Posted on: July 27, 2021
Visit Goochland County Public Schools (GCPS) Sunshine Food Bus to get some food, pick up a book, and get your COVID-19 Vaccine.
GCPS is partnering with the Chickahominy Health District to offer the COVID-19 Vaccine at three locations in Goochland on Wednesday, July 28th between 10:30 AM and 1:45 PM.
The Sunshine Food Bus and COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic will be available at th...Read on...
Posted on: July 27, 2021
Goochland County’s Central Convenience Center on Hidden Rock Lane will be closed on Thursday, August 5th for paving, as weather permits.
This is anticipated to be a one-day closure. During the closure, the closest alternative convenience center will be the Western Convenience Center located at 3455 Hadensville-Fife Road, Goochland, VA 23063.
Goochland County’s Central Co...Read on...
Posted on: July 26, 2021
Do you need better internet? Have you taken Firefly Fiber Broadband’s Broadband Access Survey yet? Your help is needed for Firefly Fiber Broadband to define the final unserved area map for their Regional Internet Service Expansion (RISE) project.
Please visit www.fireflyva.com/rise from your home computer using your home internet connection and follow the link to complete a short survey providing your address and what internet service options you have.
Do you only have access to satellite...Read on...
Posted on: July 13, 2021
Do you know someone who needs or wants the COVID-19 Vaccine? Everyone in Virginia Age 12 or Older is Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine. Below are local and regional opportunities to get vaccinated including pop-up community opportunities.
Please check back for new updates.
Vaccine Clinic Opportunities
Goochland County Public Schools (GCPS) Sunshine Food Bus Vaccine Clinic - July 28th (10:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.)
Visit Goochland County Public Schools (GCPS) Sunshine Food Bus to get some food, pick...Read on...
Posted on: July 6, 2021
The Goochland County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to accept the resignation of Goochland County Administrator Kenny A. Young. The Board announced that the parting is mutual and amicable.
The Board expressed its appreciation of Mr. Young’s service to Goochland County over the past 10 months, but noted that a close alignment in strategic vision is imperative for reaching the highest level of excellence in local government.&nbs...Read on...
Posted on: July 2, 2021
Efforts to significantly expand broadband internet service in the Central Virginia Region moved forward with the announcement of a regional partnership among nine Central Virginia counties and the energy utilities serving the region.
Dominion Energy Virginia, Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative and the Counties of Albemarle, Appomattox, Buckingham, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Loui...Read on...
Posted on: July 2, 2021
Efforts to significantly expand broadband internet service in Goochland County moved forward with the announcement of a regional partnership among nine Central Virginia counties and the energy utilities serving the region.
Goochland County, Dominion Energy Virginia, Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, and Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to advance a regional pa...Read on...
Regional Internet Service Expansion - Survey
Posted on: June 11, 2021
Everyone in Virginia Age 12 or Older is Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine. While Goochland County has ended our weekly vaccination clinics, local and regional opportunities to get vaccinated remain. The latest opportunities are listed below.
Vaccinate Virginia Town Hall, June 24 at 7PM
Tune in to Virginia’s COVID-19 Town Hall on June 24 at 7 p.m. with Juan Conde at 8News. Medical leaders will answer questions about COVID-19 and how to stay safe this summer. Learn more about ...
Posted on: May 28, 2021
Goochland County has launched a new streaming service for every County public meeting meaning you can watch Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Economic Development Authority, and School Board meetings online in a new and improved format.
The new streaming software from Swagit Productions, LLC (Swagit) provides a comprehensive platform for citizens to watch meetings live, view archived meetings, and access meeting transcripts.
County and Schools Meeting Streaming
Join your fellow citizens fr...Read on...
County Meeting Streaming
Posted on: April 20, 2021
Goochland County is pleased to announce that Maureen “Jamie” Sherry has been promoted to Director of Community Development. She assumed her new role on April 16, 2021.
Jamie oversees the Department of Community Development including planning and zoning, building inspections and environmental land development. She served as Assistant Director of Community Development for the past 1 ½ years. ...Read on...
Posted on: April 16, 2021
Goochland County Fire-Rescue began their annual testing and preventative maintenance program for dry hydrants on April 16, 2021.
Dry hydrants in ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the county are a relied upon means of rural water supply to support fire suppression.
Cannon’s Service,LLC, will perform the preventive maintenance and inspection for this project. Ad...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2021
On April 9th, the Chickahominy Health District announced that all individuals age 16 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Eligible individuals can take advantage of the appointment and walk-in opportunities listed below.
Chickahominy Health District Vaccine Clinic Availability Survey
If you live or work in Goochland, Hanover, New Kent, or Charles City counties or the Town of Ashland (Chickahominy Health District) the best way to quickly make an appointment is by calling th...Read on...
Posted on: April 9, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 3, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 1, 2021
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: March 21, 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...Read on...
Posted on: March 9, 2021
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...Read on...
Additional COVID-19 Info...
Posted on: March 8, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: March 6, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: February 4, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: January 13, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2021
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...Read on...
VDH "When Can I Get Vaccinated" Online Tool
Posted on: January 11, 2021
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 ...Read on...