First 5 Commission Meeting

January 22, 2018 at 3:30 PM

Department of Health Services
490 Mendocino Avenue

Manzanita Room

Santa Rosa, CA 95401
38.43555, -122.7035451

Agenda

I. Call to Order

Speaker: Commission Chair, Kelly Bass Seibel

Approximate Time: 3:30 pm

II. Public Comment on Non-Agendized Items

Speaker: Commission Chair, Kelly Bass Seibel

Approximate Time: 3:30 pm

 III. Consent Calendar Action Item

Speaker: Commission Chair, Kelly Bass Seibel

  • Minutes of December 4, 2017
  • Commissioner Per Diem Expense Report

Approximate Time: 3:33 pm

IV. Welcome New Commissioners: Jennielynn Holmes and Chair of the Board of Supervisors, James Gore

Speaker: Commission Chair, Kelly Bass Seibel

Approximate Time: 3:36 pm

V. Recommendation to Authorize Executive Director to Reallocate across Fiscal Years Action Item

  • Multi-Year Investment Pla, 2018-2021

Speaker: Angie Dillon-Shore, Executive Director, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 3:40 pm

VI. Recommendation to increase 2018-2021 funding allocation to Strategic Priority Outcome 3A: Increase the availability of high quality early care and education Action Item

Speaker: Leah Benz, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 3:43 pm

VII. Recommendation to Approve MOU with SCOE to accept QRIS CSPP Block Grant (CA Department of Education) Action Item

$365,066

7/1/17 to 9/30/18

Speaker: Leah Benz, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 3:45 pm

VIII. Recommendation to Accept QRIS Infant/Toddler Block Grant (CA Department of Education) Action Item

$121,292

7/1/17 to 9/30/18

Speaker: Leah Benz, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 3:47 pm

IX. Recommendation to subcontract with Quality Counts partners to implement QRIS activities Action item

CDE CSPP and Infant/Toddler QRIS Block Grant funding:

  1. SCOE - Child Care Planning Council (Infant/Toddler: $34,500 and CSPP: $25,000; 7/1/17 to 9/30/18)
  2. River to Coast Children's Services (Infant/Toddler: $63,184; 7/1/17 to 9/30/18)
  3. Community Child Care Council (Infant/Toddler: $12,600 and CSPP: $290,203; 7/1/17 to 9/30/18)

Proposition 10 revenue funding:

  1. Community Child Care Council (Coaching and Incentives: $200,000; 7/1/17 to 6/30/20)
  2. SCOE - Child Care Planning Council (Assessments: $100,000; 7/1/18 to 6/30/20)
  3. Sonoma County Human Services Department (READY Evaluation; $150,000; 7/1/18 to 6/30/19)
  4. Early Learning Institute (Enhancement to The Consultation Project contract: Increase by $180,000; 7/1/18 to 6/30/21)

Speaker: Leah Benz, First 5 Sonoma County

  • Recommendations for Contracts - Quality Counts
  • CSEFEL Teaching Pyramid Overview

Approximate Time: 3:50 pm

X. Recommendation to contract with Community Child Care Council to Administer First 5 CA IMPACT Hub funding Action Item

$200,000

7/1/18 to 6/30/20

Speaker: Leah Benz, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 4:00 pm

XI. Recommendation to release RFA Strategic Priority Outcome 4E: ECE Facilities Action Item

Speaker: Leah Benz, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 4:03 pm

XII. Recommendation to approve use of Title IV-E funds for Triple P costs Action Item

Sonoma County Human Services Department

7/1/18 to 6/30/21

Speaker: Angie Dillon-Shore, Executive Director, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 4:10 pm

XIII. Mid-Year Budget Review

  • Mid-Year budget summary

Speaker: Kelley Naiman, Department of Health Services Accounting Manager

Approximate Time: 4:13 pm

XIV. Recognition of Local Early Childhood Heroes 

Speaker: Commission Chair, Kelly Bass Seibel

Approximate Time: 4:20 pm

XV. Evaluation Committee

Speaker: Commissioner Karen Fies

  • Brief: Dental Health Stakeholder Interviews

Approximate Time: 4:30 pm

XVI. Communications Committee

Speaker: Commissioner Cynthia Murray

Approximate Time: 4:40 pm

XVII. Professional Community Advisory Committee

Speaker: Melanie Dodson, Executive Director, 4Cs

Approximate Time: 4:50 pm

XVIII. Legislative Report

  • Summary of Governor's 18-19 Budget
  • AB 11 Fact Sheet
  • Letter to Assemblymember Jim Wood
  • Letters to U.S. Senator Mike Thompson and Congressman Jared Huffman

Speaker: Angie Dillon-Shore, Executive Director, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 4:55 pm

XIX. Staff Report on State, Regional, & Local Activities

Speaker: Angie Dillon-Shore and Staff, First 5 Sonoma County

Approximate Time: 5:10 pm 

XX. Adjourn

Speaker: Commission Chair, Kelly Bass Seibel

Approximate Time: 5:30 pm

Public Comment is taken on each Agenda Item.  
Materials related to any item on this Agenda submitted to the Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at 490 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 203, Santa Rosa, CA  95401 during normal business hours. For information, disability-related modification or accommodation, or to review materials prior to the meeting contact First 5 Sonoma County, Department of Health Services, 490 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 203 Santa Rosa, CA  95401, (707) 565-6686, first5@sonoma-county.org

Public Participation Guidelines for Monthly Commission Meetings

The First 5 Sonoma County Commission encourages and welcomes the participation of the public on matters related to the Commission’s business. Commission meetings are conducted in compliance with the Brown Act (California Government Code Section 54950 et sec.). The Brown Act is intended to promote transparency and public trust in government through procedures that ensure fair and equal public access, attendance and participation. Brown Act procedures also preserve the integrity of the decision-making process via open deliberations and actions of the Commission. 

Notification of Agenda

Meeting agendas are posted 72-hours prior to every Commission meeting in order to provide adequate notice to the public of what discussion and action is to occur. Subject to very limited exceptions, the Brown Act prohibits the Commission from taking any action or discussion of an item not on the posted agenda. 

Public Comment

Making public comment at Commission meetings is an opportunity for the community to speak to the Commission about an issue they see as relevant to the work of First 5. A designated staff member is responsible for collecting and delivering public comment request cards to the Commission Chair. Before any motion is adopted, the Commission Chair will call for public comments in the order cards were submitted. Individuals may speak for up to three minutes. Staff will inform the speaker when the time is close to expired. Commissioner response to public comment in a meeting is limited to brief comments under Brown Act rules.

Public Comment on an Item on the Agenda

  • Submit a public comment request card anytime up to and during the item (prior to the Commission action)
  • Commissioners may respond briefly to public comments
  • Commissioners may refer issues related to the item to staff for follow-up and/or may place a related issue on a future agenda

Public Comment on an Item NOT on the Agenda (non-agendized)

  • Submit a public comment request card prior to the item "Public Comment on Non-Agendized Items"
  • Commissioners may NOT discuss or take action on a non-agendized item
  • Commissioners may refer a non-agendized issue to staff for follow-up and/or may place an issue on a future agenda