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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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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting - Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - March 9 2021

Goochland County is involved in an effort, with our regional partners, to make our community and region less vulnerable to natural disasters and manmade hazards.

The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission, now known as PlanRVA, wants input from residents.  Its hosting a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, March 9th, from 5 to 7 p.m. A flyer with information about the Virtual Public Meeting for the ...

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Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Administration
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Goochland County’s Commissioner of the Revenue Reminds Citizens of March 1st Deadlines

Goochland County - Commissioner of the Revenue Reminds Citizens of March 1st Deadline Approaching

Goochland County’s Commissioner of the Revenue Office would like to remind citizens about the approaching March 1st deadlines for High Mileage Deduction, Business Licenses, and Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled.

Information on these programs are listed below.  If you have questions please contact the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office by calling (804) 556-5807 or visit their webpage at https://www.goochlandva.us/324/Commissioner-of-the-Revenu...

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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 centralized website, visit https://vacc...

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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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Administration
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’

Back to Business Grant- Graphic

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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Administration
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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https://www.dmv.virginia.gov/drivers/#two-yr-renew Administration
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Hydroponic Greenhouse in Goochland County

Governor Announces New Hydroponic Greenhouse in Goochland

Greenswell Growers to invest more than $17 million to establish new operation, creating 27 jobs.

On August 11th Governor Ralph Northam announced that Greenswell Growers, Inc. will invest more than $17 million to establish a new commercial hydroponic greenhouse operation in Goochland County’s West Creek Industrial Park.  The company...

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Governor Northam's Announcement Administration
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Goochland County Announces Broadband Partnership with CVEC and Firefly Fiber Broadband

Goochland County - CVEC - Firefly Fiber Broadband Partnership Announcement - IMG_3671

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: March 4, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting - Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - March 9 2021

Goochland County is involved in an effort, with our regional partners, to make our community and region less vulnerable to natural disasters and manmade hazards.

The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission, now known as PlanRVA, wants input from residents.   Its hosting a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, March 9th, from 5 to 7 p.m.  A flyer with information about the Virtual Public Meeti...

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Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Community Development

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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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VDH "When Can I Get Vaccinated" Online Tool COVID-19
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: March 4, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting - Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - March 9 2021

The Goochland County Department of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services and the Goochland Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) invite you to join us at a virtual public meeting on March 9th, 2021, from 5-7pm via Zoom.

A flyer with information about the Virtual Public Meeting for the Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update is available here Virtual Public Meeting - Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Our region is currently in...

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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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