Meeting called to order at 8:52 p.m. Chairman Rick C. opened the meeting with a moment of silence followed by the Serenity Prayer.

Kim D. read the Twelve Traditions.

Secretary Bonny F. read the August 2, 2013 minutes. Motion made to accept minutes as read. Passed.

Peg R. read minutes from District 10 Special Meeting held at the Episcopal Church, Owosso, on 8/26/13.

TREASURER’S REPORT: Don B. read report but did not have copies. Report can be viewed on-line at SHIACOAA.org. Motion made to accept report as read. Motion passed. NOTE: Report available under August 2013 minutes at Archives page under District

Additional: addrept11.20.pdf

OLD BUSINESS : Peg R.: We talked about numbers 7 and 8, which were part of the Special Meeting. Don B: I make a motion we accept the Special Inventory minutes with the changes made on the issue of setting a dollar amount on funds allocated to the hosting church for Workshops. No dollar amount was set, the Workshop Committee would decide at that future time. Motion passed.

Don B.: I would like to see a continuation of the District Inventory. (this would be another Special Meeting) Discussion ensued. I make a motion that we have the Special Meeting Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 to be held at St. Mary’s, Columbia Drive, Durand at 6:00 p.m. Motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS: Rick C.: Tonight we open nominations for Secretary and Chairperson. This will be revisited at the December meeting for final voting. I nominate Wayne A. for Chair. Wayne graciously accepted nomination. Motion passed. Peg R.: I nominate Liz N. for Secretary. Liz graciously accepted the nomination. Passed.

Don B. passed out folders filled with information sent to new GSR’s. Don requested additional funds to purchase materials for 12 more. Peg R.: I thought the past discussion was for a workbook/handbook. Bonny F.: Our G.S.O. (AA headquarters) sends this same package to new General Service Representatives. Is this necessary? Don B.: I think we should have the packets for persons interested. I would like to make a motion that we have these packets made up. Motion tabled.

Bonny F. made a motion to adjourn. Passed.

Our next REGULARLY SCHEDULED business meeting will be December 3, Tuesday and will be held at 6:00 p.m. and will be hosted by BYRON AT THE METHODIST CHURCH ON ANN STREET, BYRON, MI.

IN ATTENDANCE: Rick C., Kim D., Peg R., Liz N., Don B., Cary D., Doug J., Wayne A., Jeff S., and Bonny F.