The Hopkins City Council consists of one mayor and four Council members. The Mayor is elected for a two-year term and the members are elected for four-year terms.
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.