News Flash

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Proactive Approach to Code Enforcement Promotes Healthy, Safe Community

Common Code Violations

HUDSON, OH (August 21, 2019) – At the August 20 Council Meeting, City Manager Jane Howington provided an update on the City’s code enforcement efforts. Code inspectors respond to complaints and conduct periodic inspections of existing ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Hines Hill /Valley View Will Become a Four-Way Stop Starting 8/26

Valley View Hines Hill Intersection

HUDSON, OH (August 21, 2019) – At last night’s Council Meeting, Hudson City Council passed an Ordinance making the E. Hines Hill / Valley View intersection a four-way stop. It currently is a two-way stop. The additional signs will be a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Work Begins on Passive Park on North Oviatt Street

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HUDSON, OH (August 22, 2019) – Work began this week on the new passive park that will be constructed on North Oviatt Street at the site of the former Hudson Elementary School. Initially, crews are demolishing existing structures and pavement surfaces. The...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2019

HPD Recommends Virtual Dispatch as Cost-Effective Dispatch Center

Police Dispatch

HUDSON, OH (August 14, 2019) – New regulations are making it more expensive to operate small, independent dispatch centers in compliance with various regulatory agency mandates. Over the past few years, Hudson has explored options to regionalize...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Council to Hold Public Hearing 8/20 for Administrative Changes to LDC

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

UPDATE: The public hearing to be held by City Council on August 20 will only include proposed administrative changes to the Land Development Code (LDC). A-Frame signs, as previously stated in the below announcement, will not be considered as part of the A...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 16, 2019

New Low Fixed Rate for Natural Gas Endorsement Program

Constellation

Hudson officials would like to announce they have again chosen Constellation to provide residents and small businesses with low-cost natural gas supply following a competitive bidding process. A $2.91 per Mcf rate has been set for gas consumed for...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Mosquito Spraying in N Hudson August 20

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Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes the evening of Tuesday, August 20 in North Hudson. Spraying will begin at 8:30 p.m. and continue until completed. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Update on Brine Well Progress

Brine Well Construction

During the next few weeks, crews will be setting up the equipment and will begin drilling the brine well at the Water Treatment Plant on W. Streetsboro Street. There will be some noise during the daytime hours due to drilling. Drilling will not take place...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Hudson Named Top U.S. City in Top 30 Intelligent Communities

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Hudson was ranked as the top U.S. city in the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) comprehensive ranking of intelligent communities ranked by Broadband, one of the criteria of intelligent communities in the ICF Method. Hudson was 6th in the overall internati...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 7, 2019

What's Next with Downtown Phase II

Downtown Phase II Logo

HUDSON, OH (August 7, 2019) – Several steps remain before the Downtown Phase II development would receive final approval and construction could begin. The project will follow the same process as other planned developments as required by Hudson’s Land Deve...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Mosquito Spraying in S Hudson This Week

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Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes the evening of Tuesday, August 13 in South Hudson. Spraying will begin at 8:30 p.m. and continue until completed. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Deer Season Begins Sept. 28; Info on Hines Hill Hunting

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Ohio's bow-hunting deer season begins September 28, 2019 and will run through February 2, 2020. Controlled deer hunting with bow and arrow or crossbow are the only types of hunting permitted in Hudson. Bow hunting is permitted on areas of at least five ac...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2019

New Water Bottle Fill Station is Here!

Water Refill Station

National Farmers Market Week is August 4-10, and the Hudson Farmers Market will be celebrating on Saturday, August 10 with Community Days.

The new Water Bottle Refill Station has arrived and will make its first appearance at the August 10 Farmers Market. T...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Mosquito Spraying in SW and SE Hudson This Week

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Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes the evening of Wednesday, August 7 in Southwest Hudson and the evening of Thursday, August 8 in Southeast Hudson. Spraying will begin at 8:30 p.m. and continue until completed. If the weather prevents spray...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 1, 2019

City Moving Forward on Brine Well Construction

Brine Well Construction

Authorized by City Council in February of 2019, the City is moving forward with construction of a brine well. Contractors have been working in preparation for construction of the well to be located off SR 303 near the City’s water treatment plan...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Council Authorizes Purchase of Hybrid Police Vehicles

Ford Hybrid Interceptor

At the July 30 City Council meeting, Council authorized the purchase of three hybrid police vehicles to replace aging vehicles in the fleet. The vehicles are scheduled to be replaced as part of the City’s ongoing fleet maintenance program. All t...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Hudson Headlines - Taxes

Hudson Headlines Taxes

On this episode of Hudson Headlines, we're going to give you a quick walk through of how your taxes make the City of Hudson run, and how the City uses this revenue in a fiscally responsible manner to be able to provide services for residents today and int...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2019

City Council Discusses Adding More Money for Roads in 5-Year Plan

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HUDSON, OH (July 25, 2019) – At Tuesday's Workshop, City Council began discussions on the 5-Year Plan and budget, including investing in Hudson’s future by authorizing $5 million to accelerate Hudson’s road program, allowing more roads to be resurfaced mo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Job Opening: Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Workers

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The City of Hudson is accepting applications for Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Workers. This is routine manual work in the maintenance of municipal golf course grounds, parks, and cemeteries. Work involves the operation of small power mowers, and the opera...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2019

City Hall Renovations Include Community Rooms for Residents

Meeting Rooms

HUDSON, OH (July 23, 2019) – One of Council’s strategic goals has been to build or purchase a facility to house all City administration functions in one location and eliminate current leased space. The cost to build a new 14,000 sq. ft...

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Additional Info... City News & Updates
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Focus on Hudson Arriving in Mailboxes this Week

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As part of the City's ongoing effort to increase communications to citizens, Hudson has launched Focus on Hudson, a monthly newsletter with stories about programs, projects, and initiatives in city government. The first issue is arriving in mailboxes this...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Hudson Headlines - Common Traffic Violations

Hudson Headlines - Traffic Violations

In this week's episode of Hudson Headlines, Rhonda talks with Hudson Police Chief Perry Tabak about common traffic violations occurring in Hudson, and how to avoid having to hear the words "Do you know why I pulled you over?" Watch below!

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Restoration of 178 N. Main Street in Progress

178 North Main

The property owner of Hudson Oriental Rug and 178 N. Main Street is currently repairing and restoring their building. As significant restoration work is in progress, the property may look a bit untidy due to construction. 

Please use caution using...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Mosquito Spraying in S and SE Hudson Begins Week of 7/21

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Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes the evening of Tuesday, July 23 in Southeast Hudson and the evening of Thursday, July 25 in South Hudson. Spraying will begin at 8:30 p.m. and continue until completed. If the weather prevents spraying, the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Check Out the City's Interactive Construction Maps

Construction Maps

Over the last few years, Council has continued to put more money into upgrading our roadways. Wondering if your road is on the construction schedule? Curious to see what construction projects are going on around you? Recently, Hudson launched online, inte...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Attention Neighborhood Associations!

Neighborhood Associations

The City of Hudson strives to regularly reach out to neighborhood associations and groups with communications regarding City projects, initiatives, and information relevant to your neighborhood. In addition, informational meetings with City staff can be a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 12, 2019

HPD Seeking Information About Recent Counterfeit Currency Incidents

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The Hudson Police Department is attempting to identify the male in the below photographs who recently passed counterfeit currency at local businesses. Anyone with information on the subject in the photo is asked to contact Detective Brian Kozel at (330) 3...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Modified Downtown Phase II Plan to be Submitted to Planning Commission  for Review/Approval

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HUDSON, OH (July 10, 2019) – At last night’s Workshop, City Council reached a consensus to submit a modified Downtown Phase II plan to Planning Commission for review and approval.

Based on input from the community at many public work se...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 2, 2019

City Council Meetings Live Stream Back Online

LIVE

The equipment used to livestream City Council and other board meetings is back online after an equipment failure a few weeks ago. The July 9 City Council Special Meeting and Workshop and other scheduled board meetings can be viewed in real-time h...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 27, 2019

ICF Summit Offers Information and Opportunities

Jane and Jim

Not more than 10 years ago, the City of Hudson government was largely paper-dependent, often requiring citizens to come into our offices to fill out forms, pay utilities, and sign up for programs. Over the years, Hudson has increased its focus on technolo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Brine Well Project to Begin Monday, July 1

Brine Well

Construction of the Brine Well project is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 1, 2019. Work will begin with installation of new monitoring wells on the west side of the City’s Water Treatment Plant throughout the month of July. In late July and A...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 28, 2019

EAC Raises Funds for Water Bottle Refill Station

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Thanks to the efforts of the Hudson Environmental Awareness Committee, the City has purchased a water bottle refill station that will be set up at all major city events after it arrives in about a month. You can refill your stainless steel or plastic wate...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Hudson Headlines is Back!

Fireworks

It's time for Hudson Headlines, our new show where we bring you timely news & info about what's happening right here in Hudson. This week's topic is the 2019 Independence Day Fireworks Celebration with a preview of a new addition this year: food truck...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Volunteers Needed for Fireworks Clean Up

Volunteers Needed

Keep Hudson Beautiful needs YOUR help cleaning up after the Fireworks Display next week! Clean up will be held on Saturday, July 6 from 8-10 a.m. at Barlow Farm Park. Volunteers will meet at the pavilion near the concessions stand and playground. Gloves, ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Update on W. Prospect Street Work

Road Work Ahead Sign

The closure on W. Prospect Street will move down the road to 1715 W. Prospect Street on Monday, June 24. This section of the road was not originally on the schedule, but it was found that the pipe in this section also needs replaced. 

Once the wor...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Downtown Phase II Developer Discussion - June 18, 2019

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At the June 18 City Council Meeting, Council met with Downtown Phase II developer Joel Testa to discuss input received from citizens during the three recent public work sessions. Council asked for the developer’s input regarding the frequently h...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Skateboard Park Discussion - June 18, 2019

Hudson Skatepark Drawing Updated 6-2019

At the June 18 City Council meeting, legislation requesting an additional $75,000 to enlarge the footprint of the previously authorized skateboard park renovation was on the agenda for a first reading. Hudson Park Board Chairman Keith Smith spoke to Counc...

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Additional Info... City News & Updates
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Officer Kate Hill Joins Hudson Police Department

Swearing in Kate Hill

Last week, Officer Kate Hill was sworn in by Mayor Basil as a Police Officer with the Hudson Police Department. Officer Hill has worked for the Barberton Police Department since 2016. She attended the University of Akron Police Academy and earned her mast...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Introducing Hudson Headlines!

Hudson Headlines

It's time for Hudson Headlines - our new show where we will bring you timely news and information about what's happening right here in Hudson! Our first topic: Roads. Watch the first episode below.

You can find the Annual Road Programs story map here:https...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Hudson Independence Day Fireworks Celebration Behind the Scenes

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For more than 100 years, the Independence Day Firework Celebration has been a Hudson tradition. Watch the video below for a glimpse of what it takes to put on this amazing show!

Thank you to ForTec Medical, Burton D. Morgan Foundation, residents, and busin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2019

W. Prospect Closure Begins Monday

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UPDATE 6/21/19: The closure on W. Prospect Street will move down the road to 1715 W. Prospect Street on Monday, June 24. This section of the road was not originally on the schedule, but it was found the pipe in this section also needs replaced. O...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Council Considers Adaptive Signal Technology

Hudson Signal Locations Map

At the June 11 City Council Workshop, Hudson City Council watched a presentation on adaptive signal technology and how it can improve traffic flow and throughout the City. 

What is Adaptive Signal Technology?

In the simplest terms, adaptive signal ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Hudson Festival Days Are Almost Here!

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Hudson Festival Days kicks off a weekend full of events beginning this Thursday!

Hudson Festival Days Events and Activities:

Hudson Home and Garden TourThursday, June 13; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.Friday, June 14; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Event Info...

Ice Cream SocialFriday, ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Downtown Phase II Update 6/7/19

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Thank you to all those who attended the City's three work sessions held to gather suggestions for modifications to the Downtown Phase II plan. A list of comments received during those sessions and by email can be viewed on the City's website (click here f...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste Beginning June 6

Hazardous Waste

Looking for a way to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) such as gasoline, varnish, fluorescent lights, batteries, bathroom cleaners, etc.? ReWorks' Hazardous Waste Recycling Center provides Summit County residents with a free and safe option for r...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Private Fireworks Display June 8

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Western Reserve Academy's alumni event will have a private fireworks display on Saturday, June 8 around dusk.

City News & Updates
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Akron's Middleton Road Waterline Project Has Begun

Road Work Ahead Sign

Construction has begun on Akron's Middleton Road Waterline Replacement project. The work has started at the intersection of Stow Road and Middleton Road. Two way traffic is being maintained by police officers. Expect delays in this area. The entire projec...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Downtown Phase II Update 6/3/19

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The second of three Downtown Phase II public work sessions was held on Saturday.  Approximately 50 people attended to speak with individual council members and provide their suggestions for modifications to the Downtown Phase II plan.  C...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2019

City Council Adds Downtown Phase II Work Session on June 1

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Hudson City Council has added a Downtown Phase II Work Session on Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. at Town Hall. This session was added to accommodate residents who can’t make weekday evening meetings. The work sessions are to allow residents to s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Come Out to Bike-N-Brainstorm June 1

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Have thoughts on how to improve biking in Hudson? Join the City of Hudson and AMATS for an on-road bike ride around the city followed by a brainstorming session to discuss your ideas. The 7-mile bike ride will highlight planned connectivity projects aroun...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Event Season Kicks Off This Weekend!

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Memorial Day ParadeMonday, May 2710 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

The annual American Legion Family Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10:00 am from Milford Rd and will conclude with a service at Markillie Cemetery. More info...

Holy Trinity Anglican Church Memorial ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Leadership Hudson Announces Grand Opening of Fitness Trail

Cascade Park

The Leadership Hudson Class of 2016 is proud to announce the official grand opening of their class project to benefit the community. The public is invited to the unveiling of a new fitness trail at Cascade Park on Wednesday, June 5th at 5 pm. Cascade Park...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Handling Emergencies West of the Hines Hill Railroad Crossing

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Train traffic has increased over the years, with approximately 70 trains traveling through Hudson each day. Often, it can take 10 minutes or more for a train to clear the crossing and allow vehicles through.

In an emergency, minutes count. To plan for dela...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Where do I Vote in Tomorrow's Election?

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Not sure where you go to vote in tomorrow's Primary Election?  Visit the Summit County Board of Elections website, type in your street number, street direction, and street name for your polling location. The polls are open between 6:30 a.m. and 7...

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Additional Info... City News & Updates
Posted on: May 1, 2019

First & Main Supports Downtown Phase II

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Today, we received the following letter from Randy Ruttenberg, Principal of Fairmount Properties and First & Main in support of Downtown Phase II.
On Saturday, October 9, 2004 Tom and Joy Murdough, along with Fairmount Properties and many Hudson citize...
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City News & Updates

News Flash

Posted on: August 21, 2019

Hines Hill /Valley View Will Become a Four-Way Stop Starting 8/26

Valley View Hines Hill Intersection

HUDSON, OH (August 21, 2019) – At last night’s Council Meeting, Hudson City Council passed an Ordinance making the E. Hines Hill / Valley View intersection a four-way stop. It currently is a two-way stop. The additional signs will be added on Monday morni...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2019

HPD Recommends Virtual Dispatch as Cost-Effective Dispatch Center

Police Dispatch

HUDSON, OH (August 14, 2019) – New regulations are making it more expensive to operate small, independent dispatch centers in compliance with various regulatory agency mandates. Over the past few years, Hudson has explored options to regionalize or combin...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Council to Hold Public Hearing 8/20 for Administrative Changes to LDC

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

On Tuesday, August 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Hudson City Council will hold a public hearing for citizen input on the proposed administrative changes to the Land Development Code (LDC). As directed by Council, the proposed changes are administrative i...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: August 7, 2019

What's Next with Downtown Phase II

Downtown Phase II Logo

HUDSON, OH (August 7, 2019) – Several steps remain before the Downtown Phase II development would receive final approval and construction could begin. The project will follow the same process as other planned developments as required by Hudson’s Land Deve...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: August 1, 2019

City Moving Forward on Brine Well Construction

Brine Well Construction

Authorized by City Council in February of 2019, the City is moving forward with construction of a brine well. Contractors have been working in preparation for construction of the well to be located off SR 303 near the City’s water treatment plant.&nbs...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Council Authorizes Purchase of Hybrid Police Vehicles

Ford Hybrid Interceptor

At last night’s City Council meeting, Council authorized the purchase of three hybrid police vehicles to replace aging vehicles in the fleet. The vehicles are scheduled to be replaced as part of the City’s ongoing fleet maintenance program. All three of t...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2019

City Council Discusses Adding More Money for Roads in 5-Year Plan

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HUDSON, OH (July 25, 2019) – At Tuesday's Workshop, City Council began discussions on the 5-Year Plan and budget, including investing in Hudson’s future by authorizing $5 million to accelerate Hudson’s road program, allowing ...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2019

City Hall Renovations Include Community Rooms for Residents

Meeting Rooms

HUDSON, OH (July 23, 2019) – One of Council’s strategic goals has been to build or purchase a facility to house all City administration functions in one location and eliminate current leased space. The cost to build a new 14,000 sq. ft. facility (smaller ...

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Additional Info... Council News and Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Downtown Phase II Developer Discussion - June 18, 2019

DTP2 Map Cropped

At last night’s City Council Meeting, Council met with Downtown Phase II developer Joel Testa to discuss input received from citizens during the three recent public work sessions. Council asked for the developer’s input regarding the f...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Skateboard Park Discussion - June 18, 2019

Hudson Skatepark Drawing Updated 6-2019

At last night’s City Council meeting, legislation requesting an additional $75,000 to enlarge the footprint of the previously authorized skateboard park renovation was on the agenda for a first reading. Hudson Park Board Chairman Keith Smith spo...

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Council News and Updates

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 18, 2019

Restoration of 178 N. Main Street in Progress

178 North Main

The property owner of 178 N. Main Street, where the Hudson Oriental Rug store is located, is currently repairing and restoring the building. As restoration is in progress, the property may look a bit untidy due to construction. 

Please use caution...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Update on W. Prospect Street Work

Road Work Ahead Sign

UPDATE 7/3/19 4:55 p.m.: This work is now complete and the road is now open.

The closure on W. Prospect Street will move down the road to 1715 W. Prospect Street on Monday, June 24. This section of the road was not originally on the schedule, but it was fo...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Akron's Middleton Road Waterline Project Has Begun

Road Work Ahead Sign

Construction has begun on Akron's Middleton Road Waterline Replacement project. The work has started at the intersection of Stow Road and Middleton Road. Two way traffic is being maintained by police officers. The entire project is estimated to last 200 d...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

SR 8 Pavement Replacement Project Update

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Update from ODOT: Beginning on Monday, March 11 until further notice, SR 8 northbound and southbound between Graham Rd. and SR 303 will have various daily lane restrictions for roadway construction. This $58 million pavement reconstruction project is sche...

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Road Construction Updates