Council to consider establishing a sewer commission for 2020

The Riverdale City Council will discuss the benefits of establishing a City Sewer Committee at the next City Council meeting on October 22nd.

Meeting Notice: Regular City Council Meeting (10-22-19)

(Updated) The tentative agenda and supporting documents for the regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council to be held at 7pm on Tuesday, October 22 in the Community Room at City Hall are now available online.

Cleaning up your yard? Don’t leave it in the street!

It’s that time of year again – folks will be raking leaves and getting their yards ready for winter. Please don’t put your yard waste in the street or you could be causing more problems than you realize.

Don’t forget to get your bulky waste out to the street on Friday!

Don’t forget – the citywide clean-up starts Saturday morning at 7am. If you want to make sure your bulky waste gets picked up, have it to the curb Friday night!

Sewer rates expected to rise in 2020.

After years of undercharging for sanitary and storm water management, it now looks like the City’s sewer rates are going to rise next year. Click here to find out why.

Should the City post audio files of its public meetings online?

At last Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the mayor proposed the idea that recordings of the City’s public meetings should be available as audio files on its website. Do you think that’s a good idea? Let us know.

Purple Bull 5k was a run-away hit!

A great time was had by all at this year’s Pete the Purple Bull 5k and Fun Run – held in Riverdale. Special thanks to the HABLO Committee of employees at Arconic and to MY PLACE in Riverdale for being sponsors of the event which helps QC United raise money to deal with bullying in our schools. Check out all the great pictures!

Don’t forget … the bulls will be running on Saturday morning!

The Pete the Purple Bull 5k Run will take place on Saturday, October 12! Registration starts at 7:30. More details, inside.

City Parks Planning Project

The City’s consulting engineer, MSA Professional Services, provided a draft of a parks planning proposal for City Council consideration. Follow along (and participate) as we map out a strategy for Riverdale’s parks and wild places for the next generation.

(Updated) City begins search for a new City Clerk.

(Updated 10-10-19) After reviewing preliminary discussions with a consultant to assist in the search and selection of a new City Clerk for Riverdale, the mayor and council have agreed to delay a formal search until after the start of the new calendar year.

Welcome to Riverdale, Iowa.

Located in the Quad Cities metro area, Riverdale is the home to over 400 residents and the country’s largest aluminum rolling mill. The Arconic Davenport Works was opened in 1948 and currently employs more than 2,000 people and ships product worldwide.

Interested in learning more? Try one of these quick links:


Community Calendar

A calendar of upcoming events in the City, maintained by City Staff. If you have an event you would like to add to the calendar, please contact Riverdale City Hall at (563) 355-2511 during regular business hours or use our online contact form.

City Service Center

Looking for help, information or ways to request information or support from the City of Riverdale? Your search begins here …

Service Directory

Services from the city and community-wide services are listed for you here in this easy-to-use, online directory.

Document Archive

Meeting notices, information packets, minutes and recordings for the past year can be found here.

Online Forms

Have a question, need some assistance, want to spread the word to your neighbors? It’s easy to do with these online forms.

Riverdale Phone Book

Need to reach out and touch your neighbors? We’ve digitized the city phone directory and put it online.

What We’re Working On

Snow Removal Contract

Stormwater Runoff Mgmt.

Riverdale Hill Sump Line Repair

RVFD Strategic Planning

Mississippi River Trail

Planning & Zoning

Technology Upgrades


Invasive Plant Task Force

Woods Estates of Riverdale

Flood Management