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Screen shot of Census Address Canvass Operation.
Be aware that Address Canvassing is commencing. Census workers will be working throughout communities until October 18th, verifying locations of houses, apartments, shelters and other places where people could live or stay. The purpose of Address Canvassing is to ensure the census address list is...
Posted: August 12, 2019
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CENSUS JOBS! $15.00 - $16.50 per hour Earn extra income while helping your community. The Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff and supervisors. Pay rates are $15.00 - $16.50 per hour. Apply for one of thousands of temporary #...
Posted: August 6, 2019
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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, September 30, 2019 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer's Office Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: August 1, 2019
Downtown flooding with barriers
The State of Iowa is seeking and collecting information from impacted residents following the Mississippi Flooding that took place in April and May 2019. Click heading to learn more.
Posted: July 19, 2019
The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 10, 2019 through January 10, 2020 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa. Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Wednesday, July 31st by 4:...
Posted: July 1, 2019
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: July 1, 2019
Team up to Clean up - Iowa Illinois - X Stream Cleanup.
Xstream Cleanup, in response to record flooding, is seeking volunteers for a one-day, region-wide flood cleanup on Saturday, June 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Xstream Cleanup volunteers have identified six areas in our region where volunteers can assist in the recovery from the recent flooding. Volunteers who’d like to help with flood cleanup need to register at www.xstreamcleanup.org .
Posted: June 25, 2019
Overhead Map of the projected project.
Scott County Conservation Board & Iowa DNR are renovating the West Lake Complex to improve water quality and recreational opportunities Watershed protection from March to November 2019 involves 5 ponds and one bio-swale Liberalized Fishing Regulations 1 April – 15 July 2019 Water drawdown...
Posted: June 18, 2019
Museum Week Flyer
Quad Cities Museum Week June 8-16, 2019 Celebrate the 5 th year of this annual June event in the Quad Cities. Museum Week was created to celebrate our region’s museums, their amazing collections, stories, history, and their importance to communities. In fact, with 14 participating museums to visit...
Posted: June 5, 2019
The splash pad at Scott County Park Pool.
The Scott County Park Pool, West Lake Beach and Boathouse are scheduled to be open daily for the season on Saturday, June 8th. The Pool will not be open June 3rd through the 7th. The Beach and Boathouse are open 4:00pm-8:00pm through Friday, June 7th. Season passes are available for purchase and...
Posted: June 3, 2019
Passport acceptance services are ONLY offered on Tuesdays from 8 - 4 PM , for the months of June, July, and August.
Posted: May 22, 2019
Flooding of Buffalo Iowa from the air.
DATE: Monday, May 13, 2019 TO: All Scott County, Iowa Property Owners RE: Board of Review – Extended Session – Federal Disaster Area Due to the recent record-setting flooding, on Saturday, May 10, 2019, the federal government declared Scott County, Iowa a federal disaster area. Per Iowa Code 441.37...
Posted: May 13, 2019
May 8, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississippi River Flooding – Flood Donation Center The Salvation Army will open a Flood Donation Center on Friday, May 10, 2019. The Flood Donation Center will be a location for individuals to donate items, and to...
Posted: May 8, 2019
Road closed barricades flooded in water on River Drive.
Volunteer resources have been updated.
Posted: May 8, 2019
People commonly ask about the risk of tetanus during floods. Flooding is NOT shown to increase the risk for tetanus disease. However, people are at risk for tetanus infection IF they are injured and have wounds that are contaminated by the environment. Any time you receive a wound, ask your...
Posted: May 6, 2019
Downtown davenport flood water and buildings
Flood-related information to keep yourself healthy and safe during the flooding. http://idph.iowa.gov/flooding
Posted: May 3, 2019
May 2, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississippi River Flooding - Flood Safety Record levels flooding of the Mississippi River are impacting the wastewater plant and the plant has now reached its capacity. We are seeing surcharge in the main lines. With...
Posted: May 2, 2019
May 2, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Update on Response to Mississippi River Flooding As flooding conditions continue to change due to additional rainfall, the Scott County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), the Cities of Davenport and Bettendorf, partner...
Posted: May 2, 2019
Date April 30, 2019 Contact: Scott County Emergency Management, Public Information Officer (563) – 484-3058 re: Relocation Assistance due to flooding in Downtown Davenport Residents in downtown Davenport are being evacuated, due to flooding. If you are in need of assistance in leaving the area...
Posted: April 30, 2019
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved: 280th Street is closed between 200th Avenue and 210th Avenue Date Closed: Monday, April 29, 2019 Description of Closure: Road is closed due to a cross road culvert failure. Road is closed for culvert repair. The road may be closed for 5...
Posted: April 29, 2019
130th Ave bridge.
UPDATED 08:00 04/29/19: SCOTT COUNTY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved: 130 th Avenue will be closed between 230 th Street and 240 th Street Date Closed: Tuesday-April 23, Wednesday-April 24, Thursday-April 25, Friday-April 26, Monday-April 29, 2019, Tuesday-April 30 through Friday-May 3, 2019...
Posted: April 22, 2019
Site of culvert construction on 190th Ave.
UPDATED 12:00 04/29/19: SCOTT COUNTY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved: 190 th Avenue is closed between 270 th Street and 250 th Street Date Closed: Monday, April 22, 2019 Description of Closure: Road is closed for culvert replacements at Glynns Creek. The road may be closed for 15 working days...
Posted: April 22, 2019
SCOTT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMISSION Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher, Chair David Donovan SECC/EMA Director 1100 East 46th Street, Davenport, Iowa 52807 (563) 484-3050 https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/ema News Release - for immediate release April 18, 2019 Scott County Emergency Management is...
Posted: April 18, 2019
Measles rash with red bumps
Measles has been identified in Iowa. Information about measles, the MMR shot, and resources is available on the SCHD webpages.
Posted: April 16, 2019
Downtown davenport flooded along the riverfront up to River Drive.
On April 11th, 2019, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a disaster proclamation for Scott County as one of several Iowa Counties impacted by flooding. That proclamation means that grant assistance and case management services are available to impacted residents for needs including: auto and home repairs, clothing, food and emergency housing. Individuals and families must meet income eligibility guidelines to qualify for the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program. There are no income eligibility guidelines for case management assistance. Click on title for complete assistance information.
Posted: April 11, 2019
Pop bottle floating in flood waters.
The Scott County Emergency Management Agency will be working with the American Red Cross, Salvation Army & Quad City CERT Volunteers to distribute bottled water & cleanup kits to residents that are being affected by the flood. Residents who are currently impacted with the current flooding, and don’t have access to clean, potable water, are eligible to received donated bottled water. Potable Water Distribution point will be at the former Pleasant Valley Fire Station building, 24495 Valley Dr. Bettendorf, IA 52722, or City of Davenport Mobile Police Precinct, at Utah & S. Concord Street Davenport. Click title for pickup dates & times.
Posted: April 11, 2019
Road closed barricades flooded in water on River Drive.
April 2019 Flood Resources from Scott County EMA. https://www.floods2019.iowa.gov Potable Water Distribution Residents who are currently impacted with the current flooding, and don’t have access to clean, potable water, are eligible to received donated bottled water. Find full information about...
Posted: April 11, 2019
Fire/EMS, Police 911 Dispatch logo.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR’S WEEK APRIL 14TH – APRIL 20TH, 2019 Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety Telecommunicator’s. This week is designated to recognize those Public Safety Telecommunicator’s who serve the public in countless ways without due recognition by the beneficiaries of their services. We at SECC would like to recognize our Public Safety Telecommunicators and thank them for their service and commitment to the profession.
Posted: April 1, 2019
photo of people on a boat at the fishing dock
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will relax the fishing regulations at Lake of the Hills, Railroad Lake, Lambach Lake and Bluegrass Lake at West Lake Park starting April 1st to allow anglers to more freely harvest fish before the lakes’ water levels are lowered this summer. Anglers with a...
Posted: April 1, 2019
Glynns Creek Golf course welcome sign.
Glynns Creek Golf Course is scheduled to open for the season (weather permitting) Friday, March 22nd at 10:00am. For more information and Tee times, please call.
Posted: March 20, 2019
Disaster Readiness Conference Attendees
Quad Cities Disaster Readiness Conference Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Program: 8:15am-4:00pm Doors open at 7am Lunch Provided for Registrants Waterfront Convention Center, Bettendorf, Iowa Registration Closes March 28—No Walk-ins
Posted: March 15, 2019
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
Bettendorf Special Election voter turnout information.
Posted: March 5, 2019
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, 2019
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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 1, 2019 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer's Office Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: March 1, 2019
Recent work in understanding the genetic makeup of infectious diseases is helping public health be more successful in preventing their spread and creating interventions that are successful. Learn more.
Posted: February 7, 2019
Press Release Scott County Economic Development Summit Featuring Luncheon Keynote Presentation by Debi Durham, Director, Iowa Economic Development Authority Presented by the Scott County Board of Supervisors In partnership with Bi-State Regional Commission and Quad Cities First Thursday, February...
Posted: February 7, 2019
Swearing in Treasurer Mike Fennelly.
Scott County welcomes new and returning elected officials during the swearing in ceremony on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
Posted: January 2, 2019
Accredited Health Department Seal
The Scott County Health Department (SCHD) announced December 11 that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Accreditation demonstrates SCHD’s ability to meet national standards for high quality public health services, leadership, and accountability. Learn more about what this means for the community.
Posted: December 11, 2018
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
Special Elections voter turnout information will be updated on December 11th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: December 11, 2018
The Bi-State Regional Commission (Bi-State) a regional Council of Governments on behalf of a multi-jurisdictional, multi-agency consortium is coordinating a joint acquisition of spring 2019 aerial photography, LiDAR, and topographic mapping services. The Consortium is requesting proposals from...
Posted: December 11, 2018
Head of romaine lettuce
CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak.There have been no cases of illness associated with this outbreak in Iowa; however, Iowans are included in the nationwide safety alert advising not to eat any form of Romaine lettuce. https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html
Posted: November 20, 2018
Swearing in ceremony of new deputies.
Scott County Sheriff's Office held a Swearing In Ceremony on November 9th. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy sheriffs for Scott County. Curt Wilson grew up in Bettendorf, Iowa and graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1990...
Posted: November 9, 2018
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On Friday, November 9th 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. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy...
Posted: November 8, 2018
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
General Election voter turnout information will be updated on November 6th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: November 6, 2018
Elevator down arrow indicator.
Elevator modernization starting Wednesday, November 14, 2018 may increase elevator wait times, until completion in January 2019. Regularly check this webpage for status updates. Affected offices and departments on floors 3-6 of the Administrative Center include Health Department, Community Services, Auditor, Recorder, County and City Assessors, Administration, Human Resources, Facilities, and Scott County Kids.
Posted: October 31, 2018
Reserves
Sheriff Lane swore in Reserve Deputy’s Shaun Logan and Alex Gries today at a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office. We would like to welcome them to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Shaun Logan is the son of Vickie Logan and the late Mike Logan. After high school at North Scott High School, Shaun...
Posted: October 12, 2018
Roloff
On Friday, October 12th, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office held a Promotional Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Eric Roloff was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Eric Roloff is originally from State Center, IA where he graduated from West Marshall High School. After High School he attended...
Posted: October 12, 2018
Sign warning "Water Over Road".
UPDATED 07:45 AM 10/23/18: SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD DEPARTMENT PASSABLE ROAD NOTICE DUE TO FLOOD WATER RESCINDING Date of Passable Condition: Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Flood water has rescinded from the roadway and all routes listed above are passable. Roads Involved: 288th Street: From 82nd...
Posted: October 10, 2018
image of united states, a graph, and text: opportunity atlas
Opportunity Atlas is a new data tool available to tell the story of how social determinants of health such as parental income, race, and gender impact children’s outcomes in adulthood. Are their future earnings impacted? Do these factors impact their likelihood of being incarcerated? Click the heading to learn more about the Opportunity Atlas.
Posted: October 5, 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 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 1, 2018
logo with Davenport's Centennial Bridge, silverware and words Food Rescue Partnership
The Food Rescue Partnership of the Quad Cities is hosting a food rescue workshop to share how area establishments are rescuing food to reduce costs and see potential tax advantages by keeping food out of the landfill through reduction, donation, feeding animals, and composting. Click heading to learn more.
Posted: September 26, 2018
Beginning October 10, 2018 Scott County will open early voting satellite locations. Ballots for all Scott County precincts will be available at all locations. Voter registration forms will be available for new registrations and changes to registrations for people already registered in the county.
Posted: September 14, 2018
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The 2018 Community Health Assessment for Scott, Rock Island, and Muscatine counties is now available for review. This assessment helps to tell the story of health in our community, from health status and health behaviors, to community assets and forces impacting our ability to be healthy. We would like your feedback on the assessment and its findings. Please review the assessment and provide your feedback here: http://quadcities.healthforecast.net
Posted: September 12, 2018
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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 1, 2018 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer's Office Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: September 1, 2018
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...
Posted: August 8, 2018
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...
Posted: August 8, 2018
Breastfeeding Foundation of Life
"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...
Posted: August 1, 2018
Ensure a healthy future with vaccines
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Learn how vaccines protect against serious diseases: https://www.vaccines.gov/index.html
Posted: August 1, 2018
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

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