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September 10, 2020 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM : Meeting of the Board of Commissioners (VIRTUAL)


 
Agenda
1. ACTION
       Call to Order / Roll Call    
Presenter:  Sheila Kuehl, Commission Chair
2. ACTION  
        Consent
   
Presenter:  John Wagner, Executive Vice President
2.A. Approve Special Commission Meeting Summary Action Minutes and Transcript - Thursday, July 9, 2020
2.B. Contracts: Approve Five New Agreements and Two Renewals, and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Complete Final Contract Execution Upon Approval from the Board
2.C. 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
2.D. Approve Amendment to 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 and Authorize Staff to Execute a Contract in the Amount of $75,000 from September 2020 to September 2021
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2.E. Approve Amendment to a 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
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2.F. Approve Amendment to Strategic Partnerships with Los Angeles Unified School District, El Monte City School District, Mountain View School, and Rosemead School District through June 30, 2023 and Pomona Unified School District through June 30, 2021 for First 5 LA’s Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Strategy for a Combined Total not to Exceed $22,645,556 and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Execute
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2.G. Approve a Strategic Partnership with Community Partners, Fiscal Sponsor for the Mayor’s Fund for Education, in the Amount of $225,000 for the period of 24 months to support First 5 LA’s Efforts to Engage the Business Sector for Early Childhood Advocacy; and Authorize First 5 LA Staff to Execute an Agreement for an Amount not to Exceed $150,000 with an Anticipated Contract Start Date of September 11, 2020 to September 10, 2021 (Fund Balance Category: Committed for FY 2020-21 and Assigned for FY 2021-22 and FY 2022-23
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2.H. Approve 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
 
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2.I. Approve 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
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3. INFORMATION
      
Remarks by the Commission Chair of the Board
       
Presenter:  Sheila Kuehl, Commission Chair
4. INFORMATION
        Executive Director's Report 
Presenter:  Kim Belshe, Executive Director
5. INFORMATION
       Emergency Ratification Actions Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
      •      Approve Board Resolution 2020-08
 
Presenter:  John Wagner, Executive Vice President
6. INFORMATION
       2020-2028 Strategic Plan: Implementation Progress 

Presenters: Christina Altmayer, Vice President, Programs; Kimberly Hall, Interim Director, Measurement, Learning & Evaluation; Anna Potere, Senior Program Officer, Family Supports; Becca Patton, Director, Early Care & Education; John Wagner, Executive Vice President
7. INFORMATION
       2020 Biennial Update to First 5 LA’s Local Conflict of Interest Code; Upon Adoption, Direct Staff to File the Updated Code with the County of Los Angeles
Presenter:  Craig Steele, Legal Counsel, Richards, Watson, Gershon
8. INFORMATION
Public Comment (for items not on the agenda)
9. ACTION      
       Adjournment
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