Awards and Recognition

Communications


  • Savvy Award, Creative Marketing Communications, Economic Development - 3CMA, 2016
  • Silver Circle Award, Government Service Deliver/Community Issue - 3CMA 2016
  • Excellence in Economic Development Marketing - Ohio Economic Development Association, 2016
  • 1st Place Marketing Program, Economic Development - Mid-America Economic Development Council - 2016
  • Silver Circle Award, Digital Interactive Website, 3CMA - 2012

Community


  • #1 Best Place to Live in Summit County, Niche - 2019
  • #1 Best Place to Raise a Family in Summit County, Niche - 2019
  • 4th Best City to Live in OhioChamberOfCommerce.org - 2019
  • Best Town to Raise a Family - Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards, 2018
  • One of the 100 Best Communities for Young People in the U.S., America's Promise. 2010

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club


  • Beacon's Best Golf Course Award, Akron Beacon Journal - 2018/2019
  • PGA - Youth Player Development Award, Hudson Golf Pro Greg Andrego - 2018
  • PGA - Junior Team Tournament State Finalist, Ellsworth Meadows - 2018

Hudson Public Power


  • Transmission and Distribution Safety Award 
  • Innovation Award for Aerial Inspection and Photography 
  • System Improvement Award for the Prospect Substation Rebuild 
  • Public Power Promotion Award for our Elementary Educational Program on Solar Energy 
  • Resolution for Restoration Efforts in Painesville, Ohio October 2018, AMP - 2019
  • Resolution for Restoration Efforts in Shelby, Ohio n April 2019, AMP - 2019
  • RP3 Designation of Diamond Level (highest level), American Public Power Association - 2018
  • System Reliability Award, American Public Power Association - 2018
  • Resolution for Restoration Efforts after Hurricane Irma in Sept. 2017, American Municipal Power (AMP) - 2018
  • Hard Hat Award, AMP - 2018

Finance


  • Clean Audit Award, Ohio Auditor of State -- 2018, 2019.
  • AAA Rating, Moody's, 2018, 2019

Innovation/Broadband


Top U.S. City in Top 30 Intelligent Communities - Intelligent Community Forum, 2019
Top 7 Intelligent Community - Intelligent Community Forum, 2019
Top 21 Intelligent Community - Intelligent Community Forum, 2018

 Digital City Winner, 9th Place - Center for Digital Government, 2016

Public Works

  • Tree City USA, Arbor Day Foundation, 39th consecutive year - 2019 
  • Preservation Award, Honorable Mention, Hudson Heritage Association, World War I Memorial restoration project - 2019
  • Preservation Award, Hudson Heritage Association, Hudson Town Hall renovation - 2019,