It is established, pursuant to articles 14 and following of the Civil Code, the Association called: “District of food of the Marca Trevigiana”, hereinafter “Association” or “District”.
The Association has its registered office in the Municipality of Pieve di Soligo (TV) and operational headquarters in the same Municipality.
Operational offices and representative offices may be established or abolished, by resolution of the Shareholders’ Meeting.
The Association pursues the aim of establishing a Food District pursuant to Law 205 of 27.12.2017, of the Decree of the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies in agreement with the Ministry of Economic Development of 22.07.2019 and of the Deliberation of the Regional Council of Veneto n. 1863 of 17.12.2019 in the territory of the Marca Trevigiana.
The Food District of the Marca Trevigiana is not for profit and pursues the following purposes:
The Association fulfills its statutory purposes within the Veneto Region, it can operate outside the Veneto region only on an exceptional and / or occasional basis.
The Association lasts until 31 December 2050 unless extended.
The District will carry out the following activities in a coordinated manner:
The following can join the Association:
All members must have their legal or operational headquarters in the district, with the exception of research bodies and universities.
All members are entitled to:
All members have the following obligations:
All members must accept and comply with the obligations imposed by the statute and their activities must fall within the scope of the corporate purposes.
Anyone wishing to join the Association must:
The rules governing the procedures for applying for membership or for renewal may be regulated by a specific regulation to be prepared by the Board of Directors and approved by the Assembly.
The shareholder can withdraw at any time by sending the communication by registered letter with return receipt. o PEC (Certified Electronic Mail) to the Governing Council. The withdrawal will take effect from the following year.
A member who:
A member who:
The exclusion does not relieve from the obligations assumed and from the administrative and pecuniary sanctions imposed also as a result of the exclusion.
The exclusion of a member is decided by the Board of Directors.
Single and associated agricultural enterprises, registered with the C.C.I.A.A, processing, marketing and distribution companies of agricultural and agri-food products that meet the following requirements / commitments can join the District:
Applications for membership will be evaluated at the time of constitution by the proposer and subsequently by the Board of Directors of the Association.
The bodies of the Association are:
The General Assembly of Members is the sovereign body of the Association to which all members in good standing with the payment of the annual fee have the right to participate and vote.
Voting is individual and can be delegated to another member. Each member cannot have more than ten voting proxies.
The Assembly meets upon convocation of the President whenever:
The Assembly must be convened by the President of the Association in such a way as to guarantee the personal and direct knowledge of the members. The meeting must be convened by written notice, to be sent at least 10 days before the date of the meeting by ordinary or registered mail, ordinary or certified e-mail, fax or telegram containing the agenda, date and place of the meeting. convocation.
The Assembly is valid, on first call, when it is present, at least half of the members and resolves by a majority of the voters present.
On second call, the resolution is valid whatever the number of attendees and the Assembly deliberates by majority of attendees.
The Shareholders’ Meeting in second call may also be convened on the same day as the first.
To change the articles of association and the statute, the presence of at least three quarters of the members and the favorable vote of the majority of those present are required.
To resolve the dissolution of the Association and the devolution of the assets, the favorable vote of at least three quarters of the members is required.
The Assembly is chaired by the President or in his absence or impediment by the oldest Vice President.
The voting methods are established from time to time by the Assembly.
It is up to the Assembly:
The Board of Directors of the Association is appointed by the Assembly and is made up of a minimum of eleven members and a maximum of fifteen members.
The Board of Directors must in any case be composed, in particular respecting:
As part of the number of directors determined by the shareholders’ meeting, to the promoters (LAG of Alta Marca Trevigiana soc. Cons. A rl, Confagricoltura Treviso, Confcooperative Belluno and Treviso, Italian Confederation of Agriculture Treviso, Provincial Federation of Coldiretti Treviso) in person of their respective pro tempore legal representative, it is up to the appointment of 1 (one) member each. The declaration of appointment is made at the same meeting.
The members of the Board of Directors remain in office for 3 (three) years and can be re-elected.
The Board of Directors meets whenever the President deems it appropriate or when requested by at least 1/3 of its members.
The convocation of the Board of Directors is made by written notice, to be sent at least 5 days before the date of the meeting by ordinary or registered mail, ordinary or certified e-mail, fax or telegram containing the agenda, the date and place of the meeting.
In case of urgency, the aforementioned term may be reduced to three days.
The meetings of the Board of Directors can also be held by audio-conference or audio-videoconference under the following conditions, which will be noted in the relative minutes:
The meetings of the Board of Directors are valid when at least half plus one of the elected members are present.
The Board of Directors deliberates with the favorable vote of the majority of those present. Proxies are not allowed. In the event of a tie, the vote of the President prevails.
The minutes of the meeting are signed by the President and the Secretary.
The Board of Directors, an ordinary and extraordinary administrative body, carries out all the tasks inherent to this function.
It is also up to the Board of Directors:
The President of the Association is elected by the Assembly.
The President remains in office for 3 years and can be re-elected only once.
The President has tasks of promoting and coordinating the Association’s activities, chairs the Assembly and the Board of Directors.
The President has the corporate signature and legal representation before third parties and in court.
He can issue general and special mandates.
The President resigns from office in the event of resignation, revocation of the mandate or supervening incompatibility pursuant to this Statute.
In the event of resignation or termination of the President for any reason, the office is assumed by the Vice President who assumes his functions with the obligation to call the Assembly without delay for the election of the new President.
The Auditor is elected by the Shareholders’ Meeting, holds office for three years and can be reconfirmed. He can attend the sessions of the Members’ Assembly and those of the Board of Directors. The Auditor supervises the administration of the Association in analogy to the provisions of art. 2403 and following of the Civil Code. The Auditor must be a person registered in the Register of statutory auditors, in application of Legislative Decree no. 39/2010.
In particular, the Auditor has the task of checking, at least quarterly the administrative / accounting management, of preliminary examining the financial statements, drawing up a report accompanying them.
The Association’s assets consist of:
The Association may not distribute in any way, directly or indirectly, profits or operating surpluses, as well as reserves or capital funds, during the life of the Association unless the distribution or destination is required by law.
Any profits or operating surpluses will be allocated to the assets of the Association or to the performance of the statutory activity.
The Association draws the economic resources for its operation from:
All revenue and any management surpluses are intended exclusively for the realization of the association’s purposes.
The Association’s financial year begins on January 1st and ends on December 31st of each year.
The Board of Directors draws up the final balance sheet for the year, which must show the assets, contributions or bequests received and the expenses incurred, and submits it for approval by the Shareholders’ Meeting by April.
The Board of Directors draws up the budget, which must contain the forecasts of income and expenditure, and submits it for approval by the Shareholders’ Meeting by October 31 of each year. It is also in the power of the Board of Directors to draw up multi-year financial statements.
It is forbidden to distribute, even indirectly, profits or operating surpluses to the Shareholders, as well as funds, reserves or capital.
The Food District of the Marca Trevigiana can equip itself with a trademark with the connotation of territoriality of the District and make it available to members who request it. The District brand (umbrella brand) may also have the combination of area brands of the different territorial areas of the Treviso area.
The methods of granting and use are established by a specific trademark use protocol.
The dissolution of the Association and the devolution of the assets are arranged by resolution of the
Extraordinary Assembly approved with the favorable vote of at least 3/4 (three / fourths) of the Members.
Any residual assets, once the liquidation procedure carried out in accordance with the provisions of the implementation of the civil code (Articles 11 et seq.) Is completed, will be donated to other Bodies / Institutes with the same or similar purposes, operating in the area.
For anything not expressly provided for in this statute, the rules of the Civil Code and other laws on the subject apply.