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Charter Commission

The Charter Commission is responsible for recommending changes to the City Charter. It consists of 11 members, recommended by the mayor and appointed by the District Court of Hennepin County. Commissioners are appointed for a four-year term. Members must be qualified voters in the city of Hopkins.


This Commission meets at least once annually. The Charter Commission last met on February 10, 2015.


First Term Expiration
Andrew Fischer
January 19, 2020
Butch Johnson
April 14, 2021
Carol Dunn
April 14, 2021
Christa Meland
April 14, 2021
Diana Ringuette
April 14, 2021
Doug Datta
March 11, 2019
James Folk
April 14, 2021
James Shirley
April 14, 2021
Jim Genellie
April 14, 2021
Matthew Waters
April 14, 2021
Scott Kerssen
April 14, 2021



  • 2017 Charter Commission Meeting
    Date to be determined


  • Staff Liaison
    City Clerk
    Amy Domeier
  • To contact members of the Charter Commission, write to Hopkins City Hall or


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