Government

Community Events Committee
The Community Events Committee provides recommendations to Riverton City elected officials and staff about city events, including suggestions for new events, advertising recommendations, and event locations. The commitee also conducts research, provides volunteers, solicits resident feedback, and works in conjunction with city staff to maximize impact of city events. The commitee consists of up to seven members who are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The committee acts as a recommending body and does not hold formal decision making power. Click here for details.

Economic Development Committee
The Economic Development Committee assists in the creation of Riverton City’s economic development strategy and with the revitalization efforts of historic downtown. The committee conducts research, provides analysis on existing and future needs, identifies potential development sites, promotes business growth, solicits resident feedback, and works in conjunction with elected officials and city staff to maximize the economic vitality of the city. The commitee consists of up to seven members who are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The committee acts as a recommending body and does not hold formal decision making power. Click here for the city code reference.

Emergency Preparedness Committee
The Emergency Preparedness Committee works to enhance and expand Riverton City’s emergency preparedness efforts. The committee makes recommendations to city staff and elected officials on matters pertaining to emergency preparedness and emergency management. The committee organizes Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), promotes safe neighborhoods, promotes family preparedness, provides training, conducts research, solicits resident feedback, and works on special projects as they arise. The commitee consists of up to seven members who are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The committee acts as a recommending body and does not hold formal decision making power. Click here for the city code reference or here for emergency preparedness resources.

Healthy Riverton Committee
Healthy Riverton is a citizen-led committee dedicated to improving the well-being of Riverton residents. Committee membership is open to those who would like to participate. Click here for details.

Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission works to protect the historical heritage of the community. It is the commission’s goal to identify, preserve, and protect historic buildings, sites, monuments and landmarks within the city deemed architecturally or historically significant. The commission consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. Click here for details or here for the city code reference.

Parks, Recreation and Trails Committee
The Parks, Recreation and Trails Committee makes recommendations to city staff and elected officials pertaining to park amenities and improvements, trail locations and improvements, recreation programs, and park locations in new developments. The committee conducts research, provides analysis on existing and future needs, provides recommendations on programming and space utilization, solicits resident feedback, and assists with site selection. The commitee consists of up to seven members who are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The committee acts as a recommending body and does not hold formal decision making power. Click here for the city code reference.

Planning Commission
The Planning Commission makes essential planning and zoning recommendations to the Riverton City Council. The commission consists of seven members and one alternate member, with at least one member from each city council district.  Members are appointed to the commission by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Riverton City Hall. Click here for the city code reference or here for meeting information.

Transportation Committee

The Transportation Committee makes recommendations to Riverton City staff and elected officials on public transit needs within the city. The committee identifies community needs on roads and signage, works closely with UTA to ensure that Riverton is getting the service residents pay for, and provides advice to the mayor and city council on public transit needs and opportunities. TThe commitee consists of up to seven members who are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The committee acts as a recommending body and does not hold formal decision making power. Click here for the city code reference.

Youth Council
The Riverton City Youth Council provides youth leadership and service opportunities in the city. The council consists of a youth mayor and other officers. Membership is based on a yearly application. Click here for details.