Welcome to Scott County, Iowa

Meetings And Events

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Saturday, August 18, 2018
Man and woman are a 2 person team and play 9 holes in an alternate shot format and scored using a modified stable ford scoring system. The event is flighted by the number of teams signed up each night. Men play from the white tees and women play from the red tees. Cost (subject...
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Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00am
Learn how to use a bow and arrow in this fun and informative hands-on class! Children must be in the 4th grade or above to participate and accompanied by an adult. Adults are welcome to participate as well! This is a weather permitting event. Please call to PRE-REGISTER - 563-...
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Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Join Dr. Mitchell, Director of the Monsignor Menke Observatory for a tour of the night sky. Call on the day of the event for a recorded message confirming whether the star party will take place or must be cancelled due to stormy weather. If the weather is merely cloudy, the star...
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Monday, August 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL FOR THIS EVENT Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come out to learn basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and taking a tour of Lake of the...
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 8:00am
Board of Supervisors committee of the whole meeting agenda, packet & minutes
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
The August 21 st Forum will feature Jason Steele Jason Steele is the Area Resource Soil Scientist for 20 counties in Southeast Iowa. He is versed in soils related information and a local expert on Soil health and Cover crops. He has work in the realm of soils for over 17 years...

News And Notices

  • Early Childhood Is Critical to Health Equity Robert Wood Johnson Foundation & University of California, San Francisco https://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/reports/2018/rwjf445350 The field of public health relies on data and assessments of communities in order to have the information...
  • 2017 Kids Count Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being Annie E. Casey Foundation http://www.aecf.org/m/resourcedoc/aecf-2017kidscountdatabook.pdf The most recent report completed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation gathers and studies data on a number of indicators that impact the health and well...
  • August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Learn how vaccines protect against serious diseases: https://www.vaccines.gov/index.html
  • "In a world filled with inequality, crises and poverty, breastfeeding is the foundation of lifelong good health for babies and mothers." -- World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action Join us in supporting breastfeeding mothers and infants this World Breastfeeding Week and every week...
  • The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 13, 2018 through January 10, 2019 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa. Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Tuesday, July 31st by 4:...
  • The Quad Cities’ Food Rescue Partnership announces a Food Rescue Workshop taking place October 4, 2018 in Davenport, IA.
  • NEWS RELEASE - JUNE 14, 2018 The Scott County Conservation Board (SCCB) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in coordination with FYRA Engineering, will host a public meeting on Thursday, June 28th at 5 p.m. at the Blue Grass Public Safety Building (606 Mayne Street in Bluegrass, IA...
  • Please be reminded consumer fireworks are only permitted on July 3 and July 4 from 2 PM until 11 PM. Please be a good neighbor. See the full ordinance (PDF) .
  • The 19th Annual Quad Cities Triathlon will be held on the morning of Saturday, June 16, 2018 starting at 7:00 a.m. and ending around 10:30 a.m., 600+ participants are expected. Motorists are asked to avoid the event area and allow extra time to utilize alternative routes of travel. Road closures...
  • Primary Election voter turnout information will be updated on June 5th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
  • REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Please keep an eye out for our upcoming events next quarter. Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come out to learn basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and...
  • During this workshop, you will learn about The Great Sunflower Project. This citizen science project helps you better understand the cause and effect of the decline in bee populations. You get to participate in a pollinator count and then make an insect hotel that you can take home and install in...