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Statutes of the MPS Goldener Grund association

§ 1 Name, registered office of the association and financial year

The association bears the name "Förderverein MPS Goldener Grund eV" and is entered in the register of associations at the district court of Limburg. The non-profit status is to be applied for at the Limburg tax office.  The association is based in 65618 Selters. Fiscal year is the school year.

§ 2  Purpose of the association


  1. The Förderverein MPS Goldener Grund eV pursues exclusively and directly charitable purposes within the meaning of the section “tax-privileged purposes” of the tax code (AO 1977), namely the ideal and material support of the teaching and educational work of the MPS Goldener Grund Selters. The purpose of the statute is realized in particular by:

  • Promotion of the school community in close and active cooperation between pupils, teachers, parents and sponsors of the MPS Goldener Grund.

  • Promotion of upbringing and education mainly through the purchase of teaching and learning materials, which the school authorities are not legally obliged to purchase or the funds allocated to the school are insufficient

  • Supporting the school in fulfilling its pedagogical tasks, for example by promoting high-performing students, students with specific talents and the integration of disadvantaged children into the school community

  • Implementation of initiatives and actions, also in cooperation with private and denominational groups, clubs and authorities of the entire school community

  • Improving the material resources of the MPS Goldener Grund and representing the interests of the school in public, mainly through active media work

  • Development of a needs-based care offer. 


2.The association is selflessly active and does not primarily pursue its own economic purposes.

3. Association funds may only be used for statutory purposes. The members do not receive any grants from the funds of the association. No person may be favored by expenses that are alien to the purpose of the corporation or by disproportionately high remuneration. 


§ 3 Membership

 1. All natural persons, groups of persons and legal entities who want to support the purpose of the association can become a member of the association. People who do not directly belong to the school community can also join.
2. Membership is acquired through a written declaration of membership. Minor membership requires parental consent. By submitting the duly signed application for membership, the member accepts the statutes of the association and thus the charitable goals of the association.
3. Membership ends upon death, resignation or expulsion. The resignation of a member can be declared at any time in writing to the board with a notice period of four weeks to the end of the year. The expulsion of a member can be pronounced by resolution of the board if the member damages the reputation or the interests of the association or if it has grossly violated the statutes. With the termination of membership, all claims arising from the membership relationship expire.

§ 4 organs of the association 


  1. The organs of the association are:

    1. the board

    2. the general meeting

  2. If necessary, committees for special matters can be set up by the Executive Board.


§ 5 The Board of Directors 

 1. The board consists of: 

  • the 1st Chairperson 

  • the 2nd chairperson 

  • the secretary 

  • the cashier 

  • the media officer

additionally sent

  • a representative from the teaching staff 

  • a representative from the school parents' council

2. The board members are elected by the general assembly for a period of two years. The elections take place at the request of a member in written and secret form. Re-election is permitted. 


3. The work on the board is fundamentally honorary and free of charge. If necessary, the association offices described under paragraph 1 can also be exercised within the scope of the association's financial possibilities for a fee, on the basis of a service or employment contract or against payment of an expense allowance in accordance with § 3 No. 26a EStG._cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

The board of directors makes the decision about paid association work, as well as about the content and conditions of the service contract.


4. Management is the responsibility of the Board of Directors. The board has a quorum if, in addition to the 1st or 2nd chairman, at least three other board members are present. It passes its resolutions with a simple majority of votes. In the event of a tie, the vote of the 1st chairperson decides, in the case of substitution, that of his/her deputy. The association is represented in and out of court by the 1st and 2nd chairpersons in accordance with Section 26 of the German Civil Code. Everyone is authorized to represent alone.

§ 6 General Assembly

 1. The General Assembly takes place at least once a year. The members are to be publicly invited by the Executive Board at least two weeks in advance, stating the agenda. If properly convened, the general meeting has a quorum regardless of the number of members present. It takes its decisions by simple majority. 

2. The General Assembly is chaired by the 1st or 2nd Chairman or a leader elected by the Assembly. Voting and elections are open. At the request of a member, the elections are secret. 

§ 7 Tasks of the General Assembly

1. The general meeting elects the board of directors and appoints 2 cash auditors for a period of one year. The cash auditors have the right to check the association's cash and bookkeeping at any time, but at least once a year before the general meeting. They report on this to the General Assembly.

2. At the general meeting, the annual and cash reports of the board of directors, the audit report of the cash auditors and the granting of the discharge of the board of directors take place.

3. An amendment to the statutes can only be decided by the general assembly. The proposed amendment to the Articles of Association must be submitted to the members in writing when they are invited to the meeting. The application is to be granted if a ¾ majority of the members present at the general meeting agree to it.

4. The annual minimum contribution of the members is decided by the general assembly. The membership fees are paid within the first quarter of a calendar year in advance, if possible by direct debit or by standing order. In addition, she is responsible for other matters assigned under the Articles of Association.

§ 8 Extraordinary General Assembly

 The board of directors can call an extraordinary general meeting at any time. An extraordinary general meeting must be convened by him if at least 1/10 of the members of the association submit a written request, or if the interests of the association require it.

§ 9 Minutes

The resolutions of the board of directors and the general meeting must be drawn up in writing and signed by the person chairing the meeting and the secretary. 



§10 Association dissolution

 The association is dissolved by resolution of the general meeting, whereby ¾ of the members present must vote for the dissolution. In the event of the dissolution or cancellation of the association, or if its previous purpose no longer applies, the association's assets pass to the school authority, the district of Limburg-Weilburg, for exclusive and direct use for charitable purposes of the central school Goldener Grund Selters. 

§ 11 Final Provisions

This statute was approved by the inaugural meeting. It comes into force on the day the resolution is passed. 

Selters, January 25, 2001

§ 5 (4) and § 10 changed by resolution of the general meeting of April 3rd, 2001. 
§ 5 (3) changed by resolution of the general meeting of June 15, 2009. 
§ 1 changed by resolution of the general meeting of 03.06.2013

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