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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Goochland County Earns Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certification

Goochland County Earns Virginia Values Veterans Certification

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, County Administrator John Budesky announced that Goochland County had earned the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program certification from the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Veterans Services.

In receiving this certification, Goochland County joins over 700 corporate and government partners who are V3 certified.

The V3 Program is an innovative program administered by the Virginia Department of Veteran Services that works with companies and state...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Goochland County Announces the Resignation of Fire-Rescue Chief William MacKay

Goochland County Announces the Resignation of Fire-Rescue Chief MacKay

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, Goochland County officially announced the resignation of Goochland County Fire-Rescue Chief William MacKay. He will end his formal service as Chief on January 31, 2019.

Chief MacKay has served as Fire-Rescue Chief for over eight years, beginning his tenure on June 28, 2010.

“The county is grateful for his leadership of Fire-Rescue and his involvement in advancing the combination career and volunteer department o...

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Administration
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Goochland County Becomes the Smallest County in the Nation to Achieve a Aaa Rating from Moody’s

Goochland County Becomes the Smallest County in the Nation to Achieve a Aaa Rating from Moodys

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) assigned its highest credit rating to Goochland County.

In
receiving the Aaa rating in its first-ever attempt, Goochland also becomes thesmallest county in the United States to be rated Aaa by Moody’s, as currently
no other county with a population under 75,000 is designated Aaa.  By com...

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Administration
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Goochland County Parks and Recreation Receives Virginia Recreation and Park Society Award

Goochland County - Parks and Recreation Award - VRPS - Central High School

Goochland County Parks and Recreation was recently recognized with the Best New Renovation/Addition (Bricks and Mortar) Award at the 64th Annual Conference of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS).

Highlighting
each year’s conference is a formal presentation of awards.  This state-wide program honors individuals,departments and organizations throughout Virginia who have demonstrated
excellence in several areas during ...

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Administration
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Lifetime Dog Licensing Begins November 1 in Goochland County

Goochland County - Lifetime Dog Licenses - November 2018

Earlier this year, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors voted to begin issuing Lifetime Dog Licenses for individual dogs, beginning with the 2019 tags. These tags will be available beginning on November 1.

The due date for
obtaining a new dog license is January 31.

The new tags will be sold through the Treasurer’s Office as usual.  Current pet owners who have purchased licenses should have received a bill from the Treasurer in late Octobe...

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http://www.goochlandva.us/301/Dog-License-Tags Administration
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Goochland County Electoral Board Appoints Ryan Mulligan as General Registrar & Director of Elections

Goochland Electoral Board Appoints Ryan Mulligan as General Registrar and Director of Elections

The Goochland County Electoral Board has appointed Ryan Mulligan to be General Registrar and Director of Elections in Goochland County, effective immediately, to fill the unexpired term of former Registrar Winston Forrest who has left the position.

Mr. Mulligan was Assistant Registrar in Prince William County. Since 2015 he has served as Elections Training Administrator. He is a graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk.

Assistant Registrar Kendall Hutchinson continues in her office and the Elec...

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