Mayor and Borough Council

Hopewell Borough operates under the Borough form of government and has done so since 1891. The major components to this system of government are the Mayor/Council and a Borough Administrator. The Borough Council is the legislative body, establishing town policies, while the Borough Administrator is designated to carry out the directives of the Mayor and Council. Our Borough Council consists six at large Council members who serve 3 year terms. The Mayor is separately elected and serves a 4 year term.  The Borough Council generally meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7:00pm. 

COVID-19 Meeting Changes

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the until further notice, all Borough Council meeting will be held electronically using the Zoom video platform.

The Hopewell Borough Council generally meets on the first Thursday of each month. Meetings are open to the public.  Information on how to attend meetings via the online zoom platform and agendas will be posted where prior to the meetings when available.  

Looking for the Borough’s codified ordinances?  The town code is now online and can be at the eCode360 website

Sunshine information

Looking to join the next Borough Council meeting? The “sunshine” notice with information on how to attend the next meeting can be found here. 

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