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City Manager

Robert Tamble 

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Robert Tamble graduated from Smithville High School in 1979 and later attended Texas A&M University receiving a B.S. degree in Engineering Technology.  He was a member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Cadet Corps (Squadron Nine).

Prior to working for the City of Smithville, Robert spent 28-years as a Corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Executive in the aerospace, semiconductor, and energy storage industries.   In his early career, he was responsible for conducting system safety analyses of various military and civilian payloads flown aboard the Space Shuttle.  Later, Robert was responsible for developing world class EHS programs for both Applied Materials, Inc. and Xtreme Power, Inc.

Robert has been married to Sheila Tamble (Scoggins) for 37-years.  They have two boys – Mathew (age-35) and Mark (age-32) and two beautiful grand-daughters Ryan Harper and Lyla June Tamble.  Robert has lived in Smithville the past 49-years and has always been active member of the community.  He served as a Scout Leader, T-ball coach, Little Dribblers coach, and Pop Warner Football coach.  He was the Chairman of the SISD School Facilities / Citizens Advisory Committee that put together and passed a successful bond package for the High School in 2002.  Robert served 3-terms on the Smithville City Council from 2007-2013.  Due to corporate downsizing in early 2014 (and prior experience as a Councilmember) Robert was asked by the Smithville City Council to fill-in as the Interim City Manager when Tex Middlebrook resigned.  Robert accepted the position on a permanent basis on June 1, 2014.  

Email the City Manager --> citymanager@ci.smithville.tx.us 

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Now Hiring! Community Engagement Coordinator

City of Smithville seeks Community Engagement Coordinator who will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating a robust community engagement strategy ...

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URGENT NOTICE – ROAD CLOSURE / DETOUR DUE TO TRAIN DERAILMENT

At approximately 3:00 pm on July 9, 2021 the City of Smithville received notice that a Union Pacific Train derailed blocking HWY-95 at the MLK BLVD an...

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MOSQUITO SPRAYING IN SMITHVILLE WILL BEGIN FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021

The recent rains combined with warmer temperatures have created the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. In response, the City will begin spraying all...

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