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2nd St Resurfacing Project
2nd St Resurfacing Project
09/29/2022
Resurfacing work on 2nd St between Harrison and the Government Bridge to begin
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Parks and Recreation Earns National Reaccreditation
09/26/2022
The City of Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department successfully earned national reaccreditation for the second time in the last 10 years.
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N Division St Reconstruction
N Division St Reconstruction
09/23/2022
Division St will be closed from W 76th St to the Soccer Complex
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Division St Reconstruction from 12th to Locust
Division St Reconstruction from 12th to Locust
09/23/2022
Division St will re-open one northbound lane of travel is construction transitions
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Updates to Scott County 5-Year Hazard Mitigation Plan Underway
Updates to Scott County 5-Year Hazard Mitigation Plan Underway
09/19/2022
The 5-year plan update is a critical activity that invests in the Community’s future
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Davenport Selected to Participate in Marine Litter Project
Davenport Selected to Participate in Marine Litter Project
09/16/2022
Pilot project to reduce land-based sources of marine litter, trash capture devices are being
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Central Park and Hickory Grove Rd Reconstruction
Central Park and Hickory Grove Rd Reconstruction
09/16/2022
A multi-phased project to reconstruct the Central Park between Cedar and Lincoln, and Hickory
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2022 American Legion Post 26 Awards
09/13/2022
American Legion Post 26 honored Davenport Police Officer Michael Catton and Davenport Firefighters Tyler Schmidt, Ben Weinstein, and Will Schorg as American Legion Post 26 Police Officer and Firefighters of the Year recipients.
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The City of Davenport Urban Deer Hunt program will see changes effective the start of the 2022-2023 season. Due to safety concerns for hunters, residents, and staff, hunting on public lands, which includes all City parks, will no longer be authorized through the program. Hunting on private land will still be authorized within City limits.
Urban Deer Hunt Program Makes Changes
09/08/2022
The City of Davenport Urban Deer Hunt program will see changes effective the start of the 2022-2023 season. Due to safety concerns for hunters, residents, and staff, hunting on public lands, which includes all City parks, will no longer be authorized through the program. Hunting on private land will still be authorized within City limits.
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Community survey we want your feedback.
Community surveys sent to randomly selected households
09/06/2022
Surveys seek input on City services and budget priorities for City Council
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DPD Swears In Four New Officers
08/26/2022
Mayor Mike Matson swore in four new Davenport Police Officers Wednesday night at the City Council meeting. Officer Zachary Morgan, Officer Omar Alcala, Officer Mark Rappel, and Officer Riley McIntyre graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy's 16-week Basic Training Course on August 19.
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Davenport CitiBus awarded $4.8M in FTA Bus and Low- and No-Emission Grant
08/16/2022
The City of Davenport is excited to announce it will be adding four electric buses to Davenport CitiBus beginning in early 2024, thanks to an award of over $4.8 million in Federal Transit Administration Bus and Low- and No-Emission Grant funds.
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2022 DPD Accreditation
Davenport Police Department Earns Seventh National Accreditation
07/27/2022
The Davenport Police Department earned its seventh award for Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) at the organization’s conference in Chicago, IL on Saturday, July 23, 2022.
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CITY OF DAVENPORT SELECTS MAJOR JEFFERY BLADEL AS NEW CHIEF OF POLICE
CITY OF DAVENPORT SELECTS MAJOR JEFFERY BLADEL AS NEW CHIEF OF POLICE
07/18/2022
The City of Davenport is pleased to announce that 27-year veteran of the Davenport Police Department Major Jeffery Bladel has been selected as the new Police Chief effective August 30. Bladel will succeed Davenport Police Chief Paul Sikorski following his retirement in August.
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Davenport Flood Resilience Study Implementation
Davenport Flood Resilience Study Implementation
06/30/2022
Use this page to follow along as the City strengthens its response to riverfront flooding
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Regional Transportation Survey
Regional Transportation Survey
06/13/2022
Davenport CitiBus and others are seeking public input on travel choices and mobility options
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2022 Flood Response
2022 Flood Response
06/03/2022
News and updates on 2022 flood response
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Officers Daniel Hylton, Steven Anderson, Marcus Terry, Michael Hogan, and Ryan Welzenbach pose for a photo.
Five Davenport Police Officers Sworn-in
04/29/2022
Mayor Mike Matson swore-in five new Davenport Police Officers at Wednesday nights council meeting.
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CHIEF SIKORSKI ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM DAVENPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT
04/28/2022
Davenport Police Chief Paul Sikorski has announced that he will be retiring on August 29, 2022 after 34 years of dedicated service to the Davenport Police Department.
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Davenport Fire is hosting Station Open Houses to celebrate 140 years.
Davenport Fire Department Host Station Open Houses
04/06/2022
Tour the fire stations, learn about the Davenport Fire Department, speak with Davenport firefighters, and celebrate the 140th year of Davenport Fire at these community events.
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2021/2022 Snow and Ice Event Response
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Holiday Closing - Presidents' Day
Holiday Closing - Presidents' Day
02/16/2022
The City of Davenport will observe Presidents’ Day as a holiday on February 21, 2022. The following is a list of City facility closures and solid waste information.
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Party in the Park Returns for Summer 2022
01/20/2022
Meet your neighbors, speak with City staff and elected officials, and celebrate the summer at this popular community event
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Holiday Closing - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
01/11/2022
The City of Davenport will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday on January 17, 2022. The following is a list of City facility closures and solid waste information.
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Library Announces Kanopy Streaming
12/08/2021
The Davenport Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of Kanopy to their digital offerings
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Holiday Cheer Comes to Davenport Parks
11/23/2021
Fejervary Holiday Lights Show and Vander Veer Poinsettia and Lights Display Return
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Davenport hosts first evening Halloween parade since 2014
10/28/2021
Downtown Davenport will be filled with ghouls and goblins this Saturday, October 30 as the City’s annual Halloween parade kicks off at 6:30 p.m. from 3rd Street and Pershing Avenue.
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What to Know - October 20 Cycle
10/19/2021
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Mallory Merritt was Recognized by International City/County Management Association as the recipient of the organization’s 2021 Early Career Leadership Award in Memory of William H. Hansell, Jr.
Merritt Recognized by International City/County Management Association
10/05/2021
Mallory Merritt, Assistant City Administrator and Chief Financial Officer, was honored by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) as the recipient of the organization’s 2021 Early Career Leadership Award in Memory of William H. Hansell, Jr.
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THE DAVENPORT DREAM PROJECT MAKES THIRD ROUND AWARDS
09/20/2021
The Davenport DREAM Project recently announced award recipients for the third round of the program. Thirty-seven Davenport residents have been selected for the program that is aimed at inspiring renewed interest in the unique architecture and character found in neighborhoods in Davenport.
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What to Know - September 15 Cycle
What to Know - September 15 Cycle
09/14/2021
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Mayor Mike Matson announces the funding for the Youth Assessment Program surrounded by community partners.
Funding Announcement Made For Youth Assessment Program
08/10/2021
YAP will provide holistic needs assessment and care coordination for youth and families
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Mayor Mike Matson is joined by community representatives as they announce the Home Base partnership.
Scott County designated a Home Base Iowa Community
08/05/2021
Veterans who move into Davenport and purchase a home now may be eligible for up to $8,250 in relocation incentives thanks to a new partnership between the City of Davenport, Scott County and Home Base Iowa (HBI).
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What to Know - August 4 Cycle
08/03/2021
City staff is taking steps to address numerous issues including congestion, access points, and pedestrian safety at the intersection of Brady Street and 65th Street/Veterans Memorial Parkway, including applying for an Iowa DOT “Traffic Safety Improvement Program” grant for a traffic safety study. With Council approval, the grant would fund 100% of the cost of the traffic study, which is expected to be $80,000.
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American Cruise Lines Arrives to Davenport for Quad Cities Bix Weekend Celebrations
07/23/2021
American Cruise Lines is pleased to announce that America, one of their beautiful Mississippi riverboats, will arrive to Davenport this Saturday, July 24 in time to be a part of the Quad Cities big “Bix” weekend celebrations.
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What to Know - July 21 Cycle
07/20/2021
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What to Know - July 7 Cycle
07/06/2021
More neighborhood streets could soon see improvements as Council considers awarding contracts for three more projects. Included in the projects is Johnson Avenue between Fairmount Street and Gayman Avenue; West 54th Street between Davie Street and North Howell Street; and Hoover Road from Appomattox Road east approximately 350 feet, Appomattox Road between West 63rd Street and Hoover Road, and North Ripley Street from West 61st Street to West 65th Street.
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Davenport Celebrates National Parks and Recreation Month
07/01/2021
Join Davenport Parks and Recreation this July for National Park and Recreation Month, as we celebrate how Davenport is stronger, more vibrant and more resilient because of parks and recreation.
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City of Davenport will observe Independence Day as a holiday on Monday, July 5, 2021.
Holiday Closing - Independence Day
06/30/2021
City of Davenport will observe Independence Day as a holiday on Monday, July 5, 2021.
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Add some color to your summer with the Davenport Public Library’s Summer Reading Program: Reading Colors Your World!
Reading Colors Your World: Summer Reading 2021
06/18/2021
Add some color to your summer with the Davenport Public Library’s Summer Reading Program: Reading Colors Your World!
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Mayor Matson is joined by others to cut the ribbon to Quinlan Court.
Davenport Riverfront Celebrates Opening of Quinlan Court
06/14/2021
Visitors to Davenport’s riverfront have more opportunities to enjoy an expanded palate of events, music, and food with the opening of two exciting attractions this weekend - a new ice cream shop and restaurant at the Freight House, Chill Eats, and the new outdoor flexible event venue, Quinlan Court, located at River Drive and Brady Street.
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Residents at play at Annie Wittenmyer Aquatic Center, located at 2828 Eastern Avenue
City Announces Alternative Swimming Pool Schedule
06/02/2021
Annie Wittenmyer Aquatic Center, located at 2828 Eastern Avenue, and Fejervary Pool, located at 1900 Telegraph Road, will be offering a hybrid public swim and lap swim schedule June 12 through August 22.
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The City of Davenport has announced the opening of the application process for the next home in the Urban Homestead Program located at 503 West 15th Street.
CITY LISTS NEW URBAN HOMESTEAD HOME FOR SALE
06/01/2021
The City of Davenport has announced the opening of the application process for the next home in the Urban Homestead Program located at 503 West 15th Street.
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Mayor Mike Matson invites residents to attend a series of community listening sessions that will begin on Thursday, June 3rd from 5:30-7:00pm at the Eastern Avenue Library. The listening sessions are a chance for residents to speak with the Mayor regarding thoughts, ideas, questions or concerns they have for Davenport.
Mayor Matson Hosts Community Listening Sessions
06/01/2021
Mayor Mike Matson invites residents to attend a series of community listening sessions that will begin on Thursday, June 3rd from 5:30-7:00pm at the Eastern Avenue Library. The listening sessions are a chance for residents to speak with the Mayor regarding thoughts, ideas, questions or concerns they have for Davenport.
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On Tuesday, Mayor Mike Matson announced the formation of a new Violent Crime Community Task Force in response to rising levels of violent crime in Davenport. Davenport reached an all-time high of shots fired incidents and non-fatal shootings in 2020, with the violence continuing through the first five months of 2021.
Mayor Matson Announces Violent Crime Community Task Force
06/01/2021
On Tuesday, Mayor Mike Matson announced the formation of a new Violent Crime Community Task Force in response to rising levels of violent crime in Davenport. Davenport reached an all-time high of shots fired incidents and non-fatal shootings in 2020, with the violence continuing through the first five months of 2021.
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The City of Davenport will observe Memorial Day as a holiday on Monday, May 31, 2021.
Holiday Closing - Memorial Day
05/25/2021
The City of Davenport will observe Memorial Day as a holiday on Monday, May 31, 2021.
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Davenport Parks and Recreation has announced the sale of their annual kids pass.
2021 Summer Kids Pass On Sale
05/24/2021
Davenport Parks and Recreation has announced the sale of their annual kids pass. The Davenport Kids Pass brings all of the fun together for an affordable price of $50 for Quad City area students ages 5-18. This year’s summer pass is good from Memorial Day through Labor Day!
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What to Know - May 19 Council Cycle
What to Know - May 19 Council Cycle
05/18/2021
Several more street projects could be added to the calendar for the 2021 construction season. Council will consider the plans and specifications for the Johnson Avenue (Fairmount to Gayman) and West 54th Street (Davie to Howell) Reconstructions, as well as three roadways located within the Goose Creek Heights neighborhood. Also on the agenda this Council cycle is awarding the contract for the replacement of Marquette Street from West 12th Street to West 5th Street and West 12th Street from Marquette Street to west of Myrtle Street to CDMI Concrete Contractors of Port Byron, Illinois.
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City of Davenport Seeks Public Input on COVID Rescue Funds
05/17/2021
The City of Davenport announced Monday that they will receive $40.9M in COVID relief funding through the recently passed American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. This one-time money will be used to improve quality of life for Davenport residents, to provide for immediate recovery needs, and to create a long-term investment for Davenport’s future.
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Law Enforcement and Community Partners Announce Formation of New Partnership
05/11/2021
On Tuesday, the City of Davenport, City of Bettendorf, Scott County Sheriff, Davenport NAACP and Davenport LULAC Council 10 announced the formation of the Iowa Quad Cities Law Enforcement Community Partnership. This new partnership is intended to maintain and enhance positive relationships between the Iowa Quad Cities’ law enforcement agencies and the communities in which they serve.
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What to Know May 5 Council Cycle
Three Things To Know - May 5 Council Cycle
05/04/2021
City Council will continue discussion on second consideration for Ordinance for Case REZ21-01, a rezoning request by Rock Church Ministries to rezone Lot 2 of Nims Acres from S-OS Open Space District to R-1 Single-Family Residential District. The request was forwarded to Council by the Plan and Zoning Commission with a recommendation for denial.
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Party in the Park Event Returns for Summer 2021
04/27/2021
Meet your neighbors, speak with City staff and celebrate the summer at this popular community event
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What to know - April 21 Council Cycle
What to Know - April 21 Council Cycle
04/20/2021
Each year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocates HOME Investment Partnership funding to the City that must be spent on housing projects/activities that benefit households at or below certain income levels.
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Countywide Burn Ban Rescinded
03/31/2021
The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs and the State Fire Marshalls Office, has determined that open burning constitutes a danger to life & property for Scott County, Iowa.
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Alderwoman Marion Meginnis addresses community on the importance of completing your census.
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Welcome Home to the Dickerson Family
09/18/2020
Two families in the City of Davenport will begin their journey as homeowners today. Our Community & Economic Development staff completed and sold two homes in the latest round of the City’s Urban Homestead Loan Program. This program provides the opportunity for home ownership to families in the low and moderate household income thresholds. Here is one family’s story.
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American Legion Post 26 awards Davenport police officer and firefighter of the year awards
09/16/2020
On Monday, September 15, 2020, American Legion Post 26 honored Davenport Police Lt. Greg Behning and Davenport Fire Capt. Todd Whitchelo as their police officer and firefighter of the year.
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City Administrator's July update released
07/31/2020
Rail spur, construction permits and streets projects reported
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