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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Join Us for the Annual Memorial Day Parade May 27

HPD Color Guard Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day ParadeMonday, May 27, 201810 AM - 11:30 AM

The parade will assemble on Milford Road which is closed to through traffic starting at 8:00 am. The parade steps off from Milford Road at 10 a.m. and will conclude with a service at Markillie Cemeter...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Scouts Participate in Park Cleanup

Scouts Clean Up 2019

Recently nearly 100 Hudson Scouts BSA, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their families participated in the First Annual Scout Volunteer Day to cleanup Hudson Springs Park and Veteran’s Way Park. 

Serving in partnership with the Hudson Parks ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Recycle Curbside Through Your Regular Trash Hauler

Recycling

To encourage residents to recycle, City Council has made recycling easy by mandating that all Hudson trash haulers offer recycling as part of their regular trash collection services, without an additional fee. It’s much easier to recycle curbside, rather ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Live Stream of City Meetings Currently Unavailable

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We are currently experiencing problems with our live-streaming equipment for City meetings. We are working with the vendor on a solution. Meetings will still be video recorded and will be available to view the day following each meeting. Meeting agendas c...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Don't Miss the Hudson EMS Open House May 19

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Find out how our Hudson EMS is "Called to Care" for our community at the EMS Open House on Sunday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Safety Center, 40 South Oviatt Street. Children can enjoy playing in the bounce house and everyone can enjoy ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Help Beautify Hudson Cemeteries May 18

Planting Flowers

You're invited to help make the Hudson cemeteries beautiful for Memorial Day! Keep Hudson Beautiful will be cleaning up and planting flowers at Markillie-St. Mary Cemetery on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. in honor of those who gave the ultimate s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2019

City Hall Project History and Status

City Hall Update

Learn the facts about the history and status of the new City Hall project by watching the City Manager’s Report at a recent Council Meeting below. More information about this project can be found on the project webpage.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 10, 2019

It's Public Service Recognition Week!

Public Service Recognition Week

This week is Public Service Recognition Week! Americans are served every single day by public servants at the federal, state, county and local levels, and these unsung heroes do the work that keeps our communities and nation functioning. Day in and day ou...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 18, 2019

It's Tornado Season!

tornado

The weather in Ohio can turn severe within seconds. We experienced this this past Sunday (4/14/19) when the weather looked clear, but the tornado sirens went off due to a Tornado Warning for Summit County. Watch the video below to learn what it means when...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Handling Emergencies West of the Hines Hill Railroad Crossing

railroad crossing

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

Fairmount

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
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Downtown Phase II: Office Space

Downtown Phase II Logo

Learn about the office space included in Downtown Phase II by watching the video below. More info can be found on the project webpage: https://www.hudson.oh.us/1115/Office-Space-Retail

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Exercise Your Right to Vote on May 7

Let your voice be heard. (1)

The Primary Election is coming up next week on Tuesday, May 7. Polls are open between 6:30 AM and 7:30 PM. Be prepared and find your polling location, early voting hours, view your ballot, and more using the links below. Exercise your right to vote on May...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Downtown Phase II: Economic Impacts

Economic Benefit

Find out about the economic impacts of Downtown Phase II by watching the video below. More information can be found here.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Reminder: Recycling Drop Off Closing May 1

Recycling Center

Reminder: The recycling drop off area located at Oak Grove Park will be closed permanently beginning May 1. At this time, there are no plans to reopen or relocate the recycling drop off area. However, free curbside recycling is available to all Hudson res...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Get the Facts: SR 91 North Turn Lane Project

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The SR 91 North Turn Lane Project runs from Brandywine Drive north to Middleton Road. We are NOT WIDENING North Main Street in the downtown area. The project is part of City Council’s focus on improving the City roadways, and is designed to impr...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2019

Water Bottle Proceeds to Go Towards a Water Bottle Filling Station

Keep Hudson Beautiful Water Bottles and Filling Station

Keep Hudson Beautiful water bottles are now available for $12 at Destination Hudson. The City of Hudson and the Environmental Awareness Committee are selling these bottles to raise funds for the purchase of a water bottle filling station. 

When pu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Private Fireworks Display 4/27

Fireworks

American Fireworks will hold its private Demo Night on Saturday, April 27 at dusk. A large number of traditional fireworks will be demonstrated. This event is not open to the public, but the fireworks will be visible from many areas of Hudson.

City News & Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2019

HPD Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs April 27

Take Back Day 2019

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Hudson Police Department (HPD) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dan...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Akron Water Customers May Experience Decreased Pressure

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Akron Water customers in Hudson may experience a minimal decrease in pressure beginning today through Monday, April 29. Akron Water is conducting a connection test of the Stow Road Emergency Connection water main. If you experience discolored water, run f...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Left Turn Lane Closure on SR 91 North April 29

Road Closed

Crews will be repairing a catch basin on the southwest corner of SR 91 and SR 303 on Monday, April 29. The left turn lane northbound on SR 91 will be closed and there will be no left hand turns northbound. The work is expected to take place between 9 a.m....

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2019

Ingleside Bridge Replacement Public Meeting May 1

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Hudson is performing the design and environmental analysis for the Ingleside Drive Bridge, that will include removing and replacing the bridge over Brandywine Creek. An Open House will be held on May 1, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the City Municipal Se...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Get the Facts: Who Would Pay for Downtown Phase II?

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Most of the investment in Downtown Phase II would be paid for by the developer. The developer will receive NO TAX ABATEMENTS for this project. 

Currently, the City has invested approximately $10 million in the cost to purchase the land, build a ne...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Hudson Police Issue Arrest Warrants for Car Theft Suspect

Roberts J Zumock Jr

UPDATE: Robert J. Zumock, Jr. has been arrested.

On April 17, 2019 the Hudson Police Department issued arrest warrants for 32-year-old ROBERT J. ZUMOCK, JR of Streetsboro on the following charges:  Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Receiving Stolen ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Economic Development Year in Review

2018 ED Year in Review Graphic

During last night's Council Meeting, Economic Development Director Jim Stifler presented the economic development year in review.  Read the summary of the presentation here.  View the presentation by clicking on the #9 Discussion Item se...

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Additional Info... City News & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Downtown Phase II: Traffic and Parking

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Learn about the City’s plans to address traffic impacts in Downtown Phase II by watching the video below. More info: https://www.hudson.oh.us/1026/Traffic 

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Barlow Road Closure Begins April 15

Road Closed

As part of the Annual Asphalt Program, a section of Barlow Road will be lowered, from Towbridge Drive to the Metro Bike Trail. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 15. Barlow Road will be closed for approximately 3 to 5 days from Terex Road to Towb...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Hydrant Flushing to Continue Through April 19

fire hydrant

Hydrant flushing in Hudson will continue through Friday, April 19. Residents may notice discolored water for a short time during the flushing program. If your water is discolored, run it until it becomes clear. Even if water is discolored, it is safe to d...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Clock Tower Faces Refurbishing Begins April 15

Clock Tower

What?

As part of the City’s clock tower maintenance plan, the clock faces will be refurbished beginning Monday, April 15. The faces of the clock are comprised of a plexiglass type of glass, wood framing, and cast-iron numerals. All these componen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Get the Facts - What's the status of 94 Owen Brown?

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The City has secured the right of first refusal for the one-acre 94 Owen Brown parcel as part of the agreement to purchase four acres, including Windstream's 100 Owen Brown building, which is now being demolished. The right of first refusal means Windstre...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Juuling Education Event to be Held for Parents

Juuling poster

Hudson Community First is holding an information session for parents to learn about the dangers and addictive nature of e-cigarettes/Juuling. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 30 in the Hudson High School Media Center.

Schedule of Events:

6:30 - 7:00...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Hudson's Downtown Phase II Project

Downtown Phase II

Want to know more about Downtown Phase II? Watch the video below that offers facts about the development to help educate and inform citizens about the project. For more information about Downtown Phase II, visit the project page.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Hudson Named Global Top7 Intelligent Community by ICF

Top7 Hudson Logo

The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) named Hudson, Ohio a Top7 Intelligent Community of 2019. The global Top7 list includes communities from the United States, Canada, Australia, and Taiwan. One of these communities will be named the Intelligent Communit...

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Hudson's Journey to Intelligent Community City News & Updates
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Annual Asphalt and Concrete Programs to Begin This Month

Barlow Road Picture

The annual Asphalt Resurfacing Program and Concrete Program are yearly projects that aim to improve roadways throughout the City.

The annual Concrete Program will begin on Monday April 1 at Hudson Fire Department. One lane will be closed on South Oviatt St...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2019

SR 303 Entrance Ramp Closures to SR 8 Evening of 4/9

Road Closed

Road Construction Update from ODOT: Beginning on Tuesday evening, April 9, at 8 p.m. the ramps from SR 303 to SR 8 northbound and southbound will be closed through Wednesday morning, April 10 at 6 a.m. for pavement repairs. The detour will be Chi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Where to Place Political Signs

Yard Sign

With the primary election on May 7, political signs are popping up throughout the City. Hudson welcomes political signs, but they must be placed on private property (with the permission of the property owner) and not in the public right-of-way. Signs also...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Learn More About Housing Options in Downtown Phase II

Housing

With Hudson’s aging demographics, Downtown Phase II will offer housing styles for baby boomers who want to downsize and stay in Hudson and young professionals who like to live close to where they work. Town homes with first-floor masters, sidewa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Velocity Broadband Isn't Just for Business Anymore

Fiber Line Addresses

The City of Hudson has announced that additional addresses along the existing City-owned and operated fiber line are now eligible to sign up for Velocity Broadband internet and phone service. The goal of Velocity Broadband is to enable connectivity and co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Recent Burglaries in Nearby Cities Involving Vacant Homes

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The Hudson Police Department has become aware of a recent rash of burglaries involving vacant homes listed for sale. These burglaries have occurred in surrounding communities, including Stow, Bath, Richfield, and Akron. The burglars are stealing furnishin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Leadership Hudson - Creating an Intelligent Community

Taste of Hudson

Leadership Hudson educates individuals who live and work in Hudson about the city government, schools, businesses, and organizations that make up the community. Throughout its 17 years, Leadership Hudson classes have collaborated to make innovative additi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Drug Safe Hudson - Creating an Intelligent Community

2018 Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Hudson Police Department, the Hudson Community Foundation, Hudson Community First, and Hudson High School students have co-created a broad and inclusive coalition called Drug Safe Hudson, taking efforts into their own hands to prevent drug abuse and a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Statewide Tornado Drill is 3/20

Statewide Tornado Drill

Hudson will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill on Wednesday, March 20 at 9:50 a.m. as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. The drill is on a weather-permitting basis and the sirens will not be activated if threatening weather exists.

City News & Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2019

RAMCO - Creating an Intelligent Community

RAMCO

A few years ago, the City of Hudson and RAMCO Specialities, Inc. worked together to find a solution where this innovative company could stay and grow in Hudson. Fast forward to today and Hudson is home to RAMCO and its 165,000-square-foot state-of-the-art...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

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 13, 2019

HPP Recognized for Reliable Electric Service to the Community

HPP Reliability

Hudson Public Power has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2018. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association, a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned e...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Stormwater Open House is March 20

Morse Road Existing Site

The City of Hudson encourages the public to attend an open house and share their thoughts regarding the proposed stormwater management design for the proposed Downtown Phase II development.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Bar...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Ellsworth Meadows Gearing Up For Season With Improvements

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club, owned and operated by the City of Hudson, made several improvements to the course last year that will enhance the golfing experience for golfers this season.

The newly redesigned 9th Hole opened last season to great reviews. Th...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Visit Us at the Hudson Community Expo March 16

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We'll be at the Hudson Community Expo Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hudson High School! Stop by to chat with some of our Hudson Council members and Mayor Basil, find City department information, and visit our booths:

Hudson Police Department...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Hack18 - Creating an Intelligent Community

Hack 18

In 2018, the City of Hudson and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation held a civic Hackathon called Innovate Hudson: Hack18. This event, held during Global Entrepreneurship Week, brought together students from Hudson City Schools, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Acad...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

SR 8 Pavement Replacement Project Update

SR 8 sign

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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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Spring forward! Time to test your smoke alarm batteries

Spring forward check smoke alarms

Daylight Savings Time begins this weekend! On Sunday, March 10th at 2 a.m., clocks will spring forward one hour. In addition to remembering to change your clocks, this is a great time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

Did you know 3 out of 5 ho...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Owen Brown Street Closed Sunday

owen brown closure

The Hudson Water Department will be replacing a water valve on Owen Brown Street between Lennox and Morse on Sunday, March 10. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thank you for your patience during this necessary work.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Seton Catholic School - Creating an Intelligent Community

Harvesting Tower Garden

Seton Catholic School, with a student body of approximately 420, has integrated extensive sustainability initiatives into its facilities and curriculum. The students at Seton Catholic are learning to be mindful of human impact on the planet and to think a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Hudson Library - Creating an Intelligent Community

Library

As a community leader, the Hudson Library & Historical Society promotes digital equality by introducing, educating, and empowering the community through the latest technological advancements. Learn about the multitude of programs and opportunities the...

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Hudson Library - Creating an Intelligent Community City News & Updates
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Downtown Phase II will be on May 7 Election Ballot

Render 1 - Morse Road Looking North

City Council has authorized placing a ballot issue for an advisory vote on the May 7 primary election. Like the advisory election held for First & Main, this issue asks voters if the City should continue with development of Downtown Phase II.

The quest...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Hudson City Schools - Creating an Intelligent Community

Digital Equality

Hudson City School District's focus on digital equality, innovation, sustainability, extensively preparing students for college and the workforce, and more has aided in positioning Hudson for the future. Learn about Hudson City School District's exciting ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Council Renews Preferred Hauler Contract with Republic Services

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On February 19, City Council approved a new three-year contract with Republic Services as the City’s Preferred Trash and Recycling Hauler. The purpose of the Preferred Hauler Program is to offer quality services at lower prices to residents. Wit...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2019

WRA - Creating an Intelligent Community

WRA Innovation

Hudson is embracing a culture of innovation, problem solving, and collaboration in order for Hudson to remain relevant while preserving its significant history. The City is focused on collaborating with local schools, organizations, and businesses to fost...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

It's Pothole Season - Report It with Engage Hudson

Engage Hudson

The extreme changes in temperature plus the amount of rain throughout the last few weeks has taken a toll on Hudson’s roadways, and potholes have been popping up more often. Potholes can form in a matter of minutes due to the expansion and contr...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Sign Up for Rain Barrel Workshop March 16

Green on Green Rain Barrel  Workshop

The City and Tinker's Creek Watershed Partners are offering two Rain Barrel Workshop sessions at the Hudson Community Expo on Saturday, March 16! Learn how to make your own rain barrel, how to use it, and how it is a great way to conserve water. Participa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Real Estate Tax Relief Available to Victims of Recent Storm

Summit Fiscal Office

Akron, Ohio, February 25, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that real estate tax relief will be available to residents who have sustained damage to their property in the wake of the recent sto...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Downtown Phase II Architectural Renderings Now Available

DTHP2 Render - Road A Looking West

What will Downtown Phase II look like? Architectural renderings of Downtown Phase II are now on our website. These are conceptual drawings that will begin discussions toward finalizing the architecture of the project, which would go through City Council a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 24, 2019

State of the City 2019

2019 State of the City

On Wednesday, January 23, Hudson City Manager Jane Howington, Chief Innovation Officer Paul Leedham, Chief Economic Officer Jim Stifler, and Community Relations Manager Rhonda Kadish delivered the 2019 State of the City Address at the Hudson Chamber of Co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Letter from the Council President on Downtown Phase II

Letter from Bill Wooldredge 10-24-2018

Following is a letter from Council President Bill Wooldredge regarding Downtown Phase II.  To view the letter, click here.

October 24, 2018

To all Hudson residents and businesses:

     As Hudson City Council President, I s...

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