Posted on: May 22, 2017

City Offices Closed Memorial Day

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City offices will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal office hours will resume Tuesday, May 30. Take a moment to remember those who gave their lives to protect our great country. Thank you to all past and current armed forces fo...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

ForTec Medical has Arrived in Hudson

ForTec Groundbreaking

On Thursday, May 11, ForTec Medical held its official groundbreaking ceremony at Hudson Crossing Business Park. The 69,300-square-foot corporate headquarters will bring 133 jobs to Hudson. Watch the event to learn more:

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Memorial Day Parade May 29; Route Remains the Same

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     The annual Memorial Day Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 29. The parade will form on Milford Road and go east on SR 303 to SR 91 heading north to Markillie Cemetery where a brief service will be held. The public ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Sanitation Schedule Delayed Week of May 29

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The sanitation schedule will be delayed one day during the week of May 29 due to the Memorial Day Holiday. The holiday pickup schedule is:

  • Monday, May 29: No Pickup
  • Tuesday, May 30: Southeast Quadrant
  • Wednesday, May 31: Southwest Quadrant
  • Thursday, June 1: No...
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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Ward 3 Open Forum May 31

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Join Ward 3 Councilman Alex Kelemen at the Ward 3 Open Forum on Wednesday, May 31 at 7 p.m. at Barlow Community Center. This is an opportunity to ask questions and share what's on your mind. Don't miss it!

Posted on: May 19, 2017

HFDA Donates $2,000 to St. Vincent DePaul

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     The Hudson Firefighters Association recently donated $2,000 to the St. Vincent DePaul Conference in Hudson to help those in our community who need assistance. The proceeds were generated through the Association’s annual Hol...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Traffic Disruption on E. Streetsboro May 20

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     Tomorrow morning, Saturday, May 20, Hudson Public Power will be pulling fiber across the road in the vicinity of 36 East Streetsboro Street. Work is expected to take place between 7 a.m. and noon. Traffic will be maintained...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Tornado Siren Testing Begins May 23

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     Installation of the City’s new high-tech Tornado Siren System is almost complete. The next step in the process is to test the five new sirens. Testing will take place starting Tuesday, May 23, weather permitting, and will c...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Students Graduate from Prestigious Hudson EMT Class

EMT Class Spring 2017

     The 13 talented students of Hudson EMS’ Spring 2017 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Class graduated the program on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. These outstanding students completed a rigorous 17-week education program that teaches the esse...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

N. Main Traffic Pattern Shifting May 11

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     Tomorrow, Thursday, May 11, we’ll be shifting traffic lanes again on N. Main Street back to the west side of the street in the downtown. Please be alert to the different traffic pattern.

     With the construc...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Bring the Family to the EMS Open House May 20

EMS Open House

     Find out how Hudson EMS is "Called to Care" for our community on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Safety Center, 40 South Oviatt Street. Join us for free food, refreshments, children’s activities, st...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

City Receives Grant from Hudson Garden Club

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     Hudson received a $1,000 grant from the Hudson Garden Club to help fund maintenance and watering services for the municipal flower plants around downtown Hudson. The Hudson Garden Club plants and maintains several public ga...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Free Reflective Mailbox Numbers for Seniors

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     If our safety forces can’t find you, they can’t help. Many mailbox numbers in Hudson are unreadable, not reflective, or are completely missing. This makes it difficult for Hudson safety forces to find the location where the...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

SR 8 Repairs Saturday

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     Emergency repairs will be made on State Route 8 northbound at the Barlow Road overpass starting at 5 a.m. Saturday. Two lanes will be closed while the repairs take place. When the first two lanes are repaired, the closure w...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Walk/Bike to School on May 10

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     For the seventh year in a row, Hudson City Schools will be joining schools from across the country to celebrate National Bike/Walk to School Day on Wednesday, May 10. Safe Routes Hudson encourages students who live 1 to 2 miles from sc...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Scam Alert

Scam Alert

     Hudson Public Power (HPP) and Hudson Water customers have been receiving calls from scammers demanding the customer pay their bill immediately to avoid service shutoff. The calls have even been received on weekends. These c...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

N. Main Traffic Pattern Changing End of Week

North Main Construction

     By the end of this week, weather permitting, contractors will be shifting traffic lanes on North Main Street, moving northbound traffic onto the new pavement on the east side of the road.

  • Construction will move to the middle of the road...
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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Ward 2 Open Forum May 4; Ward 3 Open Forum May 31

Ward Open Forum

     Stop by to chat with Councilman Casey Weinstein this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall for the Ward 2 Open Forum. This is a great opportunity to learn about what's going on in Hudson.

     Councilman Ale...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

American Fireworks Demo April 29

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     American Fireworks, located at 7041 Darrow Road, will hold its private fireworks demo night on Saturday, April 29 at dusk. A new flame ball effect will be demonstrated at the event. This will create a substantial "fire...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Make Your Own Rain Barrel May 6

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     Did you know rain barrels not only conserve water, but also help filter out pollutants and prevent erosion and flooding? Rain barrels can also generate savings on water and sewer bills and may result in credits toward storm...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Hudson Named Tree City USA and Growth Award Winner

Urban Forestry

     Hudson was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 36th consecutive year Hudson has received this honor. Hudson is one of more than...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Hudson Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs April 29

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     On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the City of Hudson and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of p...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Lemonade Days Start April 29

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     During the month of May, and at the end of April, students from Seton Catholic, Hudson Montessori, and Hudson City Schools will set up lemonade stands throughout the City, as Mayor Basil declared May to be Lemonade Day Mont...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Make a Difference on Community Service Day May 6

Community Service Day

     Calling all Hudson families - let's make a difference for our community! Hudson Community First, in partnership with the City of Hudson, Hudson Kiwanis, Friends of Hudson Parks, and First National Bank, is sponsoring a comm...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Hudson Named 8th Safest City in Ohio

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     The City of Hudson has been named the 8th safest city in Ohio by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. The organization looked at cities with populations of 5,000 and over, reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Norton Road / SR 91 Roadway Construction Update

Norton SR 91

     Work continues on the widening project at the Norton Road/SR 91 intersection improvement at the Stow-Hudson border. On Monday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m., crews will shift traffic onto a newly constructed pavement section on the north side ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Visit City of Hudson Booths at Hudson Community Expo

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     We'll be at the Hudson Community Expo April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hudson High School. Stop by to chat with Council, say hi to Hudson Police, Fire, and EMS, and learn more about Downtown Phase II, Tree Commis...

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Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Council Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

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     Hudson relies on volunteer boards and commissions as part of its government process. City Council is accepting applications for openings on the following boards and commissions:

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Developer Reveals Concepts for Downtown Phase II

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The developer revealed very preliminary concepts for Downtown Phase II at the April 13 Public Open House. If you missed the Open House, watch the video at the link below.

Public Open House April 13
Posted on: April 20, 2017

State Route 8 Maintenance Starts April 24

SR 8

     Starting Monday, April 24, the City of Hudson will perform maintenance on State Route 8 northbound and southbound between Seasons Road and State Route 303. Maintenance is expected to take up to two weeks, in various lanes, ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Hudson's Zoning Application Process Goes Paperless

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     Multiple trips to Hudson City Hall for zoning requests and approvals are now a thing of the past. Beginning April 19, 2017, Hudson’s community development department will accept applications and development plans online.

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Explore the Online Application System
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Stow Road Now Open

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Stow Road that was closed due to flooding is now open. Please be careful driving tonight and watch for standing water on the roadways. Even 6 inches of water can sweep away a vehicle so be safe.

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Update: Sanitary Sewer Project on Middleton Road

Middleton Road

What: Summit County DOSSS is replacing approximately 4,800 lineal feet of 8-inch sanitary sewers on the north side of the road (between Darrow Road and Stow Road).

Where: Middleton Road (between Darrow Road and Stow Road)

When: Beginning Mond...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

EAC Solar Symposium April 19

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     To address a clear growing interest in solar power among Hudson residents and business owners, Hudson’s Environmental Awareness Committee is hosting the first Hudson Solar Symposium on April 19, at 7:00 p.m., at the Hudson Library and ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Public Hearings in April

Notice of Public Hearing

     Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall to consider a conditional use request from Brew Kettle Hudson for a proposed expansion to a restaurant within 200 feet of a residential use at...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Coyote Season in Hudson

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     Coyotes are active this time of year. One was recently spotted near Wood Hollow Metro Park on Barlow Road. Coyotes have lived in the City of Hudson for many years and have rarely caused harm. They are generally shy and caut...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Ward 4 Open Forum April 19

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Come out to meet your Ward 4 Councilwoman Beth Bigham on Wednessday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. This is an opportunity to learn more about what’s happening in the City of Hudson and to ask questions. Hope to see you there!

Posted on: April 4, 2017

Keep Kids Safe by Slowing Down

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     The kids are back to school after spring break, you’re back from spring vacation, and the weather is warming up. What better way is there to enjoy the spring smell in the air than by rolling the windows down, turn...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Second Open House for Downtown Phase II April 13

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     The City of Hudson will host a Public Open House for the Downtown Phase II project on April 13 at the Jo-Ann Conference Center, 5381 Darrow Road, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This public meeting will be an opportunity to lea...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Barlow Road Closed at Railroad Crossing Starting April 3

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     Barlow Road will be closed  at the railroad crossing just east of Ellsworth Meadows starting Monday, April 3 for up to 120 days as part of the Barlow Road Improvements. The crossing will be improved to make for a safer transition ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Traffic Shift on North Main Street Week of April 3

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     A permanent construction zone will be established during the week of April 3. Traffic lanes will shift towards the west side of North Main Street, and to the south on Aurora Street. Two-way traffic will be maintained.

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Help Promote Work Zone Safety

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     The Public Works Department attended ODOT Construction Zone Training yesterday to review how to safely work on roadways. Though training is essential, it can't always prevent work zone accidents due to distracted or reckless drivers.

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Hudson's Digital Initiative Helping to Create an Economy for the Future

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     Hudson’s digital innovations to advance economic prosperity and provide better government services is being recognized locally and globally. Recently, Hudson was invited to become a member of the Global Institute for the St...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

EAC Supports a "Green" Hudson

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     Have you been thinking you should make more of an effort to live “greener”? With so much information out there, it’s hard to know where to start. Hudson’s Environmental Awareness Committee (EAC) has done the thinking for you. The EAC’s...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Help Stormwater Flow by Keeping Ditches Clear

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     As the weather continues to warm up, it is important to pay attention to the condition of the catch basins and ditches along your property. Maintenance of these items are essential to the efficient flow of stormwater and pr...

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: March 27, 2017

HFD Successfully Handles Mini Emergency

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     Hudson Fire Department successfully handled a “mini” emergency last week. A brother and sister arrived, one looking for the replacement of his lost fire badge, and the other for the removal of several plastic bracelets arou...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

New Payment Options Now Available

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     In January, the City launched a credit card payment system in the Utility Billing and Community Development departments. Now, the system has been implemented in several more City departments to make payments simpler for cit...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Spring Hydrant Flushing is April 10 - 21

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     The City will begin spring fire hydrant flushing throughout Hudson from April 10 - 21. 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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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Board of Revision Complaint Forms Due March 31

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Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE reminds taxpayers that the deadline to file a complaint against the valuation of real property is Friday, March 31, 2017. Complaints can now be submitted electronically.

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Road Construction Update March 17, 2017

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     A few construction projects may impact traffic next week. Take a look so you will be prepared for your Monday morning drive.

Tree Removal on Clock Tower Green

     A large tree located on the corner of North Ma...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Downtown Phase II Designs Underway

Downtown Phase II Open House Screen Capture

     Main Street and First & Main retail center is the focal point of our downtown. Hudson is expanding on this concept by creating exciting new options for office space and residences for young professionals and empty nesters. 

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

North Main Street Construction to Begin Monday

N. Main

     Construction on the North Main Street Improvement Project was originally scheduled to begin April 15, but due to the mild weather, we've asked the contractor to complete the remaining storm sewer work on this proje...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

City Launches New, More User Friendly Online Codified Ordinances

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     The City of Hudson has launched a new, more user-friendly online Code of Ordinances created by Municode of Tallahassee, Florida. For the first time the City’s Codified Ordinances includes the Land Development Code and the E...

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Learn How to Use Municode
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Ellsworth Meadows Stay and Play Package Available

Ellsworth Meadows

     Did you know Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club and Akron/Stow Marriott offer a Stay and Play package for one low price? The package includes overnight accommodations in one room for two, complimentary breakfast for two, and an 18...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

March 8 Wind Storm Damage

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     Yesterday’s March winds brought down trees and power lines that kept our Hudson Public Power and City service crews out all day and night clearing roadways and keeping the lights on.  To the best of our k...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Orange Barrel Season is Coming

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     We are quickly approaching orange barrel season in Hudson, and some construction has already started due to random weather breaks in our lovely Ohio winter! The City has many projects planned this year to continuously impro...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Prepare for Emergencies During Severe Weather Awareness Week

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     Do you have a plan in place for when severe weather hits? Knowing what to do before, during, and after an emergency can make all the difference when seconds count. Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 19-25, and is the pe...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know

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     It’s Sunshine Week, the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information. The City of Hudson is committed to providing an open, accessible, and transparent government for its citizens. What are some o...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

ODOT Work on Middleton Road Bridge March 9

Middleton

On Thursday, March 9, ODOT will be working on the Middleton Road bridge over I-480, east of Stow Road. One lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers. Expect delays.

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Work on SR 91 March 9

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On Thursday, March 9, pavement and soil samples will be collected along SR 91 between Brandywine Drive and Middleton Road in preparation for the design of the proposed SR 91 North Turn Lane project. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays in thi...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Upcoming Public Hearings March 2017

Public Hearing

     Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall to consider a conditional use request for approval of a proposed pet boarding kennel containing grooming, boarding, and day care services on S...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Grant to Provide Clearer Picture for HCTV Viewers

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     The Burton D. Morgan Foundation is providing a way for HCTV viewers to enjoy a clearer, more reliable picture. The Foundation awarded a $27,000 grant to Hudson Community Television (HCTV) to purchase and install new transmi...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

SR 91/Prospect Intersection Improvements

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     As part of the State Route 91 and Prospect Intersection Improvements, Dominion East Ohio Gas Company will be relocating the gas lines near the SR 91/Prospect intersection this week. Lane closures are possible during this ti...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Join the City's Engineering Team

Job Opportunity

     The City of Hudson is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Project Designer. The job includes performing complex engineering/design work in the following areas:

  1. Transportation/traffic engineering projects
  2. Storm/water/se...
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Posted on: March 1, 2017

City Staff Present Solar Energy Webinar

Solar Webinar

     On February 23, City staff presented an educational webinar about Hudson’s initiatives and experiences with solar energy. The webinar is part of American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Demonstration o...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Storm Cleanup in Progress

Tree Down

     Several trees are down due to this morning's storm that passed through Hudson. Crews are out removing hazardous debris from roadways and addressing other storm damage. Hudson Public Power is working to restore powe...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Traffic Signal Installation at Barlow/Terex

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     UPDATE 3/3/17: Project has been delayed approximately one month.

     Work will begin on or about March 1, 2017 to construct a traffic signal at the Barlow Road and Terex Road (West) intersection. Underground ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Southbound Lane Closure at Norton Rd/SR 91 Intersection

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One lane southbound at Norton Road/State Route 91 intersection will be closed starting today through Friday. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays in this area.

Posted on: February 27, 2017

City and Kiwanis Partner to Provide Splash Pad

Splash Pad

     Beginning this summer, Hudson children will have a fun new way to beat the heat. The City of Hudson and the Kiwanis Club of Hudson have partnered to create a new splash pad at Veterans Way Park.

     The splas...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

City Kicks Off Downtown Phase II Implementation Process

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     More than 100 residents and business owners attended the February 23 Downtown Phase II Open House at Barlow Community Center. The event kicked off implementation of the Downtown Phase II expansion project that will feature ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Pavement Patching/Striping in Progress on SR 91

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Pavement patching and striping is in progress on SR 91 between Owen Brown Street and Ravenna Street and is expected to continue through this Saturday. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays in this area.

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Southbound Lane Closure at Norton/SR 91 Intersection

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One lane southbound at Norton Road/State Route 91 intersection will be closed today. Two way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays in this area.

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Police Warn of Utility Worker Home Burglary Scam

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     The Hudson Police Department is warning residents of a utility worker burglary scam that took place earlier this week near SR 303 and Elmcrest. A female approached the home of a Hudson resident saying she was investigating ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Summit County DOSSS Work on Middleton Road

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     The Summit County Department of Sanitary Sewer Services will be replacing an 8-ft. sanitary sewer line on the north side of Middleton Road between Darrow and Stow Roads. Emergency repairs to a broken sewer closed the westbo...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Annual Sewer Lining Project Begins This Summer

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     The City will begin its annual sewer lining project this summer. This project targets storm sewers that are in need of repair based on a storm sewer rating system. The lining process will eliminate the risk of sink holes by...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

City Installing New High-Tech Tornado Siren System

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     With the help of a $64,500 grant from the Ohio Development Services Agency, the City is replacing its tornado siren with a new, high-tech multi-siren storm warning system, including weather monitoring software. The five new...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

North Main Improvements Construction Begins in April

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     In April (weather permitting), we will begin final construction on the $4.8 million North Main Street Improvement project that includes replacements of aging infrastructure and improvements to the streetscape in front of th...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

City to Host Open House for Downtown Phase II February 23

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     The City of Hudson will host a Public Open House for the Downtown Phase II Implementation Process on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00 PM at Barlow Community Center. This public meeting will be an opportunity to meet the City’...

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Downtown Phase II
Posted on: January 30, 2017

State Financial Health Indicators Report

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     The Ohio Auditor of State has developed Financial Health Indicators as a tool to gather financial information, percentages, and ratios Hudson’s annual financial statements to measure financial stability. The report indicate...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Industrial Space Available on Hudson Drive

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Buildings located on the former Ramco property are now for sale by the City of Hudson. The buildings are in excellent condition, allow easy access to State Route 8 and Seasons Road, and provide the opportunity to become part of Hudson's outstanding busine...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Stop for School Buses

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School's back in session and school buses are back out on the road. According to the National Safety Council, 25 million students nationwide take the school bus on a daily basis. Approximately 26 students are killed and 9,000 injured each year in...

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