IDAHO BOARD OF MORTICIANS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 2/9/2012

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  David L. Hutton - Chair

                                                    James H. Opdahl

                                                    F. Duayne Sims

 

BUREAU STAFF:                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                   Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                   Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                   Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

                                                   Erin Anderson, Secretary

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:07 AM MST by David L. Hutton.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to go into executive session under Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d) to consider such records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law. The purpose of the executive session was to review examination materials.  Mr. Opdahl seconded. The vote was: Mr. Hutton, aye; Mr. Sims, aye; and Mr. Opdahl; aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to come out of executive session. Mr. Opdahl seconded. The vote was: Mr. Sims, aye; Mr. Hutton, aye; and Mr. Opdahl; aye. Motion carried. 

 

APPLICATIONS

   

A motion was made by Mr. Opdahl to issue the following Certificate of Authority license.  Seconded by Mr. Sims, motion carried:

 

James Jardine   

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to deny the following application based on Idaho Code 54-1109 (1) (a-g) (3) and (4).  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:

 

Robert LaDeaux

 

 

 

 

OTHER

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to amend the agenda to discuss correspondence received concerning the suspension of Shawn O’Reilly.  The purpose for this amendment was to inform the Board of the resignation of Mr. Jardine as operating mortician for Salmon River Funeral Chapel and Challis Funeral Home while Mr. O’Reilly’s mortician license is suspended.  This was not on the original agenda because the information was received late yesterday.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried. 

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to have Mr. Ellsworth draft a letter to Mr. Mallea with a copy to Mr. Oreilly’s attorney informing them of this notice and that Mr. Mummert will be placed as the only operating mortician for Salmon River Funeral Chapel and Challis Funeral Home.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Sims to approve payment of Mr. Hutton’s car rental expense incurred from the 1/17/12 meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.

 

The Board reviewed the submitted correspondence and directed Ms. Anderson to inform Mr. Lockes of Idaho Code 54-1103 The Board suggested that Mr. Lockes contact his local county for any ordinances that he may need to comply with and the he also review cemetery regulations for Idaho.

 

NEXT MEETING 7/17/2012

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Meeting was adjourned at 9:33 AM MST.  A motion was made by all.  Individual votes were: Mr. Sims, aye; Mr. Opdahl, aye; and Mr. Hutton, aye.

 

 

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David L. Hutton, Chair                                   James H. Opdahl

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F. Duayne Sims                                              Tana Cory, Bureau Chief