MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, July 14th at 7pm. 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 (maximum capacity is 25 people).

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 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
  • A presentation by the City Engineer on future plans for the Fieldcrest Drainage Way
  • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • A Resolution approving City staff recommendation(s) concerning replacing the roof of City Hall.
  • A Resolution authorizing a proposal for sanitary sewer testing of the interceptor sewer line running from Panorama Park to Bettendorf (under Hwy 67).

Discussion of various items include:

    • An update on the on-going review of the Riverdale City Staff Employee Manual and insurance benefit plans currently underway
    • An update on hiring part-time assistance for a variety of summer projects
    • A review of capital projects planned for FY21
    • Updates on the year-long, invasive species audit currently underway
    • Plans for mid-year reviews with various contractors
    • The state of plans for this year’s Fall Fest in October
    • Meals-to-Go progress report
    • Updates on various projects currently underway at the fire station
    • A review of possible changes coming to the City’s parks and playgrounds in terms of new equipment and facilties
    • An update on the Arconic TIF related to the plant’s heat treat facilities
    • An update on where things stand with developing alternative connector routes between the MRT and Duck Creek Bike Trail
    • A review of guidelines for changing public meetings from in-person to mixed or online formats

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

A copy of the information packet sent to Council Members wil be uploaded on Sunday.

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

A report from City Administrator Kent Royster, covering administrative work over the last two weeks, will be uploaded on Sunday.

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on July 28, 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.

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 7pm.

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, June 23rd at 7pm. 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 (maximum capacity is 25 people).

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 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:

  • Reports by the Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
  • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
  • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development

New Ordinance to the Riverdale City Code:

  • Second Reading of new sections to the Code for the City of Riverdale (Sections 95.301 – 95.307) establishing a Sewer/Utility Review Committee.

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • A Resolution approving the employment agreement for the position of Deputy Clerk for the City of Riverdale.
  • A Resolution authorizing the engagement of MSA Engineering Services to oversee the installation of a gate on the fence along the south sidewalk of the walking path attached to the Hwy 67 bridge over Duck Creek.
  • A Resolution authorizing the engagement of MSA Engineering Services to assess the state of the storm water sewer running on the west side of Manor Drive hill.

Discussion of various items include:

    • Staffing plan considerations once full-time staff is on-board by July 6, 2020
    • Changing operating hours for City Hall as of July 6, 2020
    • Creating a drop-off site at City Hall for community e-waste
    • Accounting services mid-year review
    • FY20 budget amendments update
    • Progress on alternative trail connector routes with the City of Bettendorf, Iowa DOT, QC-area biking and running clubs
    • Drainage concerns at the intersection of Hwy 67 and the SCC entrance
    • Hosting a virtual 4th of July on social media
    • Parks and trails survey progress
    • SCC master planning update
    • Meals-to-Go progress report

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

A copy of the information packet sent to Council Members wil be uploaded on Sunday.  

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

A report from the mayor covering administrative work over the last two weeks will be uploaded on Sunday.

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on July 14, 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, Tue-Thu) and one can be made for you at a cost of $.25 per page.

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Special Council Meeting called for Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 6pm

A special meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, June 16th at 6pm. The meeting will be held in the Community Room at City Hall. 

Per guidelines set by the Mayor (in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis), attendance at the meeting will be limited to no more than twenty people (including Council and advisors). The second half of the meeting will be conducted in closed session at the request of the candidate being interviewed for the position of Deputy Clerk.

Agenda

This meeting will cover items related to the appointment of personnel to full-time staff positions with the City. The items covered as part of the Council’s public meeting include:

  • A MOTION to approve the appointment of the selected candidate for the position of City Administrator/City Clerk and setting the salary for the position;
  • A RESOLUTION officially approving the employment agreement;
  • A MOTION to approve the offer of an employment agreement for the Deputy Clerk position with the City of Riverdale, Iowa to an individual following an evaluation of the interview conducted in closed session; and
  • A MOTION to approve the appointment of the selected candidate to the Deputy Clerk position.
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No other business will be discussed at the meeting. The next regular meeting of the City Council is scheduled for Tuesday, June 26th at 7pm.

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

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 7pm.

A special meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, June 9th at 7pm. 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 (maximum capacity is 25 people).

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 9, 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:

  • Reports by the Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
  • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
  • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development
  • An update from the Staff Search and Selection Committee

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • The FIRST READING of a new CITY ORDINANCE establishing a Sewer/Utility Review Committee for the City of Riverdale
  • A Resolution to Compensate Mayor Bawden for Services Provided as Interim City Administrator between March 15 and June 30, 2020
  • A Resolution to Establish a Standard of a Locked Gate Between the MRT and Kensington Street on City Property
  • A Resolutions to Approve a Proposed Study of Pedestrian and Bike Traffic Over the Cement Path Between the MRT and South Kensington Street
  • Resolution to Approve Payment of Outstanding Invoices After June 23 and Before July 1, 2020

Discussion of various items include:

    • A summary of IT equipment repairs needed
    • Updates on mid-year reviews of accounting, groundskeeping/mowing and landscaping services
    • A review of the insurance audit conducted in May
    • An updated schedule for a public hearing and passage of budget amendments for FY20
    • A final review of the Ice Cream Social event held on June 6
    • An update on the Meals-To-Go program
    • A review of new guidelines for park, playground and gathering place usage during the on-going 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.  (101 pages, total)

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

A report from the mayor covering administrative work over the last two weeks can be found here.

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on June 23, 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, Tue-Thu) and one can be made for you at a cost of $.25 per page.

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Special Council Meeting called for Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 7pm.

A special meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Thursday evening, June 4th at 7pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference.

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2020 (from 7:00 PM – 7:30 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

This meeting will cover two items on a consent agenda. Those items are:

  • The expansion of the liquor license for My Place to include serving beverages outside; and
  • Approval for residents to serve alcohol at a private party in the Community Room on Friday, June 5.
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No other business will be discussed at the meeting. The next regular meeting of the City Council is scheduled for Tuesday, June 9th at 7pm.

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

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

Meeting Notice: Special City Council Work Session set for 6pm on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Riverdale City Council will hold a special work session on Tuesday evening, May 26th at 6pm. Furthermore, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference.

Since the meeting deals with personnel matters and all candidates for the position in question have requested the search committee meet in closed session to keep their identities confidential, a portion of this meeting will take place under Chapter 24.5 (i) of the Code of the State of Iowa and the online public meeting will be terminated shortly after the meeting starts so the Council will be able to go into closed session.

 

Attending the Meeting Online

The general public is able to attend the first part of the meeting (approximately 5-10 minutes), but then the meeting will be moved into closed session in a private chat and the online meeting for the general public will be ended (since we are only able to host one meeting at a time). Once the closed session has wrapped up, the Council will resume its meeting in public, ending shortly before the regular Council Meeting at 7pm.

Please note: a summary of what was discussed at this work session (both public and closed parts) will be discussed in detail during the Council Meeting at 7pm.


 

Agenda

The items and issues to be discussed as part of this meeting include:

Presentations to the City Council by the Search Consultant:

  • A review of key dates in the interview and selection process.
  • A review of the candidates for the city administrator/city clerk position.
  • A review of typical questions asked during the interview process.
  • A review of packet information required for successful interviews.

Serving as the Search Committee, the City Council will discuss the following:

  • Strengths and weaknesses of candidates for the position under consideration.
  • Available dates for online and in-person interviews.
  • Questions for candidates.
  • Ranking of candidates supplied by the Search Consultant.
  • Discussion of items to be included in the draft of the proposed employment agreement.

In addition to a review of candidates, the Search Committee will also:

  • Review questions from the Search Consultant on the deputy clerk position
  • Discuss items for the information packet to candidates

A copy of the full agenda can be found here.

Meeting minutes will be posted (without identifying information of individual candidates) following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on June 9, 2020.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

Meeting Notice: City Council Meeting scheduled for 7pm on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, May 26th at 7pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference.

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Tue, May 26, 2020 (from 7:00 PM – 9:00 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:

  • Reports by the Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
  • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
  • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development
  • An update from the Staff Search and Selection Committee

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • The FIRST READING of a new CITY ORDINANCE establishing a Sewer/Utility Review Committee for the City of Riverdale
  • A Resolution to Certify Certain Past Due Sewer Fees as Past Due Taxes and Pursue a Tax Lien on Property in the City of Riverdale
  • A Resolution to Approve Recommendations on Moving Forward with the Staff Search/Selection Process
  • Resolutions to Approve Payments to Contractors on the Havens Acres Roadway Rehabilitation Project, the Fieldcrest Drainage Way Project (Phase I) and the Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project (Phase I)
  • Resolutions to Approve Guidelines for Opening the City’s Parks, Playgrounds and Public Meeting Places in Light of the COVID-19 Outbreak

Discussion of various items include:

    • An update on the Parks & Trails Survey currently underway
    • A quick review of where things stand on a Tree Management Program
    • A final call for tech issues to review as part of the City’s IT Upgrade
    • An update on the Long-Term Budgeting Project kicking off in June
    • A review of the timeline for a Public Hearing and Approval of FY 20 Budget Amendments
    • An update on how things are progressing on the Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project
    • An update on modifications being made at City Hall and the Fire Station
    • Information on XStream Clean-Up and how residents can participate
    • Updates on the Ice Cream Social and Community Conversations programs
    • A quick review of recent PPE purchases made through SCEMA
    • Questions for the Council to gauge their interest in a strategic planning process for the fire department
    • An update on the Meals-To-Go program

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 (note: the Council Packet is 99 pages in length).

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

A report from the mayor covering administrative work over the last two weeks can be found here.

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on June 9, 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, Tue-Thu) and one can be made for you at a cost of $.25 per page.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

Meeting Notice: City Council Meeting scheduled for 7pm on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, May 12th at 7pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference.

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Tue, May 12, 2020 (from 7:00 PM – 10:00 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: 418-666-325

Not comfortable joining online? You can dial into the meeting with your phone, just call: (646) 749-3122 and use the access code (266-590-501) 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:

  • Reports by the Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
  • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
  • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development
  • An update from the Staff Search and Selection Committee

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • Re-consideration of Approval of the Final Plat for Phase 2 of the Woods Estates Subdivision
  • Consideration of Approval of the Recommendations of the Search Committee for Recruitment of Full-Time Staff, and for Intermediate Staff Support During the Recruitment Process
  • Consideration of Amending Resident Qualifications for Participation in the Meal Delivery Program Funded by an Iowa CDBG Grant in FY21
  • Consideration of Purchase Authorization for New Signage Along the Mississippi River Trail to Notify Bikers and Pedestrians of Route Changes

Discussion of various items include:

    • An update on the boundary fence project to be built along the MRT in Riverdale
    • A review of the City’s progress on a tree management program
    • A final status report on the IT upgrade at City Hall
    • A review of the plan to begin long-range budget planning for the City of Riverdale
    • Overviews of new accounting projects to clear up confusion over TIF accounting and Sewer Utility fund and rate accounting
    • A review of documents provided to Council Members regarding the proposed FY 20 Budget Amendments
    • Update on landscaping the City’s grounds
    • Fieldcrest Drainage Way Completion Update
    • Discussion of roof repair and other maintenance issues at City Hall
    • Proposed X-Stream Clean-up activities in Riverdale during the summer
    • A review of events planned for through the summer
    • Update on Friday Night Community Conversation program
    • An update on the installation of the flood gauge on Duck Creek in the Havens Acres area
    • A final report on the coyote trapping program for the season
    • An update on the Meals-To-Go program that kicked off this past week

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 (note: the Council Packet is 94 pages in length).

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

A report from the mayor covering administrative work over the last two weeks can be found here.

Meeting minutes can be found here.

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

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

Meeting Notice: City Council Meeting scheduled for 7pm on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, April 28th at 7pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference.

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting and FY 21 Budget Public Hearing on Tue, April 28, 2020 (from 7:00 PM – 10:00 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: 418-666-325

Not comfortable joining online? You can dial into the meeting with your phone, just call: (224) 501-3412 and use the access code (418-666-325) 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:

  • Reports by the Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
  • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
  • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • Consideration of Approval of the Final Plat for Phase 2 of the Woods Estates Subdivision
  • Consideration of a No-Interest Loan Program for Riverdale-based Businesses Affected by the COVID-19 Outbreak
  • Consideration of Authorizing the Hiring of a Part-Time, Summer Administrative Intern for the City of Riverdale, Iowa
  • Consideration of Authorizing $1,000 in Matching Funds for a “Trees Please!” Grant Award from MidAmerican Energy
  • Consideration of the Proposed Budget for Volunteer Firefighter Recognition and Support for FY21
  • Consideration of Authorizing an Additional $9,000 for the Fieldcrest Drainage Way Project (Phase I)
  • Consideration of Authorizing $7,500 for a Senior/LMI Meal Delivery Program to be Funded by an Iowa CDBG Grant in FY21

A Motion will be discussed regarding the following: 

  • Action to create a bike-friendly space in the Bellingham Road parking lot near the Mississippi River Trail
  • Action to hold a public hearing, amend and approve proposed adjustments to the FY20 budget for the CIty of Riverdale
  • Action to clean and inspect the privately-owned drainage lines behind homes in the 200 block of Manor Drive so possible project scope can be defined and budgets determined

Discussion of various items include:

    • Next steps on boundary fence construction along the MRT in Riverdale
    • An explanation of the We Need Trees Grant program
    • An update on the Invasive Plant Study
    • A summary report on the IT upgrade that has been completed at City Hall
    • Update on City Hall staffing, job definitions and process development
    • Update on the recovery of costs associated with repair of a retaining wall surrounding a storm intake catch basin on the east side of Manor Drive hill which was damaged in an auto accident
    • A review of the plan to begin long-range budget planning for the City of Riverdale
    • Overviews of new accounting projects to clear up confusion over TIF accounting and Sewer Utility fund and rate accounting
    • An explanation of the CDBG Grant Application to IEDA
    • Update on landscaping the City’s grounds
    • Fieldcrest Drainage Way updates
    • Discussion of hail damage to City Hall roof and associated projects
    • Plans for resumption of curbside yard waste collection
    • Need to meet with Fenno Drive residents to discuss sanitary sewer project
    • Proposed X-Stream Clean-up activities in Riverdale during the summer
    • Plans for the citywide appliance pick-up on May 1
    • A review of events planned for through the summer
    • Discussion of having Friday Night Community Conversations online
    • An update on the installation of the flood gauge on Duck Creek in the Havens Acres area
    • Concerns about nuisance properties in the Fenno Hill neighborhood
    • An update on issues surrounding coyote trapping near the Woods Estates neighborhood

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. (Please note, this document is 88 pages long* and the file is approximately 9.4 MB.)

A memo that spells out recommended next steps and a time line for the final plat of the second phase of the Woods Estates Subdivision can be found here.

A summary memo explaining the proposed no-interest loan program for Riverdale-based, small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak can be found here.

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

A report from the mayor covering administrative work over the last two weeks can be found here.

Meeting minutes can be found here.

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

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

Meeting Notice: Regular City Council Meeting (04-14-20)

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, April 14th at 7pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference.

 

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting and FY 21 Budget Public Hearing on Tue, April 14, 2020 (from 7:00 PM – 10:00 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: 823-571-765

Not comfortable joining online? You can dial into the meeting with your phone, just call: (571) 317-3112 and use the access code (823-571-765) 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:

A Public Hearing on the Final Plat for Phase 2 of the Woods Estates Subdivision

Presentations to the City Council include:

    • Reports by the Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
    • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
    • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development

Resolutions addressing the following:

    • Consideration of Approval and Certification of the Proposed FY 21 Budget for the City of Riverdale
    • Consideration of a Resolution to Increase the Budget for Staff Search/Selection Services Consulting
    • Consideration of Conditional Approval of the Final Plat for Phase 2 of the Woods Estates Subdivision
  • A Motion will be discussed regarding the following: 
    • Development and consideration of a motion to define how the City Council would like the City the provide some assistance/relief to Riverdale-based businesses dealing with interruptions associated with COVID-19

Discussion of various items include:

    • Results of the first meeting on the Parks & Trails Needs Assessment Project
    • Next steps on boundary fence construction along the MRT in Riverdale
    • An update on the development of a plan to create a bike station at the parking lot on Bellingham Road
    • A summary report on the IT upgrade that has been completed at City Hall
    • Update on City Hall staffing, job definitions and process development
    • A review of the plan to begin long-range budget planning for the City of Riverdale
    • Overviews of new accounting projects to clear up confusion over TIF accounting and Sewer Utility fund and rate accounting
    • An update on the Arconic TIF
    • Next steps on the Citywide Clean-up on April 18
    • Review of the construction plan for the Havens Acres Roadway Rehabilitation Project
    • A discussion of possible next steps on the Manor Drive drainage issue explored last year
    • An update on landscaping and invasive species audit projects managed by Quercus
    • An update on the accident damaging a section of retaining wall on Manor Drive Hill
    • The status of the Tour de Brew Event (scheduled for May 2)
    • A review of other events planned for through the summer
    • An update on the installation of the flood gauge on Duck Creek in the Havens Acres area
    • A current review of PPE currently on hand for use by the Riverdale Fire Department
    • Concerns about nuisance properties in the Fenno Hill neighborhood
    • An update on issues surrounding coyote trapping near the Woods Estates neighborhood

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. (Please note, this document is 100 pages long* and the file is approximately 10.1 MB.)

A copy of the budget report for the City can be found here. (Please note, this document is 13 pages long.)

A copy of the presentation on the final plat for the second phase of the Woods Estates Subdivision can be found here.

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

A report from the mayor covering administrative work over the last three weeks can be found here.

Meeting minutes can be found here.

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

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

Meeting Notice: Regular City Council Meeting (03-10-20)

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, March 10th at 7pm.  The meeting will take place in the Council Chambers at Riverdale City Hall.

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

Presentations to the City Council include:

    • Reports by the City Administrator, Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
    • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
    • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development

Resolutions addressing the following:

    • Consideration of a Proposal to Address Erosion in the Drainage Way off of Fieldcrest Road (Fieldcrest Phase 1 Drainage Work)
    • Consideration of a Proposal to Establish a Utilities/Sewer Commission for the City of Riverdale
    • Consideration of a 28E Agreement with Scott Community College for a Joint Contract for Lawn Mowing Services
    • Consideration of a Proposal to Engage a Consultant to Assist the City in Hiring Full-time Staff
    • Consideration of a Proposal to Purchase New Knox KeySecure System(s) for RFD Fire Trucks

Discussion of various items include:

    • A third and final reading of Ordinance #2020-01 – Changes to the Positions of City Administrator, Clerk, Treasurer, Mayor
    • An update on the Parks & Trails Needs Assessment Project
    • Next steps on boundary fence construction and creation of directional signage along the MRT in Riverdale and entrances to Riverdale currently located in Bettendorf
    • Status of IT Upgrades being made by the City
    • Staffing City Hall – review of public meetings held since the last City Council meeting (February 25)
    • Progress report on FY 21 budgeting
    • Update on the status of the TIF agreement with Arconic
    • Review of the Campus Master Planning Workshop at SCC on March 3
    • Announcement of Citywide Clean-up on April 18
    • Discussion of Staff Reporting formats
    • Expected census activities of note in March and April
    • Call for volunteers to help with the Riverdale Egg Hunt (April 4)
    • Plans for Tour de Brew (May)

 

A copy of the amended agenda and support documents for the meeting can be found here. A copy of the original agenda for the meeting can be found by clicking here.

A copy of the information packet sent to Council Members can be found here. (Please note, this file is approximately 4MB.)

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

Meeting minutes can be found here.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm.

Meeting Notice: Regular City Council Meeting (02-25-20)

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, February 25th at 7pm.  The meeting will take place in the Council Chambers at Riverdale City Hall.

The meeting will include a public hearing to discuss the maximum tax levy to be considered by the City as it prepares its FY 21 budget for adoption in March.

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

Presentations to the City Council include:

    • Reports by the City Administrator, Fire Chief and Maintenance Department
    • Presentation by Board Members of the Scott County Library 
    • City Engineer’s Progress Report on a variety of projects
    • Status Report from Woods Construction & Development

Resolutions addressing the following:

    • Authorization to proceed with bidding the Fieldcrest Phase I Drainage Work.
    • Approval of Addendum #2 to the Woods Estates Development Agreement (re: Final Dates for Public Improvement Completion)
    • Authorization to Proceed with Bidding Havens Acres/MRT Fence

Discussion of various items include:

    • A second reading of Ordinance #2020-01 – Changes to the Positions of City Administrator, Clerk, Treasurer, Mayor
    • An update on the Parks & Trails Needs Assessment Project
    • Next steps on moving forward with creating a bike-friendly space in the parking lot on Bellingham Road, near the MRT
    • Changing directional signage along the MRT in Riverdale and entrances to Riverdale currently located in Bettendorf
    • Status of IT Upgrades being made by the City
    • Staffing City Hall – including setting dates for public input, creation of a search committee and determining a start date for new employees
    • Progress report on FY 21 budgeting
    • Update on the status of the TIF agreement with Arconic
    • Progress with development of a joint mowing contract with SCC
    • Information on the Campus Master Planning Workshop at SCC on March 3
    • Sanitary sewer system developments; formation of a sewer/utilities commission for the City
    • Expected census activities of note in March and April

 

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

A copy of the information packet sent to Council Members can be found here. (Please note, this file is approximately 16MB.)

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 March 10, 2020.