Santa Cruz County History - Government



City of Capitola Councils & Mayors, 1949--

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1949-1959 || 1960-1969 || 1970-1979 || 1980-1989 || 1990-1999 || 2000-

1949--1959

Date Mayor Council Members
1/10/1949 Harlan Kessler
  • Martin Adamson
  • Harry Bowles
  • Bradley MacDonald
  • J.C. Rosensteel
4/18/1950 Bradley MacDonald
  • Elmer Anderson
  • S. Clair Ellis
  • Joe Tabacchini
  • Russell B. Tripp
1/15/1952 William Daley
  • Charles Dixon
  • S. Clair Ellis
  • Joe Tabacchini
  • Otto VanBuren
4/20/1954 William Daley
  • Albert Meek
  • Peggy Slatter
  • Joe Tabacchini
  • W.D. White
4/17/1956 Joe Tabacchini
  • Homer Berry
  • Ruth F. Gabrielsen
  • Albert Meek
  • W.D. White
4/15/1958 Joe Tabacchini
  • Homer Berry
  • Ruth Gabrielsen
  • Jack Nicol
  • Alger Nusbaum

1949-1959 || 1960-1969 || 1970-1979 || 1980-1989 || 1990-1999 || 2000-

1960--1969

Date Mayor Council Members
4/19/1960 Joe Tabacchini
  • Homer Berry
  • John Hesketh
  • Jack Nicol
  • Alger Nusbaum
1/17/1961 Homer Berry
  • Andrew Antonetti
  • John Hesketh
  • Jack Nicol
  • Alger Nusbaum
4/17/1962 Andrew Antonetti
  • Anthony Fontes
  • John Hesketh
  • Frank Layton
  • Lee Miller
4/21/1964 Andrew Antonetti
  • Anthony Fontes
  • Frank Layton
  • Lee Miller
  • Joseph L. Morrison
4/12/1966 Phillip J. Walker
  • Andrew Antonetti
  • Wayne Fontes
  • John C. Lappin
  • Joseph Morrison
4/16/1968 John Lappin
  • Frank J. Beccaria
  • Wayne Fontes
  • Ronald Graves
  • Phillip Walker

1949-1959 || 1960-1969 || 1970-1979 || 1980-1989 || 1990-1999 || 2000-

1970--1979

Date Mayor Council Members
4/21/1970 Phillip Walker
  • Frank Beccaria
  • Ronald Graves
  • John Lappin
  • Hill Nelson
4/18/1972 Ronald Graves
  • John Lappin
  • Hill Nelson
  • Michael Routh
  • Phillip Walker
    (replaced by Gene Delucchi 7/3/73)
3/12/1974 Hill Nelson
  • John Dixon
  • Ronald Graves
  • Tom Mason
  • Michael Routh
3/9/1976 Tom Mason
  • John Dixon
  • Ronald Graves
  • Hill Nelson
  • Michael Routh
3/14/1978 Michael Routh
  • Jerry Clarke
  • Robert Garcia
  • Ronald Graves
  • Carin Mudgett

1949-1959 || 1960-1969 || 1970-1979 || 1980-1989 || 1990-1999 || 2000-

1980--1989

Date Mayor Council Members
4/10/1980 Jerry Clarke
  • Robert Garcia
  • Ronald Graves
  • Carin Mudgett
  • Michael Routh
4/15/1982 Ronald Graves
  • Dennis Beltram
  • Robert Bucher
  • Jerry Clarke
  • Michael Routh
4/12/1984 Michael Routh
  • Dennis Beltram
  • Robert Bucher
  • Jerry Clarke
  • Stephanie Harlan
4/10/1986 Robert Bucher
  • Jerry Clarke
  • Ronald Graves
  • Stephanie Harlan
  • Michael Routh
4/14/1988 Jerry Clarke
  • Robert Bucher
  • Ronald Graves
  • Stephanie Harlan
  • Michael Routh

1949-1959 || 1960-1969 || 1970-1979 || 1980-1989 || 1990-1999 || 2000-

1990--1999

An * indicates that the person was elected that year.
If there is a date after the name, it indicates the date the council member became Mayor/Vice Mayor.

Date Mayor Council Members
4/12/1990 Stephanie Harlan *
  • Robert Bucher *
  • Jerry Clarke *
  • Ronald Graves
  • Michael Routh
4/14/1992 Ronald Graves
  • Robert Bucher
  • Jerry Clarke
  • Margaret Fabrizio *
  • Michael Routh *
4/12/1994 Margaret Fabrizio
  • Robert Garcia *
  • Ronald Graves *
  • Stephanie Harlan *
  • Michael Routh
11/5/1996 Robert Garcia
(12/3/96)
Stephanie Harlan
(11/13/97)
  • Margaret Fabrizio *
  • Ronald Graves, Vice Mayor
    (11/13/97)
  • Tony Gualtieri *
  • Stephanie Harlan
11/3/1998 Tony Gualtieri
(11/30/98)
Bruce Arthur
(12/9/99)
  • Bruce Arthur *, Vice Mayor
    (11/30/98)
  • Margaret Fabrizio
    (Resigned 3/23/00)
  • Stephanie Harlan *
  • Dennis Norton *, Vice Mayor
    (12/9/99)
  • Gayle Ortiz
    (Appointed to fill unexpired term 4/20/00)

1949-1959 || 1960-1969 || 1970-1979 || 1980-1989 || 1990-1999 || 2000-

2000--

An * indicates that the person was elected that year.
If there is a date after the name, it indicates the date the council member became Mayor/Vice Mayor.

Date Mayor Council Members
11/7/00 Dennis Norton
(11/30/00)
Gayle Ortiz
(11/20/01)
  • Bruce Arthur
  • Tony Gualtieri *, Vice Mayor
    (11/20/01)
  • Stephanie Harlan
  • Gayle Ortiz *, Vice Mayor
    (11/30/00)
11/5/02 Tony Gualtieri
(11/26/02)
Stephanie Harlan
(11/25/03)
  • Bruce Arthur *, Vice Mayor
    (11/25/03)
  • Stephanie Harlan *, Vice Mayor
    (11/26/02)
  • Dennis Norton *
  • Gayle Ortiz
11/2/04 Bruce Arthur
(11/23/04)
Dennis Norton
(11/22/05)
  • Dennis Norton, Vice Mayor
    (11/23/04)
  • Michael Termini *, Vice Mayor
    (11/22/05)
  • Stephanie Harlan
  • Kirby Nicol *
11/7/06 Michael Termini
(12/14/06)
Kirby Nicol
(12/13/07)
  • Bob Begun *, Vice Mayor
    (12/13/07)
  • Ronald Graves *
  • Kirby Nicol, Vice Mayor
    (12/14/06)
  • Sam Storey *
11/3/08 Bob Begun
(12/4/08)
Sam Storey
(12/10/09)
  • Sam Storey, Vice Mayor
    (12/4/08)
  • Ronald Graves
  • Kirby Nicol
  • Dennis Norton * Vice Mayor
    (12/10/09)
  • Bob Begun

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