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LNKIG Minutes

Wednesday 6th January 2021 at 7.30 pm held on Zoom

Apologise for absence Maria Saturday am Mottingham

Introduction of new GSR's Richard K Hayes Priory

Minutes from previous meeting - approved


Minutes for meeting of London North Kent Intergroup

Wednesday 6th January 2021 at 7.30 pm held on Zoom

 

Apologise for absence - Maria Saturday am Mottingham

Introduction of new GSR's Richard K Hayes Priory

Minutes from previous meeting - approved

    Vacancies -

    Health Liaison

    Probation

    Young person's rep

    Public Information

 

Welcome our new officers

        Odhran - Responder & 12 step list

        Clare S - Prison Liaison rep

        Gemma - Telephone   liaison

 

 

Officer Reports from those in attendance

 

        Chair - nothing to report

       Secretary - nothing to report

       Treasurer - Clare had £1700 available with leaving the prudent reserve of £1000 left £700 to send to York which was agreed

        Share Rep - Gav stated that Share magazine was available now on-line and a pdf could be downloaded from AA website let's ask our groups for written contributions

        Region reported that the London Convention was still planned to go ahead with full refund if covid prevents this .please ask your groups to look at the questions for conference and the survey   

Any other Business

        A plea to all groups to make sure meeting details and group officers are recorded by GSO York this is achieved by filling in and returning the pink form available on aa website

         It was put forward that a zoom workshop should be arranged to offer new GSR's an introduction to the role

Date of next meeting Wednesday 3rd March2021 at 7.30 pm 

Vacancies-

        Health Liaison

        Probation

        Young person's rep

        Public Information

 

Welcome our new officers

        Odhran - Responder & 12 step list

        Clare S - Prison Liaison rep

        Gemma - Telephone   liaison

 Officer Reports from those in attendance

        Chair - nothing to report

        Secretary - nothing to report

        Treasurer - Clare had £1700 available with leaving the prudent reserve of £1000 left £700 to send to York which was agreed

        Share Rep -  Gav stated that Share magazine was available now on-line and a pdf could be downloaded from AA website let's ask our groups for written contributions

        Region reported that the London Convention was still planned to go ahead with full refund if covid prevents this .please ask your groups to look at the questions for conference and the survey   

Any other Business

        A plea to all groups to make sure meeting details and group officers are recorded by GSO York this is achieved by filling in and returning the pink form available on AA website

        It was put forward that a zoom workshop should be arranged to offer new GSR's an introduction to the role

Date of next meeting Wednesday 3rd March2021 at 7.30 pm 


Minutes for the Intergroup meeting 4th November 2020


Minutes for meeting of London North Kent Intergroup

Wednesday 4th November 2020 at 7.30 pm held on Zoom

Apologise for absence - Nick P Bexleyheath

Minutes from previous meeting - approved

Vacancies-

Telephone liaison vacant 31/12/2020

        Responder list rep vacant 31/12/2020

        12 step list rep vacant 31/12/2020

        Health Liaison

        Probation

        Young person's rep

        Public Information

Odhran was proposed by Brian Seconded by Angela into the roles of Responder & 12 step list rep unanimously approved

Clare P and Brian would produce a job specific description for TLO role

 

Officer Reports from those in attendance

 

        Chair ?? nothing to report

        Secretary - Vic stated that he will make the minutes available in good time

        Treasurer - Clare had £519 available with leaving the prudent reserve of £1000 left £519 to send to York which was agreed

        Share Rep - Gav stated that Share magazine was available now on-line and a pdf could be downloaded from AA website

        TLO Brian stated that a new on line training package was nearly ready and this would involve  training probably 1st Monday and he would require Name Tel number and e-mail address to facilitate this 

Any other Business

        Discussion Regarding proposed London Convention at Tower Hotel which is subject to COVD and if people pay deposit and its subsequently cancelled full refunds would be made.

        Angela offered her thanks and appreciation to Brian with was warmly endorsed

        A very long discussion then ensued about the opening of meetings on a face to face basis with particular reference to the Bexleyheath Friday and Saturday Groups. To try to summarise and to answer concerns from intergroup, region and GSO. Vic stated (Bexleyheath Saturday GSR) Guidance was taken and to the best of their knowledge the group conscious was in favour of opening with all COVID guidelines and safeguards  adhered too and the laws of the land. The Group primary purpose is to carry its message to the suffering Alcoholic and that God expressed through the group conscious is the ultimate power. Intergroup, region and GSO are but trusted servants of our groups.

        Vic then offered his resignation from his intergroup position which was immediately rejected by the Chair

 

Date of next meeting Wednesday 6th January 2020 at 7.30 pm 







Minutes from Intergroup meeting 6th May 2020


Minutes for meeting of London North Kent Intergroup by Zoom 7pm Wednesday 6th May

 Welcome and Preamble  

 Gemma opened the meeting and welcomed everyone. Tracey read the preamble.

 Moment??s silence

The group had a moment's silence to welcome the still suffering alcoholic both inside and outside of the rooms.

Apologies for Absence 

 Yvonne, Scott

Minutes of Previous Meeting

Were approved

Vacancies

The following vacancies are still vacant:

        Telephone liaison officer

        Public information officer

        Health Liaison officer

        Prison/ probation liaison

Please ask your groups if anyone would like to participate.

Officer Reports

Chairwoman - nothing to report

Secretary - nothing to report

YPLO - Scott was unable to make the meeting

Finance

Clare read through her finance report.

The finance report is attached.  A motion to send £530.10 was approved.  Thanks to Clare.

Share Liaison

Gav had continued to promote Share magazine. He had being working on how to send more copies of share magazine into prison. York was looking into publishing share online. Thanks to Gav.

PI and Health Liaison

Clare had not been able to do much due to the lockdown.

TLO

Brian gave an overview of activity in the telephone office. Calls had gone up by 20% in lockdown.

Please continue to pass to groups the need for 12th step responders, 12th steppers and people to work in the office in London.

Please don't forget that Brian is stepping down and we need a new TLO! 2 years sobriety is needed.  Thanks to Brian.

Website

Thanks to Mark for the website work. He had been updating with news of Zoom meetings.

Date and Time of next meeting

Wednesday 1st July 2020 at 7pm by Zoom

Serenity prayer

The meeting ended with the serenity prayer.

Minutes for meeting of London North Kent Intergroup by Zoom 730pm Wednesday 2nd Sep
  
Welcome and Preamble  

Gemma opened the meeting and welcomed everyone.  

Moment??s silence

The group had a moment's silence to welcome the still suffering alcoholic both inside and outside of the rooms.
 
New GSRs

Vik was welcomed as the new GSR for Saturday morning Came to Believe.

Minutes of Previous Meeting
Were approved 
Vacancies
The following vacancies are still vacant:
Telephone liaison officer
Public information officer. 
Health Liaison officer
Prison/ probation liaison 
Young person liaison officer
Please ask your groups if anyone would like to participate.
Officer Reports 
Chairwoman - nothing to report
Secretary - nothing to report
Finance 
Clare??s finance report is attached.  Thanks to Clare.
Share Liaison
Gav reported on Share.  Thanks to Gav.
PI/ Health Liaison
Nothing to report but thanks to Clare anyway.
Region
There was no report
Young Persons liaison officer
No report
TLO
Brian's TLO minutes are attached. Please continue to pass to groups the need for 12th step responders and 12th steppers.
Please don't forget that Brian is stepping down and we need a new TLO! 2 years sobriety is needed. 
Thanks to Brian for all his continued work for the fellowship.

Website
Mark had been updating the website with news of meetings closing / moving to Zoom. Thanks to Mark
Archivist
Nick had also written an article for the 75th anniversary brochure on behalf of North Kent Intergroup.
Thanks to Nick for his work as archivist.
AOB
New secretary 
James resigned as secretary from intergroup. Vik volunteered and was proposed and seconded.
Date and Time of next meeting
Wednesday 4th November at 730pm
Serenity prayer
The meeting ended with the serenity prayer.