School Board Meeting Agendas & Materials

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.

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Board Meeting Packet 02/21/17 (pdf, 8 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Community Education Program Update & Proposed Budget, 2017-18; B) Teaching & Learning — Proposed Budget, 2017-18; C) Network Refresh Project — RFP; and D) TIES Ownership.

Board Workshop Packet 02/21/17 (pdf, 11 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Early Childhood — Funding Streams & Review of Programs; and II) Grade Reconfiguration.

Board Meeting Packet 02/07/17 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Capital Projects Levy and Budget, Including Technology; B) Update — Transportation; C) Update — School Nutrition; and D) Resolution Calling Executive Session — Negotiations.

Board Workshop Packet 02/07/17 (pdf, 1 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Budget, 2017-18; and II) Recap of Hearing — Grade Reconfiguration.

Board Meeting Packet 01/24/17 (pdf, 7 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Sale of Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Bonds, Series 2017A; B) Special Services Update & Budget; C) Homeless Students; D) Minnesota Student Survey Results; and E) Community Meetings — Grade Reconfiguration.

Board Workshop Packet 01/24/17 (pdf, 4 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Superintendent's Conference Room of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Hopkins Ice Arena; II) Early Childhood; and III) Community Meetings Preview.

Board Meeting Packet 01/10/17 (pdf, 7 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Organization of the Board, 2017; B) Citizen's Financial Advisory Committee (CFAC) Report, 2016-17; and C) District 287 Update. 

Board Workshop Packet 01/10/17 (pdf, 665 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.  The workshop will be conducted in the Superintendent's Conference Room of the District's Education Services Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics of discussion are:  I) Guiding Change: Grade Reconfiguration; II) Board Team Building; and III) Board Officers & Committee Assignments, 2017.

Board Meeting Packet 12/20/16 (pdf, 23 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Legislative Action Coalition (LAC) — State Platform, 2017; B) District Survey Results, 2016-17; C) Certification of 2016 Pay 2017 Tax Levy; D) Resolution on WMEP Membership; E) Boardroom Remodeling— Signage; and F) Resolution to Meet in Executive Session (Mid-Year Superintendent Review).

Board Meeting Packet 12/06/16 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Policy 721 in First Reading (Uniform Grant Guidance Policy Regarding Federal Revenue Sources) & Guiding Change Document; B) Foreign Language in the Elementary Schools (FLES) — Update; C) Board Goals/Action Steps, 2016-17 — Midyear Evaluation; and D) Bids — Turf Field at Hopkins High School.

Board Workshop Agenda 12/06/16 (pdf, 223 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Enrollment; and II) Hopkins Resolution on WMEP Membership.

Board Workshop Agenda 11/15/16 (pdf, 221 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session immediately following adjournment of the Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion are:  I) Junior High Scheduling; and II) Board Planning.

Board Meeting Packet 11/15/16 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) District Assessment Results — Measure of Academic Progress (MAP), Grades 3-6; and B) Payable Property Taxes — 2017.

Board Meeting Packet 11/01/16 (pdf, 4 MB)

New Business items include:  A) District Audit Report, 2015-16; and B) Enrollment Update & Projections — Including Open Enrollment, Private & Home School.

Board Workshop Packet 11/01/16 (pdf, 1 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session with representatives of LarsonAllen (the District's audit firm) at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topic of discussion is the District Audit Report, 2015-16.

Board Meeting Packet 10/18/16 (pdf, 7 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Update — Alternative Learning Centers (ALC)/Hopkins Alternative Program (HAP); B) Assessment Results, 2016 — MCA and Assessment Matrix; and C) Policy 520: Student Surveys in First Reading.

Board Meeting Packet 10/04/16 (pdf, 5 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Legislative Action Coalition (LAC) — Input for State Platform, 2017; B) Grade 6 Student Assignments to Junior Highs; C) Budget, 2017-18 — Initial Discussion/Preliminary Results, 2015-16; Policies in First Reading [353, 404, 424 & 616].

School Board Workshop Packet 09/22/16 (pdf, 818 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session immediately following their Regular Meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics are:  I) Integration Efforts; II) Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) Advocacy Resolutions; and III) Elections & Communications.

Board Meeting Packet 09/22/16 (pdf, 12 MB)

New Business items include:  A) School Opening, 2016-17; B) Policies in First Reading [102, 201, 202, 206 & 208]; C) Budget, 2017-18 — Secondary Schedule; and D) Proposed Tax Levy — Payable 2017.

Board Meeting Packet 09/06/16 (pdf, 9 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Long-Term Facilities Bonds; B) Athletics/Activities & Intramural Update; C) Policies in First Reading [204, 210, 214, 410, 413, 414, 456, 506, 514, 522, 524, 806, 859]; D) Summer School Summary, 2016; E) Proposed Boardroom Remodel/Technology Update; and F) Turf Fields at Hopkins High School.

School Board Workshop Packet 08/30/16 (pdf, 2 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics are:  I) Secondary Schedule; II) Turf Field Needs; and III) Boardroom Remodel/Technology Update.

Board Workshop Agenda 08/16/16 (pdf, 220 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

Topics of discussion is:  I) Short- & Long-Term Fiscal Goals; II) Devices & Security for Board Members; and III) Current/Human Events & Leadership.

Board Organizational Meeting Packet 08/16/16 (pdf, 474 KB)

Organizational 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, 2016-17; Revisit LAC Committee Assignment; and Revisit District 287 Board Rep.

School Board Workshop Packet 07/14/16 (pdf, 18 MB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topics are:  1) Ice Arena Debrief; 2) Boardroom Remodel; 3) School Board Planning & Processes, 2016-17.

Special Board Meeting Packet 07/14/16 (pdf, 415 KB)

The Board will conduct a Special Meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016.  The Special Meeting will be conducted in the Boardroom of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to approve "routine" items (found under Consent) in a timely manner; Consent items include A) Minutes of the Special Meeting conducted on June 8, 2016; and B) Appointment – Probationary.  Additionally, the Board will be considering revised Board meeting days/dates for the 2016-17 school year (found under New Business). 

Board Workshop Agenda, 6/20/16 (pdf, 18 MB)

The Hopkins Youth Hockey Association will be presenting a proposal to remodel the Hopkins Pavillion (Ice Arena). This meeting will include a sub-committee of Hopkins School Board. Leaders of the Hopkins Youth Hockey Association will present and discuss ideas with members of the School Board.

Board Workshop Agenda 06/08/16 (pdf, 209 KB)

The Board will meet in a Work Session at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.  The workshop will be conducted in the Superintendent's Conference Room of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, Minnesota 55305.

The topic of discussion is financial planning.

Special Board Meeting Packet 06/08/16 (pdf, 2 MB)

The Board will conduct a Special Meeting at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.  The Special Meeting will be conducted in the Superintendent's Conference Room of the Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7 Hopkins, Minnesota 55305

The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to approve "routine" items (found under Consent) in a timely manner.  Consent items include:  A) Minutes of the Regular Meeting conducted May 19, 2016 & Minutes of the Special Meeting conducted June 2, 2016; and B) Contract Agreement — Kids & Company/Stepping Stones, 2016-18.

Special Board Meeting Packet 06/02/16 (pdf, 2 MB)

The Board will conduct a Special Meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2016.  The Special Meeting will be conducted in Room S182 of Hopkins High School, 2400 Lindbergh Drive, Minnetonka, Minnesota 55305

The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to consider the District 287 Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Revenue Resolution, and to approve "routine" items (found under Consent) in a timely manner.  Consent items include:  A) Appointment — Probationary; and B) Contract Agreement — Paraprofessionals.

Board Meeting Packet 05/19/16 (pdf, 26 MB)

New Business items include:  A) Adoption of budget, 2016-17 — All Funds; B) Staffing Resolution — Final Action; and C) Use of Data — Tableau Demo.

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