Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

Emergency management is a coordinated effort, involving local, state, and federal government agencies as well as volunteer organizations and businesses.

Within an integrated emergency management framework, these entities assist citizens and their communities to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and eliminate or reduce the effects of natural, man-made, civil, and technological emergencies or disasters.

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Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:30am

Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting at 1100 E. 46th St., Davenport, IA 52807. For more visit http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/ema/local-emergency-planning-committee-lepc

a grass fire.

A burn ban for Scott County was granted effective Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 5:00pm, in conjunction with the Scott County Fire Chief’s Association and the Scott County Emergency Management Agency.

With the drying conditions, the harvest operations underway and the lack of significant rainfall in the forecast, the risk of field and vegetation fires is running very high. This ban will remain in place until such time that the risk is reduced and we request the ban to be lifted.

Attached is a copy of the proclamation from the State Fire Marshall’s Office and the section of the Code of Iowa that pertains to the ban. There are some exceptions to the ban that are outlined in...

Wapsipinicon River road sign on bridge approach over the river.

September 29, 2016:

Scott County Secondary Road Department impassable road notice due to flooding.

Roads Involved:

  • Scott Park Road (Old Highway 61) is closed at the Wapsi River due to water over the roadway. (added Sept 29 evening)
  • Buena Vista Road: From 70th Avenue to the Wapsipinicon River
  • 82nd Avenue: From 288th Street to Buena Vista Road
  • 288th Street: From 82nd Avenue to River Camp Road
  • River Camp Road: From 288th Street to Y52
  • 144th Avenue and 145th Avenue: North of 305th Street

Date of Impassable Condition: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Description of Road Condition: Water is over the road...

Road closed due to flooding.

Stay safe during flooding: find health-related flood response and clean-up information here.

News & Notices

September 29, 2016: Scott County Secondary Road Department impassable road notice due to flooding. Roads Involved: Scott Park Road (Old Highway 61) is closed at the Wapsi River due to water over the roadway. (added Sept 29 evening) Buena Vista Road: From 70th Avenue to the Wapsipinicon River 82nd...
Posted: September 29, 2016
A burn ban for Scott County was granted effective Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 5:00pm, in conjunction with the Scott County Fire Chief’s Association and the Scott County Emergency Management Agency. With the drying conditions, the harvest operations underway and the lack of significant rainfall...
Posted: September 27, 2016
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