About the City Council

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Responsibilities

The Hopkins City Council is responsible for enacting City legislation and defining policy for the operations of the City. The Council consists of one mayor (elected for a two-year term) and four Council members (four-year terms). The City of Hopkins does not have wards or districts. All members of the City Council are elected from the city at-large and therefore each member represents all of the residents of Hopkins.

HRA

The Council also serves as the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA).

City Manager

The Council appoints a City Manager who is responsible for the administrative operations of the City government.

Running for Office

Hopkins municipal elections are held in odd-numbered years. The next City election will be held in November 2019.

Questions

If you have any questions about elections or filing for office, please call Amy Domeier, City Clerk, at 952-548-6304.