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flyer advertising the event
Experience the sounds of the season, in search of the frogs and toads which inhabit the Wapsi River Center. Visitors will learn how to identify the various calls associated with each species and then on on a night time frog catching adventure! Please bring a flashlight and waterproof footwear...
Posted: April 23, 2018
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Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with canoes and 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 Pride Lake. You may bring your own vessel/PFD, though it must...
Posted: April 21, 2018
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Join Naturalist Michael Granger for a tour of the Wapsi woods in search of spring wildflowers. Bloodroot, Dutchman's Breeches, Trout Lily, and Jacob's Ladder are just some of the flowers to be found! Please call to Register for this program - 563-328-3286
Posted: April 21, 2018
Big Table Weekend
On April 5th, the Scott County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution recognizing April 20 and 21, 2018 as "Quad Cities Big Table Weekend". The Board of Supervisors invites all Quad Citizens to participate in this community-wide initiative to further connect our community so that we can become a...
Posted: April 19, 2018
Sound the Alarm - Save a Life
The Board of Supervisors have proclaimed April 28, 2018 as the day to Sound the Alarm and help educate and protect the residents of our community against home fires and encourage everyone to support the American Red Cross and join in this lifesaving effort. Sign up today at https://www.redcross.org...
Posted: April 19, 2018
Map showing detour pedestrian route from 5th Street Parking lot to Admin Center.
Starting Monday, April 9, 2018 the pedestrian crossing at 5th & Western will be CLOSED due to construction. The closure is anticipated to last approximately 4 weeks. Signage will be provided to clearly indicate the path for the crosswalk detour. See the attached detour map. From the west side...
Posted: April 5, 2018
A new and convenient feature of the Scott County Assessor’s new website gives property owners the option to formally appeal an assessment to the Board of Review online. Using the County Assessor’s website, property owners now have the ability to submit petitions online by email, rather than going...
Posted: April 4, 2018
National Public Health logo: Your health. Our priority
Scott County Health Department to Host Event to Celebrate National Public Health Week April 2 - 6 is National Public Health Week! The theme of National Public Health Week 2018 is "Changing Our Future Together.” The Scott County Health Department (SCHD) is kicking off its celebration by hosting an...
Posted: April 2, 2018
View of area of scott county parcel map.
During the month of April 2018, the Parcel Query and GIS mapping applications will be updated with a new consolidated property and map viewing solution named Beacon, hosted by the Schneider Corporation. The new service provides additional functionality and display options to users. The service will be available the first week of April 2018, however both old and new systems will be accessible through the end of April to aid in transition. You can continue to access the both parcel and map sites from https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/parcels .
Posted: March 28, 2018
National Public Health logo: Your health. Our priority
Join Scott County Health Department for a free open house to celebrate National Public Health Week! Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Scott County Administrative Center, First Floor Boardroom 600 W. 4th Street Davenport, Iowa 52801 You can expect: Welcome from Ed Rivers, Health Department Director at 12:00 PM Learn more about the Scott County Health Department at information tables Free car seat safety checks Enjoy light snacks and refreshments We look forward to seeing you there!
Posted: March 21, 2018
Glynns Creek Golf course welcome sign.
Glynns Creek Golf Course is scheduled to open for the season (weather permitting) Friday, March 16th at 10:00am. For more information, please call.
Posted: March 14, 2018
A newly paved country side roadway.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received at the Scott County Engineer’s Office, 950 E. Blackhawk Trail, Eldridge, Iowa, 52748 until 10:00 A.M., March 30, 2018, for the construction of three Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) projects that are tied together. Project L-413 is a HMA Surfacing Project on 52...
Posted: March 14, 2018
Holding a US Passport.
PASSPORT DAY – MARCH 21, 2018 Scott County Recorder, Rita Vargas, is extending their work day hours on Wednesday March 21, 2018, from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm to provide passport acceptance services to citizens needing a first-time U.S. passport. Important! On April 2, 2018, the U.S. State Department...
Posted: March 9, 2018
The American Journal of Public Health, a publication of the American Public Health Association, has gathered a number of studies on gun violence, including studies on concealed firearm permits, safe gun storage, hospitalizations from firearm injuries, and mental illness and mass shootings. This research provides important information to all sides of the conversation regarding firearms in our communities.
Posted: March 8, 2018
Two instructors in the pool demonstrating a skill to a group of children sitting along the edge of the pool.
Scott County Park Pool is proud to be an American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Provider. The Learn-to-Swim program is unique compared to other learn to swim programs. Classes are offered for children ages 3 years old and up. Students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in...
Posted: March 1, 2018
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Tax Notice Reminder The second installment of property taxes and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Monday, April 2, 2018 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: March 1, 2018
Picture of a grown man and child on a boat dock with trout in a fishing net.
Plan to be at West Lake Park, Lake of the Hills, Gate 1 at 12:00pm to watch the release of 2,000 rainbow trout! Be sure to have your license, trout permit and appropriate gear. Iowa rules and regulations can be found on the Iowa DNR website .
Posted: March 1, 2018
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Just SOLD OUT of Norway Spruce , all other trees still avilable. MidAmerican Energy Company customers in Iowa are eligible to purchase trees for $30 each, with the remaining cost funded through a grant from MidAmerican Energy. Advanced purchase is required and is limited to two trees per household...
Posted: February 27, 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

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