Join us in person for a Board meeting April 3

Mar 29, 2024 | First 5 Commission News

Join us at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2024, as First 5 Orange County meets in person.

The meeting will be held at the Orange County Transportation Authority Conference Center, 550 South Main Street, Orange, CA. Members of the public can listen to live audio streaming of the meeting via phone or Zoom.

During the April Board meeting, Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari Freidenrich will present her work as our treasurer. Shari oversees First 5 Orange County’s investments to maximize returns and ensure compliance.

The Board will hold a public hearing to receive First 5 California’s Annual Report and the State Controller’s report on their independent review of the county commission audit.

In addition, staff will be sharing a series of presentations on the work being done in the prenatal to three focus area, including the CalWORKs Home Visiting Program Services and expansion of the HealthySteps program that will bring HealthySteps to an additional 10 clinics.

First 5 Orange County has gone paperless for our Board meetings. For a complete list of agenda items, including back up materials, click here.

To listen to the meeting via Zoom click here, or use Zoom Webinar ID 883 5993 0264 and the passcode 302048. You can also listen to the meeting via phone at 1-669-444-9171 or 1-669-900-9128.

Public Comments:

Members of the public may address the Board regarding any item in one of three ways:

  1. In-Person Comment — Members of the public may attend the meeting in person and address the Commission regarding any item contained in the agenda. If you wish to speak on an agenda item, please complete a Speaker Form identifying the item(s) and deposit it in the Speaker Form Return box located next to the Clerk. Speaker Forms are available at the entrance of the Conference Center
  2. Verbal Comment (Zoom) — Public Comment may also be made by member of the public participating via Zoom. When the item is called, use the “Raise Hand” feature in Zoom or dial *9 if participating by phone. Please wait to be called upon by staff.
  3. Written Comment — Public comments may be submitted in writing by emailing them to The comments will be distributed to all of the Commissioners and read into the meeting record. If you wish to comment on a specific agenda item, please identify the item in your email. General public comments will be addressed during the general public comment item on the agenda. In order to ensure that staff has the ability to provide comments to the Commissioners in a timely manner, please submit your comments by 12 p.m. on April 2, 2023. Public comments will be made available to the public upon request.

Any member of the public requiring a reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Commission at least 48 hours prior to the meeting at or (714) 834-2206.

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