News Flash

Posted on: February 27, 2020

Council Reviews Upcoming Storm Water Improvements

Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 27, 2020) – At the February 25, 2020 City Council Workshop, City Engineer Brad Kosco presented an update on the City of Hudson’s upcoming storm water projects that will provide more than $9 million in improvements ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Amended Sign Regulations to be Voted on by Council March 3

Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 27, 2020) – At the February 25, 2020 City Council Workshop, Council discussed the proposed Land Development Code Sign Regulation Amendments that will appear on the March 3, 2020 Council meeting agenda for a third reading. Co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 26, 2020

City Council Workshop Highlights 2/25/20

Council Highlights

At the February 25 Council Workshop, City Engineer Brad Kosco provided an update on the City of Hudson’s upcoming storm water projects that will provide more than $9 million in improvements to Hudson’s storm water system over the next ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Construction to Begin Soon on Veterans Way Skate Park

Skate Park

The pre-construction meeting for the new Skate Park at Veterans Way Park is complete, and Grindline Skateparks is setting up to begin construction soon! Construction fencing and storage containers have been delivered to the site. You will begin to see mor...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Charges Filed for Seton Catholic School Incident

Seton Catholic School

HUDSON, OH (February 26, 2020) – Yesterday afternoon, the Hudson Police Department filed charges with Summit County Juvenile Court on a 13-year-old Seton Catholic School student.  The juvenile was charged with one count of Arson in viol...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Velocity Broadband Success Stories: LeafFilter

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LeafFilter, one of Hudson’s largest and fastest growing businesses, plans to become Velocity Broadband’s first 10 gigabit customer. Beginning with its first location in Hudson in 2005, LeafFilter now has 75 offices in the U.S. and Cana...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Hudson Investigates Fires at Seton Catholic School

Seton Catholic School

HUDSON, OH (February 24, 2020) – Today, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Hudson dispatch received a call about a bush fire near Seton Catholic School. Upon arrival, Hudson Police determined the fire was out, and along with the Hudson Fire Department,...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2020

SR 8 Traffic Pattern Change and Ramp Closures Begin February 26

SR 8 ODOT

From ODOT District 4 regarding SR 8 in the Cities of Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, and Boston Heights

Beginning Wednesday, February 26, northbound traffic will be split into two separate lanes. The left lane will be crossed over onto SR 8 southbou...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2020

City Council Meeting Highlights 2/18/20

Council Highlights

At last night’s Council meeting, Assistant City Manager Frank Comeriato discussed the proposed Public Works Building options with Council and their work to date. He presented the various locations for the proposed building. Council asked him to ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Join the City of Hudson Team!

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The City of Hudson is accepting applications for the positions of Part-Time Executive Assistant in the Law Department, IT Specialist, and Production Assistant.

Part-Time Executive Assistant in the Law Department

Work involves responsibility for performing a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Council Accepting Applications for AHBR and PAAB

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City Council is currently accepting applications for openings on the Architectural and Historic Board of Review and the Personnel Advisory and Appeals Board. Council is accepting applications through Friday, March 6.

Architectural and Historic Board of Rev...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Hudson Named One of the Global Top7 Intelligent Communities by ICF

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The City of Hudson is honored to be named a Top7 Intelligent Community of 2020 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) for the second year in a row.

“This is a significant achievement, and we are very proud to be recognized by ICF,” sa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Council Discusses Initiatives and Priorities in Strategic Planning Session

Council Update

HUDSON, OH (February 12, 2020) – Last night, Hudson City Council held a strategic planning session designed to identify initiatives and set priorities for the coming years. Strategic planning is a guide for the future and ensures the City is spe...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Hudson Headlines - 2019 Economic Development Highlights

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On this week’s Hudson Headlines, Rhonda and Jim discuss the great year in economic development Hudson had in 2019 and what we can look forward to this year. Watch below!

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Council to Review Connectivity Plan

Council Update

At the February 4 Council meeting, Hudson City Council voted to cancel the construction contract for Veterans Trail Phase 3 and return any funding received for the project back to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).

Following concerns expressed b...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2020

City Council Meeting Highlights February 4, 2020

Council Highlights

This is the first of ongoing updates for citizens providing with highlights from City Council Meetings and Workshops.

At tonight’s Council meeting, City staff presented an overview of a SWOT analysis for all City departments, which included stren...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2020

First 2020 Charter Review Commission Meeting is 2/5

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The first 2020 Charter Review Commission meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. If you would like to view the meeting but cannot attend, you can watch the live stream and find the meeting agenda here: https://www.hudson.oh.u...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2020

State of the City 2020

State of the City 2020

Hudson City Manager Jane Howington delivered the 2020 State of the City Address at the January 29, 2020 Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Luncheon. The City of Hudson ended 2019 with a strong economic and financial outlook, including a 9.4% increa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Coyote Season in Hudson

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We are currently in the height of the coyote mating season, when they become more active. More sightings may also occur due to the mild winter. Coyotes have been in Hudson for many years and have rarely caused harm, but it is still important to be aware o...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Manager's Minutes - 1/31/20

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We know that sometimes mailboxes are casualties of snow plowing in Hudson. Unfortunately, the force of the snow coming off of the plows, even at 5 mph and especially with heavy and wet snow, is enough force to knock down your mailbox. During today&rsq...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Council to Consider Revised Plan for Veterans Trail Phase 3

Veterans Trail Phase 3

HUDSON, OH (January 28, 2020) – Responding to citizen concerns, Hudson City Council discussed options for Veterans Trail Phase 3 at tonight’s Council Meeting. Veterans Trail is part of the overall Connectivity Plan with the goal of con...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Hudson Headlines - Snow Plowing

Snow Plowing

We never know what our lovely NE Ohio weather will throw at us, but Hudson’s snow crews are always ready! They are on call at all hours of the day and night and are prepared to clear the roads to keep our residents and those traveling through Hu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Council Accepting Applications for Park Board & Economic Growth Board

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City Council is currently accepting applications for openings on the Economic Growth Board and the Park Board. Council is accepting applications through Friday, February 21.

Economic Growth Board

The Hudson Economic Growth Board serves as an idea generator ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Hudson Council Appoints Members to the 2020 Charter Review Commission

Photo of the City of Hudson's Charter Booklet sitting on a table.

HUDSON, OH (January 22, 2020) – Every five years, as mandated in the City Charter, Hudson City Council appoints citizens 7 to 11 citizens (who must be qualified electors) to the Charter Review Commission. These members serve without compensation...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 22, 2020

City Ends Year in Strong Financial Position

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HUDSON, OH (January 21, 2020) - The City of Hudson ended 2019 in a strong financial position, with the year-end General Fund balance $1.1 million better than the mid-year projections. Total income taxes increased 9.4% over 2018. The increase in revenues i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Legislation to Sell City-Owned property off Boston Mills to Appear on 1/21 Council Meeting Agenda

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HUDSON, OH (January 15, 2020) - Hudson City Council is moving forward on the sale of City-owned property on W. Executive Parkway off Boston Mills Road. The purchase price is significantly higher than what the City originally paid for the property, and the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2020

You're Invited to the 2020 State of the City Address

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You’re invited to the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce Quarterly luncheon where Hudson City Manager Jane Howington will present the State of the City Address, and Chamber President Nicole Alverson will present the State of the Chamber. The lunche...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Hudson Headlines - City Hall Community Rooms

Community Rooms

Welcome back to Hudson Headlines! For the first episode of 2020, Rhonda takes us on a tour of the new Community Rooms located at Hudson City Hall. Watch below!

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Parks Master Plan to be Updated

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At the December 17 Council meeting, Hudson City Council authorized Eppley Institute as a consultant to help prepare an updated Hudson Parks Master Plan. Originally conceived in 2000 and updated every five years, the Parks Master Plan is a guide that provi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Recycle Christmas Trees with Merry Mulch Program

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With Hudson's Merry Mulch Program, residents can set their live Christmas trees by the curb for the City to pick up and process into a natural mulch product. The program runs the week of January 12 through the week of January 26, 2020. To participate, tre...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 13, 2019

2020 Census is Just Around the Corner

Census 2020

Once a decade, the U.S. government counts every resident in the United States. The count is mandated in the U.S. Constitution. Each home in all 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories will receive an invitation to respond to a short que...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Streamlining of the City Organization

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At the December 3 Council meeting, City Manager Jane Howington went over how the City of Hudson’s organizational structure is set up, how we worked to streamline operations, how the City Manager's goals are decided upon, and the origin of the Ci...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Holiday Sanitation Schedule

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The holiday sanitation schedule for the weeks of Christmas and New Year's is as follows:

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Hudson Headlines - Introducing Sips & Bites

HH Dec 9

It's the last Hudson Headlines episode of 2019! This week, Rhonda introduces a new dining program that begins January 1, 2020 called Sips & Bites - A Taste of Hudson. You won't want to miss out on this delicious event! Watch below.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Welcome New Council Members!

Mayor Shubert Swearing in by Senator Roegner

This week, we said farewell to Mayor Dave Basil and Council members Dennis Hanink, Lisa Radigan, and Alex Kelemen. Thank you for your dedicated service to the citizens of Hudson and your outstanding work while serving on Council.

At the December 3 Council ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Prevent Car Break-Ins This Holiday Season

Theft

It’s the holiday season which is a popular time for thieves looking to steal items from cars. Like surrounding communities, Hudson sees an increase in car break ins during this time of year. Here are tips from the Hudson Police Department to hel...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2019

AED Units Now Available in Three Hudson Parks

AED Unit

The City has been working together with local donors to be able to place AED units, or Automated External Defibrillators, in some of the Hudson Parks. AED units will greatly increase the survival rate of anyone who has a cardiac issue that comes up while ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Have an Environmentally Friendly Holiday Season

Merry Mulch

While celebrating the holiday season at Hudson’s many restaurants and shops, it’s also a great time to do small things to be environmentally friendly.

Holiday Parties

Avoid disposable tablecloths, plastic silverware and cups, decorations...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Community Rooms Available January 2

Community Rooms

The new City Hall community rooms, located at 1140 Terex Road, will be available for rent beginning January 2.

Similar to Barlow Community Center rooms, City Hall rooms will be available for use by government organizations, Hudson community organizations, ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2019

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 application and annual fee may be submitte...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 4, 2019

What Do You Think About Hudson's Parks?

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The City of Hudson is in the midst of updating its Parks Master Plan, and resident input is a critical component of this effort. To gather resident input, the City is conducting a Community Interest and Opinion Survey to help establish priorities for the ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Reduce and Reuse!

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Did you know that reducing waste and reusing items saves energy, saves money, prevents pollution, and so much more? The most effective way to reduce waste is not to create it in the first place. Follow these tips from Hudson's Environmental Awareness Comm...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Modified Downtown Phase II Plan to be Submitted to Planning Commission  for Review/Approval

Downtown Phase II Option 1

HUDSON, OH (July 10, 2019) – At last night’s Workshop, City Council reached a consensus to submit a modified Downtown Phase II plan to Planning Commission for review and approval.

Based on input from the community at many public work se...

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City News & Updates

News Flash

Posted on: February 19, 2020

SR 8 Traffic Pattern Change and Ramp Closures Begin February 26

SR 8 ODOT

From ODOT District 4 regarding SR 8 in the Cities of Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, and Boston Heights

Beginning Wednesday, February 26, northbound traffic will be split into two separate lanes. The left lane will be crossed over onto SR 8 southbou...

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Road Construction Updates