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Posted on: April 22, 2018

Commonwealth Accepting Public Comments - Funding the Right Transportation Projects

Commonwealth Transportation Board - SYIP FY 19-24 - Spring 2018

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is holding regional public hearings to receive comments on transportation projects that are being considered for the FY2019-2024 Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP).

The regional public hearing for the Richmond District, which includes Goochland County, is Tuesday, April 24th at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn (800 Southpark Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834) in Colonial Heights.  Staff will be presenting...

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CTB 2018-Funding the Right Transportation Projects Administration
Posted on: April 22, 2018

VDOT Highway Alerts for the week of April 21-27, 2018

VDOT Highway Alert

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Richmond District has released its forecast of road construction/closures that could cause delays from April 21-27, 2018.

Three projects are planned within Goochland County, the full list including other localities is available via the link below.

I-64 East near mile marker 168 - Clean up - April 23

The left lane will be closed on I-64 east near mile marker 168 from 9 a.m.-3 p...

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VDOT Highway Alerts - April 21 - 27, 2018 (link) Administration
Posted on: April 18, 2018

John L. Lumpkins, Jr. Appointed Interim Supervisor by Goochland County Board of Supervisors

Goochland County - Interim Supervisor John L Lumpkins Jr. - DSC_0147

On Tuesday, April 17, 2018 John L. Lumpkins, Jr. was appointed Interim Supervisor for District 3 by the Goochland County Board of Supervisors.

a vacancy on the Board of Supervisors created as a result of the unfortunateand untimely death of Supervisor Ned S. Creasey on March 10, 2018.

Board was required by state law to appoint, by April 24, 2018, a qualifiedvoter of D...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Goochland County Public Utilities Sewer Force Main Project (April - May 2018), Rt. 632 Fairground Rd

Goochland County - Public Utilities Animal Shelter Sewer Project

Starting on April 9th, contractors for Goochland County Public Utilities will begin work on a sewer force main project connecting the new Goochland County Animal Shelter to the public sewer system.

This project is anticipated to occur between April 9th and May 31st, 2018.

During this project, citizens will notice construction
activity on the Reynolds Community College Goochland Campus, along the shoulderof Rt. 632 Fairground Road between ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Interim Appointment - Board of Supervisors, District 3, Goochland County Public Notice

Goochland County - Interim Appointment - Board of Supervisors District 3

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors invites qualified voters in Election District 3 to express their interest in filling the interim role as Board member for Election District 3 by completing the application available on the County’s website at:  

All individuals seeking consideration are invited to submit their application by 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 2, 2018.

In addition to the written appl...

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Additional Info... Administration
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Goochland County Mourns District 3 Supervisor Ned S. Creasey Upon His Death


Goochland County is honoring the memory and service of District 3 Supervisor Ned S. Creasey, who passed away on March 10.

Mr. Creasey had begun his 11th year of service as District 3’s supervisor. He was the Board of Supervisors’ longest-serving active member and recently completed his second term as the boards’ chairman in 2017.


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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Virginia Department of Forestry - 4:00 PM Burning Law In Effect

4PM Burning Law - Image

The Virginia Department of Forestry's 4:00 PM Burning Law is in effect from February 15 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: January 9, 2018

Goochland County Recognized as Most Taxpayer-Friendly in Nation

Goochland County Recognized as Most Taxpayer Friendly in Nation - DSC_0103

The American City County Exchange (ACCE) has awarded the Taxpayer Friendly Community Award of 2017 to Goochland County, Virginia for outstanding performance on taxes, spending and transparency.

"There are some great local governments in this country doing some pretty amazing things,” said Ken Peterson, Chairman of the Goochland County Board of Supervisors. “So it is a special honor to have ACCE present its 2017 Taxpayer Friendly Community A...

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