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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
Veteran Scott County sheriff’s Lt. Thomas Gibbs is running again for sheriff, this time as a Democrat. more
Scott, Cedar and Muscatine County landowners have more power than legislators to stop carbon waste pipelines planned through the counties, said two state legislators eager to see Iowa eliminate eminent domain as an option for developers. more
Barb Vance has handled taxpayer money 45 years for Scott County, and she’s not done yet. more
School alarms meant for fire safety may inadvertently jeopardize lives if Iowa legislators do not pass a bill crafted around North Scott schools’ alarm policy. more
Longtime Eldridge city engineer Greg Schaapveld will be the new Scott County Planning and Development director. more
Eldridge council members dropped the city’s long affiliation with Brooks Law attorneys and hired Allison Wright, of Pappas and Wright, Rock Island, for the city’s most frequent legal needs. more
Eldridge council members were scheduled to consider 14.3 percent raises for public works director Brian Wessel and sewer plant superintendent Tony Rupe as part of a transition plan for consolidating management of those departments. more
Princeton’s city trail committee will live on, and consider other uses for the $50,000 the city has saved over the past 10 years for a U.S. 67 trail. more
Scott County Democrats echoed the sentiment of President Joe Biden when it came time to caucus: This is not a time to be complacent. more
Republicans made it to school Monday, filling nearly every space in the snowy North Scott High School parking lot to give the U.S. its first political lesson of the election year. more
Scott County’s new information technology strategic assessment advises a bigger staff to collaborate more directly with county departments, not just respond to tech requests. more
Scott County supervisors selected Ken Beck to continue as board chairman, at the Jan. 2 organizational meeting held at the administration center. more
Eldridge council members approved new stop signs for roads in Eldridge’s newest subdivisions. more
Republicans bring rural Scott County precinct caucuses to North Scott High School, Jan. 15, while Democrats countywide convene at Davenport North High School. more
Should the city of Eldridge improve the amplification of council meetings now, or wait until a new city hall is built? more
Without a word of public discussion, Eldridge council members voted 4-0 at a special Jan. 2 meeting to pay a negotiated retirement settlement of $122,726 to police chief Joe Sisler, including a full year’s salary, accrued vacation, sick time and comp time, and a lump sum to his retirement account. more
Eldridge city council members were scheduled to meet Tuesday, Jan. 2, after The NSP deadline, to consider a retirement offer agreed to by police chief Joe Sisler. Find coverage of that meeting online at northscottpress.com, and in next week's edition. more
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