He lost his re-election bid to challenger Nathan Boddie.
"Of course it's really disappointing and it's really surprising. I didn't think people were buying into all the negative stuff coming out, but I guess they did."
Capell says he is proud of what they've accomplisehd during his eight years on the city council.
He says they changed the management of the city and have done a lot of the heavy lifting to catch up on infrastructure improvements that had been put off.
Capell will serve on the city council until the end of the year.
After that, he plans to concentrate on his computer business that has taken a back seat to city government for many years.