Scott County News and Notices

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On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 9:00 am, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a swearing in ceremony for the appointment of Shawn Roth as Chief Deputy. The ceremonies will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Pavilion Conference Room. Major Shawn Roth Biography - Shawn Roth grew up in...
Posted: January 13, 2017
On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 9:00 am, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a promotion ceremony held for the promotion of Lt. Bryce Schmidt to Chief Deputy. The ceremonies will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Pavilion Conference Room. Major Bryce Schmidt Biography - Bryce Schmidt...
Posted: January 13, 2017
This is the Sheriff and new deputy.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to welcome our new Deputy Eric George. He was sworn in today by Sheriff Lane. Deputy Eric George was born and raised in Davenport and graduated from Assumption High School and attended St. Ambrose University where Eric majored in Criminal Justice. Eric...
Posted: January 6, 2017
Scott County Sheriff shoulder patch.
On Friday, January 6, 2017 at 9:00, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Swearing-In Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse in the Sheriff’s administration conference room. Due to a deputy sheriff vacancy, Eric George has been hired as the...
Posted: January 5, 2017
Side of a Scott County Sheriff vehicle.
On January 4th, 2017 Scott Emergency Communications received a call of an accident involving a train and car in the 23000 block of Great River Road. They dispatched deputies from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, along with LeClaire Fire Department, and MEDIC Ambulance. Upon arrival deputies...
Posted: January 4, 2017
Swearing in of Sheriff Tim Lane.
Sheriff Tim Lane was sworn in the morning of January 3, 2017 at the Board of Supervisors meeting by Chief Judge Marlita Greve.
Posted: January 3, 2017
Swearin in Meeting of the Board of Supervisors.
Ken Beck and Tony Knobbe were sworn in the morning of January 3, 2017 as new Supervisors at the Board of Supervisors meeting.
Posted: January 3, 2017
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
Senate District 45 Special Election voter turnout information will be updated on December 27th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: December 27, 2016
Food on the grill.
Looking for ServSafe Classes to attend? Here are some opportunities: Eastern Iowa Community College will be offering ServSafe classes. The course is for foodservice managers and teaches basic sanitation principles. It also fulfills the demonstration of knowledge requirement under the new Iowa Food...
Posted: December 16, 2016
Snow skies propped up being dried next to a fireplace.
The Wapsi River Center invites you to get outdoors this winter and get active by snowshoe or ski. Our cross-country ski and snowshoe loan program requires just a few steps to enjoy these healthy, low-impact, outdoor recreational opportunities. We require a minimum of 4” of base and reserve the...
Posted: December 16, 2016
2 Steps to Save a Life. 1. Dial 911 2. Press Hard and Fast
Learn Hands-Only CPR to Save Lives Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It’s recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an out-of-hospital setting. Hands-Only CPR is easy to learn, doesn't require rescue breaths, but can still save lives! The...
Posted: December 13, 2016
i PLEDGE logo.
SCOTT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO PARTNER WITH IOWA ABD FOR TOBACCO, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE AND VAPOR PRODUCT EDUCATION AND ENFORCEMENT Davenport, Iowa (December 09, 2015) – The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands...
Posted: December 12, 2016
The Scott County Assessor’s Office is wrapping up the Bettendorf residential property revaluation project, which started in early 2015. Appraisers are still, and will remain in the field through the end of the year, canvasing the City of Bettendorf doing final property inspections, data accuracy...
Posted: December 1, 2016
Glynns Creek Golf Course is closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you again in the spring. If you would like to schedule outings or have questions, please call (563) 328-3284 and I will return your call as soon as possible. Thanks! John Valliere, Golf Professional
Posted: November 29, 2016
Glynns Creek Pro Shop Open for Holiday Shopping through Dec. 23rd Our Clubhouse Pro Shop will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays 9am - 4pm. Stop in for that perfect gift for the golfer on your list!
Posted: November 28, 2016
Take the Test Take Control - World AIDS Day December 1, 2016
In recognition of World AIDS Day, free HIV/STD testing is available on December 1st from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center.
Posted: November 23, 2016
Scott County Sheriff's Office wall sign.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all of the agencies that assisted in the Patriot Mobile Home Park Sexual Abuse Case. We would also like to recognize our Detectives who put in endless hours for this investigation. The following is a press release that was released November 23,...
Posted: November 23, 2016
Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) Iowa Department of Public Safety Seal Logo.
Numerous Iowa law enforcement agencies across Iowa will be participating in the Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) Special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP) during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, November 20-27, 2016. This is the first of many sTEP projects scheduled for the 2016-2017...
Posted: November 17, 2016
Special Board Meeting Canvass of Votes Agenda, Packet, Minutes
Posted: November 15, 2016
On November 14th, 2016 at approximately 9:05 P.M., a call was received by the Scott Emergency Communications Center of a single vehicle roll over in the 25500 block of 260th Avenue. The 25500 block of 260th Avenue is located in the eastern part of Scott County near Princeton IA. This road is a...
Posted: November 15, 2016
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
General Election voter turnout information will be updated on November 8th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: November 8, 2016
Des Moines and Urbandale police seals over a blue line.
Joint Media Release November 2nd, 2016 It is with great sadness today that we learn of the shooting deaths of two Des Moines metro area police officers early this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the fallen officers and the brave men and women of the Des Moines Police...
Posted: November 2, 2016
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved : 225th Street will be closed between 260th Avenue and 270th Avenue Date Closed : Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Description of Closure : Road will be closed for a culvert replacement over a Tributary to Bud Creek. The road may be closed for 10...
Posted: October 31, 2016
Image of the bridge crossing the creek.
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved: 85th Avenue will be closed between 265th Street and Allens Grove Road Date Closed: Monday, October 31, 2016 through Friday, November 4, 2016 Description of Closure: Road will be closed for exploratory soil borings at the bridge over the...
Posted: October 27, 2016
DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor Roxanna Moritz announced today that her office is now providing a new, Interactive Sample Ballot available on the Scott County website. “As part of our commitment to provide quality service to our voters, I am pleased to offer an accessible, Interactive Sample Ballot to all registered voters in Scott County,” Moritz said. “This system is convenient, simple and completely safe for voter use.” The Interactive Sample Ballot can be found on the Auditor’s Page of the Scott County website at https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/auditor/sample-ballots
Posted: October 24, 2016
Three voters posing for a selfie in front of the my vote counts poster.
Do you want to show the world that you are a voter? Maybe express your pride in voting? Do you think the “I Voted” sticker a bit old fashioned? Then we have the solution for you. After you vote take a selfie with our new “My Vote Counts” poster as your background. It’s the new, digital, “I Voted”...
Posted: October 20, 2016
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: 100th 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 100th 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 logo.
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
Logo: Join the Movement - I Got Tested - greaterthan.org
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

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