The Goldsboro City Council selects a new backup for the mayor.
At Monday’s meeting, the council selected Councilman David Ham as the next Mayor Pro Tem.
Voting against Ham’s appointment, Councilwoman Brandi Matthews suggested it was time to have a new backup for Mayor Chuck Allen.
While Matthews stated she wasn’t vying for the position, she did suggest the two new council members — herself and Taj Polack — could use the experience.
Councilman Gene Aycock suggested the new council members need a little more experience before they were considered for Mayor Pro Tem.
The vote to select Ham as Mayor Pro Tem was 4 – 1.
The new Mayor Pro Tem is selected annually.