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Former Ontario city councilor reflects on political tenure

Former Ontario City Councilor Dan Capron said he already misses elements of work on the elected board but is ready to move on to other endeavors. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

ONTARIO – Dan Capron stepped down from his city council slot earlier this month but did so with few regrets and a different outlook on politics.

Capron, the former city council president, resigned because he moved out of the city.

Capron, who works at Campbell Tractor Company in Ontario resigned Oct. 8, said his tenure on the city’s elected board was a learning experience.

Capron, who was appointed to the council in 2017 and was elected in 2018, said when he first sat down in his council chair he held some preconceived ideas about how city government worked.

Three years later, many of . . .