Called citizens Morons. Substainable Pusher. Runaway Mayor. That’s what I remember most.
Cort was a successful mayor, Gorman said, because he was able to balance the interests of residents, business owners and environmentalists. “Dan was a gentleman in the true sense of the word gentleman,” he said. Paciﬁc Grove Chamber of Commerce President Moe Ammar, who knew Cort well, said he was great with people. “As a business leader, he was pro-business and supported the town by shopping locally,” Ammar said. “Some of his biggest accomplishments included attracting the farmers market to P.G., funding the city’s museum and chamber of commerce, and supporting the city’s lease with the Monterey Bay Aquarium.”