Yes, we are still trapping coyotes in Riverdale.

In response to several complaints about coyotes running and roaming in the land between Woods Estates and Deerbrook, the City has authorized River Valley Wildlife to set up snares and capture the animals.

Changes are in store for MRT bike riders when they get to Riverdale

Several projects will be completed in the coming months to make the Mississippi River Trail a safer and more enjoyable route for bikers and address privacy and traffic safety concerns expressed in prior years by the residents of Havens Acres.

IT system upgraded at City Hall

The computer network, hardware and internet connection at City Hall were all upgraded last week as part of a planned improvement to the City’s capabilities.

Havens Acres Roadway Project gets underway this week

The rehabilitation of some of the streets in the Havens Acres neighborhood gets underway this week when Brandt Construction begins doing work “behind the curb” to prepare driveway entrances for affected residents. Heavy road construction is currently slated to begin in June.

City landscaping projects begin

The greenspace consultant hired by the City to conduct the year-long invasive plants audit and landscaping contract is in Riverdale this week, beginning to work on re-shaping many of our public spaces.

Riverdale and Republic work out a solution for bulky and yard waste collection.

The City of Riverdale and Republic Services work out a solution for the collection of bulky waste in lieu of a city-wide cleanup (previously scheduled for April 18) and yard waste collection for the duration of the service interruption related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Parks and Community Room remain closed for the month of April

Mayor Mike Bawden extended the closure of the community room at City Hall and ordered the city parks closed for the month of April based on advice from state and local health officials related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weekend weather wrecks havoc on Riverdale.

Heavy rains Friday night created some flash floods where Riverdale has never seen them before, resulting in flooded basements and mud flows clogging intersections along State Street. Here’s a rundown of what happened and how we’re recovering.


After this weekend’s storms, Mayor Mike Bawden wonders what’s next for Riverdale, who in three months, has had to weather a significant number of crises – both big and small.

Riverdale outpaces Iowa for census participation – but just barely!

Just over one-third of Riverdale households have participated in the 2020 Census. We need you to make sure your household gets counted. Learn how!

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

Sewer Rehab – Phase I

Sewer Rehab – Phase II

Riverdale Hill Sump Line Repair

MRT Boundary Fence

Havens Acres Roadway Rehab

Snow Removal Contract

City Parks Planning Project

Invasive Plant Task Force

Woods Estates of Riverdale

Flood Management