Posted on: March 17, 2017

Road Construction Update March 17, 2017

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     A few construction projects may impact traffic next week. Take a look so you will be prepared for your Monday morning drive.

Tree Removal on Clock Tower Green

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Downtown Phase II Designs Underway

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     Main Street and First & Main retail center is the focal point of our downtown. Hudson is expanding on this concept by creating exciting new options for office space and residences for young professionals and empty nesters. 

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

City Launches New, More User Friendly Online Codified Ordinances

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     The City of Hudson has launched a new, more user-friendly online Code of Ordinances created by Municode of Tallahassee, Florida. For the first time the City’s Codified Ordinances includes the Land Development Code and the E...

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Learn How to Use Municode
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Orange Barrel Season is Coming

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     We are quickly approaching orange barrel season in Hudson, and some construction has already started due to random weather breaks in our lovely Ohio winter! The City has many projects planned this year to continuously impro...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know

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     It’s Sunshine Week, the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information. The City of Hudson is committed to providing an open, accessible, and transparent government for its citizens. What are some o...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

North Main Street Construction to Begin Monday

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     Construction on the North Main Street Improvement Project was originally scheduled to begin April 15, but due to the mild weather, we've asked the contractor to complete the remaining storm sewer work on this proje...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

March 8 Wind Storm Damage

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     Yesterday’s March winds brought down trees and power lines that kept our Hudson Public Power and City service crews out all day and night clearing roadways and keeping the lights on.  To the best of our k...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Prepare for Emergencies During Severe Weather Awareness Week

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     Do you have a plan in place for when severe weather hits? Knowing what to do before, during, and after an emergency can make all the difference when seconds count. Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 19-25, and is the pe...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Ellsworth Meadows Stay and Play Package Available

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     Did you know Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club and Akron/Stow Marriott offer a Stay and Play package for one low price? The package includes overnight accommodations in one room for two, complimentary breakfast for two, and an 18...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

ODOT Work on Middleton Road Bridge March 9

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On Thursday, March 9, ODOT will be working on the Middleton Road bridge over I-480, east of Stow Road. One lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers. Expect delays.

Posted on: March 7, 2017

Upcoming Public Hearings March 2017

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     Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall to consider a conditional use request for approval of a proposed pet boarding kennel containing grooming, boarding, and day care services on S...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Grant to Provide Clearer Picture for HCTV Viewers

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     The Burton D. Morgan Foundation is providing a way for HCTV viewers to enjoy a clearer, more reliable picture. The Foundation awarded a $27,000 grant to Hudson Community Television (HCTV) to purchase and install new transmi...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Work on SR 91 March 9

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On Thursday, March 9, pavement and soil samples will be collected along SR 91 between Brandywine Drive and Middleton Road in preparation for the design of the proposed SR 91 North Turn Lane project. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays in thi...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

SR 91/Prospect Intersection Improvements

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     As part of the State Route 91 and Prospect Intersection Improvements, Dominion East Ohio Gas Company will be relocating the gas lines near the SR 91/Prospect intersection this week. Lane closures are possible during this ti...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

City Staff Present Solar Energy Webinar

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     On February 23, City staff presented an educational webinar about Hudson’s initiatives and experiences with solar energy. The webinar is part of American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Demonstration o...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Join the City's Engineering Team

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     The City of Hudson is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Project Designer. The job includes performing complex engineering/design work in the following areas:

  1. Transportation/traffic engineering projects
  2. Storm/water/se...
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Human Resources Page
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Storm Cleanup in Progress

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     Several trees are down due to this morning's storm that passed through Hudson. Crews are out removing hazardous debris from roadways and addressing other storm damage. Hudson Public Power is working to restore powe...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Traffic Signal Installation at Barlow/Terex

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     UPDATE 3/3/17: Project has been delayed approximately one month.

     Work will begin on or about March 1, 2017 to construct a traffic signal at the Barlow Road and Terex Road (West) intersection. Underground ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

City Kicks Off Downtown Phase II Implementation Process

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     More than 100 residents and business owners attended the February 23 Downtown Phase II Open House at Barlow Community Center. The event kicked off implementation of the Downtown Phase II expansion project that will feature ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

City and Kiwanis Partner to Provide Splash Pad

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     Beginning this summer, Hudson children will have a fun new way to beat the heat. The City of Hudson and the Kiwanis Club of Hudson have partnered to create a new splash pad at Veterans Way Park.

     The splas...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Police Warn of Utility Worker Home Burglary Scam

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     The Hudson Police Department is warning residents of a utility worker burglary scam that took place earlier this week near SR 303 and Elmcrest. A female approached the home of a Hudson resident saying she was investigating ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Pavement Patching/Striping in Progress on SR 91

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Pavement patching and striping is in progress on SR 91 between Owen Brown Street and Ravenna Street and is expected to continue through this Saturday. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays in this area.

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Summit County DOSSS Work on Middleton Road

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     The Summit County Department of Sanitary Sewer Services will be replacing an 8-ft. sanitary sewer line on the north side of Middleton Road between Darrow and Stow Roads. Emergency repairs to a broken sewer closed the westbo...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Southbound Lane Closure at Norton Rd/SR 91 Intersection

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One lane southbound at Norton Road/State Route 91 intersection will be closed starting today through Friday. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays in this area.

Posted on: February 22, 2017

North Main Improvements Construction Begins in April

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     In April (weather permitting), we will begin final construction on the $4.8 million North Main Street Improvement project that includes replacements of aging infrastructure and improvements to the streetscape in front of th...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Annual Sewer Lining Project Begins This Summer

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     The City will begin its annual sewer lining project this summer. This project targets storm sewers that are in need of repair based on a storm sewer rating system. The lining process will eliminate the risk of sink holes by...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

City Installing New High-Tech Tornado Siren System

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     With the help of a $64,500 grant from the Ohio Development Services Agency, the City is replacing its tornado siren with a new, high-tech multi-siren storm warning system, including weather monitoring software. The five new...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Southbound Lane Closure at Norton/SR 91 Intersection

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One lane southbound at Norton Road/State Route 91 intersection will be closed today. Two way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays in this area.

Posted on: February 16, 2017

May Pavilion Closed Until Spring/Early Summer

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     The May Pavilion at Hudson Springs Park is being rebuilt and is closed until construction is complete. The new pavilion is expected to open by late spring/early summer. Unfortunately, reservations cannot be made for use of the pavilion...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

City to Host Open House for Downtown Phase II February 23

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     The City of Hudson will host a Public Open House for the Downtown Phase II Implementation Process on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00 PM at Barlow Community Center. This public meeting will be an opportunity to meet the City’...

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Downtown Phase II
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Water Line Testing February 22

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     The City is performing a water line test near Western Reserve Academy on Wednesday, February 22. Residents may notice discolored water for a short time during this test. Run cold water for a few minutes to allow new water t...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Tree Removals Along SR 303 Feb. 20 - 24

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     Dead trees will be removed along State Route 303 at several addresses between Stow Road and West Case Drive starting Monday, February 20 through Friday, February 24. The work will start at the east end of SR 303 and progres...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

City Offices Closed President's Day

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     City offices will be closed Monday, February 20 in observance of President’s Day. The sanitation schedule will not be affected.

Posted on: February 13, 2017

Public Hearings at BZBA Meeting

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     The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals will hold two public hearings on Thursday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. The first hearing is to consider variances to permit the construction of a detached garage at 2234 Middleton Roa...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Public Hearing at February 21 Council Meeting

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     City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. The hearing is regarding the application of Louis and Deborah Estergall, 3074 Ravenna Street, for placement of approximately 32 acres in a...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

E-File Taxes with RITA

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Taxes are due April 18, and to make it easier, the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) offers free electronic filing on its website. RITA reps are available to answer questions and to assist in filing your tax returns. Visit the RITA website or call 1-800-8...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Share the Love!

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     Share the love with those around you by performing a Random Act of Kindness during this Valentine’s Day and Random Acts of Kindness Week (Feb 12 – 18). By remembering to perform simple acts of kindness in our daily lives, w...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

What is My Stormwater Fee Used For?

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     Do you know what your stormwater fee is used for? The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) uses the funding to protect and preserve the Regional Stormwater System through its Stormwater Management Program. Flooding, pollutio...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Hudson EMS Partners with Western Reserve Hospital

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     Hudson Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Western Reserve Hospital (WRH) of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio have partnered to provide an enhanced level of patient care to the residents of Hudson. WRH is now considered Hudson EMS’ Medi...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Owen Brown Closed at Railroad Bridge Feb. 9 & 10

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     Owen Brown Street will be closed from Lennox Road to Morse Road on Thursday, February 9 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., and on Friday, February 10 from 8 a.m.  to 3 p.m. The City will be installing a light under the the ra...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

State Financial Health Indicators Report

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     The Ohio Auditor of State has developed Financial Health Indicators as a tool to gather financial information, percentages, and ratios Hudson’s annual financial statements to measure financial stability. The report indicate...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Plant Native Plants to Help Improve Water Quality

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     Help restore Ohio’s native vegetation and improve the water quality and health of our lakes and streams by including a Native Plant Garden in your landscaping plan. Native plants are not only beautiful, but are accustomed to the ...

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Stormwater Education
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Join our Team as a School Crossing Guard

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     The City of Hudson is accepting applications for the position of Substitute School Crossing Guard. The substitute school crossing guard will perform the specialized work of ensuring the safety of school children and pedestr...

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Human Resources Page
Posted on: February 2, 2017

If Your Lights Go Out, Call HPP 24/7

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     If you are a Hudson Public Power customer and you lose electricity, a 24/7 outage line is available for you to call: 330-342-1715. If you would like to report a non-urgent problem with your service, please call the Public Works departm...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

SR 91 Lane Closure February 3

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The northbound lane of State Route 91 between Owen Brown Street and Baldwin Street will be closed on Friday, February 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The closure will allow for the removal of an Ash tree affected by the Emerald Ash Borer at 257 North Main Street....

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

City Manager Delivers 2017 State of the City Address

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On Tuesday, January 17, City Manager Jane Howington delivered the 2017 State of the City Address at the Hudson Chamber of Commerce quarterly membership luncheon. The City is launching many exciting and innovative initiatives and continues to enhance its c...

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2017 State of the City Address
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Hudson Named Safest Large Community in Ohio

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Hudson has been named the safest large community in Ohio! ValuePenguin analyzed FBI Crime statistics to determine the rankings. Crime scores ranged from 178 to 6,021. Hudson scored a 274. The City is proud to be home to an outstanding police department th...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Public Hearings at Feb. 7 Council Meeting

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City Council will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. The first hearing is regarding the application of Jane Caniglia Properties, LLC, 5230 Darrow Road, for placement of approximately 37.08 acres in an agricultural d...

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Public Hearings Page
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Snow Plow Routes in Hudson

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Ever wonder when your street will be plowed during a snow storm? The City takes care of plowing 350 lane miles throughout the City and each street is categorized according to priority. 

Priority 1 streets are the main roads that must remain passable a...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Do Your Part to Prevent Pollution

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Did you know that leaving your pet’s waste on the ground can contribute to water pollution? Pet waste can be picked up and carried by rainwater into storm drains, lakes, and streams. A day’s waste from one large dog can contain 7.8 billion fecal coliform ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

SR 91 & Norton Road Improvement Project Update

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Work is continuing on the State Route 91 and Norton Road Improvement Project. Starting next week, new storm sewer will be installed along the westerly leg of Norton Road. At the same time, installation of a new traffic signal at Fishcreek Road will begin....

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Project Page
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Industrial Space Available on Hudson Drive

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Buildings located on the former Ramco property are now for sale by the City of Hudson. The buildings are in excellent condition, allow easy access to State Route 8 and Seasons Road, and provide the opportunity to become part of Hudson's outstanding busine...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Intelligent Community Forum Comes to Hudson

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The City of Hudson and Western Reserve Academy were proud to welcome a globally known economic development organization to the region on Tuesday, January 24 during a special event at Western Reserve Academy’s new Center for Technology, Innovation & Cr...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

ForTec Medical National Headquarters Coming to Hudson

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ForTec Medical, Inc., a leading mobile surgical equipment company, has announced plans to build a 68,400 square-foot national headquarters in Hudson Crossing business park. The company will bring 133 new full and part-time jobs and approximately $9,350,00...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

City Planning New Bus Garage and Salt Storage Facilities

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The City is in the design process with the Environmental Design Group for the new Hudson City Schools Bus Garage and City Salt Storage facilities. The current facilities will be relocated from the Owen Brown Street location in preparation for the new Down...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Taste of Hudson Returns September 3 and 4

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Have you heard? Taste of Hudson is returning this year on September 3 and 4! The event took a break in 2016 to allow for construction  in downtown Hudson and to reevaluate plans for the future. The focus going forward will be primarily on &nb...

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Taste of Hudson Website
Posted on: January 17, 2017

City Launches Financial Transparency Tools

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Today, Hudson launched two financial transparency tools on the City website that offer citizens an easy, interactive way to learn more about City finances. The Open Checkbook and Taxpayer Receipt applications allow users to delve deeper into how the City ...

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Financial Transparency Tools
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Brandywine Drive Lane Closure Begins Jan. 18

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Brandywine Drive will be reduced to one lane between Post Lane and Pitkin Drive starting tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, for approximately 7-10 days to allow for storm water improvements. Use caution when passing the work area and expect delays.

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

City Planning New Public Works/HPP Facility

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The City is in the process of selecting a design firm to start working on concepts for a new Public Works and Hudson Public Power (HPP) facility. The facility will be located on City-owned land on Hines Hill Road, which was the former location of the Clev...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

City Manager to Give State of the City Jan. 17

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You're invited to hear City Manager Jane Howington give the annual State of the City address at the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce quarterly membership luncheon on January 17. The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn in ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Ward 3 Open Forum January 30

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Stop by and chat with Councilman Alex Kelemen at the Ward 3 Open Forum on Monday, January 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Barlow Community Center. Ask questions and learn more about what’s happening in Hudson government.

Posted on: January 12, 2017

Ice Rink Moved to Veterans Way

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The ice skating rink previously located at Hudson Springs Park has been moved to the Veterans Way Park pond. The rink was relocated so it would be closer to downtown Hudson with heated restrooms nearby, more parking, and more room to skate. The pond is a ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Lane Restrictions at Stow Rd. and Ravenna St. Intersection

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UPDATE 1/13/17: The water main work at the Stow Road and Ravenna Street intersection is completed for today and all lanes are open. Crews will be back in the area for a short time on Tuesday, January 17 to finish roadway repairs. Expect delays.

There will ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Join the St. Patrick's Day Scramble

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Start golfing early this year and sign up for the Ellsworth Meadows St. Patrick's Day Scramble! Grab two of your buddies for the three-man scramble on Sunday, March 19 with a 10 a.m. Shotgun. The price is $70 per person and includes a golf cart, lunch, dr...

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Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club
Posted on: January 12, 2017

The 1970 FuelGas Explosion

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Do you remember the 1970 FuelGas explosion in downtown Hudson? Many residents can recall exactly where they were when the explosion took place. Hudson Community TV filmed Hudson Fire and EMS Chief Jerry Varnes and Hudson Fire Department Association curato...

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1970 FuelGas Explosion
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Prune Your Trees This Winter

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Planning to prune your trees this spring? Consider starting early and trimming them in the winter, specifically in February and March. Pruning during a tree's dormant season allows the tree to concentrate energy on recovering from the pruning and...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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City offices are closed Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Normal office hours will resume Tuesday, January 17, 2017. There will be no changes to the sanitation schedule during the week of January 16.

Posted on: January 6, 2017

Pay City Fees with Credit Card

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Did you know you can pay your City of Hudson utility bill, any zoning certificate, right-of-way application, or food truck license fees with your credit card? The City recently implemented a credit card acceptance system in the Utility Billing and Communi...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Preemption System Helps Increase Safety

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Have you ever been sitting at a red light and noticed a blinking white light next to the traffic signal? The light is part of Hudson’s Traffic Signal Preemption System. The system helps clear a path through intersections to allow Hudson safety forces to a...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

City Uses Natural De-Icer to Speed Up Snow & Ice Control

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When snow is on the way, the City is prepared to plow and treat the roads at a moment’s notice, and as quickly as possible. To help speed things along, the City uses a natural, recycled liquid de-icer to help break the bond between the ice and r...

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Snow & Ice Control
Posted on: January 6, 2017

Public Hearings at BZBA Meeting

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The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals will hold two public hearings on Thursday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. The board will consider requests for variances to permit a third car garage with the garage door entrance facing the street at 27 E. ...

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Public Hearings Page
Posted on: January 5, 2017

Stop for School Buses

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School's back in session and school buses are back out on the road. According to the National Safety Council, 25 million students nationwide take the school bus on a daily basis. Approximately 26 students are killed and 9,000 injured each year in...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Water Main Break at Ravenna St. and Stow Rd.

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The City of Akron Water Department has notified Hudson that they have a water main break at the intersection of Stow Road and Ravenna Street. The main is located on the west side of Stow Road. The break is causing the roadway to ice due to the low tempera...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Commit to Recycling in 2017

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New Year’s is a time to start fresh, so why not start the year with making a resolution to recycle? It's as easy as utilizing the curbside recycling services that each refuse hauler in Hudson offers. Find out more information about recy...

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Recycling Services
Posted on: December 28, 2016

AHBR is Going Digital

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This past year, the City has been re-evaluating its various development review processes and procedures with the help of Lean for Government. The focus of Lean for Government is to eliminate waste or unnecessary steps and establish a continuous improvemen...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Sign Up for Hudson's Spring 2017 EMT Class

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Interested in becoming an Emergency Medical Technician? Spring classes at Hudson’s top-rated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) School start January 17 and go through May 9.

The cost for the class is $875 and includes books, equipment, and the National...

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Hudson EMT School
Posted on: December 13, 2016

Winter's Here. Watch for Snow Parking Bans.

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Snow is on its way, and with snow, comes snow parking bans.  How do you know a parking ban is in effect?  Generally, when there's more than 2 inches on the ground, we'll issue a parking ban to allow our plows to clear the road for the sa...
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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Economic Development

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Hudson is fast-becoming the place to do business in Northeast Ohio. Home to more than 900 businesses, Hudson offers advantages for companies that want to locate in a business and family-friendly environment.

See why Hudson is great for businesses.
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Hudson Parks

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Hudson loves parks! With more than 1,000 acres of park land, Hudson parks offer opportunities for fishing, boating, sand volleyball, disc golf, ball fields, soccer fields, a skate park, playgrounds, trails, pavilions and more.Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Map It!

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Check out Hudson's map site, where we make it easy to find your property, your utilities and other information about features in Hudson with our interactive maps.

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