Posted on: November 22, 2022
Goochland County Offices and Facilities will be closed on the following days for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Goochland County Offices, Parks and Recreation Facilities, and Animal Shelter & Adoption Center
Goochland County Offices, Parks & Recreation Facilities, and Animal Shelter & Adoption Center will be closed from 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November ...Read on...
Goochland County Hours & Holiday Schedule...
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Goochland County is excited to share updated drafts of the County’s Small Area Plans for the Centerville Village and Courthouse Village.
These updated draft plans are the result of nearly a year long process, to create small area plans with vision and identity for these two villages as it relates to land use now and in the future for the County. The village plans will also provid...Read on...
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Coming soon, the Courthouse Village Draft Final Concept Plan is to be published for review and discussion ahead of the November 29th community meeting.
Some key concepts included in this plan are as follows:
- The Courthouse Village plan aims to assist with developing a vision for what could be allowed with long term development that fits existing character, has a sense of place/purpose as well as...
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Coming soon, the Centerville Village Draft Final Concept Plan is to be published for review and discussion ahead of the November 28th community meeting.
Some key concepts included in this plan are as follows:
- The Centerville Village plan aims to assist with developing a vision for what could be allowed with long term development that promotes a sense of place and purpose within the village core c...
Posted on: November 15, 2022
On October 20th, Goochland County Executive Leadership gathered for a day of professional development and teambuilding. At the conclusion of the retreat, the leadership team engaged in the “Bikes Team Building Challenge”.
As a result of this challenge, the leadership team successfully built and donated six bicycles to GoochlandCares.
GoochlandCares, a local non-profit organization, has been providing support for neighbors in need since 1952. Their mission focuses...Read on...
Posted on: November 10, 2022
Area residents and stakeholders are invited to join County staff and Hill Studios (the Consultants), to review, discuss and finalize these plans at upcoming Community Meetings.
These meetings will consist of interactive and facilitated discussions focused on the updated draft concept for review. Attendees may participate in-person or virtually.
- The Centerville Village Small Area Plan meeting is scheduled for Monday, Nov...
Posted on: November 8, 2022
The 2022 November General Election is Tuesday, November 8, 2022 and Goochland County and Goochland County’s Office of the General Registrar wanted to share important 2022 Election reminders.
The November General Election will be held on November 8, 2022. All precincts will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. If you are in line at 7:00 p.m. you will be allowed to vote. Here are some helpful reminders for the 2022 ...Read on...
Posted on: November 4, 2022
The Goochland County Board of Supervisors is excited to welcome Charlie Vaughters as the Interim Supervisor for District 4.
On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, Mr. Vaughters was appointed Interim Supervisor for District 4, filling a vacancy created due to the untimely death of Supervisor Donald E. “Don” Sharpe on September 17, 2022.
The Board was required by state...Read on...
Posted on: October 28, 2022
Goochland County is excited to announce Mrs. Robin Hillman as the newly selected Emergency Management Coordinator for the Department of Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services.
Goochland, VA – Goochland County is excited to announce Mrs. Robin Hillman as the newly selected Emergency Management Coordinator for the Department of Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services.
Robin Hillman is a 40-year volunteer Lif...Read on...
Posted on: October 25, 2022
Goochland County is excited to announce Krystal M. Onaitis has been selected to serve as the new Deputy County Administrator.
Onaitis, a Henrico native, comes to Goochland with just over a decade of local government experience, at the executive level. She has earned both her Bachelor’s in Political Science and Master’s in Public Administration from Virginia Commonwealth Universi...Read on...
Posted on: September 20, 2022
Reminder! Work is now underway for the Fairground Road Intersection Roundabout project.
Drivers should be aware of temporary lane markings being installed by the contractor along Fairground Road (Route 632) at the intersection of Fairground Road (Route 632) and Sandy Hook Road (Route 522). The community is urged to use caution and ...Read on...
Posted on: September 19, 2022
Beginning the week of September 19th, voters can expect to receive a mailer with their updated polling locations for the 2022 Election.
The mailer notifies voters of the changes in their Congressional, State Senate and House of Delegates districts as well as any local district or precinct changes as a result of redistricting.
Voters can find accurate Electoral Voting Di...Read on...
Posted on: September 17, 2022
This morning, Goochland County Administration was informed that Donald E. Sharpe, District 4 Supervisor, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 17, 2022.
Elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2019, Mr. Sharpe became Vice-Chair in 2022. Prior to his service on the Board, he spent many years serving on the Recreation Advisory Commission, Goochland Leadership Enterprise Board, Friends of Goochland Parks, and...Read on...
Posted on: August 31, 2022
On July 12th, 2022, Buchanan, Virginia was hit with heavy rains which led to severe flooding. While everyone made it through the floods safely, several hundred homes were badly damaged.
Due to the severity of the damage, assistance was needed to help with recovery. The week of August 8th-12th Inspectors and Building Officials from Goochland, Staunton, Town of Pulaski, Abingdon, Town of Tazwell, and Smyth Counties, along with Department o...Read on...
Posted on: May 3, 2022
The Goochland County Board of Supervisors announced at its May 3rd meeting that Victor J. “Vic” Carpenter will be the county’s next County Administrator.
Carpenter will begin his duties as County Administrator effective June 20, 2022, succeeding Manuel “Manny” Alvarez, Jr. who has served as Interim County Administrator since August 2021.
Carpenter is currently the County Administrator fo...Read on...
Posted on: April 25, 2022
On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Budget, which begins on July 1, 2022.
The adopted FY 2023 total County Budget of $124.4 million advances county priorities, maintains the real estate tax rate at $0.53 per $100 assessed value for Calendar Year 2022, decreases the Personal Property Tax Rate by $0.20 to $3.75 per $100 assessed ...Read on...
Posted on: March 23, 2022
Goochland’s Community Development department has provided an update on the Goochland County Village Plans 2022 efforts and added additional information and resources to the Goochland County Village Plans 2022 website.
Visit www.goochlandva.us/villageplans2022 to see the latest information including:
- Video Short: News flash about the Kick-Off Community Meetings.
- Kick-off Meeting Presentation video and slides added for each village
- Links to the consultant teams websites
Posted on: February 7, 2022
Goochland County is initiating two small area plans, one for the Courthouse Village and one for the Centerville Village.
The County is experiencing significant growth pressures, especially in the Courthouse and Centerville Villages. The County’s Comprehensive Plan addresses these areas at a high level, but small area plans will provide more specific guidance inclu...Read on...
Goochland Village Plans 2022...
Posted on: December 14, 2021
Governor Ralph Northam on Monday announced the award of a $79 million grant to Firefly Fiber Broadband, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, and its partner Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC).
The funding from the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) grant will support the $288 million project which endeavors to offer universal access to gigabit speed broadband service to 36,000 unserved homes and businesses in 13 counties in Central Vi...Read on...
Posted on: November 10, 2021
Goochland County announced progress toward extending broadband coverage to all of its residents and businesses.
Today, Senator Mark Peake and Delegate Lee Ware joined Goochland officials and representatives from Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, Dominion Energy, and Rappahannock Electric Cooperative to ce...Read on...