Scott County

The pandemic will cost Scott County some money, but not as much as some other local governments and school districts. Thursday night, Budget Director David Farmer updated the board of supervisors.

Unrest in Davenport

Jun 1, 2020
WVIK News

Unrest from the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week spread across the nation over the weekend, including Davenport. Officials say Sunday night, after gathering at NorthPark mall and doing some damage, a large group of people then fanned out to other parts of the city.

Thanks to COVID-19, Community Action of Eastern Iowa is delivering a lot more food than it used to. 

https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/glynns-creek-golf-course/webcam / Glynns Creek Golf Course

A golf course in Iowa is kicking out all golfers from other states during the pandemic.

Michelle O'Neill reports Glynns Creek Golf Course in Scott County is just enforcing the governor's orders.

In Illinois, all golf courses are closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But that's not the case in Iowa. 

https://tinyurl.com/wz8jwo9 / Scott County, Iowa

Anyone who wants to get ready for spring flooding can learn how on Saturday. The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, Davenport, and Buffalo will host "Leap into Flood Preparation" at Modern Woodmen Park. The resource fair is for property owners and others affected by flooding in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas.

WVIK News

The Iowa Quad Cities will continue to welcome legal refugees. That was the unanimous decision by the Scott County board of supervisors this week in response to the Trump Administration's policy of allowing local governments to refuse them.

Work has started on the Scott County budget for next year. On Tuesday, staff made their first presentation to the board of supervisors, and that'll be followed by several study sessions, leading up to final approval in March.

Roxanna Moritz

Now serving her third term as Scott County Auditor, Roxanna Moritz would like to serve a fourth. This week, she announced plans to run again for the job she's held since 2008.

Scott County

Tony Knobbe will lead the Scott County Board of Supervisors for another year. Thursday morning, he was elected chair during the board's annual organizational meeting. 

Iowa DNR

It's now official - the state will help pay for the "renovation" of West Lake Park in Scott County. Last week, the Iowa DNR's Natural Resource Commission formally approved paying 75 per cent of the cost, or 2.2 million dollars. And the Scott County Conservation Board approved paying 25 per cent - 751,000 dollars.

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