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Tag Archives: Goldsboro City Council

More Water & Sewer Rate Hikes Recommended For Goldsboro

More Water & Sewer Rate Hikes Recommended For Goldsboro

(GDN) — Once again, the City of Goldsboro is having to consider a potential water and sewer rate increase for its residents. Dave Hyder of Stantec presented the new water and sewer rate study at Monday’s Goldsboro City Council meeting. Hyder says the study shows the city would need: A 15% increase in the rates…read more »

City Manager Talks Recent Employee Resignations

City Manager Talks Recent Employee Resignations

(GDN) — How come Goldsboro’s department heads appear to keep heading for greener pastures?  With several high-profile departures from the city in recent weeks and months, Goldsboro City Manager Tim Salmon addressed the rash of employee resignations and what is being done to stop the turnover at the last city council meeting. Salmon noted resignations…read more »

Think Local When Shopping This Saturday

Think Local When Shopping This Saturday

(GDN) — Today is Black Friday as stores across the U.S. crank up the deals to attract customers eager to start their holiday shopping.  While larger retailers get much of the attention today, smaller stores your community will also look to attract business this holiday season.  Councilman Charles Gaylor read the Small Business Saturday Proclamation…read more »

Gaylor Officially Joins Goldsboro City Council

Gaylor Officially Joins Goldsboro City Council

The new District 5 representative is seated on the Goldsboro City Council.  Monday evening, Charles P. Gaylor, IV was sworn-in to office.  Gaylor takes over the District 5 seat, which was vacated when David Ham was appointed to serve as Mayor of the City of Goldsboro.  Gaylor will serve for the remainder of the term,…read more »

Council Denies Matthews’ Request For After Hours Access In City Hall

Council Denies Matthews’ Request For After Hours Access In City Hall

A Goldsboro City Council member’s request for after hours access to certain areas in City Hall is shot down.  The discussion came up at Monday’s meeting as Councilwoman Brandi Matthews asked for her own set of keys to access the Mayor and City Manager’s external office at City Hall. She, as well as the other…read more »

Gaylor Selected As New District 5 Council Member

Gaylor Selected As New District 5 Council Member

The Goldsboro City Council selects its newest member.   Monday evening, the council voted 4-2 and named Charles P. Gaylor, IV the new representative for District 5.  Gaylor and Phyllis A. Merritt-James had been vying for the empty District 5 city council seat.  The District 5 vacancy occurred when David Ham was appointed to serve as…read more »

Council Interviews Two District 5 Applicants

Council Interviews Two District 5 Applicants

Goldsboro council members are deciding who should be the newest addition to the city council.  Monday evening, the Goldsboro city council listened to presentations from the two applicants for the vacant District 5 seat.  The two applicants are Charles P. Gaylor, IV and Phyllis A. Merritt-James.  Gaylor says he intends to pursue a clean, livable,…read more »

“Mayor Chuck Allen Day” In The City Of Goldsboro

“Mayor Chuck Allen Day” In The City Of Goldsboro

Today, Tuesday, September 21, has been declared “Mayor Chuck Allen Day” in the City of Goldsboro.  At Monday’s City Council meeting, current Mayor David Ham read a proclamation in Allen’s honor and presented it to Allen’s family.  The proclamation states, “Mayor Allen’s tireless efforts made Goldsboro a better place to live, and have left a…read more »

Two Apply For Vacant City Council Seat

Two Apply For Vacant City Council Seat

Two candidates throw their hat into the ring to try and be the next District 5 representative on the Goldsboro City Council. After the application period closed at 5 PM on Friday, the City of Goldsboro announced the applicants for the vacant council seat. They are: Charles P. Gaylor, IV Phyllis A. Merritt-James City Clerk…read more »

Ham Sworn in As Goldsboro’s New Mayor

Ham Sworn in As Goldsboro’s New Mayor

Goldsboro’s new mayor is officially sworn in.  Tuesday evening, David Ham recited the Oath of Office and became the new Mayor of Goldsboro.  Ham had been District 5 representative on the council.  Since he is now mayor, the Goldsboro City Council will have to appoint a District 5 resident to fill that vacancy.  Ham went…read more »

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