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M1983-031 Quarterly Meeting 10/09/83 It was moved by Joanie M., seconded and approved that Rhona W. be named chairman of the newsletter committee. Passed 1, 11, 16, 
M1985-001 Quarterly Meeting 01/13/85 Frenchy L. moved that we print the group names and the amount of their contributions in the area newsletter. The motion was seconded by Fred F. and passed. Passed 1, 11, 22, 26
M1985-004 Quarterly Meeting 04/14/85 Joanie M. moved that the Treasurer obtain a mail permit at a cost of $80.00. Bill C. seconded the motion and it passed. Passed 1, 5, 11, 25,
M1987-012 Quarterly Meeting 10/11/87 Dona T.  made a motion to omit reading of the minutes since they are printed in the newsletter. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 11,
M1989-002 Quarterly Meeting 04/02/89 The minutes were sent out in the news letter, so there was a motion to waive the reading of the minutes. It was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 11,
M1991-008 Quarterly Meeting 04/14/91 John U.  made a motion for  4 standing changes to the Quarterly Newsletter. It was voted on and approved. Passed 1, 11,
M1995-009 Quarterly Meeting 04/09/95 The P&P Committee recommended the following amendments to the SETA Policies and Procedures Manuel: 1) Pages 4&5. One Area Secretary; add Area Records Committee Chairperson. 2) Page 9#4 The Finance Committees responsibility shall be: To prepare the proposed budget for the following fiscal year, to study/review the needs of the assembly as a whole as they relate to income and expense and to ensure a healthy but practical Area financial status that honors the intent of the Seventh Tradition. The committee will have a voting chairperson plus other members, including the Area Treasurer and non-voting, at large members equally representing the geographic segments of the SETA Area. 3) Page 9#5 The Budget Sub-committee for the Finance Committee shall consist of the Area Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair, and any assembly member requiring funding for approved area service work. The proposed budget for the following fiscal year will be presented to the assembly at the second quarterly meeting of the current year and voted on by the assembly no later than the third quarterly assembly meeting.  Passed 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 25, 26,
4) Page 11 first paragraph, Any member willing to stand for any Area Committee job must be present or submit their intentions in writing. 5) Page 11 #1, The Area Secretary shall insure that all voting members are assigned numbered badges upon registering at each quarterly assembly. The numbered badges assigned will represent the roll of qualified voters. Prior to voting, that roll will be called to verify that all are present  and to identify any qualified voters missed in the registration process. Attendance by a member of the assembly will be required for that member to exercise the voting privilege. 6) Page 11 #5 Election of all Area Officers will follow the Third Legacy Procedure as outlined in the A.A. Service Manual. Election of Alternate Officers, Chairpersons of Assembly approved committees and Liaisons to Intergroups will be by written ballot with a majority required. 7) Page 12. Rename Area Conference to Convention. 
8) Page 12c. Disposition of any surplus money from the Convention to be recommended by the Finance Committee and approved by the Area Assembly. The assembly unanimously accepted the new Policies and Procedures manual as amended.
M1997-017 Lisa Q. elected Newsletter Chair by acclamation.
M1997-029 Move to increase Newsletter funds by $550. Motion passed
M2003-024 Quarterly Meeting 10/12/03 The Newsletter Ad Hoc Committee recommended a set of guidelines for the Newsletter. A motion was made to table the voting until the next Assembly Motion passed. Passed 1, 11, 21
M2004-001 Quarterly Meeting 01/18/04 Gus Henry made a motion to to postpone the discussion on the Newsletter Ad Hoc Committee recommendation until the April assembly. Angie Palmer seconded the motion. Motion carried. Passed 1, 11, 21 
M2004-007 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/04 Motion #1 of the Newsletter Guidelines states: "No last names of members of alcoholics anonymous will be used in the newsletter". Motion passed Passed 1, 11, 21 
M2004-008 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/04 Motion to amend recomendaation #2 of the Newsletter Guidelines which states: "The Newsletter will accept articles from Area Officers, Standing Committees, DCMs, and GSRs of the Southeast Texas Area" by eleminating the word GSR. Motion failed. Failed 1, 11, 21 
M2004-009 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/04 Motion to amend recomendaation #2 of the Newsletter Guidelines to read: "The Newsletter will accept articles from Regional Trustees Area Officers, Standing Committees, DCMs, GSR, and Past Delegates." Motion Passed Passed 1, 11, 21 
M2004-010 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/04 Motion was made to accept recommendation #2 of the Newsletter Guidelines as amended. Motion passed. Passed 1, 11, 21 
M2004-011 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/04 Motion to accept Newsletter Guideline #3, which states: "Members may request from Newsletter Editor to be added to electronic mail list." Motion passed. Passed 1, 11, 21 
M2004-012 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/04 Motion to accept Newsletter Guideline #4, which states: "The Nowsletter will carry the folowing statements: A. The newsletter editor reserves the right to edit/or decline to publish any comment or flyer deemed inappropriate or for editorial needs. Passed 1, 11, 21 
M2004-012 cont'd1 B. Excerpts from Alcoholics Anonymous, Twelve and Twelve or the A.A. Service Manual are printed with permission of A.A.W.S Inc. The Preamble as well as excerpts from the Grapevine are printed with permission of the A.A. Grapevine Inc. Motion passed.
M2005-026 Quarterly Meeting 07/10/05 John S, Newsletter Editor, wanted to get a sense of the Assembly to stop mailing the Newsletter, at least for 2006. Move the Newsletter job under a different committee. It’s a one-person job; a committee is not needed. "The sense of the Area was to be open to consider canceling the printing of the Newsletter in 2006.”  Passed 1,11,22,
M2006-014 Quarterly Meeting 07/09/06 The Ad Hoc Newsletter Committee recommended changes to the SETA Newsletter. The motion passed. Passed 1,11,21
M2006-017 Quarterly Meeting 07/09/06 The Finance Committee recommends the Newsletter budget be increased for expenses by $915, bringing the budget to a total of $1,915 for 2006. The motion passed. Passed 1,5,6,11,
M2007-010 Quarterly Meeting 04/15/07 A motion was made to elect Cynthia B. as the SETA Newsletter Chairperson. The motion passed Passed 1,11,16,
M2011-003 Quarterly Meeting 01/16/11 Proposal that money for the Newsletter exceed the budgeted amount in order to purchase an additional Bulk Rate permit for the Huntsville area for the next two years, while the Newsletter Chair resides in the Huntsville Area. Cost is a one-time fee of $185 plus $185 per year.  A vote was taken and failed.  Minority Opinion was heard: we can’t let where people live prevent them from being able to serve.  A vote to revote was taken and passed.  the Area Chair recommended that more information be gathered to present at the April Assembly and the motion was tabled until then. Tabled 1, 6, 11 
M2011-006 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/11 I. Motion to allow a second Bulk Mailing Permit to be purchased in Huntsville, TX at the cost of $185 annually, plus additional application fee, for the 2011-2012 term. II. Motion to increase Newsletter Budget by $100 annually to cover shipping of newsletters from Shiloh Printing to Lovelady. Estimated cost is $20-22 each quarter, for the 2011 – 2012 term. Total of $470 increase.  Motion passed with (2) opposed of (108) total votes.  No Minority Opinion offered. Passed 1, 6, 11, 
M2011-014 Quarterly Meeting 07/10/11 Ad-Hoc on SETA Mailings Procedures – The Ad Hoc Committee on SETA Mailings proposes that the preferred method for Area Minutes distribution is via email & SETA Website postings, with the following guidelines: Last names removed from Minutes that are emailed, as in the Website postings; Persons without email access will still receive by mail; Ability to “opt in” or unsubscribe at any time.
The Ad Hoc Committee on SETA Mailings further proposes that the preferred method for Area Newsletter distribution is via Email & the SETA Website postings with the following guidelines: Phone numbers removed from the Contact Page of the Newsletter, leaving first names, last initials and the SETA position-based Email addresses; Those without email access will still receive by mail; Ability to “opt in” or unsubscribe at any time.  Motion passed unanimously and is effective immediately
Passed 1, 11, 14, 21, 25, 26