News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2021

Shop Local. Shop Hudson!

Fall 2018

Our local businesses are part of what make Hudson so charming and give our community character, create vibrancy, and bring us unique experiences. 2020 was an extraordinarily difficult year for many of our local companies and stores. A collaborative digita...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from April 6, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 7, 2021) –Following is a summary of last night’s City Council special workshop and Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Special Workshop Discussion – Downtown...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

County Executive and Council Approve $16 Million for Rent and Utility Assistance

Summit County Seal

SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Monday, March 1, 2021, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council authorized more than $16 million in U.S. Department of Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program aid for Summit County Cares, a ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Hudson Headlines - 2021 Capital Projects

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Hudson's City Engineer Brad Kosco stopped by the studio to talk about this year's upcoming capital projects. Many of these projects focus on improving Hudson's roadways, expanding the sidewalks and trails network, and improving ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Summit County Emergency Management Agency Announces New Smartphone App

Summit County EMA App

SUMMIT COUNTY, OH — The Summit County Emergency Management Agency (Summit EMA) now has a smartphone application (app) available in both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. The app provides emergency notifications and updates pertainin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 5, 2021

2020 Citizen Centric Report Highlights City's Accomplishments & Financial Status

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Have you checked out Hudson's 2020 Citizen Centric Report? It provides a highlight of what Hudson accomplished last year, the City's financial status, and what's to come in 2021. You can take a look at www.hudson.oh.us/CCR2020.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Round of Golf Anyone?

Ellsworth Hudson Commons

Hudson golfers have taken full advantage of our mild spring and are enjoying playing golf at Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club. Golfers started playing the course in February, and March has been very busy with more than 2000 rounds of golf played in March alone...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Reminders for a Safe Spring Break and Easter

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County residents are encouraged to exercise caution when deciding to participate in Easter Holiday traditions, celebrations and gatherings that put them in close contact with people outside their households. Summit County Pu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Spring Hydrant Flushing Begins April 5

Hydrant Flushing

The City is conducting spring fire hydrant flushing throughout Hudson beginning April 5 through April 18. Fire hydrants are flushed twice a year to clear the lines of accumulation. Residents may notice discolored water for a short time during the flushing...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Hudson Seniors are Extra Special

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee was recently formed to focus on the needs of older Hudson residents. This creative group of volunteers works together to design and provide special events and services for Hudson's senior citizens. Though the pandemic ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Summit County’s COVID-19 Mass Vaccine Site to Open on April 3

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Saturday, April 3, Summit County Public Health will open the state-sponsored COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Summit County Fairgrounds in Tallmadge. The site is currently scheduled to be operational for two months....

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Power Outages Today Due to Wind Storm

Power Outage

Hudson Public Power is ready to handle the anticipated power outages today due to the wind storm. Crews have already been sent out to handle outages in the Seasons Rd., Atterbury Blvd., and N. Main St./Baldwin area. Tree crews are also responding to downe...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Historic Old Hudson Township Burying Ground to be Restored, Preserved

Old Township Burying Ground

HUDSON, OH (March 24, 2021) – The Old Hudson Township Burying Ground located on Chapel Street is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Abolitionist John Brown’s parents Ruth and Owen Brown are buried there, along with founder David Hudson an...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from March 23, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 25, 2021) - Following is a summary of the Tuesday, March 23 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence. Council Comments, City Manager Comments 

  • Dog Park.&n...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2021

HPD Receives New Microchip Scanner to Assist in Locating Pet Owners

Pet Microchip Scanner

Hudson Police Department (HPD) recently received a new dog microchip scanner to assist with reuniting lost dogs with their owners! Dogs can be scanned for a microchip 24/7 without needing to be transported to a vet.

How it works:

  1. If you find a lost dog, ple...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Statewide Tornado Drill is March 24 at 9:50 AM

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Hudson will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill tomorrow, Wednesday, March 24 at 9:50 a.m. as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. The drill is on a weather-permitting basis and sirens will not be activated if threatening weather exists. Learn mo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 22, 2021

What are the Plans for Downtown Hudson?

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Many residents have been interested to know what the plans are for future downtown development. Hudson City Council recently announced they will be launching a new survey process to gather current public input for the vacant land at Owen Brown and Morse R...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Council Meetings Resume April 6

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HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The City of Hudson will resume in-person Council Meetings and Workshops beginning April 6, 2021.  

Facial masks are required for all in-person meetings and workshops. Seating is limited due to social distanc...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Memorial Day Parade Cancelled

Memorial Day

HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The American Legion and the City of Hudson have cancelled the annual Memorial Day Parade for 2021. The flag raising ceremony on the green and the Memorial Service to honor our veterans at Markillie Cemetery will be ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Have a Home More Than 50 Years Old?

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The Heritage Home Program is a specialized house maintenance and rehab program administered by the Cleveland Restoration Society. The program offers free technical assistance and advice for owners of homes 50 years old and older. Check out the upcoming sp...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Open Burning of Yard Debris is Not Permitted

Open Burning

Local fire departments nationwide respond to 306,000 brush, grass, and forest fires every year causing $150 million in property damage. Open burning of trash, leaves, grass, or yard debris is not permitted in Hudson. Stay safe. Follow the City's ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from March 16, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 17, 2021) – Following is a summary of the March 16, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos

Public Comments

  • A letter was read that support...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2021

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 15, 2021

HPD Investigates Underage Alcohol Sales at Hudson BP

Hudson Police Department Patch

Based on several tips, the Hudson Police Department conducted an investigation regarding the sales of alcohol to minors taking place at the Hudson BP located at 27 S. Main Street.

On March 12, 2021 at 1830 hours, at the direction of Hudson Police Departmen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2021

State of the City 2021

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Hudson City Manager Jane Howington delivered an encouraging State of the City Address recently. She looked back at an unprecedented year and how the community of Hudson came together to meet the challenges. The City of Hudson focused on five key areas in ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2021

City Council Workshop Highlights from March 9, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 10, 2021) – At the March 9, 2021 City Council workshop, Council discussed possible options for a new public works facility and a community survey for downtown development (formerly Phase II). Here are the highlights:

Corresponde...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2021

In an Emergency, Call 911!

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The Hudson Police Department Communications Center just received a complete upgrade! Hudson's Dispatchers are always there to send you help when you need it most, and they can now do so even more efficiently. The prior dispatch technology systems...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 5, 2021

From the Desk of City Manager Jane Howington

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Last year was a rough year for everyone, as we dealt with COVID-19 and business closures. In the traditional spirit of Hudson, residents rose to the occasion, working together to offer help and support to those impacted by the pandemic. My family and I co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from March 2, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 4, 2021) – Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council Meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to discuss a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Hudson Headlines - New HPD Communication Center

Dispatch HH

The Hudson Police Department Communication Center just received a complete upgrade! The latest technology and new features allow our dispatchers to send you help more efficiently when you need it most. Watch this week's episode of Hudson Headline...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Help Provide a Cleaner, Healthier, and Safer Energy Supply with EcoSmart Choice

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EcoSmart Choice® is a 100% Renewable Energy Product available to Hudson Public Power customers through American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP). By participating in the EcoSmart Choice program, you will help stimulate the demand for new renewable ener...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Will Spring Come to Hudson?

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With snow everywhere and frigid temperatures, it's hard to imagine spring will come. Are you looking forward to the lush hanging baskets and bountiful flower planters that make our downtown look so spectacular? Ever wondered who is responsible fo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Council Workshop Summary 2-23-2021

City Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 24, 2021) –Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos.  

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Western Reserve Land Cons...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Hudson's Sidewalk and Trail Project Leaps Forward

Connectivity Hudson Commons

For many years, the City of Hudson has been working to connect more of the community via sidewalks and trails. Many residents who live in what was once the Township have requested additional sidewalks to make walking or riding into the center of town easi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Join Us for the 2021 Virtual State of the City Address

2021 State of the City

The annual State of the City is going virtual! On Wednesday, February 24 at 11:30 a.m., Hudson City Manager Jane Howington will present the 2021 State of the City and Hudson Chamber president Nicole Alverson will present the State of the Chamber via Zoom ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from February 16, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 17, 2021) – Following is a summary of the February 16, 2021 City Council Meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to interview applicants f...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Hudson Seniors - Are You Safe From Fire in Your Home?

Fire Safe Seniors - Firefighter Tony Vilt

Hudson Fire Department (HFD) is offering the Fire Safe Seniors Program which provides FREE safety devices to Seniors (over age 65) living independently in their own homes. With the support of more than $93,000 in grant money secured from FEMA, HFD is offe...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Equity and Anti-Racism in Ohio Schools

Equity and Anti-Racism

The Hudson League of Women Voters is sponsoring a two-part series examining how to infuse anti-racism and equity into Ohio's Public Schools. Hear from the State Board of Education and the practitioners in Northeast Ohio who drive student programm...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Hudson Headlines - 2020 Economic Development Highlights

2020 ED HH

2020 was challenging for everyone, especially Hudson's businesses. Some closed due to a decrease in customers. We all feel the loss of these businesses in our City. With our residents' help, many have been able to stay afloat, and as a result, the City ca...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from February 9, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 10, 2021) – Following is a summary of the February 9, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Shoveling Sidewalks: Council ment...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Electric Bills May Be Higher Due to Cold Weather

Utility bill update

Is your electric bill higher than usual? If you have Hudson Public Power, this is very likely due to increased energy usage since winter and summer months are always high usage months. Billing rates have not increased. If you have questions about your HPP...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2021

DORA - Downtown Hudson Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

DORA

The idea for the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area came about to support our Hudson restaurants during the pandemic, and it has turned into a successful economic approach to attract patrons to downtown Hudson as a destination for dining and entertainmen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Protecting and Improving Your Mental Health Webinar

Mental Health

In today’s stressful times, it’s important to take care of our mental health. Join the Hudson Community Foundation (HFC) and Peg’s Foundation for a free community discussion “Protecting and Improving Your Mental Hea...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Refrain from Gathering in Large Groups to Watch the Super Bowl

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County will remain Level 3/Red for the Public Health Advisory System this week.  As a result Summit County Public Health would like to remind Summit County residents to exercise caution when deciding to participate ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Help Keep Our Kids Safe by Following School Bus Laws

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School bus red lights flashing. Stop sign extended. The law is very clear. Vehicles MUST stop for a school bus. Please pay attention and help keep our children safe. Learn more at www.hudson.oh.us/BusSafety.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Observe Black History Month with Books

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February is Black History Month and it's a great time to add books that celebrate history, diversity, and inclusion to your reading list. Here's a few suggestions from the Hudson Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alliance for this month.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from February 2, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 3, 2021) – Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Proclamation

  • Random Acts of Kindness. Mayor Shubert issued a proclamation for Random Acts of...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

City Manager Update to Council 1/29/2021

City Manager Update to Council

City Manager Update to Council

To:       City Council and Mayor

From:  Jane Howington, City Manager

Re:       January 29, 2021 Update to Council

Good day to you.

As we move into February, several i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 2, 2021

It's Coyote Season - Here's What You Need to Know

Coyote

We are currently in the height of the coyote mating season when coyotes become more active and are seen more often. Coyotes have been in Hudson for many years and have rarely caused harm, but it is still important to be aware of the things you can do to s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Ice Skating Area Available at Cascade Park; Skating Not Permitted at Hudson Springs

Ice Skating Area Cascade Park

Though the weather has been great for ice skating, please note that ice skating is NOT permitted on Hudson Springs Park lake due to the depth of the lake. But there is good news! A 3/4 acre ice skating area is available at Cascade Park at 130 Lynn Drive w...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 1, 2021

City of Hudson Finishes 2020 with Strong Financial Results

Hudson Commons

The City of Hudson General Fund closed out 2020 with an actual ending balance of $15.5 million, $5.9 million more than the estimated ending balance of $9.6 million! Read the full story below.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Chief Tabak Speaks on Recent Car Thefts in Hudson

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Hudson Police Chief Perry Tabak makes a statement about the recent car thefts in Hudson. Chief Tabak and Lt. Grams also explain the top three things residents can do to help prevent these thefts and show video footage of recent thefts.  ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2021

2020 Year in Review: A Year Like No Other

Year in Review 2020

2020 was a year like no other. View the 2020 Year in Review presentation below to see how the City of Hudson came together to weather the pandemic while remaining resilient and strong.

To view full screen presentation, click here.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from January 26, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 28, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, January 26 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Sunshine Week. Council announced...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Hybrid Police Cruisers are Here!

HPD New Cruiser

Hudson Police Department has new hybrid police cruisers on the road that are saving the City money while patrolling Hudson! Each vehicle is projected to save more than $7,000 while lowering HPD's carbon footprint and reducing fossil fuel consumption. Read...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Council Meeting Summary for January 19, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 21, 2021) – Following is a summary of the January 19 City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to consider applicants ...

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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.

Corresp...

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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

Hudson Police Department Patch

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 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 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!

Hudson Commons

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 28, 2020

Hudson Police Share in Holiday Spirit with Food and Gift Drive

Holiday Food and Gift Drive 2020

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 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 14, 2020

Holiday Food Drive Supports More Than 85 Families

HFD Food Drive

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

Terex Road

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: 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.

The advisor...

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City News & Updates

News Flash

Posted on: April 6, 2021

County Executive and Council Approve $16 Million for Rent and Utility Assistance

Summit County Seal

SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Monday, March 1, 2021, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council authorized more than $16 million in U.S. Department of Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program aid for Summit County Cares, a rent and u...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Reminders for a Safe Spring Break and Easter

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County residents are encouraged to exercise caution when deciding to participate in Easter Holiday traditions, celebrations and gatherings that put them in close contact with people outside their households. Summit County Public Healt...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Summit County’s COVID-19 Mass Vaccine Site to Open on April 3

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Saturday, April 3, Summit County Public Health will open the state-sponsored COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Summit County Fairgrounds in Tallmadge. The site is currently scheduled to be operational for two months. ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Council Meetings Resume April 6

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HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The City of Hudson will resume in-person Council Meetings and Workshops beginning April 6, 2021.  

Facial masks are required for all in-person meetings and workshops. Seating is limited due to social distancing, and r...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Refrain from Gathering in Large Groups to Watch the Super Bowl

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County will remain Level 3/Red for the Public Health Advisory System this week.  As a result Summit County Public Health would like to remind Summit County residents to exercise caution when deciding to participate ...

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Coronavirus 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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Coronavirus 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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Coronavirus 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...

Read on...

Coronavirus 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...

Read on...

Coronavirus 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.

The advisor...

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Coronavirus Updates

News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from April 6, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (April 7, 2021) –Following is a summary of last night’s City Council special workshop and Council meeting. To watch the meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Special Workshop Discussion – Downtown...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from March 23, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 25, 2021) - Following is a summary of the Tuesday, March 23 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence. Council Comments, City Manager Comments 

  • Dog Park.&n...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Council Meetings Resume April 6

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HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The City of Hudson will resume in-person Council Meetings and Workshops beginning April 6, 2021.  

Facial masks are required for all in-person meetings and workshops. Seating is limited due to social distancing, and r...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from March 16, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 17, 2021) – Following is a summary of the March 16, 2021 City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos

Public Comments

  • A letter was read that supported buildin...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2021

City Council Workshop Highlights from March 9, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 10, 2021) – At the March 9, 2021 City Council workshop, Council discussed possible options for a new public works facility and a community survey for downtown development (formerly Phase II). Here are the highlights:

Correspondence and Co...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from March 2, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (March 4, 2021) – Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council Meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to discuss a...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Council Workshop Summary 2-23-2021

City Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 24, 2021) –Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit https://www.hudson.oh.us/814/Council-Agendas-Minutes-Videos.  

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Weste...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Council Meeting Highlights from February 16, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 17, 2021) – Following is a summary of the February 16, 2021 City Council Meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to interview applicants for the Boa...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from February 9, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 10, 2021) – Following is a summary of the February 9, 2021 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Shoveling Sidewalks: Council mentioned citi...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from February 2, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (February 3, 2021) – Following is a summary of Tuesday’s City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Proclamation

  • Random Acts of Kindness. Mayor Shubert issued a proclamatio...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

City Manager Update to Council 1/29/2021

City Manager Update to Council

City Manager Update to Council

To:       City Council and Mayor

From:  Jane Howington, City Manager

Re:       January 29, 2021 Update to Council

Good day to you.

As we move into February, several i...

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Council News and Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Council Workshop Highlights from January 26, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 28, 2021) – Following is a summary of the Tuesday, January 26 City Council Workshop. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings

Correspondence and Council Comments

  • Sunshine Week. Council announced...
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Council News and Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Council Meeting Summary for January 19, 2021

Council Highlights

HUDSON, OH (January 21, 2021) – Following is a summary of the January 19 City Council meeting. To watch the full meeting, visit www.hudson.oh.us/WatchMeetings.

Executive Session

Council went into executive session to consider applicants for the Ce...

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Council News and 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.

Corresp...

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Council News and 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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Council News and Updates

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 2, 2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Underway

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

The SR 91 North Turn Lane Project construction is underway. The project is designed to improve safety, reduce traffic congestion, and provide better pedestrian and bicycle travel between Brandywine Drive and Middleton Road.

Improvements include left-turn l...

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Road Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: April 9, 2021

Project Update 4/9/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on electrical conduit installation, underdrain installation, and curb installation at intersections.  The retaining wall construction is complete. Over the next two weeks the contractor will...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Project Update 3/26/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on ditching and linear grading along both sides of the road. The retaining wall construction is nearly completed. Roadway striping for maintenance of traffic was completed. Over the next two weeks th...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Project Update 3/12/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has been working on ditching and linear grading along both sides of the road. They also started on construction of a retaining wall and began installing electrical conduit and pull boxes on the east side of the road....

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Project Update 2/25/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has continued to install storm sewers and headwalls.   Over the next two weeks the contractor will begin installing electrical conduit and ditch grading.

SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Project Update 2/12/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has continued to install storm sewers and headwalls.   Over the next two weeks the contractor will continue installing additional storm sewers and may start electrical conduit installation.

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Project Update 1/29/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has continued to install storm sewers and headwalls and completed concrete trench repairs at Herrick Park Drive and Hines Hill Road.   Also, Hudson Public Power installed temporary street lights at the inter...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Project Update 1/15/2021

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has installed drainage/ storm sewer work near Herrick Park Drive and poured concrete for culvert headwalls.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will be working on additional storm sewer installation, hea...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Project Update 12/21/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has installed drainage/ storm sewer work along entire project corridor.  Most of the east side storm sewer has been completed.  Over the next couple days the contractor will be continuing with drain...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Project Update 12/4/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has installed drainage/ storm sewer work along entire project corridor and installed 2 waterline services.  All waterline items have now been completed.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will ...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Project Update 11/20/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has installed drainage/storm sewer work along entire project corridor.  Waterline items have been completed except for two service connections.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will be instal...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Project Update 11/5/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has completed installation of 8 inch Akron water line near Hines Hill Road and Edge View Drive.  Over the next two weeks the contractor will be testing and chlorinating the 16 inch water line, completing wat...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Project Update 10/23/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has completed installation of 16 inch water line at the north end of the project. Over the next two weeks the contractor will be testing and chlorinating the 16 inch water line and starting installation of 8 inch wat...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Project Update 10/9/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has continued to work on the installation of 16 inch water line at the north end of the project, including installation of fire hydrants. The testing and chlorination of the 8” water line at the south end o...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Project Update 9/25/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Over the past two weeks the contractor has completed the installation of 8 inch water line at the south end of the project, installed bore pits for upcoming 16 inch water main work, completed minor grading, and started saw cutting the pavement. Over the n...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Project Update 9/15/20

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Over the past two weeks, the contractor has completed clearing and installing erosion and sediment controls along SR 91. Dominion East Ohio Gas has also finished the gas pipe relocation work. During the next two weeks. the contractor will begin water line...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 6/4/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Starting tomorrow, June 5, Dominion East Ohio Gas (EOG) Company will have their contractor beginning the gas main and service relocation work for the SR 91 N. Turn Lane project.  The gas pipe relocation work is planned at various locations along ...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 3/9/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Tree cutting has been completed along the project corridor and removal of logs will take place later this week. During the log removal work, two way traffic will be maintained.

SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 3/2/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Tree clearing has commenced on the project and is anticipated to last approximately two weeks, weather permitting. The tree removal is taking place ahead of the roadway work in order to meet the project’s environmental requirements. During the t...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 1/23/2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Right-of-way acquisition is anticipated to be completed by late January, 2020.  The next step for the project is for utility companies to begin moving infrastructure (pipes, poles, etc.) that may be in conflict with the roadway improvements. In a...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Project Update 4/19/2019

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

Right-of-way acquisition is on-going and anticipated to be completed later this year.  After the right-of-way acquisition process is complete, affected utility infrastructure such as telephone poles, underground gas lines, etc. will be moved in p...

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SR 91 North Turn Lane Improvement Project

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2021

Shop Local. Shop Hudson!

Fall 2018

Our local businesses are part of what make Hudson so charming and give our community character, create vibrancy, and bring us unique experiences. 2020 was an extraordinarily difficult year for many of our local companies and stores. A collaborative digita...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Round of Golf Anyone?

Ellsworth Hudson Commons

Hudson golfers have taken full advantage of our mild spring and are enjoying playing golf at Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club. Golfers started playing the course in February, and March has been very busy with more than 2000 rounds of golf played in March alone...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Hudson Seniors are Extra Special

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee was recently formed to focus on the needs of older Hudson residents. This creative group of volunteers works together to design and provide special events and services for Hudson's senior citizens. Though the pandemic ...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 22, 2021

What are the Plans for Downtown Hudson?

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Many residents have been interested to know what the plans are for future downtown development. Hudson City Council recently announced they will be launching a new survey process to gather current public input for the vacant land at Owen Brown and Morse R...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 15, 2021

State of the City 2021

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Hudson City Manager Jane Howington delivered an encouraging State of the City Address recently. She looked back at an unprecedented year and how the community of Hudson came together to meet the challenges. The City of Hudson focused on five key areas in ...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 8, 2021

In an Emergency, Call 911!

Dispatch Hudson Commons (1)

The Hudson Police Department Communications Center just received a complete upgrade! Hudson's Dispatchers are always there to send you help when you need it most, and they can now do so even more efficiently. The prior dispatch technology systems...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Will Spring Come to Hudson?

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With snow everywhere and frigid temperatures, it's hard to imagine spring will come. Are you looking forward to the lush hanging baskets and bountiful flower planters that make our downtown look so spectacular? Ever wondered who is responsible for choosin...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Hudson's Sidewalk and Trail Project Leaps Forward

Connectivity Hudson Commons

For many years, the City of Hudson has been working to connect more of the community via sidewalks and trails. Many residents who live in what was once the Township have requested additional sidewalks to make walking or riding into the center of town easi...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Hudson Seniors - Are You Safe From Fire in Your Home?

Fire Safe Seniors - Firefighter Tony Vilt

Hudson Fire Department (HFD) is offering the Fire Safe Seniors Program which provides FREE safety devices to Seniors (over age 65) living independently in their own homes. With the support of more than $93,000 in grant money secured from FEMA, HFD is offe...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: February 8, 2021

DORA - Downtown Hudson Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

DORA

The idea for the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area came about to support our Hudson restaurants during the pandemic, and it has turned into a successful economic approach to attract patrons to downtown Hudson as a destination for dining and entertainmen...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: February 1, 2021

City of Hudson Finishes 2020 with Strong Financial Results

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The City of Hudson General Fund closed out 2020 with an actual ending balance of $15.5 million, $5.9 million more than the estimated ending balance of $9.6 million! Read the full story below.

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Hybrid Police Cruisers are Here!

HPD New Cruiser

Hudson Police Department has new hybrid police cruisers on the road that are saving the City money while patrolling Hudson! Each vehicle is projected to save more than $7,000 while lowering HPD's carbon footprint and reducing fossil fuel consumption. Read...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Thank You to our Volunteer Boards and Commissions!

Hudson Commons

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 11 public meeting b...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Hudson Police Share in Holiday Spirit with Food and Gift Drive

Holiday Food and Gift Drive 2020

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 November...

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
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.

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Holiday Food Drive Supports More Than 85 Families

HFD Food Drive

Hudson Fire Department and Hudson City Schools teamed up again this year with area churches and volunteer organizations to provide much needed food and items to more than 85 families!

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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 7, 2020

City Staff Launches Toy Drive to Benefit Akron Children's Hospital Patients

ACH Toy Drive

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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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common
Posted on: December 6, 2020

Welcome to The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common!

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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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The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common