Mr. Budesky brought to Goochland County 25 years of experience in local government including that of department head in Washington County, Maryland, County Administrator for New Kent County, Deputy County Administrator for Hanover County, Executive Director of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission, and city management experience in Hagerstown, Maryland and Manassas, Virginia.
He has contributed incalculably to further the successes of Goochland County to include the multi-phase replacement of the county’s financial system as well as establishing an innovative 25-year capital improvement program. He initiated and completed multiple projects including construction of a new Animal Shelter, Hadensville Fire Station 6, the Emergency Communication Center & Operations Center, and the renovation of the Central High School Cultural and Educational Center.
John Budesky demonstrated exceptional financial leadership as County Administrator, and lead Goochland County to achieve a Aaa rating from Moody’s Investment Services, the smallest county in the nation to achieve a Aaa rating from Moody’s, and the County’s second time earning the highest AAA rating by a credit rating agency.
He has demonstrated loyalty and leadership to Goochland County, with a steadfast dedication to the best interests of the residents of Goochland County.
The Board of Supervisors and county staff hereby commends, recognizes, appreciates, and sincerely thanks Mr. Budesky for his leadership and dedication to Goochland County and offers him our best wishes.
County Administrator John Budesky announced his resignation from Goochland County on Wednesday, March 25th after being appointed as the next County Administrator for Hanover County. He will continue serving Goochland County through June 30th, 2020 allowing an orderly transition to occur.
A copy of the resolution is accessible here.