The first meeting of Riverdale’s City Council will convene at 7pm on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. The meeting is open to the public.

This meeting will mark the first meeting for Riverdale’s new mayor, Anthony Heddlesten, who was elected in November. Mayor Heddlesten is familiar with the operations of the City Council, however, having served the past two years as a member of the Council and as Mayor Pro Tempore.

Another new facing joining the Mayor will be Council Member Vince Jurenga who was elected along with incumbent Council Member Paul DCamp in a three-way race last November. Mr. Jurenga currently works as a social studies teacher at Davenport Central High School.

What’s on the agenda?

January 11, 2022 Council Meeting Agenda
January 11, 2022 Council Meeting Packet

Digital copies of the meeting agenda and packet can be downloaded by clicking the links above.

The meeting’s agenda includes formal appointments of volunteer firefighters to Riverdale’s Fire Department as well as the designation of officers for the year. The Council will also act on recommendations for designated holidays for the coming year (periods when City Hall will be closed), engagement of a contractor to conduct utility locates as needed, the naming of financial depositories for the City during 2022, and consideration of a proposed barrier fence on the west side of the City where there has been some concern over encroachment from a Bettendorf trailer park.

The City Administrator is also scheduled to discuss progress on a variety of projects carried over from last year as well as providing an update to the Mayor and Council on the status of repairs underway to the traffic lights at the intersection of Bellingham and State Street (Hwy 67).

The Mayor will be issuing three proclamations at the meeting, honoring local, regional and national figures.