Board Packets

Regular Board Meetings are the sessions conducted by the Board to conduct the business of the District and take official action.

Board Workshops are informational in nature and the discussions are informal.

Regular Board Meetings and Workshop sessions are open to the public.  Agendas and meeting materials are found below.

Meeting documents are available as PDF files.

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Board Meeting 06/18/19 (pdf, 6 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Adoption of Budget, 2019-20 – All Funds; and B) Resolution – Board Control of Extracurricular Activities.

Consent items include: A) Board Meeting Minutes – Regular Meeting & Executive Sessions Conducted on May 21, 2019; B) HR-Personnel Updates; C) Policies in Second Reading [511 & 905]; Contract – Fiscal Analyst, 2019-20; E) Lease Agreement for Storage Facility – Option A OR Option B; F) Insurance  Worker's Comp, Property, Casualty & Liability; and G) Contract – K12 Transportation.

Board Workshop Packet 06/18/19 (pdf, 3 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Lease Agreement for Storage Facility; II) Contract – K12 Transportation; and III) Board Control of Extracurricular Activities.

Board Meeting 05/21/19 (pdf, 9 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Long-Term Facilities Maintenance 10-Year Plan Update; B) Policies in First Reading [511 & 905]; C) Staffing Resolutions — Final Action; D) Resolution for School Calendar Adjustment for 2018-19 School Year; E) Resolution Calling Executive Session — Negotiations; and F) Resolution Calling Executive Session — Superintendent Year-End Review.

Consent items include:  A) Board Meeting Minutes — Regular & Executive Session Conducted on April 16, 2019; Special Meeting & Executive Session Conducted on May 7, 2019; B) HR-Personnel Updates; C) Policies in Second Reading [902, 904, 907); D) Business Services Enabling Resolution; E) Acceptance of Gifts — January-May 2019); F) Audit Engagement Letter, 2019-20; G) Title I Reauthorization; H) Hopkins Compensation Model (HDM) Update; J) HCM Memorandum of Understanding; K) Construction Bids — Multi-Purpose Room at HHS; L) Board Meeting Dates, 2019-20; M) School Board Resolution and Election Administration Agreement; N) Budget 2018-19 — Revision #3; and O) Hennepin County Home School GED Testing — Personal/Professional Service Agreement with Hopkins School District.

Special Board Meeting Packet 05/07/19 (pdf, 2 MB)

The Board will conduct a Special Meeting at 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  The Special Meeting will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to review and consider approval of: A) Solar Rooftop Arrays Agreement; and B) Resolution Calling Closed Meeting/Executive Session — pursuant to Minnesota Open Meeting Law, Minn. Stat. § 13D.05, Subd, 3(c) (to consider real estate options for the property located at 1600 Mainstreet, Hopkins, Minnesota 55343).

Board Workshop Packet 05/07/19 (pdf, 324 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Board Evaluation/Goal Attainment, 2018-19; II) Board Goals 2019-20; and III) Superintendent Goals, 2019-20.

Board Meeting Packet 04/16/19 (pdf, 7 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Summer Programming, 2019; B) Pavilion Program Update; C) Staffing Resolutions; D) Policies in First Reading [902, 904, 907]; and E) Resolution Calling Executive Session — Security.

Consent items include:  Board Meeting Minutes–Regular Meeting, March 19; HR-Personnel Updates; Policies in Second Reading [606, 608, 610]; D) Designation of Director of Technology Information Services as Identified Official with Authority for the MDE External User Access Recertification System, 2019-20; and 2018-19 Budget Revision 2.

Board Workshop Agenda 04/02/19 (pdf, 205 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are: I) Student Board Reps; and II) Building Board Culture.

Board Meeting Packet 03/19/19 (pdf, 6 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Preliminary Budget, 2019-20; B) Resolution Modifying Educational Programs and Positions; C) Policies in First Reading [606, 608, 610]; and D) Resolution Calling Executive Session — Negotiations.

Consent items include:  Board Meeting Minutes-Regular Meeting, February 19, 2019; HR-Personnel Updates; Policies in Second Reading [516, 520, 526, 602, 605, 802]; Bids-Ventilation Improvements and Renovations at Harley Hopkins; Bids-Boiler Replacement at Hopkins West Junior High; Bids-Ball Field at Hopkins West Junior High; Lindbergh Center Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Minnetonka; American Indian Parent Advisory Committee Resolution/Compliance.  Incidental Reports include: A) Curriculum Review: English Learner – Phase III; B) Curriculum Review: World Language – Phase III; C) Curriculum Review: Literacy Secondary – Phases IIIB & IV.

Board Workshop Packet 03/19/19 (pdf, 5 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) International Baccalaureate (IB) Evaluation Overview; II) Preliminary Budget, 2019-20; III) eLearning; and IV) Strategic Visioning Update. 

Board Workshop Agenda 02/26/19 (pdf, 200 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) International Spanish Language Academy (ISLA) Update; and II) School Board Culture.

Board Meeting Packet 02/19/19 (pdf, 12 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Aligning Science and Career & Technical Education to Vision 2031; B) Sale of Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Bonds, Series 2019A; C) Community Education Program Update & Proposed Budget, 2019-20; D) Capital Projects Levy, Including Technology; E) Policies in First Reading [516, 520, 526, 602, 605, 802].

Consent items include:  Board Meeting Minutes-Regular Meeting January 8, 2019; HR–Personnel Updates; Resolution Directing the Administration to Make Staffing Recommendations; Mid-Year Budget Adjustments, including Community Education; Seniority Lists – HEA, Clerical, Paraprofessionals, Kids & Company/Stepping Stones; Bids–Flex Learning Addition at HWJH; Bids–Building Envelop Improvements at HHS; Polling Places–2019, Revised; Employee Agreement–School Nutrition; FGRBI Grant Application; Achievement & Integration Budget; Field Trip–Boys Varsity Golf; Fiscal Analyst Consultant Contract–Amendment 14.

Board Workshop Packet 02/19/19 (pdf, 1 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  1) Budget, 2019-20; II) Policy 520: Student Surveys; and III) Community Engagement.

Board Workshop Packet 02/05/19 (pdf, 542 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  The workshop will be conducted in the Media Center of Meadowbrook Elementary School, 5430 Glenwood Avenue, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55422.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Tour of Meadowbrook — New Classrooms and Common Spaces; II) Policy 520: Student Surveys; III) Budget, 2019-20; and IV) Community Engagement.

Board Workshop Packet 01/22/19 (pdf, 4 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are: I) Midyear Updates — Transportation & School Nutrition; II) Construction Debrief, 2018/Spring & Summer Plans, 2019; III) Initial Discussion — Budget, 2019-20; and IV) Great to World Class — Vision 2031.

Board Meeting Packet 01/08/19 (pdf, 5 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Organization of the Board, 2019; and B) Citizen's Financial Advisory Committee (CFAC) Report, 2018-19.

Consent items include:  Board Meeting Minutes-Regular Meeting and Executive Session (December 18, 2018); HR—Personnel Updates; Policies in Second Reading [510, 521, 530, 531, 603]; Acceptance of Gifts—July-December, 2018; Bids—Kitchen Remodel/Cafeteria Expansion at Hopkins High School; Revision to 2019-20 School Year Calendar; and Resolution of Intent to Issue Long-Term Facility Maintenance Bonds for Sale (February 19, 2019).

Board Workshop Packet 01/08/19 (pdf, 396 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are Board Officers and Committee Assignments, 2019.

Board Meeting Packet 12/18/18 (pdf, 10 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Legislative Action Coalition (LAC) — State Platform, 2019; B) Certification of 2018 Pay 2019 Tax Levy; C) Policies in First Reading [510, 521, 530, 531, 603, 613]; D) Board Goals/Action Steps, 2018-19 — Midyear Evaluation; and E) Resolution to Meet in Executive Session [Midyear Superintendent Review].

Consent items include:  Board Meeting Minutes (November 20, 2018); HR—Personnel Updates; Policies in Second Reading [403, 409, 427, 508, 509]; Resolution Limiting Non-Resident Enrollment; Ubah Contract — Amended; Resolution Establishing Combined Polling Places; Employee Agreement — Community Education Coordinators, 2019-21; Employee Agreement — Community Education Providers; Employee Agreement — Community Education Preschool Teachers, 2018-19; Calendar Adjustment, 2019-20; and Superintendent Goals, 2018-19.  Incidental Reports include:  A) Metro State Teacher Partnership Update; and B) Wellness Centers Update.

Board Workshop Agenda 12/18/18 (pdf, 199 KB)

The School Board will meet in a Work Session at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topic of discussion will be "Strategic Visioning."

Board Workshop Agenda 12/04/18 (pdf, 199 KB)

The School Board will meet in a Work Session with Cabinet members at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topic of discussion will be "Strategic Visioning."

Board Meeting Packet 11/20/18 (pdf, 31 MB)

New Business items include:  A) District Audit Report, 2017-18; B) Policies in First Reading [403, 409, 427, 508, 509]; C) Payable Property Taxes, 2019.

Consent items include:  Board Meeting Minutes (October 23, 2018); HR—Personnel Updates; Policies in Second Reading [250, 255, 524, 954]; Market Adjustment—Technology & Information Services; Employee Contract — Kids & Company/Stepping Stones; Citizen's Financial Advisory Committee (CFAC) Membership, 2019; Employee Settlement Agreement Resolution; Police Liaison Officer Agreement with City of Minnetonka, 2019; and Field Trip — Out-of-State.  Incidental Reports include:  A) Financial Comparisons Among Neighboring Districts; and B) Title I and Homeless Student Update.

Board Workshop Packet 11/20/18 (pdf, 2 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Financial Literacy; II) Enrollment; III) Assessment Results; IV) Strategic Visioning; and V) Audit Report, 2017-18.

Board Meeting Packet 10/23/18 (pdf, 18 MB)

New Business Items include: A) Legislative Action Coalition (LAC) Input for State Platform, 2019; B) District Assessment Results, 2018 (MCA & MAP); C) Preliminary Audit Results, 2017-18/Budget, 2019-20 — Initial Discussion; D) Policies in First Reading [250, 255, 515, 524, 954].

Consent items include:  Board Meeting Minutes (September 25, 2018 & October 9, 2018); HR—Personnel Updates; Policies in Second Reading [204, 210, 214, 456, 806, 859, 952]; QComp Goals, 2018-19; World's Best Work Force/Achievement & Integration; MSHSL Grant; International Field Trip; and Contract—Advanced Imaging Solutions (AIS) [copiers].  Incidental Reports include: A) Special Education Continuous Improvement Plan; and B) Advanced Placement (AP) Test Scores Summary.

Special Board Meeting Packet 10/09/18 (pdf, 1 MB)

The Board will conduct a Special Meeting at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at the picnic shelter located at Brookview Park, 200 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley, Minnesota. The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to review and consider approval of the Resolution Awarding Sale of General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2018B.

Board Meeting Packet 09/25/18 (pdf, 18 MB)

New Business items include: A) School Opening, 2018-19; B) Policies in First Reading [204, 210, 214, 456, 806, 859, 952]; and C) Proposed Tax Levy — Payable 2019.

Consent items — other than those related to Human Resources (e.g., appointments, resignations, etc.) — include: International Field Trip — Shanghai, China XinXing Grade 8; International Field Trip — Shanghai, China XinXing Grade 4; Tax Levy Hearing Date, 2018; Ronald Davis Center Agreement; Revised Budget, 2017-18; and American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) and District Compliance.  Incidental Reports include: A) Discipline Report, 2017-18; B) Substitute Usage, 2017-18; C) Athletics/Intramural Update; and D) Summer Programming, 2018.

Special Board Meeting Packet 08/28/18 (pdf, 2 MB)

The Board will conduct a Special Meeting at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305. The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to review and consider approval of the following items under Consent:  A) Minutes — Special Meeting Conducted on July 16, 2018; B) Junior High Football Collaborative Agreement; C) School Board Goals, 2018-19; and D) Resolution Authorizing Sale of General Obligation Alternative Facilities Refunding Bonds, Series 2018B.

Board Organizational Meeting Packet 08/28/18 (pdf, 13 MB)

The Board will conduct its annual Organizational Meeting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, in the Boardroom of Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305. Agenda items include: A) Resolution Designating Depositories for School Funds; B) Resolution Authorizing Electronic Funds, Transfers & Investments; C) Designation of Official Newspaper; D) Appointment of Legal Firm; E) Review of Board Member Compensation & Expenses; F) Authorization of Memberships; and Other Organizational Business to Come Before the Board — School Board Agenda Plan, 2018-19.

Board Workshop Packet 08/21/18 (pdf, 254 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55035.

Topics of discussion are:  1) Strategic Visioning Update with GoKart Labs; II) School Board Goals, 2018-19; and III) Superintendent Goals, 2018-19.

Board Workshop Agenda 07/16/18 (pdf, 206 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topic of discussion will be "Benefit Audit Results/Summary."

Special Board Meeting 07/16/18 (pdf, 12 MB)

The Board will conduct a Special Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018, in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55035. 

Items of New Business include: A) TIES Reorganization; B) Solar Rooftop Arrays Agreement; and C) Purchase of Property.

Consent items include:  A) Board Meeting Minutes, June 25, 2018; and B) Conference Attendance Request.