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HUDSON, OH (February 22, 2022) – Hudson City Council President Chris Foster announced on February 22, 2022 that Jane Howington, Hudson’s City Manager, has reached a mutually agreed upon separation of employment with the City. Howington has served in the position since August 2014. Her last day will be March 18, 2022.
It is anticipated that Thomas Sheridan, Assistant City Manager, will be appointed Interim City Manager upon Howington’s departure and while City Council conducts a search for her replacement. According to Council President Foster, Council intends to begin the search process and hopes to have a new city manager soon.
“We appreciate Jane’s service to the community over the past seven plus years and we wish her well. With the leadership of Thom Sheridan, we will continue to provide quality services to our citizens during this transition,” Foster said.
Thom Sheridan, who has more than 30 years’ experience, joined the Hudson team as City Engineer in 2008. In 2017, he became Assistant City Manager. Over his tenure in Hudson, Sheridan has been responsible for a variety of key City initiatives, including the Atterbury Boulevard roadway improvements, smart traffic signals to improve traffic flow, and the Citywide connectivity of bike/hike trails and sidewalks.
Sheridan is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Ohio and Pennsylvania; Professional Surveyor, Ohio; Certified Class II Water Distribution Operator; and Certified Floodplain Manager.
Prior to his tenure with Hudson, Sheridan worked for the City of Stow, Ohio as Assistant City Engineer and Assistant Service Director. Sheridan graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Youngstown State University.