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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
Long Grove will turn this year’s Sunday, June 9, Strawberry Festival Day into a weekend of activities, with two extra days of live music, a car show, family games and other surprises. more
A five-member utility advisory committee will guide Long Grove’s electric, water and sewer services, advising the council on rates and expenditures. more
Eldridge council members agreed to bump up the town property tax rate by two cents, which will bring in $3.44 million in property taxes. more
Property acquisition tops the Eldridge council list to commit federal pandemic aid by year’s end. more
Scott County supervisors prepared for this year’s elections by buying $416,000 in new pollbooks, bumping pay for many poll workers, and changing to lump-sum or bundled payments that cover a minimum guaranteed hours. more
Scott County supervisors shut down Riverstone Group’s plan for a concrete and asphalt recycling plant in Mount Joy, saying it is a poor fit for the growing business and residential area between Davenport and Eldridge. more
Eldridge deputy police chief Andrew Lellig bested five other applicants to win the top job, congratulations and thanks from Eldridge council members, Monday. more
Property acquisition? Parks improvements? New equipment? more
Scott County supervisors plan to let Community Health Care operate a homeless medical clinic in part of a little-used county building in central Davenport. more
Barb Vance has handled taxpayer money 45 years for Scott County, and she’s not done yet. more
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