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May 16,2018

Finance Committee Awards 2018

Planning a Public Event in the City of Hudson this year? Would you like to apply for financial assistance from the City for your event for 2018?
Each year, the City is allotted a small discretionary budget ($20,000) from which the City can distribute monies to qualified applicants. This year, we are posting an application period so all may be made aware & may apply.
The City of Hudson grants financial assistance to events that have an impact on the economic & social fabric of Our City. So, no matter how small or large, if your event has a positive effect on the whole City of Hudson, we encourage you to apply!
Apply Today!

See the full announcement and information here.
Applications are due June 15, 2018

May 16,2018

Establishing the Standard Work Day and Reporting to the NY State and Local Retirement System

The New York State Retirement System requires that all elected and appointed officials, who are members of the retirement system and are not in a time & attendance system; maintain records of activities for three consecutive months within 150 days of the start of a new term or appointment.

See the full resolution here.

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City of Hudson Mourns the Passing of Firefighter Mark Graziano

The City of Hudson Department of Fire regretfully announces death of Firefighter Mark A. Graziano, 47 years old, of J.W. Hoysradt Hose Co. #8 on May 9th, 2018.

Flags at the national Fallen Firefighters Memorial have been at half staff to honor Mark Graziano.

A funeral procession will be held in Hudson on Monday, May 14 2018.

See the full information about services, visitation, and procession via the link for the full news release.

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May 08,2018

Hudson is a Summer Festival: Programming for Area Youth

Summer approaches in Hudson! As many families are planning summer events, one of the most helpful resources for available programming for area youth is the Hudson is a Summer Festival booklet. 

Please check the link here for a the full listing of programs available. 

Contact Dan Udell at

Mar 27,2018

Revaluation and Property Assessment Project


The City of Hudson has adopted a resolution to revalue all properties within the City in an effort to create fair and equitable property assessments for the 2019 tax roll.

The goal of this project is to create fair and equitable property assessments at 100% of full market value. 

The intent of the City is to work with the community in achieving this goal.

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Mar 08,2018


NOTICE: Snow Removal for March 8-9th 2018
Attention Hudson Residents: DPW will begin snow removal tonight, March 8th at 11:30 PM.

Please continue to follow normal Alternate-Side Parking Rules. Signs will be posted for any exemptions. 

DO NOT PARK ON EITHER SIDE of the following streets:

  1. Warren Street
  2. Worth Avenue
  3. 8th Street/ Park Place
  4. City Hall Place
  5. Mckinstry Place
  6. Union Street -- 400 & 500 block
  7. Robinson Street 
Failure to comply may result in ticketing or towing.

Feb 20,2018

LPC Requests Project Feedback for DRI Strategy

The Local Planning Commission [LPC] for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative [DRI] request additional feedback and input about the projects submitted for funding. The LPC will use this feedback to inform their investment strategy for the $10M Downtown Revitalization Initiative. 

As not everyone is able to attend every meeting, please use the following links to help you gather some knowledge about the process and about the projects themselves. Please send along your feedback.

1. Information about DRI is available on the web site
2. Check out all the projects
3. Send feeback: 

Reminder: The next (and final) Local Planning Committee is scheduled for March 1, 2018 at JLE at 6pm. 
Thank you!

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Jan 22,2018

General Protocol for Snow Removal and Emergencies

We've received a lot of inquiries about rules and regulations for what to do when it snows. So we pulled together a quick reference guide for Hudson's regulations on shoveling sidewalks and snow removal.

So far this year-- we haven't had a major snow event, however--
in the event of a SNOW EMERGENCY-- communications will be posted here on the city website as well as through local media channels.

Check the full post for more information and quick link to Hudson's Code on Snow and Ice Removal. 
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Dec 27,2017

Prepayment of 2018 Property Taxes

From the office of Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton
Hudson, NY - December 27, 2017
In response to the Executive Order issued by Governor Cuomo on December 22nd, The City of Hudson has issued a new tax warrant dated December 28, 2017, for 2018 property taxes. While timing is extremely short and we have not worked out all of the logistics, we will begin accepting online payments on Friday, December 29th.

Anyone wishing to prepay 2018 city/county property taxes can do so online at

If you would like in-person assistance, the City Treasurer's Office will be open from 8:30am to 5:00pm on Friday the 29th to assist you in paying your tax bill online.  Please direct any questions to the City Treasurer's Office at (518) 828-0212.

The City understands the potential negative financial impacts to property owners of the tax reform bill signed into effect by President Trump last Friday, and we are making every effort to provide relief in the form of 2018 property tax prepayments. Please direct any questions to the City Treasurer's Office at (518) 828-0212.

Dec 27,2017

As Temps Drop, Remain Vigilant

With temps dropping dangerously low, it's important for us to remain vigilant in keeping a watchful eye on our friends and neighbors in the community. Chief Moore issued an order this morning requiring that officers on every shift check areas known to frequently be used for homeless encampments to ensure that anyone who is out in the cold is given the option of a place to warm up and is connected with DSS to arrange emergency shelter. We all have neighbors who could perhaps use a friendly check-in, and we may encounter people in our daily travels who seem to have suffered from extended cold exposure. Please reach out to HPD at 518-828-3388 with any concerns and request a wellness check. Thank you!