City of Davenport

Davenport voters have an opportunity to hear from candidates running for city office. The first city candidate forum will be held Tuesday night at the downtown Davenport Public Library. Six mayoral candidates, as well as 17 people running for alderman, have been invited and plan to attend.

https://tinyurl.com/yxwc4mg3 / City of Davenport, Iowa

Technically, Davenport's temporary flood barrier failed because of a lack of friction, and the force of the Mississippi River overcame its weight. A new report says several other factors contributed to the breach on April 30th.

In May, the city asked the Corps of Engineers to investigate the cause of the failure. And the engineers have now presented their report to the Davenport City Council.

Michelle O'Neill reports.


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There won't be any more "road closed" signs on River Drive for the forseeable future. 

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After years of planning, the City of Davenport and the Figge Art Museum have signed a new contract. Mayor Frank Klipsch and Museum Board President Cindy Carlson held a ceremonial signing Monday afternoon.

WVIK News

Davenport residents will have a lot of choices this fall when they choose a new mayor. Wednesday Steve Duffy announced his candidacy, and became the third person hoping to succeed Frank Klipsch who's not running for re-election.

http://cityofdavenportiowa.com/government/civil_rights / City of Davenport, Iowa

The Mayor of Davenport has removed four members of the city's Civil Rights Commission. Mayor Frank Klipsch says he sent letters and email messages (see below) to Nicole Bribriesco-Ledger, Shylee Garrett, Judy Shawver, and Benjamin Hahn.

Davenport wants to know how satisfied people are living in the city. This week, five-thousand residents will receive a survey asking about infrastructure, police and fire services, parks, and more. 

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Over the weekend, the Mississippi River crested earlier and lower than expected. The City of Davenport says on Sunday, it reached nearly half a foot above flood stage, and now the water level is slowly falling. 

Roberts Murder Reward

Jun 12, 2018
Crimestoppers

Authorities are asking for our help in solving a recent homicide in Davenport. Tuesday, Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities offered a reward of up to $5,000 for information regarding the death of Jason Roberts.

A Davenport landlord hopes to make Goose Creek Heights a safer neighborhood with security cameras. Summer Ridge Apartments has partnered with the city, and they plan to finish installing them Thursday.

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