ThroughJanuary 26, 2022 8:00 a.m.
CLARKSVILLE, TN (NOW CLARKSVILLE) – Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Smith is running for the Republican nomination for re-election to the District 3 seat.
Smith was elected to his first term in 2018. He has supported ongoing capital improvements such as the renovation of the Fredonia Community Center, the purchase of Weakley Park, the Rotary Park Nature Center and Phase I of the public safety training, as well as securing wages. raises for EMS employees and allowing county residents to legally keep backyard chickens, according to a news release.
Smith grew up on a tobacco farm in Sango. After graduating from Clarksville High School in 2002, he enlisted in the Marine Corps, deploying twice as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Middle East and once for a WestPac tour in Japan. He was honorably discharged as a sergeant in 2007 and returned to Clarksville. He was hired by Clarksville Fire and Rescue, where he served as a firefighter, emergency medical responder, hazmat technician and fireboat coxswain. In 2021, he takes over the reins of the family business as the owner of Jodi’s Cabinet Sales.
Joe is the son of Jeff Smith (Barbara Jo) and Jodi Vaughn (Darrell). He is married to Una Smith, a real estate agent and office manager for the family business. They have been married for nine years and live in Fredonia. Together they have five children.
“It has been a pleasure to serve as your county commissioner during this first term,” said Smith. “I look forward to working with the next Mayor and County Commissioners to find a dedicated source of funding for our infrastructure capital projects and create a comprehensive plan to manage our rapid growth.”
District 3 covers southeastern Montgomery County from the Cumberland River in the east, including Hickory Point, Fredonia, and parts of Sango.
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Joe Smith campaign information.
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