April 16, 2015 Print E-mail

Our Vision:  All Humboldt County children thrive in healthy, supportive, nurturing families and neighborhoods, enter school ready to learn and become active participants of their communities.


Meeting Date and Time:   April 16, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:30 am
Location:    Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka, CA



I.   Welcome and Introductions
II.  Public Comments and Announcements

III. Executive Director Report

IV.  Approval of Minutes:  Commission meeting minutes of March 24, 2015

V.  Consent Calendar:  The following item was reviewed and recommended for adoption and may be approved by a single vote.  Any member of the public may request the Commission to pull the item for further discussion.  A.  February 2015 Postings

VI.  Action Item: Healthy Beverage Policy
Reference: The Commission has reviewed draft versions of the Healthy Beverage Policy and will consider the final version.  The Healthy Beverage Policy will apply to children in FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT funded programs, and adults attending FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT meetings and events.     (15 min) 

VII.  Information ItemAnnual Evaluation Report
Reference: Kim Puckett will present the local annual Evaluation Report for the year ending December 2014.     
(45 min) 

VIII.  Discussion Item:  Annual Program Evaluation Team Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2015/2016
Reference: Per the Commission’s ‘Evaluation Policy for the Continuation of Existing Programs,’ the Program Evaluation Team’s recommendations for Fiscal Year 2015/2016 will be discussed for the following programs:    (60 min)

A. TOOTH (Teaching Oral Optimism Throughout Humboldt)
B. Paso a Paso (Step by Step)
C. Nurse Family Partnership
D. 0-5 Health Access Worker
E. Children’s Dental Strategic Plan
F. Library Partnership
G. KEET TV Ready to Learn
H. Hoopa School Readiness
I. Multiple Assistance Center
J. Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center
K. Humboldt County Office of Education Partnership/Children & Family Support Specialist & Inclusion Specialist
L. Blue Lake Community Resource Center
M. Mattole Family Resource Center
N. Mckinleyville Family Resource Center
O. Willow Creek Community Resource Center
P. Southern Humboldt Playgroups
Q. Humboldt Community Switchboard & Women & Children’s Fund
R. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

IX.  Information Item:  Commission Budget for Fiscal Year 2015/2016
Reference: Per the Commission’s annual budget development process, the draft budget for Fiscal Year 2015/2016 will be reviewed.    (20 min)         


Next Meeting: May 19, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm, Humboldt County Office of Education, Madrone Room, 901 Myrtle Ave, Eureka