Posted on: June 8, 2017

Goochland County Fire-Rescue Recognized for Achievements in Care

Goochland County Fire-Rescue Emergency Services - AHA 2017 Mission Lifeline Silver

On May 19, 2017 Goochland County Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services was recognized with the “Silver Mission Lifeline” Award by the American Heart Association (AHA) for their demonstrated ability to deliver cardiac care to their patients over the last year.

This recognition measures their ability to treat chest pain patients by acquiring a 12 Lead EKG, the prompt notification of the PCI Center Hospital if indicating a heart attack (STEMI), and transportation to the right capable hospital for definitive care....

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Economic Development is pouring into Goochland County

Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery - Governor ED Announcement 5-26-17-DSC_0243c

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on May 26th that Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery will invest more than $14 million and create 59 new jobs over the next three years to expand its operations.

The company will open a new production brewery in Lynchburg to complement its current facility in Goochland, which will undergo a major expansion complete with a 50,000-square-foot production brewery that will house a state-of-the-art brewing system and p...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Goochland County Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community

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The County of Goochland was honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation on Wednesday, May 17th by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids.

The Playful City USA program, which honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills.

“This is a tremendous recognition for Goochland County and the Richm...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Goochland County Recognized for Financial Excellence

Goochland County - GFOA Certificate

Goochland County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

This award was received for the fourth year in a row, this time for the County’s Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).  It represents the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounti...

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The annual audits are available here...
Posted on: April 22, 2017

VDOT 2017 Richmond District Pavement Resurfacing

VDOT Richmond District 2017 Paving Map

Beginning this year, residents and drivers can get specific information about the status of Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) paving projects in the Richmond District, which includes Goochland County.

The new online map shows the current progress of the VDOT paving program, including:

  • Richmond District road segments scheduled to be paved this year
  • Whether roads scheduled for paving (red) are in progress (green), completed (blue), or rescheduled (black)
  • De...
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VDOT Status of Paving Projects...
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Goochland County Adopts FY18 Budget that focuses on Public Safety & Public Education priorities

FY 2018 County Adopted Budget

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 the Goochland County Board of Supervisors adopted the County’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget and Capital Improvement Program which takes effect July 1.

The $80.3 million budget is accomplished while maintaining the County’s $0.53 real estate tax rate. All other tax rates remain the same, except for the Personal Property rate for members of the County’s volunteer fire-rescue associatio...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Goochland County Takes Aim at Litter

Goochland-Cover Your Load Sign

If you’ve traveled the scenic roads of Goochland County, you may have noticed unwanted concentrated pockets of roadside trash, specifically along routes that lead to the County’s Convenience Centers.

The County is taking active steps to address the ongoing littering problems along County roadways. A multi-pronged approach, highlighting current County and State resources as well as newly implemented management approaches, has Goochland “takin...

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For Additional Info on VDOT Adopt-A-Highway.