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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Council Accepting Applications for Opening on BZBA

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City Council is currently accepting applications for an opening on the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals. This appointment will be for a partial term ending January 1, 2023. Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 12.

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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.

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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 11, 2021

A Message from Chief Tabak About Recent Stolen Vehicles

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January 11, 2021 - A Message from Hudson Police Chief Perry Tabak Concerning Stolen Vehicles

This morning our officers took reports involving three stolen vehicles from a neighborhood in the southeast area of the City. All vehicles were unlocked with keys ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

City's Interactive Search Tools Offer Easy Access

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Did you know the City of Hudson provides several easy-to-use search tools, data dashboards, and interactive maps for residents? Welcome to the Hudson Data Hub! Find information about services such as utilities and cemeteries, or view data displays for dep...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Now Accepting Applications for Utility Billing Specialist

Utility Billing Specialist

The City of Hudson is seeking applicants for the position of Utility Billing Specialist in the Utility Billing Office and the Public Works Administration Office. Applications will be accepted through Friday, January 29.

What's the role?

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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 8, 2021

Aluminum Can Recycling For a Good Cause Available at ACE

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Did you know there's a collection container at ACE Hardware where you can donate and recycle your empty aluminum cans for a great cause? This collection supports children through Akron Children's Aluminum Cans for Burned Children program...

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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!

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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 22, 2020

Stay Safe During the Holidays

Coronavirus Update

From Governor DeWine: Adhering to these simple steps over the holidays can help prevent a post-holiday surge of COVID-19 after Christmas and New Year's. It's up to all of us to stop the spread. Need some ideas to celebrate the holidays safely? Check the O...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Recycle Your Christmas Tree with the Merry Mulch Program

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With Hudson's Merry Mulch Program, residents can set their live Christmas trees by the curb for the City to pick up and process into a natural mulch product. The program begins the week of January 4 and the last round of pick up begins January 20...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Hudson Police Share in Holiday Spirit with Food and Gift Drive

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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 22, 2020

Add Recycling to Your Holiday List this Year

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With COVID-19 still among us, the holidays will be very different this year. Although there may not be large holiday gatherings, you can still help protect the environment by recycling all season long. Consider it a holiday gift to planet Earth.

When servi...

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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
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Council Meeting Summary for December 15, 2021

City Council Update

HUDSON, OH (December 16, 2020) – At last night’s City Council meeting, Council discussed possible types of small business relief and Hudson Police hybrid energy-saving vehicles and the graphics on the new cruisers. The meeting began early, with Council go...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Residential Leaf Collection Program Ends with Record Amount of Leaves!

Leaf Collection

A record year of leaf collection in Hudson this year! Nearly 20,000 cubic yards of leaves were collected, while keeping costs down over prior years. This is the highest amount collected since the inception of the program in 2007. The 2020 program ended at...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Complimentary Transportation Available for Hudson Seniors

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Sedan or Van Transportation - Hudson is offering complimentary transportation for Hudson Seniors age 60 or over! Funds for this program are being provided as a pilot from a limited On the Table grant to Rejoice! Lutheran Church in Hudson through the Akron...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Hudson Resident Continues Tradition of Donating Gazebo Tree

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Thank you to Hudson resident Kathy Harrison for donating the large Christmas tree in the Gazebo! Your generous contribution year after year always completes the holiday decorations downtown and is appreciated by many. Head downtown in the evening to see t...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Holiday Food Drive Supports More Than 85 Families

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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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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Pavement Testing on Terex Road on Monday

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Please be advised that a pavement/soil testing company will be on Terex Road starting on Monday, December 14 at 7:30 AM collecting pavement samples for an upcoming project.  Small work zones will be setup at various locations throughout the day b...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Last Leaf Pickup in NW and SE Quadrants Begins December 8

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The last pick up of the Residential Leaf Collection Program will resume Tuesday, December 8 in the Northwest and Southeast quadrants. Leaf crews are aiming to have the program completed by Thursday, December 10 at noon to allow crews to switch back to sno...

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City News & Updates
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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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Summit County Moves to Purple/Level 4 on Ohio Public Health Advisory System

Coronavirus Update

From Summit County Public Health: Summit County has moved from Risk Level 3/ Red into Risk Level 4/ Purple in the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. Level 4 or Purple is the highest level of the Ohio Public Health Advisory System and indicates severe exp...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Hudson Seeks Public Input on Parks Master Plan

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The Hudson Park Board and Department of Public Works is drafting an updated Parks Master Plan and is seeking public input. Hudson is partnering with the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands at Indiana University to comprehensively update the Hudson...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Celebrate the Holidays Safely in Hudson

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Though the holidays and our usual Hudson events are looking a little different this year, our outstanding Hudson community organizations, groups, merchants, and more have made it possible to continue many holiday events safely. A few regular events decide...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Leaf Collection Suspended Due to Incoming Winter Storm

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Leaf collection was suspended at noon today due to an incoming snow storm. The leaf equipment is currently being swapped out for snow plows ahead of the storm. The 2020 leaf pick up program has been completed with the exception of the City's nort...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Hudson Public Power Announces 2021 AMP Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors

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Application information for the 2021 American Municipal Power (AMP) Lyle B. Wright Scholarship Program is now available through local high school guidance offices or the City of Hudson Community Relations Department. AMP has established this scholarship p...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Charges Filed in Fatal Crash

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The investigation of the fatal crash on SR 303 has been completed and the driver has been charged. According to Police Chief Perry Tabak, “The investigation of any fatal accident is tragic and taken seriously, and this particular accident is even more tra...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 19, 2020

COVID-19 Update: 21-Day Statewide Curfew

Coronavirus Update

Governor DeWine announced Tuesday that the Ohio Department of Health will be issuing a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. statewide curfew beginning on Thursday, November 19. The curfew will be in effect for 21 days. Read the full Stay At Home Tonight Order and Stay At Ho...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 19, 2020

County Executive and Health Commissioner Issue Stay At Home Advisory

Coronavirus Update

SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO - On Thursday, November 19, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Summit County Health Commissioner Donna Skoda issued a Stay At Home Health Advisory in response to a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2020

ICMA Finds No Basis for Alleged Ethics Violations by Hudson City Manager

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HUDSON, OH (November 17, 2020) - Recently, the Committee on Professional Conduct (CPC) of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) concluded documentation submitted with a complaint from a group of Hudson citizens did not substantiate a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Hudson Expands Bill Pay Options for HPP and Hudson Water Bills

New Online Payment Portal (1)

The City of Hudson is pleased to announce the launch of its new online billing and payment service through Invoice Cloud, offering customers greater flexibility to view and pay their Hudson Public Power and Hudson Water bills. Additionally, customers will...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Take the Pledge to Recycle in Honor of America Recycles Day November 15

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The City of Hudson’s Environmental Awareness Committee is encouraging all Hudson residents to make a meaningful difference today and throughout the year to reduce waste, recycle more, and recycle right to increase the collective impact on the en...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Hudson Firefighter Jeffrey Pellegrino is First American to Receive Canadian Order of the Red Cross

Jeffrey Pellegrino Receives Award

On October 28, 2020, Hudson Firefighter Jeffrey Pellegrino became the first American to be awarded the Canadian Order of the Red Cross, an honor that recognizes extraordinary people who have provided sustained outstanding humanitarian service both at home...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Now is the Time to Prune Your Oak Trees

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Oak Wilt, a deadly vascular disease that attacks all species of oak trees, has been spotted in Hudson since 2019. To prevent the spread of Oak Wilt, oak trees should not be pruned during the summer months. Beginning November 1 through March 31, it is now ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Council to Hold Special Workshop to Discuss Short-Term Rentals in Hudson

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City Council will hold a special workshop via video conference and live stream on Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the regulation of short-term rentals in Hudson (such as rentals through Airbnb, VRBO, etc.). There will be an opportunity for r...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Join Us for a Toy Drive Benefiting Akron Children's Hospital October 29

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Help make a child smile this Halloween by participating in our Drive-Thru Toy Drive benefiting Akron Children's Hospital! This Thursday, October 29 between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., drive through the City Hall Parking Lot at 1140 Terex Road to drop off your dona...

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