Center for Choreographic Practices in Zielona Góra
- The Association is called: Center for Choreographic Practices , hereinafter referred to as "the Association".
- The association has legal personality and operates under the provisions of the Law
on Associations, the Act on Public Benefit and Volunteer Work and this statute.
- The name of the Association is legally reserved.
- The Association may use the abbreviated name - "OPCh.".
- The association is established for an indefinite period of time.
- The area of activity of the Association is the territory of the Republic of Poland, and the seat of the authorities - Zielona Góra. The Association may also operate outside the territory of the Republic of Poland.
- The association carries out its statutory activities for the benefit of the entire community.
- The activities referred to in paragraph 2 , it is the sole statutory activity and relates to the implementation of public tasks for the benefit of the general public in the area of specific objectives of the Association contained in this Statute.
- The Association's activities are based on the voluntary work of its members.
- It may employ employees and volunteers to conduct its affairs.
- The Association may reward members of the Management Board for activities related
to their function.
- The Association may use badges and seals on the terms set out in specific regulations.
- The association may be a member of national and international organizations with the same or a similar profile of activity.
Goals and ways of achieving them
- The primary goal of the Association is:
- Multi-area activities for the development of choreography and dance theater arts contributes to the activation of society in terms of participation in culture dance
- inspire all efforts for the development of the art of choreography and integration
with the European Union, while paying attention to sustaining national tradition, cultivating and cultivating national, cultural and civic identity,
- promoting culture, art, protection of cultural goods and traditions.
- The activities of the Association will focus on the following goals:
- organizing all educational and workshop activities aimed at creative development of a person throughout his life in the context of his social and individual activities, including the promotion of physical culture and sport
- associating competent artists who will be recommended by the Association to undertake artistic and educational activities in Poland and the European Union.
- organizing workshops, artistic residencies, theoretical conferences, festivals related to the culture of dance and the art of choreography, and all trips for individuals, third party organizations and external persons as part of the implementation of statutory objectives.
- publishing materials on dance theater and the art of choreography, and disseminating them in a traditional way and through other media.
- organizing, initiating and supporting all forms of education conducted according to the principles of psycho-pedagogy of creativity for children, adolescents and adults.
- supporting pedagogues and educators working in the field of dance theater.
- educating society in the field of dance and choreography art
- reduction of the social exclusion rate as a result of the implementation of all forms of education in the field of knowledge about dance, and activation of the community of excluded people in rural and urban areas.
- popularizing dance theater and conducting activities promoting dance theater in Poland and abroad.
- comprehensive activities for the development of dance theater, cultural development and activities for innovation in dance theater and culture.
- protection and promotion of a healthy lifestyle and promotion of the principles of ecology.
- supporting the community of small towns and rural areas in the area of dance activity.
- Supporting the implementation of the Association's goals through charity, promotion and organization of broadly understood volunteering
- The Association achieves its goals by:
- popularizing and increasing the level of knowledge and skills among children, youth and adults in the field of dance education,
- supporting activities in such areas as: choreography, dance, social development, education, charity, education, culture, health protection, environmental protection and related areas,
- participation in initiating and coordinating activities aimed at obtaining aid funds,
- organizing workshops, conferences, artistic residencies, festivals related to the culture of dance, international exchanges, workshop trips and other forms of improving qualifications in the scope specified by the objectives of the Association in own and other institutions,
- cooperation with public authorities, institutions and organizations interested in the activities of the Association,
- conducting artistic, information, publishing, training, research and scientific activities,
- organizing leisure activities for children, adolescents and adults in conjunction with activities implementing the statutory goals
- cooperation with related national and foreign associations,
- conducting workshops based on humanistic psychopedagogy,
- conducting various forms of promoting dance culture,
- organization of mass events,
- organization of meetings and international cooperation,
- organization of dance-related and cultural events,
- supporting gifted youth, especially from rural areas,
- charity activities.
- The forms of operation listed in §6 and §7 are subject to the Management Board, which decides on their appointment and rules of operation in accordance with the applicable laws and supervises their activities.
- The statutory activity of the Association, in the part covering public benefit activities, is not an economic activity and may be conducted as unpaid or paid activity.
- A free public benefit activity is the provision of services based on a legal relationship, for which the Association does not collect any remuneration.
- Paid public benefit activity is activity in the scope of performing tasks belonging to the sphere of public tasks as part of the statutory objectives pursued, for which remuneration will be collected.
- The paid public benefit activity will also include the sale of goods or services produced or provided by persons directly benefiting from the public benefit activities of the Center for Choreographic Practices.
- Income from paid public benefit activities serves only the implementation of tasks belonging to the sphere of public tasks or statutory objectives of the Association.
- The Association may conduct economic activity on the general principles set out in separate regulations, and its income is used only for the implementation of its statutory objectives and cannot be allocated to its members.
- The organizational structure, scope and rules of running a business are specified in the regulations adopted by the Association's Board.
- Conducting paid public benefit activity requires a clear separation from business activity.
- In the Association it is prohibited to:
- granting loans or securing liabilities with the assets of the Association in relation to its members, members of bodies or employees and persons with whom members, members of the bodies and employees of the Association are married, cohabiting or in a straight line relationship or affinity, or affinity in the collateral line up to the second degree or are related to adoption, care or guardianship, hereinafter referred to as "relatives",
- transfer of the assets of the Association to members, members of bodies or employees and their relatives, on terms other than in relation to third parties,
in particular if the transfer is free of charge or on preferential terms,
- use the assets of the Association for the benefit of members, members of bodies or employees and their relatives on terms other than in relation to third parties, unless this use results directly from the statutory purpose
- purchase of goods or services from entities in which members of the Association, members of its bodies or employees and their relatives participate, on terms other than in relation to third parties or at prices higher than market prices.
Members, their rights and obligations
- Natural and legal persons may be members of the Association.
- A legal person may only be a supporting member of the Association.
- The members of the Association are divided into:
- ordinary members,
- supporting members,
- honorary members.
- An ordinary member may be a natural person with full legal capacity and not deprived of public rights, accepting the statutory objectives of the Association.
- A supporting member may be a natural or legal person interested in the activities of the Association, who declared financial or material assistance for him. A legal person operates in the Association through its representative.
- An honorary member may be a natural person who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of the idea of the Association or contributed to the Association in a special way.
- Ordinary and supporting members are accepted by resolution of the Management Board, on the basis of a written declaration.
- A foreigner may also be a member of the Association.
- An honorary member is awarded by the General Meeting of Members, at the request of the Management Board.
- An ordinary member has the right to:
- active and passive voting rights to the authorities of the Association,
- participation in meetings, lectures, conferences, symposia organized by the Association's authorities,
- submit opinions, motions and postulates to the authorities of the Association,
- use of the Association's equipment, services and assistance in activities consistent with its statutory objectives,
- wearing an organizational badge,
- appealing to the General Meeting of Members
against the resolutions of the Management Board of the Association on removal from the list of members or exclusion from the Association.
- An ordinary member is obliged to:
- active participation in the work and implementation of the Association's goals,
- comply with the statute, regulations and resolutions of the Association's authorities,
- regular payment of contributions.
- A supporting and honorary member, with the exception of active and passive electoral rights, has the rights specified in § 12.
- The supporting and honorary member has the right to participate - in an advisory capacity - in the statutory authorities of the Association.
- The supporting member is obliged to regularly fulfill the declared benefits and observe the statute, regulations and resolutions of the Association's authorities.
- Honorary members are exempt from paying membership fees.
- Membership of the Association ceases as a result of:
- voluntary resignation from membership in the Association, submitted in writing to the Management Board,
- the member's death or loss of legal personality by the supporting member,
- deletion from the list of members due to unjustified arrears in payment of membership fees for a period exceeding 12 months,
- exclusion from the Association by a resolution of the Management Board in the event of a gross violation of the statutory principles, non-compliance with provisions, resolutions and regulations,
- exclusion as a result of a final judgment of a common court adjudicating a criminal measure in the form of deprivation of public rights,
- deprivation of honorary membership, as a result of a resolution of the Association's authority which granted the membership.
- In the cases specified in sec. 1 items 1-6 are decided by the Management Board, which is obliged to notify a member about removal or exclusion, stating the reasons for removal or exclusion, indicating the right to appeal to the General Meeting of Members, within 7 days from the date of delivery of the relevant resolution.
- The rules set out in section 1 shall apply accordingly to persons refused membership rights . 2.
- The authorities of the Association are:
- General Meeting of Members,
- Revision Committee.
- In the event that the number of members exceeds 100 people, the General Meeting of Members is replaced by the General Meeting of Delegates, elected in the proportion of one delegate per 4 members. The mandate of the delegate lasts until new elections.
- The detailed procedure for the election of delegates will be specified in the regulations adopted by the General Meeting of Members.
- The term of office of the authorities is 5 years, and their election is by secret ballot, with an absolute majority of votes. The election of the authorities is made from an unlimited number of candidates.
- Members elected to the authorities of the Association may perform the same functions for no longer than 2 consecutive terms.
- Resolutions of the Association's authorities, unless the statute provides otherwise, are adopted
in an open vote, by a simple majority of votes, in the presence of at least half of the total number of eligible members (quorum). The meeting may pass a secret vote.
- In the event of resignation, exclusion or death of a member of the Association's governing bodies during the term of office, the composition of the governing bodies is supplemented by election by the General Meeting of Members or delegates with a mandate specified in § 15 section 2.
General Meeting of Members
- The General Meeting of Members is the highest authority of the Association.
- The following persons take part in the General Meeting of Members:
- with a decisive voice - ordinary members,
- with an advisory voice - supporting and honorary members and invited guests.
- The Management Board shall notify the members of the place, date and agenda of the meeting in any effective manner at least 14 days before the date of the General Meeting of Members. An agenda should be attached to the notification.
- Resolutions of the General Meeting of Members are passed in the presence of:
- in the first term - the number of members specified in § 16 sec. 3,
- on the second date, set on the same day, 15 minutes later from the first date - regardless of the number of people entitled to vote.
- The General Meeting of Members may be ordinary or extraordinary.
- The Ordinary General Meeting is called by the Management Board once a year as reporting and every 5 years as reporting and election meetings, pursuant to § 18 sec. 3.
- The General Meeting of Members is held according to the agenda adopted by it .
- The proceedings of the General Meeting of Members are chaired by the Presidium composed of: chairman, deputy and secretary, elected by the General Meeting of Members in an open procedure.
- A member of the outgoing authorities may not be a member of the Presidium of the General Meeting of Members and of the committees appointed therein.
- Extraordinary General Meeting of Members may be held at any time, in particularly justified cases.
- The Extraordinary General Meeting of Members is convened by the Management Board:
- on its own initiative,
- on a reasoned request, at least 10 ordinary members
- at the request of the Audit Committee.
- The Extraordinary General Meeting of Members should be convened not later than within 21 days from the date of submitting (submitting) an appropriate motion (request) to the Management Board.
- The Extraordinary General Meeting of Members deliberates only on the matters for which it was convened.
- The competences of the General Meeting of Members include in particular:
- defining the main directions of the Association's activities,
- change of the statute,
- adopting the regulations of the Association's authorities,
- adopting a budget,
- selection and dismissal of the Association's authorities,
- considering and approving reports of the Association's authorities,
- considering applications and postulates submitted by members of the Association or its authorities,
- considering appeals in membership matters, against Management Board resolutions,
- adopting resolutions on belonging to other organizations,
- awarding and revoking the dignity of an honorary member,
- adopting a resolution to dissolve the Association and allocate its assets,
- adopting resolutions on other matters submitted to the agenda,
- consent to the sale of real estate.
- The Management Board manages the overall activities of the Association, in accordance with the statute and resolutions of the General Meeting of Members. He represents the Association outside and is responsible to the General Meeting of Members.
- The board consists of 2 to 4 people, including the president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer.
- The rules of operation of the Management Board are set out in the regulations adopted by the General Meeting of Members.
- Meetings of the Management Board are held as needed, but not less frequently than twice a year.
- Meetings of the Management Board are convened by the President.
- For the performance of its tasks, the Board may appoint the Association's Office and its Director. The Director manages the work of the Office on the basis of the regulations that are subject to approval by the Management Board.
- The scope of activities of the Management Board includes:
- implementation of the Association's goals and resolutions of the General Meeting of Members,
- defining detailed directions of action,
- establishing a budget and estimates,
- managing the assets of the Association,
- making decisions on the acquisition of real estate and movable property,
- appointing committees and teams and defining their tasks,
- convening the General Meeting of Members,
- organizing and running a business,
- adopting resolutions on membership matters (adopting, deleting),
- keeping membership documentation,
- applying for granting or revoking the dignity of an honorary member of the Association,
- submitting reports on its activities at the General Meeting of Members,
- adopting employee remuneration regulations,
- representing the Association outside and acting on its behalf,
- determining the amount of membership fees, discounts and exemptions from these contributions.
- The Audit Committee is appointed to control the activities of the Association. It controls its activities at least once a year.
- The Audit Committee consists of the chairman, deputy and secretary.
- The powers of the Audit Committee include:
- controlling the activities of the Association,
- submitting inspection applications at the General Meeting of Members,
- the right to demand that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Members be convened
in the event that the Management Board fails to fulfill its statutory obligations, as well as the right to demand that a Management Board meeting be convened,
- submitting applications for granting or not granting discharge to the authorities of the Association,
- submitting reports on its activities at the General Meeting of Members.
Property and funds
- The property of the Association consists of real estate, movables and funds.
- The sources of the Association's assets are:
- membership fees,
- income from real estate and movable property owned or
used by the Association,
- grants and subsidies,
- donations, bequests and inheritance,
- revenues from statutory activities,
- funds from public donation, public collections,
- income from paid public benefit activities.
- Funds, regardless of their source, may be kept only on the Association's account. Cash payments should be transferred to this account as soon as possible, taking into account current needs.
- Membership fees should be paid by the end of the first quarter of each year. Newly admitted members pay their fees, according to the rules specified by the Management Board, within 2 weeks of receiving notification of being admitted as a member of the Association.
- The Association conducts financial management and accounting in accordance with applicable regulations.
- For the validity of the declaration of will, letters and documents on the matters and property obligations of the Association, signatures of two members of the Management Board, including the president or vice-president, are required.
- For the validity of other letters and documents, the signature of the President, vice president or secretary is required.
- The Management Board may authorize the Director of the Association's Office to sign certain letters
Change of the statute and dissolution of the Association
- Adoption of the statute or its amendment and adoption of a resolution to dissolve the Association by the General Meeting of Members requires a qualified majority of votes - 2/3, with the presence of at least half of those entitled to vote.
- Adoption of the statute or its amendment and dissolution of the Association may be the subject of the General Meeting of Members only if these matters were placed
on the agenda of the General Meeting of Members.
- By adopting a resolution on dissolution, the General Meeting of Members determines the liquidation procedure and the allocation of the Association's assets.
- In matters not regulated in this statute, the provisions of the Law on Associations shall apply .
- The statute and its amendments come into force after the relevant decision of the registry court becomes final.
Signatures of the members of the Management Board:
Marek Zadłużny - president
Kalina Grupa - vice president
Radosław Bajon - secretary
Agata Kierońska - the treasurer