“From The Mayor’s Desk”
Thoughts and observations from Mayor Mike Bawden of the City of Riverdale.
Mayor Mike Bawden discusses how the community should respond when violent events occur within the city.
Mayor Mike Bawden announces a change in format for future City Council Meetings in an effort to allow for public input, but reduce the time spent during each meeting.
The last town hall meeting of the year will be held in the Community Room at City Hall on Sunday, November 24th at 2pm. While the meeting is informational in nature and serves as an open forum, there are usually a few items on the agenda the mayor wishes to address. Please come with an open mind and questions for city representatives and your neighbors.
Mayor Mike Bawden shares his memories of his friend, “Happy Joe” Whitty and the value of volunteering to support the things you love.
Mayor Mike Bawden shares his point of view on how things get done in this city.
(Updated 10-21-19) Notes from the town hall meeting on Sunday, October 20 are now available.
The Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative, a bi-partisan consortium of over 90 cities and towns on the banks of the Mississippi have selected Riverdale’s mayor, Mike Bawden, to serve on its Executive Committee to represent the state of Iowa.
In this blog post, Mayor Mike Bawden, addresses recent concerns expressed about meetings held that do or don’t comply with Iowa’s open meetings/open records laws.
(Update 09-22-19) Notes from the Town Hall meeting held in the Riverdale City Council Chambers at 2pm on Sunday, September 22, 2019.
Mayor Mike Bawden invites kids to write what they would do if they were mayor as part of the Iowa League of Cities “If I Were Mayor” essay contest and his re-election announcement.