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Registration For this class is now full. Please check back for future opportunities at the Wapsi River Center. In this kid-friendly class that blends nature and art, learn from Naturalist what foods in the forest are safe for people to eat! Then, enjoy some lemonade while you learn to paint a...
Posted: April 21, 2017
The weather is getting warmer and due to an increase in inquiries regarding patio rules, we have put together the following guidelines regarding animals and smoking.
Posted: April 21, 2017
Students lining up bow and arrow on a target.
Learn how to use a bow and arrow in this fun and informative hands-on class! Children must be in the 4th grade or above to participate and accompanied by an adult. This is a weather permitting event, please call to pre-register.
Posted: April 20, 2017
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Learn how to use a bow and arrow in this fun and informative hands-on class! Children must be in the 4th grade or above to participate and accompanied by an adult. This is a weather permitting event. Please call to PRE-REGISTER - 563-328-3286
Posted: April 20, 2017
The Sheriff with Lieutenant Joe Caffery and Deputy Dan Grafton.
On Thursday, April 20, 2017, Scott County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Joe Caffery and Deputy Dan Grafton will be recipients of the Life Saving Award. On February 13, 2017 Lieutenant Caffery and Deputy Grafton responded to a call for service in regards to an unresponsive female in Park View, Iowa...
Posted: April 19, 2017
Scott County Sheriff's Office wall sign.
On Thursday, April 20th, at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Promotional Ceremony in the Sheriff’s Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Deputy Joshua Wall will be promoted to the rank of sergeant, Sergeant Thomas Gibbs will be promoted to the...
Posted: April 19, 2017
Female aedes aegypti mosquito
Zika is a virus spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and can cause serious health problems for pregnant women and their babies. Learn more about Zika on the Scott County Health Department's Zika Virus webpage.
Posted: April 18, 2017
Iowa Walking College logo.
Staff from the Scott County Health Department will soon take part in the 6-month Iowa Walking College program. Learn more here.
Posted: April 18, 2017
Flyer stating registration is full for this event
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS FULL Join Director/Naturalist of the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center Dave Murcia for an adventure with kayaks! Whether you're a beginner or regular kayaker, come out and learn the basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety techniques and...
Posted: April 17, 2017
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD OPEN NOTICE Road Involved: 140th Avenue is OPEN between 230th Street and 240th Street Date Opened: Thursday, May 25, 2017 Description of Closure: The road was closed for a culvert replacement project over a Tributary to Hickory Creek. This project has been substantially...
Posted: April 10, 2017
Lock It Up Initiative logo.
Media Release Crime Trends of Stolen Vehicles “Lock It Up” – Initiative April 7, 2017 On behalf of Quad City law enforcement leaders from: Davenport Police Department, Bettendorf Police Department, Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Rock Island Police Department, Moline Police Department and the...
Posted: April 7, 2017
Public health is always in motion, taking steps to encourage healthy habits, prevent disease, and prolong life. Every April we celebrate Public Health!
Posted: April 3, 2017
flyer with event information for climate change presentation at wapsi center
Ray Wolf will discus the science of climate change showing how observations here in Iowa relate to trends across the globe. Projections for the future and impacts both globally and in Iowa will also be discussed.
Posted: April 1, 2017
flyer showing the information about the event
Help improve pollinator habitat at the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center by joining us in planting a variety of native plants funded by the Trees Forever Pollinator Habitat Grant. There will be work for people of all ages and abilities. Please bring appropriate clothing, work gloves a...
Posted: April 1, 2017
Fire/EMS, Police 911 Dispatch logo.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR’S WEEK APRIL 9TH – APRIL 15TH Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety Telecommunicator’s. The official name of the week, when originally introduced in Congress in 1991, was "National...
Posted: April 1, 2017
Hometown Security - resources for businesses and the community The US Department of Homeland Security has a program called "Hometown Security" designed to develop partnerships in the community that will mitigate risk and enhance security and resilience. DHS encourages businesses to: Connect -...
Posted: April 1, 2017
Syphilis strikes back STD month 2017 graphics and logo
Syphilis rates are increasing across the U.S. and in most communities. To stress the importance of reversing this trend, the entire month of April will be dedicated to syphilis prevention.
Posted: April 1, 2017
As of March 31st, 2017, the Scott County Assessor’s Office has completed the odd-year revaluation for all classifications of all properties in the county and all property owners have been notified of their new 2017 assessments by mail. The new 2017 assessments will be reflected on September 2018...
Posted: March 31, 2017
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for Deputy and Reserve Deputy. Applications are due April 17th. For a job description or on how to apply please visit us at: http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/hr
Posted: March 29, 2017
2017 Group Lesson Dates: Series #1 Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00: April 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Thurs. 6:00 - 7:00: April 27, May 4,11,18, 25, June 1 Series # 2 Tuesday 6:00 – 7:00: June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25 Thursday 6:00 – 7:00: June 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20, 27 Series # 3 Thursday 5:30 – 6:30: August...
Posted: March 25, 2017
Picture of the Scott County Administrative Center
Effective Monday, March 27th, 2017 Planning and Development office moves across Western Avenue to the Scott County Administrative Center at 600 W. 4th St., Davenport. The office will be on the 1st floor across the lobby from where you get your license plates.
Posted: March 23, 2017
UPDATE: March 27, 2017 As a result of investigations the northbound bus driver, Stanley Arthur Ray (68YOA) was cited for Fail to yield upon entering through highway as a result of March 22nd bus collision in rural Scott County. After Mr. Ray halted at the stop sign at the intersection of 140th...
Posted: March 22, 2017
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to notify the public of a telephone scam that is currently happening across our area. Citizens are receiving telephone calls from a person claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office stating that a Judge had signed a warrant for them to be arrested for not...
Posted: March 22, 2017
Photo of the golf course landscape
Glynns Creek Golf Course will be open for the season beginning Wednesday, March 22nd at 10:00. For tee times or more information call (563) 328-3284.
Posted: March 21, 2017
Swimmers in the pool at Scott County Park.
Early bird registration is April 17 - May 14, 2017 Register in person at the Scott County Park Entry Station from 8am - 9pm daily or by calling 563-328-3282 ext. 1 with use of Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Early bird fee is $35 per session/per student. After May 14, 2017 the fee is $40 per...
Posted: March 15, 2017
This daylight savings time set your clocks, check your stocks (logo, clock and canned goods).
When you set your clocks, remember to check your stock of emergency supplies.
Posted: March 10, 2017
Down power line with metal debris in nearby trees.
On March 6, 2017 an EF-2 tornado tracked through Scott County inflicting property damage in numerous locations throughout the county. See the track of the tornado from the National Weather Service damage survey team here: http://apps.dat.noaa.gov/StormDamage/DamageViewer/ Fortunately, no one was...
Posted: March 9, 2017
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Tax Notice Reminder The second installment of property taxes and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Friday, March 31, 2017 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: March 1, 2017
On Monday, March 6th, at 08:00, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a promotional ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office on second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Deputy Dan Furlong will be promoted to the rank of sergeant. Biography: Dan Furlong graduated from St. Ambrose University in...
Posted: March 1, 2017
County Assessor's office
The Scott County Assessor’s Office has completed the Bettendorf residential property revaluation project and homeowners in Bettendorf have been notified of their new assessments by mail. During the revaluation project, which began in mid 2015 and ended in late 2016, appraisal staff went door-to-...
Posted: February 27, 2017
Harlee Miller shoots a basketball.
Chasson Randle from Rock Island, Illinois recently signed to the NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers. Chasson has been coming to talk with the kids at Scott County Juvenile Detention Center for years. There is a nice article about him below from Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia that talks about one of our staff, Harlee Miller , being a role model for him as well as his work at Scott County JDC.
Posted: February 15, 2017
On Monday, February 13th Sheriff Lane swore in a new Scott County Deputy, Bradley Rubino. Deputy Rubino will be attending the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and then joining the Patrol Division once he has finished his field training program later this year. We would like to congratulate and welcome...
Posted: February 13, 2017
On Monday, February 13th, 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. Bradley Rubino will be hired as the newest deputy sheriff for Scott County. Bradley Rubino was raised in...
Posted: February 10, 2017
On Monday, February 6th, Sergeant Joe Caffery was promoted by Sheriff Lane to the rank of Lieutenant. Lieutenant Caffery has been assigned to 2nd and 3rd shift patrol. Biography - Joe Caffery grew up in Eldridge, Iowa and later moved to Davenport, where he graduated from West High School. Mr...
Posted: February 6, 2017
On Monday, February 6th, at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Promotional Ceremony in the Sheriff’s Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Sergeant Joe Caffery will be promoted to the rank of lieutenant, due to the vacancy left by Chief Deputy...
Posted: February 3, 2017
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous phone calls from the community that a Deputy Mark Adams contacted them advising them that they have an arrest warrant. THIS IS A SCAM This scammer is advising potential victims that an arrest warrant can be paid off by providing information...
Posted: February 3, 2017
On February 7th at 8:00 a.m., Sgt. Jeff Swanson will be recognized during the Scott County Board meeting for his 21 + years of service with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Jeff will be retiring on February 10th.
Posted: February 3, 2017
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
House District 89 Special Election voter turnout information will be updated on January 31 approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: January 31, 2017
The Scott County Health Department will be closed on Thursday, February 2, 2017 for a staff-wide training. The Department will reopen on Friday, February 3 at 8:00am.
Posted: January 27, 2017
The Sheriff’s Office had a swearing-in and a promotional ceremony this morning for two Chief Deputies to serve under Sheriff Lane. We would like to introduce and congratulate Major Shawn Roth and Major Bryce Schmidt to their new position. Major Roth will oversee operations, while Major Schmidt will...
Posted: January 17, 2017

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