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RIVERDALE CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

PLACE: Riverdale City Hall, 110 Manor Drive, Riverdale, Iowa
DATE:   May 11, 2021     TIME:  7:00 P.M. 

In a considered effort to maintain COVID protocols in-person attendance at tonight’s Council meeting will be restricted to no more than 18 people (including Council Members and staff). Social distancing practices, including the wearing of facemasks by non-vaccinated individuals, will be enforced. Citizens are encouraged to watch the meeting live via Facebook – it will be livestreamed over the Mayor’s Facebook page. Questions can be asked by typing comments into the post. Those comments will be read during the meeting and questions will be answered and recorded, accordingly.

The regular meeting of the City Council of Riverdale, Iowa will be conducted according to the following order and actions will be considered on the items listed. The notice of this meeting is not considered final until 24 hours prior to the meeting and may be further modified if 24 hours’ notice is impossible or impractical for good cause.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable federal and state laws, all public hearings and meetings held or sponsored by the city of Riverdale, IA will be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Persons requiring auxiliary aids and services should contact City Hall at (563) 355-2511 five (5) days prior to the hearing or meeting to inform of their anticipated attendance.

The requirement that an Ordinance be read three times before passage may be waived by council upon an affirmative vote of four (4) of the five (5) council members. The public is advised to take note of this process and be prepared to speak either for or against any ordinance at the time of first reading.

Per Chapter 21 of the Iowa Code, more specifically described in sections 21.2 and 21.8, a member of the Council may attend the meeting either in person or by electronic means, as defined in said sections.

1. WELCOME

1.1 CALL TO ORDER

1.2 ROLL CALL

1.3 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2. REVIEW/APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

2.1 AGENDA MODIFICATIONS/ADJUSTMENTS

2.1.1 Requests by Mayor/Council Members to Move Items off the Consent Agenda

2.1.2 Requests by Members of the Public to Address the Council

2.2 APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA
All items under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time Council votes on the motion.

2.2.1 Council Meeting Minutes April 27, 2021

2.2.2 Approval of Warrants for May 11, 2021

2.2.3 Approval of the Treasurer’s Financial Reports 1st half of month May 2021

3. PRESENTATIONS AND PROJECT UPDATES
Presentations regarding on-going work and projects by City staff and consultants.

3.1 CITY ADMINISTRATOR REPORT

3.1.1 Administrative Report

3.1.2 Presentation from Mary Fran Blevins

3.2 MSA ENGINEER’S ACTIVITY REPORT

3.2.1 Project Review Summary

3.3 PARKS AND GROUNDS REPORT

3.3.1 Quercus Invasive Species Report

3.4 FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

3.4.1 RFD Report to Council

3.5 PUBLIC WORKS REPORT

3.5.1 Task Detail April 23, 2021 thru April 29, 2021

3.5.2 Task Detail April 30, 2021 thru May 6, 2021

3.6 WOODS ESTATES DEVELOPMENT REPORT

3.6.1 Developer’s Report to Council

4. PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS
Audience questions and comments for specific items on the agenda. The public is invited to comment on items on the approved agenda at this time.  Audience members wishing to comment on items not on the agenda may offer comment at the public comment period near the end of the agenda.

5. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

6. NEW BUSINESS

6.1 RESOLUTIONS

6.1.1 Resolution 2021-19 A Resolution Approving and Authorizing a Cost Sharing Agreement between the City of Riverdale and Iowa American Water for the Construction of Fenno Road

6.1.2 Resolution 2021-20 A Resolution Entering into an Engineering Service Agreement with MSA to Perform the Evaluation of preliminary  Construction Engineering for Woods Estates Phase III

6.1.3 Resolution 2021-21-A Resolution Entering into an Engineering Services Agreement with MSA to perform the Engineering Services for Parking Lot Improvements for both the Fire Department and City Hall

7. DISCUSSION AGENDA

7.1 FIRE AND PUBLIC SAFETY

7.1.1 Report on Firefigther of the Year Ceremony

7.2 BUDGET AND FINANCE

7.2.1 Establishing a Budget Committee

7.2.2 Long-Term Financial Planning

7.3 STREETS AND PUBLIC WORKS

7.3.1 Proposed Road Maintenance Projects for 2021

7.4 PARKS AND GROUNDS

7.4.1 Discussion of Next Steps for Bi-Centennial Park Rehabilitation

7.4.2 Discussion of Issues with Barbed Wire Fence between Woods Estates and Circle Dr.

7.4.3 Remediation of dumped materials near Deerbrook Estates

7.4.4 Bike Station Update

7.5 PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT/INVOLVEMENT

7.5.1 Ice Cream Social Event Update

7.5.2 Event Policy

8. REPORT FROM THE MAYOR

9. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT/COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COUNCIL
Audience questions and comments for issues not on the agenda. The public is invited to comment on items of individual or general concern.

10. ADJOURNMENT

OTHER MEETINGS/CITY EVENTS OF NOTE (all meetings will be held online

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, May 11, 2021                               7:00 pm
Planning & Zoning Meeting                                 Tuesday, May 20, 2021                              7:00 pm
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, May 25, 2021                              7:00 pm
City Hall Closed Memorial Day                            Monday, May 31, 2021                              All Day
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, June 9, 2021                               7:00 pm
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, June 23, 2021                             7:00 pm
City Hall Closed 4th of July                                   Monday, July 5, 2021                                All Day
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, July 13, 2021                               7:00 pm

 

Council Packet 05-11-2021

Here is a video recording of the Council Meeting. The recording was inadvertently delayed, so the call to order, roll call, pledge of allegiance and passage of the consent agenda were not recorded. A recording of the livestream of the meeting is available via Facebook.