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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:...
Posted: June 29, 2018
FRP Food Donations
The Quad Cities’ Food Rescue Partnership announces a Food Rescue Workshop taking place October 4, 2018 in Davenport, IA.
Posted: June 26, 2018
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...
Posted: June 15, 2018
Fireworks show on the Mississippi River in front of the Centennial Bridge.
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) .
Posted: June 13, 2018
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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...
Posted: June 12, 2018
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
Primary Election voter turnout information will be updated on June 5th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: June 5, 2018
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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...
Posted: June 1, 2018
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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...
Posted: June 1, 2018
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REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL, please check out our future events. 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...
Posted: May 21, 2018
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PRESS RELEASE May 18, 2018 RE: Summer Food Safety As the warm weather months are filled with family outings, vacations, and cookouts, the Scott County Health Department would like to remind everyone to follow some simple but important food safety practices to avoid illness. To protect yourself,...
Posted: May 18, 2018
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The National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program is signing up volunteers now to provide their health data for use in thousands of health studies. This is how breakthroughs happen. You can make a difference. Learn more about how you can join the effort to help speed up health research.
Posted: May 17, 2018
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The Iowa Department of Public Health has released the 2017 Annual Report for its ADPER & EH Division. You will find information related to environmental health, communicable disease, and immunization, among other topics.
Posted: May 15, 2018
Learn about changes coming to Iowa Voter ID Law.
Posted: May 14, 2018
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REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL Come learn about he many wild edible plants in your neck of the woods. We will focus on identifying plants, foraging basics, and preparing wild edibles. At the end of the program you will get to sample some wild flavors! Please call to pre-register - 563-...
Posted: May 1, 2018
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The tax sale will be held at 8:30 am on Monday, June 18, 2018 in the Scott County Board Room at the Scott County Administrative Center located at 600 W. 4th Street, Davenport, Iowa. Pre-registration required. Tax Sale Information
Posted: May 1, 2018
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Come learn about he many wild edible plants in your neck of the woods. We will focus on identifying plants, foraging basics, and preparing wild edibles. We will take a hike outdoors to identify and harvest some of the summer wild edibles available during this time. At the end of the program you...
Posted: May 1, 2018
Phone Scam
SCAM Alert – *Law Enforcement does not call and demand payment* The Scott County Sheriff’s Office have received reports again that SCAMMERS are identifying themselves as employees of the Sheriff’s Office and using the names of our personnel. We have also received reports over the weekend from...
Posted: April 30, 2018
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On April 25 th 2018 at approximately 9:35 am a disturbance was reported outside of the front main entrance to the Scott County Courthouse. Two bailiffs from within the courthouse and a Davenport Police Officer responded. Upon arrival they encountered a subject carrying a blunt object. The situation...
Posted: April 25, 2018
The department has released a Request for Applications (RFA) for Medical Examiner Autopsy Transportation Services. Proposals are due to the Scott County Health Department by May 7, 2018.
Posted: April 25, 2018
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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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This Event has been canceled today due to chance of severe weather. Thank you for your understanding. 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...
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.
Update: Construction is complete and the intersection is open. 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...
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
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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
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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
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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
Scott County Impacted by flash flooding. Case management, financial and legal assistance is available for impacted residents. Case management, grants and legal assistance are available to eligible Scott County residents impacted by flash flooding resulting from heavy rains on June 20, 2018.
Posted: February 1, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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

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