Posted on: May 20, 2017

VDOT Highway Alerts for the week of May 19-26 2017

VDOT Highway Alert

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Richmond District has released its forecast of road construction that could cause delays from May 19 through May 26 2017.

Below are the projects within Goochland County, the full list is available via the link below.

Rt. 288 North - Pothole Patching - May 24

There will be mobile, alternating lanes closed on Rt. 288 North between Powhite Parkway and Broad Street (Rt. 250) from ...

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VDOT Highway Alerts - May 19-26 2017...
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Goochland County Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community

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The County of Goochland was honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation on Wednesday, May 17th by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit organization dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids.

The Playful City USA program, which honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills.

“This is a tremendous recognition for Goochland County and the Richm...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Looking for a New Adventure? Goochland County is Hiring!

Goochland County Employment Opportunities

Looking for a new adventure? Goochland County is currently hiring for a variety of positions.

We all know that a good life starts with a great job.  That’s why it’s so important for you to successfully pursue a position that can make you happy and can keep you fulfilled, a job that best suits your talents, skills and personality, that ta...

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Information on Employment Opportunities...
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Goochland County Economic Development Conducting Business Survey

Goochland County Economic Development - 2017 Strategic Plan

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors and Goochland County Economic Development Authority (EDA) are embarking upon a joint-effort to update the County’s Economic Development Strategic Plan.

The joint-effort kicked off in May during “Business Appreciation Month” and is expected to occur over seven (7) months, with adoption in Fall 2017.

A key part of the process is input from the community, specifically the business community. A short business...

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Complete the Business Survey here...
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Goochland County Recognized for Financial Excellence

Goochland County - GFOA Certificate

Goochland County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

This award was received for the fourth year in a row, this time for the County’s Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).  It represents the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and finan...

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The annual audits are available here...
Posted on: April 22, 2017

VDOT 2017 Richmond District Pavement Resurfacing

VDOT Richmond District 2017 Paving Map

Beginning this year, residents and drivers can get specific information about the status of Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) paving projects in the Richmond District, which includes Goochland County.

The new online map shows the current progress of the VDOT paving program, including:

  • Richmond District road segments scheduled to be paved this year
  • Whether roads scheduled for paving (red) are in progress (green), completed (blue), or rescheduled (black)
  • De...
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VDOT Status of Paving Projects...
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Goochland County Adopts FY18 Budget that focuses on Public Safety & Public Education priorities

FY 2018 County Adopted Budget

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 the Goochland County Board of Supervisors adopted the County’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget and Capital Improvement Program which takes effect July 1.

The $80.3 million budget is accomplished while maintaining the County’s $0.53 real estate tax rate. All other tax rates remain the same, except for the Personal Property rate for members of the County’s volunteer fire-rescue associatio...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Goochland County Takes Aim at Litter

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If you’ve traveled the scenic roads of Goochland County, you may have noticed unwanted concentrated pockets of roadside trash, specifically along routes that lead to the County’s Convenience Centers.

The County is taking active steps to address the ongoing littering problems along County roadways. A multi-pronged approach, highlighting current County and State resources as well as newly implemented management approaches, has Goochland “takin...

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For Additional Info on VDOT Adopt-A-Highway.