City News & Updates

Posted on: January 17, 2017

City Launches Financial Transparency Tools

open gov

Today, Hudson launched two financial transparency tools on the City website that offer citizens an easy, interactive way to learn more about City finances. The Open Checkbook and Taxpayer Receipt applications allow users to delve deeper into how the City spends tax dollars.

Open Checkbook provides the ability to explore the City budget and transactions through a searchable, checkbook-like format. Citizens can see where the City has spent money by category since the year 2000, explore budget allocations for the current year, and see how revenue has been spent during the current fiscal year. A graph depicting how much income tax the City has received for the last 16 years is also available, along with more in-depth information.

Hudson’s Taxpayer Receipt tool allows citizens to see how individual income tax is spent by the City. By answering a few questions, citizens can find out how much of their tax money goes towards road improvements, Hudson City Schools, street and sidewalk construction, and more. The tool is easy to use and provides a deeper understanding of how the City allocates funds.

“We are excited to provide access to these innovative, easy-to-use tools,” said Jeff Knoblauch, Finance Director. “Our goal is to be as transparent and engaged with Hudson citizens as possible. These tools allow anyone, not just those with a financial background, to understand how City finances work.”

Hudson residents are encouraged to explore these new tools on the City of Hudson website.

Financial Transparency Tools
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in City News & Updates

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAf7AAAAJDIzNjZlOTc1LTA4NmMtNDYzYS1iNTkyLTg4Yzk3YjZjNzc0Yw

EAC Supports a "Green" Hudson

Posted on: March 27, 2017
Downtown Phase II Open House Screen Capture

Downtown Phase II Designs Underway

Posted on: March 14, 2017
0324171447a

New Payment Options Now Available

Posted on: March 24, 2017
orange barrel

Orange Barrel Season is Coming

Posted on: March 9, 2017
sunshine week

Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know

Posted on: March 9, 2017
Barlow

March 8 Wind Storm Damage

Posted on: March 9, 2017
Public Hearing

Upcoming Public Hearings March 2017

Posted on: March 7, 2017
sr 91

Work on SR 91 March 9

Posted on: March 8, 2017
Job Opportunity

Join the City's Engineering Team

Posted on: March 2, 2017
Tree Down

Storm Cleanup in Progress

Posted on: March 1, 2017
DOSS Work

Summit County DOSSS Work on Middleton Road

Posted on: February 23, 2017
Faucet

Water Line Testing February 22

Posted on: February 21, 2017
tree removal

Tree Removals Along SR 303 Feb. 20 - 24

Posted on: February 16, 2017
President's Day

City Offices Closed President's Day

Posted on: February 9, 2017
Public Hearing

Public Hearings at BZBA Meeting

Posted on: February 13, 2017
RITA

E-File Taxes with RITA

Posted on: January 27, 2017
kindness

Share the Love!

Posted on: February 9, 2017
rain garden

What is My Stormwater Fee Used For?

Posted on: February 9, 2017
Financial health

State Financial Health Indicators Report

Posted on: January 30, 2017
Crossing Guard

Join our Team as a School Crossing Guard

Posted on: February 2, 2017
HPP

If Your Lights Go Out, Call HPP 24/7

Posted on: February 2, 2017
ash borer

SR 91 Lane Closure February 3

Posted on: February 1, 2017
snow plow

Snow Plow Routes in Hudson

Posted on: January 27, 2017
dogs

Do Your Part to Prevent Pollution

Posted on: January 27, 2017
barlow

Ward 3 Open Forum January 30

Posted on: January 12, 2017
ice rink

Ice Rink Moved to Veterans Way

Posted on: January 12, 2017
ellsworth

Join the St. Patrick's Day Scramble

Posted on: January 13, 2017
fuelgas

The 1970 FuelGas Explosion

Posted on: January 12, 2017
prune

Prune Your Trees This Winter

Posted on: January 12, 2017
credit card

Pay City Fees with Credit Card

Posted on: January 6, 2017
crop.png

Preemption System Helps Increase Safety

Posted on: January 6, 2017
bzba

Public Hearings at BZBA Meeting

Posted on: January 6, 2017
Kids getting on bus

Stop for School Buses

Posted on: January 5, 2017