City of Riverside



The Riverside City Council meeting started at 6:00 pm in the Riverside City Council Chambers. Mayor Allen Schneider called the meeting to order, with Kevin Kiene, Lois Schneider, Kevin Mills, and Ryan Rogerson present. Tom Sexton was absent.
Motion made by Schneider, second by Mills to approve agenda. Passed 4-0. Mayor moved Closed Session to end of agenda.
Motion made by Kiene, second by Rogerson to approve consent agenda of minutes, expenditures, February Fire Department update, Building Inspectors Report, and La Chiva Loka alcohol permit. Passed 4-0.
Lieutenant Chad Ellis presented the Washington County Sheriff’s call report for February.
Jed Wolf, PeopleService, Inc. presented February water and wastewater reports.
Admin Smith reviewed Engineer’s Report on Water Plant, Wastewater Plant, Boat Ramp and Northern Heights Phase 2.
Schneider moved, second by Kiene to pass Resolution 2024-21, approving pay request #6 to Spectra Build for work completed on the Wastewater Treatment Plant through 2-25-24 in the amount of $36,083.85. Passed 4-0.
City Admin, Cole Smith gave Admin’s report on Community Center, Purchasing Policy, Wastewater Plant exterior ladder, Debbins Building, and February Financials.
Motion by Rogerson, second by Mills to pass Resolution 2024-22, approving education reimbursement agreement for Cole Smith. Passed 4-0.
City Council reviewed revised purchasing policy from Lynch Dallas.
Admin presented an estimate for ladder and cage installation at Wastewater Plant. City Council requested more information and costs on material options.
City Council discussed the closing on Debbins building with River City Church.
Schneider moved, second by Rogerson to be under contract by April 30, 2024. Passed 4-0.
Rogerson moved, second by Schneider to go into Closed Session pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5 (l)(j) Real Estate at 7:15 pm. Passed 4-0.
City Council returned to open meeting at 7:43 pm.
Schneider moved, second by Rogerson to have Admin proceed as directed. Passed 4-0.
Motion by Rogerson, second by Schneider to adjourn at 7:44 pm. Motion carried 4-0.
Full content of city council meetings can be viewed on the city website
Next Meeting- Monday, April 1, 2024 at 6:00 PM

Becky LaRoche, City Clerk
Allen Schneider, Mayor

Published in The News, Thursday, March 28, 2024 L-79