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NEWS RELEASE – Car Accident (Buffalo) On Saturday December 5, 2015 at approximately 02:02am the Scott Emergency Communications Center was notified of a vehicle accident with a male being ejected near the 100 block of 40th Avenue in Buffalo, IA. 40th Avenue is located in the south west part of Scott...
Posted: December 6, 2015
Weapons permits renew online.
With the 5 year anniversary of the Iowa Weapons Carry Permit law upon us, and with many carry permit holders getting ready to renew their 5 year carry permits, I thought it was important to share the information on the difference between the new carry permit and the renewal permit, as well as...
Posted: December 2, 2015
Snow skiing
Come explore the Wapsi River Center this winter, via snowshoes or cross country skis. The Wapsi River Center has aluminum snowshoes, and X country ski equipment which may be checked out on Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. The equipment is available on a “first come first served” basis. Please...
Posted: December 1, 2015
Tom McManus
Scott County Conference Board unanimously approved to appoint City of Davenport Deputy Assessor Tom McManus as the new Scott County Assessor effective January 1, 2016.
Posted: December 1, 2015
Dee Bruemmer
Scott County Administrator, Dee F. Bruemmer discussed her retirement plans with the Board of Supervisors at their last regular meeting. Ms. Bruemmer was appointed County Administrator in August of 2008 after serving 27 years as an assistant administrator in the City of Davenport. She plans to leave the County in the spring.
Posted: November 25, 2015
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The Scott County Health Department 2015 Fiscal Year Annual Report is now available. We are thankful for the many partnerships and accomplishments of the past year and look forward to another year of promoting public health in our community! Read the full report at on the Annual Report page.
Posted: November 19, 2015
On Friday, November 13, 2015, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office held a Swearing in Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office for three newly appointed Deputies, Howard Wilson, Daniel Grafton and Eric Poirier.
Posted: November 16, 2015
View of the housing unit of Scott County Jail.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to share a video that was recently produced by The National Institute of Corrections. Our Sheriff, Dennis Conard, along with a number of our Jail Correction Officers were featured within this documentary, which portrays the Corrections side of the Scott...
Posted: November 16, 2015
The Great American Smoke out is November 19th. Join thousands of people and quit smoking this November! Two of our employees did, and here is what they have to say about it: “We are both extremely proud of ourselves and even got a spouse to quit too! This was not by any means an easy task to take...
Posted: November 12, 2015
Credit rating upgrade award.
Moody’s Investor Services upgraded Scott County, Iowa’s general obligation credit rating from Aa2 to Aa1, the second highest rating possible. The rating upgrade will allow the County to obtain lower interest rates on bond issuances and save taxpayers money.
Posted: November 4, 2015
The Scott County Sheriff's Office is holding an award ceremony where we are awarding our life saving ribbon for two separate incidents which happened earlier this year. The ceremony will be held Wednesday November 4th, 2015 at 9 am in the Sheriff's Office Pavilion Conference Room. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
Posted: November 2, 2015
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The Scott County Conservation Board announces that the November Board meeting regularly scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11th, has been changed to Tuesday, November 17th at 3:00 p.m. at West Lake Park Headquarters office. For additional information, please call (563) 328-3280.
Posted: November 2, 2015
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Scott County Health Department’s I-Smile™ Silver pilot program has been working to improve the oral health of seniors. Daily oral hygiene and dental care help older adults stay healthy. Through education and partnerships, we can support overall health for seniors! Learn more in this month’s...
Posted: November 1, 2015
Bald eagles will start arriving in November along with migrant waterfowl. The stretch of the Wapsi River below the Center supports dozens of eagles in the night roost. The best viewing will be at the Center from December through early March, one to two hours before dusk. During Center hours scopes...
Posted: October 28, 2015
The Iowa DNR is offering a specialty packet for the month of October designed to provide habitat for Wild Turkey, Pheasant and Quail, which includes 50 bonus seedlings and opportunity to receive Sportman's warehouse gift cards. See the below attachment for additional information.
Posted: October 9, 2015
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The Scott County Conservation Board announces that the regular October Board Meeting will take place at 4:00p.m. at Glynns Creek Clubhouse on October 14th. If you would like additional information please call (563) 328-3280.
Posted: October 6, 2015
Fall and Winter School Field Trips If you would like to schedule a field trip, we encourage educators to schedule as far in advance as possible and take an active role. School programs are not scheduled for Mondays so that staff may work on administration and projects. You may download our field...
Posted: October 5, 2015
Breast Cancer Awareness: Scott County Care for Yourself can help!
Posted: October 1, 2015
Flu season is here! Get the flu shot. Click to learn more!
Posted: October 1, 2015
Glynns Creek Golf Course
Beginning in October and continuing through the remaining season at Glynns Creek Golf Course you can play 18 holes of golf for the 9 hole rate Monday through Friday ($25 w/cart). On Saturday and Sundays play 18 holes for the weekday rate ($35 w/cart). Come out and take advantage of this special and...
Posted: October 1, 2015
Bat,Rabies
What is Rabies? Rabies disease affects the brain and is fatal to humans. It is spread by animals infected by the rabies virus like bats, raccoons, skunks, and others. The best prevention is to avoid animal bites and vaccinate pets. Learn more about rabies in the October newsletter.
Posted: October 1, 2015
Pine Grove Campground
Pine Grove Campground is now closed for the season as electrical services are being updated to 50 amp. We look forward to providing you these updated services next season.
Posted: September 30, 2015
The State of Iowa Department of Revenue has issued a 7% Equalization value increase to COMMERCIAL properties for 2015 assessments in the Scott County Assessor jurisdiction (excludes properties in the Davenport City limits). Find fillable form for the Petition to Local Board of Review under the...
Posted: September 29, 2015
Scott County Secondary Road Open Notice Road Involved: 260th Avenue is OPEN between F33 (Bluff Road) and 290th Street Date Open: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Description of Closure: The road was closed for a bridge replacement project over Lost Creek. This project has been substantially completed...
Posted: September 23, 2015
Do you know which health needs exist in our community? Findings of the 2015 Quad Cities Community Health Assessment are now available!
Posted: September 15, 2015
NEWS RELEASE 2015 Davenport City Primary Election Release date: September 14, 2015 Contact: Scott County Auditor’s Office 563-326-8631 Absentee/Early Voting Ballots Available in Auditor’s Office DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor Roxanna Moritz announced today that absentee/early voting ballots for...
Posted: September 14, 2015
If disaster strikes, are you ready? Whether at home, in our neighborhoods, at work/school, or traveling the globe, prepare for everywhere! Check out the September Public Health Connection Newsletter to learn more.
Posted: September 9, 2015
Labor Day picnics and cookouts are a great time...when they are food-borne illness free! Learn more.
Posted: September 1, 2015
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The Scott County Conservation Board announces that the Board Meeting regularly scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 has been moved to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at West Lake Park Headquarter's office.
Posted: August 25, 2015
Conservation Survey
The Scott County Conservation Board would like your feedback to help us plan for future enhancements at your parks. We hope to identify and prioritize our most immediate needs and would like input from people who know us best, our friends and customers! If you'd like to participate, please complete...
Posted: August 24, 2015
Release date: August 24, 2015 Contact: Roxanna Moritz, Scott County Auditor & Commissioner of Elections 563-326-8631 office 563-370-3915 mobile Voter registration Deadlines for School Elections is Friday, August 28th. DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor Roxanna Moritz is reminding those interested...
Posted: August 24, 2015
2015 SCHOOL BOARDS ELECTION “VOTE CENTERS TO BE USED” Polling hours will vary by school districts. For the Davenport and North Scott School Districts polls will be open from12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. Because there are no contested races or ballot measures voting hours were shortened in these two...
Posted: August 24, 2015
Elementary students back to school.
August means back to school time! Check out the Public Health Connection August newsletter for a "healthy" back to school checklist.
Posted: August 11, 2015
From family picnics to potlucks to backyard barbeques, tips from the Food Program at the Scott County Health Department can help you enjoy some of the favorite foods of summer safely!
Posted: August 7, 2015
Bus
Beginning August 18th, River Bend Transit launched the “ QC•IC X-press ”, a new transportation service to Iowa City Tuesday through Friday. For more information, visit http://riverbendtransit.org/qc-ic-x-press or call (563) 386-1350 or (800) 292-8959.
Posted: August 5, 2015
We all need shots to protect us from diseases. Learn more!
Posted: August 1, 2015
July 15, 2015 Dear Scott County Resident, On Saturday, July 25, 2015, approximately 20,000 cyclists with RAGBRAI will travel through the west side of rural Scott County and end in Davenport. The same route will be utilized in rural Scott County as in 2011. The cyclists will enter Scott County on...
Posted: July 14, 2015
Alert Iowa
Scott County is part of the State of Iowa Alert Iowa - a county/statewide mass notification and emergency messaging system which can be used by state and local authorities to quickly disseminate emergency information to residents in counties that utilize the system. Learn More and Sign Up
Posted: July 9, 2015
How do you children are ready for school? Check their smiles!
Posted: May 4, 2015
American Red Cross swimming lessons along with private lessons, lifeguard class, and a WSI Instructor class are available at the Scott County Pool. Registration begins April 18th at the Scott County Park Entry Station. For additional information click the below link or call (563) 328-3282 ext 1...
Posted: April 21, 2015

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