Mayor & Board of Aldermen

rsmo2010_697The Mayor and Board of Aldermen are elected officials charged with the care, management, and control of the City and its finances. The City of Riverside is divided into three (3) Wards, which are geographic regions within the City.  The Mayor is elected at-large from the entire City and is elected to a two-year term. Each of the three (3) Wards is represented by two Aldermen, which are also elected to a two-year term, with elections for these offices are held in April of each year.
Duties:
  • Power and responsibility to enact and ordain any and all ordinances they deem expedient for the good government of the city.
  • The preservation of peace and good order, the benefit of trade and commerce and the health of Riverside residents.
  • Enact additional ordinances, rules and regulations as may be deemed necessary to carry such powers into effect, and to alter, modify or repeal the same.
Qualifications:
  • Mayor: The Mayor shall be at least twenty-five (25) years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the City at the time of, and at least one (1) year preceding, his/her election.
  • Aldermen: Aldermen shall be at least eighteen (18) years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the City at the time of, and at least one (1) year preceding, his/her election, as well as a resident of the ward from which he/she is elected.

Meeting Schedule: The regular meetings for the Board of Aldermen are held the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Aldermen Chambers at City Hall. A special meeting of the Board of Aldermen can be convened by the Mayor or any four (4) Aldermen with at least twenty-four hours notice, in accordance with State Statute. Please contact the City Clerk regarding meeting schedule at Riverside City Hall (816) 741-3993.
Supporting Documents Board of Aldermen Contact informationRiverside City Hall
2950 NW Vivion Road
Riverside, MO 64150
Phone: (816) 741-3993
Fax: (816) 746-8349
Department Name First Name Last Name Profession Email Phone
Government Kathy Rose Mayor krose@riversidemo.com (816) 741-3993
Government Dawn Cockrell Alderman - Ward I dcockrell@riversidemo.com (816) 741-3993
Government Mike Fuller Alderman - Ward I mfuller@riversidemo.com (816) 741-3993
Government Jill Beck Alderman - Ward II jhammond@riversidemo.com (816) 741-3993
Government Robert Milner Alderman - Ward II rmilner@riversidemo.com (816) 741-3993
Government Nathan Cretsinger Alderman - Ward III ncretsinger@riversidemo.com (816) 741-3993
Government Salvatore LoPorto Alderman - Ward III sloporto@riversidemo.com (816) 741-3993