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Part-time maintenance position immediately available.

Part-time maintenance position immediately available.

The City of Riverdale is searching for a qualified and capable maintenance person to help look after and repair the City’s infrastructure and to help coordinate outside contractors responsible for snow/ice removal and groundskeeping. A complete description of the job, hours, and wages are included in this posting.

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Maximum property tax levy established for FY23

Maximum property tax levy established for FY23

The Council for the City of Riverdale passed a resolution at its meeting on February 22, 2022, establishing the maximum property tax level that will be legally allowed for the coming fiscal year (starting in July of 2022 and running through June of 2023). A copy of that resolution can be found here.

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February is #RiverdaleThatsWhere Month

February is #RiverdaleThatsWhere Month

Mayor Anthony Heddlesten encourages Riverdale residents to join with the rest of the Quad Cities in celebrating their favorite and most unique parts of the community by sharing them with friends and family as part of a regional marketing program promoting the QCA.

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January 4 was Ava Griswold Day in Riverdale.

January 4 was Ava Griswold Day in Riverdale.

At the first City Council meeting of 2022, Mayor Anthony Heddlesten issued a proclamation identifying January 4th as a day of celebration and remembrance of Riverdale centenarian, Ava Griswold McFarlin.

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January 12 is COVID-19 Awareness Day.

January 12 is COVID-19 Awareness Day.

The Coronavirus pandemic has been with us a while, but there are steps we can take to fight it. That’s why, In the interest of public education and awareness, Mayor Anthony Heddlesten issued the following Mayoral Proclamation at the first meeting of the Riverdale City Council on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.

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Elected official work sessions set for January 22, 2022

Elected official work sessions set for January 22, 2022

A series of three, public work sessions involving members of the City Council, Mayor and residents interested in participating on a committee, commission or advisory board are slated to start at 9:00 am on Saturday, January 22, 2022. City maintenance expenses, major projects and capital expenses will be discussed in detail.

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Budget Workshop Dates for FY23

Budget Workshop Dates for FY23

Staff and elected officials for the City of Riverdale will be working through the FY23 budget at a series of meetings running from November of 2022 through March of 2022. The City’s next fiscal year begins in July of this year and ends in June of 2023.

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City Administrator goals and objectives set for 2022

City Administrator goals and objectives set for 2022

As its last piece of business in 2021, the City Council of Riverdale finalized and approved an ambitious set of goals and objectives for City Administrator Kent Royster who is currently the sole employee of the City. Among the first items on his list: recruiting and hiring some people to help him in 2022.

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Riverdale considers new sanitary sewer rates for FY 23

Riverdale considers new sanitary sewer rates for FY 23

For some time, Riverdale has been working on re-aligning its sanitary sewer finances (both capital investment and rates) for the coming year. Following a discussion with some concerned citizens, the proposed ordinance change has been tabled until new cost projections can be worked out and rates computed.

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Regular City Council meeting held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Regular City Council meeting held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021

A regular meeting of the Riverdale City Council was held held on 7pm on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. At that meeting, incoming mayor Anthony Heddlesten, re-elected council member Paul DCamp and newly elected council member Vince Jurgena were sworn in to their respective offices, effective January 1, 2023.

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Looking for rules and regulations? We’ve just made it easier to find them.

Looking for rules and regulations? We’ve just made it easier to find them.

Planning something big in Riverdale? Make sure you know the laws and codes that might affect your project. Like any city, the rules for buildings, businesses and subdivisions in Riverdale are slightly different from our neighboring municipalities. Click on “Read More” to find helpful links that will deliver those documents to your desktop.

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