St. Paul Al-Anon Intergroup Business Meeting
Minutes – November 8, 2011

The meeting opened at 7:02 pm with the Serenity Prayer

Roll call
Acting Chair and IR, Seekers of Compassion AFG
IR, Serenity Seekers of White Bear Lake Al-Anon
Assistant Treasurer, webmaster and Alt IR, Midway Wednesday 6:30 pm
IR, Summit Hill Wednesday AFG
Treasurer and IR, Highland Saturday 10 am Al-Anon Adult Children

It was noted there was not a quorum of representatives (5% of 110 groups = 6); thus no decisions would be binding.

Sharings from The Forum (2009 and 2010) on Concept Eleven (The World Service Office is composed of selected committees, executives and staff members) were read.


There is no secretary at this time. Minutes from the October meeting were approved without objection. A member volunteered to record minutes from this meeting.
Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer
All sales taxes from 2009 and 2010 are now paid in full. Bills are current. Trends remain stable for sales and contributions. Office volunteers are doing a great job of recording sales and making change! Procedures are now in place for tax exempt purchases. The reports were approved without objection.
Office Volunteers
No report. It was noted there were a few days remaining open for November office staffing.
No report. Receipts for reimbursement of the previous newsletter are in process.
Web site
All are encouraged to check it out. Meetings/events/service opportunities/Intergroup minutes and much more are available. The Intergroup home page is Intergroup Email is
Inside Literature
No report
Event Literature
Packed and ready for Gratitude Night
Group Liaison
No report
Speaker Chgair
No report
Public Outreach
St. Paul Al-Anon Intergroup volunteers attended the Dakota County Jail Resource Fair and a Health & Wellness Fair in downtown St. Paul this past month.


Gratitude Night
It was decided to repeat last year’s theme “Name That Tune”. This entertainment program will last 20–30 minutes. Child care provider(s) are being sought. The acting chair will speak of our financial state and need for member participation.
Nominations for 2012 officers
Nominations were made for treasurer and assistant treasurer There were no nominations made for chair, vice-chair or secretary. Elections will be top priority for the December 13th meeting.
Elections at December 13 meeting
The election process and procedure was reviewed.
The Intergroup by-Laws have not been reviewed since 2004. Copies were made available to those attending. Some opening discussion regarding our bond, check signers and service chair positions took place. Agenda time will be given each month until the review is complete and approved changes are made.
Reserve (ample/prudent)
Discussion was tabled.

The meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm with the Al-Anon Declaration.

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Edited for the web 28 November 2011