Goals & Strategic Plan

The City Council formally adopted its goals and strategic plan for 2023.

Goal I - Preserve the Hometown Feel of Hopkins

  • Enhance community pride by providing accessible, friendly and efficient services
  • Support a vibrant business community
  • Promote Hopkins as a destination and enhance city events
  • Maintain high quality public safety services

Goal II - Promote a Resilient Community

  • Maintain physical assets and infrastructure
  • Practice environmental responsibility
  • Strengthen walking and biking infrastructure in the city
  • Support a range of housing options and opportunities for affordability
  • Support transit-oriented sustainable development and growth

Goal III - Take It To Them

  • Foster true inclusion through community engagement and involvement
  • Engage underrepresented populations: communities of color and rental community
  • Embrace and strengthen partnerships

Action Steps

  • Explore additional affordable housing policies
  • Develop Green Cost Share program
  • Develop green infrastructure special assessment policy
  • Implement proclamations
  • Review short-term rental options
  • Complete Fire Staffing Study
  • Explore sustainable building development poliocy
  • Complete Park System Master Plan
  • Complete Market Compensation Study
  • Adopt Equity Strategic Action Plan
  • Discuss options for the Depot Coffee House
  • Continue to build Youth Workforce Development Program
  • Implement Economic Development ARPA-funded projects
  • Continue to partner on community safety strategies