April 8, 2014 Council Synopsis of Minutes

Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan

Council Meeting
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. 

Synopsis of Minutes


Present: Jeff Ofstie, Vice-Chairperson; Raymond Bailey; Nancy Kirk; Robert Volk; David Grambo; Todd Lumbard; Agnes Ewen; Eleanor Shumay; Sandy Mahon, Registrar 

Regrets: Phil Fredette, Chairperson; Shannon Leson; Larry Wilson, Superintendent of Funeral & Cremation Services 

Guests:Jamie Wilson, Partner, KPMG; Melanie Olson, Manager, KPMG 

Minutes taken by: Tanya Chernick-Aldridge

Council was advised that three complaints have been received since the last meeting.  Preliminary evaluations are ongoing on two matters and one complaint has been concluded with no further action.  Forty three compliance reviews have been conducted to date as well as three prepaid contract compliance reviews since the beginning of the year. 

Council was advised that negotiations for the renewal of the lease for the Council office will be undertaken in the near future. 

A motion was passed to accept the Revenue & Expense Reports for December 2013, January 2014 and February 2014. 

A motion was passed to accept the December 31, 2013 Audited Financial Statement presented by KPMG. 

The next meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon, SK.

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.