Mr. Scott A. Stevens is the City Manager for Goldsboro, North Carolina serving
over 35,500 citizens. As City Manager, he is the administrative officer of city
government and is responsible for daily operations and overseeing all city
departments. For fiscal year 2012-2013, he manages an annual budget of
$50,7357,529, and leads an employee base of 467 to execute policies and
regulations established by the City Council.
The City Manager's office is located on the second
floor of the new City Hall addition located at 200 North Center Street.
Mr. Stevens was raised in Cary, North Carolina. He graduated from North Carolina State University in Raleigh with Bachelor of
Science in Civil Engineering, completed a Master in Public Administration at
East Carolina University in Greenville and is a licensed engineer in the State of North
Carolina. He began his career with the North Carolina Department of
Transportation (NCDOT) in Raleigh and later transitioned to the NCDOT district
office located in Kinston and was responsible for maintenance of state highways
in Greene, Lenoir, and Jones counties. After seven years with NCDOT, he
continued his career with the City of Kinston as Assistant City Engineer, City
Engineer, Public Services Director, and City Manager. During this tenure, he
developed a thorough background in water, wastewater, stormwater, electric
utilities, public works and extensive overall knowledge of city government. He
was commissioned as a reserve officer in the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps from
1993 until 2001.
The Assistant City Manager serves as a member of the City's leadership team, working
together with the City Manager, Directors and City Council on the strategic direction
of the City. The Assistant City Manager helps to manage and coordinate the day-to day operations of the
Office of the City Manager and assists the City Manager with a wide range of critical
responsibilities, projects and programs.
The Assistant City Manager develops and implements policies, programs and legislation to achieve Council
goals and helps develop and implement strategic initiatives related to the overall
organizational effectiveness of the City. In addition, the Assistant Manager provides
leadership and guidance as the immediate supervisor for five service area Directors:
Travel and Tourism.
The Public Information Officer (PIO) is responsible for the communication efforts of
the City of Goldsboro and to work toward building and maintaining a system of providing
accurate, consistent and timely information sharing with the public. The PIO is responsible
for managing the overall communications program for the City’s government offices, both
internally for employees and externally for the citizens of the community.
The PIO is responsible for the release of public information to ensure that city residents
are well-informed of the services, news, events, accomplishments and initiatives of the City of Goldsboro.
Information is made available through various communication resources, including news
releases, the City’s website and social media (YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook), and government
channel WGTV10 (channel 10 for Time Warner subscribers) and various other City publications.
All official news releases are distributed from the office, except for routine Police, Fire,
Paramount Theatre and Parks and Recreation releases.
If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Public Information
Officer, Kim Best at 919-580-4363 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Information Officer – Kim Best
City Clerk’s primary responsibility is to maintain permanent records of the City
of Goldsboro including all minutes of the City Council, ordinances and resolutions
adopted by Council and contracts.
The Clerk attends Council meetings, transcribes minutes and prepares them for permanent
record, as well as providing administrative support to the Mayor, City Council,
City Manager and Assistant City Manager. In addition, the Clerk is responsible for
giving proper notice of Council meetings, assisting with agenda preparation, certifying
documents and codifying the City Code.
The Deputy Clerk has the authority to exercise and perform powers and duties of
the City Clerk in the City Clerk’s absence.
City Clerk - Melissa Corser
The City of Goldsboro adopted the Council-Manager form of government in 1917.
The governing body consists of six Councilmembers and the Mayor.