William E. "Ed" Taylor

Ed Taylor

William E. "Ed" Taylor

Council Member

Email William E. "Ed" Taylor

William E. “Ed” Taylor was elected to City Council in March 1998 and was re-elected in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.


Ed represents our City as a member of the Pinellas Park Water Management District (PPWMD). He has also represented the City on the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority Board of Directors (PSTA), the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) and the Agency on Bay Management (ABM).

His service to our community and the Tampa Bay area includes:

  • Board of Trustees of the Crohn’s and Colitis
  • Diocesan Board of Catholic Formation and Education
  • Friends of the Library
  • Kiwanis Club of Pinellas Park
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Member of Celebrate Pinellas Park, Inc.
  • O.T.H.ER.S. of Morning Star School and Sacred Heart Catholic Church
  • Past President of the Pinellas Park Historical Society
  • Pinellas Park Art Society
  • Pinellas Park Rotary Club
  • Pinellas Park / Gateway Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • St. Vincent DePaul Society

Background & Family

A native of Tampa, Ed and his family have lived in Pinellas County since 1964. He is the owner of Taylor Family Funeral Home in Pinellas Park. He is married to the ever understanding and lovely Barbara and they have two sons, John and Bryan, a mostly disagreeable cat named Boulevard and four granddaughters, Landree, Finlee Elizabeth and twins Lily Ann and Ella Grace.