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Here’s what you should know going into this week:

Earth Day

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. 

The Hudson Chamber of Commerce will mark the day with a Good Morning Hudson: Earth Day Celebration held over Zoom. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. April 20. Admission is free. The event will cover how some of Hudson’s companies are paving the way for a carbon-free future, renewable energy and maintaining and expanding the beautiful forests.

Sustain Hudson is encouraging people to celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up an area of Hudson anytime between April 1-22. Take a photo of the work and share it on Facebook or Instagram. Those who tage Sustain Hudson will be entered to win on Chamber Bucks. Learn more at the Sustain Hudson Facebook Page. 


Hudson Organizational Meeting

The Hudson Common Council will host its organization meeting Tuesday, April 20. 

The annual meeting covers organizational items following the spring elections — electing a council president, confirming appointments to the plan commission and hearing appointments to other boards and commissions by the mayor. 

The council will also discuss the issuance and sale of 2021-2022 capital improvement plan bonds and notes. 

The council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers or through zoom. See the full agenda and other meeting’s on the city’s website

Highway 35/Second Street project meeting

WisDOT will be hosting a public stakeholder meeting for the Wisconsin Highway 35 project set for this spring and summer. The project will span Second Street through downtown Hudson and into North Hudson. 

Two stakeholder meetings will be held Monday, April 19. One phone meeting will be held at 3:45 p.m.. Residents can join by calling 608-571-2209 and entering the ID number 501760858 followed by the pound sign.

An in-person meeting will be held from 5-6 p.m. at the Lakefront Park Bandshell at 505 First Avenue. Those attending are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing. 

Allina Health opens vaccine eligibility

Allina Health is now offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments to all patients ages 50 and above, including those without medical conditions, in addition to patients already eligible. 

Allina will be reaching out to existing eligible patients through email, phone or letters. 

Demand for vaccines remains high, and Allina has a limited supply. Appointments will be scheduled as supply allows. 

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