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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Goochland County Recognized for Fiscal Planning and Transparency

Goochland County - GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award - January 2 2019 - IMG_0823

Goochland County has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

This award was received for a second year in a row and the fourth time since 2014, this time for the County’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget.  It represents a significant achievement for Goochland County and reflects the commitment of the boar...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Alvarez, Lascolette to lead Goochland County Board of Supervisors in 2019

Goochland County - Alvarez Lascolette to lead in 2019

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 to elect District 2 Supervisor Manuel Alvarez, Jr. as chairman and District 1 Supervisor Susan F. Lascolette as vice-chair for 2019.

Alvarez is serving as the board’s chairman for the second time.  He most recently held the post in 2014.  He succeeds District 5 Supervisor Ken Peterson in the position.

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve the cit...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Goochland County Update on Compromised Email

Goochland County - Update on Compromised Email

On December 20th, 2018, Goochland County’s email server was compromised which led to the unlawful mass distribution of a phishing scam.

The phishing scam was able to mimic an employee’s email signature and utilized the employees email account during the attack. The attack was isolated to one employee’s email account.

The phishing scam attack lasted approximately 5 minut...

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Administration
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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Administration
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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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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