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Social Distancing Print Instructions
Join public health, health systems, and community partners to minimize the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing! Remember, it’s not just about you, but about your family, friends, and community! Public Health staff have started sharing why they are social distancing. You can too! Check out the...
Posted: March 25, 2020
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AUDIO: March 24, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Availability - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 24, 2020
The Treasurers Office drop box in the parking lot of the Administrative Center.
The public health of our community is of the utmost importance. That is why the Treasurer’s Office/County General Store is currently closed to the public. However, it is important that we maintain a high level of service while keeping staff and customers safe. As always, you may contact our office...
Posted: March 24, 2020
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AUDIO: March 23, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 23, 2020
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As of 3/22/2020, it is recommended that Iowans self-isolate for 14 days if you have: Traveled outside of Iowa for business or vacation in the last 14 days. Taken a cruise anywhere in the world in the last 14 days. Traveled internationally to a country with a level 3 travel warning in the last 14 days. Live with someone who has symptoms of COVID-19 or has tested positive for COVID-19. Learn more: https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/health/covid19/recommendations
Posted: March 22, 2020
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VIDEO: A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in a Scott County resident who is a middle aged adult (41-60 years of age).
Posted: March 21, 2020
VIDEO: Scott County Health Department Director, Ed Rivers, thanks the Quad Cities community for rising up when asked to respond to the spread of COVID-19.
Posted: March 21, 2020
VIDEO: Scott County, Iowa, Health Department Director, Ed Rivers, explains social distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by new (novel) Coronavirus.
Posted: March 20, 2020
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AUDIO: March 20, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 20, 2020
Property Tax Deadline Extended
Posted: March 20, 2020
VIDEO: An important message from director, Ed Rivers regarding a COVID-19 case in Scott County.
Posted: March 19, 2020
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AUDIO: March 19, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 19, 2020
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UPDATED 5/21/2020: We greatly appreciate your support and trust, and we want the public to be able to continue to enjoy the outdoors as an opportunity to enhance both your physical and mental health, especially during this period that can create increased anxieties. In accordance with CDC...
Posted: March 19, 2020
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IN THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF IOWA TO: SHERIFF TIM LANE DIRECTIVE: RE: ACCESS TO COURTHOUSE DATE: MARCH 18, 2020 Pursuant to the authority given to me as Chief Judge, and because of the COVID-19 situation, I find it necessary to provide you with the following directive for those...
Posted: March 18, 2020
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County Offices and Departments Closed to the Public. Effective 4:00pm March 18, 2020, county departments and offices are closing to the public. This includes the Administration Center and offices in the courthouse, along with other administrative offices throughout the county. Court activities may remain open for essential proceedings, additional guidance will be offered by the courts.
Posted: March 18, 2020
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AUDIO: March 18, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 18, 2020
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AUDIO: March 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Press Briefing - Scott County Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois Health Departments COVID-19 press briefing.
Posted: March 17, 2020
COVID-19 Germs
Governor Reynolds issued a proclamation closing all dine-in restaurants and bars in Iowa beginning today, March 17th, 2020 at noon. Food service establishments can continue to operate by carryout, drive-thru or delivery. This will be in effect until March 31, 2020 at 11:59 pm. The proclamation also...
Posted: March 17, 2020
Cancelling all clinics.
ATTENTION: Effective immediately, we are CANCELLING all Immunization and STD/HIV clinics at Scott County Health Department until further notice.
Posted: March 17, 2020
For the protection of the health and safety of our customers and staff, all services are suspended for in-person transactions beginning Tuesday, March 17. We ask that customers contact our offices at 563-326-8664 or 563-386-2886 for assistance on handling transactions online, by mail or at a drop...
Posted: March 17, 2020
NOTICE: Until further notice, the Scott County Attorney’s Office will be suspending the following services at our reception counter: Driver's License Reinstatement Delinquent Fine Collection Criminal Complaints You can find new submittal information and electronic forms on their respective pages...
Posted: March 16, 2020
Protesting an Assessment: Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Scott County Assessor’s Office is closed to the public, but will continue to operate on a limited basis. All business will be conducted by phone and email only until further notice. Call 563-326-8635 or email [email protected]
Posted: March 16, 2020
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Effective immediately and until further notice, the Sheriff’s Office Civil Division and Records Division will no longer be taking walk-in customers. All business will be conducted via email and telephone. For assistance, please email or call our office. You may reach us at [email protected]
Posted: March 16, 2020
Please postpone all non-essential requests for vital records, marriage applications, boat renewals/transfers, and passports. Due to Covid 19 Corona Virus, Scott County Recorder, Rita Vargas, will be enacting different staffing in the Recorder’s Office. The health and well-being of our customers and...
Posted: March 16, 2020
What does it mean when people say practice social distancing? Right now, it means: Keep at least 6-feet between you and others. For many adults, that is approximately their arm span. Avoid shaking hands or hugging as a social greeting. Consider avoiding social gatherings/community events where you...
Posted: March 14, 2020
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VIDEO: Quad Cities COVID-19 Coalition Press Conference March 13, 2020
Posted: March 13, 2020
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Quad Cities COVID-19 Update – 3/13/2020 Due to a global increase in COVID-19, a coalition of Quad Cities area health, business, government and emergency management officials have united to assess our regional situation and provide recommendations on how to minimize the risk for community spread. We...
Posted: March 13, 2020
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Scott County Assessor’s Office is closed to the public, but will continue to operate on a limited basis. All business will be conducted by phone and email only until further notice. Call 563-326-8635 or email [email protected] Please call or email with...
Posted: March 13, 2020
Glynns Creek Golf course welcome sign.
Glynns Creek Golf Course is now open for the season (weather permitting). For more information and Tee times, please call.
Posted: March 12, 2020
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The Iowa Department of Public Health has established a hotline for questions regarding COVID-19/coronavirus. Dial 2-1-1 to have your questions answered.
Posted: March 10, 2020
Monday, March 9, 2020: Dr. Louis Katz, Medical Director for the Scott County Health Department, and community health partners provided a local update on COVID-19:
Posted: March 9, 2020
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The McCausland fire department and other surrounding fire departments will be conducting a DNR approved controlled burn around 4PM, Friday, March 6, 2020 at the McCausland Wildlife Preserve, located just east of McCausland. The controlled burn is estimated to last between 4-5 hours. McCausland Fire...
Posted: March 6, 2020
305th Street bridge between Scott Park Road and 195th Avenue.
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD OPEN NOTICE Road Involved: 305th Street is OPEN between Scott Park Road and 195th Avenue Date Opened: Thursday, May 7, 2020 Description of Closure: Road was closed for a bridge replacement. This project has been completed and the road is open to traffic. SCOTT COUNTY...
Posted: March 6, 2020
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
2020 March Special Election voter turnout information.
Posted: March 3, 2020
City street traffic.
Bi-State Regional Commission Seeks Input for Future Transportation in the Quad Cities Local officials are working with Bi-State Regional Commission staff to prepare an update of the Quad Cities Long Range Transportation Plan by early 2021. It will include transportation and economic goals, proposed...
Posted: February 13, 2020
EARLY VOTING SATELLITE LOCATIONS NOTICE FOR NORTH SCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND CITY OF ELDRIDGE SPECIAL ELECTIONS Public Notice Notice is hereby given to the voters of the North Scott School District and the City of Eldridge that Scott County will open early voting locations. Ballots for both jurisdictions will be available at all locations. Voter registration forms will be available for new registrations and changes to registrations for people already registered in the county.
Posted: February 6, 2020
The inside of a tanning bed.
On February 6, 2020, the Scott County Board of Supervisors passed and approved new Chapter 39 - Tanning Facilities to the Scott County Code of Ordinances . The code establishes an ordinance for minimum standards for inspections and provides penalties for violation of the provisions of tanning...
Posted: February 6, 2020
Breezy Point shelter overlooking the lake.
After a lot of hard work, time, and dedication, we are so excited to finally share our new and improved Reservation / Registration website! We feel the new website is more intuitive and user friendly to navigate, and it's compatible with handheld devices. Reserve your Rental (Cabins, Shelters, Olde...
Posted: February 4, 2020
At the end of January 2020, the Scott County Attorney’s Office’s Delinquent Fine Collection Program exceeded $10,000,000 in total collections for the 12 years that the program has been in existence. The Program was started back in February of 2008. Of that total--$3,674,629 has gone back to Scott...
Posted: February 4, 2020
Campers playing with hula-hoops during an indian presentation.
We have openings for children 6 - 12 yrs old who love to explore, learn about nature, and make lots of new friends! Day camps are available starting in June at Pioneer Village. Register now for one or all of the eight, 1 week adventures! Camp Information Online Registration - Now available!...
Posted: February 4, 2020
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Property Tax Notice Reminder In response to the COVID-19 disaster emergency, Governor Reynolds extended the interest and penalty deadline for the second installment of the 2018 property taxes to Saturday, July 25, 2020. Since this date falls on a weekend, payment deadline is extended to the...
Posted: February 1, 2020
30th Avenue bridge between 230th Street and 240th Street.
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD OPEN NOTICE Road Involved: 130th Avenue is OPEN between 230th Street and 240th Street Date Opened: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Description of Closure: Road was closed for a bridge replacement. This project has been completed and the road is open to traffic. SCOTT COUNTY...
Posted: January 31, 2020
Infographic detailing steps to keep food safe for super bowl parties
Food is sometimes the best part of the Super Bowl! Follow this food safety rules to make sure your game day buffet is a win! https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/communication/rules-of-game.html
Posted: January 27, 2020
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) are closely monitoring the spread of novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) in the U.S. and Iowa.
Posted: January 23, 2020
Attendees at the Disaster Conference.
CANCELLED
Posted: January 20, 2020
Train derailment LeClaire Iowa January 3, 2020 #3
Updated Press Release January 4, 2020 9:27 AM CST At 0800 Saturday morning, LeClaire Fire and Police as well as City officials met with Canadian Pacific Command staff and support members to reassess the ongoing cleanup efforts following the train derailment in downtown LeClaire. Canadian Pacific (...
Posted: January 3, 2020
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP has released an audit report on Scott County, Iowa. The County had local tax revenue of $330,558,643 for the year ended June 30, 2019, which included $23,956,900 in tax credits from the state. The County forwarded $306,601,743 of the local tax revenue to the townships, school districts, cities and other taxing bodies in the County. Find the report on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) page under Administration.
Posted: December 17, 2019
This is Bill Fennelly.
Bill Fennelly, former Scott County Treasurer (1995-2018) passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Our condolences to the Fennelly Family. Service will be Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Saint Paul’s Catholic church 916 East Rusholme St. mass at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 12-2 at the...
Posted: December 11, 2019
Glynns Creek Golf Course is officially closed for the season. However, the pro shop is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9am to 4pm, until December 21st. It’s the perfect opportunity to get gifts/gift certificates for the golfers in your life. We want to thank everyone who came out to the course...
Posted: November 26, 2019
PDF of PowerPoint Presentation Attached 12/5/2019 Public Meeting to Obtain Input on Proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspections Regulations
Posted: November 20, 2019
Public Meeting to Obtain Input on Proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspections Regulations Notice is given that Scott County will hold a public meeting to obtain input on proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspection regulations.
Posted: November 20, 2019
This is Angela Kersten.
Scott County Board announces Angela Kersten’s appointment as County Engineer November 15, 2019 Tony Knobbe, Scott County Board Chair announced the appointment of Angela Kersten as Scott County Engineer. The Board formally approved her appointment at their meeting on November 14 at 5:00pm. Ms...
Posted: November 15, 2019
NEWS RELEASE Release date: Immediate Release – November 12, 2019 Contact: Roxanna Moritz, Scott County Auditor 563-370-3915 (cell) 563-326-8631 (office) Post Election Audit Show Same Results as Election Day Matson Received 211 Votes; Rawson Received 187 In Davenport Precinct 5-3 DAVENPORT – Scott...
Posted: November 12, 2019
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
2019 City School Election voter turnout information.
Posted: November 5, 2019
New Publication Highlights Connection Between Education and Life Expectancy Publication: Preventative Medicine Reports 2019 Article: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211335519301512?via%3Dihub A recent study has focused on the link between education and life expectancy. In public...
Posted: November 4, 2019
Front Cover of FY19 Annual Report
Our Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report has been posted. https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/…/board-heal…/annual-reports
Posted: October 30, 2019
Davenport Citibus parked in the Transportation Center waiting for passengers.
Iowa Department of Transportation is inviting Iowans to share their opinions Go to Survey and Plan AMES, Iowa – Oct. 18, 2019 – A long-range plan for public transit in Iowa is currently under development. This plan supports the State Transportation Plan, Iowa in Motion 2045, in helping efficiently...
Posted: October 25, 2019
This is a HandiCharge charging station.
Scott County has recently installed seven wheelchair charging stations in various locations to make its facilities even more accessible for visitors in battery-powered wheelchairs or scooters. The charging stations have been installed at the Scott County Courthouse, Scott County Administrative Center, Scott County Park Pool, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible campgrounds in Scott County and West Lake Parks.
Posted: October 11, 2019
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Iowa Department of Revenue issues 2019 equalization order of 21% to Scott County multi-residential property values (outside the City of Davenport). Now in the fall of 2019, due to the legally required equalization process, the Iowa Department of Revenue is requiring the Scott County Assessor’s Office to again increase the January 1, 2019 assessed values of all multi-residential properties in Scott County (outside the City of Davenport) by an additional 21%. The Iowa Department of Revenue claims this increase in value is necessary to bring the 2019 assessed values of multi-residential properties into compliance and bring these properties to fair market value, based on recent market sales
Posted: October 11, 2019
Board of Review Special Session guidelines for the recent Iowa Department of Revenue issues 2019 equalization order.
Posted: October 11, 2019

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