Results Regarding Constitutional Amendments, CAPE By-Laws, and the CAPE Budget have been tallied

June 03, 2004

In April 2004, ballots were mailed to the CAPE Membership seeking approval of several proposed Constitutional Amendments and By-law amendments, as well as approval of the proposed two year budget. These ballots have been counted, and the results are as follows:

Full Time TR Vice-President
(Ballot seeking approval of a proposed Constitutional amendment regarding the Full Time TR Vice-President. The proposed amendment recommended changing the status of this position from full-time position to volunteer position.)

Yes - 738
No - 49

Delegation of Presidential Duties
(Ballot seeking approval of proposed Constitutional amendment regarding delegation of President’s duties. The proposed amendment recommended that the President shall have the authority to delegate authority to Executive Committee members, in addition to Vice-Presidents or management of the Association.)

Yes - 728
No – 62

Bilingual Rules of Procedure
(Ballot seeking approval of a proposed Constitutional amendment regarding Bilingual Rules of Procedure to govern all the Association meetings.)

Yes - 738
No - 41

By-Laws
(Ballot seeking approval of proposed CAPE By-Laws, as prepared by the CAPE Constitution and By-laws Committee and approved by the National Executive Committee, with consultation with the Local Leadership.)

Yes - 714
No - 62

Budget
(Ballot seeking approval of the proposed two year budget, as prepared by management, reviewed by the Finance Committee and approved by the Executive Committee.)

Yes - 676
No - 116

810 Members submitted ballots.
79 spoiled ballots were received.

Please keep in mind that while the Constitutional and By-law amendments have been approved, the CAPE Constitution and By-laws Committee may be submitting further proposed amendments to you for a vote, in November 2004. The revised documents, reflecting the present amendments, will be posted on our website in the near future.