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February 22, 2018 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Council Office
9:00 a.m.

 Synopsis of Minutes

 Present: Shannon Leson, Chairperson; Gloria Malinoski, Vice-Chairperson; Nancy Kirk; Jeff Weafer; Lyle Burkell; Eleanor Shumay; Denny Huyghebaert, Deputy Superintendent of Funeral and Cremation Services; Sandy Mahon, Registrar

Teleconference: Agnes Ewen; Robert Volk

Regrets: Chrystal Armstrong

 Guests: Clive Weighill – 11:00 a.m.

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge

A motion was passed to adopt the revision to Policy and Procedures of Council 2007-09 – Appointments to Investigation and Discipline Committees.

A motion was passed to strike standing committees for Investigations and Discipline.

Council was advised that four complaints have been received since the last meeting of Council.  One has successfully been resolved.  Eight compliance reviews have been conducted to date.

A motion was passed to appoint Lorne Puffalt as the Chairperson of the Legislative & Governance Committee.

A motion was passed to approve the December 2017 Revenue & Expense Reports as presented.  A further motion was passed to approve the 2018 Budget as presented.

A motion was passed to approve the AON Evaluation of the Assurance Fund as presented.

Council was advised that Occupational Health and Safety Inspectors have advised they will be visiting all funeral homes in Saskatchewan by January 1, 2019.

The next meeting of Council will be March 29, 2018.

In the interest of timely disclosure, this synopsis of Council Minutes is posted for your information only.  This is a summary only and is not to be used in place of the office version.  Official Council Minutes are not created until the transcript of the minutes is reviewed and adopted by Council at a subsequent monthly meeting.  To inquire into any matter arising from this summary, please contact the Registrar.