|7th Mayor of Markham|
|Preceded by||Don Cousens|
|5th Mayor of Markham|
|Preceded by||Tony Roman|
|Succeeded by||Don Cousens|
Scarpitti was appointed mayor from 1992 to 1994 following the death of Tony Roman, but was defeated by Don Cousens in the 1994 municipal election. He subsequently worked as broadcaster with CFMT in Toronto during his absence from politics from 1994 to 1997.
Scarpitti has served various roles in municipal politics as York Region Councillor (1985–1997), Budget Chief (2003–2006) and Deputy Mayor (1991–1992, 1997–2006). He was elected in 2006 as mayor to replace Don Cousens who has since retired. He was re-elected in 2010 with 85% of the vote. He was re-elected again in 2014 with almost 71% of the vote.
Scarpitti has also served on various town committees, including:
- Chair of York Region's Planning and Economic Development Committee
- member of the Finance and Administrative Committee
- member of the Community Services Committee
- Co-chair Kyoto at the city of Markham
- Chair of York Regional Planning and Economic Development Committee
- member of the Transit Committee
- member of the Solid Waste Committee
- member of the York Region's Youth Advisory Committee
- member of the Markham Theatre Board
- member of the Rouge Park Alliance
- member of the Canada Day Committee
- Vice-Chairman of Power Stream
- Chair of York Regional Police Services Board
- "Mayor Frank Scarpitti - Chair". Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board. Retrieved 2012-07-02.
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