Volume I Number 8 | August 3, 2018
News for Neighbors!
Please be sure to share this newsletter with your friends and neighbors and remind them they can sign up to receive news about our city via email by clicking here .
Republic Services presents request to extend
current agreement to 2028.

At the July 24th City Council Meeting, Republic Services requested a contract extension with the City that would obligate Riverdale to 3% annual increases and potentially other fees through May of 2028.
City moves forward with bike path solutions.

In a 07/24 report to the City Council, City Administrator Tim Long reviewed discussions he had regarding problems with bikers riding through Riverdale’s Havens Acres neighborhood in order to get from the Crow Creek bike path to the riverfront bike path.
Riverdale fire fighters surpass 1,000 hours
of training for 2018!

Congratulations to the nearly 30 volunteers in the Riverdale Fire Department. Last Monday's training exercise pushed twenty of them past 50 hours of intense training this year and moved the balance of the department along the goal of doubling the a state-required 24 hours of training per person.
News from City Hall
We now have all of the City Council Meeting agendas, packets and minutes for 2018 on the City's website, you can check them out by clicking here .

The next meeting of the City Council is scheduled for 7pm on Tuesday, August 14th in Council Chambers at City Hall. Members of the community are welcome to attend.
Other Upcoming Meetings
Please take note of the following public meetings and events currently on the City's calendar ...

City Council 08/14 7 pm
Mayor's Town Hall 08/26 2 pm
City Council 08/28 7 pm
City Council 09/11 7 pm
Fall Fest 09/15 1 pm
From the Mayor's Desk
Mayor Mike Bawden now has a blog on the city's website - you'll find it by clicking here .

This past week, he's provided insights into how the City of Riverdale works when we all work together. Sometimes it means being political and other times it means being ready to accept change .

Interested in writing your own post for the Riverdale website? Let us know .
You're invited to a meteor shower party at PVJH
Riverdale resident Jeff Struve, president of the Quad City Astronomical Society, invites all of his friends and neighbors to come to the Society’s Meteor Shower Party at Pleasant Valley Junior High School on Saturday, August 11th (weather permitting).

Click here for more info.
Do we have your number?
As you may, or may not know, the Riverdale phone directory is now available online. You can access it by clickin g here .

We've done that for the convenience of residents and, frankly, because it's easier and less expensive to maintain and publish. But we need to know if your number or address have changed and, most importantly, whether you want to be listed or not.

Have a change that we need to make to your listing? Let us know by clicking here and completing the online form.
Tried our new website yet? What did you think?
Let us know what you think of the newly re-designed City website.

You'll find us at our old url: riverdaleia.org or at our new address: riverdaleiowa.com

We'll be making changes weekly, so watch us grow!.
Enjoy the weather tonight
for it may not be in the 60's again for a while. This weekend looks hot and sticky.
For the extended forecast for Riverdale, click here .
City of Riverdale | 110 Manor Drive, Riverdale, IA 52722 | 563-355-2511 | riverdaleia.org