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Catalyst Arts | Annual General Meeting 2014



Dear Catalyst Arts member / associate

        That time of year has come around again where Catalyst Arts asks you to come and have your say at the Catalyst Arts Annual General Meeting.
        We are pleased to invite you to Catalyst Arts AGM 2014, which will take place at Catalyst Arts, 5 College Court, Belfast on Wednesday 26th of November 2014 at 6.30pm.
        We will give a breakdown of last year’s projects and future programming, and will discuss what has happened since our last AGM and the exciting things in store for Catalyst Arts. There will also be a number of extremely important issues discussed including a possible change of premises for Catalyst in 2016.

        In order to gain the broadest range of opinions on all matters under discussion, we would request and very much appreciate your attendance at this event. This event is for members only.


Opening remarks/welcome


Minutes of previous AGM

Matters arising from the minutes

Presentation of annual report (Chair)

Presentation of accounts (Treasurer)

Election of management committee/office bearers

Summary of last year’s programming

Summary of future programming


Archive Report

Governance Progress

Alteration of Articles of Association by Special Resolution*

Any Other Business

Closing remarks

*See details and links below for Outline of Special Resolution

Catalyst Arts Governing Document Alterations

Catalyst Arts is currently in the process of amending its governing document, which has been developed and legally drafted in consultation with NICVA. In keeping with due process for the adoption of new Objects and Articles to our constitutionArticles of Association, Catalyst Arts will present the new draft of its proposed constitution to the members for adoption by special resolution. If successfully passed we will then be submitting this to Companies House for register.

Please click here to read over proposed Special Resolution, which covers the amendments and alterations to the governing document we intend to submit for register.

With reference to our original articles of association, the amendments outlined below have been drafted in accordance with new regulations for companies with charitable status to reflect best practice in our sector and safeguard against vulnerability of the organisation’s operations, finances and policies. The following objects and articles have been highlighted for special resolution, as they were never clearly defined in the original governing document and focus on the company’s objects, powers, quorum for meeting proceedings and appointment of directors.

For your consideration please click on the following links to see our original governing document 1993-2014 and final draft for new Articles of Association 2014.

        To RSVP your attendance or for any additional information on the AGM arrangements please contact us at catalystarts@gmail.comRefreshments will be provided.

        We look forward to seeing you in November.


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