The City of Hudson City Council has announced one upcoming vacancy for the Military and Veterans’ Commission for a full three-year term beginning on March 1, 2024. The open vacancy must be filled by a resident of the City of Hudson.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Military and Veterans' Commission
The purpose of the Commission is to act in an advisory capacity to City Council and the City Manager to create and maintain an atmosphere contributing to the respect and appreciation for past and current members of the United States Armed Forces, and to enrich the lives of Hudson residents and visitors through honoring said military members and recognizing the tremendous value of their service to the United States of America.
- Each member must be a resident of Hudson for two years preceding appointment and must remain a resident for the duration of their term.
- Honorable Service Requirement: Each member must have served, or be currently serving, in the United States Armed Forces. Each veteran member should have received either an honorable or general (under honorable conditions) discharge.
- Active-duty service during hostilities: Each member must have served on active duty during hostilities in a war, campaign, or expedition on foreign soil or in hostile waters. Service may be shown by reference to any of the following:
- The veteran’s DD-214 form confirms that they have been awarded a campaign medal or served during a period of recognized hostility.
- If a veteran’s DD-214 form has not been completed, they can contact the National Personnel Records Center online or at (314) 801-0800 to request more information for the purpose of demonstrating eligibility.
How to Apply
To apply, please complete the online Boards and Commissions Application. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 12. For questions regarding applications, please call Hudson Clerk of Council Aparna Wheeler at (330) 342-1795.