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Welcome To Bakersfield
Mailing Address:

City of Bakersfield
Attn: (Councilmember)
1600 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Mayor Phones:
Office: 661-326-3770
Fax: 661-852-2035

Council Phones:
Office: 661-326-3767
Fax: 661-323-3780

E-mail Mayor Harvey L. Hall:

E-mail City Council Members:


Bob Smith

Russell Johnson

Bob Smith
Ward 4

Term Expires: 
November, 2014

Office: 661-326-3767

Community Service

Current Service: 
Bakersfield City Councilmember, Ward 4
Elected November 2012

City Council Committees:
Planning and Development Committee - Chairman
Community Services Committee - Committee Member
Water Board - Board Member

Kern Council of Governments – Alternate City Representative
Local Area Formation Commission – Alternate City Representative

Bakersfield Christian High School Board member 2008 to present

Professional Background
Mr. Smith has had his own consulting civil engineering and land planning firm in Bakersfield for 30 years. In 2005, Mr. Smith founded Bike Bakersfield, and continues to be a strong advocate for active transportation, not only additional bike lanes, bike paths and neighborhood greenways, but the widening and improvement of those lanes in existence, and for the overall safety of those who ride, as well.

BS degree in Civil Engineering from California State University Fresno

Bob is married to his wonderful wife, Pamela.  He has resided in Bakersfield for 33 years.  They have four grown children.