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Posted on: March 28, 2020

City Changes Direction of Downtown Phase II

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HUDSON, OH (March 28, 2020) – The City of Hudson announced today that it is altering course on the construction of the Downtown Phase II development adjacent to First & Main in the City’s core. The City will be parting company with...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Senior Shopping Hours Available at Local Stores

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In an effort to protect seniors from being exposed to COVID-19, many local grocery stores are offering special shopping hours for seniors, as well as those who are immunocompromised. Share these shopping hours with any senior you know so they can shop mor...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Follow These Safety Tips When Venturing Out to Parks

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With all of us undoubtedly becoming restless being cooped up inside, many have been venturing out to our local parks. This is permitted and encouraged, but it is so important to PLEASE maintain a distance of 6 feet between you and others. If you arrive an...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

House Bill 197 Passes; Addresses Pressing Issues Caused by COVID-19

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Yesterday, the Ohio General Assembly approved House Bill 197, which was originally introduced as a tax conformity measure and was amended by the Senate to include several emergency measures in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The amended measure...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Voting By Mail Extended through April 28 for Ohio Primary Election

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The Ohio General Assembly has put a plan in place for the Ohio Primary Election that will allow all Ohioans to continue voting by mail through April 28. Here’s what you need to do:

  • If you already cast your ballot in person or by mail, your vote w...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City Council Meeting Highlights 3/24/2020

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 23, 2020) – Council held it’s first virtual Council Meeting tonight. Here are highlights from that meeting.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Police: We are limiting contact with public, and among staff. We have postponed some service...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

How Will Hudson Enforce the Stay At Home Order?

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How will we enforce the Stay At Home Order? We hope that our citizens and businesses understand the need for staying at home and voluntarily comply with the order. Hudson Police Department will not be doing special patrols to "seek out" violatio...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Hudson Safety Forces Update

Thank You From Hudson Safety Forces

Hudson safety forces appreciate the tremendous outpouring of support by the community. We’ve seen inaccurate posts on social media about Hudson Police needing cleaning products and hand-sanitizer. Hudson Police, Fire and EMS do not need these pr...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City Services Continue During Stay-At-Home Order

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HUDSON, OH (March 23, 2020) – With the Governor’s order to close non-essential businesses, the City of Hudson is continuing to provide critical services to our citizens. While our offices are closed to the public, you can still contact...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Governor DeWine Issues Stay At Home Order on 3/22/20

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On Sunday, March 22, 2020, under the direction of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton issued an order to require all Ohioans to stay in their homes to prevent further spread of COVID-19. This order prohibits holding gat...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Don't Fall Victim to COVID-19 Scams

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HUDSON, OH (March 20, 2020) – While people scramble for information during the coronavirus crisis, scammers are using the situation to take advantage of people, often the most vulnerable.  Do not provide information such as your address...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Coronavirus Update 3/19/20

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During Governor DeWine’s daily press conference on Thursday, March 19, 2020, the following announcements were made:

  • The Governor is asking all Ohioans to display the American Flag in their yards if they have them. We will get through this togethe...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

A Message for Hudson Utility Customers

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HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The coronavirus health emergency is likely to disrupt our daily lives for a while. Hudson is prepared to face this crisis and keep our utility services flowing to you around the clock.

Our first priority is the safet...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Virtual Special Council Meeting to be Held March 24

City Council Update

City of Hudson Mayor Craig Shubert has called a special meeting of the Council of the City of Hudson to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 for general purposes due to the rescheduling of the regular Council meeting of March 17, 2020.

In accord...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Coronavirus Update 3/18/20

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During Governor DeWine’s daily press conference on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the following closures were announced in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus :

  • Closure of barbershops, beauty salons, tattoo parlors, hair, and nail salons ...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

The City of Hudson Now Operating Under a State of Emergency

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HUDSON, OH (March 18, 2020) – In accordance with the activation of Hudson’s Emergency Operations Plan, Mayor Craig Shubert and City Manager Jane Howington signed a proclamation declaring that the City of Hudson operate under a state of...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Where Do I Go If I Think I Have COVID-19? When to Call Hudson EMS.

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HUDSON, OH (March 17, 2020) – With the concern for coronavirus (COVID-19) growing in the community and throughout Summit County, we have received questions about what to do if you think you have COVID-19 and when to call Hudson EMS.

As more cases...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 Primary Election is POSTPONED

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Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health, issued an order to close all polling locations in Ohio on March 17, 2020 due to the risk of COVID-19 exposure by both voters and poll workers.

In response, Ohio Sec...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Governor DeWine Seeks to Postpone Primary Election Until June

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that he is recommending the state’s primaries, which are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 17, be postponed until June 2 to protect voters from the coronavirus pandemic. This is pending a court case, a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Hudson Park Playgrounds, Ellsworth Meadows Close at Dusk

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Beginning today, all City of Hudson park playgrounds and restrooms will close at dusk tonight and remain closed until further notice. Park trails remain open at this time. Ellsworth Meadows Golf Course also will close at dusk tonight and remain closed unt...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Tuesday's City Council Meeting Has Been Cancelled

City Council Update

Out of an abundance of caution for City Council and City staff in light of the Coronavirus outbreak, Tuesday evening’s City Council meeting has been cancelled. Council will reconvene Tuesday, April 7.


City News & Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Hudson Woman Becomes Second Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case in Summit County

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HUDSON, OH (March 15, 2020) – It has been reported on social media what appears to be the second Summit County case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Hudson. We are awaiting confirmation from Summit County Public Health. The Hudson resident is self-i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 14, 2020

SCPH Announces 1st Confirmed Coronavirus Case in County

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Summit County Announces 1st Case of Corona Virus 3/13/20

Summit County Public Health has announced the first patient confirmed with COVID-19 in Summit County. The patient is a female in her 50s and is currently hospitalized. The patient had no known travel...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2020

3/13/20 Coronavirus Update from the City of Hudson

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HUDSON, OH (March 13, 2020) – As information continues to evolve concerning the coronavirus, COVID-19, we are constantly evaluating our actions to help protect the health and safety of our Hudson community. Our goal is to protect the health and ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Hudson to Close Barlow Community Center & Community Rooms at City Hall

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HUDSON, OH (March 12, 2020) – Effective immediately, the City of Hudson is closing Barlow Community Center and the community rooms available for rent in City Hall out of an abundance of caution due to the coronavirus. All activities scheduled fo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus Update from the City of Hudson 3/12/20

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At this point, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Summit County or in Hudson, but the situation is changing daily.

Communication with our residents and businesses during this period is crucial. If a health emergency was to take place in Hudson,...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Boston Mills Road Waterline Loop Project Beings March 16

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The Boston Mills Road Waterline Loop Project will begin on Monday, March 16 and is expected to last approximately 80 days. The project limits will be through an existing City of Hudson easement within The Reserve at River Oaks subdivision and extend south...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Coronavirus Update 2/28/20 - 3/11/20

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Update 3/11/20

Governor Mike DeWine confirmed Ohio’s 4th case of COVID-19. The individual is a man, mid-50s, in Stark County. He has no travel history outside the US, which means we have a case of "community spread". 

Governor D...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Join the City of Hudson Team!

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The City of Hudson is accepting applications for the positions of Code Inspector and Part-time Paramedic 

Code Inspector - Applications Due by 4 p.m. Friday, March 27

This is a full-time position that completes inspections of property maintenance c...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Polling Location Change for Hudson Precincts 2-B & 2-D

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The State of Ohio Board of Elections has announced a change in polling locations associated with senior living communities due to the coronavirus. Polling location #8 (Precincts Hudson 2-B & 2-D) will be changed from Laurel Lake Retirement Community t...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Highlights from the Council Workshop on March 11, 2020

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HUDSON, OH (March 3, 2020) – At last night’s Workshop, Hudson City Council discussed several projects that will move forward for additional discussion at future meetings.  These included:

Economic Growth Board Update

Keith Curle...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Check Out Hudson's 2019 Citizen-Centric Report

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Take a look at the 2019 Citizen-Centric Report (CCR)! The CCR is designed to inform you about Hudson’s accomplishments from last year and some of the projects that you’ll see this year in an easy-to-read, graphical format. Check it out...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Tree Removal Begins in Preparation for Valley View Detention Pond

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Tree removal for the Valley View Road Detention Pond project began today, Monday, March 9. The trees that are being removed are on City property or within the right-of-way and are being removed ahead of the full construction of the project which is schedu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2020

City Council Meeting Highlights 3/3/20

Council Highlights

At the March 3 Council Meeting, after extensive discussion, Council voted to adopt and implement the proposed Land Development Code Sign Regulation Amendments. In the fall, the City put a moratorium on sign code enforcement to allow time to formulate the ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Amended Sign Regulations Pass; Council to Continue Evaluating Additional Changes

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HUDSON, OH (March 4, 2020) – At the March 3, 2020 City Council Meeting, Council voted to adopt and implement the proposed Land Development Code Sign Regulation Amendments. The amendments reflect significant efforts to simplify and relax the 20-y...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Councilman Dan Williams Announces Resignation at Tonight’s City Council Meeting

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HUDSON, OH (March 3, 2020) – At tonight’s City Council Meeting, At-Large Councilman Dan Williams announced his resignation from Council, effective March 20, 2020. Councilman Williams said that after being on City Council for 13 1/2 yea...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 5, 2020

SR 8 Update 3/5/20

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SR 8 Update from ODOT District 4: SR 8 North will be restricted to one lane tonight (3/5/20) for rumble strip placement. In addition, the SR 8 northbound off ramp to SR 303 is expected to close on March 11, 2020.

City News & Updates
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Spring Cleanup at Hudson Cemeteries Begins Week of March 15

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Spring cleanup at the Hudson Cemeteries is almost upon us. In an effort to get the cemetery grounds back in shape after the winter months, cemetery staff request that all grave blankets, wreaths, and any other valuable items be removed from grave sites by...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Tree Clearing Begins in SR 91 North Turn Lane Project Area

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This week, tree removal will begin for the SR 91 North Turn Lane Project. The tree removal is necessary ahead of the roadway work to meet the project’s environmental permitting requirements. Tree removal is scheduled to last approximately two we...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Manager's Minutes 2/20/20

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This week on Manager’s Minutes, Jane goes over the priorities that Council recently directed the City Manager and staff to focus on this year, including roads, infrastructure, connectivity, economic development, communication, technology, and re...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Council Reviews Upcoming Storm Water Improvements

Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 27, 2020) – At the February 25, 2020 City Council Workshop, City Engineer Brad Kosco presented an update on the City of Hudson’s upcoming storm water projects that will provide more than $9 million in improvements ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Amended Sign Regulations to be Voted on by Council March 3

Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 27, 2020) – At the February 25, 2020 City Council Workshop, Council discussed the proposed Land Development Code Sign Regulation Amendments that will appear on the March 3, 2020 Council meeting agenda for a third reading. Co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 26, 2020

City Council Workshop Highlights 2/25/20

Council Highlights

At the February 25 Council Workshop, City Engineer Brad Kosco provided an update on the City of Hudson’s upcoming storm water projects that will provide more than $9 million in improvements to Hudson’s storm water system over the next ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Construction to Begin Soon on Veterans Way Skate Park

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The pre-construction meeting for the new Skate Park at Veterans Way Park is complete, and Grindline Skateparks is setting up to begin construction soon! Construction fencing and storage containers have been delivered to the site. You will begin to see mor...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Charges Filed for Seton Catholic School Incident

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HUDSON, OH (February 26, 2020) – Yesterday afternoon, the Hudson Police Department filed charges with Summit County Juvenile Court on a 13-year-old Seton Catholic School student.  The juvenile was charged with one count of Arson in viol...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Velocity Broadband Success Stories: LeafFilter

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LeafFilter, one of Hudson’s largest and fastest growing businesses, plans to become Velocity Broadband’s first 10 gigabit customer. Beginning with its first location in Hudson in 2005, LeafFilter now has 75 offices in the U.S. and Cana...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Hudson Investigates Fires at Seton Catholic School

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HUDSON, OH (February 24, 2020) – Today, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Hudson dispatch received a call about a bush fire near Seton Catholic School. Upon arrival, Hudson Police determined the fire was out, and along with the Hudson Fire Department,...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2020

SR 8 Traffic Pattern Change and Ramp Closures Begin February 26

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From ODOT District 4 regarding SR 8 in the Cities of Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, and Boston Heights

Beginning Wednesday, February 26, northbound traffic will be split into two separate lanes. The left lane will be crossed over onto SR 8 southbou...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2020

City Council Meeting Highlights 2/18/20

Council Highlights

At last night’s Council meeting, Assistant City Manager Frank Comeriato discussed the proposed Public Works Building options with Council and their work to date. He presented the various locations for the proposed building. Council asked him to ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Council Accepting Applications for AHBR and PAAB

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City Council is currently accepting applications for openings on the Architectural and Historic Board of Review and the Personnel Advisory and Appeals Board. Council is accepting applications through Friday, March 6.

Architectural and Historic Board of Rev...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Hudson Named One of the Global Top7 Intelligent Communities by ICF

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The City of Hudson is honored to be named a Top7 Intelligent Community of 2020 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) for the second year in a row.

“This is a significant achievement, and we are very proud to be recognized by ICF,” sa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Council Discusses Initiatives and Priorities in Strategic Planning Session

Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 12, 2020) – Last night, Hudson City Council held a strategic planning session designed to identify initiatives and set priorities for the coming years. Strategic planning is a guide for the future and ensures the City is spe...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Hudson Headlines - 2019 Economic Development Highlights

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On this week’s Hudson Headlines, Rhonda and Jim discuss the great year in economic development Hudson had in 2019 and what we can look forward to this year. Watch below!

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Council to Review Connectivity Plan

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At the February 4 Council meeting, Hudson City Council voted to cancel the construction contract for Veterans Trail Phase 3 and return any funding received for the project back to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).

Following concerns expressed b...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2020

City Council Meeting Highlights February 4, 2020

Council Highlights

This is the first of ongoing updates for citizens providing with highlights from City Council Meetings and Workshops.

At tonight’s Council meeting, City staff presented an overview of a SWOT analysis for all City departments, which included stren...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2020

First 2020 Charter Review Commission Meeting is 2/5

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The first 2020 Charter Review Commission meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. If you would like to view the meeting but cannot attend, you can watch the live stream and find the meeting agenda here: https://www.hudson.oh.u...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2020

State of the City 2020

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Hudson City Manager Jane Howington delivered the 2020 State of the City Address at the January 29, 2020 Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Luncheon. The City of Hudson ended 2019 with a strong economic and financial outlook, including a 9.4% increa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Coyote Season in Hudson

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We are currently in the height of the coyote mating season, when they become more active. More sightings may also occur due to the mild winter. Coyotes have been in Hudson for many years and have rarely caused harm, but it is still important to be aware o...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Manager's Minutes - 1/31/20

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We know that sometimes mailboxes are casualties of snow plowing in Hudson. Unfortunately, the force of the snow coming off of the plows, even at 5 mph and especially with heavy and wet snow, is enough force to knock down your mailbox. During today&rsq...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Council to Consider Revised Plan for Veterans Trail Phase 3

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HUDSON, OH (January 28, 2020) – Responding to citizen concerns, Hudson City Council discussed options for Veterans Trail Phase 3 at tonight’s Council Meeting. Veterans Trail is part of the overall Connectivity Plan with the goal of con...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Hudson Headlines - Snow Plowing

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We never know what our lovely NE Ohio weather will throw at us, but Hudson’s snow crews are always ready! They are on call at all hours of the day and night and are prepared to clear the roads to keep our residents and those traveling through Hu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Council Accepting Applications for Park Board & Economic Growth Board

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City Council is currently accepting applications for openings on the Economic Growth Board and the Park Board. Council is accepting applications through Friday, February 21.

Economic Growth Board

The Hudson Economic Growth Board serves as an idea generator ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Hudson Council Appoints Members to the 2020 Charter Review Commission

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HUDSON, OH (January 22, 2020) – Every five years, as mandated in the City Charter, Hudson City Council appoints citizens 7 to 11 citizens (who must be qualified electors) to the Charter Review Commission. These members serve without compensation...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 22, 2020

City Ends Year in Strong Financial Position

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HUDSON, OH (January 21, 2020) - The City of Hudson ended 2019 in a strong financial position, with the year-end General Fund balance $1.1 million better than the mid-year projections. Total income taxes increased 9.4% over 2018. The increase in revenues i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Legislation to Sell City-Owned property off Boston Mills to Appear on 1/21 Council Meeting Agenda

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HUDSON, OH (January 15, 2020) - Hudson City Council is moving forward on the sale of City-owned property on W. Executive Parkway off Boston Mills Road. The purchase price is significantly higher than what the City originally paid for the property, and the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2020

You're Invited to the 2020 State of the City Address

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You’re invited to the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce Quarterly luncheon where Hudson City Manager Jane Howington will present the State of the City Address, and Chamber President Nicole Alverson will present the State of the Chamber. The lunche...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Hudson Headlines - City Hall Community Rooms

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Welcome back to Hudson Headlines! For the first episode of 2020, Rhonda takes us on a tour of the new Community Rooms located at Hudson City Hall. Watch below!

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Parks Master Plan to be Updated

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At the December 17 Council meeting, Hudson City Council authorized Eppley Institute as a consultant to help prepare an updated Hudson Parks Master Plan. Originally conceived in 2000 and updated every five years, the Parks Master Plan is a guide that provi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 13, 2019

2020 Census is Just Around the Corner

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Once a decade, the U.S. government counts every resident in the United States. The count is mandated in the U.S. Constitution. Each home in all 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories will receive an invitation to respond to a short que...

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