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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Velocity Broadband Summer 2021 Update

Velocity Broadband Crew

Velocity Broadband continues to drive Hudson businesses and support residents in many ways. In its sixth year of operation, Velocity's high speed, all-fiber network provides business functions for half of all Hudson businesses. Recently, VBB anno...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Come and Enjoy Live Music All Labor Day Weekend!

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Join us for live music on the Hudson Gazebo Green this Labor Day weekend as we Celebrate Hudson with bands with musical ties to Hudson. The weekend concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. on the Gazebo Green Mainstage on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 3 &...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Pack the Pond on August 2

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Pack the Pond is back! The Friends of Hudson Parks are joining forces with the Kent State University Recreation Department to sponsor the Pack the Pond celebration at Hudson Springs Park. The entire community is invited to this family-friendly, end-of-sum...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from July 20, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (July 22, 2021) – Following is a summary of the July 20, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Public Comments

  • A robust discussion occurred with citizens both for and against the DEI leg...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Now Accepting Applications for Senior Engineer

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The City of Hudson is seeking applicants for the position of full-time Senior Engineer. This position performs highly responsible engineering work related to local government engineering. Provides project engineering and management assistance for various ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Hudson Senior Activities - Summer 2021 Update

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee hosts a series of events and social opportunities throughout the year for senior Hudson residents. All seniors are invited to review the current offerings for Session 1. Events include chair yoga, painting classes, Tai...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from July 13, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (July 14, 2021) – Following is a summary of the July 13 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Council Comments

  • Council expressed a concern about the automated phone tree at Cit...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 14, 2021

How to Park Your Boat or RV

RV and Boat Storage

We want to help you be in compliance with the City of Hudson's Land Development Code Standards when parking your boat or RV. Here's how!

What is a recreational vehicle and equipment?

Recreational vehicle and equipment include but are not l...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Calling All Artists and Musicians; Looking for Parade Participants

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All Hudson artists, crafters, makers, growers, food producers, and creatives are invited to showcase their talents Labor Day weekend at HUDSONmART Saturday, September 5. It's also time to host a new Celebrate Hudson Parade! Residents, organizatio...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 26, 2021

Car Thefts Reported in Cheshire Area

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UPDATE 7/9/21: Follow up information for June 26th Auto Thefts from Hudson

  • The Hudson Police Department is currently working with several area law enforcement agencies as well as the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Probation Department to identify and/or intervie...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Open House for Upcoming Partial Bridge Replacement Project;

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Public Information Meeting

The Ohio Department of Transportation and City of Hudson will be holding an open house public meeting about the partial bridge replacement project on S. Main Street just south of Yours Truly. The open house will be held at the Ba...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from July 6, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (June 7, 2021) – Following is a summary of the July 6, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Public Comments

  • A representative from the League of Women Voters read a statement th...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Celebrate Hudson Labor Day Weekend!

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After a challenging year, Hudson residents deserve something great! All Hudson residents are invited to gather and celebrate all that is good about Hudson. A special Celebrate Hudson weekend is being planned with something fun for everyone, including a pa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2021

The 2021 Independence Day Celebration is Almost Here!

Hudson Fireworks

The 2021 Independence Day Fireworks Celebration is almost here! Join us July 3 at Barlow Farm Park for food trucks, ice cream, fireworks, and community - what better way to celebrate! Watch the video below to learn how you can make the most of your evenin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Have a Traffic Safety Concern? Let Us Know by July 16.

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The safety of everyone who uses our roadways is a top priority for the City of Hudson. Do you have a bike or pedestrian safety concern in any area of Hudson? Let us know by submitting your comments by July 16 at www.hudson.oh.us/TrafficSafetyConcerns. Our...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Behind the Scenes of the Hudson Fireworks Show

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The Independence Day Fireworks Celebration is a long-standing tradition in Hudson, dating back over 100 years. It began with a single fire truck with a handful of firefighters lighting fuses. Today, it's a full blown, high-tech production! Learn what goes...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Brandywine Creek Restoration Project Public Meeting

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The City will hold a virtual public information meeting for the Brandywine Creek Restoration Project on Wednesday June 30 from 5:00-6:00 pm.  Learn about the project and find a link to the Zoom meeting at https://bit.ly/2SYX1xy. Comments...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Summer Activities for Hudson Seniors

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HUDSON, OH (June 21, 2021) –The summer is truly taking off for Hudson seniors! Here is a list of activities you can attend. Registration for all events is mandatory!

Wellness Classes, Session 1

Tai Chi           ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 24, 2021

N. Oviatt Water Main Replacement Begins Monday

N. Oviatt Closure Phase I

The N. Oviatt water main replacement project is scheduled to begin on Monday June 28th. Phase 1 of the project will include closure of N. Oviatt from Division St. to Hudson Aurora and is scheduled to be completed on July 23, weather permitting.

Phase 2 of ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from June 22, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (June 23, 2021) – Following is a summary of the June 22, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Council Comments

  • Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Workshop. At the workshop Mon...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 23, 2021

City Looking for Volunteers for Fireworks Clean Up Day July 4

Fireworks Volunteers Needed

Looking to do something nice for your community this Independence Day? Join fellow community members to help clean up the fields at Barlow Farm Park on July 4 after the fireworks! This is an easy job of picking up miscellaneous items like cups or wrappers...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Hudson Police Department Offers Helpful Tips for Selecting a Contractor

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HUDSON, OH (June 18, 2021) – With an increase in contractor complaints, the Hudson Police Department wants to ensure that residents are informed and provide tools to help avoid common pitfalls.

Making the decision to undertake a large home improv...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Hudson City Hall Community Rooms are OPEN!

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Did you know Hudson City Hall has several large, bright, and functional rooms available for businesses and community groups to rent? If you are interested in reserving a room, you can do so at www.hudson.oh.us/CommunityRooms. Read the full story below.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Hines Hill Road Closure Will Begin Monday for 30 Days

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As part of the SR 91 N. Turn Lane project, Hines Hill Rd. will be closed right off of SR 91 for 30 days beginning on Monday, June 21. During the closure, 100 feet of the roadway will be reconstructed. Detours will be posted.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Akron Water Main Replacement Along Hudson Aurora and Hudson Pk. Dr. Begins Monday

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On Monday, June 21, Akron Water is beginning the first phase of a water main replacement project along Hudson-Aurora Road (from Stow Road to Hudson Park Drive) and Hudson Park Drive (from Hudson-Aurora Road to Blue Heron Drive). During the project, two wa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Water Tower Exterior Cleaning Begins 6/17

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Power washing on the outside of the Hudson water tower begins tomorrow, June 17. The exterior cleaning will take 1-2 days to complete & will not affect the water in the tower. There will be noise from the pressure washers during this routine maintenance.

City News & Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from June 15, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (June 16, 2021) – Following is a summary of the June 15, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Executive Session

  • Council went into executive session to consider applicants for the Park Board and Tr...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Have You Seen the Special Fire Truck at ACE?

Aluminum Can Recycling

Next time you head south on Route 91/Darrow Road, notice the big red Fire Truck located at Ace Hardware. It's actually a large container for collecting aluminum cans! Proceeds from the value of the aluminum benefit Akron Children's Alumi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from June 8, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (June 11, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, June 8 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Executive Session

Council entered executive session to consider applicants for the P...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 10, 2021

A New Addition to Downtown Hudson - Public Restrooms!

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Activity in downtown Hudson continues to be lively. Residents are shopping more, dining out, and enjoying the outdoor tables and seating areas on the Hudson Greens. Thanks to the implementation of the DORA, we have enjoyed a dramatic increase in the numbe...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter Memorial Day Speech Transcript

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The City reached out to retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter to give him an opportunity to re-film his entire Memorial Day speech and let people see the speech as it was originally intended. Unfortunately, due to prior traveling commitments, he is unavail...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Hudson Condemns Actions of American Legion During Memorial Day Service

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HUDSON, OH (June 3, 2021) – The Mayor of Hudson and Hudson City Council released the following statement regarding the American Legion Veterans Memorial Service:

The Mayor of Hudson and Hudson City Council are disheartened to learn that the Ameri...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Ready for Summer 2021 in Hudson!

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Hudson's City center is getting ready for Summer 2021. To enjoy all Hudson has to offer, outdoor improvements and enhancements are happening downtown. Read about outdoor dining, new tables for the greens, fresh paint on the Gazebo, flowers, plant...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Hudson Headlines - 2021 Special Events Season

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SO many special events are back this year, along with exciting new additions to the DORA and some new events too. See what's in store for this year and start planning your summer of fun in Hudson by watching the video below! www.hudson.oh.us/Even...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from May 25, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 26, 2021) – Following is a summary of the May 25, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence, Council Comments, City Manager Comments

  • Council Road Tour. Cou...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Community Room Rental Open Registration Begins June 1

Community Rooms

HUDSON, OH (May 25, 2021) – Online open registration for renting community rooms at City Hall and Barlow Community Center will begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Rooms are available to rent beginning June 14, 2021 for use by governmental o...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Memorial Day in Hudson - History and Traditions

Memorial Day

Hudson is extremely fortunate to have a long tradition of remembrance, with records dating back to 1924 showing residents gathering on the greens to honor deceased veterans. Memorial Day 2021 looks a little different this year, but the commitment to honor...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Skate Park Closed for Maintenance

Skate Park

Maintenance work on the skate park at Veterans Way Park began this morning. The skate park is expected to be closed through Wednesday. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience during this necessary work.

City News & Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from May 18, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 19, 2021) – Following is a summary of the May 18, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Public Comments

  • Noise Ordinance. A resident asked Council to change the Ordinance th...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Hudson Headlines - Zoning and Code Enforcement

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Today on Hudson Headlines, we review what types of residential and commercial projects need a zoning certificate, the zoning certificate approval process, and some code enforcement tips to help keep Hudson looking beautiful! Watch the full video below.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 18, 2021

"No Right Turn on Red" Signs to be Installed at Library Street and SR 303

No Turn on Red

Beginning this week, the City will install “No Right Turn on Red” signs at the intersection of Library Street and SR 303. The signs are part of the City’s review of pedestrian and bicycle safety throughout the community. The ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Mark Your Calendar - Events are Back!

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Hudson is an active community with so many wonderful events. To help citizens keep track of events in town, the City of Hudson launched a new online, interactive Event Calendar. All events held on City property are listed on one comprehensive calendar wit...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 17, 2021

City Launches Hearing-Assist Program for Public Meetings at Town Hall

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Public meeting attendees can now request a hearing-assist device to help them hear meeting audio more clearly. Anyone interested should arrive early and notify a City of Hudson Staff Member prior to the start of meetings at Town Hall, 27 E. Main Street. T...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Summit County Public Health to Discuss Updated COVID-19 Guidance

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On Monday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m., Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and County Executive Ilene Shapiro’s Office will host a virtual COVID-19 discussion to share information regarding COVID-19 guidance. The event will be live streamed on Executive...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from May 11, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 12, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, May 11 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence, Council Comments, City Manager Comments

  • Professor Doug Gold...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Summer Events are Back in Hudson!

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Special events are back! Look for the annual Independence Day Fireworks, Summer Bandstand Concerts, Farmers Market, and much more this summer and fall. Check out the City’s new online Special Events Calendar with the information about all events...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Hudson is Open for Business!

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The economic outlook for the City of Hudson continues to be highly optimistic. Jim Stifler, Economic Development Director for the City, shared a general update with City Council. Read the full story below.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Annual Asphalt Resurfacing Program Begins Week of 5/10

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The City’s annual Asphalt Resurfacing Program is scheduled to begin next week, starting with milling on Tuesday (weather permitting). Motorists will see resurfacing work this year on Middleton Road, Stow Road, Hudson-Aurora Road, Barlow Road, an...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from May 4, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 5, 2021) –Following is a summary of the May 4, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Opening Comments

The Council President asked for thoughts and prayers for the Mayor and...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2021

The American Legion Family Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day

HUDSON, OH (May 5, 2021) – The City of Hudson is proud of all veterans who have served and continue to serve our country. The American Legion Family will hold several events to honor veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice this Memorial Day, Mo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Hudson Headlines - Bike & Pedestrian Safety

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Whether you're a motorist, bicyclist, or pedestrian, it's crucial to know the rules of the road. On today's episode of Hudson Headlines, Hudson Police share important safety tips to keep everyone safe as you travel throughout th...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Protecting Hudson's Historical Cemetery

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Hudson, founded in 1799, has always been committed to the preservation of its history. The Old Hudson Township Burying Ground, located on Chapel Street, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Abolitionist John Brown's parents Ruth...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from April 27, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 28, 2021) - Following is a summary of the April 27, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence, Council Comments, City Manager Comments

  • Tree Commission Meeting. The...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 28, 2021

SCPH Pop Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Begin May 3

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Beginning May 3, Summit County Public Health will be offering pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout the county over the next two weeks. See the schedule and locations below, or visit https://www.scph.org/covid/vaccine for more informatio...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Thank You Hudson EMS!

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Join us in acknowledging National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 16-22. EMS is a vital component of healthcare, public health, and public safety. Our own Hudson EMS responds to approximately 2000 calls for help each year. We are very fortunate to be...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from April 20, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 21, 2021) – Following is a summary of the April 20, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Executive Session

To interview applicants for the City's Architectural & Historic Boar...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 19, 2021

What is a Brine Well?

Hudson Commons Brine Well

Hudson's water treatment plant relies on salt to process and treat water for our use. The City of Hudson has historically purchased large amounts of salt from private firms for water treatment. Over the last few years, Hudson staff researched and...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Park Board to Hold Special Meeting for Public Comment on Proposed Dog Park

Colony Playground

The City of Hudson Park Board is holding a Special Meeting on April 19 at 7 p.m. to receive public comment on a proposed dog park within Colony Park. This addition would feature two fence-enclosed play areas to the east of the existing parking lot off Olg...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Brood X 17-Year Cicadas to Emerge Soon

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The Brood X 17-year cicadas are due to swarm parts of Ohio in late April or May this year. Worried about your trees or shrubs? Mature trees/shrubs should not be affected, but make sure to cover your young trees and shrubs with mesh netting to prevent cica...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Celebrate Earth Day by Participating in Hudson Plog Week!

Great Hudson Clean UP

Event Information Provided by: Go Green Go and Renewable Hudson

Hudson Plog/Litter Cleanup Week is Sunday, April 18 through Saturday, April 24!

Kickoff PlogSunday, April 1812 PM - 2 PMStarts at Vertical Runner in Hudson.

This is a weeklong event! Run or Walk...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from April 13, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 15, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, April 13 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Executive Session

City Council entered executive session to interview applicants ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Shop Local. Shop Hudson!

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Our local businesses are part of what make Hudson so charming and give our community character, create vibrancy, and bring us unique experiences. 2020 was an extraordinarily difficult year for many of our local companies and stores. A collaborative digita...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from April 6, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 7, 2021) –Following is a summary of last night’s City Council special workshop and Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Special Workshop Discussion – Downtown...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

County Executive and Council Approve $16 Million for Rent and Utility Assistance

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Monday, March 1, 2021, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council authorized more than $16 million in U.S. Department of Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program aid for Summit County Cares, a ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Summit County Emergency Management Agency Announces New Smartphone App

Summit County EMA App

SUMMIT COUNTY, OH — The Summit County Emergency Management Agency (Summit EMA) now has a smartphone application (app) available in both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. The app provides emergency notifications and updates pertainin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Hudson Headlines - 2021 Capital Projects

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Hudson's City Engineer Brad Kosco stopped by the studio to talk about this year's upcoming capital projects. Many of these projects focus on improving Hudson's roadways, expanding the sidewalks and trails network, and improving ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 5, 2021

2020 Citizen Centric Report Highlights City's Accomplishments & Financial Status

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Have you checked out Hudson's 2020 Citizen Centric Report? It provides a highlight of what Hudson accomplished last year, the City's financial status, and what's to come in 2021. You can take a look at www.hudson.oh.us/CCR2020.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Round of Golf Anyone?

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Hudson golfers have taken full advantage of our mild spring and are enjoying playing golf at Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club. Golfers started playing the course in February, and March has been very busy with more than 2000 rounds of golf played in March alone...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Reminders for a Safe Spring Break and Easter

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County residents are encouraged to exercise caution when deciding to participate in Easter Holiday traditions, celebrations and gatherings that put them in close contact with people outside their households. Summit County Pu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Spring Hydrant Flushing Begins April 5

Hydrant Flushing

The City is conducting spring fire hydrant flushing throughout Hudson beginning April 5 through April 18. Fire hydrants are flushed twice a year to clear the lines of accumulation. Residents may notice discolored water for a short time during the flushing...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Hudson Seniors are Extra Special

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee was recently formed to focus on the needs of older Hudson residents. This creative group of volunteers works together to design and provide special events and services for Hudson's senior citizens. Though the pandemic ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Summit County’s COVID-19 Mass Vaccine Site to Open on April 3

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Saturday, April 3, Summit County Public Health will open the state-sponsored COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Summit County Fairgrounds in Tallmadge. The site is currently scheduled to be operational for two months....

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Power Outages Today Due to Wind Storm

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Hudson Public Power is ready to handle the anticipated power outages today due to the wind storm. Crews have already been sent out to handle outages in the Seasons Rd., Atterbury Blvd., and N. Main St./Baldwin area. Tree crews are also responding to downe...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Historic Old Hudson Township Burying Ground to be Restored, Preserved

Old Township Burying Ground

HUDSON, OH (March 24, 2021) – The Old Hudson Township Burying Ground located on Chapel Street is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Abolitionist John Brown’s parents Ruth and Owen Brown are buried there, along with fou...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from March 23, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 25, 2021) - Following is a summary of the Tuesday, March 23 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence. Council Comments, City Manager Comments 

  • Dog Park.&n...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2021

HPD Receives New Microchip Scanner to Assist in Locating Pet Owners

Pet Microchip Scanner

Hudson Police Department (HPD) recently received a new dog microchip scanner to assist with reuniting lost dogs with their owners! Dogs can be scanned for a microchip 24/7 without needing to be transported to a vet.

How it works:

  1. If you find a lost dog, ple...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Statewide Tornado Drill is March 24 at 9:50 AM

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Hudson will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill tomorrow, Wednesday, March 24 at 9:50 a.m. as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. The drill is on a weather-permitting basis and sirens will not be activated if threatening weather exists. Learn mo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 22, 2021

What are the Plans for Downtown Hudson?

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Many residents have been interested to know what the plans are for future downtown development. Hudson City Council recently announced they will be launching a new survey process to gather current public input for the vacant land at Owen Brown and Morse R...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Have a Home More Than 50 Years Old?

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The Heritage Home Program is a specialized house maintenance and rehab program administered by the Cleveland Restoration Society. The program offers free technical assistance and advice for owners of homes 50 years old and older. Check out the upcoming sp...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Memorial Day Parade Cancelled

Memorial Day

HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The American Legion and the City of Hudson have cancelled the annual Memorial Day Parade for 2021. The flag raising ceremony on the green and the Memorial Service to honor our veterans at Markillie Cemetery will be ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Council Meetings Resume April 6

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HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The City of Hudson will resume in-person Council Meetings and Workshops beginning April 6, 2021.  

Facial masks are required for all in-person meetings and workshops. Seating is limited due to social distanc...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Open Burning of Yard Debris is Not Permitted

Open Burning

Local fire departments nationwide respond to 306,000 brush, grass, and forest fires every year causing $150 million in property damage. Open burning of trash, leaves, grass, or yard debris is not permitted in Hudson. Stay safe. Follow the City's ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from March 16, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 17, 2021) – Following is a summary of the March 16, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos

Public Comments

  • A letter was read that support...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2021

It's Sunshine Week!

Sunshine week

Throughout the year, the City of Hudson works diligently to provide public access to government records and information and to ensure that all meetings of deliberative bodies under its jurisdiction, and their committees, are fully announced and open to th...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2021

HPD Investigates Underage Alcohol Sales at Hudson BP

Hudson Police Department Patch

Based on several tips, the Hudson Police Department conducted an investigation regarding the sales of alcohol to minors taking place at the Hudson BP located at 27 S. Main Street.

On March 12, 2021 at 1830 hours, at the direction of Hudson Police Departmen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2021

State of the City 2021

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Hudson City Manager Jane Howington delivered an encouraging State of the City Address recently. She looked back at an unprecedented year and how the community of Hudson came together to meet the challenges. The City of Hudson focused on five key areas in ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2021

City Council Workshop Highlights from March 9, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 10, 2021) – At the March 9, 2021 City Council workshop, Council discussed possible options for a new public works facility and a community survey for downtown development (formerly Phase II). Here are the highlights:

Corresponde...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2021

In an Emergency, Call 911!

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The Hudson Police Department Communications Center just received a complete upgrade! Hudson's Dispatchers are always there to send you help when you need it most, and they can now do so even more efficiently. The prior dispatch technology systems...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 5, 2021

From the Desk of City Manager Jane Howington

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Last year was a rough year for everyone, as we dealt with COVID-19 and business closures. In the traditional spirit of Hudson, residents rose to the occasion, working together to offer help and support to those impacted by the pandemic. My family and I co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from March 2, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 4, 2021) – Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council Meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to discuss a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Hudson Headlines - New HPD Communication Center

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The Hudson Police Department Communication Center just received a complete upgrade! The latest technology and new features allow our dispatchers to send you help more efficiently when you need it most. Watch this week's episode of Hudson Headline...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Help Provide a Cleaner, Healthier, and Safer Energy Supply with EcoSmart Choice

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EcoSmart Choice® is a 100% Renewable Energy Product available to Hudson Public Power customers through American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP). By participating in the EcoSmart Choice program, you will help stimulate the demand for new renewable ener...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Will Spring Come to Hudson?

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With snow everywhere and frigid temperatures, it's hard to imagine spring will come. Are you looking forward to the lush hanging baskets and bountiful flower planters that make our downtown look so spectacular? Ever wondered who is responsible fo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Council Workshop Summary 2-23-2021

City Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 24, 2021) –Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos.  

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Western Reserve Land Cons...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Hudson's Sidewalk and Trail Project Leaps Forward

Connectivity Hudson Commons

For many years, the City of Hudson has been working to connect more of the community via sidewalks and trails. Many residents who live in what was once the Township have requested additional sidewalks to make walking or riding into the center of town easi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Join Us for the 2021 Virtual State of the City Address

2021 State of the City

The annual State of the City is going virtual! On Wednesday, February 24 at 11:30 a.m., Hudson City Manager Jane Howington will present the 2021 State of the City and Hudson Chamber president Nicole Alverson will present the State of the Chamber via Zoom ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from February 16, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 17, 2021) – Following is a summary of the February 16, 2021 City Council Meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to interview applicants f...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Hudson Seniors - Are You Safe From Fire in Your Home?

Fire Safe Seniors - Firefighter Tony Vilt

Hudson Fire Department (HFD) is offering the Fire Safe Seniors Program which provides FREE safety devices to Seniors (over age 65) living independently in their own homes. With the support of more than $93,000 in grant money secured from FEMA, HFD is offe...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Hudson Headlines - 2020 Economic Development Highlights

2020 ED HH

2020 was challenging for everyone, especially Hudson's businesses. Some closed due to a decrease in customers. We all feel the loss of these businesses in our City. With our residents' help, many have been able to stay afloat, and as a result, the City ca...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from February 9, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 10, 2021) – Following is a summary of the February 9, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Shoveling Sidewalks: Council ment...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2021

DORA - Downtown Hudson Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

DORA

The idea for the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area came about to support our Hudson restaurants during the pandemic, and it has turned into a successful economic approach to attract patrons to downtown Hudson as a destination for dining and entertainmen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Help Keep Our Kids Safe by Following School Bus Laws

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School bus red lights flashing. Stop sign extended. The law is very clear. Vehicles MUST stop for a school bus. Please pay attention and help keep our children safe. Learn more at www.hudson.oh.us/BusSafety.

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Additional Info... City News & Updates
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Protecting and Improving Your Mental Health Webinar

Mental Health

In today’s stressful times, it’s important to take care of our mental health. Join the Hudson Community Foundation (HFC) and Peg’s Foundation for a free community discussion “Protecting and Improving Your Mental Hea...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Refrain from Gathering in Large Groups to Watch the Super Bowl

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County will remain Level 3/Red for the Public Health Advisory System this week.  As a result Summit County Public Health would like to remind Summit County residents to exercise caution when deciding to participate ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Observe Black History Month with Books

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February is Black History Month and it's a great time to add books that celebrate history, diversity, and inclusion to your reading list. Here's a few suggestions from the Hudson Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alliance for this month.

Fo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from February 2, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 3, 2021) – Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Proclamation

  • Random Acts of Kindness. Mayor Shubert issued a proclamation for Random Acts of...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

City Manager Update to Council 1/29/2021

City Manager Update to Council

City Manager Update to Council

To:       City Council and Mayor

From:  Jane Howington, City Manager

Re:       January 29, 2021 Update to Council

Good day to you.

As we move into February, several i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 1, 2021

City of Hudson Finishes 2020 with Strong Financial Results

Hudson Commons

The City of Hudson General Fund closed out 2020 with an actual ending balance of $15.5 million, $5.9 million more than the estimated ending balance of $9.6 million! Read the full story below.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Chief Tabak Speaks on Recent Car Thefts in Hudson

Hudson Police Department Patch

Hudson Police Chief Perry Tabak makes a statement about the recent car thefts in Hudson. Chief Tabak and Lt. Grams also explain the top three things residents can do to help prevent these thefts and show video footage of recent thefts.  ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2021

2020 Year in Review: A Year Like No Other

Year in Review 2020

2020 was a year like no other. View the 2020 Year in Review presentation below to see how the City of Hudson came together to weather the pandemic while remaining resilient and strong.

To view full screen presentation, click here.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from January 26, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 28, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, January 26 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Sunshine Week. Council announced...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Hybrid Police Cruisers are Here!

HPD New Cruiser

Hudson Police Department has new hybrid police cruisers on the road that are saving the City money while patrolling Hudson! Each vehicle is projected to save more than $7,000 while lowering HPD's carbon footprint and reducing fossil fuel consumption. Read...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Council Meeting Summary for January 19, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 21, 2021) – Following is a summary of the January 19 City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to consider applicants ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Summit County to Receive Portion of State-Allocated COVID-19 Vaccine for Phase 1B Distribution

Coronavirus Update

Today, in accordance with Governor DeWine’s request, Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and Summit County Emergency Management Agency held a press conference to announce the start of the COVID-19 Phase 1B vaccine program, which begins next week ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from January 12, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 13, 2021) – At the January 12, 2021 City Council workshop, Council discussed possible options for a small business relief program and potential regulations for short-term rentals. Here are highlights from that meeting.

Corresp...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

SCPH to Hold Press Conference Jan. 13 About Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plans

Coronavirus Update

From Summit County Public Health:

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 2 p.m., Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and Summit County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will host a virtual press conference in accordance with a request from Governor DeWine to inf...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2021

A Message from City Manager Jane Howington

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Welcome to 2021!

As I recover from COVID, I am overcome by the faith and compassion shown by many of my fellow Hudsonites:

  • The soup left on our front porch
  • The e-messages to check in and offers of assistance if needed
  • And simply showing care and concern for o...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from January 5, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 6, 2021) – At the January 5, 2021 City Council meeting, Council discussed possible options for the Owen Brown Street Railroad Underpass and options for helping Hudson businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting began...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2021

How to Pay Your Hudson Water and Hudson Public Power Bills

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Many changes were made to the Hudson Water and Hudson Public Power utility bills in 2020. Need help figuring it all out? Here’s what you need to know.

In January of 2020, the City of Hudson replaced its outdated billing system with new software. ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Thank You to our Volunteer Boards and Commissions!

Hudson Commons

Hudson's strength is a result of our citizens' contributions of their extraordinary talents to our many boards and commissions. Thank you to our 65 civic volunteers for your time, expertise, and commitment to the City of Hudson and the 1...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Hudson Police Share in Holiday Spirit with Food and Gift Drive

Holiday Food and Gift Drive 2020

If you see a Hudson Police car flashing its lights behind you this month, you might be surprised at the "ticket' you received! HPD is issuing Holiday Food & Gift Drive Vouchers in lieu of tickets this season. HPD participated in No Shave...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Lights! Camera! Action! Robotic Cameras are HERE!

Robotic Cameras

With COVID-19, the City had to look for new ways to continue operations safely for staff and residents. HCTV recently installed robotic cameras to cover Hudson High School indoor events safely and efficiently from the studio or home. Read the full story b...

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City News & Updates

News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2021

Summit County Public Health to Discuss Updated COVID-19 Guidance

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On Monday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m., Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and County Executive Ilene Shapiro’s Office will host a virtual COVID-19 discussion to share information regarding COVID-19 guidance. The event will be live streamed on Executive Shapiro’s...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 28, 2021

SCPH Pop Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Begin May 3

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Beginning May 3, Summit County Public Health will be offering pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout the county over the next two weeks. See the schedule and locations below, or visit https://www.scph.org/covid/vaccine for more informatio...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

County Executive and Council Approve $16 Million for Rent and Utility Assistance

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Monday, March 1, 2021, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council authorized more than $16 million in U.S. Department of Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program aid for Summit County Cares, a rent and u...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Reminders for a Safe Spring Break and Easter

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County residents are encouraged to exercise caution when deciding to participate in Easter Holiday traditions, celebrations and gatherings that put them in close contact with people outside their households. Summit County Public Healt...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Summit County’s COVID-19 Mass Vaccine Site to Open on April 3

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Saturday, April 3, Summit County Public Health will open the state-sponsored COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Summit County Fairgrounds in Tallmadge. The site is currently scheduled to be operational for two months. ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Council Meetings Resume April 6

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HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The City of Hudson will resume in-person Council Meetings and Workshops beginning April 6, 2021.  

Facial masks are required for all in-person meetings and workshops. Seating is limited due to social distancing, and r...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Refrain from Gathering in Large Groups to Watch the Super Bowl

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County will remain Level 3/Red for the Public Health Advisory System this week.  As a result Summit County Public Health would like to remind Summit County residents to exercise caution when deciding to participate ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Summit County to Receive Portion of State-Allocated COVID-19 Vaccine for Phase 1B Distribution

Coronavirus Update

Today, in accordance with Governor DeWine’s request, Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and Summit County Emergency Management Agency held a press conference to announce the start of the COVID-19 Phase 1B vaccine program, which begins next week ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

SCPH to Hold Press Conference Jan. 13 About Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plans

Coronavirus Update

From Summit County Public Health:

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 2 p.m., Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and Summit County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will host a virtual press conference in accordance with a request from Governor DeWine to inf...

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Coronavirus Updates

News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from July 20, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (July 22, 2021) – Following is a summary of the July 20, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Public Comments

  • A robust discussion occurred with citizens both for and against the DEI legislation be...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from July 13, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (July 14, 2021) – Following is a summary of the July 13 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Council Comments

  • Council expressed a concern about the automated phone tree at City Hall. St...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from July 6, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (June 7, 2021) – Following is a summary of the July 6, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Public Comments

  • A representative from the League of Women Voters read a statement th...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from June 22, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (June 23, 2021) – Following is a summary of the June 22, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Council Comments

  • Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Workshop. At the workshop Monday night,...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from June 15, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (June 16, 2021) – Following is a summary of the June 15, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Executive Session

  • Council went into executive session to consider applicants for the Park Board and Tr...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from June 8, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (June 11, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, June 8 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Executive Session

Council entered executive session to consider applicants for the P...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter Memorial Day Speech Transcript

Lt Col Kemter

The City reached out to retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter to give him an opportunity to re-film his entire Memorial Day speech and let people see the speech as it was originally intended. Unfortunately, due to prior traveling commitments, he is unavail...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Hudson Condemns Actions of American Legion During Memorial Day Service

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HUDSON, OH (June 3, 2021) – The Mayor of Hudson and Hudson City Council released the following statement regarding the American Legion Veterans Memorial Service:

The Mayor of Hudson and Hudson City Council are disheartened to learn that the American Legion...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from May 25, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 26, 2021) – Following is a summary of the May 25, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence, Council Comments, City Manager Comments

  • Council Road Tour. Council thank...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: May 21, 2021

City Manager Update to Council 5/21/2021

City Manager Update to Council

To: City Council and Mayor

From: Jane Howington City Manager

Several items of note to relay this week:

We received word that we did not get the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant for the Veterans Way Park stormwater improvement project. This project...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from May 18, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 19, 2021) – Following is a summary of the May 18, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Public Comments

  • Noise Ordinance. A resident asked Council to change the Ordinance that allows ...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from May 11, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 12, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, May 11 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence, Council Comments, City Manager Comments

  • Professor Doug Goldsmith. Cou...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from May 4, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 5, 2021) –Following is a summary of the May 4, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Opening Comments

The Council President asked for thoughts and prayers for the Mayor and his wife ...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from April 27, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 28, 2021) - Following is a summary of the April 27, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence, Council Comments, City Manager Comments

  • Tree Commission Meeting. The...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from April 20, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 21, 2021) – Following is a summary of the April 20, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Executive Session

To interview applicants for the City's Architectural & Historic Boar...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from April 13, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 15, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, April 13 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Executive Session

City Council entered executive session to interview applicants ...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from April 6, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 7, 2021) –Following is a summary of last night’s City Council special workshop and Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Special Workshop Discussion – Downtown...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from March 23, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 25, 2021) - Following is a summary of the Tuesday, March 23 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence. Council Comments, City Manager Comments 

  • Dog Park.&n...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Council Meetings Resume April 6

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HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The City of Hudson will resume in-person Council Meetings and Workshops beginning April 6, 2021.  

Facial masks are required for all in-person meetings and workshops. Seating is limited due to social distancing, and r...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from March 16, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 17, 2021) – Following is a summary of the March 16, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos

Public Comments

  • A letter was read that supported buildin...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2021

City Council Workshop Highlights from March 9, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 10, 2021) – At the March 9, 2021 City Council workshop, Council discussed possible options for a new public works facility and a community survey for downtown development (formerly Phase II). Here are the highlights:

Correspondence and Co...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from March 2, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 4, 2021) – Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council Meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to discuss a...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Council Workshop Summary 2-23-2021

City Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 24, 2021) –Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos.  

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Weste...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from February 16, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 17, 2021) – Following is a summary of the February 16, 2021 City Council Meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to interview applicants for the Boa...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from February 9, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 10, 2021) – Following is a summary of the February 9, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Shoveling Sidewalks: Council mentioned citi...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from February 2, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 3, 2021) – Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Proclamation

  • Random Acts of Kindness. Mayor Shubert issued a proclamatio...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

City Manager Update to Council 1/29/2021

City Manager Update to Council

City Manager Update to Council

To:       City Council and Mayor

From:  Jane Howington, City Manager

Re:       January 29, 2021 Update to Council

Good day to you.

As we move into February, several i...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from January 26, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 28, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, January 26 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Sunshine Week. Council announced...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Council Meeting Summary for January 19, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 21, 2021) – Following is a summary of the January 19 City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to consider applicants for the Ce...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from January 12, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 13, 2021) – At the January 12, 2021 City Council workshop, Council discussed possible options for a small business relief program and potential regulations for short-term rentals. Here are highlights from that meeting.

Corresp...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from January 5, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 6, 2021) – At the January 5, 2021 City Council meeting, Council discussed possible options for the Owen Brown Street Railroad Underpass and options for helping Hudson businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting began...

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Council News and Updates

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2021

Open House for Upcoming Partial Bridge Replacement Project;

Sr 91 S Bridge Replacement Map

Public Information Meeting

The Ohio Department of Transportation and City of Hudson will be holding an open house public meeting about the partial bridge replacement project on S. Main Street just south of Yours Truly. The open house will be held at the Ba...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: June 24, 2021

N. Oviatt Water Main Replacement Begins Monday

N. Oviatt Closure Phase I

The N. Oviatt water main replacement project is scheduled to begin on Monday June 28th. Phase 1 of the project will include closure of N. Oviatt from Division St. to Hudson Aurora and is scheduled to be completed on July 23, weather permitting.

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Hines Hill Road Closure Will Begin Monday for 30 Days

SR 91 N. Turn Lane Project - Hines Hill Rd.

As part of the SR 91 N. Turn Lane project, Hines Hill Rd. will be closed right off of SR 91 for 30 days beginning on Monday, June 21. During the closure, 100 feet of the roadway will be reconstructed. Detours will be posted.

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Akron Water Main Replacement Along Hudson Aurora and Hudson Pk. Dr. Begins Monday

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On Monday, June 21, Akron Water is beginning the first phase of a water main replacement project along Hudson-Aurora Road (from Stow Road to Hudson Park Drive) and Hudson Park Drive (from Hudson-Aurora Road to Blue Heron Drive). During the project, two wa...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: September 2, 2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Underway

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

The SR 91 North Turn Lane Project construction is underway. The project is designed to improve safety, reduce traffic congestion, and provide better pedestrian and bicycle travel between Brandywine Drive and Middleton Road.

Improvements include left-turn l...

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Road Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: July 19, 2021

Update 7/19/21

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on milling pavement, striping, and base paving along east side of project and at Hines Hill Road.  Also stone base installed in preparation of additional paving.  Some light poles h...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Project Update 6/17/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on sidewalk and driveway installation, underdrains, mailbox posts, ada ramps, pavement removals, and electric.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will continue installing sidewalk and d...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Hines Hill Road Closure Will Begin Monday for 30 Days

SR 91 N. Turn Lane Project - Hines Hill Rd.

As part of the SR 91 N. Turn Lane project, Hines Hill Rd. will be closed right off of SR 91 for 30 days beginning on Monday, June 21. During the closure, 100 feet of the roadway will be reconstructed. Detours will be posted.

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Project Update 5/21/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on grading for curb and installing curb, began sidewalk install, and started work on turnpike bridge walls. Over the next two weeks the contractor will continue installing sidewalk and driveway apron...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Project Update 5/6/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on underdrain installation and started additional curb installation.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will continue installing underdrain and curb.  They may also start const...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Project Update 4/23/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on underdrain installation, pavement removal and preparation for additional curb installation.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will continue installing underdrain and preparations fo...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Project Update 4/9/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on electrical conduit installation, underdrain installation, and curb installation at intersections.  The retaining wall construction is complete. Over the next two weeks the contractor will...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Project Update 3/26/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on ditching and linear grading along both sides of the road. The retaining wall construction is nearly completed. Roadway striping for maintenance of traffic was completed. Over the next two weeks th...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Project Update 3/12/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on ditching and linear grading along both sides of the road. They also started on construction of a retaining wall and began installing electrical conduit and pull boxes on the east side of the road....

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Project Update 2/25/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has continued to install storm sewers and headwalls.   Over the next two weeks the contractor will begin installing electrical conduit and ditch grading.

SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Project Update 2/12/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has continued to install storm sewers and headwalls.   Over the next two weeks the contractor will continue installing additional storm sewers and may start electrical conduit installation.

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Project Update 1/29/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has continued to install storm sewers and headwalls and completed concrete trench repairs at Herrick Park Drive and Hines Hill Road.   Also, Hudson Public Power installed temporary street lights at the inter...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Project Update 1/15/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has installed drainage/ storm sewer work near Herrick Park Drive and poured concrete for culvert headwalls.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will be working on additional storm sewer installation, hea...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Project Update 12/21/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has installed drainage/ storm sewer work along entire project corridor.  Most of the east side storm sewer has been completed.  Over the next couple days the contractor will be continuing with drain...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Project Update 12/4/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has installed drainage/ storm sewer work along entire project corridor and installed 2 waterline services.  All waterline items have now been completed.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will ...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Project Update 11/20/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has installed drainage/storm sewer work along entire project corridor.  Waterline items have been completed except for two service connections.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will be instal...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Project Update 11/5/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has completed installation of 8 inch Akron water line near Hines Hill Road and Edge View Drive.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will be testing and chlorinating the 16 inch water line, completing wat...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Project Update 10/23/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has completed installation of 16 inch water line at the north end of the project. Over the next two weeks the contractor will be testing and chlorinating the 16 inch water line and starting installation of 8 inch wat...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Project Update 10/9/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has continued to work on the installation of 16 inch water line at the north end of the project, including installation of fire hydrants. The testing and chlorination of the 8” water line at the south end o...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Project Update 9/25/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has completed the installation of 8 inch water line at the south end of the project, installed bore pits for upcoming 16 inch water main work, completed minor grading, and started saw cutting the pavement. Over the n...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Project Update 9/15/20

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Over the past two weeks, the contractor has completed clearing and installing erosion and sediment controls along SR 91. Dominion East Ohio Gas has also finished the gas pipe relocation work. During the next two weeks. the contractor will begin water line...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 6/4/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Starting tomorrow, June 5, Dominion East Ohio Gas (EOG) Company will have their contractor beginning the gas main and service relocation work for the SR 91 N. Turn Lane project.  The gas pipe relocation work is planned at various locations along ...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 3/9/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Tree cutting has been completed along the project corridor and removal of logs will take place later this week. During the log removal work, two way traffic will be maintained.

SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 3/2/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Tree clearing has commenced on the project and is anticipated to last approximately two weeks, weather permitting. The tree removal is taking place ahead of the roadway work in order to meet the project’s environmental requirements. During the t...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 1/23/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Right-of-way acquisition is anticipated to be completed by late January, 2020.  The next step for the project is for utility companies to begin moving infrastructure (pipes, poles, etc.) that may be in conflict with the roadway improvements. In a...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 4/19/2019

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Right-of-way acquisition is on-going and anticipated to be completed later this year.  After the right-of-way acquisition process is complete, affected utility infrastructure such as telephone poles, underground gas lines, etc. will be moved in p...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project

News Flash

Posted on: July 26, 2021

Velocity Broadband Summer 2021 Update

Velocity Broadband Crew

Velocity Broadband continues to drive Hudson businesses and support residents in many ways. In its sixth year of operation, Velocity's high speed, all-fiber network provides business functions for half of all Hudson businesses. Recently, VBB announced Lit...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Hudson Senior Activities - Summer 2021 Update

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee hosts a series of events and social opportunities throughout the year for senior Hudson residents. All seniors are invited to review the current offerings for Session 1. Events include chair yoga, painting classes, Tai...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Calling All Artists and Musicians; Looking for Parade Participants

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All Hudson artists, crafters, makers, growers, food producers, and creatives are invited to showcase their talents Labor Day weekend at HUDSONmART Saturday, September 5. It's also time to host a new Celebrate Hudson Parade! Residents, organizations, teams...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Behind the Scenes of the Hudson Fireworks Show

Hudson Fireworks

The Independence Day Fireworks Celebration is a long-standing tradition in Hudson, dating back over 100 years. It began with a single fire truck with a handful of firefighters lighting fuses. Today, it's a full blown, high-tech production! Learn what goes...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Hudson City Hall Community Rooms are OPEN!

Community Rooms Hudson Commons

Did you know Hudson City Hall has several large, bright, and functional rooms available for businesses and community groups to rent? If you are interested in reserving a room, you can do so at www.hudson.oh.us/CommunityRooms. Read the full story below.

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Have You Seen the Special Fire Truck at ACE?

Aluminum Can Recycling

Next time you head south on Route 91/Darrow Road, notice the big red Fire Truck located at Ace Hardware. It's actually a large container for collecting aluminum cans! Proceeds from the value of the aluminum benefit Akron Children's Aluminum Cans for Burne...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: June 10, 2021

A New Addition to Downtown Hudson - Public Restrooms!

Restrooms Hudson Commons

Activity in downtown Hudson continues to be lively. Residents are shopping more, dining out, and enjoying the outdoor tables and seating areas on the Hudson Greens. Thanks to the implementation of the DORA, we have enjoyed a dramatic increase in the numbe...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Ready for Summer 2021 in Hudson!

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Hudson's City center is getting ready for Summer 2021. To enjoy all Hudson has to offer, outdoor improvements and enhancements are happening downtown. Read about outdoor dining, new tables for the greens, fresh paint on the Gazebo, flowers, plants, and mo...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Memorial Day in Hudson - History and Traditions

Memorial Day

Hudson is extremely fortunate to have a long tradition of remembrance, with records dating back to 1924 showing residents gathering on the greens to honor deceased veterans. Memorial Day 2021 looks a little different this year, but the commitment to honor...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Mark Your Calendar - Events are Back!

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Hudson is an active community with so many wonderful events. To help citizens keep track of events in town, the City of Hudson launched a new online, interactive Event Calendar. All events held on City property are listed on one comprehensive calendar wit...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Hudson is Open for Business!

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The economic outlook for the City of Hudson continues to be highly optimistic. Jim Stifler, Economic Development Director for the City, shared a general update with City Council. Read the full story below.

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Protecting Hudson's Historical Cemetery

Old Township Burying Ground

Hudson, founded in 1799, has always been committed to the preservation of its history. The Old Hudson Township Burying Ground, located on Chapel Street, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Abolitionist John Brown's parents Ruth and Owen...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Thank You Hudson EMS!

EMS Hudson Commons

Join us in acknowledging National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 16-22. EMS is a vital component of healthcare, public health, and public safety. Our own Hudson EMS responds to approximately 2000 calls for help each year. We are very fortunate to be...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: April 19, 2021

What is a Brine Well?

Hudson Commons Brine Well

Hudson's water treatment plant relies on salt to process and treat water for our use. The City of Hudson has historically purchased large amounts of salt from private firms for water treatment. Over the last few years, Hudson staff researched and Council ...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Shop Local. Shop Hudson!

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Our local businesses are part of what make Hudson so charming and give our community character, create vibrancy, and bring us unique experiences. 2020 was an extraordinarily difficult year for many of our local companies and stores. A collaborative digita...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Round of Golf Anyone?

Ellsworth Hudson Commons

Hudson golfers have taken full advantage of our mild spring and are enjoying playing golf at Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club. Golfers started playing the course in February, and March has been very busy with more than 2000 rounds of golf played in March alone...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Hudson Seniors are Extra Special

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee was recently formed to focus on the needs of older Hudson residents. This creative group of volunteers works together to design and provide special events and services for Hudson's senior citizens. Though the pandemic ...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 22, 2021

What are the Plans for Downtown Hudson?

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Many residents have been interested to know what the plans are for future downtown development. Hudson City Council recently announced they will be launching a new survey process to gather current public input for the vacant land at Owen Brown and Morse R...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 15, 2021

State of the City 2021

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Hudson City Manager Jane Howington delivered an encouraging State of the City Address recently. She looked back at an unprecedented year and how the community of Hudson came together to meet the challenges. The City of Hudson focused on five key areas in ...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 8, 2021

In an Emergency, Call 911!

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The Hudson Police Department Communications Center just received a complete upgrade! Hudson's Dispatchers are always there to send you help when you need it most, and they can now do so even more efficiently. The prior dispatch technology systems...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Will Spring Come to Hudson?

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With snow everywhere and frigid temperatures, it's hard to imagine spring will come. Are you looking forward to the lush hanging baskets and bountiful flower planters that make our downtown look so spectacular? Ever wondered who is responsible for choosin...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Hudson's Sidewalk and Trail Project Leaps Forward

Connectivity Hudson Commons

For many years, the City of Hudson has been working to connect more of the community via sidewalks and trails. Many residents who live in what was once the Township have requested additional sidewalks to make walking or riding into the center of town easi...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Hudson Seniors - Are You Safe From Fire in Your Home?

Fire Safe Seniors - Firefighter Tony Vilt

Hudson Fire Department (HFD) is offering the Fire Safe Seniors Program which provides FREE safety devices to Seniors (over age 65) living independently in their own homes. With the support of more than $93,000 in grant money secured from FEMA, HFD is offe...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: February 8, 2021

DORA - Downtown Hudson Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

DORA

The idea for the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area came about to support our Hudson restaurants during the pandemic, and it has turned into a successful economic approach to attract patrons to downtown Hudson as a destination for dining and entertainmen...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: February 1, 2021

City of Hudson Finishes 2020 with Strong Financial Results

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The City of Hudson General Fund closed out 2020 with an actual ending balance of $15.5 million, $5.9 million more than the estimated ending balance of $9.6 million! Read the full story below.

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Hybrid Police Cruisers are Here!

HPD New Cruiser

Hudson Police Department has new hybrid police cruisers on the road that are saving the City money while patrolling Hudson! Each vehicle is projected to save more than $7,000 while lowering HPD's carbon footprint and reducing fossil fuel consumption. Read...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Thank You to our Volunteer Boards and Commissions!

Hudson Commons

Hudson's strength is a result of our citizens' contributions of their extraordinary talents to our many boards and commissions. Thank you to our 65 civic volunteers for your time, expertise, and commitment to the City of Hudson and the 11 public meeting b...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Hudson Police Share in Holiday Spirit with Food and Gift Drive

Holiday Food and Gift Drive 2020

If you see a Hudson Police car flashing its lights behind you this month, you might be surprised at the "ticket' you received! HPD is issuing Holiday Food & Gift Drive Vouchers in lieu of tickets this season. HPD participated in No Shave November...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Lights! Camera! Action! Robotic Cameras are HERE!

Robotic Cameras

With COVID-19, the City had to look for new ways to continue operations safely for staff and residents. HCTV recently installed robotic cameras to cover Hudson High School indoor events safely and efficiently from the studio or home.

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Holiday Food Drive Supports More Than 85 Families

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Hudson Fire Department and Hudson City Schools teamed up again this year with area churches and volunteer organizations to provide much needed food and items to more than 85 families!

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 7, 2020

City Staff Launches Toy Drive to Benefit Akron Children's Hospital Patients

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With the holidays ahead, some City of Hudson staff members were looking for a new way to give back to the community, to have some fun working collaboratively, and to make the event "hands on." Of course, it had to be safe for everyone too. The i...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 6, 2020

Welcome to The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common!

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Welcome to our new series - The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common! Here you will find some good news about City of Hudson projects, events, initiatives, and other happenings every week. Check back here on Mondays for new stories, or check the Hu...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common