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County backs Ascentra HQ tax incentives

Scott County Supervisors support Bettendorf’s use of property tax rebates as a cash incentive for Ascentra Credit Union’s planned expansion in downtown. more

County supervisors set TIF incentive guidelines: Officials hope to send message to area towns

Property tax incentives to business should be targeted to reverse blight, boost property values and create, new, high-paying manufacturing jobs, according to standards unanimously approved by the Scott County Board of Supervisors. more

Firefighters want fixes for priority dispatch

One in four emergency medical and fire calls in the county this year proceeded without lights and sirens, an indication the Scott Emergency Communication Center priority dispatching is working, SECC Executive Director Denise Pavlik said. more

Eldridge roads almost ready

Warmer forecasts leave Eldridge leaders heartened that decorative red concrete can be completed and lights erected on Second Street so downtown will be open Dec. 1 for the Hometown Holiday celebration. more

Mending fences: NS schools deed property to resolve neighbor’s concern

Hallie Eller will get the 5-foot swath of North Scott school district property she needs to build an addition on her home next to the high school practice fields. more

Council launches sewer project under budget

Competitive bidding and some belt-tightening contract revisions brought the price of Eldridge’s new sewer plant down 5 percent below an estimated $8.5 million. more

One big pond: Council agrees city should own Winfield stormwater area

Long Grove council members support a regional storm water detention plan for developer Dale Grunwald’s existing Winfield Estate subdivision and the next two additions. more

O’Boyle seeks third term; Wilcox to challenge Limberg in Long Grove

Eldridge Mayor Marty O’Boyle and council members Frank King and Brian Dockery say they will seek reelection. more

Home additions may gain some extra room

Eric Gruenhagen remains ready to start work on his home addition the instant Eldridge council members provide a formal exception to the city’s hard and fast 30-foot setback rule. more

Incumbent Limberg faces challenge from former city clerk

Candidate profiles of Michael Limberg and Jackie Wilcox more

First candidate steps up for water district

Last year, Valerie Van Ee and Julia Guy joined more than 50 Park View residents crowded into water and sanitary district board meetings with concerns about persistently brown water. more

Long Grove seeks water/sewer operator

Long Grove City Council members’ plan to hire a temporary, part-time water and sewer plant operator fizzled when the applicant accepted, then declined to take the job. more
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