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The Goochland County Board of Supervisors invites qualified voters in Election District 3 to express their interest in filling the interim role as Board member for Election District 3 by completing the application available on the County’s website at:
All individuals seeking consideration are invited to submit their application by 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 2, 2018.
In addition to the written application, candidates may express their interest by addressing the Board of Supervisors at its Tuesday, April 3, 2018 meeting, at either the 3:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. session. That meeting will be held at the County Administration Building, 1800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, VA in Board Meeting Room 250. Candidates are not required to address the Board in order to be eligible for consideration.
The Board of Supervisors is currently anticipating making this appointment at its meeting on April 17, 2018, though it legally may make the appointment as late as April 24, 2018. The person appointed shall exercise all powers of the office and shall serve until the qualified voters elect a representative through a Special Election anticipated to be held on November 6, 2018, and the elected candidate has qualified.
The Board of Supervisors is the governing body that oversees the operation of county government and has legislative, executive, and quasi-judicial powers that implement and, as necessary, refine the local application of state law and public policy. The Board of Supervisors collectively is responsible for the adoption of an annual budget outlining the expenditures of all branches of the County on a fiscal-year basis, capital improvement plans, county policies, programs and projects for transportation, the environment, land use, health care, human services, housing, economic development and many other services that directly impact all county residents and businesses, approve or reject land use proposals, and make appointments to various authorities and commissions that serve county residents and businesses. The Board also appoints the County Administrator and County Attorney to provide professional oversight to day to day county operations.
The Board of Supervisors meets a minimum of one time monthly; additionally, Board members participate in countless committee, constituent, and other related functions.