Charter Review Commission

Proposed Charter Amendments

The Charter Review Commission submitted recommendations for Charter amendments to City Council, and City Council passed an Ordinance to place the four proposed ballot issues before Hudson voters on the November 3, 2020 Election Ballot.

View the specific ballot language and proposed amendments for each of the four ballot issues here. For each issue, the Ballot language is listed first, followed by the proposed changes to the corresponding section of the Charter. Please note that the proposed additions to the Charter are underlined and proposed deletions are stricken with a line through them.

Voting information can be found here.

Learn more about the ballot issues in the video below.

Charter Review Commission Information

Agendas & Minutes

Public meetings of the 2020 Charter Review Commission were held from February 5 - July 1, 2020. 
Charter Review Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Videos

Suggestions List - This document contains a summary of suggestions considered during the review process from elected officials, staff, residents, and the Commission itself. 


At its meeting on January 21, 2020, Hudson City Council appointed the following citzens to serve on the 2020 Charter Review Commission:
  • Robert Kagler, Chair
  • Kerri Keller, Secretary
  • Andrew Duff
  • Melissa Jones
  • Sherif Mansour
  • Lisa Radigan
  • David Schweighoefer
  • Brett Shriver
  • Allen Wass


Pursuant to Section 13.02 of the City's Charter, the Charter Review Commission meets at five year intervals.  In January of a given year, City Council appoints from 7 to 11 Hudson residents as Commission members.  The Charter Review Commission is tasked with reviewing the City's Charter and submitting any proposed amendments to the Council, which passes legislation to place the issue before Hudson voters at the general election in November that same year. 

Charter Section 13.02, Charter Review Commission