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Council History

First City Council - Elected at a special election on January 18, 1983
Richard Bauer
Phil Bay
Andrew Orcutt
Chet Patterson
Robert Simon
 
On January 26, 1983 - Robert Simon was elected as Mayor by a vote of the Council.
City Charter adopted by voters on March 29, 1983
 First Charter added two more Council members

*Bob Newton
*Mike Hart
 (** note - these were the next in line as to the highest number of votes received at the January 18, 1983 special election.)
 
April 18, 1983 - Official appointment of Council members to positions:
Robert Simon - Mayor
Bob Newton - position #1
Mike Hart - position #2
Richard Bauer - position #3 - elected Council President
Phil Bay - position #4
Chet Patterson - position #5
Andy Orcutt - position #6

Keizer City Council 1983 and 1984 
Robert Simon - Mayor
Bob Newton - position #1
Mike Hart - position #2
Richard Bauer - position #3 - Council President
Phil Bay - position #4
Chet Patterson - position #5
Andy Orcutt - position #6

Keizer City Council  - 1985 and 1986  (after 11-6-84 election) 
Robert Simon - Mayor (term expires 1/87)
Bob Newton - position #1 (term expires 1/89)
Mike Hart - position #2 (term expires 1/89)
Richard Bauer-position #3- Council President (term expires 1/89)
Phil Bay - position #4  (term expires 1/87)
Chet Patterson - position #5  (term expires 1/87)
Andy Orcutt - position #6  (term expires 1/87)
 
June 10, 1985 - Richard Bauer resigned from position #3
July 1, 1985 - Bruce Nopp appointed to fill position #3
 
Robert Simon - Mayor (term expires 1/87)
Bob Newton - position #1 (term expires 1/89)
Mike Hart - position #2 (term expires 1/89)
Bruce Nopp -position #3- (term expires 1/89)
Phil Bay - position #4  (term expires 1/87)
Chet Patterson - position #5  (term expires 1/87)
Andy Orcutt - position #6  (term expires 1/87)
 
July 7, 1986 - Chet Patterson resigned from position #5
August 4, 1986 - Robert Pritchard appointed to fill position #5
 
Robert Simon - Mayor (term expires 1/87)
Bob Newton - position #1 (term expires 1/89)
Mike Hart - position #2 (term expires 1/89)
Bruce Nopp -position #3- (term expires 1/89)
Phil Bay - position #4  (term expires 1/87)
Robert Pritchard - position #5  (term expires 1/87)
Andy Orcutt - position #6  (term expires 1/87)

Keizer City Council 1987 and 1988 
Robert Simon - Mayor (term expires 1/89)
Bob Newton - position #1 (term expires 1/89)
Mike Hart - position #2 - Council President (term expires 1/89)
Bruce Nopp - position #3 - (term expires 1/89)
Phil Bay - position #4  (term expires 1/91)
Robert Pritchard - position #5  (term expires 1/89)
Yvonne Fischer - position #6  (term expires 1/89)

Keizer City Council 1989 and 1990 
Andy Orcutt - Mayor (term expires 1/91)
Bob Newton - position #1 (term expires 1/93)
Mike Hart - position #2 (term expires 1/93)
Joe VanMeter - position #3 - (term expires 1/93)
Phil Bay - position #4  - Council President (term expires 1/91)
Robert Pritchard - position #5  (term expires 1/89)
Yvonne Fischer - position #6  (term expires 1/89)

Keizer City Council 1991 and 1992 
Andy Orcutt - Mayor (term expires 1/93)
Bob Newton - position #1- Council President (term expires 1/93)
Mike Hart - position #2 (term expires 1/93)
Joe VanMeter - position #3 - (term expires 1/93)
Dennis Koho - position #4  - (term expires 1/95)
Al Miller - position #5  (term expires 1/95)
Jerry McGee - position #6  (term expires 1/95)

Keizer City Council 1993 and 1994 
Dennis Koho - Mayor (term expires 1/95)
Jerry Watson - position #1- (term expires 1/97)
Chet Patterson - position #2 (term expires 1/97)
Jim Keller - position #3 - (term expires 1/97)
Marlene Wellin - position #4  - (term expires 1/95)
Al Miller - position #5  - Council President (term expires 1/95)
Jerry McGee - position #6  (term expires 1/95)
 
**Marlene Wellin appointed on January 4, 1993 to fill vacancy created by the election of Dennis Koho as Mayor

Keizer City Council January 1995 
Dennis Koho - Mayor (term expires 1/97)
Jerry Watson - position #1- (term expires 1/97)
Chet Patterson - position #2 (term expires 1/97)
Jim Keller - position #3 - (term expires 1/97)
Carl Beach - position #4  - (term expires 1/99)
Al Miller - position #5  - (term expires 1/99)
Jerry McGee - position #6 - Council President (term expires 1/99)
 
7-18-95 Chet Patterson resigned from Council position #2
8-7-95 Bob Newton appointed to fill vacancy in position #2

Keizer City Council August 1995 through December 1996 
Dennis Koho - Mayor (term expires 1/97)
Jerry Watson - position #1- (term expires 1/97)
Bob Newton - position #2 (term expires 1/97)
Jim Keller - position #3 - (term expires 1/97)
Carl Beach - position #4  - (term expires 1/99)
Al Miller - position #5  (term expires 1/99)
Jerry McGee - position #6 - Council President-(term expires 1/99)

Keizer City Council 1997 and 1998 
Dennis Koho - Mayor (term expires 1/99)
Garry Whalen - position #1- (term expires 1/2001)
Dawn Meier - position #2 (term expires 1/2001)
Jim Keller - position #3 - Council President-(term expires 1/2001)
Carl Beach - position #4  - (term expires 1/99)
Al Miller - position #5  (term expires 1/99)
Jerry McGee - position #6  (term expires 1/99)
 
7-7-98 Dawn Meier resigned from Council position #2
8-3-98 Lore Christopher appointed to fill position #2

Keizer City Council July 1998 to December 1998
Dennis Koho - Mayor (term expires 1/99)
Garry Whalen - position #1- (term expires 1/2001)
Lore Christopher - position #2 (term expires 1/2001)
Jim Keller - position #3 - Council President-(term expires 1/2001)
Carl Beach - position #4  - (term expires 1/99)
Al Miller - position #5  (term expires 1/99)
Jerry McGee - position #6  (term expires 1/99)

Keizer City Council 1999 and 2000 
Bob Newton - Mayor (term expires 1/2001)
Garry Whalen - position #1- Council President (term expires 1/2001)
Lore Christopher - position #2 (term expires 1/2001)
Jim Keller - position #3 - (term expires 1/2001)
Jacque Moir - position #4  - (term expires 1/2003)
Craig Campbell - position #5  (term expires 1/2003)
Jerry McGee - position #6  (term expires 1/2003)
 
9-29-99 Garry Whalen resigned from Council position #1
11-08-99 J.L. Wilson appointed to fill position #1

Keizer City Council November, 1999 and 2000 
Bob Newton - Mayor (term expires 1/2001)
J.L. Wilson - position #1- (term expires 1/2001)
Lore Christopher-position #2-Council President (term expires 1/2001)
Jim Keller - position #3 - (term expires 1/2001)
Jacque Moir - position #4  - (term expires 1/2003)
Craig Campbell - position #5  (term expires 1/2003)
Jerry McGee - position #6  (term expires 1/2003)
 
07-01-00 Craig Campbell resigned from Council position #5
08-07-00 Richard Walsh appointed to fill position #5
 
Keizer City Council August 2000 to January 2001 
Bob Newton - Mayor (term expires 1/2001)
J.L. Wilson - position #1- (term expires 1/2001)
Lore Christopher-position #2-Council President (term expires 1/2001)
Jim Keller - position #3 - (term expires 1/2001)
Jacque Moir - position #4  - (term expires 1/2003)
Richard Walsh - position #5  (term expires 1/2003)
Jerry McGee - position #6  (term expires 1/2003)

Keizer City Council January 2001 to January 2003
Lore Christopher - Mayor (term expires 1/2003)
Judy K. Smith - position #1- (term expires 1/2005)
Ray Kelly - position #2 (term expires 1/2005)
Charles E. Lee - position #3 - (term expires 1/2005)
Jacque Moir - position #4 - Council President (term expires 1/2003)
Richard Walsh - position #5  (term expires 1/2003)
Jerry McGee - position #6  (term expires 1/2003)
 
02-28-02 Ray Kelly resigned from Council position #2
05-06-02 Michel Gaynor appointed to fill position #2

Keizer City Council May 2002 to January 2005 
Lore Christopher - Mayor (term expires 1/2005)
Judy K. Smith - position #1- (term expires 1/2005)
Michel Gaynor - position #2 (term expires 1/2005)
Charles E. Lee - position #3 - (term expires 1/2005)
Jacque Moir - position #4 - Council President (term expires 1/2007)
Richard Walsh - position #5 (term expires 1/2007)
James Taylor - position #6 (term expires 1/2007)

Keizer City Council January 2005 to January 2007
Lore Christopher - Mayor (term expires 1/2007)
David McKane - position #1- (term expires 1/2009)
Troy Nichols - position #2 (term expires 1/2009)
Charles E. Lee - position #3 - (term expires 1/2009)
Jacque Moir - position #4 - (term expires 1/2007)
Richard Walsh - position #5 - Council President (term expires 1/2007)
James Taylor - position #6 (term expires 1/2007)

Keizer City Council January 2007 to January 2009 
Lore Christopher - Mayor (term expires 1/2009)
David McKane - position #1- (term expires 1/2009)
Troy Nichols - position #2 (term expires 1/2009)
Charles E. Lee - position #3 - (term expires 1/2009)
Cathy Clark - position #4 - (term expires 1/2011)
Richard Walsh - position #5 Council President (term expires 1/2011)
James Taylor - position #6 (term expires 1/2011)
 
02-05-07 Charles Lee resigned from Council position #3
03-19-07 Jacque Moir appointed to fill position #3
 
07-27-07 Troy Nichols resigned from Council position #2
09-24-07 Brandon Smith appointed to fill position #2

Keizer City Council January 2009 to January 2011
Lore Christopher - Mayor (term expires 1/2011)
David McKane - position #1- (term expires 1/2013)
Brandon Smith - position #2 (term expires 1/2013)
Mark Caillier - position #3 - (term expires 1/2013)
Cathy Clark - position #4 - Council President (term expires 1/2011)
Richard Walsh - position #5 (term expires 1/2011)
James Taylor - position #6 Council President (term expires 1/2011)

 

Keizer City Council January 2011 to January 2013
Lore Christopher - Mayor (term expires 1/2013)
David McKane - position #1- (term expires 1/2013)
Brandon Smith - position #2 (term expires 1/2013)
Mark Caillier - position #3 - (term expires 1/2013)
Cathy Clark - position #4 - Council President (term expires 1/2015)
Joe Egli - position #5 - (term expires 1/2015)
James Taylor - position #6 - (term expires 1/2015)

 

Keizer City Council January 2013 to May 2013
Lore Christopher - Mayor (term expires 1/2015)
Dennis Koho - position #1- (term expires 1/2017)
Ken LeDuc - position #2 (term expires 1/2017)
Marlene Quinn - position #3 - (term expires 1/2017)
Cathy Clark - position #4 - (term expires 1/2015)
Joe Egli - position #5 – Council President (term expires 1/2015)
James Taylor - position #6 - (term expires 1/2015)


05-10-13 Ken LeDuc resigned from Council position #2
06-10-13 Kim Freeman appointed to fill position #2

 

Keizer City Council May 2013 to January 2015
Lore Christopher - Mayor (term expires 1/2015)
Dennis Koho - position #1- (term expires 1/2017)
Kim Freeman - position #2 (term expires 1/2017)
Marlene Quinn - position #3 - (term expires 1/2017)
Cathy Clark - position #4 - (term expires 1/2015)
Joe Egli - position #5 – Council President (term expires 1/2015)
James Taylor - position #6 - (term expires 1/2015)

 

Keizer City Council January 2015 to January 2017
Cathy Clark - Mayor (term expires 1/2017)
Dennis Koho - position #1- Council President (term expires 1/2017)
Kim Freeman - position #2 (term expires 1/2017)
Marlene Quinn - position #3 - (term expires 1/2017)
Roland Herrera - position #4 - (term expires 1/2019)
Amy Ripp - position #5 – (term expires 1/2019)
Brandon Smith - position #6 - (term expires 1/2019)