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Hopkins Accepting Applications for City Council Vacancy

The City of Hopkins is seeking applicants to fill newly appointed Mayor Jason Gadd's vacated seat on the City Council to serve until the term expires in January 2020.

Applicants must be a qualified and registered voter of the City, who shall have resided in Hopkins for a minimum of 30 days. Additional information regarding the position, including minimum qualifications, responsibilities, compensation and length of term, can be received by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 952-548-6304 during regular business hours Monday through Friday.

The City Council will review applications and conduct interviews, and anticipates filling the vacancy in April.

Applicants can apply online using this form, or can download a PDF version to submit via mail or in-person to City Hall's temporary location at the Hopkins Fire Station, 101 17th Avenue S. The deadline to apply is March 22 at 4 p.m.

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Open to the public
  • Hopkins Fire Station
    101 17th Avenue S
    Hopkins, MN 55343

Work Sessions

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Open to the public
  • Hopkins Fire Station
    101 17th Avenue S
    Hopkins, MN 55343

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City Council meetings will not be filmed or broadcast while City Hall is being renovated. 

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The City of Hopkins uses the council-manager form of municipal government.

  • The mayor and four council members make up the City Council.
  • City boards and commissions advise the City Council.
  • The City Council selects the City Manager, who serves as chief administrative officer of the City.
  • The City is managed through seven departments, each with a department head who reports to the City Manager.

The City adopted its City Charter on December 2, 1947. It serves as the basis for government operations in Hopkins.

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