Smith resigned from the Council effective February 29, 2012 because he and his wife had purchased and were moving to a new home in a different ward of Homewood. At his resignation, Smith's fellow councilors praised him, particularly for the fiscal policy ordinance he drafted.
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- Singleton III, William C. (February 22, 2012). "Homewood - Smith leaving council." The Birmingham News.