Meeting Agenda March 22, 2021


MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021 @ 9:30 A.M.



In compliance with Government Code Section 54957.5, non-exempt writings that are distributed to a majority or all of the commission, in advance of a meeting, may be viewed at 701 Main Street, Loyalton, California, or at the scheduled meeting. In addition, if you would like a copy of any item on the agenda please contact First 5 Sierra at (530) 993-4884.

As authorized by Governor Newsom’s Executive Order, N-25-20, dated March 12, 2020, the meeting will be conducted both in-person and virtually, accessible at the above address, on the internet, or by telephone. Members of the public will be able to join the webcast (instructions below) and shall have the right to observe and offer public comment. Any members of the public attending the in-person meeting will be required to wear a mask and to observe a six-foot social distance from others. This altered format is in observance of the recommendation by local officials that precautions be taken to address the threat of COVID-19.

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A. Call to Order

B. Flag Salute

C. Roll Call

D. Approval of Agenda

E. Public Comment

The public has an opportunity at this time to comment on any item not printed for

discussion or action on this agenda.

F. Public Hearing

1. First 5 CA Annual Report: Commission to receive public comment and approve the

FY 19-20 First 5 CA Annual Report (Report can be found here)

G. Reports

1. Commissioner Reports

2. Interim Director Report:

a. Introduction of Lisa Watson as Interim Administrative Support

b. Process for Reviewing Statutory Requirement of First 5 Legislation and Review

of Strategic Plan

c. SPCFA Framework and Impact on First 5 Sierra Activities in the Future

1. Business Manager Report

a. Budget to Actuals Fiscal Report

H. Approval of Minutes

1. Action Item: Approve Special Meeting Minutes of February 17, 2021

2. Action Item: Approve Special Meeting Minutes of March 12, 2021


1. Discussion: Commission to Discuss Information Needed to Inform the Hiring of an

Executive Director

2. Discussion: Commission to Discuss Kindergarten Round-up Backpacks and Inserts

for Parents


1. Discussion/Action: Commission to Consider Authorizing Interim Admin Support to

submit ACEs extension

2. Discussion/Action: Commission to consider authorizing payment for Linda

Chamberlain (not to exceed $3,000) as a component of ACEs grant.

3. Discussion/Action: Commission to Consider Approval of Mini-Grant to High Sierras

Family Resource Center to Support Distributions of Education and Materials for

Families of Young Children.

4. Discussion/Action: Commission to Consider moving Commission Meeting time to

10:30 am. on April 19th


The next regular meeting of the Sierra County Children’s and Families Commission will

be held on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 10:30 A.M., virtually. Access information will be

posted on the First 5 Sierra website.


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