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Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines Open To All Ages 16+ In Richmond Area

COVID-19 Vaccines Open to All Ages 16 in Richmond Area

The Chickahominy Health District, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts, and Chesterfield Health District are all moving into Phase 2 of our COVID-19 vaccinations.

Many pre-registered individuals will receive emails and phone calls today to schedule their appointment for as soon as next week. Additional scheduling outreach will be conducted over the coming weeks until everyone who has preregistered has been contacte...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Interested in the COVID-19 Vaccine? Learn about Registration and Appointment Opportunities

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All Phase 1a, 1b, and 1c individuals in Goochland are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. Eligible individuals can take advantage of the registration and appointment opportunities listed below in order to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Eligible COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments & Registration

Chickahominy Vaccine Clinic Availability Survey

Do you live or work in Goochland, Hanover, New Kent, or Charles City? Are you eligible for a vaccine appointment due to being in Priority Group (Ph...

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Administration
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Board of Supervisors April 6, 2021 Meeting

Goochland County - Goochland County Board of Supervisors April 6 2021 Meeting

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 starting at 2:00 p.m. with Proposed 2021 Real Estate Tax Rate and FY 2022 County Budget Related Public Hearings at 6:00 p.m.

A copy of the agenda is available at http://goochlandcountyva.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=1326. Options to participate in the Board of Supervisors meeting are listed below:

At this time, the Board of Supervisor meetings will have both...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Goochland Announces Leadership Team Promotions

Goochland County - Goochland Announces Leadership Team Promotions

Goochland County is pleased to announce key promotions in our Leadership Team effective today, April 1, 2021.

Barbara Horlacher has been promoted to Deputy County Administrator for Administrative Services. Ms. Horlacher will lead the County’s Finance, Assessor, Information Technology and Human Services/CSA departments.   Ms. Horlacher has been ...

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Administration
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Richmond Region Health Districts Expand COVID-19 Vaccinations to Include Phase 1c

Goochland County - Richmond Region Health Districts Expand COVID-19 Vaccination to Include Phase 1c

The Richmond Region Health Districts including the Chickahominy Health District have expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include community members who are part of Phase 1c (Priority Group 1c).

The Chickahominy Health District will continue to prioritize vaccinations for community members from the counties of Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, and New Kent who are part of Phase 1a and 1b, who have not yet been vaccinated. An overlap of vaccine ph...

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Administration
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Goochland to Hold Countywide Litter Clean Up Day on April 10

County Wide Clean Up - April 10 2021

Help keep Goochland beautiful! Goochland County will be holding a Countywide Litter Clean Up Day on Saturday, April 10th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Join your neighbors as we pick up garbage, litter & debris from our roads.

The Countywide Litter Clean Up Day is the third of many future events and includes three staging locations focusing on the specific areas listed below.

1. Byrd Elementary School (2704 Hadensville Fife Road)

    Addressing Hadensville Fife ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2021

Governor Northam Announces $20.1 Million VATI Broadband Awards for 17 Localities Including Goochland

Governor Northam - 20.1M VATI Broadband Award 3-18-2021

On March 18th Governor Ralph Northam announced the award of $20.1 million in VATI broadband grants. Grants were awarded for 11 projects, connecting over 13,400 homes, businesses, and community institutions including a project in Goochland County.

Goochland County and our partner Port 80 Internet Services were awarded $567K to construct 40 miles of fiber connecting 218 serviceable units, including 10 businesses.  Our original Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) application was res...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Interested in the COVID-19 Vaccine? Pre-Register & Update Your Info in the Vaccinate Virginia System

Vaccinate Virginia - Phone and Website

All Phase 1a & 1b individuals in Goochland are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. Residents who are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine need to pre-register through the Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Vaccinate Virginia system.

VDH's Vaccinate Virginia Pre-Registration System

Individuals can easily pre-register via Vaccinate Virginia on-line or over the phone using the resources listed below. Those individuals who have previously pre-registered are encouraged to verify and update...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Richmond Region Health Districts including Chickahominy Health District Expand Phase 1b Vaccinations

Goochland County - Richmond Region Health Districts Expand Phase 1b Vaccinations

Starting March 8, more Phase 1b individuals in the Richmond metro area are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Additional frontline essential workers and individuals aged 16-64 with certain medical conditions or disabilities that increase risk of severe COVID-19 illness are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, dependent on vaccine supply an...

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Posted on: March 6, 2021

Goochland County Kicks Off Local Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Goochland County - Goochland County Kicks Off Local Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Goochland County kicked off the start of local weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Thursday, March 4th, in partnership with the Chickahominy Health District and Medical Reserve Corps.

The focus of the initial clinics is on vaccinating senior citizens 75 years and older as well as 65 years and older with underlying health conditions.  It is important to note that no walk-ins will be taken at these events; clinics are by APPOINT...

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Administration
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Goochland County Administrator Presents Proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

Goochland County - County Administrator Presents Proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

Goochland County Administrator Kenneth A. Young presented a proposed $139.7 million County Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 to the Goochland County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, February 16th.

The proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Budget would begin on July 1.  The County General Fund budget at $65.2 million represents a $7.5 million or 12.9% increase from the current year.

Priorities for the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget include enhancing high quali...

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County Administrator's Proposed FY 2022 Budget Administration
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Goochland County & Goochland County Fire Rescue Encourages Residents to Practice Generator Safety

VDEM Generator Safety

Over the last 72 hours Goochland County Fire Rescue responded to four incidents involving generators during the winter weather.

The incidents included 1 generator fire and 3 homes with dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide gas from generator exhaust seeping inside. 

While power has been restored to the majority of Goochland County, we cannot stress enough the importan...

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Using Portable / Emergency Generators Safely Administration
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Virginia Department of Forestry - 4:00 P.M. Burning Law in Effect Through April 30th

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The Virginia Department of Forestry 4 p.m. Burn Law is in effect from February 15th through April 30th.

The 4:00 PM Burning Law specifies:

  • No burning until AFTER 4:00 p.m. February 15 through April 30 of each year, if the fire is in or within 300 feet of woodland, brushland or field containing dry grass or other flammable material.
  • Fire shall not be left unatt...
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VA Department of Forestry - Outdoor Fire Laws Administration
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Goochland County Mourns District 2 School Board Member & Former Supervisor William E. Quarles, Jr.

Goochland School Board - William E Quarles Jr

Goochland County is honoring the memory and service of District 2 School Board Member and former Supervisor William E. Quarles, Jr., who passed away on February 3rd.

This year was the start of Mr. Quarles’ second year of service on the School Board. Last month he was elected Vice-Chair of the School Board. He previously served eight years on the Goochland County Board of Supervisors representing District 2 a...

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Administration
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Richmond Area Health Districts including Goochland to Begin Phase 1b Vaccinating on January 18th

Goochland County - Richmond Area Health Districts including Goochland to Begin Phase 1b Vaccinating

The local health districts of the Richmond Metropolitan Area (Chesterfield, Chickahominy, Henrico, and Richmond) will begin expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns to include some Phase 1b frontline essential workers on Monday, January 18.

The local health districts of the Richmond Metropolitan Area (Chesterfield, Chickahominy, Henrico, and Richmond) will begin expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns to include some Phase 1b frontline essential workers on Monday, January 18. &nbs...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Virginia Department of Health - "When Can I Get Vaccinated" Online Tool

VDH - When Can I Get Vaccinated - Online Tool

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has launched a new "When Can I Get Vaccinated" online tool that citizens can use to help determine your eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out which phase of the vaccination campaign you fall in.

While the vaccine supply is limited, COVID-19 vaccine will  be offered in phases.  People who are more likely to have severe COVID-19 illness and workers that are essential to the functioning of society will be offered the vaccine in the...

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VDH "When Can I Get Vaccinated" Online Tool Administration
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Chickahominy Health District Partners to Vaccinate Front Line Health Care Workers Against COVID-19

Goochland County - Chickahominy Health District Partners to Vaccinate Front Line Health Care Workers

The Chickahominy Health District has begun conducting closed “point of dispensing” (POD) COVID-19 vaccination clinics specifically for “Phase 1a” priority groups.

Phase 1a is the first group eligible to receive the vaccine and includes health care workers with direct contact or a high risk of contact with COVID-positive patients. Phase 1a includes emergency medical services and other health care personnel such as ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Goochland’s Grant Program Helped Many Local Businesses Get ‘Back to Business’

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The Goochland County Board of Supervisors, Economic Development Authority and Economic Development Department are excited to announce that the Goochland Back to Business grant program awarded over $156,000 in business grants to local Goochland businesses.

The grant program was funded by the federal CARES act money that was allocated to Goochland County and focused on reimbursing businesses the cost of complying with the Governor’s guidelines related to reopening businesses.  

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Goochland taps Jessica Rice to serve as Director of Human Resources

Jessica Rice - Director of Human Resources

Goochland County has tapped Jessica Rice to serve as Director of Human Resources, effective Monday, January 4, 2021.

Ms. Rice comes to Goochland from Fluvanna County, where she worked as the Human Resources Manager since February 2018.  She succeeds Kelly Parrish, who retired on December 31, 2020. Parrish served as Director for over 8 years.  

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Goochland County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office Operation Status

Goochland County - Circuit Court Clerk Office - Operation Status December 2 2020

The Goochland County Circuit Clerk's Office is adjusting their operations to be open for essential or emergency business only.

Please contact the Clerk's Office at (804) 556-5353 before coming in to determine if they are providing those services or if they can assist you by phone, via email, or mail.  They have drop boxes outside their door for customers to util...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Virginians Encouraged to Use New Online Two-Year Renewal Option for Driver’s Licenses and ID Cards

Virginia DMV - 2 Year Renewal Option

New pandemic relief option postpones requirement for as many as 500,000 Virginians to visit DMV for appointment service through 2021

Most Virginians who renewed their driver's license or identification cards through the Department of Motor Vehicles' (DMV) website or U.S. mail last time now have the option to renew again online or through the mail rather than making an...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Goochland County Announces Broadband Partnership with CVEC and Firefly Fiber Broadband

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On Wednesday, June 10th, Goochland County announced a newly expanded broadband partnership with Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) and their wholly-owned subsidiary Central Virginia Services, Inc. (CVSI) which operates Firefly Fiber Broadband.

Ultimately it will lead to the expansion of fiber-to-the-premise for 2,691 locations including 300 businesses in western Goochland. The partnership originally dates to 2019 and earlier when CVEC began discussing their Rural Broadband Project to expand 3,5...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines Open To All Ages 16+ In Richmond Area

COVID-19 Vaccines Open to All Ages 16 in Richmond Area

The Chickahominy Health District, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts, and Chesterfield Health District are all moving into Phase 2 of our COVID-19 vaccinations.

Many pre-registered individuals will receive emails and phone calls today to schedule their appointment for as soon as next week. Additional scheduling outreach will be conducted over the coming weeks until everyone who has preregistered has been contacte...

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COVID-19
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Interested in the COVID-19 Vaccine? Learn about Registration and Appointment Opportunities

Vaccinate Virginia - Phone and Website

All Phase 1a, 1b, and 1c individuals in Goochland are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. Eligible individuals can take advantage of the registration and appointment opportunities listed below in order to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Eligible COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments & Registration

Chickahominy Vaccine Clinic Availability Survey

Do you live or work in Goochland, Hanover, New Kent, or Charles City? Are you eligible for a vaccine appointment due to being in Priority Group (Ph...

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COVID-19
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Richmond Region Health Districts Expand COVID-19 Vaccinations to Include Phase 1c

Goochland County - Richmond Region Health Districts Expand COVID-19 Vaccination to Include Phase 1c

The Richmond Region Health Districts including the Chickahominy Health District have expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include community members who are part of Phase 1c (Priority Group 1c).

The Chickahominy Health District will continue to prioritize vaccinations for community members from the counties of Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, and New Kent who are part of Phase 1a and 1b, who have not yet been vaccinated. An overlap of vaccine ph...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Richmond Region Health Districts Expand Phase 1b Vaccinations

Goochland County - Richmond Region Health Districts Expand Phase 1b Vaccinations

Starting March 8, more Phase 1b individuals in the Richmond metro area are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Additional frontline essential workers and individuals aged 16-64 with certain medical conditions or disabilities that increase risk of severe COVID-19 illness are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, dependent on vaccine supply and appointment avai...

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COVID-19
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Interested in the COVID-19 Vaccine? Pre-Register & Update Your Info in the Vaccinate Virginia System

Vaccinate Virginia - Phone and Website

All Phase 1a & 1b individuals in Goochland are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. Residents who are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine need to pre-register through the Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Vaccinate Virginia system.

VDH's Vaccinate Virginia Pre-Registration System

Individuals can easily pre-register via Vaccinate Virginia on-line or over the phone using the resources listed below. Those individuals who have previously pre-registered are encouraged to verify and update...

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Posted on: March 6, 2021

Goochland County Kicks Off Local Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Goochland County - Goochland County Kicks Off Local Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Goochland County kicked off the start of local weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Thursday, March 4th, in partnership with the Chickahominy Health District and Medical Reserve Corps.

The focus of the initial clinics is on vaccinating senior citizens 75 years and older as well as 65 years and older with underlying health conditions.  It is important to note that no walk-ins will be taken at these events; clinics are by APPOINT...

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COVID-19
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Vaccinate Virginia – Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration System

Vaccinate Virginia - Phone and Website

The Virginia Department of Health has launched a centralized website and call center that allow Virginians to easily pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccinate Virginia

This ‘one-stop-shop’ website allows individuals to easily pre-register online, check that they are pre-registered, and access additional information on Virginia’s vaccination roll-out.

To access the centraliz...

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Vaccinate Virginia COVID-19
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Richmond Area Health Districts including Goochland to Begin Phase 1b Vaccinating on January 18th

Goochland County - Richmond Area Health Districts including Goochland to Begin Phase 1b Vaccinating

The local health districts of the Richmond Metropolitan Area (Chesterfield, Chickahominy, Henrico, and Richmond) will begin expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns to include some Phase 1b frontline essential workers on Monday, January 18.

The local health districts of the Richmond Metropolitan Area (Chesterfield, Chickahominy, Henrico, and Richmond) will begin expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns to include some Phase 1b frontline essential workers on Monday, January 18. ...

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COVID-19
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Virginia Department of Health - "When Can I Get Vaccinated" Online Tool

VDH - When Can I Get Vaccinated - Online Tool

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has launched a new "When Can I Get Vaccinated" online tool that citizens can use to help determine your eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out which phase of the vaccination campaign you fall in.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has launched a new "When Can I Get Vaccinated" online tool that citizens can use to help determine your eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine.  Find out which phase of the vaccination campaign you ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Chickahominy Health District Partners to Vaccinate Front Line Health Care Workers Against COVID-19

Goochland County - Chickahominy Health District Partners to Vaccinate Front Line Health Care Workers

The Chickahominy Health District has begun conducting closed “point of dispensing” (POD) COVID-19 vaccination clinics specifically for “Phase 1a” priority groups.

The Chickahominy Health District has begun conducting closed “point of dispensing” (POD) COVID-19 vaccination clinics specifically for “Phase 1a” priority groups.Phase 1a is the first group eligible to receive the v...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Goochland County & Goochland County Fire Rescue Encourages Residents to Practice Generator Safety

VDEM Generator Safety

Over the last 72 hours Goochland County Fire Rescue responded to four incidents involving generators during the winter weather.

Over the last 72 hours Goochland County Fire Rescue responded to four incidents involving generators during the winter weather.  The incidents included 1 generator fire and 3 homes with dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide gas from generato...

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Generator Safety... Fire-Rescue
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Virginia Department of Forestry - 4:00 P.M. Burning Law in Effect Through April 30th

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The Virginia Department of Forestry 4 p.m. Burn Law is in effect from February 15th through April 30th.

The Virginia Department of Forestry 4 p.m. Burn Law is in effect from February 15th through April 30th.

The 4:00 PM Burning Law specifies:

  • No burning until AFTER 4:00 p.m. February 15 through April 30 of each year, if the fire is in or within 300 feet of woo...
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VA Department of Forestry - Outdoor Fire Laws Fire-Rescue
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Fire Safety Awareness - Proper Disposal of Hot Coals and Ashes

Fire Rescue - Metal Bucket for Disposal of Ashes and Coals

Goochland County Fire-Rescue provides fire safety awareness on the proper disposal of ashes and coals.

Goochland County Fire-Rescue provides fire safety awareness on the proper disposal of ashes and coals.

Each year, Goochland County Fire-Rescue responds to fires that are caused by improper disposal of hot coals or ashes from fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet...
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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Goochland County - Broadband Internet

Goochland County believes broadband internet access is essential for our community to support business, education endeavors, public safety, and everyday life.

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Noise Committee

At the direction of the Board of Supervisors, a citizen noise committee was formed to work with the County Attorney’s office on exploring noise regulation issues, and work on a possible solution on noise regulation for Board consideration.

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Agricultural Resources

Goochland County has a rich agricultural history. Founded in 1727, Goochland was a frontier area which offered a natural setting for large plantations and country estates.

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Proposed West Creek Fire Station/Public Safety Center

Goochland County’s Capital Improvement Plan identifies the planning, design, and ultimate construction of a fire station in the eastern portion of the County by Fiscal Year 2024.

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