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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Join Us for a Toy Drive Benefiting Akron Children's Hospital October 29

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Help make a child smile this Halloween by participating in our Drive-Thru Toy Drive benefiting Akron Children's Hospital! This Thursday, October 29 between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., drive through the City Hall Parking Lot at 1140 Terex Road to drop off your dona...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Local Ballot Issues Appearing on November 3 Election Ballot

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Four ballot issues (Issues 16, 17, 18, & 19) reflecting the City of Hudson Charter Review Commission's Charter Amendment recommendations will appear on the November 3, 2020 election ballot for Hudson voters. View the ballot language along wit...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Fall Hydrant Flushing Begins October 12

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The City is conducting fall fire hydrant flushing throughout Hudson beginning October 12 through October 23. Fire hydrants are flushed twice a year to clear the lines of accumulation. Residents may notice discolored water for a short time during the flush...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Site in Summit County October 9 & 10

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A COVID-19 pop-up testing site will be available in Akron on October 9th and 10th. Anyone can get a no-cost test at this location. No appointment is needed; walk-ins and drive-ins accepted both days. A health care provider’s referral is not needed. Quanti...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Hudson Fire Department Receives Funding to Continue Fire Safe Seniors Program

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Hudson Fire Department (HFD) recently received a $46,300 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant for the continuation of its Fire Safe Seniors Program. The grant, along with a $2,300 contribution from Hudson Fire Department, will be able to fund 150 additional s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Downtown Phase II Financials - October 2, 2020

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The City has received multiple requests for the costs associated with Downtown Phase II that have been paid thus far. To date, the City has spent $8,726,000 on the project which is now on hold pending Council’s discussion and decision on the scope and nat...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Council Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

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City Council is currently accepting applications for openings on the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals, Cemetery Board, Environmental Awareness Committee, HCTV Advisory Committee and Planning Commission. Applications will be accepted through Friday, No...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Hudson Trick-or-Treat is October 31

Halloween 2020 Masks

The City of Hudson will hold its annual citywide Halloween Trick-or-Treat on October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. We encourage children to wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow safety guidelines established by the State of Ohio. The best practice...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Where to Place Election Signs

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With the General Election coming up on November 3, political signs are popping up throughout the City. Hudson welcomes political signs, but they must be placed on private property (with the permission of the property owner) and not in the public right-of-...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2020

HPD Investigating Recent Vehicle Thefts and Thefts From Vehicles

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The Hudson Police Department is investigating a series of vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles that took place in the northwest area of the City during the early morning hours of September 20.

A group of suspects stole a total of five vehicles and rifle...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2020

BCC Dam Improvements Live Public Webinar to be Held 9/24

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The City of Hudson will be hosting the first of a number of live webinars that discusses the upcoming Barlow Community Center Dam Improvement Project. The first webinar will be held on Thursday, September 24 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Another session will be h...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of Hudson Recognized for Performance Management Leadership

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The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) has recognized the City of Hudson with a Certificate of Achievement in Performance Management for its commitment to a culture of data-driven decision-making, which includes comparative analysis, ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Ellsworth Meadows Has Banner Year

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In spite of a recent closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club is bringing in record revenues. After weeks of staying home and most sports activities cancelled, people flocked to Ellsworth Meadows when the State eased restrictions ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Examining Trends Helps Plan for the Future

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The City of Hudson proactively looks at current trends to help plan for the future of Hudson. Recently, the City formalized those trends in a Hudson Trends Report that has been published on the City’s website. This report is a snapshot in time, ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Council to Discuss Future of Downtown Phase II Development at 9/22 Workshop

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HUDSON, OH (September 16, 2020) – At the September 8 Hudson City Council Workshop, Fairmount Properties, developers of Downtown Phase I – First & Main, presented their vision for a mostly residential development on the land propose...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 17, 2020

In-Person Council Meetings / Workshops to Resume 9/22

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After holding Hudson City Council meetings and workshops remotely for months due to Coronavirus, Council will hold the 9/22 Council Workshop in-person at Town Hall.

Due to social distancing requirements, only 12 members of the public at a time will be allo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 10, 2020

UPDATED: Summit County Goes Back Down to Risk Level 1 / Yellow

Coronavirus Update

UPDATE: Summit County is now Risk Level 1 / Yellow as of 9/17/20.

[Akron, OH] – Summit County Public Health was alerted this afternoon that Summit County has moved from Risk Level 2/ Orange into Risk Level 3/ Red in the Ohio Public Health Advisor...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 3, 2020

HPD Recognized for Community Policing Efforts

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The Hudson Police Department was recently named the September 2020 “Agency of the Month” for their outstanding community policing efforts by the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police and the Law Enforcement Foundation’s Commun...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 2, 2020

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Underway

SR 91 Turn Lane Project Update

The SR 91 North Turn Lane Project construction is underway. The project is designed to improve safety, reduce traffic congestion, and provide better pedestrian and bicycle travel between Brandywine Drive and Middleton Road.

Improvements include left-turn l...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 20, 2020

City Announces New Fixed Rate for Natural Gas Endorsement Program

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The City of Hudson has again chosen Constellation to provide residents and small businesses with low-cost natural gas supply following a competitive bidding process. A $2.75 per Mcf rate has been set for gas consumed for the November 2020 through October ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Income Tax Revenues Rebound from COVID-19

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City of Hudson income tax revenues rebounded in August as tax filings came in after the tax filing extension. Due to COVID-19, City income tax returns and payments for tax year 2019 with a due date of April 15, 2020 were extended to July 15, 2020. The fil...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Hudson Headlines - New Hudson Skate Park

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The new Hudson skate park opened at the end of July and has already become a local favorite! Check it out during this week’s Hudson Headlines below.

Remember, all skate park visitors must follow all Ohio Department of Health and Summit County Pub...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Follow Public Health Orders When Utilizing Hudson Parks

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The City of Hudson continues to receive complaints that visitors using the Veterans Way Park splash pad and skate park facilities have not been observing the COVID-19 safety protocols established by the State of Ohio Department of Health. These park facil...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Hines Hill Road and Stow Road Railroad Crossings to Close Next Week

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UPDATE: Both crossings are now OPEN.

Norfolk Southern Railroad is planning to return to Hudson next week to resume rail replacement work at the Hines Hill Road and Stow Road railroad crossings. 

Hines Hill Road will be closed at the railroad crossi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2020

HPD Apprehends Burglary Suspects

Chief Perry Tabak

HUDSON, OH (August 5, 2020) – The Hudson Police Department (HPD) is investigating a burglary that occurred at 3:15 a.m. the morning of August 5, 2020 on North Hayden Parkway. A resident reported their alarm system was triggered by two unknown su...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Lane Closure on SR 303 Near Oviatt Street Begins 8/4

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On Wednesday, August 5 at 8:30 a.m., repair work will begin on a failing electrical vault on SR 303 near Oviatt Street. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in this area and two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers. The work is anticipated to take ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Senior Activities Remain On Hold

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) had a full schedule of activities for 2020 that were placed on hold due to COVID-19. All senior activities sponsored by the Senior Advisory Committee will remain on hold indefinitely.

The City of Hudson is reviewi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 31, 2020

SR 303 On Ramp to SR 8 North Closing August 3 for 90 Days

Ramp Closure

The SR 8 northbound on ramp from West Streetsboro Street will close beginning on Monday, August 3 for 90 days. During the first seven days of the closure, the detour will be Chittenden Road to Hines Hill Road to Dean Memorial Parkway to SR 8.

A temporary r...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 29, 2020

City Explores Single-Hauler Concept

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The Hudson Environmental Awareness Committee recently presented a report to City Council on their research into the concept of using a single trash hauler in Hudson. Council asked the EAC to work with City staff to develop a survey for residents to gather...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Parks Survey Results to be Used for Parks Master Plan

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City Council and Park Board received the results of a survey revealing resident attitudes of how well Hudson Parks are fulfilling community needs along with their usage and opinions of park facilities. The ETC Institute, a market research firm, conducted ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Prune Oak Trees Only November-March to Prevent Spread of Oak Wilt

Oak Wilt

Oak wilt, a serious and deadly vascular disease in oak trees, has been confirmed in at least one oak tree in Hudson. All oak trees are susceptible to this disease. The best way to control the spread of oak wilt in Hudson is to follow these recommendations...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Mayor Honors Public Employees During Public Service Recognition Week

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HUDSON, OH (May 8, 2020) – This week, Mayor Craig Shubert issued a proclamation honoring public employees during Public Service Recognition Week, May 3 – 9. “Day in and day out, public servants provide the diverse services de...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Check Out Hudson's 2019 Citizen-Centric Report

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Take a look at the 2019 Citizen-Centric Report (CCR)! The CCR is designed to inform you about Hudson’s accomplishments from last year and some of the projects that you’ll see this year in an easy-to-read, graphical format. Check it out...

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