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MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm.

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, January 12, 2021 at 7:00pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference.  

Attendance at this meeting is limited online attendance only.

Attending the Meeting Online

To attend the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 (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

  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

  • 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.
  • Council Meeting Minutes from December 8, 2020
  • Approval of Warrants for December 22, 2020
  • Approval of the Treasurer’s Financial Reports 2nd half of month, December 2020
  • Approval of the Treasurer’s Financial Reports 1st half of month, January 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

3.4.1     Maintenance Report to Council

  • Report for 12/18 – 12/24/20
  • Report for 12/25 – 12/31/20
  • Report for 01/01/2021 – 1/07/2021

3.4.2    Fenno Road Water Main Break

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       ORDINANCES

6.1.1        Ordinance 2020-03 – Ordinance Dedicating Water Service Lines Under City Streets to Iowa-American Water Company

6.2      RESOLUTIONS

  1. OTHER COUNCIL ACTION
  1. DISCUSSION AGENDA

 

  • FIRE AND PUBLIC SAFETY
    • Officer Elections
    • Capital Plan and Long-Range Vision
    • Update on Purchase and Installation of New Air Compressor
  • BUDGET AND FINANCE
    • Council Goal Setting Session on January 9, 2021 at 9am
  • Public Works

8.3.1          Review of Easement and Hold Harmless Agreements for Drainage Issues         

  1. REPORT FROM THE MAYOR

9.1        INTERGOVERNMENTAL

9.2        28E AGREEMENT BODIES

  • EXECUTIVE ACTIONS
    • Extension of City Facilities Shutdown through February 28, 2021

  • 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)

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, January 12, 2021                        7:00 pm

Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting                                Sunday, January 24, 2021                         2:00 pm

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, January 26, 2021                        7:00 pm

Public Hearing: Max Levy for FY22 Budget        Tuesday, February 9, 2021                        7:00 pm

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, February 9, 2021                        7:30 pm

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

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

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

Regular City Council Meeting                              Tuesday, March 16, 2021                           7:00 pm

 

 

 

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.  (42 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.

A copy of the report from the Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department can be found here.

A copy of the Mayor’s public health proclamation extending the closing of City Hall and the playgrounds/parks can be found here.

A copy of the proposed ordinance for conveyance of privately-owned water service lines under the City’s streets can be found here.

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on January12, 2021.

* NOTE: If you would like a copy of the Council Packet or Budget Report, please contact City Hall and one can be copied and mailed to you at a cost of $.25 per page, plus postage ($19.30 total)

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm.

MEETING NOTICE: City Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:00P.M.

A special work session of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Saturday, January 9th at 9:00am. 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 Saturday, January 9, 2021 (from 9:00 AM – 12:00 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: 692-815-277

Not comfortable joining online? You can dial into the meeting with your phone, just call: (872) 240-3412 and use the access code (692-815-277) 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

1. Welcome

1.1 Call to Order
1.2 Roll Call
1.3 Pledge of Allegiance

2. Review and Approval of the Agenda

3. Review of discussions with City Council members on goals and objectives for the coming year. (Mayor Bawden)

4. Discussion of budget process for FY21 and the allocation of surplus general fund money during the coming year. (Mayor Bawden)

5. Outline of administrative processes and a “roadmap” on how things get done in Riverdale. (Mayor Bawden)

6. General discussion of meeting and agenda protocol

7. Adjournment

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7:00pm.

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, December 8th 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, December 8, 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

A City Ordinance:

  • A City Ordinance dedicating the water service lines under the City’s streets to Iowa-American Water Company (first reading)

Resolutions addressing the following:

  • A Resolution to authorize the Mayor to sign FEMA paperwork related to a grant to repay the City for expenses incurred as a result of the August Derecho event
  • A Resolution to accept the total quantities for the Havens Acres Roadway Rehabilitation Project completed earlier this year
  • A Resolution to designate the “official publications” of the City of Riverdale for 2021

Discussion of various items include:

    • Closing City Hall, playgrounds, parks and gathering places through the end of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic health emergency
    • Plans for remote work by City staff during the shutdown
    • Officer elections from the Riverdale Fire Department
    • Possible actions to stem/eliminate motorized vehicular traffic on the MRT and in City parks
    • An update on the budget intake meetings held in November
    • A general discussion regarding the proposed urban renewal zone and related plan for the Fenno Hill area as well as plans for more community input and scheduling considerations
    • Recruitment of a new commissioner to the City’s Planning & Zoning Commission
    • Implications of a proposed ordinance to convey water service lines under the City’s streets to Iowa-American Water Company
    • An update on planned holiday activities by the City during December

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.  (42 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.

A copy of the report from the Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department can be found here.

A copy of the Mayor’s public health proclamation extending the closing of City Hall and the playgrounds/parks can be found here.

A copy of the proposed ordinance for conveyance of privately-owned water service lines under the City’s streets can be found here.

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on January12, 2021.

* NOTE: If you would like a copy of the Council Packet or Budget Report, please contact City Hall and one can be copied and mailed to you at a cost of $.25 per page, plus postage ($19.30 total)

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 City Council Meeting

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council was held on Tuesday evening, November 24th at 7:00pm. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting was held virtually as a GoToMeeting web conference.

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 certify TIF Indebtedness for the State Street Urban Renewal Area affecting the FY21-22 tax increment
  • A Resolution to approve the purchase of cement barriers for salt storage in Bicentennial Park this winter
  • A Resolution to authorize the purchase and installation of a mobile air compressor for the fire department
  • A Resolution to authorize the cleaning and televising of drainage lines behind certain homes on Manor and Circle Drives
  • A Resolution to approve the City’s FY20 Urban Renewal Report for the State Street Urban Renewal Area

Discussion of various items include:

    • Closing City Hall, playgrounds, parks and gathering places through the end of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic health emergency
    • Plans for remote work by City staff during the shutdown
    • Officer elections from the Riverdale Fire Department
    • Possible actions to stem/eliminate motorized vehicular traffic on the MRT and in City parks
    • An update on the budget intake meetings held in November
    • A general discussion regarding the proposed urban renewal zone and related plan for the Fenno Hill area as well as plans for more community input and scheduling considerations
    • Recruitment of a new commissioner to the City’s Planning & Zoning Commission
    • Implications of a proposed ordinance to convey water service lines under the City’s streets to Iowa-American Water Company
    • An update on planned holiday activities by the City during December

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.  (69 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.

A copy of the Mayor’s public health proclamation closing City Hall and the playgrounds/parks can be found here.

A copy of the proposed ordinance for conveyance of privately-owned water service lines under the City’s streets 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 contact City Hall and one can be copied and mailed to you at a cost of $.25 per page, plus postage ($19.30 total)

 

City Hall and Parks close on Monday for the rest of the year

City Hall and Parks close on Monday for the rest of the year

The Mayor has issued an executive order declaring a public health emergency and closing the City’s public meeting spaces, parks and City Hall through the end of the year. The Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department will still be able to use the fire station and equipment as long as it continues to use the contagious disease protocols established earlier this year.

The executive order which goes into effect on Monday, November 23, reads as follows:

COVID-19-Proclamation-for-2020

The text of the Mayoral Proclamation closing Riverdale City Hall, the community rooms and parks due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis.

A full copy of the executive order along with CDC guidelines for meeting and gathering during the holidays can be found here.

A copy of additional guidelines for traveling, gathering and meeting during the holidays has been provided by the Scott County Health Department and can be found by clicking here.

The Governor’s public health proclamations can be found here.

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MEETING NOTICE: FY22 Budget Intake Meeting called for Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 2:00pm.

MEETING NOTICE: FY22 Budget Intake Meeting called for Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 2:00pm.

A special, public intake meeting concerning the FY22 budget for the City of Riverdale (running from July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) will take place on Sunday afternoon, November 22nd at 2:00pm. 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 FY22 Budget Intake Meeting on Sunday, November 22, 2020 (from 2:00 PM – 4:00 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

This meeting is informational and participatory. It will be recorded and shared via social media and posted to the City’s website, as well. A video transcript of the first public intake meeting, held on Wednesday, November 11, can be found here.

Chair: Mayor, Mike Bawden

  • Review of Budgeting Process
  • Review of Goals and Objectives set by the City Council in January 2020
    (NOTE: a memo summarizing those goals and objectives can be found here)
  • Discussion of Desired Goals and Objectives by those present
  • Identification of Specific Projects and Long-Range Plans to be considered
  • Additional Community Input
  • Adjourn

 

 

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

 

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm.

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.

 

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm.

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.

 

Meeting Announcement: Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting set for September 24 at 7pm

Meeting Announcement: Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting set for September 24 at 7pm

The Planning & Zoning Commission will be holding its regularly-scheduled public meeting Thursday evening, September 24, 2020 at 7pm..

Due to the Governor of Iowa’s recent declaration concerning the COVID-19 outbreak, the meeting will be held online via GoToMeeting. More details on how to attend and participate will be added to this post shortly. Please check back or follow the City’s activities on social media for updates.

7ttending the Meeting Online

To attend the Planning & Zoning Public Hearing and Meeting on Thu, September 24, 2020 (from 7:00 PM – 88:00 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: 804-659-765

Not comfortable joining online? You can dial into the meeting with your phone, just call:(571) 317-3122 and use the access code (804-659-765) 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 go to: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/804659765 to download the app.

complecomplete Agenda 

CITY OF RIVERDALE
PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA  

PLACE: The meeting will be held online via GoToMeeting.
Meeting To Be Held Online via GoToMeeting
Citizens can attend online or via phone.

DATE:  Thursday, September 24, 2020     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.  

1. Welcome and Roll Call 

2. Review and Approval of the Agenda 

3. Approval of Minutes March 24, 2020 

4. Accept Resignation of Bill Briesch

5. Welcome New Member

6. Discussion of Proposed R3 Zoning

7. Discussion of Minor Plat Sketch Plan for Proposed Development on Belmont Road

8. Discussion of Proposed Street Name Change in Woods Estates Subdivision

9. Set Next Meeting for Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (at 7pm)

10. Adjournment  

Documents

P&Z Commission Packet (includes complete agenda and updated minutes)

Revised Minutes for Consideration and Approval

Belmont Project Site Plan

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm.

MEETING NOTICE: Council Meeting called for Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 7:15pm.

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council will take place on Tuesday evening, September 8th at 7:15pm (following a public hearing scheduled for 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.

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, September 8, 2020 (from 7:15 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 fees and a process for permitting sanitary sewer work and rehabilitation
  • A Resolution to approve and adopt the annual street financial report to the Iowa DOT for FY 20
  • A Resolution to authorize staff to prepare for the expenditure of up to $55,000 for a mobile air compressor unit for the use of the Riverdale Fire Department

Discussion of various items include:

    • Suggestions of people to serve on an advisory committee to review issues surrounding the connection between the MRT and Duck Creek Bike Trail
    • Council member attendance at the upcoming Iowa league of Cities Conference
    • Production of a 2021 city calendar
    • Establishing an emergency fund for the City
    • Need for photography of damaged property from the August 10 storm
    • A review of the Parks & Trails Assessment report prepared by MSA
    • Fall Fest
    • The Purple Bull Run
    • Trick or Treat options
    • Bookmobile appearances
    • Next steps in the “Meals-to-Go” program
    • Possible joint project with Panorama Park

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.  (49 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.

The Parks & Trails Assessment presentation deck and report can be downloaded from the site as well (click on both hyperlinks).

Meeting minutes will be posted following their approval at the following meeting of the City Council on September 22, 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.