News Flash

Posted on: February 13, 2019

Hudson Named Global Top7 Intelligent Community by ICF

Top7 Hudson Logo

The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) named Hudson, Ohio a Top7 Intelligent Community of 2019. The global Top7 list includes communities from the United States, Canada, Australia, and Taiwan. One of these communities will be named the Intelligent Communit...

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Hudson's Journey to Intelligent Community City News & Updates
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Learn More About Housing Options in Downtown Phase II

Housing

With Hudson’s aging demographics, Downtown Phase II will offer housing styles for baby boomers who want to downsize and stay in Hudson and young professionals who like to live close to where they work. Town homes with first-floor masters, sidewa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Velocity Broadband Isn't Just for Business Anymore

Fiber Line Addresses

The City of Hudson has announced that additional addresses along the existing City-owned and operated fiber line are now eligible to sign up for Velocity Broadband internet and phone service. The goal of Velocity Broadband is to enable connectivity and co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Leadership Hudson - Creating an Intelligent Community

Taste of Hudson

Leadership Hudson educates individuals who live and work in Hudson about the city government, schools, businesses, and organizations that make up the community. Throughout its 17 years, Leadership Hudson classes have collaborated to make innovative additi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Drug Safe Hudson - Creating an Intelligent Community

2018 Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Hudson Police Department, the Hudson Community Foundation, Hudson Community First, and Hudson High School students have co-created a broad and inclusive coalition called Drug Safe Hudson, taking efforts into their own hands to prevent drug abuse and a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Statewide Tornado Drill is 3/20

Statewide Tornado Drill

Hudson will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill on Wednesday, March 20 at 9:50 a.m. as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. The drill is on a weather-permitting basis and the sirens will not be activated if threatening weather exists.

City News & Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2019

RAMCO - Creating an Intelligent Community

RAMCO

A few years ago, the City of Hudson and RAMCO Specialities, Inc. worked together to find a solution where this innovative company could stay and grow in Hudson. Fast forward to today and Hudson is home to RAMCO and its 165,000-square-foot state-of-the-art...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

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 13, 2019

HPP Recognized for Reliable Electric Service to the Community

HPP Reliability

Hudson Public Power has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2018. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association, a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned e...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Stormwater Open House is March 20

Morse Road Existing Site

The City of Hudson encourages the public to attend an open house and share their thoughts regarding the proposed stormwater management design for the proposed Downtown Phase II development.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Bar...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Ellsworth Meadows Gearing Up For Season With Improvements

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club, owned and operated by the City of Hudson, made several improvements to the course last year that will enhance the golfing experience for golfers this season.

The newly redesigned 9th Hole opened last season to great reviews. Th...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Visit Us at the Hudson Community Expo March 16

Hudson Logo

We'll be at the Hudson Community Expo Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hudson High School! Stop by to chat with some of our Hudson Council members and Mayor Basil, find City department information, and visit our booths:

Hudson Police Department...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Hack18 - Creating an Intelligent Community

Hack 18

In 2018, the City of Hudson and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation held a civic Hackathon called Innovate Hudson: Hack18. This event, held during Global Entrepreneurship Week, brought together students from Hudson City Schools, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Acad...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

SR 8 Pavement Replacement Project Update

SR 8 sign

Update from ODOT: Beginning on Monday, March 11 until further notice, SR 8 northbound and southbound between Graham Rd. and SR 303 will have various daily lane restrictions for roadway construction. This $58 million pavement reconstruction project is sche...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Spring forward! Time to test your smoke alarm batteries

Spring forward check smoke alarms

Daylight Savings Time begins this weekend! On Sunday, March 10th at 2 a.m., clocks will spring forward one hour. In addition to remembering to change your clocks, this is a great time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

Did you know 3 out of 5 ho...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Owen Brown Street Closed Sunday

owen brown closure

The Hudson Water Department will be replacing a water valve on Owen Brown Street between Lennox and Morse on Sunday, March 10. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thank you for your patience during this necessary work.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Seton Catholic School - Creating an Intelligent Community

Harvesting Tower Garden

Seton Catholic School, with a student body of approximately 420, has integrated extensive sustainability initiatives into its facilities and curriculum. The students at Seton Catholic are learning to be mindful of human impact on the planet and to think a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Hudson Library - Creating an Intelligent Community

Library

As a community leader, the Hudson Library & Historical Society promotes digital equality by introducing, educating, and empowering the community through the latest technological advancements. Learn about the multitude of programs and opportunities the...

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Hudson Library - Creating an Intelligent Community City News & Updates
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Downtown Phase II will be on May 7 Election Ballot

Render 1 - Morse Road Looking North

City Council has authorized placing a ballot issue for an advisory vote on the May 7 primary election. Like the advisory election held for First & Main, this issue asks voters if the City should continue with development of Downtown Phase II.

The quest...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Hudson City Schools - Creating an Intelligent Community

Digital Equality

Hudson City School District's focus on digital equality, innovation, sustainability, extensively preparing students for college and the workforce, and more has aided in positioning Hudson for the future. Learn about Hudson City School District's exciting ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Council Renews Preferred Hauler Contract with Republic Services

Trash Carts Cropped

On February 19, City Council approved a new three-year contract with Republic Services as the City’s Preferred Trash and Recycling Hauler. The purpose of the Preferred Hauler Program is to offer quality services at lower prices to residents. Wit...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2019

WRA - Creating an Intelligent Community

WRA Innovation

Hudson is embracing a culture of innovation, problem solving, and collaboration in order for Hudson to remain relevant while preserving its significant history. The City is focused on collaborating with local schools, organizations, and businesses to fost...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

It's Pothole Season - Report It with Engage Hudson

Engage Hudson

The extreme changes in temperature plus the amount of rain throughout the last few weeks has taken a toll on Hudson’s roadways, and potholes have been popping up more often. Potholes can form in a matter of minutes due to the expansion and contr...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Sign Up for Rain Barrel Workshop March 16

Green on Green Rain Barrel  Workshop

The City and Tinker's Creek Watershed Partners are offering two Rain Barrel Workshop sessions at the Hudson Community Expo on Saturday, March 16! Learn how to make your own rain barrel, how to use it, and how it is a great way to conserve water. Participa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Real Estate Tax Relief Available to Victims of Recent Storm

Summit Fiscal Office

Akron, Ohio, February 25, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that real estate tax relief will be available to residents who have sustained damage to their property in the wake of the recent sto...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Wolves? No. Coyotes? Probably.

Coyote

Wolves? No. Coyotes? Probably. A recent social media post mentioned the possibility of wolves in Hudson. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources there have been no reports of wolves in Northeast Ohio. More likely, they were coyotes, which ar...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Lisa Radigan Appointed to Ward 2 Vacant Seat

Town Hall Winter

At last night's City Council meeting, Lisa Radigan was unanimously appointed to fill the vacant Ward 2 City Council seat. Lisa has been a resident of Hudson for four and a half years and is Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Deputy Chief Legal Offi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Downtown Phase II Architectural Renderings Now Available

DTHP2 Render - Road A Looking West

What will Downtown Phase II look like? Architectural renderings of Downtown Phase II are now on our website. These are conceptual drawings that will begin discussions toward finalizing the architecture of the project, which would go through City Council a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 21, 2019

The Section 8 Housing Myth

DTPHII Render - Owen Brown Looking North at Village Way

Lots of rumors are flying about Section 8 housing in Downtown Phase II, so let’s look at the facts. 

First, the 30-unit apartment complex with lease rates above market value has been removed from the Downtown Phase II plan at Council&...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Here's the Latest on the LDC Update

Hudson Logo

The City began the process of updating its entire Land Development Code (LDC) in the Spring of 2018. At the February 5, 2019 City Council Meeting, the LDC Update was narrowed at Council's direction to only focus on Administrative changes and a few issues ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 15, 2019

City to Close Recycling at Oak Grove Park - Recycle Curbside Instead!

Recycling Center

Based on recommendation from the Environmental Awareness Committee (EAC), the City of Hudson will be closing the recycling area located at Oak Grove Park by May 1, 2019.  

The EAC cited the following continuous operational and budgetary challenges...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Hudson Parks Seeks Sponsors for AED Units

AED Unit

Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in the United States and can happen to anyone at any time. Less than 10% of victims survive. Thousands of people of all ages use the Hudson Parks every week for physical activities such as jogging, dog walking,...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 15, 2019

City Offices Closed for President's Day

President's Day

City Offices will be closed Monday, February 18 in observance of President's Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, February 19. The sanitation schedule will not be affected.

City News & Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2019

City Launches Online Construction and Road Projects Maps

Construction Projects Interactive Map

Wondering if your road is on the construction schedule this year? Curious about the status of a stormwater project? Hudson has launched online, interactive maps that make it easy to check the status of a project.

By clicking on the “Construction ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Council Considers Brine Well for Water Treatment Plant

Brine Well Map

Hudson City Council is considering the construction of a brine well to supply brine for the water treatment plant. The well would be located near the City’s water treatment plant. The City has secured the necessary permits from the Ohio Department of Natu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Metro SWAT Demonstrates Tactics During Training

SWAT Training

What exactly does Metro SWAT do? Four Hudson Police officers, one Hudson paramedic, and the Hudson EMS Medical Director all participate in this specialized team. Take a look!

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Fire Safe Seniors Program Begins Product Installations

Fire Safe Seniors

It’s not too late to participate in the Hudson Fire Department’s Fire Safe Seniors Program that provides fire safety products free to Hudson seniors age 65 and older. Installation of these products will begin this month and will contin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Update: Akron Water's Middleton Rd. Waterline Replacement Project

Middleton Road Photo

Read the latest on Akron Water's Middleton Road Waterline Replacement Project below. You can find more information about this project here.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 24, 2019

State of the City 2019

2019 State of the City

On Wednesday, January 23, Hudson City Manager Jane Howington, Chief Innovation Officer Paul Leedham, Chief Economic Officer Jim Stifler, and Community Relations Manager Rhonda Kadish delivered the 2019 State of the City Address at the Hudson Chamber of Co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Downtown Phase II Update

DTPHII Update

Find out the latest about the Downtown Phase II area by watching the update video.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Ward 4 Forum Postponed - New Date is Feb. 6

Ward 4 Open Forum

The Ward 4 Open Forum originally scheduled for January 30 has been postponed due to the extreme cold. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 6 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

City News & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2019

The Ice Rink is Open

Ice Rink

The Hudson Ice Rink is open and ready for skaters! The rink is located at Hudson Springs Park and is open dawn to dusk. The rink will remain open as long as temperatures stay low enough to keep it frozen. Remember to be mindful of the weather and temperat...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Trash Collection Updates

Trash Carts Cropped

AA Sanitation:

AA Sanitation is running on schedule.

Kimble:

Kimble is currently running on schedule, though route times may vary slightly as drivers work to maintain their schedules. Kimble asks that trash is put out the evening before your normally schedul...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Stay Eco-Friendly During the Super Bowl

Football

The Cleveland Browns may not be in the Super Bowl this year, but you may still be hosting parties on February 3. The Environmental Awareness Committee has some suggestions to keep your party environmentally friendly.

  • Skip the disposable party items. Avoid ...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Keep Sidewalks Clear

Shoveling Snow

As we all continue clean up after this weekend's snow event, please remember to keep your sidewalks shoveled to allow safe travel throughout the City. Also, keep your mailbox and house numbers clear of snow so safety forces can easily find you in case of ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Help Reduce the Impact of Salt on the Environment

Ice

Winter has finally made its appearance in Hudson. If you're reaching for the deicing salt to make your driveway and sidewalks passable, review the tips below so you can help reduce the impact of salt on the environment.

Click photo below to enlarge.

Followi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors Offering Food to Federal Employees

Hudson Logo

Effective immediately, if you are a federal employee not receiving a pay check due to the government shut down, Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors is offering free food to you and your family. You must live in Hudson, Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Munroe Falls, or Pen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2019

SWAT Team Training Scheduled for January 16

Metro SWAT

The Hudson Police Department will be holding Metro SWAT team training on January 16, 2019, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., at the vacant City-owned buildings scheduled for demolition at the corner of Owen Brown Street and Morse Road. The training will include ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2019

City Offices Closed Monday

Hudson Logo

City offices will be closed Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 22.

City News & Updates
Posted on: January 9, 2019

New Traffic Signals Installed at Seasons Road and SR 8

Seasons Road SR 8 New Signals

The Ohio Department of Transportation completed installing new traffic signals at the Seasons Road and State Route 8 off-ramps this week. The signals currently are on flash-mode, with off-ramp signals flashing red and the Seasons Roads signals flashing ye...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Coyote Sightings Early This Season

coyote

With the recent warmer-than-usual weather, coyote sightings in Hudson have started earlier this season. Coyotes have been in Hudson for many years and have rarely cause harm. They are more visible in the spring and fall and appear often around dawn and du...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Letter from the Council President on Downtown Phase II

Letter from Bill Wooldredge 10-24-2018

Following is a letter from Council President Bill Wooldredge regarding Downtown Phase II.  To view the letter, click here.

October 24, 2018

To all Hudson residents and businesses:

     As Hudson City Council President, I s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Snow Plow Contractors - Apply for City Permit Online

Snow Removal

     All commercial and residential snow plowing and snow removal companies must have a license to operate within the boundaries of Hudson. The annual fee is $15 for each vehicle that will operate within the City. The applicatio...

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City News & Updates

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 8, 2019

SR 8 Pavement Replacement Project Update

SR 8 sign

Update from ODOT: Beginning on Monday, March 11 until further notice, SR 8 northbound and southbound between Graham Rd. and SR 303 will have various daily lane restrictions for roadway construction. This $58 million pavement reconstruction project is sche...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Owen Brown Street Closed Sunday

owen brown closure

The Hudson Water Department will be replacing a water valve on Owen Brown Street between Lennox and Morse on Sunday, March 10. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thank you for your patience during this necessary work.

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Road Construction Updates