Posted on: June 16, 2021
Weather permitting, the Virginia Department of Transportation will close a section of Pony Farm Road (Rt. 702) from 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 21 to approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26 for a drainage structure replacement project in Goochland County.
The following Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) detour will be in place:
Eastbound Pony Farm Rd. (Rt. 702): Take Perkinsville Rd. (Rt. 635) south to Broad Street Rd. (Rt. 250) east to Oilville Rd. (Rt. 617) north back to Pony ...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2021
Goochland County will be observing the Juneteenth (June 19th) State Holiday on Friday, June 18th. In 2020, the General Assembly of Virginia and the Commonwealth of Virginia designated June 19 as the Juneteenth State Holiday.
The following holiday closures will occur in Goochland County in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday.
Goochland County Hours & Holiday Schedule...
- Goochland County Offices will be closed on Friday, June 18th in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday.
- Goochland County Parks & Recreation F...
Posted on: June 11, 2021
Everyone in Virginia Age 12 or Older is Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine. While Goochland County has ended our weekly vaccination clinics, local and regional opportunities to get vaccinated remain. The latest opportunities are listed below.
Vaccine Clinic Opportunities
Goochland Recreation Center & Goochland NAACP Vaccine Clinic – June 24th (4 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
The Goochland Recreation Center and the Goochland NAACP will host a FREE Pfizer Vaccine Clinic in coordination wi...Read on...
Posted on: June 11, 2021
Goochland County and the Goochland Anti-Litter and Recycling Council (GARC) are currently recruiting new members to help keep Goochland litter free.
GARC is a community organization made up of local residents interested in promoting and developing anti-litter and recycling programs throughout the county. The primary focus of the Council is keeping Goochland clean and litter free.Once the Council has b...Read on...
Posted on: May 28, 2021
Goochland County has launched a new streaming service for every County public meeting meaning you can watch Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Economic Development Authority, and School Board meetings online in a new and improved format.
The new streaming software from Swagit Productions, LLC (Swagit) provides a comprehensive platform for citizens to watch meetings live, view archived meetings, and access meeting transcripts.
County and Schools Meeting Streaming
Join your fellow citizens fr...Read on...
County Meeting Streaming
Posted on: April 20, 2021
Goochland County is pleased to announce that Maureen “Jamie” Sherry has been promoted to Director of Community Development. She assumed her new role on April 16, 2021.
Jamie oversees the Department of Community Development including planning and zoning, building inspections and environmental land development. She served as Assistant Director of Community Development for the past 1 ½ years. ...Read on...
Posted on: April 16, 2021
Goochland County Fire-Rescue began their annual testing and preventative maintenance program for dry hydrants on April 16, 2021.
Dry hydrants in ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the county are a relied upon means of rural water supply to support fire suppression.
Cannon’s Service,LLC, will perform the preventive maintenance and inspection for this project. Ad...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2021
On April 9th, the Chickahominy Health District announced that all individuals age 16 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Eligible individuals can take advantage of the appointment and walk-in opportunities listed below.
Chickahominy Health District Vaccine Clinic Availability Survey
If you live or work in Goochland, Hanover, New Kent, or Charles City counties or the Town of Ashland (Chickahominy Health District) the best way to quickly make an appointment is by calling th...Read on...
Posted on: April 9, 2021
The Chickahominy Health District, Richmond and Henrico Health Districts, and Chesterfield Health District are all moving into Phase 2 of our COVID-19 vaccinations.
Many pre-registered individuals will receive emails and phone calls today to schedule their appointment for as soon as next week. Additional scheduling outreach will be conducted over the coming weeks until everyone who has preregistered has been contacte...Read on...
Posted on: April 3, 2021
The Richmond Region Health Districts including the Chickahominy Health District have expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include community members who are part of Phase 1c (Priority Group 1c).
The Chickahominy Health District will continue to prioritize vaccinations for community members from the counties of Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, and New Kent who are part of Phase 1a and 1b, who have not yet been vaccinated. An overlap of vaccine ph...Read on...
Posted on: April 1, 2021
Goochland County is pleased to announce key promotions in our Leadership Team effective today, April 1, 2021.
Barbara Horlacher has been promoted to Deputy County Administrator for Administrative Services. Ms. Horlacher will lead the County’s Finance, Assessor, Information Technology and Human Services/CSA departments. Ms. Horlacher has been ...Read on...
Posted on: March 21, 2021
On March 18th Governor Ralph Northam announced the award of $20.1 million in VATI broadband grants. Grants were awarded for 11 projects, connecting over 13,400 homes, businesses, and community institutions including a project in Goochland County.
Goochland County and our partner Port 80 Internet Services were awarded $567K to construct 40 miles of fiber connecting 218 serviceable units, including 10 businesses. Our original Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) application was res...Read on...
Posted on: March 9, 2021
All Phase 1a & 1b individuals in Goochland are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. Residents who are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine need to pre-register through the Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Vaccinate Virginia system.
VDH's Vaccinate Virginia Pre-Registration System
Individuals can easily pre-register via Vaccinate Virginia on-line or over the phone using the resources listed below. Those individuals who have previously pre-registered are encouraged to verify and update...Read on...
Additional COVID-19 Info...
Posted on: March 8, 2021
Starting March 8, more Phase 1b individuals in the Richmond metro area are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines.
Additional frontline essential workers and individuals aged 16-64 with certain medical conditions or disabilities that increase risk of severe COVID-19 illness are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, dependent on vaccine supply an...Read on...
Posted on: March 6, 2021
Goochland County kicked off the start of local weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Thursday, March 4th, in partnership with the Chickahominy Health District and Medical Reserve Corps.
The focus of the initial clinics is on vaccinating senior citizens 75 years and older as well as 65 years and older with underlying health conditions. It is important to note that no walk-ins will be taken at these events; clinics are by APPOINT...Read on...
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...