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1970

*02/17/1970 - Primary Election (canvassed 02/23/70, official resolution adopted 03/03/70); two Councilmembers elected.
**03/24/1970 - General Election (canvassed 03/30/70); one Councilmember elected
04/07/1970 - Three Councilmembers sworn into office
07/15/1970 - Councilmember Jones resigned; Special Bond Election to:  (1) authorize the issuance of $3.0M in Water Revenue Bonds, passed 788 to 162; and (2) authorize the purchase of Indian Bend Water Company; approved 799 to 151 (canvassed 07/20/70).
07/21/1970 - Councilmember Campana appointed to fill the unexpired term of Robert Jones.
12/15/1970 - Special Election to increase the transaction privilege tax;  not approved 3,190 to 7,582 (canvassed 12/21/70).

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1971

10/19/1971 - Councilmamember Murray resigned, when the State Attorney General determined there was a conflict between his position on the Council and his job with the Department of Corrections.
11/01/1971 - Councilmember Messinger appointed

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1972

*02/22/1972 - Primary Election (canvassed 02/28/72); Mayor and three Councilmembers elected
04/04/1972 - Mayor and three Councilmembers sworn into office

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1973

04/10/1973 - Special Election to consider seven Charter amendments, the issuance of General Obligation bonds for flood control,  and the issuance of Revenue bonds for utilities; all nine propositions  approved (canvassed 04/16/73)

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1974

*02/19/1974 - Primary Election (canvassed 02/25/74); three Councilmembers elected
04/06/1976 - Three Councilmembers sworn into office
07/11/1974 - Mayor Tims resigned
07/16/1974 - Councilmembern Jenkins appointed Mayor Pro Tem
07/18/1974 - Mayor Pro Tem Jenkins appointed Mayor; Councilmember Smith appointed to complete Mayor Jenkins' Council term

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1975

1976

*02/17/1976 - Primary Election (canvassed 02/23/76); Mayor and three Councilmemebers elected
04/06/1976 - Mayor and three Councilmembers sworn into office

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1977

05/10/1977 - Special Election for 2% bed tax, passed 1,654 to 313 (canvassed 05/16/77)

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1978

*02/21/1978 - Primary Election (canvassed 02/27/78); three Councilmembers elected
04/04/1978 - Three Councilmembers sworn into office

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1979