Current Commission Meeting Agenda and Packet

Regular Commission Meeting and Public Hearing
March 10, 2016, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Mono County Office of Education Conference Room, Mammoth Lakes
Via polycom at: Mono County Office of Education Conference Room, Bridgeport

Agenda

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1.Public Comment

Members of the public are given the opportunity to address the Commission on items of interest and within the jurisdiction of the Commission as such items are discussed. This time is allowed for public input on any item not on the agenda. Time may be limited, depending on the number of speakers and items of business.

2.Minutes

Consideration of minutes for the January 7, 2016 Commission meeting. (ACTION)

3.Annual Review—First 5 Mono County Strategic Plan 2014-2019

Opportunity for the public to comment on the First 5 Mono Strategic Plan 2014-2019. (PUBLIC HEARING)

4. Commission Membership Updates Discussion and consideration of the following:

a. The Commission will take action to recommend to the Board of Supervisors the re-appointment of Commissioner Rick Johnson, whose term expires on May 1, 2016. (ACTION)

b. Commissioner Karin Humiston, whose term expires on May 20, 2016, will not be seeking reappointment as a Commissioner. (INFORMATION)

c. The Commission will take action to approve staff to work with the County Administrative Officer in seeking letters of interest and asking the Board of Supervisors for appointment of a mutually agreed upon candidate for the vacancy created by Commissioner Humiston’s term expiration on May 20, 2016. According to County Code, prospective members must fit the membership category filled by Karin Humiston: “persons responsible for management of the following county functions: children’s services, public health services, behavioral health services, social services and tobacco and other substance abuse prevention and treatment services.” (ACTION)

5. CDBG Fund Award for Child Care Services Discussion and consideration of the following agreements. The Commission shall first determine whether the subject matter of the proposed agreements are consistent with the Commission’s strategic plan and fiscal plan. The Commission may then authorize the Director to sign and administer the agreements. (ACTION)

a.Intra-Agency Agreement with Mono County to facilitate the implementation of CDBG child care services funding award activities in the amount of $482,558.

b.Subrecipient Agreement with Eastern Sierra Unified School District to implement CDBG child care services activities in the amount of $465,116.

6. Abriendo Puertas Agreement

The Commission will consider approval of the agreement between Natalie Feeney and First 5 for the provision of professional services to teach the Abriendo Puertas program. (ACTION)

7. Program Updates

Staff and Commissioners will report on the following programs. (INFORMATION)

Commission-run Programs

a.Child Care Quality: CARES Plus and IMPACT Programs

b.Home Visiting: Welcome Baby! and Parenting Partners (CAPIT Grant)

c.Breastfeeding Promotion and Outreach

d.Oral Health Initiative

e.Peapod Playgroups (Prop. 63 MHSA)

f.School Readiness Activities

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8. 2014-15 Independent Fiscal Audit

The Commission will consider approval of the 2014-2015 Independent Fiscal Audit that was reviewed at the October 15, 2015 meeting. (ACTION)

9. First 5 Mono County Strategic Plan 2014-2019

The Commission will review and consider approval of the First 5 Mono County Strategic Plan 2014-2019. (ACTION)

10.Commission Budget

Staff will report on the First 5 Mono Revenue and Expenditures-to-date. (INFORMATION)

11. FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget Revision

The Commission will review and consider approval of the Fiscal Year 2015-16 proposed budget revision.

Next Commission Meeting: Thursday, June 16th, 2016 Mono County Office of Education, Mammoth Lakes Conference Room, and via polycom to Mono County Office of Education, Bridgeport Conference Room. April 14th meeting cancelled due to lack of agenda items.

Note: If you need disability modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting, please contact the Commission office at (760) 924-7626 at least 48 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Government Code Section 54954.2(a)