Goldsboro Mayor Chuck Allen submitted his letter of resignation Tuesday, June 15, citing health issues. His resignation is effective immediately.
Allen has been Goldsboro’s mayor since 2015, and a member of City Council since 1999. During his time in office, Allen was influential in such projects as the Highway 70 Bypass, the Bryan Multi-Sports Complex and the Center Street Streetscape Project.
The City Council will discuss the resignation and next steps at the Monday, June 21 meeting.
Mayor Allen has been open about his battle with Glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. He received the initial diagnosis in 2019, just two weeks after winning reelection.
Allen graduated in 1979 from Goldsboro High School and 1985 from NC State University. He owns Allen Grading Company.