Posted on: January 9, 2018

Hudson Boards and Commissions Openings

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     City Council is accepting applications for two openings on the Personnel Advisory & Appeals Board (PAAB) and one opening on the Park Board through Wednesday, January 31. To learn more about each body's responsibilities,...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Keep Hudson Beautiful Open House Jan. 17

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     Keep Hudson Beautiful will hold an Open House on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Hudson Library & Historical Society Flood Room. Sponsored by the Hudson Environmental Awareness Committee, the O...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Recycle Christmas Trees with Merry Mulch Program

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     With Hudson’s Merry Mulch Program, January 8 through January 22, 2018, residents can recycle live Christmas trees that will be turned into organic mulch. To participate, trees should be placed at the curb no later...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Incoming Winter Storm . . . City Crews Work 24/7 to Keep Roads Clear

Hudson Snow Plow

Hudson strives to keep roads clear when it snows by planning routes and operations. With a significant snow event on the horizon this weekend, Hudson will employ the latest in snow fighting technology and equipment and an organized plan to handle the even...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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City offices will be closed Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

City News & Updates
Posted on: December 28, 2017

Ice Rink Now Open at Hudson Springs Park

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     The Hudson Ice Rink has moved back to Hudson Springs Park (7095 Stow Road) this year and is now open! It is located at the volleyball court. Bring the whole family to enjoy skating, playing on the playground, or just watch ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 13, 2017

City Accepting Applications for Part-Time Paramedic

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     The City is seeking applications for the position of Part-Time Paramedic to work in conjunction with volunteer personnel in providing comprehensive ALS EMS service. The position involves working 24-28 hours per week with re...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Join the City of Hudson's Information Services Team!

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UPDATE: The application deadline has been extended until 4 p.m. Friday, January 12, 2018.

     The City is seeking applications for the position of Help Desk Technician within the Information Services Department.  &n...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Join Hudson's Safety Forces

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     The City is seeking applications for the position of Part-Time Public Safety Dispatcher to perform specialized communications work in the operation of a communications center, which serves Police, Fire, EMS, and other City ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 22, 2017

Holiday Sanitation Schedule

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     The holiday sanitation schedule for the week of Christmas and New Year's is:

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 22, 2017

Holiday Office Hours

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     City offices will be closed Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Offices will also be closed Monday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 2 for New Year's. Regular office hours will...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Hudson Officers Donate as Part of No-Shave Nov. and Dec.

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     What began as the annual Hudson Police Department No-Shave November turned into No-Shave December as Hudson Officers continued growing beards to donate money to the Summit County Safety Forces Chaplaincy Center and the Batt...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 20, 2017

N. Main Traffic Signal Cabinet to be Painted, Landscaped

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     At a recent Workshop, City Council directed staff to move forward on recommendation to paint and landscape the new traffic signal cabinet on the corner of Hudson-Aurora Road and N. Main Street.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Take a Break and Run the Frosty 5

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     Don your ugly sweater and take a break from your holiday preparations to run the Frosty 5 Mile or Mistletoe Mile on Christmas Eve morning, Sunday, December 24. The Mistletoe Mile begins at 8 a.m., and the Ugly Sweater conte...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Lighting on N. Main Street to be Adjusted

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     As part of the North Main Street Downtown Improvement Project completed this summer, new street lighting was added. The new LED lights were brighter than the older lights. The City kept the lights bright during construction...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Get the Facts: Downtown Phase II

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     Hudson is ripe with innovation. Recently named a Smart21 Community by the Intelligent Communities Forum, Hudson is among an elite group of cities worldwide that have been recognized as innovation leaders. Hudson was the onl...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Public Hearings at Planning Commission Meeting Dec. 11

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

The Planning Commission will hold two public hearings on Monday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. 

     The first hearing is to consider a conditional use and site plan for a continuing care retirement community at...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Public Hearings at BZBA Meeting Dec. 14

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

     The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals will hold two public hearings on Thursday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

     The first hearing is to consider a variance to allow an accessory str...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Residential Leaf Collection Program Extended

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     Due to some late falling leaves and warmer temperatures this year, the City's Residential Leaf Collection Program for 2017 will be extended.

     City crews will make one more pass through ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 29, 2017

HFD and Hudson Schools Distribute Food to Those in Need

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     Thanks to several local organizations, approximately 85 Hudson families and senior citizens in need were able to have a Thanksgiving dinner last week! Hudson Fire Department members, Hudson City Schools employees, and volun...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2017

It's a New Day at Hudson Community Television

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     It’s a new day at Hudson Community Television (HCTV). If viewers have not watched HCTV lately, it’s worth another look – on cable, online, or on-demand.

     For starters, HCTV has a new name - Hud...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Hudson Resident Donates Tree to Decorate for the Holidays

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     Each year, downtown Hudson is beautifully decorated for the holiday season with thousands of twinkling lights, festive greenery, and the famous Clock Tower mouse. The decorations would not be complete without the large tree...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Snow Plow Contractors - Apply for City Permit Online

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     All commercial and residential snow plowing and snow removal companies must have a license to operate within the boundaries of Hudson. The annual fee is $15 for each vehicle that will operate within the City. This year, the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Ring in the Holidays in Hudson!

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     Starting the day after Thanksgiving, Hudson is ready to celebrate the holidays! Ring in the holidays in Hudson with these upcoming events:

Friday, November 24

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 30, 2017

Hudson Selected as a Smart21 Community of 2018 by ICF

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     Hudson has been selected as a Smart21 Community of 2018 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) at its 4th Annual Next Gen Tech Conference in New York City, produced by Silicon Harlem.

     Hudson...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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City offices will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal office hours will resume Monday, November 27. Happy Thanksgiving!

City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Holiday Sanitation Schedule for the Week of Nov. 20

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     The sanitation schedule will be as follows during the week of the Thanksgiving holiday:

  • Monday, November 20: Southeast Quadrant
  • Tuesday, November 21: Southwest Quadrant
  • Wednesday, November 22: Northwest Quadrant
  • Thursday, Novem...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Akron Water Hydrant Flushing November 20-21

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     The City of Akron has notified the City of Hudson that the Akron Water Department with be flushing its hydrants in Hudson between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. today, November 20, and tomorrow, November 21.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Exceptional Hudson Businesses Recognized at Awards

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     Members of the Hudson Chamber of Commerce and the Hudson community gathered at the 2017 Annual Business Awards Breakfast November 16 to congratulate five exceptional Hudson businesses or individuals who have made a signific...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Scholarship Available for HPP Customers

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     Are you a Hudson Public Power (HPP) customer and do you have a high school senior who will graduate in the spring of 2018? If so, your child may be eligible to apply for the Lyle B. Wright Scholarship, a $2500 one-time scho...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

HPP Transforms Hudson for the Holiday Season

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     Each year, Hudson Public Power (HPP) works hard to transform downtown Hudson into a scene fit for the upcoming holiday season. But the tradition didn’t start out this way. 

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Skip the Rake. Leave the Leaves.

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     Hudson is known for its beautiful tree-lined streets, but those trees can be a problem in autumn when the leaves fall. Raking and bagging or blowing leaves to the curb is a challenge. After spending time and money to get ri...

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Skip the Rake City News & Updates
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Kidde Recalls 40 Million Fire Extinguishers

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     Kidde, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has announced a recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers. Nearly 40 million fire extinguishers are involved in this recall.

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Kidde Recall City News & Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Public Hearings at Planning Commission Meeting Nov. 13

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

     The Planning Commission will hold three public hearings on Monday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. 

     The first hearing is to consider a conditional use request, and the second i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

You're Invited to the Business Awards Breakfast Nov. 16

Awards Breakfast 2016

     The City of Hudson and the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Annual Business Awards Breakfast on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at JOANN Conference Center, 5373 Darrow Road. One or m...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Show Us How You Recycle!

American Recycles Day Contest

     Do you recycle, or have you been meaning to start? Up your recycling game leading up to America Recycles Day on November 15 for a chance to win some great prizes while also helping the environment! 

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

City Offices Closed for Veterans Day November 10

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     City offices will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day. Veterans Day is set aside to honor and thank those who have served and are currently serving for protecting our country and freedom. If you s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

General Election is November 7

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     The general election is November 7, and polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Find your polling place, look up a sample ballot, and more on the Summit County Board of Elections website, or visit the Voting page on ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Nov. 7 Council Meeting Postponed

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Due to the November 7 General Election, City Council has postponed its regularly scheduled meeting until the following week. A combined City Council Meeting/Workshop will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall on Tuesday, November 14.

City News & Updates
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Akron Water Hydrant Flushing Begins October 31

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     The City of Akron, Water Distribution Division, will be conducting a water main flushing program within its service areas. Beginning on approximately Tuesday, October 31, the fire hydrant flushing crews will begin flushing ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City Seeks Help, Offers Tips to Avoid Becoming Burglary Victim

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     While the number of burglaries in Hudson is not up from last year, we did have three on the weekend of October 15. These incidents occurred in the Stonington, Abner Lane and Jonathan Drive areas. A possible suspect is shown...

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Burglaries - Minimizing Your Risk City News & Updates
Posted on: October 30, 2017

City-Wide Trick-or-Treat is October 31 from 6-8 p.m.

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     Thanks to everyone who came to see us at Merchants of Hudson Trick-or-Treat last week! We had a "super" great time! Check out the highlights in the video below. If you missed it, there's still time to get a costum...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Area J Smoke Testing Begins October 30

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     CTI Engineers, on behalf of the Summit County Department of Sanitary Sewer Service (DOSSS), will be conducting a smoke testing investigation of the sanitary sewer near Aurora Street and North Oviatt Street. The investigatio...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 20, 2017

How to Minimize Risk of Credit Card Skimming at Gas Pump

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     A recent Cleveland.com article about arrests of individuals for credit card skimming at gas stations, erroneously listed Hudson as a city in which these crimes occurred. While this did not happen in Hudson, the incidences o...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Openings on Hudson Boards and Commissions

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     City Council is accepting applications for openings on the Cemetery Board, Board of Zoning and Building Appeals Board, and Planning Commission through Thursday, November 16. The openings are for new 4-year terms beginning i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Get the Facts Vol. 2: Housing Trends Require New Options

Market Trends

     Today’s housing trends require new options for baby boomers and millennials. Downtown Phase II responds to this shift in demographics for the future. Get the Facts about Downtown Phase II here.

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Downtown Phase II Website City News & Updates
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Ward 3 Open Forum is October 30

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Join Councilman Alex Kelemen for a Ward 3 Open Forum on Monday, October 30 at 7 p.m. at Barlow Community Center. Stop by to learn more about what's happening in the City of Hudson.

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Ward 2 Open Forum is November 2

Ward 2 Open Forum

Councilman Casey Weinstein is holding a Ward 2 Open Forum on Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Don't miss this opportunity to stop by and chat with Councilman Weinstein and learn more about what's happening in the City.

City News & Updates
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Drop Off Unused Prescriptions October 28

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     Did you know the majority of prescription drug abusers report that they obtain their drugs from friends and family, including from the home medicine cabinet? Help fight against the misuse of prescription drugs by dropping o...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 19, 2017

New Job Opening at the City of Hudson

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     The City is seeking applications for the position of Associate Planner in the Community Development Department. 

     This is a professional planning position researching and preparing sta...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 18, 2017

2017 Residential Leaf Collection Program

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     The 2017 Residential Leaf Collection Program began October 23 and runs through the week of November 27. Find out everything you need to know about participating in the program in the video below, or visit the Leaf Collectio...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Akron Water Service Disruption Sunday, October 22

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     This is an important notice for Akron Water Customers from the City of Hudson. The City of Akron has notified us that on Sunday, October 22 Akron Water will be making a repair at Ellsworth Elementary School. As part of this...

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