AGENDA

BOARD OF FUNERAL, CEMETERY AND CONSUMER SERVICES

April 1, 2010 - 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Hawthorn Suites Lake Buena Vista

8303 Palm Parkway

Orlando, FL 32836

 

THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

1.                    Call to Order and Roll Call

 

2.                    Action on the Minutes

A.      March 4, 2010 – Teleconference

 

3.                    Old Business

                A.    Application(s) for Direct Disposal Establishment

                        (1)  Recommended for Approval with conditions

                (a)   Socofi Capital and Mortuary Investments Inc d/b/a Quality Care Cremation Services (Plantation)

 

4.                    Disciplinary Proceeding(s)

A.    Proposed Stipulation to Resolve Appeal of Disciplinary Action (Probable Cause Panel A)

        (1)   Emerald Coast Funeral Home (Ft Walton Beach)

B.     Settlement Stipulation for Consent Order and Proposed Consent Order (Probable Cause Panel A)

        (1)   Loyless Funeral Homes d/b/a Florida Mortuary Funeral & Cremations, Case No: 105659-09-FC

        (2)   Mees, Ronald G Jr, Case No: 105657-09-FC

        (3)   Stanley Gunter-Butler, Case No: 104232-09-FC

        (4)   Tony Tanner Funeral Services Inc., Case No: 104221-09-FC

 

5.                    Informal Hearings, Section 120.57(2), Facts Not Disputed

A.   Disciplinary Proceeding

        (1)   Motion for Determination of Waiver and for Order by Board (Probable Cause Panel A)

                (a)   Signal 7 Transport, Inc., Case No: 103066-09-FC  

B.     Funeral Director and Embalmer by Endorsement, Denial of Application

       (1)  Powell, Jack (NOI-2009-144)

 

6.                    Application(s) for Preneed Sales Agent          

A.      Informational Item (Licenses Issued without Conditions) Addendum A

 

B.       Recommended for Approval with Conditions (Criminal History)

(1)     Baldwin, Evans Palmer (Appointing Entity: Baldwin Brothers Memorial Care Services Inc.)

(2)     Bastien, Jean (Appointing Entity: SCI Funeral Services of Florida Inc)

(3)     Kennedy, Michael (Appointing Entity: Neptune Management Corp)

(4)     Stansberry, Anthony (Appointing Entity: CFS Funeral Services Inc)

 

                C.    Recommended for Deferral

(1)   MacQuarrie, Barbara (Appointing Entity: International Cremation Society Inc)

 

7.                    Application(s) for Preneed Main License

                A.    Recommended for Approval without Conditions

                        (1)  Nakia Ingraham Funeral Home, Inc. (Hollywood)

                        (2)  Stuart Group, Inc. d/b/a Affordable Cremation-A Dignified Alternative (Fort Myers)

 

                B.     Recommended for Approval with Conditions

                        (1)   Savino Funeral Home, Inc. d/b/a Savino Funeral Home & Cremation Services (Margate)

                C.    Recommended for Deferral

                        (1)   Landmark Funeral Home, Inc. (Hollywood)

 

8.                    Application(s) for Preneed Branch License

A.      Recommended for Approval with Conditions – Addendum B

 

9.                    Continuing Education Course Approval(s)

                A.    Recommended for Approval without Conditions – Addendum C

                        (1)   Academy of Graduate Embalmers of Georgia #69

                        (2)   Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity #5801

                        (3)   Florida Funeral Directors Association #75

                        (4)   Florida Morticians Association, Inc #133

                        (5)   FuneralReview.com #122

                        (6)   Independent Funeral Directors of Florida #135

                        (7)   In-Sight Books #10008

                        (8)   International Order of the Golden Rule #2201            

                        (9)   National Funeral Directors Association #136

                      (10)   National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association #120

                      (11)   SCI Management – Dignity University #99 

 

10.                 Application(s) for Florida Laws and Rules Examination

A.      Recommended for Approval without Conditions – Addendum D

(1)   Funeral Director and Embalmer - by Internship

(a)           Burg Jr, Gary L

(b)           Dorsey, Joshua

(c)           Fleming, Brittney A

(d)  Johnson, William A

(e)           Spates, Charles A

(2)     Funeral Director and Embalmer-by Endorsement

                                (a)  LaBella, Peter J

                                (b)  Mandel, Lloyd J

 

11.                 Application(s) for Internship

A.      Recommended for Approval without Conditions – Addendum E

(1)     Funeral Director and Embalmer

(a)     Clemons, Audrey Y

(b)     Williams, Tysnie L

 

12.                 Application(s) for Embalmer Apprentice

A.      Recommended for Approval without Conditions – Addendum F

(1)     Johnson, Darrell D

(2)     Wilson, Ralph E

             

               B.     Recommended for Denial

                        (1)    Richard, Jr., Samuel E

 

13.                 Registration(s) as a Training Agency

A.      Recommended for Approval without Conditions – Addendum G

(1)     Funeral Directing and Embalming

                                (a)           Sellers Funeral Home Inc (F041524)

                        (2)    Embalming

                                (a)           Gendron Funeral Home & Cremation Services (F057222)

 

 

14.                 Consumer Protection Trust Fund Claims

A.      Recommended for Approval without Conditions – Addendum H

 

15.                 Application(s) for Change in Location of Establishment

A.      Informational Item - Addendum I

                        (1)   Northeast Florida Cremations LLC d/b/a A Direct Cremation (F052855)

 

16.                 Application(s) for Monument Establishment Sales Agent, Licenses Issued without Conditions

A.      Informational Item - Addendum J

 

17.                 Application(s) for Monument Establishment Retailer License

                A.    Angelic Monument Co., Inc. (Sunrise)

 

18.                 Application(s) for Direct Disposal Establishment

               A.   Recommended for Approval without Conditions

                       (1)   Jacob M. Kilgore d/b/a Kilgore Family Cremations (Pinellas Park)

 

19.                 Application(s) for Funeral Establishment

A.      Recommended for Approval without Conditions

       (1)   Global Asset Negotiators Inc d/b/a Global Alternative Cremations and Funeral Choices (Fort Lauderdale)

 

B.       Recommended for Approval with Conditions

(1)     Alex 2002 LLC d/b/a Carnegie & Dallas Funeral Services (Clearwater)

(2)     Brandon Funeral and Cremation Services LLC (Brandon)

(3)     Eric S George Funeral Home Dania Inc (Dania)

(4)     Integrity Funeral Services Inc (Tampa)

 

20.                 Application(s) for Removal Service

                A.    Recommended for Approval with Conditions

                       (1)                   Lee Transport Service LLC (Caryville)

                       (2)                   Metro Mortuary Removal Inc (Miami Gardens)

 

21.                 Contract(s) or Other Related Form(s)

                A.    Monument Establishment Retail Sales Agreement

                        (1)   Recommended for Approval without Conditions

                                (a)   Angelic Monument Co., Inc. (Tamarac)

 

22.                 Special Item – Recommended for Approval with Conditions

A.      Buxton Funeral Home Bankruptcy & Related Matters

(1)     Assumption of Buxton Preneed Contracts by Family Heritage

(2)     Application for Funeral Establishment License at Buxton Location

(a)     Okeechobee Funeral Home LLC d/b/a Buxton Funeral Home & Crematory (Okeechobee)

 

23.                 Request to Borrow Against Care and Maintenance Trust Fund

A.      Recommended for Denial

(1)     All Saints Cemetery Association (Jensen Beach)

 

24.                 Chairman's Report (Oral)

 

25.                 Executive Director’s Report

A.    Issue RE Fee Due Regarding Beaches Memorial Gardens (see attachments)

B.     Request to Address the Board – Bill Burger re: “Death Masks” (see attachments)

C.    Inquiry from Todd Winninger: Division Response

D.    Report from Richard Baldwin, Examiner for Menorah Gardens, January ‘10 (see attachments)

26.                 Office of Attorney General’s Report (Oral)

 

27.                 Administrative Report                                                                                                                             

A.

New Cemetery Applications Received Since Last Meeting

0

Recommended for Approval

0

Pending

0

B.

Cemetery Acquisition Applications Received Since Last Meeting

0

Recommended for Approval

0

Pending

0

C.

Preneed License Applications Received Since Last Meeting

0

Active Preneed Licenses

332

Presented to the Board at this Meeting

4

Pending

0

D.

Preneed License Branch Applications Received Since Last Meeting

0

Active Preneed License Branches

340

Recommended for Approval

3

Pending

0

E.

Preneed Sales Agent Applications Received Since Last Meeting

133

Active Sales Agents as of March 16, 2010

3781

Recommended for Approval

35

Temporary Licenses Issued; Pending Permanent

138

F.

Monument Establishment Applications Received Since Last Meeting

1

Active Monument Establishments

96

Pending

1

G.

Broker of Burial Rights Applications Received Since Last Meeting

1

Active Brokers of Burial Rights

12

Pending

1

H.

Exempt Cemetery Reports Received Since Last Meeting

1

Active Exempt Cemeteries

69

Pending

0

I.

Preneed Funeral Contract Consumer Protection Trust Fund Balance as of January 20, 2010

$7,799,157.09

# Claims Presented at This Board Meeting

19

$ Claims Presented at This Board Meeting

$ 5,330.33

Claims Paid as of March 16, 2010 (for fiscal year 2009-2010)

$36,165.01

J.

New Establishment Applications Received Since Last Meeting

15

 

Pending

10

 

Completed

5

K.

New Individual Applications Received Since Last Meeting

23

 

Pending

13

 

Completed

10

L.

Request for Training Facility Applications Received Since Last Meeting

4

 

Pending

2

 

Completed

2

M.

Request for CE Providers and Courses Received Since Last Meeting

24

 

Pending

0

 

Completed

24

N.

Initial Inspections Received Since Last Meeting

13

 

Pending

1

 

Completed

12

O.

Inspections Received Since Last Meeting

111

 

Pending

0

 

Completed

111

P.

Initial Licenses Issued Since Last Meeting

45

 

Renewal Licenses Issued Since Last Meeting

349

 

Duplicate Licenses Issued Since Last Meeting

7

 

28.                 Disciplinary Report

 

Issued Since Last Meeting   

(February 4 2010)

Issued Since

January 1, 2010

Notice of Non-Compliance

17

18

Citations

4

5

 

29.                 Adjournment

 

THE CHAIRMAN MAY MAKE SPECIFIC CHANGES IN THE AGENDA AFTER IT HAS BEEN MADE AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION, ONLY FOR "GOOD CAUSE" SHOWN.