IDAHO BOARD OF MORTICIANS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 8/12/2008

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  David L Hutton - Chair

                                                             F Duayne Sims

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    John Buck

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

                                                            Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist               

 

Meeting was called to order at 10:05 a.m. MDT by David L Hutton.

 

 Linda Goff was introduced to the Board as a new Technical Records Specialist, who will be serving this Board in the future.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Continuing Education

 

The Idaho Funeral Service Association wants to propose the legislation for the addition of continuing education.  The Board is in support of this action.

 

Mr. Sims moved to withdraw the proposed legislation from being submitted by the Board and to have it presented by the IFSA. Mr. Hutton seconded, and it carried.

 

Mr. Sims moved to draft a letter of support of the continuing education legislation now being carried by the Association, and have Chairman Hutton sign on behalf of the Board. Mr. Hutton seconded, and it carried.

 

Mr. Sims moved to have the letter of support sent to President Douglas Webb, IFSA, and a copy to Ken Mallea, Executive Director.  Mr. Hutton seconded, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Contract

 

The 2009 contract between the Board and the Bureau was presented for review.  Discussion was held on the indirect expenses for the Board. The indirect Administrative expenses have decreased by .23 percent, the Investigative costs have decreased by .57 percent, and the Fiscal costs have increased by .01 percent.

 

Mr. Sims moved to approve the contract and have Chairman Hutton sign it on behalf of the Board.  Mr. Hutton seconded, and it carried.

 

Inspection Form for Funeral Establishments

 

The inspection form for funeral establishments is to be finalized at the January 2009 meeting.

 

Inspection of Crematory

 

The Bureau is to notify Mr. Sims of the inspection of the new crematory for Wilks in Pocatello so he can be in attendance at the inspection.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Mr. Hutton moved to go into executive session for the review of an application per Idaho Code  67-2345 (1) (d).  Ms. Sims seconded.  Aye votes: Mr. Sims and Mr. Hutton.  Nay votes: None.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Sims moved to come out of executive session.  Mr. Hutton seconded.  Aye votes: Mr. Sims and Mr. Hutton.  Nay votes: None.  Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

    

Mr. Sims moved to approve Terry Moffett for the examination.  Mr. Hutton seconded, and it carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next meeting is scheduled for January 20-21, 2009. 

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Sims moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:20 a.m.  Mr. Hutton seconded, and it carried.