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The City of Davenport is taking the state auditor to court over an investigation into $1.9 million in settlements paid out to former city employees. more
Eldridge city council and staff filed Freedom of Information Act requests to compel the city utility board to divulge text, emails, bylaws, and meeting recordings. more
Eighty-thousand Scott County property taxpayers will be mailed official tax hearing notices this month that local elected officials say will be impossible to understand. more
Council members voted to restrict future tobacco or vape stores to the city’s industrial areas. more
Supervisors bought three Ford trucks from McGrath Auto, Hiawatha, which provided bids lower than Lindquist Ford, Bettendorf, and Stivers Ford, Waukee. more
A joint meeting of three elected members of the Eldridge city council and two appointed utility board members disclosed reasons behind a simmering conflict that led to the threat of a lawsuit from the utility board. more
Eldridge utility board members say they are prepared to sue the city and council to keep longtime utility board chairman Brock Kroeger. more
Eldridge council members agreed Monday to contract with a new liability insurance provider after the city’s longstanding insurer declined to renew coverage due to concerns over the city’s claim history. more
A portion of the $44 million St. Joan of Arc Catholic school under construction in Bettendorf will be financed tax free under an agreement approved March 1 by Scott County supervisors. more
Eldridge electric customers can expect flat rates, and lower power rate adjustments in the next fiscal year. more
New Princeton police chief Freddy Almanza is patrolling in a new Ford pickup truck, bought by the city council. more
Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins is running again to continue serving the position she was appointed to fill a vacancy in June 2021, and won election in November of 2022. more
City Councilman Scott Campbell was recognized by the Park Board for his 17 years of service and dedication to Eldridge parks as a member and Chairman of the Park Board. more
Eldridge council members enacted a new employee handbook and passed a residency requirement that will force changes in the city’s utility department, including ouster of long-time utility board chairman Brock Kroeger. more
Scott County Board Chairman Ken Beck will seek a third term on the Board of Supervisors. more
Matt Trimble, 53, of Davenport, is running for Scott County auditor after serving as an AEA educator, labor organizer, and county chairman for the Democratic Party. more
Scott County supervisors promised to provide local match funds needed if the state of Iowa provides grants for the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds to fund a $1.5 million grandstand renovation, and the Figge Art Museum to install a $900,000 exterior light show. more
Eldridge mayor Frank King swore in Andrew Lellig as new police chief. more
Six-percent negotiated wage increases next year for county jail staff won’t be enough to resolve staffing shortages that threaten to significantly change jail operations, Sheriff Tim Lane told supervisors. more
Long Grove is looking to revive a park board with five members who can implement a new park plan, identify long term needs and promote park use. more
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