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Scott County News and Notices

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Water over the impassable road.
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD DEPARTMENT IMPASSABLE ROAD NOTICE DUE TO FLOODING Roads Involved: 288th Street: From 82nd Avenue to River Camp Road 90th Avenue: From 277th Street to 288th Street 82nd Avenue: From 288th Street north ~0.5 miles River Camp Road: From 288th Street to ~800 feet east of...
Posted: February 20, 2018
Campers playing with hula-hoops during an indian presentation.
We have openings for children 6 - 12 yrs old who love to explore, learn about nature, and make lots of new friends! Day camps are available starting in June at Pioneer Village. Register now for one or all of the eight, 1 week adventures! Camp Information Online Registration - New this year!...
Posted: February 19, 2018
picture of chicken salad on a piece of lettuce, sitting on a plate
A consumer advisory has been issued for chicken salad sold at Fareway grocery stores. Click the link below to find out if any of the food product you have may be part of the recall. https://idph.iowa.gov/News/ArtMID/646/ArticleID/158205/Consumer-Advisory-Issued-for-Chicken-Salad-Purchased-at-...
Posted: February 13, 2018
SCOTT COUNTY RECORDER MEDIA RELEASE February 12, 2018 Rita Vargas, Scott County Recorder, received notice in the New Orleans Passport Center Newsletter informing the public of changes to the issuance of U.S. Passports. Beginning this month, passport applicants who have been certified as having a...
Posted: February 12, 2018
Sheriffs Office
Press Release: A joint investigation, involving daytime residential burglaries in Bettendorf, Davenport, and rural Scott County, has resulted in the arrest of two suspects. Kalandis Rashird McNeil Sr. and Erica Elizabeth Kauer were both arrested on 02/07/18 in Bettendorf, after a Bettendorf Police...
Posted: February 8, 2018
photo of chili cook off winners with smokey the bear
And.. Here are the winners: 3 Students from Walcott Intermediate, Nasaih Kolwey, Nasir Kolwey, Eli Benson
Posted: February 5, 2018
Mentoring Month in Scott County
On January 25 th the Board of Supervisors proclaimed January 2018 as Mentoring Month in Scott County; The Board of Supervisors encourages all citizens and businesses to support mentoring and give young people in our community the gift of time and friendship through Big Brothers Big Sisters. Scott...
Posted: February 1, 2018
Disaster Readiness Conference Attendees
Quad Cities Disaster Readiness Conference Wednesday April 4, 2018 Program: 8:15am-4:15pm Doors open at 7am Lunch Provided for Registrants Waterfront Convention Center, Bettendorf, Iowa
Posted: February 1, 2018
dog and cat laying on step
Humane Society of Scott County Prevent Rabies! There will be a Rabies/ Microchip Clinic, Tuesday, February 13th 5:30-7:00 at the Humane Society of Scott County No appointment necessary Cost is $7.50 CASH for the rabies and $18.00 CASH for the Microchip Dogs MUST be on a leash and cats MUST be in a...
Posted: January 29, 2018
football shaped crackers and cheese
Football fans, the big game is coming up! As you host, remember these things: Clean: When prepping party food, wash hands and surfaces often. Separate: Use separate plates for raw and cooked food when cooking. Cook: Cook food to the right temperature. Chill: Don’t leave food at room temperature for longer than two hours.
Posted: January 26, 2018
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News Release: Shots Fired On 1-9-18 at approximately 941pm Scott Emergency Communications Center (SECC) dispatched The Scott County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division to 5700 block of Valley Drive, Panorama Park to take a report of possibly 2 stolen vehicles from the area. The complainant was waiting...
Posted: January 10, 2018
At the January 2, 2018 Organizational Meeting of the Scott County Board of Supervisors, the board elected a new chair and vice-chair. The new chair is Tony Knobbe. The new vice-chair is Ken Beck. agenda, packet, minutes
Posted: January 2, 2018
Fireworks show on the Mississippi River in front of the Centennial Bridge.
Please be reminded consumer fireworks are only permitted between the hours of 10:00pm on December 31 to 12:30am on January 1. Please be a good neighbor. See the full ordinance (PDF) .
Posted: December 27, 2017
Sheriff Tim Lane and Deputy Andrew Siitari
On Wednesday, December 20th, Andrew Siitari became the newest Scott County deputy sheriff. Andrew Siitari was born in Des Moines, Iowa and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. He graduated from Edgewood High School in 2010 and went on to earn his B.A. from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. He majored in...
Posted: December 20, 2017
Check Presenation
Sheriff’s Office presented a $1000 check to the Gilda's Club of the Quad Cities, which was donated by 25 Deputies, Reserves, and Bailiffs that participated in No Shave November. This money will provide a month of FREE support groups to those in our community that are impacted by cancer. https://www...
Posted: December 19, 2017
SC Badge
On Wednesday, December 20th, at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Swearing- In Ceremony in the Sheriff’s Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Andrew Siitari has been hired as the newest deputy sheriff for Scott County. Andrew Siitari was born...
Posted: December 18, 2017
STD Clinic Closed 12-26-2017
The STD clinic will be closed on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Thank you for understanding!
Posted: December 18, 2017
On Wednesday, December 20th, at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Swearing- In Ceremony in the Sheriff’s Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Andrew Siitari has been hired as the newest deputy sheriff for Scott County. Andrew Siitari was born...
Posted: December 18, 2017
River Bend Foodbank
In November, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office Jail Personnel participated in “No Shave November” and took donations from staff that participated. This year we were able to donate 214 pounds of food and $1,015 to the River Bend Foodbank. With what was donated the foodbank will be able to provide 5,...
Posted: December 4, 2017
Deputy Turner, Jones
On November 21 st Sheriff Tim Lane swore in our two new deputies Jake Turner and Adrian Jones. Jake Turner was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa and graduated from Assumption High School in 2014. He earned his Associate’s Degree from Kirkwood Community College in 2016. Jake was on the Dean’s List...
Posted: November 21, 2017
Sheriffs Office
This is a follow-up to the media release by the Davenport Police Department concerning the two Officers that were involved in a shooting, which took place in the early morning of Sunday November 20th, 2017 in the 400 block of E12th Street Davenport, Iowa. The Officers involved in the incident are...
Posted: November 20, 2017
Gold Sheriffs Badge
On Tuesday, November 21st, at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Swearing In Ceremony in the Sheriff’s Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Jake Turner and Adrian Jones have been hired as the newest deputy sheriffs for Scott County. Jake Turner...
Posted: November 17, 2017
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
Regular City Election voter turnout information will be updated on November 7th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: November 7, 2017
Recognizing November as Diabetes Awareness Month
At the November 2nd Board Meeting the Board of Supervisors presented representatives from both the Walcott and Eldridge Lions Club a signed resolution recognizing November as Diabetes Awareness Month.
Posted: November 3, 2017
On October 22nd through October 25th the Scott County Sex Offender Task Force, along with deputies of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, members of the Sheriff’s Office Reserves, members of the Sheriff’s Office Senior Volunteers, the Iowa Department of Corrections, the Iowa Department of Criminal...
Posted: November 2, 2017
Picture of Scott County Sheriff's Office squad car door
On October 22nd through October 25 th the Scott County Sex Offender Task Force, along with deputies of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, members of the Sheriff’s Office Reserves, members of the Sheriff’s Office Senior Volunteers, the Iowa Department of Corrections, the Iowa Department of Criminal...
Posted: November 2, 2017
dark figure reaching out a helping hand
Everyone needs help sometimes. If you are struggling with alcohol, drugs, gambling or suicide, there is hope for you! Check out the resources at Iowa’s new website: https://yourlifeiowa.org/
Posted: November 1, 2017
Effectiveness of a Third Dose of MMR Vaccine for Mumps Outbreak Control The New England Journal of Medicine http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1703309 During a recent outbreak of mumps in a group of vaccinated students at the University of Iowa, health officials implemented a widespread MMR...
Posted: November 1, 2017
Chairs and tables facing a white board and TV in the new program area.
The Scott County Board of Supervisors will be conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony to recognize the completion of the Scott County Juvenile Diversion Programs space. The ceremony will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday October 31, 2017 at 500 W 4th Street, the east side of the building.
Posted: October 25, 2017
Lead Paint Crackle on Wood Siding
You are invited to take part in a research study regarding child lead poisoning. Augustana College and the Scott County Health Department (SCHD) are collecting data regarding child lead poisoning in our community. Click the heading to link to the survey.
Posted: October 17, 2017
Vital Signs: Changes in Opioid Prescribing in the United States, 2006–2015 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6626a4.htm?s_cid=mm6626a4_w Prescription opioid-related overdoses have been making headlines in recent years, with the prevalence of deaths...
Posted: October 16, 2017
Join naturalist Michael J. Granger for a chance to hunt with an atlatl, a primitive hunting weapon originally used to hunt mastodon and bison. Large target pumpkins and real pumpkins will be set out as targets. Fun for the whole family and outdoor enthusiasts alike!!! Please call to pre-register.
Posted: October 8, 2017
Picture of a grown man and child with trout in a fishing net.
Plan to be at West Lake Park, Lake of the Hills, Gate 1 at 10:30am. 2,000 rainbow trout will be released with 200 tagged giving you a chance to win a great prize*! There will also be raffle prizes where any person at the event has a chance of winning a prize. Several sponsors will be available...
Posted: October 6, 2017
The Quad Cities Conservation Alliance, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Army Corps of Engineers are sponsoring this annual event. This event features live birds of prey, a 20 foot climbing tower over 100 display booths, and of course, viewing of our national bird, the American bald...
Posted: October 1, 2017
Glynns Creek Golf Course
Beginning October 2nd 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...
Posted: October 1, 2017
10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure: An assessment of the risks communities face and key federal, state, and local solutions Health Impact Project, The PEW Charitable Trust http://www.pewtrusts.org/~/media/assets/2017/08/hip_childhood_lead_poisoning_report.pdf In response...
Posted: October 1, 2017
The Scott County Snapshot Event engages residents in water quality through a user friendly, process for data collection and provides a “snapshot” of the water quality in Scott County. The 2017 Fall Scott County Snapshot Event will be held October 10th, 8:00 am-12:00 pm at Bettendorf Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Rd, Bettendorf 52722 Volunteers are welcome and appreciated.
Posted: September 29, 2017
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
School Boards Election voter turnout information will be updated on September 12th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: September 12, 2017
**Follow-up ** 09-04.17 The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Brian Jermaine Johnson, 35 years of age, from Blue Grass Iowa. The accident remains under investigation, nothing further at this time. ---------------------------------- On 09-03-17 at approximately 4:05 am Scott Emergency...
Posted: September 3, 2017
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Tax Notice Reminder The first installment of property taxes and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Monday, October 2, 2017 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: September 1, 2017
Child receiving immunization in arm
The Iowa Department of Public Health has released the results of the 2016-2017 School and Child Care Immunization Audits. Click the header to view the immunization results for Scott County schools and child cares.
Posted: August 31, 2017
Child receiving dental screening
Scott County continues to be above the state average for compliance with the dental screening requirement for students enrolled in kindergarten and 9 th grade. View the 2016-2017 School Dental Screening Audit Report to see how Scott County compares to others across the state.
Posted: August 31, 2017
Picture of the signed resolution
The Scott County Board of Supervisors signed a proclamation affirming Scott County as a Safe, Welcoming and Diverse community. This proclamation was signed by all Supervisors and read by Supervisor Brinson Kinzer during the August 24, 2017 Board Meeting.
Posted: August 25, 2017
"Water Over Road" sign on roadway submerged in water.
Public Meeting for Hazard Mitigation Plan A meeting of the Scott County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Advisory Committee will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Scott Emergency Communications Center, 1100 E 46 th Street, Davenport Iowa to accept comments prior to...
Posted: August 24, 2017
The Scott County Board of Supervisors travels to 16 local City Councils biennially to exchange and discuss ideas.
Posted: August 23, 2017
Cover of HIV report; includes red ribbon
The Iowa Department of Public Health recently released its 2016 State of Iowa HIV Disease End-of-Year Surveillance Report, describing HIV disease for the state of Iowa and its population subgroups as well as trends analyzed throughout the state. To learn more, visit: https://www.idph.iowa.gov/hivstdhep/hiv/data .
Posted: August 23, 2017
Image of cover of acute disease report
The Iowa Department of Public Health has recently published the Iowa Acute Disease Monthly Report for July, providing information on confirmed and probable cases of notifiable diseases. Information is available by county. Learn more: https://idph.iowa.gov/CADE
Posted: August 23, 2017
Logo for Walk More Connect More:  three figures walking across an outline of the state of Iowa
Sign your community or workplace up to participate in Iowa's Healthiest State Initiative annual walk. Learn more about walking to make Iowa healthier and to promote healthy lifestyles! http://www.iowahealthieststate.com/events/annual-walk/resources/ .
Posted: August 18, 2017
School District Boundaries overlap City Boundaries. Here are the examples for all School Districts in Scott County.
Posted: August 17, 2017
A mailbox with letters and bills.
Scott County tax bill for September 2017 and March 2018 will be mailed out the third week of August 2017. PDF versions of the statements will be available on the Scott County parcel website toward the end of August. Taxes are based on January 1, 2016 valuations – taxes for July 1, 2016 to June 30,...
Posted: August 14, 2017
Summit Cabins overlooking Railroad Lake.
Reservations are now being accepted for the new luxury rental cabins at West Lake Park. Each cabin comfortably sleeps eight, with two bedrooms, a full bathroom, living room, fireplace, and kitchen area. The cabins feature finished interiors, covered porches and overlook Railroad Lake. The cabins...
Posted: August 10, 2017
Iowa license plate design.
Iowans can cast a vote for their favorite new license plate design online at iowadot.gov/StateFair/PickAPlate.aspx . Voting will be open August 10-20, 2017 From the August 10, 2017: Iowa DOT Press Release The new plate will replace the county standard issue plate which currently carries a blue and...
Posted: August 10, 2017
Existing Bridge
UPDATE: SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD OPEN NOTICE Road Involved: 85th Avenue is OPEN between 265th Street and Allens Grove Road Date Opened: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Description of Closure: The road was closed for a bridge replacement project over a Tributary to Mud Creek. This project has been...
Posted: August 7, 2017
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office once again has received numerous phone calls that a Deputy or Sergeant contacted them advising them that they have an arrest warrant. THIS IS A SCAM This scammer is advising potential victims that an arrest warrant can be paid off by providing information from a...
Posted: July 26, 2017
Group Lesson Dates: Series # 3 Thursday 5:30 – 6:30: August 10, 17, 24, 31, September 7, 14 For more information and to sign up please call John Valliere PGA Head Golf Professional. (563) 328-3284 http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/glynns-creek-golf-course/lessons
Posted: July 17, 2017
pills and pill bottle
A new counterfeit opioid drug has been found in Iowa. These counterfeit pills that have been made to look like the prescription pain pill oxycodone were found to have much more powerful and dangerous opioid drugs mixed within the pill. Click here to learn more.
Posted: July 17, 2017
On Tuesday, July 18th at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Promotional Ceremony in the Sheriff’s Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Corrections Officers Laquisha Morgan and David Wallace will be promoted to the rank of corrections sergeant,...
Posted: July 15, 2017
Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular kayaker, come out to learn basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and taking a tour of Pride Lake. You may bring your own vessel/PFD, though it must comply with...
Posted: July 14, 2017
The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 14, 2017 through January 10, 2018 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, August 1st by 4:...
Posted: June 30, 2017
Board of Supervisors ribbon cutting sidewalk construction dedication.
The Scott County Board of Supervisors dedicated the new sidewalk in a ribbon cutting on October 17, 2017. The sidewalk project is complete.
Posted: June 29, 2017

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