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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Goochland County and Regional Partners Monitoring River Levels

Goochland County and Regional Partners Monitoring River Levels

Along with our regional partners (Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, and Powhatan counties) and as part of the James River Regional Flow Management Plan, the City of Richmond is closely monitoring the river levels.

The recent dry weather and lack of forecasted significant rainfall in western Virginia could lead to a call for voluntary water conservation in the metro Richmond area. The Richmond region is supplied water by the James River basin, the largest watershed ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Due to Dry Conditions Goochland County Suspends All Open Burning

Due to Dry Conditions Goochland County Suspends All Opening Burning

Due to worsening dry conditions in the region, Goochland County is prohibiting open air burning until further notice.

In light of the atmospheric conditions and the extended period of dry weather locally, there is a heightened risk associated with open burning. 

Accordingly, effective immediately, the Goochland County Fire Marshal hereby prohibits all open burnin...

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Administration
Posted on: October 14, 2019

VDOT Highway Alerts for the week of October 12 - 19, 2019

VDOT Highway Alert

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Richmond District has released its forecast of road construction/closures that could cause delays from October 12 - 19, 2019.

Four projects are planned that will impact travel in and to Goochland County.

I-64 east between mms 172 - 174 - Guardrail repairs - October 15

The left lane will be closed on I-64 east between mile markers 172 - 174 from 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. October 15 for guard...

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VDOT Highway Alerts - October 12 - 19, 2019... Administration
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Goochland Renews Commitment and Investment in Broadband Internet Service Provision

Goochland County - Renews Commitment and Investment in Broadband Internet Service Provision

On Monday, September 9th, Goochland County renewed its commitment and investment in broadband internet service provision for the entire county via a new 10 Steps to Broadband Internet Initiatives.

It is the beginning foundation of a new engagement by the county to address broadband needs throughout the county.

Goochland County believes universal broadband internet access is essential for our community to support business, education endeavors, public...

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Administration
Posted on: October 6, 2019

Goochland County Board of Supervisors & School Board to Hold Joint Town Hall Meetings in October

Goochland October_ 2019 Town Hall Mtgs

Join the Goochland County Board of Supervisors and School Board for joint town hall meetings for Districts 4 & 5 (October 10), District 1 (October 15) , and Districts 2 & 3 (October 30). The public is invited to attend any and all town hall meetings.

Come hear about important community updates from the county and school system.

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors and School Board joint Town Hall Meetings occur on the following dates and locations:

Districts 4 & 5 - Thursday, October 10th @ 7:0...

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Administration
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Community Meeting - Hickory Haven/Samary Forest Sewer Installation Project

Goochland County - Hickory Haven Samary Forest Sewer Project

Goochland County invites you to attend a community meeting on the Hickory Haven/Samary Forest Sewer Installation Project on Monday, October 28, 2019, 6:30 PM, Company 3 Fire Station, 52 Broad Street Road, Manakin-Sabot

Representatives from the County Administration and the Department of Public Utilities will be on hand to discuss the project, answer questions and listen to your comments and concerns.  The meeting will be preceded by an informal public discussio...

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Administration
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Goochland County Resolves Voter Precinct Reassignments - August 21 2019 Update

Goochland County Resolves Voter Precinct Reassignments - August 21 2019 Update

A huge milestone was accomplished on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, when The Honorable Timothy K. Sanner, Chief Judge of the Goochland County Circuit Court, entered a court order approving the Boundary Line Agreement between Goochland County and Louisa County.

This action establishes the official boundary between Goochland and Louisa, substantially resolving decades-old questions and concerns regarding our shared border. This action does not affect any services citizens receive from the counties, nor does it re...

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Administration
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Goochland County Selects Dillard Edward Ferguson, Jr. as Chief of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services

Goochland County Selects Dillard Edward Ferguson Jr. as Chief of Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services

After an extensive nationwide search, the County of Goochland is excited to announce the selection of Dillard Edward Ferguson, Jr. as Goochland County’s new Chief of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services.

Eddie Ferguson has worked in Fire & EMS for the past 37 years, starting as a volunteer in Goochland County at age 16. Mr. Ferguson served for almost 17 years as a career Firefighter Paramedic with Chesterfield Fire & EMS. He has also served as a F...

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Administration
Posted on: July 22, 2019

VDOT Alert - Maidens Road (Rt. 634) to Close for Bridge Deck Replacement in Goochland

VDOT Highway Alert

Beginning Monday, July 29, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews will close Maidens Rd. (Rt. 634) over Courthouse Creek in Goochland County for a bridge deck replacement project.

Weather permitting, the work is expected to be complete in fall 2019.   During the work, drivers should follow the posted detour routes:

  • Northbound Maidens Rd. (Rt. 634) – Take River Rd. W. (Rt. 522) north to Fairground Rd. (Rt....
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VDOT - Maidens Rd to Close for Bridge Deck Project Administration
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Dominion Energy is in the Process of Upgrading Meters in Goochland to Smart Meters

Dominion Energy is in the Process of Upgrading Meters in Goochland to Smart Meters

Dominion Energy is in the process of upgrading many of their meters to smart meters (Advanced Metering Technology, or AMI) in Goochland and south-eastern Louisa Counties.

Smart meters help provide better service- like power outage detection, faster problem resolution and remote meter readings. Smart meters can also help customers manage their energy use by providing daily energy information through their account.

The deploy...

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Dominion Energy's Smart Meters Initiative... Administration
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Goochland's Deputy County Administrator Derek Stamey Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Goochland County - Deputy Administrator Derek Stamey Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Deputy County Administrator Derek Stamey was recently awarded the Marcia Mashaw Outstanding Assistant Award by the Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA).

Each year VLGMA presents this award to a deputy or assistant manager or administrator who is a member of VLGMA and who has demonstrated outstanding performance, particularly with a special project or during a period of unique conditions and circumstances....

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Administration
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Private Street Sign Replacement Continues in Goochland County

Goochland County - Private Street Sign Replacement Continues

Goochland County began an effort to replace all of the County’s private street signs starting in June 2019.

The County’s General Services Department has spent the better part of 6 months working to identify and create the new signs.  The private street signs are being changed from the standardized green sign - white lettering combination that...

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