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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Free Seasonal Flu Shot Clinic in Goochland Scheduled for Saturday, October 3rd

Goochland County Free Seasonal Flu Shot Clinic - October 3 2020

A free seasonal flu vaccine clinic is scheduled to occur in Goochland County on Saturday, October 3rd from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. while supplies last.

The Chickahominy Health District is holding the free seasonal flu vaccine clinic in partnership with Goochland County.

The free seasonal flu vaccine clinic will be a drive-thru style clinic held at Hadensville Fire-Rescue Station 6 located at 4810 Three Ch...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Goochland County Encourages Drivers to Cover Your Load to Keep Trash Off the Road

Goochland County -  Cover Your Load Cargo Net Giveaway - September 26 2020

As part of Goochland County’s “Don’t Trash Goochland County” litter campaign, the county is holding a free cargo net giveaway on Saturday, September 26th.

The county is providing the free cargo nets, while supplies last, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. as an active step to address ongoing littering.  The nets will be given away at both Goochland’s Central Convenience Center (...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

River Road (Route 650) To Close For Turn Lane Improvement Project Starting Sept. 29th to Mid-October

Goochland - River Road Rt 650 - Road Closure September 29 to Mid-October 2020

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close River Road (Route 650) between Patterson Avenue (Route 6) and Willow Oaks Road in Goochland County beginning Tuesday, September 29 for a turn lane improvement and extension project.

Weather permitting, work is expected to be complete in mid-October 2020.

 During work, the following detour route will be in place:   Northbound River Rd. (Rt. 650):  Take River Rd. (Rt. 650) south to Blair Rd. (Rt. 649)...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

In-Person Absentee Early Voting Starts September 18th

In Person Absentee Early Voting Starts September 18

Virginia no longer requires a reason to vote absentee. Beginning Friday, September 18, you can cast your absentee early voting ballot in person by visiting Goochland County’s new Voter Satellite Office location in the Goochland Sports Complex building.

Dedicated solely for in-person absentee early voting, the Voter Satellite Office location is located in Goochland County Parks and Recreation’s Goochland Sports Complex building at 1800 Sandy Hook Rd., Goochland, VA 23063.

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Looking for a Job Opportunity? Goochland County & Community Agencies are Hiring

Goochland County - Employment Opportunities 2019

Looking for a new adventure? A new job opportunity? Goochland County and multiple Goochland Community Agencies and Offices are currently hiring for a variety of positions.

Goochland County Employment Opportunities

We all know that a good life starts with a great job. That’s why it’s so important for you to successfully pursue a position that can make you happy and can keep you fulfilled, a job that best s...

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Posted on: September 5, 2020

New Office of the General Registrar Opens in Goochland County

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On Tuesday, September 1st, Goochland County officially opened the new Goochland County Office of the General Registrar at 1876 Sandy Hook Rd. behind the County Administration Building in the Courthouse Village.

The newly remodeled building provides the Office of the General Registrar and the Goochland County Electoral Board larger dedicated space for election operations.

As a result of the new office, voters will now have a one-stop location to conduct all aspect...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

One-Stop Goochland Business Center Officially Opens in Goochland County

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On Tuesday, September 1st, Goochland County officially opened a new one-stop Goochland Business Center at 2931 River Road West in the Courthouse Village.

The Goochland Business Center is the new home for the Goochland County Economic Development office and the Goochland Chamber of Commerce.

The idea behind the business center is to provide existing and prospective Goochland businesses with a central locatio...

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Administration
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Kenneth A. Young Selected as Goochland County Administrator, Begins Duties on September 14th

Goochland County - Kenneth A Young Selected as Goochland County Administrator Begins Duties on Sept

On Tuesday, September 1st, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors officially appointed Kenneth A. Young as the county’s next County Administrator and Clerk to the Board effective September 14, 2020.

Mr. Young follows John Budesky, who resigned effective June 30, 2020 and became County Administrator in Hanover County, and Derek L. Stamey, who has served as Interim County Administrator since July 1, 2020.  Young will begin his duties as County...

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Administration
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Goochland Citizens Asked to Report about Broadband Service in Goochland’s Broadband Survey Tool

Goochland County - Citizens Asked to Report Broadband Service in Goochland Survey

Goochland citizens are asked to report about their Broadband Service in Goochland's new Broadband Survey tool.

Goochland County has developed a broadband reporting survey tool that allows citizens to run an internet speed test and report that data to the County. Please participate in this survey, which is accessible at https://arcg.is/1X9nz40, to help Goochland Co...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Goochland County Broadband Efforts Update August 21, 2020

Goochland County - Goochland County Broadband Update - August 2020

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

Goochland County and Goochland County Public Schools pledges to continue our efforts to expand broadband internet access in partnership with GCPS as well as with our private provider partners.

Below are a few updates and highlights of those efforts:

  • With th...
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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Goochland Accepting Applications to Help Businesses Get ‘Back to Business’ Through Grant Program

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Goochland County and Goochland Economic Development are excited to announce the Goochland Back to Business grant program is now accepting applications to help support local businesses during the ongoing pandemic.

The application portal opened on August 20, 2020 and will remain open until December 1, 2020 or until funds are depleted.

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors approved and appropriated funds for the new grant program at their meeting on August 4, 2020...

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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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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Goochland DMV Select Shifting to Appointment Only Operation to Serve Citizens

Goochland County - Goochland DMV Select Shifting to Appointment Only Operation to Serve Citizens

Beginning on August 11th, the Goochland DMV Select is shifting to an Appointment Only operation to serve citizens.

There will be a limited number of appointments per hour with appointments available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

The Goochland DMV Select offers the following services Vehicle Titles, Vehicle Registrations ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Goochland Helping Businesses Get ‘Back to Business’ Through Grant Program

Back to Business Grant- Graphic

Goochland County and Goochland Economic Development are excited to announce the Goochland Back to Business grant program to support local businesses during the ongoing pandemic.

On Tuesday, August 4th, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors approved and appropriated funds for the new grant program.

The Goochland Back to Business Grant is funded by a portion of the CARES Act funding that Goochland received from the state. It is ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Tuckahoe Creek Service District Bond Refinancing Will Net Goochland $12M Savings

Goochland County - TCSD Refinancing Will Net Goochland 12M Savings

Recently, Goochland County completed a refinancing of the Virginia Resources Authority (VRA) Series 2012 Tuckahoe Creek Service District (TCSD) Bonds that will ultimately net $12.1 million in debt service savings for the TCSD.

While the refinancing occurred in July 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, planning for it began in early fall 2019.

In September 2019, the Virginia Resources Authority (VRA) and the county’s financial advisor, PFM Financial Advisors, LLC advised...

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Administration
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Are you interested in serving on a Goochland County Board, Commission, or Committee?

Goochland County - Goochland County Boards Commissions Committee July 2020 Vacancies

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

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

Recreation Advisory Commission, District 4 Vacancy

Board of Building Code Appeals, District 1 Vacan...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Goochland County Government Implementing Phase Three Reopening Effective July 1st

Goochland County - Goochland County Phase Three Reopening - July 1st

Beginning July 1st, Goochland County Government will implement Phase Three of the county’s Transitional Operations Plan.

County government offices and facilities will remain open to the public during the business hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., all patrons will be required to follow prescribed social distancing practices. 

All patrons aged ten and over ent...

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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: June 15, 2020

Goochland Announces Opening of New Animal Shelter and Adoption Center

Goochland County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center - June 2020

Goochland County announces the opening of the new Goochland Animal Shelter and Adoption Center on Monday, June 15th. Goochland County, Goochland County Animal Protection, and the Goochland Pet Lovers are excited to have the new shelter open.

The new 13,941 square foot state of the art facility incorporates a municipal animal shelter, an adoption center, and an in house spay/neuter clinic far surpassing the size of the former Animal Shelter.  Located at 1900 Hidden Rock Lane, it is bu...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Deputy County Administrator Derek Stamey Named Interim Goochland County Administrator

Goochland County - Deputy County Administrator Derek Stamey Named Interim Goochland County Administr

On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors named Deputy County Administrator Derek L. Stamey as Interim County Administrator effective July 1, 2020.

His appointment follows County Administrator John Budesky’s resignation upon being appointed as the next County Administrator for Hanover County.

The Board of Supervisors previously retained Baker Tilly to recruit a new County Administrator, a pr...

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Administration
Posted on: June 6, 2020

Goochland County Government Implementing Phase Two Reopening on June 8th

Goochland County - Goochland County Phase Two Reopening - June 8th

Beginning the week of June 8th, Goochland County Government will implement Phase Two of the county’s Transitional Operations Plan.

County government offices and facilities will once again be open to the public during the business hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., all patrons will be required to follow prescribed social distancing practices.

All patrons aged ten and over enteri...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Face coverings now required inside businesses including all county buildings

VDH - Mask Up Virginia

Governor Northam has issued an executive order requiring patrons to wear a mask or face covering while entering, exiting, traveling through, and spending time inside multiple settings including businesses and state and local buildings.

Governor Ralph Northam has issued an executive order Effective May 29, 2020, and until further notice, requiring patrons to wear a mask or face covering while entering, exiting, traveling through, and spending time inside multiple settings including busin...

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Administration
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Continuity of Government Ordinance Readopted by Goochland County

Goochland County Readopts Continuity of Govt Operations Ordinance - May 2020

On Tuesday, May 5th the Goochland County Board of Supervisors took action to readopt the ordinance to allow for the Continuity of Government Operations during the Pandemic.

In light of the national, state, and county declarations of emergency in response to the public health risk from the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the county adopted an emergency ordinance on March 26, 2020, to provide for the cont...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Shape Your Future...Respond to the 2020 Census Today! Make Sure Goochland Counts!

Census 2020 - Census Day Start Future

Goochland County Community Leaders encourages the Community to complete the 2020 Census! Let's Make Sure Goochland Counts!

Recently Goochland County Board of Supervisors Chair and District 1 Member Susan Lascolette, Goochland County Public Schools School Board District 2 Representative William E. Quarles, Jr., GoochlandCares Executive Director Sally Graham, and NAACP Presiden...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Goochland County Board of Supervisors Confirms Emergency Actions and Supports Business Community

Goochland County - BOS Confirms Emergency Actions and Supports Business Community

On Tuesday, April 7 the Goochland County Board of Supervisors took action to ratify emergency actions made by County Administrator and Director of Emergency Management John A. Budesky in response to the COVID-19, coronavirus pandemic.

In addition, the Board of Supervisors took unprecedented action to support Goochland’s business community.

In recognition of the current state of emergency and public health conditions, the Board of Supervisors on March 26 adopted an Emergency Or...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

West Creek Emergency Center Temporarily Suspends Services, Effective Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

HCA West Creek Service Alert

HCA Virginia’s Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has announced they will temporarily suspend emergency services at its West Creek Emergency Center at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

The temporary move is being undertaken to allow HCA Virginia to shift and deploy critical staff and resources to other campuses to meet the needs of the community and combat the COVID-19 outbreak.

It is Goochland County’s understanding that this ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Interchange Improvements Begin at Route 288 and Broad Street Road (Route 250) in Goochland

Goochland - Route 288 and 250 Interchange Improvements Begin March 30 2020

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) began construction on interchange improvements at Route 288 and Broad Street Road (Route 250) in Goochland County.

The purpose of the project is to improve the interchanges for both lanes of Route 288 and Broad Street Road, including added turn lanes and traffic signals.

Project benefits include accommodations for higher traffic volumes and increased safety within the ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Goochland County Administrator Budesky Announces Resignation After Hanover Appointment

Goochland County Administrator Budesky Announces Resignation After Hanover Appointment

County Administrator John A. Budesky announced his resignation from Goochland County on Wednesday, March 25th after being appointed as the next County Administrator for Hanover County.

Mr. Budesky served as County Administrator since August 1, 2016, after being appointed by the Board of Supervisors on July 7, 2016.  In his time with the county he developed a dedicated and collaborative team to serve the Board of Supervisors and...

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Administration
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Goochland County Launches Phase I of Goochland Area Wi-Fi Hotspots

Goochland Area Wi-Fi Hotspots - Phase 1

Goochland County has officially launched Phase I of the Goochland Area Wi-Fi Hotspots with locations at the County Administration Building and all six Goochland County Fire-Rescue Stations.

Information about accessing the Hotspots is available at http://www.goochlandva.us/1101/Goochland-Area-WiFi-Hotspots as well as in this document available at multiple County facilities.  Specific parking spots have been designated for users in or...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Duct Leakage Testing Affidavit

The Department of Building Inspection has created a custom Duct Leakage Testing Affidavit for our locality. Moving forward, please use this form for submittal.

You can find the Affidavit on the Building Inspection page under the Inspections tab.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Goochland County Fire-Rescue and Public Safety Partners Rescue Individual from Well

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Goochland County Fire-Rescue and Goochland County Sheriff’s Office along with regional and state partners respond to the western end of the county for an individual trapped in a well.

On Sunday, May 31st at approximately 1504 hours, Goochland Cou...

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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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