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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: June 12, 2024
NEWS RELEASE Release date: Immediate Release – June 10, 2024 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 of...
Posted: June 10, 2024
Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Kerri Tompkins announced today her office will conduct a Post-Election Audit on June 7, 2024, at 9:30 am at the Scott County Administrative Center, 600 W 4th Street, Davenport, Board Room on the first floor. The post-election audit will include the Scott County precinct of D73 selected by lot by the Office of Iowa Secretary of State. Each county in Iowa will conduct an audit of one precinct from that county. The office of U.S. House race for each political party will be hand counted and compared to the machine count of the same ballots.
Posted: June 5, 2024
May 31, 2024 Update # 2: At approximately 01:00 am, most landline services across Iowa were restored, including all 911 services. Locally, Scott Emergency Communications Center, Emergency Management, and most partners have restored landline service. Scott Emergency Communications Center and...
Posted: May 30, 2024
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Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program | Disaster Proclamation
Posted: May 25, 2024
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Wapsipinicon River is Projected to Reach a Major Flood Stage
Posted: May 23, 2024
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins announced that elections.scottcountyiowa.gov will officially go online on Friday, April 26.
Posted: April 26, 2024
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING -- PROPOSED BUDGET Fiscal Year July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025 County Name: SCOTT COUNTY County Number: 82 The County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year County budget as follows: Meeting Date: 4/25/2024 Meeting Time: 05:00 PM Meeting...
Posted: April 10, 2024
Open daily 9am-6pm for self-guided tours . Admission/donation: $2.00 adults, $1.00 children, under 5 free. Bring the family out to tour our 19 historical buildings depicting life in rural Iowa from early settler times to the 1940’s. http://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/conservation/pioneer-village
Posted: April 1, 2024
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins announced the period to submit requests for absentee ballots by mail for the June 4 Primary Election is now open. Iowa law allows county auditors to accept absentee ballot requests no more than 70 days before an election. “Please plan ahead if you know you will not be able to vote in-person on June 4,” said Tompkins.
Posted: March 27, 2024
Release date: March 25, 2024 Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 Absentee ballot date reminders for Primary Election on June 4, 2024 coming soon to Scott County voters’ mailboxes Davenport – Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins wants to educate voters on important absentee...
Posted: March 25, 2024
NEWS RELEASE Release date: March 19, 2024 Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 Scott County Auditor, Kerri Tompkins, and her staff have released the notice to property taxpayers today. “House File 718 was passed on May 4, 2023 via Iowa legislators to keep property owners...
Posted: March 19, 2024
NEW 2024 ASSESSMENT AND PROPERTY DATA The Assessor's new 2024 property data and assessed values will be updated to the Scott County Assessor’s Beacon website on or before April 1, 2024. Also, assessment change notices will be mailed out before April 1, to any property where the assessment changed...
Posted: March 11, 2024
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins announced that her office is accepting nomination papers from candidates for partisan county offices for the June 4, 2024 Primary Election. The results of the Primary Election will determine the candidates for the Democratic, Libertarian and Republican parties for offices in the November General Election. The filing period ends at 5:00 pm Friday March 22, 2024.
Posted: March 4, 2024
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The Scott County burn ban was lifted on 03/06/2024 at 11:00 am
Posted: February 26, 2024
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Property Tax Notice Reminder The second installment of property and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Monday, April 1, 2024 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer's Office Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: February 1, 2024
Be on the look out for some changes to Scott County Land Records Search in the coming weeks. Land Records search hosted by COTT will be unavailable after Friday, February 23 7:00 PM . No online search available the weekend of February 24-25. A new Land Records search system hosted by FIDLAR will...
Posted: February 1, 2024
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Test of Scott County’s Wireless Emergency Alert System on December 30, 2023, at 01:00 PM. The Scott County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will conduct a targeted, one-mile radius TEST of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system for cell phones in unincorporated Scott County, near 240th Street and 230th Avenue, (approximately 1.25 miles south of Lost Grove Lake). This test will be conducted on December 30, 2023, at 01:00 PM.
Posted: December 28, 2023
Release date: December 18, 2023 – release immediately Contact: Kerri Tompkins, Scott County Auditor 563-326-8631 Candidate Guide is Available the June 4, 2024 Primary Election DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins announced today the Candidate Guide ( https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/...
Posted: December 18, 2023
NOW AVAILABLE AS A ONE-HOUR VIRTUAL COURSE Since the 1970s, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development (CED) has conducted training workshops for township trustees and clerks to help them better understand their roles and responsibilities and how to deliver...
Posted: December 5, 2023
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins announced the Recount Board Report has been received as of today, Friday, December 1, 2023. The re-canvass is scheduled for Monday, December 4, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. and will take place in the Scott County Board of Supervisor Room at the Scott County Administration Building, 600 W 4 Street in Davenport.
Posted: December 1, 2023
Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Kerri Tompkins, announced that a Post-Election Audit of the ballots cast at BG of Scott County, Blue Grass Public Safety Building, in the recent City School election confirmed the results from election night.
Posted: November 9, 2023
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2023 City School Election voter turnout information.
Posted: November 7, 2023
Iowa Farmer Survey
Calling All Iowa Farmers! Your Voice Matters! Please complete a short survey on Iowa agriculture vehicle regulations to better serve you. Visit https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/1ed1242ed97843f49f365075c4660830 Help the Iowa DOT better understand your needs and ensure our information is useful...
Posted: November 1, 2023
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Admission : FREE with food donation for the North Scott Food Pantry Stroll along the beautifully decorated board walk See old world craft demonstrations throughout the Village Visit Santa in the Damman Building Listen to Christmas music in the church Purchase cookies & hot chocolate in the Soda...
Posted: November 1, 2023
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins reminds voters they can begin casting their ballot today at the Scott County Auditor’s Office on the first floor. In addition, there will be other early voting opportunities before the November 7, 2023 Election Day.
Posted: October 18, 2023
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REAP Builds Communities: Attend this year’s regional assembly to help build yours! Are you interested in improving natural resources such as soil, water, air, wildlife, and habitat for the direct benefit of Muscatine & Scott Counties? Please join us on Thursday, October 26, 2023, from 10:00 am...
Posted: October 11, 2023
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
2023 Davenport City Primary Election voter turnout information.
Posted: October 10, 2023
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Plan to be at West Lake Park on Saturday, October 21st approximately 2,000 Rainbow Trout will be released as part of the Iowa DNR community trout stocking program. There will be 200 tagged trout, and prizes will be awarded to those who catch a tagged fish during the event. Prizes will not be...
Posted: October 9, 2023
Scott County Auditor Reminds Davenport Voters In-Person Early Voting Begins Today for the October 10 Davenport City Primary Election DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins reminds City of Davenport voters they can begin casting their ballot today at the Scott County Auditor’s Office on the first floor. “Absentee ballots are ready and available for the Davenport City Primary Election,” said Tompkins and “Since there is a mayoral primary, every eligible voter in the City of Davenport can vote.”
Posted: September 20, 2023
Renew your ATV/OHV/Snowmobile on or before December 31, 2023 to avoid the $5 late fee.
Posted: September 1, 2023
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The past comes alive at Pioneer Village on both Sunday, September 3rd and Monday, September 4th from 11-4pm. Please join us for some old fashioned fun! Old world crafts demonstrated by Friends of the Pioneer Village Ice cream available in the Soda Shop & root beer in the family friendly Saloon...
Posted: August 16, 2023
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Davenport, Iowa (August 4, 2023) Ken Beck, Scott County Board Chair, announced the appointment of Paul Andorf as the Director for Scott County’s newly established MEDIC EMS Department at the Board of Supervisor’s meeting this evening. Scott County will formally acquire MEDIC EMS on January 1, 2024. With over three decades of experience in Emergency Medical Services, twenty-seven of them with MEDIC EMS, and an excellent academic background, Mr. Andorf brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Scott County.
Posted: August 4, 2023
What do you think about plastic litter in our community? The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI), and Xstream Cleanup along with local partners want to know what YOU think during a local action plan workshop. Join one for prizes,...
Posted: August 1, 2023
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Property Tax Notice Reminder The first installment of property and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Monday, October 2, 2023 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer's Office Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: August 1, 2023
Road work detour map for Scott County Park, Pioneer Village and Glynns Creek Golf Course
BEGINNING MONDAY JULY 31st . US 61 Northbound Exit and Scott County Park Road F-41 Southbound Entrance ramps will be closed through the end of September due to road construction work. While these ramp closures are taking place, you will be detoured around the work zone using the old U.S. 61/Scott...
Posted: July 28, 2023
Wilson
Deputy Mason Wilson our newest Deputy Sheriff was sworn in by Sheriff Tim Lane. Mason Wilson was born in Davenport, Iowa and grew up in the Quad Cities. Mason graduated from Pleasant Valley High School in 2013 and graduated from Scott Community College in 2015 with an associate degree in IT/Applied...
Posted: July 13, 2023
The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 1, 2023 through January 10, 2024 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, July 31st, 2023 by...
Posted: July 1, 2023
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins announced today the Candidate Guide, (www.sos.iowa.gov/elections/clerkssecretary) is available via the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office for the City-School Election this fall. “I encourage candidates to turn in their packets early in the filing period to allow time for any concerns. We also have great resources linked to our website (www.scottcountyiowa.gov/auditor/candidates), including a video that explains how to review the full process with specific details,” shared Tompkins.
Posted: June 26, 2023
Links and signatures needed table for 2023 City/School Election.
Posted: June 22, 2023
health and wellness resource fair june 24
The Scott County Health Department is spearheading the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Resource Fair at the Freight House Farmers Market this Saturday, June 24th, from 8 AM until 1 PM. The purpose of the Health and Wellness Resource Fair is to provide easy access to supportive health and wellness...
Posted: June 20, 2023
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On Monday, June 19, 2023, at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold a promotional ceremony in the Sheriff’s Administration Conference Room in the Scott County Courthouse. Corrections Officer Alyssa Cousins and Corrections Officer Andrew Stark will be promoted to the rank of sergeant...
Posted: June 16, 2023
QC Triathlon
ROAD Closure – This Saturday the 17th between 6:30 – 11:00 am 160th Street (Locust), 110th Ave (near West Lake Park) and part of 70th Ave (south of Walcott) will be CLOSED for the QC Triathlon. Please take an alternate route.
Posted: June 14, 2023
Cops N Bobbers
Join Iowa DNR and the Sheriff's Office for Cops n’ Bobbers on July 8th from 9 am - 11 am at Lost Grove Lake! Kids 15 & under can fish with local law enforcement officers. Don’t have a fishing pole? No problem, equipment is provided! See you there!
Posted: June 14, 2023
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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