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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
Neighborhood image.
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
On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 9:00 am, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a swearing in ceremony for the appointment of Shawn Roth as Chief Deputy. The ceremonies will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Pavilion Conference Room. Major Shawn Roth Biography - Shawn Roth grew up in...
Posted: January 13, 2017
On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 9:00 am, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a promotion ceremony held for the promotion of Lt. Bryce Schmidt to Chief Deputy. The ceremonies will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Pavilion Conference Room. Major Bryce Schmidt Biography - Bryce Schmidt...
Posted: January 13, 2017
This is the Sheriff and new deputy.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to welcome our new Deputy Eric George. He was sworn in today by Sheriff Lane. Deputy Eric George was born and raised in Davenport and graduated from Assumption High School and attended St. Ambrose University where Eric majored in Criminal Justice. Eric...
Posted: January 6, 2017
Scott County Sheriff shoulder patch.
On Friday, January 6, 2017 at 9:00, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Swearing-In Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse in the Sheriff’s administration conference room. Due to a deputy sheriff vacancy, Eric George has been hired as the...
Posted: January 5, 2017
Side of a Scott County Sheriff vehicle.
On January 4th, 2017 Scott Emergency Communications received a call of an accident involving a train and car in the 23000 block of Great River Road. They dispatched deputies from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, along with LeClaire Fire Department, and MEDIC Ambulance. Upon arrival deputies...
Posted: January 4, 2017
Swearing in of Sheriff Tim Lane.
Sheriff Tim Lane was sworn in the morning of January 3, 2017 at the Board of Supervisors meeting by Chief Judge Marlita Greve.
Posted: January 3, 2017
Swearin in Meeting of the Board of Supervisors.
Ken Beck and Tony Knobbe were sworn in the morning of January 3, 2017 as new Supervisors at the Board of Supervisors meeting.
Posted: January 3, 2017
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
Senate District 45 Special Election voter turnout information will be updated on December 27th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: December 27, 2016
Food on the grill.
Looking for ServSafe Classes to attend? Here are some opportunities: Eastern Iowa Community College will be offering ServSafe classes. The course is for foodservice managers and teaches basic sanitation principles. It also fulfills the demonstration of knowledge requirement under the new Iowa Food...
Posted: December 16, 2016
Snow skies propped up being dried next to a fireplace.
The Wapsi River Center invites you to get outdoors this winter and get active by snowshoe or ski. Our cross-country ski and snowshoe loan program requires just a few steps to enjoy these healthy, low-impact, outdoor recreational opportunities. We require a minimum of 4” of base and reserve the...
Posted: December 16, 2016
2 Steps to Save a Life. 1. Dial 911 2. Press Hard and Fast
Learn Hands-Only CPR to Save Lives Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It’s recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an out-of-hospital setting. Hands-Only CPR is easy to learn, doesn't require rescue breaths, but can still save lives! The...
Posted: December 13, 2016
i PLEDGE logo.
SCOTT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO PARTNER WITH IOWA ABD FOR TOBACCO, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE AND VAPOR PRODUCT EDUCATION AND ENFORCEMENT Davenport, Iowa (December 09, 2015) – The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands...
Posted: December 12, 2016
The Scott County Assessor’s Office is wrapping up the Bettendorf residential property revaluation project, which started in early 2015. Appraisers are still, and will remain in the field through the end of the year, canvasing the City of Bettendorf doing final property inspections, data accuracy...
Posted: December 1, 2016
Glynns Creek Golf Course is closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you again in the spring. If you would like to schedule outings or have questions, please call (563) 328-3284 and I will return your call as soon as possible. Thanks! John Valliere, Golf Professional
Posted: November 29, 2016
Glynns Creek Pro Shop Open for Holiday Shopping through Dec. 23rd 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, 2016
Take the Test Take Control - World AIDS Day December 1, 2016
In recognition of World AIDS Day, free HIV/STD testing is available on December 1st from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center.
Posted: November 23, 2016
Scott County Sheriff's Office wall sign.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all of the agencies that assisted in the Patriot Mobile Home Park Sexual Abuse Case. We would also like to recognize our Detectives who put in endless hours for this investigation. The following is a press release that was released November 23,...
Posted: November 23, 2016
Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) Iowa Department of Public Safety Seal Logo.
Numerous Iowa law enforcement agencies across Iowa will be participating in the Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) Special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP) during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, November 20-27, 2016. This is the first of many sTEP projects scheduled for the 2016-2017...
Posted: November 17, 2016
Special Board Meeting Canvass of Votes Agenda, Packet, Minutes
Posted: November 15, 2016
On November 14th, 2016 at approximately 9:05 P.M., a call was received by the Scott Emergency Communications Center of a single vehicle roll over in the 25500 block of 260th Avenue. The 25500 block of 260th Avenue is located in the eastern part of Scott County near Princeton IA. This road is a...
Posted: November 15, 2016
Roll of "I Voted" stickers.
General Election voter turnout information will be updated on November 8th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: November 8, 2016
Des Moines and Urbandale police seals over a blue line.
Joint Media Release November 2nd, 2016 It is with great sadness today that we learn of the shooting deaths of two Des Moines metro area police officers early this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the fallen officers and the brave men and women of the Des Moines Police...
Posted: November 2, 2016
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved : 225th Street will be closed between 260th Avenue and 270th Avenue Date Closed : Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Description of Closure : Road will be closed for a culvert replacement over a Tributary to Bud Creek. The road may be closed for 10...
Posted: October 31, 2016
Image of the bridge crossing the creek.
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved: 85th Avenue will be closed between 265th Street and Allens Grove Road Date Closed: Monday, October 31, 2016 through Friday, November 4, 2016 Description of Closure: Road will be closed for exploratory soil borings at the bridge over the...
Posted: October 27, 2016
DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor Roxanna Moritz announced today that her office is now providing a new, Interactive Sample Ballot available on the Scott County website. “As part of our commitment to provide quality service to our voters, I am pleased to offer an accessible, Interactive Sample Ballot to all registered voters in Scott County,” Moritz said. “This system is convenient, simple and completely safe for voter use.” The Interactive Sample Ballot can be found on the Auditor’s Page of the Scott County website at https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/auditor/sample-ballots
Posted: October 24, 2016
Three voters posing for a selfie in front of the my vote counts poster.
Do you want to show the world that you are a voter? Maybe express your pride in voting? Do you think the “I Voted” sticker a bit old fashioned? Then we have the solution for you. After you vote take a selfie with our new “My Vote Counts” poster as your background. It’s the new, digital, “I Voted”...
Posted: October 20, 2016
Bad weather captured by the Scott County webcam.
The Scott County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Cities of Davenport and Bettendorf and Scott County are finalizing plans to conduct a damage assessment survey in several areas of the County impacted by the EF-1 tornado that damaged the properties in the area last Thursday, October 6, 2016.
Posted: October 11, 2016
It is not too late to fight the flu with a flu shot. Find a clinic near you.
Posted: October 6, 2016
Picture of existing 230th St. Bridge from the side.
Scott County Secondary Road OPEN Notice Road Involved: 230th Street is OPEN between 130th Avenue and 140th Avenue Date Opened: Friday, December 2, 2016 Description of Closure: The road was closed for a bridge replacement project over Hickory Creek. This project has been substantially completed and...
Posted: October 3, 2016
Water Over Road warning sign surrounded by flood waters.
Update: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Flood water has rescinded from the roadway and all routes listed are passable. Original Post: Scott County Secondary Road Department impassable road notice due to flooding. Roads Involved: Y68 / Scott Park Road / Veterans Way (Old Highway 61) is closed at the...
Posted: September 29, 2016
a grass fire.
UPDATED NOTICE: The burn ban expired October 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM. Please remember that many communities in Scott County have other burn ordinances that remain in effect. This action does not affect local laws and rules regarding open burning. --- PREVIOUS NOTICE: A burn ban for Scott County was...
Posted: September 27, 2016
Picture of 100th Avenue finished resurfacing project.
Scott County Secondary Road Closure Notice Road Involved: 100th Avenue from Hwy 61 south 2.4 miles Date of Construction: Thursday, September 15, 2016 through October 7, 2016 Description of Construction: Construction of an asphalt resurfacing project will occur on 100th Avenue. The project will...
Posted: September 15, 2016
**Update** Names Released - The Ford Explorer in the accident from September 11th, 2016 in LeClaire, IA was driven by Darryl Wilson, 52 year old male from Silvis, IL. The two persons killed on the motorcycles are; William Bruce Griffith, 57 year old male of Davenport, Iowa and Ronald Gene Fox, 59...
Posted: September 12, 2016
Help your family to be ready in the event of an emergency or disaster by laying out an emergency communications plan: https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan
Posted: September 9, 2016
Why is personal hygiene so important when preparing food? Because germs are not always destroyed by cooking. http://www.foodsafetymonth.com/Home
Posted: September 9, 2016

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