The City of Hudson Department of Public Works is dedicated to providing timely, cost-effective services to the citizens of Hudson. Divisions, departments and programs within Public Works include:
- Cemeteries (Municipal)
- Hudson Public Power
- Leaf Collection
- Public Properties
- Service Division
- Snow & Ice Control
- Street Maintenance
- Stormwater Management
- Urban Forestry
- Water & Sewer
For a list of current open bids for Public Works projects and services, please visit Bid Postings.
- How do I report a power outage?
To report a power outage (330) 342-1715. Please provide the time and any noises that you may have heard prior to the lights going out. Include your address and phone number, which will help us locate the problem and call you back if we need more information. Do not call 911 to report a power outage.
- Does the City of Hudson remove dead animals?
If the dead animal is on the roadway or City property, Public Works will arrange for the animal to be removed. If the dead animal is on private property, it is the responsibility of the property owner to remove it or otherwise arrange for the animal to be removed.
- Who performs the work?
The Service Division of the Public Works Department performs snow plowing and ice control. The Service Division receives assistance from other Public Works divisions for back-up drivers as needed. The Service Division is also assisted by private contractors to clear the turn-around area of cul-de-sacs, as well as public parking lots and sidewalks.
- What happens when winter weather hits after hours and on weekends?
Service Division supervisors are notified by the Hudson Police Department that snow and ice control is needed. Supervisors then contact crew members to report for duty. It is not unusual for the Service Division snow and ice control crews to work overtime hours on weekends and holidays.
- When and how do we monitor the weather?
From early October to April, City staff monitors roadway and weather conditions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can respond to winter conditions at any time with a variety of equipment and personnel. Proper and timely response to winter weather conditions is paramount to the safety of the traveling public, the economic viability of the city, and neighborhood livability. The Service Division’s primary source of weather information comes from a commercial satellite weather system called Digital Transmission Network (DTN). This system displays up-to-date weather information and graphics similar to what is on the local television stations.
- When do we plow?
The Service Division considers all winter precipitation events to be emergency in nature. Whether it’s a freezing drizzle situation or a 14-inch snowstorm, appropriate crews are dispatched in response to the conditions. The response may range from a few salt/chemical application trucks to cover freezing bridge decks, to a full mobilization of all snow removal equipment.
- Who is responsible for clearing the sidewalks from snow?
In residential neighborhoods, it is the homeowner's responsibility to keep the sidewalk, curb and gutter free from snow and ice. Please see City Ordinance 660.05 here. Business owners are responsible for sidewalks leading to their business. The City will maintain all public walk ways on City property.
- How will I know if the City has issued a parking ban?
The City will announce all parking bans on the City website, Hudson Community Television, and social media notifications.
- How do I report water in my ditch?
Call the Department of Public Works at (330) 342-1750 to report problems with water flow in your ditch. Your request will be entered into our work order system. The ditch will be inspected by our stormwater Construction Coordinator who will access the best practice to maintain the storm water system.
Public Works Department | M - F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | 1769 Georgetown Rd. | Hudson, OH 44236 | (330) 342-1750 | Email
After Hours Emergency Numbers | Hudson Public Power: (330) 342-1715 | Hudson Water: (330) 342-1800