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Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Iowa businesses and residents affected by the Hotel Davenport Apartments building collapse that occurred May 28, announced Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Gov. Kim Reynolds on June 7.
Posted: June 9, 2023
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While this meeting date has passed, the Scott County Health Department would still like to connect with community members about possible coalition membership or to receive your feedback about making Scott County a healthy place for families. Please reach out to us at 563-326-8618. The Healthy...
Posted: May 19, 2023
Detailed Description of the Public Comment Request from Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Comment period has closed May 30. 2023.
Posted: May 19, 2023
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Scott County Secondary Roads and Conservation, in partnership with the Waste Commission of Scott County, will be assisting with the collection of debris from recent Mississippi River flooding for residents living in unincorporated Scott County.
Posted: May 19, 2023
New 65+ Homestead Property Tax Exemption State legislators recently passed a new law enabling Iowa homeowners who are 65 years of age or older a homestead exemption in addition to their homestead credit. Claimants who are 65 years of age or older on or before January 1 of the assessment year are...
Posted: May 15, 2023
Deputy Murray
Deputy Murray was Sworn-in as our newest Deputy by Sheriff Lane on April 26th. Hunter Murray was born in Augusta, Georgia, and grew up in Princeton, Iowa where he graduated from North Scott High School in 2019. Hunter was a member of North Scott High School’s Trap Team. Hunter attended and...
Posted: April 27, 2023
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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a disaster proclamation for Scott County as one of several Iowa Counties impacted by flooding.
Posted: April 27, 2023
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Scott County Administrative Center is down to one functioning elevator causing delays moving between floors. Alternatives for conducting business to avoid the wait: Online options may be available depending on which office you need Use the mail (Be mindful of deadlines) Drop addressed items...
Posted: April 26, 2023
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Rock Island and Scott County residents impacted by flooding and needing support with sheltering are encouraged to contact the American Red Cross. A flood hotline for has been established for residents and staff are standing by to take calls.
Posted: April 25, 2023
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On Wednesday, April 26th, 2023, at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold a Swearing-in Ceremony at the Sheriff's Office Headquarters at 3206 South 16th Avenue in Eldridge. Hunter Murray has been hired as the newest deputy sheriff for Scott County. Hunter Murray was born in Augusta,...
Posted: April 25, 2023
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April 15, 2023 - Countywide Burn Ban for Scott County, Iowa, has been Lifted The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs and the State Fire Marshalls Office, has determined that the danger to life and property in Scott County, Iowa, has been reduced...
Posted: April 12, 2023
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According to the National Weather Service, there is a 67% chance of reaching major flood stages at the Rock Island and LeClaire river gauges. Based on current information, river crest levels could be reached approximately the last week of April through the first week of May.
Posted: April 6, 2023
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Are you looking for a fun summer job? How about working for Scott County Conservation? Come out and learn all about the fun seasonal positions at Scott County Park, Glynns Creek Golf Course, and West Lake Park. Positions include lifeguards, park rangers, maintenance workers, and more. Everyone who...
Posted: April 5, 2023
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On March 28, 2023 at 10:00 am, the Scott Emergency Communications Center will conduct an out-of-sequence test of emergency warning sirens in the communities of Eldridge, Long Grove and Park View, in Scott County, Iowa. These additional tests are required to test programming changes made in those communities for the system the system that triggers sirens during an actual emergency.
Posted: March 27, 2023
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins wants voters to know a statewide mailing will be released this week to keep the voter registration list updated. If you did not vote in the last general election, and have not reported a change of address, name or party affiliation, state law requires this notice be sent and for your voter registration be made “inactive.” To stay active, simply return the notice (follow the directions) with paid postage and you will be made “active.” If you get a card at your address, but it is not you, simply disregard the mailing. “No Activity Notice postcards are a great tool to assist us in maintaining our voter registration list and is required by Iowa Code 48A.28,” she said.
Posted: March 27, 2023
Assessed values for most county properties saw very hefty increases for 2023 assessments. This same real estate trend has occurred locally, throughout the entire State of Iowa, and nationally. This year in Scott County, there have been significant increases in property assessed values. There are multiple reasons for this, but the main reason is due to the local real estate market, which has rapidly increased since just 2 years ago.
Posted: March 21, 2023
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The Scott County IT Department is seeking input on your experiences with our department and Scott County technology. This survey is administered through a 3rd party and all responses will remain anonymous. This survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Thank you for your participation...
Posted: March 16, 2023
Eldridge
The Eldridge Police Department and Community recognized a few of our Deputies on Monday evening reference a call that they assisted with on December 29th. These Deputies along with Eldridge PD, Fire, and Medic responded to assist with a worker that was stuck within a conveyor belt at Kings Material...
Posted: March 7, 2023
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We are excited to announce the release of the 2023 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for the Scott County and Rock Island County Health Departments! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic interrupting the implementation of the 2019 CHIP, community partners decided to transition several strategies and activities to this CHIP for all priority areas: mental health, nutrition, physical activity, and weight, and access to healthcare. This plan will help guide the collaborative efforts taking place over the next three years to improve the health of our community. Read more about the plan here: https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/data-assessments/community-health-assessment .
Posted: March 6, 2023
Hiring Flyer for 2023
We are looking to fill a variety of positions supporting Scott County Conservation managed parks, facilities and activities. Positions can start as early as March and end as late as October. Deadline: Open until filled. APPLY NOW: scottcountyiowa.gov/conservation/employment
Posted: March 1, 2023

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