GSR Terry Z opened the meeting at 8:32. First order of business was reading of the 9th tradition: “A.A., as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.”
Herb moved that the agenda be adjusted so that New Business be discussed first. Fred seconded thee motion, and it passed unanimously.
As new business, Herb moved that the chat function be restored to meetings. Fred seconded the motion. Discussion ensued. Herb withdrew the motion and the matter was left as is, namely, that chat will continue to be disabled at Zoomer's meetings.
As GSR, Terry reported that a vote to redistrict will probably be voted on at the October GSR meeting. Branford would be a district of it's own. Donna A has volunteered to be that district's new DCM. Fred asked that the group allow Terry to attend that meeting and vote for the redistricting. Herb seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Secretary Herb S explained that the August minutes have been posted on the website for a month, so everyone has a chance to read them. He called for changes and if there were none, a motion to accepted the minutes as submitted. Lisa so moved, Ashley seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
The Treasurer reported the following for September: Previous balance: $1088.08; District contribution escrow from 2nd quarter: $388.08; income: $167. Expenses: $9.99: prudent reserve: $600. She suggested 3rd quarter distributions of $77.10 to the Area; $77.10 to the GSO; and $102.81 added to the District distribution escrow account, leaving $600 in the prudent reserve. Fred moved that the Treasurer's report, with the Treasurer's suggestions, be accepted. Herb seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
There was no Grapevine report.
Keri reported for Coins and Books that coins are going out regularly and no changes in the process seem necessary. Fred moved the report be accepted, Lisa seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Jeff, as Service Committee Chair, reported that the service commitments are all going as they should. He said he was gratified by how well the service turnover went on September 11 and complimented all who contributed. Nine new people were confirmed for service positions. He suggested that new hosts, co-hosts and chairs be trained by the people who previously held the positions. Lisa moved that the Service Chairpersons report be accepted with that suggestion. Ashley seconded it and it passed unanimously.
There being no further business, Terry called for a motion to adjourn. Lisa so moved, Herb seconded it and it passed unanimously.
Herb S, Secretary.