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City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

 

RIVERDALE CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

PLACE: Riverdale City Hall, 110 Manor Drive, Riverdale, Iowa

DATE:   July 13, 2021 TIME:  7:00 P.M.

 

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

    • CALL TO ORDER

    • ROLL CALL

    • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  2. REVIEW/APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

 

  • AGENDA MODIFICATIONS/ADJUSTMENTS

 

  • APPROVAL OF THE AMENDED AGENDA 

 

  • Requests by Mayor/Council Members to Move Items off the Consent Agenda
  • 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 June 22, 2021

2.2.2       Approval of Warrants for July 13, 2021

2.2.3.     Approval of the Treasurer’s Financial Reports 1st of July half , 2021

 

  1. PRESENTATIONS AND PROJECT UPDATES

Presentations regarding on-going work and projects by City staff and consultants.

 

  • CITY ADMINISTRATOR REPORT

    • Administrative Summary

 

  • MSA ENGINEER’S ACTIVITY REPORT

    • Project Review Summary

 

  • FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

    • RFD Report to Council

 

  • PUBLIC WORKS REPORT

 

  • Report for 06/17/2021 – 06/23/2021
  • Report for 06/24/2021– 06/30/2021
  • Advantage Tree Service Audit

    

3.5      WOODS ESTATES DEVELOPMENT REPORT

 

  • Developer’s Report to Council

 

  1. 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.

  1. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS

 

6.1       RESOLUTIONS

 

6.1.3   Resolution 2021-29 A Resolution Authorizing the Reimbursement for Belmont LLC for expenses incurred

 

6.1.4     Resolution 2021-30 A Resolution Approving the Annual General Services Agreement with MSA-PS for FY22

 

     6.2        ORDINANCES

 

6.2.2          Second Reading of Ordinance 03-2021 An Ordinance Amending Section 150.04 of the City of Riverdale, Iowa for the Purpose of Increasing the Compensation of the Mayor, Effective January 1, 2022

 

OTHER COUNCIL ACTION 

 

  1. DISCUSSION AGENDA

 

  • ADMINISTRATION

 

  • First Right of Refusal to Purchase Property

7.1.2    Option Purchase

 

      7.2        BUDGET AND FINANCE

  • Status of Long-Range Budget Planning Process
  • Status of Budget Committee

 

  • Public Engagement/Involvement

7.5.1   Fireworks on Juneteenth

            7.5.2  Volunteer Waiver and Hold Harmless

 

8.0   REPORT FROM THE MAYOR

8.1        INTERGOVERNMENTAL

 

  • 28E AGREEMENT BODIES

 

  • EXECUTIVE ACTIONS

 

  • PROCLAMATIONS

 

8.4  A Proclamation Recognizing Brian Ballard for 14 years of Service to the Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department

 

  • 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.

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT

 

OTHER MEETINGS/CITY EVENTS OF NOTE

 

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, July 13, 2021                               7:00 pm

Open House at Bi-Centennial Park to Discuss     Thursday, July 15, 2021                             5:30 pm

Emergency Route

Planning and Zoning Meeting                             Tuesday, July 20, 2021                              7:00 pm

       Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, July 27, 2021                                   7:00 pm

       Tenative Fenno Dr Informational Meeting           Thursday, August 5, 2021                          4:30 pm

       Regular City Council Meeting                                  Tuesday, August 10, 2021                              7:00 pm

       Regular City Council Meeting                                  Tuesday, August 24, 2021                              7:00 pm 

       City Hall Closed Labor Day                                  Monday, September 6, 2021                        All Day

 

       Final Council Packet 07132021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

Planning and Zoning Meeting scheduled for June 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

CITY OF RIVERDALE

PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

MEETING AGENDA

PLACE: Riverdale City Hall, 110 Manor Drive, Riverdale, Iowa

DATE:  Tuesday, June 1, 2021     TIME:  7:00 P.M.

This meeting of the Riverdale, Iowa Planning & Zoning Commission 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.

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

  1. WELCOME AND ROLL CALL:
  2. REVIEW/APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:
  3. PUBLIC HEARING: Final Plat, Woods Estates of Riverdale Subdivision. Per Sections 26 and 27 of the Riverdale Subdivision Ordinance, and the Code of Iowa, Chapter 354, a public hearing shall be held to determine that the plat and plans meet the minimum requirements of the City’s Zoning & Subdivision Ordinances, prior to submitting their recommendation for approval, disapproval or amendment of said plat and plans to the City Council.
  4. CONSIDERATION AND RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL: Final Plat, Woods Estates of Riverdale Subdivision
  5. Discussion on Primarily Plat Phase III, Woods Estates of Riverdale Subdivision.
  6. Public Hearing June 1
  7. Ad published May 26 Letters Mailed to 1000 feet May 24, 2021
  8. Questions or Additional Information Requested on Plat or Engineering Plans
  9. Consideration and Recommendation to the RIVERDALE City Council for the Acceptance of Public Improvements for Woods Estates Phase II
  10. ADJOURNMENT

 

Planning & Zoning Packet

City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

City Council Meeting scheduled for May 11 at 7:00 pm.

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.

City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

Special City Council Meeting scheduled for May 4 at 7:00 pm.

 

RIVERDALE SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

PLACE: Riverdale City Hall, 110 Manor Drive, Riverdale, Iowa

DATE:   May 4, 2021     TIME:  7:00 P.M.

Please Note: In accordance with Governor Reynolds’s disaster decree and under Section 21.8 of the Code of the State of Iowa, this meeting will be held online. To attend this meeting, please visit the City of Riverdale’s website (www.riverdaleiowa.com) for attendance instructions. Links to the meeting and instructions for participating/observing the meeting telephonically will be provided on the City’s website, posted for public notice and on all available social media channels.

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
    • CALL TO ORDER 
    • ROLL CALL
    • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

  2. REVIEW/APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA
    •  AGENDA MODIFICATIONS/ADJUSTMENTS
  1. RESOLUTIONS

3.1. Resolution 2021-16-A Resolution Considering the City of Riverdale’s FY2022 Budget 

3.2. Resolution 2021-13-A Resolution determining an area of the City to be an economic    development and blighted area, and that the rehabilitation, conservation, redevelopment, development or a combination thereof, of such area is necessary in the interest of the public health, safety or welare of the residents of the City; designing such area as appropriate for urban renewal projects; and adopting the Fenno Drive Urban Renewal Plan

 3.3. Resolution 2021-14-A Resolution Approving and Authorizing Execution of a Development       Agreement by and between the City of Riverdale and Belmont Development Properties, LLC.

 3.4.  Resolution 2021-15-A Resolution Entering into an Engineering Services Agreement with   MSA to perform the Belmont Road Townhomes Plan and Plat Review for $6,000.00

  1. ADJOURNMENT

The packet for the Special City Council Meeting can be found by clicking here.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL 7 PM TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2021
(meeting held in Council Chambers and Online)

OTHER MEETINGS/CITY EVENTS OF NOTE

Invasive Species Walk                                         Saturday, May 8, 2021                             10:00 am
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, May 11, 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
Ice Cream Social-Woods Estates                        Saturday, June 5, 2021                              2:00 pm
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, June 8, 2021                               7:00 pm
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, June 22, 2021                             7:00 pm

Scott County Emergency Management issues a burn ban until March 30, 2021

Scott County Emergency Management issues a burn ban until March 30, 2021

Countywide Burn Ban in Effect for Scott County, Iowa

SCOTT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
1100 East 46th Street, Davenport, Iowa 52807
(563) 484-3050

The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs and the State Fire Marshalls Office, has determined that open burning constitutes a danger to life and property for Scott County, Iowa. In pursuant to Iowa Code 100.40(1) (1995), a Burn Ban is in effect as of 03/29/2021 at 08:00 am for all of Scott County, Iowa.

Current conditions & concerns:
Weather conditions have initiated a Red Flag Warning by the National Weather Service
The National Weather Service has predictions for high winds for today, 03/29/2021, through 03/30/2021. At this time, a burn ban will be in effect until further notice, and once the danger to life & property has been changed, the Countywide Burn Ban will be lifted. When that time comes, notification that the burn ban has been lifted will be distributed by press release.

You can find additional information and details by clicking on the links below:

City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

MEETING NOTICE: VIRTUAL TOWN HALL MEETING, MARCH 16, 2021 at 7:00pm.

A Town Hall Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 7:00pm.  The mayor will be reviewing the proposed FY 22 budget that will be presented for a public hearing on Saturday, March 20 at 7pm and then considered by the City Council at it’s regular meeting on Tuesday, March 23 at 7pm.

Attendance at this meeting is limited to online attendance only.

 

Agenda for the Online Meeting

  1. WELCOME
  2. CALL TO ORDER
  3. ROLL CALL
  4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  5. PRESENTATION OF BUDGET
  6. QUESTIONS
  7. ADJOURNMENT

A PDF of the agenda can be downloaded by clicking here.  The budget to be reviewed at the meeting can be found here.

Here are the details on the online meeting …

Topic: Virtual Town Hall for FY 22 Budget Review
Time: Mar 16, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 871 3871 5870
Passcode: 218591

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City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

MEETING NOTICE: PLANNING & ZONING MEETING on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7:00P.M.

A Planning and Zoning Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7:00pm. Attendance at this meeting is online.

Agenda for the Online Meeting

  1. WELCOME AND ROLL CALL
  2. REVIEW/APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
  3. CONSIDERATION OF APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSION CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR
  4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  5. DISCUSSION
  6. NEW BUSINESS
  7. ADJOURNMENT

 

A copy of the packet for the meeting (including the agenda) can be downloaded by clicking here.

A copy of the City’s Comprehensive Plan has been divided into three sections available for download:

 

A copy of the proposed Urban Renewal Plan can be found by clicking here.

Here are the details for the meeting:

Topic: Virtual Planning & Zoning Meeting
Time: Mar 18, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84625314228?pwd=bk9nSjBOK0Iya25QUm9JeUNGQUNhZz09

Meeting ID: 846 2531 4228
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Meeting ID: 846 2531 4228
Passcode: 046931

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kez5dafHgU

 

 

City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7:00pm.

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, March 9, 2021 at 7:00pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a Zoom web conference.

Attendance at this meeting is limited online attendance only.

Attending the Meeting Online

You now have two options for attending the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (from 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM).

If you just want to watch the meeting, you can do so by going to the Riverdale Residents Facebook Page. The stream to Facebook is delayed by a 10-20 second buffer, so comments you post in Facebook may not reach the Mayor or Council in time to be read and answered immediately. But they will be answered eventually.

If you need to address the Council or if you want to participate in an active discussion with the Mayor, Council, staff or another meeting participant, you’ll need to join the meeting directly from your computer, tablet or smart phone by clicking on the button, below, or this link.

Please note that this meeting will be held via Zoom, so you may need to install the Zoom software on your computer. If you haven’t used Zoom before, it’s recommended you download and install the software early and then join our meeting around 6:45. The meeting ID number and access code are:

Meeting ID: 814 8168 1504

Not comfortable joining online? You can dial into the meeting with your phone, just call: (312) 626 6799 and use the meeting ID and access code shown above, when prompted.

RIVERDALE CITY COUNCIL MAX LEVY HEARING

PLACE: Riverdale City Hall, 110 Manor Drive, Riverdale, Iowa

DATE:   February 23, 2021     TIME:  7:00 P.M.

Revised Max Levy Hearing Notice

RIVERDALE CITY COUNCIL AGENDA


PLACE: Riverdale City Hall, 110 Manor Drive, Riverdale, Iowa

DATE:   February 23, 2021     TIME:  7:00 P.M.

Please Note: In accordance with Governor Reynolds’s disaster decree and under Section 21.8 of the Code of the State of Iowa, this meeting will be held online. To attend this meeting, please visit the City of Riverdale’s website (www.riverdaleiowa.com) for attendance instructions. Links to the meeting and instructions for participating/observing the meeting telephonically will be provided on the City’s website, posted for public notice and on all available social media channels.

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
    • CALL TO ORDER 
    • ROLL CALL
    • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  2. REVIEW/APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
  • AGENDA MODIFICATIONS/ADJUSTMENTS
    • Requests by Mayor/Council Members to Move Items off the Consent Agenda
    • Requests by Members of the Public to Address the Council
  • APPROVAL OF THE AMENDED AGENDA
  • 2021-2022 MAX LEVY HEARING

3.1    OPEN PUBLIC HEARING

3.2   PRESENTATION

3.3   PUBLIC COMMENT

3.4   CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSION

3.5    CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING

  • APPROVAL OF THE 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.

2.3.3.      Council Meeting Minutes February 9, 2021

  • Approval of Warrants for February 23, 2021

2.3.5.      Approval of the Treasurer’s Financial Reports 2nd  half of month, Februrary 2021

  • PRESENTATIONS AND PROJECT UPDATES

Presentations regarding on-going work and projects by City staff and consultants.

  • CITY ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • Administrative Summary
  • MSA ENGINEER’S ACTIVITY REPORT
    • Project Review Summary
    • Fenno Road Watermain Break Report
  • FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT
    • RFD Report to Council
  • PUBLIC WORKS REPORT
    • Maintenance Report to Council
    • Report for 02/03/2021 – 02/10/2021
    • Report for 02/10/2021– 02/17/2021

3.5      WOODS ESTATES DEVELOPMENT REPORT

3.5.1     Developer’s Report to Council

  1. 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.

  1. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
  1. NEW BUSINESS

6.1       RESOLUTIONS

6.1.1    Resolution 2021-06 – Resolution for the Approval of the Fiscal year 2022 Maximum Property Tax Dollars

6.1.2       Resolution 2021-07- Resolution determining the necessity and setting dates of a    consultation and hearing on a proposed Fenno Drive Urban Renewal Plan for a proposed Urban Renewal Area in the City of Riverdale, State of Iowa.

  1. OTHER COUNCIL ACTION
  1. DISCUSSION AGENDA
  • FIRE AND PUBLIC SAFETY
    • Capital Plan and Long-Range Vision
    • Nuisance Property Progress Report
  • BUDGET AND FINANCE
    • Status Report on FY22 Budget
    • Status of Long-Range Budget Planning Process
  • STREETS AND PUBLIC WORKS
    • Update on SCC Draining Issues
  • PARKS AND GROUNDS
    • Invasive Species Report Presentation by Alex Wenthe, Quercus
    • Parks and Trails Project Update
  • Public Engagement/Involvement
    • Easter Egg Hunt per Council member Kelly Krell
    • Events Policy/Ordinance per Council member Kelly Krell
  1. REPORT FROM THE MAYOR 

9.1        INTERGOVERNMENTAL

9.2        28E AGREEMENT BODIES

  • EXECUTIVE ACTIONS

9.3.1 Possiblity of ther reopening of City Hall and Public Grounds

  • PROCLAMATIONS
  1. 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.

  1. ADJOURNMENT

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

Public Hearing: Max Levy for FY22 Budget         Tuesday, February 23, 2021                       7:00 pm

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, February 23, 2021                      7:00 pm

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, March 9,2021                             7:00 pm

Public Hearing: FY22 Budget                              Tuesday, March 16, 2021                           7:00 pm

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, March 16, 2021                           7:30 pm

Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting                                Sunday, March 21, 2021                            2:00 pm

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, March 23, 2021                          7:00 pm

Planning & Zoning Meeting                                 Thursday, March 30, 2021                         7:00 pm

Council Packet

The Council packet consists of 2 parts:  Part I   |   Part II

 

City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7:00pm.

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, November 10th at 7:00pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference and with limited attendance in the Community Room at City Hall.

Attendance at this meeting is limited online attendance only.

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 (from 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM), just join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smart phone by clicking on the button or this link. You can access the meeting by using the access code: 569-793-517

Not comfortable joining online? You can dial into the meeting with your phone, just call: (872) 240-3212 and use the access code (569-793-517) when prompted.

Please Note: It’s highly recommended you get the GoToMeeting app and install it on your computer before the meeting starts so you’ll be ready when we begin.

Just Click Here to download the app.

Agenda

Among the other issues to be considered and discussed by the City Council:

Presentations to the City Council include:

  • Report from the City Administrator of Staff activities since the last City Council Meeting
  • Reports by the Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
  • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
  • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development on the Woods Estates of Riverdale subdivision

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • A Resolution to approve a contract for snow removal services for the coming winter season (effective November 11, 2020)
  • A Resolution to approve a proposal to modify the proposed fence and gate on the south side of the State Street Bridge over Duck Creek
  • A Resolution to accept the final completion and acceptance of work statements for the Havens Acres Roadway Rehabilitation Project

Discussion of various items include:

    • A progress report on the development of a City Calendar for 2021
    • Information about using direct deposit for city-related payroll
    • An update on the City’s document management efforts/plan
    • A review of a variety of RFD matters including the election of officers and options available to the city with regard to replacing the air compressor
    • A discussion of security-related matters and the installation of security cameras at strategic points throughout the City
    • An update on plans for deer hunting and coyote trapping for the coming winter
    • A discussion of remediating drainage issues along Manor Drive
    • Discussion of creating a city-wide plan for tree plantings and management
    • Discussion of planned holiday activities
    • A review of restrictions on the use of City facilities for the coming months due to the COVID-19 public health crisis

A copy of the agenda for the meeting can be found here.

A copy of the information packet sent to Council Members can be found here.  (73 pages)

The Treasurer’s Report to the City Council can be found here.

A copy of the Administrator’s Notes from City Administrator Kent Royster can be found here.

A copy of the City Engineer’s report from MSA can be found here.

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on November 24, 2020.

* NOTE: If you would like a copy of the Council Packet or Budget Report, please call City Hall during regular business hours (10-5pm, Mon-Fri) and one can be made for you at a cost of $.25 per page.

 

City Council Meeting scheduled for July 13 at 7:00 pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 7:00pm.

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, October 13th at 7:00pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference and with limited attendance in the Community Room at City Hall.

Attendance at this meeting is limited to 15 people in-person, others can attend online.  If you choose to attend in-person, you will be required to wear a face mask while in the building.

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (from 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM), just join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smart phone by clicking on the button or this link. You can access the meeting by using the access code: 569-793-517

Not comfortable joining online? You can dial into the meeting with your phone, just call: (872) 240-3212 and use the access code (569-793-517) when prompted.

Please Note: It’s highly recommended you get the GoToMeeting app and install it on your computer before the meeting starts so you’ll be ready when we begin.

Just Click Here to download the app.

Agenda

Among the other issues to be considered and discussed by the City Council:

Presentations to the City Council include:

  • Report from the City Administrator of Staff activities since the last City Council Meeting
  • Reports by the Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
  • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
  • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development on the Woods Estates of Riverdale subdivision

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • A Resolution to approve a professional services agreement with MSA for engineering services related to a proposed urban renewal plan for the Fenno Hill area
  • A Resolution to approve the change of some street names in the Woods Estates subdivision
  • A Resolution to establish a date for a public hearing to discuss the proposed urban renewal plan and TIF ordinance for the Fenno Hill area

Discussion of various items include:

    • Requests for key dates for meetings and events to include on a City calendar planned for a December publication
    • Changes made to the City’s Chart of Accounts
    • Work on the preparation of an urban renewal plan for the Fenno Hill area and what it means for the City
    • Details of the Citywide clean-up planned for October 17
    • Status of snow removal services for this coming winter
    • Holiday celebration plans for the City and residents
    • A proposed “spring fling” event in Woods Estates in 2021
    • Development of a long-term vision for the RFD and plans for the October 25 open house
    • Budget planning for FY22
    • Issues surrounding on-going concerns about the gate across the sidewalk extension at the south end of Kensington Street in Havens Acres

A copy of the agenda for the meeting can be found here.

A copy of the information packet sent to Council Members can be found here.  (67 pages)

A copy of the Administrator’s Notes from City Administrator Kent Royster can be found here.

A copy of the City Engineer’s report from MSA can be found here.

Additional reports to Council include:

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on October 27, 2020.

* NOTE: If you would like a copy of the Council Packet or Budget Report, please call City Hall during regular business hours (10-5pm, Mon-Fri) and one can be made for you at a cost of $.25 per page.