Kirby Smith

City Council
Title: Councilmember
Phone: 352.434.4419

Vice Mayor
Council Seat #2

Current Term:  November 2017 - November 2019

Serves on the following Boards and Committees:

Tavares/Mount Dora/YMCA Trail Horizon Team

Tavares Economic Development Horizon Team

Woodlea Sports Complex Horizon Team

Old 441 Utilities to Bay Road Horizon Team

Lake County League of Cities - Alternate

Lake County Metropolitan Planning Organization Technical Advisory Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee


Kirby Smith was born in 1968 at Waterman Memorial Hospital, Eustis Fl.  He attended all 12 years of his early education in Tavares at Tavares Elementary, Middle, and High schools.  While attending Seminole Community College he played collegiate baseball.  After SCC he completed Fire Standards training and EMT training and began a career as a Firefighter/EMT with Seminole County Rescue. Mr. Smith also worked with Tavares Fire Department and Lake Sumter EMS as well as Waterman Medical Center in the Emergency room. Mr. Smith obtained a BA in Business Administration and graduated Suma Cum Laude from American Inter Continental University.  He is currently the Engineering Manager with CenturyLink for the Counties of Pasco, Lake, Citrus, Sumter, Marion and Levy and has been with them for the past 23 years.

Councilmember Smith, who has served on the Tavares Council since 2009 and as a past Mayor, has been married to April Smith for 25 years and has 1 son, Wade who is 21.


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