About Me

Steve K. Smith

Current Commissioner District 3 - Key West
Current Vice Chairman FKMCD

Steve is Florida native from Daytona Beach originally.  He moved to the Florida Keys in the late 1980’s.  He works in the tourism industry, has owned local businesses and is a strong community advocate for Key West and the Florida Keys.
In 1995, Smith ran for the seat of district 3, Florida Keys Mosquito Control and was elected to the Board of Commissioners.  It was his first time running for public office.

Upon taking office in 1996, Smith was elected Chairman of the Board of Commissioners and spearheaded effecting the changes needed to bring a scientific approach to mosquito control in the Florida Keys.

Under his leadership the mosquito program has changed from using pesticides as their main method of vector control to realistic source reduction, utilizing trained domestic inspectors and an environmentally safe larvacide.

 

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