Baldwin County, Alabama
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File #: 22-1401    Version: 1
Agenda section: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/19/2022 Meeting type: Baldwin County Commission Regular
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action:
Agenda item title: Baldwin County Coroner's Office - Memorandums of Understanding with Hughes Funeral Home and Mack Funeral Home
Attachments: 1. Memorandum of Understanding - Hughes Funeral Home (Oct. 2022), 2. Memorandum of Understanding - Mack Funeral Home (Oct. 2022)

Meeting Type:    BCC Regular Meeting

Meeting Date:  9/20/2022

Item Status:   New

From: Dr. Brian Pierce, Coroner

Submitted by:  Brandy Byrd, Coroner Executive Assistant

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ITEM TITLE

Title

Baldwin County Coroner’s Office - Memorandums of Understanding with Hughes Funeral Home and Mack Funeral Home                                             

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STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

Take the following actions to provide storage of bodies during a mass fatality or due to mechanical issues that could result in decomposition of persons:

1) Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the Baldwin County Commission (Coroner’s Office) and Hughes Funeral Home; and

2) Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the Baldwin County Commission (Coroner’s Office) and Mack Funeral Home.

The terms for each Memorandum of Understanding shall be for a period of 24 months, commencing on October 1, 2022, and expiring on October 1, 2024, and may be extended upon written mutual agreement of both parties.                            

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 

Background:  Dr. Brian Pierce, Coroner, respectfully requests the Baldwin County Commission approve the Memorandums of Understanding between the Baldwin County Commission Coroner’s Office and Hughes Funeral Home and Mack Funeral Home to provide for storage of bodies during a mass fatality or due to mechanical issues that could result in decomposition of persons.

 

Previous Commission action/date:  09/17/2019, 09/21/2021

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

 

Total cost of recommendation:  N/A

 

Budget line item(s) to be used:  N/A

 

If this is not a budgeted expenditure, does the recommendation create a need for funding?  N/A

 

LEGAL IMPACT

 

Is legal review necessary for this staff recommendation and related documents? 

N/A

 

Reviewed/approved by:  N/A

 

Additional comments:  This document is the same as previously approved by the County Attorney except for changes to dates.

 

ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS

 

Is advertising required for this recommendation?  N/A

 

If the proof of publication affidavit is not attached, list the reason: N/A

 

FOLLOW UP IMPLEMENTATION

 

For time-sensitive follow up, select deadline date for follow up:  Yes - Current Memorandums of Understanding terminate on October 1, 2022

 

Individual(s) responsible for follow up:  Administration Staff

 

Action required (list contact persons/addresses if documents are to be mailed or emailed):  Mail correspondence to:

 

Mr. Benji Hughes

Hughes Funeral Home

7951 American Way

Daphne, Alabama 36526

 

Ms. Sherri Mack

Mack Funeral Home

Post Office Box 656

Robertsdale, Alabama 36567

 

cc: Dr. Brian Pierce, Coroner

 

Additional instructions/notes:  Administration - place in tickler need fully executed MOUs.