To this end, the Association brings together all those interested and coordinates activities aiming at a raising of interest in Clairac. The Association can work together with local artistic, historical or scientific groups, likely to support its task.
a) active members,
b) donor members,
c) benefactor members,
d) honorary members.
Honorary members are members who have rendered services reported to the Society. They are appointed by the Board and exempt from membership fees.
The contributions of the other categories of members are fixed each year by the General Assembly on the proposal of the Board.
To be a member you must:
a) be approved by the Board,
b) give its written consent to these Articles of Association,
c) pay an annual membership fee, the amount of which shall be fixed by the Board.
c) cancellation by the Board for non-payment of the membership fee or for serious reasons recognised by the Board.
a) membership fees,
c) any subsidies from the State, the region, departments and municipalities or other public or private bodies,
d) the income from its property,
e) the proceeds of sales and fees received for services rendered,
f) all the resources authorized by the laws and regulations in force.
The Board shall meet at the call of the President, or at the request of a quarter of its members, at least twice a year and as often as the interests of the Company require, either at the registered office or in any other place with the consent of at least half of its members.
The Board shall only validly deliberate if at least half of its members are present or represented by a member of the Board.
Decisions are taken by a majority of the votes of the members present or represented. In the event of a tie, the President shall have the casting vote.
Members unable to attend may be represented by another member of the Board.
The Board has the broadest powers to act on behalf of the Company and to carry out or authorize all acts and transactions that are not reserved for the General Meeting.
a) a president charged with executing the decisions of the Board and representing the Society in all the acts of the civil life and in justice, with power of delegation,
b) if necessary, a Vice-President who shall assist the President and replace him if he is unable to attend,
c) a general secretary and, if necessary, a secretary, in charge in particular of convening and drafting the minutes, correspondence and the register prescribed by article 5 of the law of 1 July 1901,
d) a treasurer and, if necessary, an assistant treasurer, who shall keep the accounts of the Association, shall make all payments and receive all sums; he shall, with the authorization of the Supervisory Board, withdraw, transfer and dispose of all property and securities. n general, he is responsible for all matters relating to the assets of the Association
The Supervisory Board may appoint an Honorary President.
In the event of a vacancy in one of these functions, the Supervisory Board shall provisionally replace its members.
The General Assembly meets every year and may be convened extraordinarily at any other time.
Fifteen days before the fixed date, the members of the Society shall be convened by the Secretary. The agenda is included in the convening notices.
The General Assembly shall listen to the moral report and the financial report for the past financial year. It ratifies these reports and deliberates on the issues on the agenda. Only items on the agenda may be discussed. Decisions are adopted by a majority of the members present or represented. In the event of a tie, the President shall have the casting vote. It shall replace, by secret ballot, the members present or represented.
The General Assembly shall determine the amount of the annual fees.
The annual report and financial statements for the financial year shall be made available to the members of the Company at its registered office during the fortnight preceding the General Meeting convened to approve the financial statements.
To validly validate, the Extraordinary General Assembly must be composed of at least one third of its members present or represented. If this quorum is not reached, the Assembly is called again, at least fifteen days apart, and may deliberate validly, regardless of the number of present, by a two-thirds majority of the members present.
Société des amis de Clairac(Association déclarée en décembre 2017, régie par la loi de 1901)
The Société des amis de Clairac is formally based at the town hall of Clairac.
Place de l’Hôtel de ville, 47320 Clairac (France)
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