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.
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.
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.
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.
Mr. Sims moved to approve Terry Moffett for the examination. Mr. Hutton seconded, and it carried.
The next meeting is scheduled for January 20-21, 2009.
Mr. Sims moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:20 a.m. Mr. Hutton seconded, and it carried.