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Scott County News and Notices

Scott County News and Notices

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Bad weather captured by the Scott County webcam.
The Scott County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Cities of Davenport and Bettendorf and Scott County are finalizing plans to conduct a damage assessment survey in several areas of the County impacted by the EF-1 tornado that damaged the properties in the area last Thursday, October 6, 2016.
Posted: October 11, 2016
It is not too late to fight the flu with a flu shot. Find a clinic near you.
Posted: October 6, 2016
Picture of existing 230th St. Bridge from the side.
Scott County Secondary Road OPEN Notice Road Involved: 230th Street is OPEN between 130th Avenue and 140th Avenue Date Opened: Friday, December 2, 2016 Description of Closure: The road was closed for a bridge replacement project over Hickory Creek. This project has been substantially completed and...
Posted: October 3, 2016
Water Over Road warning sign surrounded by flood waters.
Update: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Flood water has rescinded from the roadway and all routes listed are passable. Original Post: Scott County Secondary Road Department impassable road notice due to flooding. Roads Involved: Y68 / Scott Park Road / Veterans Way (Old Highway 61) is closed at the...
Posted: September 29, 2016
a grass fire.
UPDATED NOTICE: The burn ban expired October 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM. Please remember that many communities in Scott County have other burn ordinances that remain in effect. This action does not affect local laws and rules regarding open burning. --- PREVIOUS NOTICE: A burn ban for Scott County was...
Posted: September 27, 2016
Picture of 100th Avenue finished resurfacing project.
Scott County Secondary Road Closure Notice Road Involved: 100 th Avenue from Hwy 61 south 2.4 miles Date of Construction: Thursday, September 15, 2016 through October 7, 2016 Description of Construction: Construction of an asphalt resurfacing project will occur on 100 th Avenue. The project will...
Posted: September 15, 2016
**Update** Names Released - The Ford Explorer in the accident from September 11th, 2016 in LeClaire, IA was driven by Darryl Wilson, 52 year old male from Silvis, IL. The two persons killed on the motorcycles are; William Bruce Griffith, 57 year old male of Davenport, Iowa and Ronald Gene Fox, 59...
Posted: September 12, 2016
Help your family to be ready in the event of an emergency or disaster by laying out an emergency communications plan: https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan
Posted: September 9, 2016
Why is personal hygiene so important when preparing food? Because germs are not always destroyed by cooking. http://www.foodsafetymonth.com/Home
Posted: September 9, 2016
Fruits and vegetables are the key to healthy eating. Add one more. Try something new. Teach the kids. Try a new recipe. http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/September+is+Fruits+%26+Veggies--More+Matters+Month
Posted: September 9, 2016
**Update** The victim in yesterday’s fatality accident has been identified as 62 year old Willie Holley of Rock Island Illinois. He was part of a construction crew employed by Valley Construction working on HWY 61 as part of an Iowa DOT project. The driver of the vehicle which struck the victim has...
Posted: September 1, 2016
On September 1st, 2016 at approximately 2:25 pm Scott Communications Center (SECC) received a report of a single vehicle rollover accident in the 7800 block of New Liberty Road. That location is just west of the town of Maysville in Scott County. SECC also received information the occupant of the...
Posted: September 1, 2016
The Sheriff’s Office has received an increase of reports in the last week of phone scams of people representing themselves as working for the IRS. Please remember and share the following information from the IRS: The IRS first contacts people by mail – not by phone – about unpaid taxes. And the IRS...
Posted: August 31, 2016
Logo for the 2030 Regional Action Plan
Please take just a few short minutes to complete the Q2030 Satisfaction Survey. Q2030 is a Regional Action Plan that seeks to increase community satisfaction. Your opinion matters! The goal of Q2030 is to grow talent, jobs, investments and economic opportunity for all who call the Quad Cities home...
Posted: August 25, 2016
The Scott County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), have concluded their investigation of the Davenport Police Department officer involved shooting that occurred on July 19, 2016, at 1610 Rockingham Rd. After reviewing the case with Scott...
Posted: August 24, 2016
a school bus.
Keep safety a priority when getting to and from school.
Posted: August 23, 2016
The Scott County Park Pool and West Lake Park Beach/Boathouse will be open weekdays and weekends through Sunday, August 21st. After August 21st the pool and beach/boathouse will be open weekends only and will close for the season after September 5th. Please click the below link for the open/close...
Posted: August 15, 2016
Image of 110th Avenue resurfacing project completed.
Scott County Secondary Road Closure Notice Road Involved: 110TH Avenue between 160th Street and 200th Street Date Construction Starts: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 Description of Construction: Starting 8/9/16 through approximately 10/14/16 construction of an asphalt resurfacing project will require...
Posted: August 5, 2016
97th Avenue is OPEN between 255th Street and 265th Street.
Posted: August 1, 2016
Neighborhood comes together to recycle around new cart.
The GO All In recycling program starts August 1. Residents now can place all their recyclables in their new carts, which were delivered in June and July. Sorting of recyclables is no longer required, but recycling and garbage are still separate.
Posted: August 1, 2016
July 20, 2016 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 Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in the 1600 block of Rockingham Rd, Davenport. The Officers that fired their duty...
Posted: July 19, 2016
Scott County Health Department has a new look! Find us on: Facebook l Twitter l Instagram l Pinterest
Posted: July 1, 2016
Scott County Health Department Logo
VIDEO - Get a firsthand look at the many public health services that are provided by the Scott County Health Department.
Posted: July 1, 2016
GTSB
The Fourth of July is best known for celebrations with family and friends, enjoying the summer weather with food and drinks. Those celebrations often include drinking alcohol which can lead to impaired driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 164 people were killed...
Posted: June 30, 2016
The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 8, 2016 through January 10, 2017 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa. Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Monday, August 1st by 4:...
Posted: June 27, 2016
Visit Walgreens at 1805 Brady Street, Davenport to get FREE onsite HIV testing on June 23-24th between 3pm-7pm or June 25th from 10am to 2pm.
Posted: June 22, 2016
The 17th Annual Quad Cities Triathlon will be held on the morning of Saturday, June 18, 2016 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 14, 2016
Kayak rentals will be available at West Lake Park's Boathouse starting Saturday, June 11th. The Boathouse is open daily from 10:00am - 8:00pm. We invite you to come test out the waters and explore another opportunity to be active in the great outdoors! Questions? Call the Boathouse directly at (563...
Posted: June 9, 2016
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
Primary Election voter turnout information will be updated on June 7th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: June 7, 2016
Primary Election Polling Place Changes B23 Paul Norton Elementary – Temporary Change B32 Bettendorf Middle School – Temporary Change B42 Bettendorf High School – Temporary Change D61 St Ambrose – School of Social Work – Temporary Change D72 Faith United Church of Christ – New Location
Posted: June 3, 2016
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate five new Reserve Deputies that were sworn in by Sheriff Conard on June 3rd, 2016. Reserve Deputy Rubino, Reserve Deputy Jensen, Reserve Deputy Olson, Reserve Deputy Jones, and Reserve Deputy Cournoyer. These dedicated individuals will be...
Posted: June 3, 2016
Culvert being lowered into the ground.
155th Avenue is OPEN between 250th Street and 255th Street.
Posted: May 25, 2016
Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on May 24, 2016 for the New Sheriff Patrol Headquarters Facility. A number of Scott County Board Members along with Sheriff Conard took part in this ceremony. The New Scott County Sheriff Patrol Headquarters will be a 21,000 square foot facility and be located at...
Posted: May 24, 2016
GTSB
For many, buckling up in a vehicle is second nature. However, in 2014, 9,385 people nationwide lost their lives as a result of not buckling their seat belt; and in Iowa in 2014, 118 of the 322 crash fatalities were not buckled up. In our rural state, it is important to note that nationally 61-...
Posted: May 23, 2016
On May 15, 2016 at 3:59 pm, Scott Emergency Communications Center dispatched a single vehicle rollover accident in the area of 21445 Scott Park Road. Scott County Deputies’, Eldridge Police Department, Eldridge Fire Department, Medic Ambulance and MedForce all responded to the scene. An Illinois...
Posted: May 16, 2016
John Hauschilf and Thomas Gibbs
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has received the 40 year participation award from the National Child Safety Council which was accepted by Major Thomas Gibbs on behalf of the Sheriff’s Office. This award was presented by John Hauschild from the National Child Safety Council, which is the oldest...
Posted: May 13, 2016
Update –May 10, 2016 The occupants of the 1995 Buick Century that were fatally injured on May 9th 2016 in the accident on Interstate-80, were identified as Angela Quinn (43YOA) and Aaron Quinn (47YOA) both of Albia Iowa. The accident is still under investigation. On May 9th, 2016 at 3:18pm Scott...
Posted: May 10, 2016
Sample ballot.
New interactive Sample Ballot available to registered voters by the Scott County Auditor.
Posted: May 9, 2016
West Lake Beach is seeking qualified, friendly, responsible, team players to join our lifeguard staff. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/employment .
Posted: May 6, 2016
Mahesh Sharma
Mahesh C. Sharma of Raymore, Missouri has accepted a conditional offer of employment as the Scott County Administrator.
Posted: May 4, 2016
On May 3rd, 2016 at approximately 12:58 a.m. , a 64 year old Long Grove resident identified as Ardell Oster Jr called 911 and advised that he had been stabbed by his wife. Oster advised that he had woke up to his wife Patricia Oster stabbing him. As a result if the initial investigation, the...
Posted: May 3, 2016
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5187 creating “National Correctional Officers’ Week.” The first full week in May has since been recognized as National Correctional Officers’ Week to honor the work of correctional officers and correctional personnel nationwide. The Sheriff’s...
Posted: May 2, 2016
On May 2, 2016 at 1548 hrs, Scott County Deputies were dispatched to a 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of 60th Ave and 295th St. Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Walcott Police Department, Dixon Volunteer Fire Department, Medic Ambulance, Bennet Ambulance, Wheatland...
Posted: May 2, 2016
May is Mental Health Month: 1 in 5 adults in the United States experiences mental illness. Learn more this Mental Health Month.
Posted: May 1, 2016
Dropping ballot in the mail
Absentee/early voting ballots for the Iowa Primary Election are available at the Auditor’s Office. The Iowa Primary Election is Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
Posted: April 27, 2016
Administrative Center
Jim Hancock, Scott County Board Chair announced that three applicants have been invited for interviews for the position of Scott County Administrator. The three candidates are Gregg Mandsager of Muscatine, IA, Mahesh Sharma of Raymore, MO and Todd Thompson of Galesburg, IL.
Posted: April 19, 2016
Pete McGhee  Kyle Jager
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate two more new Reserve Deputies, Kyle Jager and Pete McGhee, that were sworn in this morning (April 18th) by Sheriff Conard.
Posted: April 18, 2016
Distracted driving has been a hot topic in the news for several years, and yet, despite great outreach, distracted driving is a growing epidemic. This April, the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) wants to bring to light the alarming number of crashes...
Posted: April 13, 2016
As Sheriff of Scott County, I would like to discuss an issue very close to each of us — crime prevention. Our office is committed to making our neighborhoods safer places to live. By doing so, we will improve the quality of life for individuals and families…both young and old. It is imperative that...
Posted: April 8, 2016
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate our two new Reserve Deputies Eric Ackerman and Jeff Smith that were sworn in on April 4th by Sheriff Conard.
Posted: April 4, 2016
Public Health Protects! Learn how the clinical services and environmental health teams work to protect children from lead poisoning in Scott County. http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/health/childhood-lead-poisoning-prevention
Posted: April 1, 2016
On March 31 st at approximately 6:45 p.m. the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint in Long Grove on East Grove Street concerning suspicious activity. The complainant reported that she answered a knock at her door where two white males identified themselves as City of Long Grove...
Posted: April 1, 2016
The third step in protecting your sexual health is Treat . Some STDs can be cured with the right medicine from your doctor. It is important that you take all of the medication your doctor prescribes. Other STDs are not curable, but they are treatable. Your doctor can talk with you about which medications are right for you. Learn more!
Posted: March 31, 2016
ISSDA Honor Guard
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office along with a number of other agencies from across Iowa make up the Iowa Sheriff’s and Deputies Association Honor Guard. The ISSDA Honor Guard attended the funeral for Officer Susan Farrell of the Des Moines Police Department on March 30th and will be attending the...
Posted: March 31, 2016
Registration begins April 16th and you can register in person at the Scott County Park Entry Station from 8am - 9pm daily. Registration is also available by calling (563) 328-3282 ext. 1 with use of Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Early bird fee (until 5/15) is $35 per session/per student. After 5/...
Posted: March 30, 2016
***NEWS RELEASE*** On March 24, 2016 at approximately 0220 hrs, the LeClaire Fire Department, the Princeton Fire Department, The McCausland Fire Department, the Eldridge Fire Department, the Riverdale Fire Department, and the Bettendorf Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 20090 257th...
Posted: March 25, 2016
**News Release** - Vehicle Pursuit On March 18th, 2016 at 1915 hours the Buffalo Police Department and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a robbery in the 11800 block of S. Utah Ave. in Buffalo, IA. The suspect, identified as Barry P. Bennett Jr, was being transported to...
Posted: March 19, 2016
**Update** Please see the attached press release from Clinton Police Department regarding a body recovered from the Mississippi River near Buffalo yesterday. Any further information regarding this case please direct them to the Clinton Police Department. ***NEWS RELEASE*** On Thursday, March 17,...
Posted: March 18, 2016
On March 16th, 2016 at approximately 1808 hours Scott Emergency Communications Center received a call reporting a accident at Utica Ridge Rd and 210th Street involving a serious collision. Deputies from the Scott County Sheriff's Office, Eldridge Fire Department, MEDIC Ambulance, Iowa State Patrol, and MEDFORCE Air Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.
Posted: March 17, 2016
The Scott County Sheriff's Office would like to clarify some information in regards to the Assigned Vehicle Program for the Scott County Sheriff's Office. Previously it had been proposed to eliminate assigned vehicles from all county agencies/offices. We believe we have arrived at a solution with...
Posted: March 16, 2016

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