Scott County News and Notices

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The Healthy Pregnancy Coalition wants to hear your voice and your story to help make a change in the community! The coalition is seeking new members, including clients, doulas, birth workers, and community members. There will be an interest meeting held on Thursday, June 1st, from 5:30 PM to 7:30...
Posted: May 19, 2023
Detailed Description of the Public Comment Request from Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Calling on the community to help Iowa's children and families! The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services and the University of Iowa Division of Child and Community Health are seeking public comment about the needs of children and families. They also want to hear about what services should be...
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
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins wants voters in local school districts to be aware of Special Elections on March 7th. “Voters in Davenport, Bettendorf, Durant and Calamus-Wheatland School Districts have public measures on the ballot,” said Tompkins. Early, in-office voting will begin on Wednesday, February 15th at 600 West 4th Street, 5th Floor in Davenport. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Posted: February 13, 2023
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Today, February 7, 2023, during our normal monthly siren test, Scott Emergency Communications Center tested a new system for triggering outdoor warning sirens in Scott County. Sirens in three communities did not sound as expected during the test. Technicians immediately worked to troubleshoot.
Posted: February 7, 2023
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Tax Notice Reminder The second installment of property and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Friday, March 31, 2023 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer's Office Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: February 1, 2023
The Scott County Board of Supervisors Vacancy Committee unanimously votes to appoint Davenport resident, Rita Rawson.
Posted: January 27, 2023
Deputy
We would like to Congratulate Deputy J. Johannes, Deputy K. Ahrens, and Deputy C. Law for Graduating last Friday from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. They have spent the last 16 weeks away from their families to accomplish becoming a Certified Officer. All three will have roughly another 16 weeks...
Posted: December 19, 2022
Registrations for snowmobiles and OHVs purchased during the 2022 registration cycle expire Dec. 31, 2022 . Any decal displayed on a machine with a 22 printed on it will no longer be valid for machines used on snowmobile trails, public ice, or the OHV parks. Any registration that is not renewed...
Posted: December 15, 2022
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Sunday, December 18, 2022, at 1:00 PM TEST of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system for cell phones conducted countywide by Scott County Emergency Management Agency.
Posted: December 14, 2022
Swearing in
Sheriff Lane sworn in Reserve Deputy Matt Fowler, Deputy Harrison Jestel, Deputy Eric Long, Deputy Nicholas Bougie, and Deputy Kavon Grubbs-Hampton at today’s swearing in ceremony held in Eldridge. We would like to Congratulate and Welcome these new Deputies on their new careers in law enforcement...
Posted: December 7, 2022
Please find the attached report and supporting documentation from the Administrative Recount. Please know Scott County met the State of Iowa documentation requirements on November 21, 2022 with the updated canvass documentation. Therefore, in addition to the requirements, Scott County is releasing...
Posted: December 7, 2022
Lt. Thompson
Sergeant Sean Thompson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant by Sheriff Lane. Sean Thompson was born and raised in Davenport and is a graduate of Davenport Central High School. In 1990 Sean joined the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to the Persian Gulf, Japan, Fort Bliss, Texas, Kuwait...
Posted: December 7, 2022
Sgt Weipert
Deputy Chad Weipert was promoted to the rank of Sergeant by Sheriff Lane. Sergeant Weipert was born and raised in Davenport, graduating from the Davenport Community School District and then Scott Community College with a focus in Law Enforcement. He was hired by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office in...
Posted: December 7, 2022
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On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold a Swearing in Ceremony and Promotional Ceremony at the Sheriff's Office Headquarters at 3206 South 16th Avenue in Eldridge. Matt Fowler will be sworn in as a reserve deputy sheriff, Harrison Jestel, Eric Long,...
Posted: December 6, 2022
Red and white Christmas themed flyer advertising the pro shop holiday hours.
Glynns Creek Pro Shop Open for Holiday Shopping through Dec. 22nd 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, 2022
NEWS RELEASE Release date: November 18, 2022 Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 MEDIA RELEASE: Final GE 2022 Administrative Recount Davenport – Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins shares the Administrative Recount is officially complete. “Thank you again for your patience as...
Posted: November 18, 2022
NEWS RELEASE Release date: November 17, 2022 Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 MEDIA RELEASE: GE 2022 Administrative Recount Davenport – Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins shares the Administrative Recount will continue with a final machine count on November 18, 2022 at 8:...
Posted: November 17, 2022
NEWS RELEASE Release date: November 16, 2022 Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 MEDIA RELEASE: Update-Administrative Recount Davenport – Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins shares the Administrative Recount will continue with a ballot hand count on November 17, 2022 at 8:00...
Posted: November 16, 2022
NEWS RELEASE Release date: November 11, 2022 Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 MEDIA RELEASE: Administrative Recount Davenport – Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins shares there will be an Administrative Recount for the November 8, 2022 General Election. “My job is to audit...
Posted: November 11, 2022
NEWS RELEASE Release date: Immediate Release – November 10, 2022 Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 (office) Scott County Post-Election Audit Confirms Results DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Kerri Tompkins, announced that a Post-Election Audit...
Posted: November 10, 2022
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2022 General Election voter turnout information.
Posted: November 8, 2022
Scott County Auditor Reminds Voters of Important General Election Dates DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins reminds voters that Election Day is around the corner. “It is important to me to get the correct information out and for each voter to know there are still numerous opportunities available to vote before Election Day.”
Posted: November 1, 2022
Small grass fire.
November 6, 2022 - 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: October 21, 2022
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins reminds voters that some polling places have changed due to recent redistricting across the state.
Posted: October 20, 2022
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins is excited to share another way to communicate via social media with the Scott County Iowa Auditor’s Office Face Book page.
Posted: October 14, 2022
Preview of the new Scott County Youth Justice and Rehabilitation Center.
A ground breaking ceremony for the Youth Justice and Rehabilitation Center will take place on Monday October 17, 2022 at 11:00 am. The site for the new building is located at 4715 Tremont Avenue, Davenport. Parking is available on the site or in the Dee Bruemmer Public Works Parking lot. Brief...
Posted: October 12, 2022
Reverse opioid overdose with naloxone
The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (IHHS) announced a new initiative to provide naloxone (the opioid overdose reversal medication) to Iowa organizations, businesses, and schools, in the event that their employees, agents, or volunteers encounter someone experiencing a suspected opioid overdose. Having this medication available could save someone's life.
Posted: October 7, 2022
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The event will kick off at the West Lake Campground Office in the Park Terrace Campground (Gate 5). During the event, volunteers will learn proper tree planting techniques and care. Then volunteers will put their knowledge to work by helping staff plant 15 trees throughout the campground and other...
Posted: October 5, 2022
Fight the Flu! Find a vaccine location at vaccines.gov
Visit https://www.vaccines.gov/find-vaccines/ to find a vaccine location near you: Enter your zip code. Pick what type of vaccine you are looking for. Search!
Posted: October 5, 2022
Scott County Recorder, Rita Vargas and the Iowa County Recorders Association wants to make all veterans aware that recording or requesting military records should always free of charge for a veteran .
Posted: October 4, 2022
NEWS RELEASE Release date: Immediate Release – September 16, 2022 Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 (office) Scott County Post-Election Audit Confirms Results DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Kerri Tompkins, announced that a Post-Election...
Posted: September 16, 2022
NEWS RELEASE Release date: Immediate Release – Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 (office) Scott County to Conduct Post-Election Audit DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Kerri Tompkins announced today her office will conduct a Post-Election Audit...
Posted: September 14, 2022
Scott County Auditor, Kerri Tompkins announced today that her office will mail a voting notice to each Scott County household with at least one registered voter. The notice informs voters on how to request ballots by mail and options for in-person early voting, including in the Auditor’s Office and at various satellite locations. The notice includes QR codes with links to the Auditor’s webpage for absentee ballot requests and general election information
Posted: September 8, 2022
A United States Passport.
Rita Vargas, Scott County Recorder, is extending work day hours on Thursday, September 15th, 2022, from 4:30pm until 6:30pm to provide passport acceptance services to citizens needing a first time U.S. Passport.
Posted: September 1, 2022
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins announced that Tuesday, August 30th is the first day for voters to submit requests for absentee ballots by mail for the November 8, 2022 General Election. You must request an absentee ballot in order to receive a ballot via the mail. Ballots will begin to be mailed on October 19th
Posted: August 30, 2022
Swearing In
The Scott County Sheriff's Office held a Swearing-in Ceremony this morning swearing-in Clinton Law, Kobe Ahrens, and Jeremy Johannes as our newest Deputies. They will be attending the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy for the next 17 weeks. Clinton Law, 41, was raised in Basco, IL. He earned his BA of...
Posted: August 25, 2022
Raabe Pridemore
On August 19th two of our newest Deputies graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement 304th Basic Academy. We would like to welcome back Deputy Pridemore and Raabe and congratulate them on the job well done.
Posted: August 25, 2022
The following offices are vacant on the ballot as of right now for the 2022 General Election: Allen’s Grove Township: Township Clerk Blue Grass Township: Township Trustee Cleona Township: Township Clerk Hickory Grove Township: Township Clerk Princeton Township: Township Trustee Winfield Township:...
Posted: August 25, 2022
The end of season hours for the Scott County Park Pool are as follows: Monday August 22nd through Monday, September 5th Weekdays (Mon-Fri): Closed Weekends (Sat-Sun): 12:00pm – 7:00pm Labor Day (Mon): 12:00pm – 7:00pm The pool can be reached by calling (563) 328-3282 ext 5.
Posted: August 23, 2022
Become a poll worker today. Help America Vote. National Poll Worker Recruitment Day
Learn more about being a poll worker. If you are interested, please complete this form. By filling out this form, you are expressing your interest in becoming a poll worker. Filling out this form does not commit you to serving, and it does not commit the County Auditor to hiring you. It will put...
Posted: August 15, 2022
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Property Tax Notice Reminder The first installment of property and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Friday, September 30, 2022 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer's Office Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: August 1, 2022
Corrections Officer Shayne Larson Named Unsung Hero
The Unsung Hero citation was created to recognize exceptional performance by staff who step up and go above and beyond in their duties for the jail. Officer Shayne Larson has been with the jail for 16 years and has consistently been a bright spot for the County. Officer Larson is well liked and...
Posted: July 15, 2022
county map of COVID community levels
COVID-19 Community Levels are a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data.
Posted: July 13, 2022

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