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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Goochland County’s new Animal Protection Facility Regroups

Goochland Countys new Animal Protection Facility Regroups

The new Goochland County Animal Protection and Adoption Center, one of the County’s most exciting new projects and partnerships with Goochland Pet Lovers, has been temporarily delayed.

This new state of the art facility built with county funds and contributions raised from our community has been delayed after careful evaluation and consideration of the conditions related to its construction and lack of progress by the General Contractor...

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Administration
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Looking for a New Adventure? Goochland County is Hiring!

Goochland County - Employment Opportunities 2019

Looking for a new adventure? A new job opportunity? Goochland County is currently hiring for a variety of positions.

We all know that a good life starts with a great job.  That’s why it’s so important for you to successfully pursue a position that can make you happy and can keep you fulfilled, a job that best suits your talents, skills and p...

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Information on Employment Opportunities ... Administration
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Goochland County Expanding Economic Development Department

Goochland County Expanding Economic Development Department

In an effort to attract and retain quality businesses, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors has restructured the County’s Economic Development department.

“Historically, the County Economic Development Department focused on new business attraction, but the Board of Supervisors see the benefit of expanding that focus to include Goochland’s existing business base and enhancing tourism&...

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Administration
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Goochland Central High School Recognized With 2019 Excellence in Virginia Government Award

EVGA Community Enhancement Award - Goochland Central High School

Goochland County's Central High School Committee and work on the Central High Cultural and Educational Complex were recently recognized with a 2019 Excellence in Virginia Government Award for Community Enhancement.

Goochland County’s Central High School Committee and associated work on the Central High Cultural and Educational Complex were recognized on April 11, 2019 with a 2019 Excellence in Virginia Government Award for Community Enhancement from Virgin...

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Excellence in Virginia Government Awards info... Administration
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Goochland Notifying Citizens of Boundary Line Adjustments to District 4 Voting Precincts

Goochland County - Notifying Citizens of Boundary LIne Adjustment

Goochland County has begun the process to notify approximately 843 voters affected by a recent boundary line adjustment in District 4 between the Centerville precinct (402) and the Shallow Well precinct (401).

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors, following a public hearing on January 2nd, 2019, adjusted the Centerville (402) and Shallow Well (401) election precinct boundary line.  The boundary line now aligns with Manakin Road.  Previous...

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Administration
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Adopted by the Goochland County Board of Supervisors

Goochland County - FY 2020 Budget Adopted by the Goochland County Board of Supervisors

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019 the Goochland County Board of Supervisors adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget, which begins on July 1, 2019.

The adopted FY 2020 County Budget at $87.5 million advances county priorities, maintains the real estate tax at $0.53 per $100 assessed value for Calendar Year 2019, and includes several tax reductions and fee-related initiatives.

The adopted FY 2020 Budge...

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Administration
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Goochland County Needs Election Officers

Goochland County - Election Officers

Interested in serving your community? Goochland County is in need of Officers of Election.

There is a Primary Election scheduled to be held June 11, 2019 and a General Election on November 5, 2019.

Officers of Election are the individuals responsible for managing the polling place on election day. Their duties include setting up the equipment an...

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Registrar's Website... Administration
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Goochland County Fire-Rescue Announces the Addition of Ambulance 606 to the County’s Fleet

Goochland Fire-Rescue - Ambulance 606 - IMG_2256

Goochland County Department of Fire-Rescue & Emergency Services is excited to announce the latest addition to our fleet, Ambulance 606, which is a new 2019 Ford F550 4X4 Horton Type 1 Ambulance.

The recently delivered unit is a state of the art emergency vehicle featuring the most up to date safety features in the patient care area including Horton Occupant Protection System supplemental restraint airbags, rounded edge and corner padded protectio...

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Administration
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Get Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Benefits through Medicaid Expansion

Goochland County - WIC Benefits through Medicaid Expansion

Virginia recently expanded its government health insurance coverage. Last year’s General Assembly voted to add up to 400,000 individuals to Medicaid.

Millions of Americans already receive health coverage through Medicaid, including pregnant women, children, seniors, and individuals with low income or a disability.  With this decision for Medicaid expansion, more Virginians became eligible for ...

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Goochland Health Department 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

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Request to terminate groundwater monitoring at closed Landfill site on Hidden Rock Lane

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has reviewed a request by Goochland County to terminate groundwater monitoring at the closed Goochland County Landfill located on Hidden Rock Lane and deemed it technically and administratively complete. &a...

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Community Development
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Zoning Ordinance Update

Goochland County is in the process of updating the Zoning Ordinance to streamline, update, and ensure the ordinance aligns with the County's Comprehensive Plan.  Go to the Zoning Ordinance Updates page on the County website for the Community Meet...

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Zoning Ordinance Update Page Community Development
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Shrink-Swell Soil Report Requirement for Building Permit Submittal - Effective : June 3, 2019

Effective June 3, 2019 - A shrink-swell soil report will be required at permit submittal for the following types of permits:

  • All new single-family dwellings, duplexes and townhomes
  • Residential attached structures (including but not limited to additions, scr...
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