Posted on: March 4, 2021
Goochland County is involved in an effort, with our regional partners, to make our community and region less vulnerable to natural disasters and manmade hazards.
The Richmond Regional Planning District Commission, now known as PlanRVA, wants input from residents. Its hosting a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, March 9th, from 5 to 7 p.m. A flyer with information about the Virtual Public Meeting for the ...Read on...
Richmond Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
Posted on: February 26, 2021
Goochland County’s Commissioner of the Revenue Office would like to remind citizens about the approaching March 1st deadlines for High Mileage Deduction, Business Licenses, and Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled.
Information on these programs are listed below. If you have questions please contact the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office by calling (804) 556-5807 or visit their webpage at https://www.goochlandva.us/324/Commissioner-of-the-Revenu...Read on...
Posted on: February 25, 2021
The Virginia Department of Health has launched a centralized website and call center that allow Virginians to easily pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine.
This ‘one-stop-shop’ website allows individuals to easily pre-register online, check that they are pre-registered, and access additional information on Virginia’s vaccination roll-out.
To access the centralized website, visit https://vacc...Read on...
Additional COVID-19 Info...
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Goochland County Administrator Kenneth A. Young presented a proposed $139.7 million County Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 to the Goochland County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, February 16th.
The proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Budget would begin on July 1. The County General Fund budget at $65.2 million represents a $7.5 million or 12.9% increase from the current year.
Priorities for the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget include enhancing high quali...Read on...
County Administrator's Proposed FY 2022 Budget
Posted on: February 16, 2021
Over the last 72 hours Goochland County Fire Rescue responded to four incidents involving generators during the winter weather.
The incidents included 1 generator fire and 3 homes with dangerously high levels of carbon monoxide gas from generator exhaust seeping inside.
While power has been restored to the majority of Goochland County, we cannot stress enough the importan...Read on...
Using Portable / Emergency Generators Safely
Posted on: February 15, 2021
The Virginia Department of Forestry 4 p.m. Burn Law is in effect from February 15th through April 30th.
The 4:00 PM Burning Law specifies:
VA Department of Forestry - Outdoor Fire Laws
- No burning until AFTER 4:00 p.m. February 15 through April 30 of each year, if the fire is in or within 300 feet of woodland, brushland or field containing dry grass or other flammable material.
- Fire shall not be left unatt...
Posted on: February 4, 2021
Goochland County is honoring the memory and service of District 2 School Board Member and former Supervisor William E. Quarles, Jr., who passed away on February 3rd.
This year was the start of Mr. Quarles’ second year of service on the School Board. Last month he was elected Vice-Chair of the School Board. He previously served eight years on the Goochland County Board of Supervisors representing District 2 a...Read on...
Posted on: January 13, 2021
The local health districts of the Richmond Metropolitan Area (Chesterfield, Chickahominy, Henrico, and Richmond) will begin expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns to include some Phase 1b frontline essential workers on Monday, January 18.
The local health districts of the Richmond Metropolitan Area (Chesterfield, Chickahominy, Henrico, and Richmond) will begin expanding their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns to include some Phase 1b frontline essential workers on Monday, January 18. &nbs...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2021
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has launched a new "When Can I Get Vaccinated" online tool that citizens can use to help determine your eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out which phase of the vaccination campaign you fall in.
While the vaccine supply is limited, COVID-19 vaccine will be offered in phases. People who are more likely to have severe COVID-19 illness and workers that are essential to the functioning of society will be offered the vaccine in the...Read on...
VDH "When Can I Get Vaccinated" Online Tool
Posted on: January 11, 2021
The Chickahominy Health District has begun conducting closed “point of dispensing” (POD) COVID-19 vaccination clinics specifically for “Phase 1a” priority groups.
Phase 1a is the first group eligible to receive the vaccine and includes health care workers with direct contact or a high risk of contact with COVID-positive patients. Phase 1a includes emergency medical services and other health care personnel such as ...Read on...
Posted on: January 8, 2021
The Goochland County Board of Supervisors, Economic Development Authority and Economic Development Department are excited to announce that the Goochland Back to Business grant program awarded over $156,000 in business grants to local Goochland businesses.
The grant program was funded by the federal CARES act money that was allocated to Goochland County and focused on reimbursing businesses the cost of complying with the Governor’s guidelines related to reopening businesses.
Posted on: January 8, 2021
Goochland County has tapped Jessica Rice to serve as Director of Human Resources, effective Monday, January 4, 2021.
Ms. Rice comes to Goochland from Fluvanna County, where she worked as the Human Resources Manager since February 2018. She succeeds Kelly Parrish, who retired on December 31, 2020. Parrish served as Director for over 8 years.
Posted on: December 2, 2020
The Goochland County Circuit Clerk's Office is adjusting their operations to be open for essential or emergency business only.
Please contact the Clerk's Office at (804) 556-5353 before coming in to determine if they are providing those services or if they can assist you by phone, via email, or mail. They have drop boxes outside their door for customers to util...Read on...
Posted on: November 20, 2020
New pandemic relief option postpones requirement for as many as 500,000 Virginians to visit DMV for appointment service through 2021
Most Virginians who renewed their driver's license or identification cards through the Department of Motor Vehicles' (DMV) website or U.S. mail last time now have the option to renew again online or through the mail rather than making an...Read on...
Posted on: August 12, 2020
Greenswell Growers to invest more than $17 million to establish new operation, creating 27 jobs.
On August 11th Governor Ralph Northam announced that Greenswell Growers, Inc. will invest more than $17 million to establish a new commercial hydroponic greenhouse operation in Goochland County’s West Creek Industrial Park. The company...Read on...
Governor Northam's Announcement
Posted on: June 16, 2020
On Wednesday, June 10th, Goochland County announced a newly expanded broadband partnership with Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) and their wholly-owned subsidiary Central Virginia Services, Inc. (CVSI) which operates Firefly Fiber Broadband.
Ultimately it will lead to the expansion of fiber-to-the-premise for 2,691 locations including 300 businesses in western Goochland. The partnership originally dates to 2019 and earlier when CVEC began discussing their Rural Broadband Project to expand 3,5...Read on...