News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Hudson Public Power Recognized for Excellence in Reliable Electric Service

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Hudson Public Power has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2019. 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: May 21, 2020

Public Spaces and Facilities Update

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The City of Hudson is working towards opening up more of Hudson’s public facilities as quickly as possible while also staying within the State of Ohio’s guidelines. While utilizing the City’s public facilities, please make su...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2020

City Council Calls for Special Election to Fill Open At-Large Council Seat

City Council Update

At the May 19 Council meeting, Hudson City Council was unable to make an appointment to fill Dr. Williams’ At-Large Council position. Council unanimously approved a motion directing staff to prepare a Resolution for action at the June 2, 2020 me...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2020

City Council Workshop Highlights from May 12 Meeting

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (May 13, 2020) – At the May 12 workshop meeting, City Council considered measures to help local businesses and railroad quiet zones.

Hudson City Council continues to explore ways to help businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Counci...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Prune Oak Trees Only November-March to Prevent Spread of Oak Wilt

Oak Wilt

Oak wilt, a serious and deadly vascular disease in oak trees, has been confirmed in at least one oak tree in Hudson. All oak trees are susceptible to this disease. The best way to control the spread of oak wilt in Hudson is to follow these recommendations...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Mayor Honors Public Employees During Public Service Recognition Week

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HUDSON, OH (May 8, 2020) – This week, Mayor Craig Shubert issued a proclamation honoring public employees during Public Service Recognition Week, May 3 – 9. “Day in and day out, public servants provide the diverse services de...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Council Explores Support for Businesses through a Moratorium on Aspects of the LDC

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HUDSON, OH (May 6, 2020) – During the May 5 Council meeting, Council discussed staff recommendations for potentially relaxing some Land Development Code requirements to help businesses as they reopen during the COVID-19 crisis.

Based on the discu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Council Discusses Small Business Recovery Loan Program to Support Merchants

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HUDSON, OH (May 6, 2020) – On Tuesday, Hudson City Council continued a discussion about creating a Small Business Recovery Loan program to support merchants as they begin to reopen.

The Recovery Loan Program would commit $300,000 toward a two-par...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Council Discusses Moving Forward with Connectivity Plan Updates

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HUDSON, OH (May 6, 2020) – At the May 5 Council meeting, Hudson City Council discussed creating a sub-committee to move forward on reviewing and updating the current City-wide Connectivity Plan. Council members emphasized the need for residents ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Council Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

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City Council is currently accepting applications for openings on the Architectural and Historic Board of Review, Park Board, and Tree Commission. Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 22.

Architectural and Historic Board of Review (AHBR)

The AHB...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 1, 2020

City Announces Special Events Cancellations

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the current mass gathering restrictions by the State of Ohio Stay At Home Order, the City together with the many special event organizers have made the difficult decision to cancel all special events on public property in ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2020

SR 8 Construction Update

SR 8 ODOT

Here is an update on the SR 8 Project from the Ohio Department of Transportation:

  • The Steels Corners on and off ramps are anticipated to open tomorrow, May 1. 
  • Once the ramps at Steels Corners open, ODOT will close the Northbound ramps at Seasons R...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Council, Staff Discuss Budget and Expenses in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic

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HUDSON, OH (April 29, 2020) – Through a combination of pro-active measures, careful monitoring, and a phased approach, Hudson City government is keeping up with anticipated financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the April 28, 2020 Worksh...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Governor Mike DeWine Announces Beginning of Reopening Plans

Coronavirus Update

Today, Ohio Governor DeWine announced plans to begin reopening some businesses throughout the month of May provided they follow safety protocols established by the State. He announced:

  • Healthcare facilities, dentists and some non-essential surgeries where ...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2020

Soft Recycling Program Resumes Monday, April 27

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The City’s soft recycling program in partnership with Simple Recycling that was previously scheduled to begin March 23 will resume on Monday, April 27. Soft recycling items should be placed in your special orange bags and put out on the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2020

Republic Services to Reinstate Recycling, Bulk, and Yard Waste Services

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Republic Services has notified the City that it will reinstate collection of recycling, and bulk and yard waste services in Hudson effective Monday, April 27, 2020. If you have any questions about this service change, please contact Republic Services dire...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Council Approves Small Business Utility Relief Program

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On Tuesday, Hudson City Council approved a temporary Utility Relief Program for small businesses that are customers of Hudson-owned utilities (Hudson Public Power and Water). This program is intended to assist small businesses that have suffered significa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Hudson is Ready to Help!

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Hudson is filled with groups and individuals ready to help during the COVID-19 crisis. Many are making masks and other personal protective equipment, donating to local food banks, and watching out for their neighbors during this stressful time.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Construction Projects Update

Concrete Program

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, City Council and staff have continued to find ways to provide the same high level of City services that Hudson residents have come to rely on. Council is moving forward with key projects, such as the long-awaited Middleto...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Middleton Road Update

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This week, Middleton Road, just east of SR 91, is being lowered due to a sight distance safety concern. Middleton Road is closed just east of Darrow Road in order to complete the safety improvement. The sight distance issue occurs when westbound Middleton...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Pavement Repairs on SR 91 April 20

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Beginning at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 20, the City of Akron will have a paving contractor working on SR 91 in the north bound lane, from Middleton Rd. to the City limits, repairing the holes left from the bolt replacement project last year. Traffic will be...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Middleton Road Work to Begin April 20

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Middleton Road will be closed just east of SR 91 beginning Monday, April 20 for 5 days in order to lower a 100-foot section of the roadway to remedy an unsafe sight distance condition. The contractor will have one crew working on the lowering, while the o...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Ellsworth Meadows to Reopen on Saturday, April 18

Ellsworth Meadows

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club will reopen on Saturday, April 18. We do ask that you abide by the following guidelines set in place for your safety. Please note that non-golfers utilizing the course for walking will no longer be permitted when the course reo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Residential Trash & Recycling Services FAQ: COVID-19 Impacts

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The City recently spoke to all the trash haulers that service Hudson to clarify each hauler’s service changes during the COVID-19 public health crisis. The info provided to us can be found here: www.hudson.oh.us/374/Trash-Recycling. If you have ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Stow Road to be Closed at Railroad Crossing Beginning April 15

NS Closure Stow Road Map

Stow Road in Hudson will be closed at the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing beginning Wednesday, April 15 for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Norfolk Southern Railway will be replacing the roadway at the crossing during this time. Motorists,...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Aluminum Can Recycling at ACE Hardware Temporarily Suspended

Aluminum Can Recycling

Based on a decision by the Summit County Public Health Department that collection of aluminum cans at the recycling bin at ACE Hardware would put the private hauler’s employees at undue risk during the coronavirus outbreak, the hauler has tempor...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Virtual Council Meeting Tonight; New Ways to Submit Public Comment

Council Update

City Council will hold a virtual Council Meeting tonight, Tuesday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to access information regarding meetings and workshops of City Council and to participate as follows:

  1. View City Council meeting agendas on the...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Ohioans Encouraged to Wear Cloth Masks in Public

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The Centers For Disease Control and Infection (CDC), Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton recommend and urge that Ohioans begin wearing cloth face masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The CDC recommends wearing cloth...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Spring Hydrant Flushing Begins April 13

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The City is conducting spring fire hydrant flushing throughout Hudson beginning April 13 for approximately 2-3 weeks. Fire hydrants are flushed twice a year to clear the lines of accumulation. Residents may notice discolored water for a short time during ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Summit County Creates COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO—On Monday, March 30, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro introduced, and Summit County Council passed, emergency legislation authorizing the creation of a COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program. The pr...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club to Remain Closed for Golf, Open for Walking

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The City of Hudson has decided not to open Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club at this time. The safety and health of our employees and the public are critical in our decision. We do not feel we can meet the stringent safety requirements set forth by the State of...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Ohio's Stay At Home Order Extended Through May 1

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At today’s press conference, Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health issued an order to extend the Stay At Home Order until May 1. The new order will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 6. The ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Income Tax Filing & Payment Deadline Extended to July 15

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Late Friday afternoon, the Ohio Tax Commissioner extended the due date for filing and payment of state income tax, which in turn has extended municipal income tax filings and payments.

Municipal income returns and payments for tax year 2019 with a due date...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Changes to Republic Services Trash & Recycling Services Begin April 6

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Republic Services, Hudson’s preferred trash hauler, has seen a significant shift in solid waste and recycling flow. They are experiencing an increase in residential volumes, as well as an increase in contamination of recyclables. Beginning Monda...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 1, 2020

HCTV Offers Free Programming Online and on Cable

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Looking for an alternative to the constant stream of commercials and coronavirus news while we are hunkering down at home during this crisis? Check out Hudson Community Television which provides local entertainment and informative programming 24 hours a d...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Virtual Council Meeting and Workshop Tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Council Update

City Council is holding a virtual Council Meeting & Workshop tonight beginning first with the Workshop at 6:30 p.m. A public hearing will be held during the meeting portion regarding the placement of land in an agricultural district.
The public is enco...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 29, 2020

Hudson Has Multiple Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

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HUDSON, OH (March 29, 2020) – While the Summit County Health Commissioner is not releasing details about local residents who have COVID-19, including their city of residence, we do know that like other cities in the county, Hudson has multiple c...

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City News & Updates
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

Ohio Vote

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

Scam Alert

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

Ohio Vote

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

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

Coronavirus

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

Coronavirus

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

Coronavirus

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

Ohio Vote

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

Council Highlights

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

Council Update

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

SR 8 ODOT

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

Manager's Minutes

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

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 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 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 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: January 30, 2020

State of the City 2020

State of the City 2020

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 28, 2020

Council to Consider Revised Plan for Veterans Trail Phase 3

Veterans Trail Phase 3

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: December 13, 2019

2020 Census is Just Around the Corner

Census 2020

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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City News & Updates

News Flash

Posted on: April 30, 2020

SR 8 Construction Update

SR 8 ODOT

Here is an update on the SR 8 Project from the Ohio Department of Transportation:

  • The Steels Corners on and off ramps are anticipated to open tomorrow, May 1. 
  • Once the ramps at Steels Corners open, ODOT will close the Northbound ramps at Seasons R...
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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Middleton Road Update

Road Closed

This week, Middleton Road, just east of SR 91, is being lowered due to a sight distance safety concern. Middleton Road is closed just east of Darrow Road in order to complete the safety improvement. The sight distance issue occurs when westbound Middleton...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Pavement Repairs on SR 91 April 20

Road Work Ahead SIgn

Beginning at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 20, the City of Akron will have a paving contractor working on SR 91 in the north bound lane, from Middleton Rd. to the City limits, repairing the holes left from the bolt replacement project last year. Traffic will be...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Middleton Road Work to Begin April 20

Middleton Rd

Middleton Road will be closed just east of SR 91 beginning Monday, April 20 for 5 days in order to lower a 100-foot section of the roadway to remedy an unsafe sight distance condition. The contractor will have one crew working on the lowering, while the o...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Stow Road to be Closed at Railroad Crossing Beginning April 15

NS Closure Stow Road Map

Stow Road in Hudson will be closed at the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing beginning Wednesday, April 15 for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Norfolk Southern Railway will be replacing the roadway at the crossing during this time. Motorists,...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Boston Mills Road Waterline Loop Project Beings March 16

waterline loop project

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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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Tree Removal Begins in Preparation for Valley View Detention Pond

detention pond valley view

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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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 5, 2020

SR 8 Update 3/5/20

SR 8 ODOT

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.

Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Tree Clearing Begins in SR 91 North Turn Lane Project Area

SR 91 N Rotated

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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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2020

SR 8 Traffic Pattern Change and Ramp Closures Begin March 1

SR 8 ODOT

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

Beginning Wednesday, February 26 Sunday, March 1, 2020, northbound traffic will be split into two separate lanes. The left lane will be crossed o...

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