Intergroup – April 2013

Meeting Minutes – April 26, 2013
Lincoln Intergroup
PO Box 6366
Lincoln, NE 68506


Chairman: Bob B.
Vice Chairman: Ron R.
Secretary: Jessi H.
Treasurer: Dick S.

Began the meeting @ 6:30 pm
The AA Traditions were read by: Mark

Officers present: 4
Committees present: 5
Group chair members present: 10
Districts present: 3

Total People Present: 17


Minutes approved for March 2013


District reports:

Mark (03)
– Considering have a seminar in July
– Groups seem to be doing well
– Still need an Alt DCM

Brian C. (21)
– Unity Picnic will be July 14, 2013 (they are continuing to work on it)

John S. (22)
– Had the District 22 workshop – about 50 people!!
– Sending DCM to Area Reunion
– Considering doing a district newsletter

Stacey N. (29)  – Not present


Treasurers Report:


Balance forward:                                     $1,118.18

Contribution(s):     Monday Night Stag             $ 63.64
Seeking Solutions               49.50
$112.94                                                                                        $1,231.12

PO Box – Annual            $  88.00

Ending Balance                                        $1,143.12

Current Committee Balances
(as of April 26, 2013)

        Treatment        $   438.85
Corrections        $   481.41
Hotline            Not provided
Website        Not Provided
PICPC            $   820.06

Reserve for 2013 Committee Budgets

Treatment            $ 1,000.00
Corrections            $         0.00
Hotline                $       15.81
Website            $     100.00
PICPC                $     600.00
Intergroup $18 over budget    $         0.00
$  1,715.81


**Intergroup’s Balance after these Obligations                        ($ 572.69)

** This balance indicates where intergroup would stand at the end of the year, if all money requested by committees is disbursed and no more contributions are taken in from AA groups.


Thanks to groups who contributed this month!

Mail checks to:

Lincoln Intergroup
P.O. Box 6366
Lincoln, NE 68506

Respectfully your servant, Dick S., Treasurer


Committee Reports:

Central Office Committee: (Jim) –

Meeting: March 21, 2013

Income:     $9,499.04
Expenses:     $5,154.39
Gain:        $4,344.65

Old Business:
– Contact info provided for Omaha VA. Jim to check on contact info for old timers group for Marcella.
– Meeting changes sent to webmaster have not been corrected
– Need 1 alt board member
– Still discussing attending other meetings to discuss CO’s roles in the community
– Jim K will check with the meeting pace about putting flyers for upcoming events online

New Business:
– Parking spot will be allotted for Cheryl and Marcella with a sign
– Discussed signage to be used for next year’s Spring Fling (Ex: need a Big Book – Central Office)
– Next month board members will plan out meetings to visit to talk about CO

**They can start reporting current month’s meeting minutes.

Next Meeting: April 18, 2013


Corrections Committee: (Ron R.) –

Meeting: April 2, 2013

Balance: No activity — $481.41

City/County Jail: Joe G. Two new volunteers have turned in applications and are awaiting clearance.

CCCL: Tom E. Men’s in house 12×12 meeting continues to go well. A new volunteer has submitted an application and is awaiting clearance.

D & E: Bill O. Wednesday meeting continues to go well, although there has been a drop in attendance. No report for Monday night meeting.

RTC: Bill O. Saturday night meeting is going well, attendance is strong.

Old Business:  None.

New Business: The Committee has received three letters from prison inmates requesting help. One was from an inmate looking for a sponsor. Mike E volunteered to respond to the letter. Other twho were from inmates requesting AA Literature (Big Book and 12×12 for one, Big Book and Daily Reflections for the other). Motion made and passed to meet the requests.

**Next Meeting, Tuesday, May 7 at 6pm – Meeting place (28th & S), room 2A


Hotline committee: (Brian C.)

Calls – 44

Requesting Meeting Info – 34

12 Step Calls – 10

Not answered –16

MEMBERS:  Please note, there are numbers and information on the back of the sign-up sheet to further assist the groups and our responsibilities. Suggest to people signing up they save the numbers in their phone so they know it’s the hotline when a call comes through.

PI/CPC Committee: (Jessi H.)


Attendance – 4

Old Business

  • Drug Court Presentation

    • Kjerstin revised the format (everyone likes it, will see how it goes in May and talk about other revisions after feedback)

    • No participants showed up for April Meeting

    • Luke & Jeff will go in May

    • Jesse contacted Jessi and is now the contact for that meeting

    • He requested that I email a day or so prior to remind him

    • He promised he will have participants there in future

Jeff H purchased:

30 speaking at Non AA mtg pamphlets

100 12 questions pamphlets

New Business

Balance – $820 after literature is purchase

  • Funds are high, and have $600 requested for disbursement in 2013

    • Tell intergroup to remove that request from their budget

Recruitment for PICPC

Positions needed:

  1. Secretary

  2. Intergroup rep

  3. Districts reps (someone from each district in Lincoln to take messages back to all the districts)

  • Jeff will check when we got PSAs last

  • Jeff will bring options of PSAs for us to look at next month

  • Jessi will bring the PI and the CPC workbooks from Area 41 for the committee to go through and establish a Plan of Action for the next 7 months.

  • Jeff will be taking meeting lists around to places (like he used to). He will bring a report of where next month.

  • Order literature for Doctors and Clergy packets (suggested by Area 41 CPC committee)

    • Bernice will send the lists to Jessi and she will check our current inventory

    • Then we will purchase the remaining pieces needed

Treatment Committee: (Becky R.)  –

  • Talked a lot about Facebook page (was controversial

    • Decision made: it was take down

  • Contacting Treatment centers across the city to see what their needs are

  • Balance $435.85


Website Committee: (Ron E.)

Meeting minutes posted from Intergroup, Districts and Central Office Bulletin.


Special Events Committee:

Not Present


For more info on all committee reports visit


Old Business:

  • No more discussion on treasury

  • REMINDER FOR COMMITTEES: Biannual expense reports are to be presented in June (all expenses and disbursements)

New Business:

  • Homestead Senior Care (54th & LaSalle)

    • Guy who lives there wants a meeting there (They are falling through the crack)

    • Ernie S. told him he’ll get something going whether its just him and some guys or what

    • Suggesting to let Dist 22 handle it or at least know about it.

    • Get numbers posted there so they could get rides

    • CPC will look into needs at senior car facilities and will share what they find.

Meeting closed at 7:15 p.m. and we all gathered for the Serenity Prayer.

The next meeting is Friday, May 31, @ 6:30 p.m. @ Willard Community Center-1245 S. Folsom St.

Thank you for allowing me to be of service,
Jessi H.