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July 9, 2020 at 1:30 PM - Meeting of the Board of Commissioners (TELEPHONIC)

Agenda
1. ACTION
       Call to Order / Roll Call      
  
       - Sheila Kuehl, Commission Chair   
2. ACTION  
Consent
        - John Wagner, Executive Vice President
2.A. Approve Special Commission Meeting Summary Action Minutes and Transcript - Thursday, June 11, 2020
2.B. Approve Monthly Financial Statements for the Month Ending May 31, 2020
2.C. Contracts: Approve One New Agreement and One Renewal and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Complete Final Contract Execution Upon Approval from the Board
2.D. Approve a Strategic Partnership with Olive View-UCLA Education & Research Institute in the amount of $310,500 to Support the Expansion of Pediatric and Mental Health Services for the Strong, Healthy and Resilient Kids (SHARK) Program at Los Angeles County Department of Health Services for a Period of Three (3) Years and Authorize Staff to Execute an Agreement in the Amount of $94,875
Attachments: (1)
2.E. Authorize First 5 LA to Receive Funds from Aurrera Health Group, LLC, in Support of the California Department of Health Care Services and the Office of the California Surgeon General for the ACEs Aware Provider Engagement Grant, Approve Resolution # 2020-03, and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Execute Agreement to Receive Funds in the Amount of $225,000
2.F. Authorize First 5 LA to Receive Funds from First 5 CA in the amount of $9,054,135 through June 2023 for COVID-19 Early Care and Education provider relief and IMPACT 2020 in support of Quality Counts  California (QCC) and Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA) Regional Efforts, Approve Resolution # 2020-04 and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Execute Agreement to Receive Funds in the Amount of $9,054,135 with First 5 CA
2.G. Approve a Strategic Partnership with the California Community Foundation in the Amount of $777,000 for the Period of 11 Months to Address COVID-19 Impacts on the Early Learning Sector and Support Access to Quality Early Learning Services for the Most Vulnerable Children Birth to Age Five and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Execute Agreement in the Amount of $777,000
Attachments: (1)
3. INFORMATION
Remarks by the Commission Chair of the Board
        - Sheila Kuehl, Commission Chair
4. INFORMATION
Executive Director's Report 
        - Kim Belshe, Executive Director
5. ACTION
       
Emergency Ratification Actions Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic 
          • Approve Board Resolution 2020-05 
             - John Wagner, Executive Vice President
6. ACTION
        Finance Update for Action
          A.   Approve the Long-Term Financial Plan
          B.   Approve Resolution 2020-06 for the Final Proposed FY 20-21 Budget which includes:
               o   FY 2020-21 Proposed Budget of $124,256,493 
               o   Administrative Cap for FY 2020-21 of $14,247,528, 11.47% of the total budget
               o   Projected balance of previously Committed program allocations totaling $ 144,078,784 affirming these allocations as Committed Fund Balance in adherence with GASB 54 guidelines
               o   Removing constraints on $2,546,460 of funds for ending initiatives, redirecting these funds from the Committed to the Assigned fund balance
               o   Fund Balance Policy update, increasing the minimum reserve policy from 25% to 50% of the total annual budget; and
               o   Fund Balance Reserve amount of $62,128,247, which is available for use during the 2020-21 fiscal year only for the purposes outlined in the Fund Balance Policy
               o   Future funds through June 30, 2028 are formally assigned through Long-Term Financial Plan and will be formally amended and committed as part of the annual budget process
                       - Raoul Ortega, Director, Finance
                       - Daisy Lopez, Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis
7. INFORMATION
        COVID-19: A Path Forward, Together; First 5 LA’s State and Federal Advocacy Framework and Priorities
         - Charna Widby-Martin, Interim Director, Public Policy & Government Affairs
8. INFORMATION
        Amend a Strategic Partnership with Southern California Grantmakers, Fiscal Sponsor for the Center for Strategic Partnerships, from July 2021 to September 2021 to Support Technical Assistance to LA County Department of Mental Health to Continue to Operationalize Mental Health Services Act/Prevention and Early Intervention Funds for Prevention Efforts in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic (WRITTEN ONLY)
        - Anna Potere, Senior Program Officer, Family Supports
Attachments: (1)
9. INFORMATION
        Amend the Strategic Partnership with Dignity Community Care in the Amount of $265,000, for a total project cost of $903,876 through June 30, 2021 to Coordinate the Provision of Training and Materials to Support the Department of Health Services’ MAMA’s Neighborhood Program Expansion (WRITTEN ONLY)
        - Diana Careaga, Senior Program Officer, Family Supports
Attachments: (1)
10. INFORMATION
        Amend the Strategic Partnerships with Los Angeles Unified School District, El Monte City School District, Mountain View School District, Pomona Unified School District, and Rosemead School District for First 5 LA’s Kindergarten Readiness Assessment strategy for a combined total not to exceed $22,645,556  through June 30, 2023. The Strategic Partnership with Pomona Unified School District will go through June 30, 2021 (WRITTEN ONLY)
   
    - Becca Patton, Director, Early Care & Education
        - Marcy Manker, Senior Program Officer, Early Care & Education
Attachments: (1)
11. INFORMATION
        Establish a Strategic Partnership with Community Partners fiscal agent for Mayor’s Fund for Education in the Amount of $225,000 in Support of First 5 LA’s Business Sector Engagement Strategy for the period of 24 months and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Execute an Agreement for an Amount Not to Exceed $150,000 with an Anticipated Start Date of September 11, 2020 to June 30, 2021 (WRITTEN ONLY)
        - Jennifer Pippard, Director, Strategic Partnerships
Attachments: (1)
12. INFORMATION
        Establish a Strategic Partnership with Public Private Strategies, LLC in the Amount of $104,999 to Evaluate and Expand First 5 LA’s Business Sector Engagement Strategy to Increase the Number and Demographics of Small Business Leaders Targeted for Recruitment Within the Context of COVID-19 for the Period of 24 Months (WRITTEN ONLY)
       - Jennifer Pippard, Director, Strategic Partnerships
Attachments: (1)
13. INFORMATION
        Establish a Strategic Partnership with UNITE-LA in the Amount of $100,000 to Develop a “Talent Development Network” of Influential Cross Sector Business Partners to be Engaged and Activated in Support of Early Childhood Development and Key Economic Recovery Priorities from the COVID-19 Pandemic to Advance First 5 LA’s Four Outcomes for Children Prenatal to Five and Their Families for the Period of 24 Months (WRITTEN ONLY)
        - Jennifer Pippard, Director, Strategic Partnerships
Attachments: (1)
14. INFORMATION
        Authorize First 5 LA to Receive Funds from Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) in support of Quality Counts California (QCC) and Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA) Regional Efforts, Approve Resolution #2020-07 and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Execute Agreement to Receive Funds in the Amount of $125,000 (WRITTEN ONLY)
        - Kevin Dieterle, Senior Program Officer, Early Care & Education
15. INFORMATION
Public Comment (for items not on the agenda)
16. ACTION      
       Adjournment
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