City Seeks Applicants For Vacant Mayoral Seat

City Seeks Applicants For Vacant Mayoral Seat

Official notice from the City of Goldsboro

The City of Goldsboro operates under a council-manager form of government. The Goldsboro City Council establishes the City’s policies and appoints the City Manager, who oversees day-to-day city operations and executes Council-established laws and policies.

The Goldsboro City Council is soliciting individuals who are interested in filling the vacant Mayoral seat, which occurred as a result of Mayor Chuck Allen resigning as of June 15, 2021. The selected individual will serve for the remainder of the term, which will end in November 2023. The next city election will be held on November 7, 2023.

In accordance with the City Charter and the laws of North Carolina, to be eligible to fill this vacancy, an individual must:

  • Be a qualified voter in the City of Goldsboro.
  • Be at least 21 years of age and not adjudged a felon not having had their rights restored.
  • Currently live within the boundaries of the City of Goldsboro and have done so for at least the last thirty (30) days.

Interested citizens who meet these requirements can pick up an application from the City Clerk’s office at City Hall at 200 N. Center Street, Goldsboro, NC or download the application at  Any potential applicant is encouraged to check the boundaries of the city limits at City Hall to make sure they reside within the City of Goldsboro before submitting an application. Completed applications must be returned to the City Clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021. Late applications will not be considered. Placing the application in the mail does not constitute receipt by the City unless it is in the physical custody of the staff of the office of the City Clerk, located within the City Manager and Mayor’s office, 2nd floor, by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021.

Please visit the City’s webpage at or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 919-580-4330 or [email protected] for more information.