St. Paul Al-Anon Intergroup Meeting
Minutes – January 8, 2013

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm with a moment of silence followed by the Serenity Prayer.

Chair pro tem, IR Seekers of Compassion Al-Anon
Secretary pro tem, IR Uptown Monday 8 pm Al-Anon
Treasurer, IR Summit Hill Wednesday 5 pm
Assistant Treasurer, Alternate IR Midway Wednesday 6:30 pm Al-Anon
Literature Chair, IR Summit Hill Monday 6 pm Al-Anon
Member, Inner Peace Thursday 11 am Al-Anon
Alternate IR, Inner Peace Thursday 11 am Al-Anon
IR, Steps to Inner Peace Saturday 11 am Al-Anon
Member, Steps to Inner Peace Saturday 11 am Al-Anon
IR Your Are Not Alone Al-Anon

A quorum (5% of 111 groups = 6) of Intergroup Representatives (IRs) was present.


A member of Inner Peace Thursday Al-Anon was elected unanimously.
Vice Chair
A member of Steps to Inner Peace Al-Anon was elected unanimously.
The 2012 Treasurer was elected unanimously to a second term
Assistant Treasurer
The 2012 Assistant Treasurer was elected unanimously to a second term
No one was elected, but the secretary pro tem said she would give serious consideration to being secretary.

Revision of Bylaws

It was explained that there had been discussion of needed changes to bylaws starting in 2011 and that the proposed revision had been put on the web after groups were notified through the Newsletter.
There was considerable discussion on the change in the requirement that check signers be bonded. The previous bylaws said they “must be bonded”; the revised bylaws read they “may be bonded.”
Paper ballots were counted by non voting members.
The vote count was 5 for accepting the proposed new bylaws and 1 against. Thus the motion to accept the amendments to the bylaws passed by a 2/3 majority as required by the bylaws.


She provided a one page summary of Intergroup’s year. This included a count of volunteers (23), the month by month count of days when the office was staffed (240 out of 304 days for the year), the total sales ($20,872), the approximate profit on sales ($3,130), the amount of individual $1,238) and group ($9,692) contributions, the monthly fixed expenses (approximately $1,000) and the cost of special events such as Gratitude night and hospitality room at Fellowship weekend ($600).
Everyone expressed thanks for the chair’s service
Treasurer and Assistant Treasurerr
The Treasurer reported that the state is requiring us to change from annual to quarterly sales tax payments. We owe $1,140.84 for 2012 which will take a bite out of our balance.
The Assistant Treasurer gave a detailed report on sales and contributions for December with totals for all of 2012.
The reports were approved unanimously.

The meeting adjourned with the Al-Anon Declaration at 8:00 pm.

The next meeting will be February 12 at 7 pm at the Griggs Midway building.

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Edited for the web 22 January 2013