The chair of the City’s Finance Committee is Council Member Cheryl Channon. Members of the Committee include Mayor Mike Bawden and other people to be named later.
Records and Background Information
You can download a copy of the proposed FY 2021 budget for the City of Riverdale here, complete with a detailed memo from the Mayor how budgets were set and what the City expects to accomplish in the coming fiscal year.
The final public intake session for the FY 21 budget will take place at 4:30 pm on Thursday, March 19 at City Hall.
At Tuesday’s Council meeting, the Riverdale City Council voted unanimously to set a maximum, general tax levy for the City at $400,000 for the coming fiscal year.
Updated: The Riverdale City Council has approved the publication of a notice for a “max levy” public hearing on February 25. An informational Q&A session will be held at the Town Hall meeting scheduled for Sunday, February 23 at 2pm.
At Tuesday evening’s meeting, the City Council agreed to extend the hours allowed under Interim City Administrator, Lisa Kotter’s consulting contract to 40 hours per week through February.
As part of the Mayor and Council’s focus on improving operating processes and customer service, the City’s cash management policy (adopted in 2016) is currently under review and will be updated accordingly.
The City Council will consider a proposal for accounting services from Bohnsack and Frommert at its next meeting, set for January 28, 2020.
The City of Riverdale is considering the costs and practicality of expanding its hours of business from 3 to 5 days a week.
Citizens attended public intake sessions on the FY21 City Budget in November and December. A summary of thoughts, requests and questions are now available for review.
The second public intake session for the City of Riverdale’s FY21 Budget is scheduled for 7pm on Monday, December 2nd.
The City of Riverdale filed its state-mandated “Annual Financial Report” with the Iowa Department of Management in advance of the December 1 deadline this week. You can review the report here.
Public intake sessions for the City of Riverdale’s budget for FY ’21 (July 2020 – June 2021) have been set for November and December.