Autumn officially began four days ago. This week, September ends, and October begins. As we move deeper into fall, here is what's happening this week.
- On Monday, September 26, the Common Council ad hoc committee seeking to solve the problem of Hudson's sidewalks meets at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be a hybrid, taking place in person at City Hall and on Zoom. Click here to join the meeting remotely.
- On Tuesday, September 27, Waterfront Wednesdays will be featured in a panel discussion titled "This River Is a Place: Activating a City's Waterfront" at The Future of Small Cities Institute in Troy. The event will explore three Hudson riverfront cities--Hudson, Beacon, and Kingston--and "hear about their journeys to activate their waterfronts, how they formed public and private partnerships, what has worked and what has not worked, and what steps cities just starting on the process should take." Adam Weinert will represent Hudson, talking about Waterfront Wednesdays. The event takes place at 6:00 p.m. in person at FOCUS Lab, 21 Third Street in Troy. It will also be livestreamed on Zoom. Those who register here to attend will receive the Zoom link.
- On Thursday, September 29, the Planning Board meets at 4:00 p.m. This meeting was originally scheduled to take place on September 13. The agenda for the meeting, which can be found here, includes, among other things, the proposal for Hudson Public, the hotel the Galvan Foundation plans to develop at the corner of Warren and Fourth streets. The meeting will be a hybrid, taking place in person at City Hall and on Zoom. Click here to join the meeting remotely.
- On Friday, September 30, at 6:00 p.m., there is a public hearing on the City of Hudson's funding application for the Crescent Garage at Warren and Eighth streets. The notice explains: "The project involves rehabilitation of a vacant building for mixed-use as community gallery space, office, film and video editing facility, studio apartments, and event venue." The funding sought is from the Restore New York Communities Initiative (RestoreNY). The hearing is in person only at City Hall.
- On Saturday, October 1, at 10:00 a.m., Christ Church Episcopal, 431 Union Street, holds its annual blessing of the animals. All animals are welcome so long as they are leashed or in a crate.
- On Sunday, October 2, the Conservation Advisory Council celebrates Arbor Day 2022 by planting five street trees in different locations in Hudson. Those wanting to help with the planting are asked to meet in Seventh Street Park at 10:00 a.m.