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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Goochland Board of Supervisors Undertake Efforts to Resolve Voter Reassignments August 9 2019 Update

Goochland - Board of Supervisors Undertake Efforts to Resolve Voter Precinct Reassignments - August

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors and County Administration understand the concerns of citizens whose voter assignment were recently changed from Goochland to Louisa based on the census border that divides the two counties.

The Board of Supervisors and County staff take the concerns very seriously and have been committed to resolving the concerns as expeditiously as possible.

First and foremost, the change recently made by the Electoral Board occurred because the federal cens...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Goochland County Selects Dillard Edward Ferguson, Jr. as Chief of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services

Goochland County Selects Dillard Edward Ferguson Jr. as Chief of Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services

After an extensive nationwide search, the County of Goochland is excited to announce the selection of Dillard Edward Ferguson, Jr. as Goochland County’s new Chief of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services.

Eddie Ferguson has worked in Fire & EMS for the past 37 years, starting as a volunteer in Goochland County at age 16. Mr. Ferguson served for almost 17 years as a career Firefighter Paramedic with Chesterfield Fire & EMS. He has also served as a F...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Are You Prepared for a Disaster? If Not, Now's Your Chance.

PlanSafe Disaster Preparedness Workshop - 2019

Are you prepared for a disaster? If not, now's your chance to attend the PlanSafe Disaster Preparedness Workshop.

Goochland County is pleased to announce the participation along with nearby localities in providing the PlanSafe Disaster Preparedness Workshop (formerly known as Survivor Day) as an opportunity for citizens to become better prepared for emergency and dis...

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PlanSafe Disaster Preparedness Workshop Info... Administration
Posted on: July 22, 2019

VDOT Alert - Maidens Road (Rt. 634) to Close for Bridge Deck Replacement in Goochland

VDOT Highway Alert

Beginning Monday, July 29, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews will close Maidens Rd. (Rt. 634) over Courthouse Creek in Goochland County for a bridge deck replacement project.

Weather permitting, the work is expected to be complete in fall 2019.   During the work, drivers should follow the posted detour routes:

  • Northbound Maidens Rd. (Rt. 634) – Take River Rd. W. (Rt. 522) north to Fairground Rd. (Rt....
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VDOT - Maidens Rd to Close for Bridge Deck Project Administration
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Are You Interested In Serving On A Goochland County Board/Commission/Committee?

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Are you interested in being an active member of your community? Have you considered serving on a Goochland County Board/Commission/Committee?

The Board of Supervisors has the following vacancies available for consideration, click below or access the chart for further information about these Boards:

Board of Building Code Appeals, 1 Vacancy

Board of Equalization, 1 vacancy

Board of Zoning Appeals, ...

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Administration
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Dominion Energy is in the Process of Upgrading Meters in Goochland to Smart Meters

Dominion Energy is in the Process of Upgrading Meters in Goochland to Smart Meters

Dominion Energy is in the process of upgrading many of their meters to smart meters (Advanced Metering Technology, or AMI) in Goochland and south-eastern Louisa Counties.

Smart meters help provide better service- like power outage detection, faster problem resolution and remote meter readings. Smart meters can also help customers manage their energy use by providing daily energy information through their account.

The deploy...

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Dominion Energy's Smart Meters Initiative... Administration
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Goochland County’s Animal Shelter and Adoption Center Construction Restarts

Goochland Countys Animal Shelter and Adoption Center Construction Restarts - July 8 2019

The new Goochland County Animal Protection and Adoption Center, one of the County’s most exciting new projects and partnerships with Goochland Pet Lovers, is slated to restart its construction efforts.

The construction of this new state of the art facility, built with county funds and contributions raised from our community, had been previously delayed due to the termination of the original general contractor. 

The County has been working dilige...

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Administration
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Goochland's Deputy County Administrator Derek Stamey Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Goochland County - Deputy Administrator Derek Stamey Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Deputy County Administrator Derek Stamey was recently awarded the Marcia Mashaw Outstanding Assistant Award by the Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA).

Each year VLGMA presents this award to a deputy or assistant manager or administrator who is a member of VLGMA and who has demonstrated outstanding performance, particularly with a special project or during a period of unique conditions and circumstances....

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Administration
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Private Street Sign Replacement Begins in Goochland County

Goochland County - Private Street Sign Replacement

Goochland County is beginning an effort to replace all of the County’s private street signs starting in June 2019.

The County’s General Services Department has spent the better part of 6 months working to identify and create the new signs.  The private street signs will be a change from the standardized green sign - white lettering combination that ...

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Administration
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Goochland County Expanding Economic Development Department

Goochland County Expanding Economic Development Department

In an effort to attract and retain quality businesses, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors has restructured the County’s Economic Development department.

“Historically, the County Economic Development Department focused on new business attraction, but the Board of Supervisors see the benefit of expanding that focus to include Goochland’s existing business base and enhancing tourism&...

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Administration
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Goochland Central High School Recognized With 2019 Excellence in Virginia Government Award

EVGA Community Enhancement Award - Goochland Central High School

Goochland County's Central High School Committee and work on the Central High Cultural and Educational Complex were recently recognized with a 2019 Excellence in Virginia Government Award for Community Enhancement.

Goochland County’s Central High School Committee and associated work on the Central High Cultural and Educational Complex were recognized on April 11, 2019 with a 2019 Excellence in Virginia Government Award for Community Enhancement from Virgin...

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Excellence in Virginia Government Awards info... Administration
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Goochland County Becomes the Smallest County in the Nation to Achieve a Aaa Rating from Moody’s

Goochland County Becomes the Smallest County in the Nation to Achieve a Aaa Rating from Moodys

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) assigned its highest credit rating to Goochland County.

In
receiving the Aaa rating in its first-ever attempt, Goochland also becomes thesmallest county in the United States to be rated Aaa by Moody’s, as currently
no other county with a population under 75,000 is designated Aaa.  By com...

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