October 18, 2012 Synopsis of Council Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan
Council Meeting
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Council Office, Regina
9:00 a.m.

 Synopsis of Minutes

Todd Lumbard, Chairperson; Phil Fredette, Vice-Chairperson; Jeff Ofstie;
Betty Anne Stevenson; Raymond Bailey; David Grambo; Basil Forsberg; Allan Higgs; Jerry Borkowsky; Eric Greene, Acting Superintendent of Funeral and Cremation Services; Sandy Mahon, Registrar

Minutes taken by:
Tanya Chernick-Aldridge

Council was advised there has been 1 complaint since the last meeting of Council.  The matter is presently being evaluated.

Council was advised that a Discipline Hearing for Council files 2010-14 & 2011-11 has been scheduled for November 21, 2012 to consider penalties.

Council was advised that a funeral home and crematorium license was issued to Eternal Memories Funeral Service and Crematorium Inc. in North Battleford.

Council will make a presentation to the Financial Services Commission on November 8, 2012.

Members of Council met with the representatives of the Saskatchewan Crematoria Council on October 16, 2012.

A motion was passed to approve revisions to bylaws and schedule of forms recommended by the Legislative Committee.

The Revenue & Expense Report for August 2012 was approved by Council.

Council was advised that at the October 17, 2012 Regional Forum in Regina a licensee passed on his accolades to the Administrative Staff at Council Office for their assistance and cooperation.

Council was advised that a meeting of the Education Committee will be held on November 20th, 2012.

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.