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Public Hearing and City Council Meeting scheduled for April 13 at 7pm.

Public Hearing and City Council Meeting scheduled for April 13 at 7pm.

PUBLIC HEARING AND RIVERDALE CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

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

DATE:   April 13, 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 and in-person attendance at City Hall will be restricted to no more than ten people. 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
  3. PUBLIC HEARING RE: CERTIFICATION OF PROPOSED FY22 CITY BUDGET
  4. PRESENTATIONS AND PROJECT UPDATES
  5. 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
  2. NEW BUSINESS
  3. OTHER COUNCIL ACTION
  4. DISCUSSION AGENDA
  5. REPORT FROM THE MAYOR
  6. 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.

  7. ADJOURNMENT

A copy of the packet for the meeting can be found here:  Part I  |  Part II  |  Parks Assessment

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

Public Hearing: Fenno Hill Urban Renewal Plan and
Belmont Project Dev. Agreement                        Tuesday, April 20, 2021                                7:00 pm
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, April 27, 2021                                7:00 pm
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                            Tuesday, May 31, 2021                                 All Day

Zoom Meeting Information

Topic: Public Hearing/Virtual City Council Meeting
Time: Apr 13, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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FY 22 Budget public intake session held on April 1

FY 22 Budget public intake session held on April 1

FY22 BUDGET PUBLIC INTAKE MEETING AGENDA

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

DATE:   April 01, 2021     TIME:  7:00 P.M.

AGENDA
  1. WELCOME
  2. PRESENTATION OF FY22 BUDGET
  3. REVIEW OF WORK TO-DATE ON LONG TERM FINANCIAL PLAN
  4. QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC
  5. ADJOURNMENT

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

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting             Tuesday, April 6, 2021                                  7:00 pm
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, April 13, 2021                                7:00 pm
Public Hearing: Fenno Hill Urban Renewal Plan and
Belmont Project Dev. Agreement                      Tuesday, April 20, 2021                                7:00 pm
Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, April 27, 2021                                7:00 pm
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                            Tuesday, May 31, 2021                                 All Day

 

(UPDATED 04-02-2021)  A recording of the meeting can be found below.

Judge orders summary judgement in Riverdale’s favor

Judge orders summary judgement in Riverdale’s favor

A ruling was issued on Tuesday by Judge Henry Latham II, in Iowa District Court, concerning the lawsuit filed against the City of Riverdale by individuals and groups representing users of the Mississippi River Trail who were upset by the City Council’s decision to close and lock the gate between the multi-use trail and South Kensington Street in the Havens Acres neighborhood. The ruling denied the Plaintiffs’ request for a Summary Judgement that would have required the City to re-open the gate and allow for the passage of bikes, walkers and runners unabated and, at the same time, granted the City’s request for a Summary Judgement to allow the gate to remain locked and require trail users to remain on the trail as they circumnavigate the neighborhood.

The Plaintiffs’ request the City also pay for other, consequential damages and attorney’s fees were also denied.

“This seems like a reasonable outcome,” said Riverdale’s mayor, Mike Bawden. “And this is the way disputes like this should be worked out – in a court of law rather than in the court of public opinion. The City felt it had a right to act in a way that addressed the needs and concerns of its residents and the plaintiffs in this case felt they had a right to continue riding across City-owned property to make a convenient connection between the two, great multi-use trails in the Iowa Quad Cities.”

“Despite our efforts and offers to work with trail users to develop solutions, they made the decision that taking a more adversarial approach was preferred. I think it’s pretty clear we weren’t anywhere near agreement on how to move forward, so letting this work its way through the courts was probably the best solution.”

It’s not over … yet

The Mayor reminded people that even though the City’s position prevailed at this time, that does not necessarily mean the litigation is over.

“For some folks, this decision may seem like the end of the road – but the Plaintiffs in this case have options to consider. They’ve made it pretty clear in their social media postings that they want to look at other legal possibilities, so I urge our residents not to think this is over and, above all, don’t gloat.”

Mayor Bawden refused to speculate on what the Plaintiffs in the case may do next, but he did make note of the fact that the “problems” (both perceived and actual) arising from the Council’s decision to close and lock the gate at the end of South Kensington Street need to be addressed.

What’s next?

“I’ve already received messages from some of the more outspoken bike advocates threatening boycotts of Riverdale businesses and worse.” said the Mayor. “And while I think most of the rhetoric is just venting frustration, I think we need to realize that this situation has arisen out of concerns some trail users have about their safety when they’re using the MRT in Riverdale – and that’s an issue we need to continue working on as a city.”

The upcoming review and certification of the City’s proposed FY22 budget provides an immediate opportunity to show the City is serious about addressing some of those concerns. “We have two items in the FY22 budget that are related to some of the concerns raised by trail users and residents, alike,” he said. “I hope we’ll be able to adopt them into our FY22 project plan and get to work on them sooner rather than later.”

Those two projects include installing cameras on the traffic lights at the intersection of Bellingham Road and Hwy 67 (State Street) that will allow the lights to be triggered optically (when traffic approaches the intersection) rather than the current timer system. The system should also allow the City to capture the license plate numbers of vehicles that run the red light at the intersection so fines can be issued and evidence can be collected in the event of an accident.

The budget also provides an additional amount for re-painting the IADOT-approved bike crossing across Hwy 67 to make it more noticeable to vehicles using the street. “I’d hope we could work with an organization like Bi-State and the Quad City Bicycle Club” to improve the way the crossing is marked and directional signage along the trail as we make these improvements,” said Bawden.

A multi-jurisdictional solution is what’s needed

Mayor Bawden reiterated his intention of continuing to engage both the Iowa Department of Transportation and the City of Bettendorf in making improvements that address the safety, traffic and privacy concerns of both sides involved in the dispute. “Bettendorf is really a key to any long-term solution,” he said. “By working together, I hope we will be able to get the Iowa DOT to consider reducing the speed limit of State Street from 40 to 35 from downtown Bettendorf to the main gate entrance at Madison Street in Riverdale.”

“If we’re successful there and the Bettendorf Police Department enforces the speed limit, that could have a dramatic effect on the risks people face when they cross at Bellingham. Add to that the ability to identify vehicles that run the light at that intersection and a more visible crossing, and I think we’re off to a good start.”

The Mayor also pointed out that at some point he’s hopeful the City of Bettendorf will honor the commitment they made to turn the sidewalk running from the Duck Creek Bike Trail to the MRT at Bellingham (on the north side of State Street) into a full-sized, multi-use trail. That promise was memorialized nearly seven years ago but no further action has been taken by the Bettendorf City Council since. “I understand there may be some challenges to moving ahead on that commitment, but I’m not clear as to what those are,” Bawden said.

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:

Public Hearing and City Council Meeting scheduled for April 13 at 7pm.

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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Public Hearing and City Council Meeting scheduled for April 13 at 7pm.

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.

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

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Public Hearing and City Council Meeting scheduled for April 13 at 7pm.

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

 

Water main blowout on Fenno Road wrecks road

Water main blowout on Fenno Road wrecks road

What follows is an update mailed on Friday to all affected residents of Monday’s water main break under Fenno Road which provided an overview of the situation and outlined what the City is doing to address the situation.

Background

On Monday, around 5pm, a water main ruptured under Fenno Road and eroded much of the substrate underlying the eastern lane of the roadway running up the hill. In some spots, the asphalt overlayment collapsed, creating a couple of sinkholes in the road.

The force of the water spilling from the main also washed tons of mud and debris into Valley Drive and into the Exide Battery plant to the south.

What We’ve Done So Far

After conducting some borings through the street, the City’s engineering firm (MSA Professional Services) advised us that in some spots there was as much as 36 inches of open space between the asphalt and the underlying foundation for the roadway. It’s clear to us that this makes the road very dangerous and while we are awaiting information about the western lane of the street, we’re asking residents to limit driving up and down Fenno Hill as much as possible.

We are currently working with Iowa-American Water Company to determine the best solution for repairing the damage to Fenno Road. The water company is responsible for the road repairs, but we are working with them and our city engineer to determine the best way to go about making them.

Our chief concern is that rushing to make street repairs right now could be problematic given the cold temperatures at night and the likelihood that concrete and asphalt poured at this time of year is not likely to set up correctly. In addition, the rehabilitation of Fenno Road (to address water drainage, pooling and freezing issues) has been on the Council’s priority list for a while and it doesn’t seem to make sense to replace the road now just to re-rehabilitate it at some point in the near future.

After conferring with our city administrator, Kent Royster, and our city engineer, it seems to me that if we took a little time over the winter to draw up the plans for the improvements we thought were needed on Fenno Road, we could repair the road and improve it simultaneously in the spring – saving the taxpayers money in the process.

This still creates a significant issue that we need to address though: how will the residents on Fenno Hill get to and from their homes if Fenno Road is in such poor (and potentially dangerous) condition? We’re currently considering two options:

Option 1:

We could work with the City of Bettendorf to put in a 4-way stop sign at Valley Drive and Fenno Road and then ask traffic going up and down Fenno to alternate/take turns. There are some potential drawbacks here – most notably the possibility that the western lane of Fenno Road might not be entirely safe and that if the road is icy or slippery, it may be difficult for traffic to stop at the 4-way stop.

We should have information on the condition of the west lane on Monday and we’ll share that information with the community as soon as possible.

Option 2:

We could work with Scott Community College and Mike Lauritsen to extend Fenno Drive as a gravel road that would run through Mike’s property and then the College’s property to eventually meet up with the College’s drive at the top of the hill (at the existing roadway cut-in). I will be meeting with SCC officials on Monday morning to review the feasibility of this – but both Mike and SCC were amenable to helping us out.

If we created the extension, we could direct people entering the neighborhood to come in at the Valley Drive entrance and head up the hill on the western lane. For people leaving the neighborhood, they could head west on Fenno Drive and exit using the gravel road to the College drive.

In the event Fenno Road is unsafe, we could set up the gravel road to accommodate two­ way traffic or, alternating traffic.

No matter which strategy we use, our goal is to have it in place before the snow flies (which looks like it could be in about 10 days). We’ll be sure to let you know what the plan is as soon as we can.

Garbage Pick-Up

Obviously, with the road situation, we’ve had to make some changes to accommodate garbage and recycling pick-up (since the regular truck will not be able to make it up the hill).

For the foreseeable future, garbage and recycling pick-up on Fenno Hill will be on Wednesdays. Republic will serve these homes with a smaller vehicle that we think can navigate the narrower road.

A gallery of photographs taken on Friday can be found below:

FY22 Budget Intake Meeting – November 11, 2020 at 7:00pm.

FY22 Budget Intake Meeting – November 11, 2020 at 7:00pm.

Update (11-12-2020)

The budget intake meeting was held as scheduled. A recording of the meeting can be found below. The 2020-21 Goals and Objectives memo produced as a result of the January 5, 2020 goal setting session with the Riverdale City Council (referred to in the video) can be found here.


Agenda

This meeting is informational and participatory. It will be recorded and shared via social media and posted to the City’s website, as well.

Chair: Mayor, Mike Bawden

  • Review of Budgeting Process
  • Review of Goals and Objectives set by the City Council in January 2020
  • Discussion of Desired Goals and Objectives by those present
  • Identification of Specific Projects and Long-Range Plans to be considered
  • Additional Community Input
  • Adjourn

 

 

SPECIAL TOWN HALL MEETING: Discussing the proposed Urban Renewal Plan for the Fenno Hill Area, called for Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 7:00pm.

SPECIAL TOWN HALL MEETING: Discussing the proposed Urban Renewal Plan for the Fenno Hill Area, called for Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 7:00pm.

A special town hall meeting concerning the proposed Urban Renewal Plan for the Fenno Hill Area in the City of Riverdale will take place on Tuesday evening, November 17th 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, only.

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, November 17, 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

This meeting is informational and participatory. It will be recorded and shared via social media and posted to the City’s website, as well.

Chair: Mayor, Mike Bawden

  • Review of the proposed Urban Renewal Area under consideration
  • Review of the projects that make up the proposed Urban Renewal Plan
  • Estimated costs of all projects included in the proposed Urban Renewal Plan
  • Funding options to be considered to pay for the projects in the Urban Renewal Plan
  • How TIF Funding might be employed in support of the Urban Renewal Plan
  • Rough timeline for discussion/consideration/action
  • Adjourn