Posted on: January 13, 2018

VDOT Highway Alerts for the week of January 11 - 19, 2018

VDOT Highway Alert

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Richmond District has released its forecast of road construction/closures that could cause delays from January 11 - 19, 2018.

Two projects are planned within Goochland County, the full list including other localities is available via the link below.

I-64 East at mile marker 170 - Guardrail repairs - January 15th - 19thThe left lane will be closed on I-64 east at mile marker 170 f...

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VDOT Highway Alerts - Janaury 11 - 19th, 2018 Administration
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Goochland County Recognized as Most Taxpayer-Friendly in Nation

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The American City County Exchange (ACCE) has awarded the Taxpayer Friendly Community Award of 2017 to Goochland County, Virginia for outstanding performance on taxes, spending and transparency.

"There are some great local governments in this country doing some pretty amazing things,” said Ken Peterson, Chairman of the Goochland County Board of Supervisors. “So it is a special honor to have ACCE present its 2017 Taxpayer ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Peterson, Alvarez to lead Goochland County Board of Supervisors in 2018

Goochland County - Peterson Alvarez to lead in 2018

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 to elect District 5 Supervisor Ken Peterson as chairman and District 2 Supervisor Manuel Alvarez, Jr. as vice-chairman for 2018.

Peterson is serving as the board’s chairman for the second time.  He most recently held the post in 2013.  He succeeds District 3 Supervisor Ned S. Creasey in the position.

"It is an honor and a pleasure to serve the citize...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

General Registrar/Director of Elections Appointed by Goochland Electoral Board

New Goochland Director of Elections_Winston Forrest

Winston Forrest, Deputy Registrar in Prince William County, the second most populous county in Virginia, has been appointed General Registrar and Director of Elections by the Goochland County Electoral Board.

“We are delighted to welcome Winston Forrest to Goochland,” said Board Secretary Robin Lind. “He has an immensely challenging task ahead as Goochland County faces a 10% increase in population over the next three years, redist...

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Administration
Posted on: December 16, 2017

General Registrar Recognized by Goochland County Upon Retirement

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On December 11th the Goochland County Board of Supervisors and the Goochland Electoral Board recognized retiring General Registrar Frances Ragland for her exemplary service to the citizens of Goochland County and the State and Local Electoral Boards.

Ms. Ragland began serving as Assistant Voter Registrar in 1985, after serving as an assistant to the then Goochland County Attorney.  On March 1, 1992, Ms. Ragland was appointed Voter Registrar and has served the voters of Goochland County with t...

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Administration
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Goochland County Residential Rezoning Cases Deferred by Board of Supervisors

Goochland County - Residential Rezoning Cases Deferred by Board of Supervisors

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors recently deferred three residential applications for rezoning’s to meeting dates in 2018.

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors, on Tuesday, November 8, 2017, voted to defer:

  •  RZ-2017-00002 filed by Dover Branch, LLC to the Board of Supervisors meeting on March 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors, on Tuesd...

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Administration
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Goochland County Opens Expanded Administration Building Parking Lot

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Goochland County opened the new expanded front parking lot at the Administration Building Complex on Friday, December 1st. Completion of the lot was phase I of a multi-phased capital project to improve access to Administration Building offices.

"We thank our citizens, customers, and employees for their patience throughout this project," said John Budesky, county administrator.  "The expanded parking provides citizens and customers with easier access to county offices, esp...

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Administration
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Goochland County Parks and Recreation Receives Virginia Recreation and Park Society Award

Goochland County Parks and Recreation was recently recognized with the Best New Facility Award (Parks, Playgrounds, Greenways and Trails) at the 63rd 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 the previous year. VRP...

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