Various Commissions and Committees have been established to advise the Mayor and the Board of Trustees. These commissions are comprised of residents interested in taking an active role in the governing process of Riverdale. Volunteers serve for various terms and are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Trustees. If you are interested in serving your Village, please send a resume and cover letter to Mayor Jackson at the Village Hall.

Listed below are various Boards and Commissions as outlined in the Code of Ordinances.

Civil Service Commission

Comprised of three members who are responsible for recruiting, testing, and hiring employees for Civil Service positions.

Fire & Police Commission

Comprised of five members who are responsible for recruiting, testing, and hiring Firefighters and Police Officers.

Zoning Board of Appeals

Comprised of seven members who hear petitions for changes or modifications of the zoning code for the Village. This board also serves as the Planning Commission and Appearance Commission.

Tree Commission

Comprised of seven members to plan activities to raise awareness of trees and plan our annual Arbor Day Celebration.

Police Pension Board

Comprised of five members, two of which are appointed by the Mayor, who manage, invest, and control the police pension fund.

Fire Pension Board

Comprised of five members, two of which are appointed by the Mayor, who manage, invest, and control the fire pension fund.