The Scott County Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved an agreement, called a memorandum of understanding, among the county, city of Davenport, city of Bettendorf and United Way Quad Cities for the establishment of a youth assessment program connecting youth and families to preventative behavioral and mental health services to lower juvenile crime.
Alderwoman Marion Meginnis announced Wednesday she will seek re-election this fall to a third full term representing Davenport's 3rd ward, while Alderwoman Maria Dickmann, Ward 2, also told the Quad-City Times she plans to run for a fourth term this fall.
Members of a task force deliberating ways to address what is arguably the most pressing issue facing the Quad-Cities — persistent gun violence — will continue to do so without the public's involvement.
The city of Davenport fielded 700 fireworks complaints from May to July and issued 13 citations with the help of civilian spotters.
Davenport aldermen met Tuesday to receive a brief update and discuss a proposal to slow speeding drivers on residential streets.
After three years of conversations and study, Scott County leaders say they're poised to approve a funding proposal to get a long-talked about…
Dozens of Davenport renters -- many of whom live paycheck to paycheck, are elderly or have a disability and rely on government assistance -- may soon be forced to move, either due to gentrification or an unwillingness or inability by their landlord to fix substandard housing conditions.
Davenport aldermen on Wednesday moved ahead with plans for construction of a new fire station
Davenport Civil Right Commission members met this week, in part, to discuss claims by Davenport Civil Rights Director Latrice Lacey of ongoing harassment and bullying by city staff and the commission's own chairwoman.
Davenport city officials say further work is needed to underground utilities after two sinkholes shut down a portion of East Locust Street for more than two weeks.
Davenport aldermen met Tuesday to review and discuss a "near-final draft" spending plan for projects that would be funded by money the city will receive from the federal government as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.
Davenport city officials asked for patience from the public Wednesday as they work to repair broken sewer and water lines causing two large sinkholes that developed on E. Locust Street over the weekend.
City of Davenport public works officials were busy Monday morning investigating what caused a sinkhole to swallow a portion of East Locust Street.
Scott County activist and Davenport native Athena Gilbraith used the backdrop of Juneteenth to publicly announce her candidacy for Davenport mayor, launching a campaign focused on racial and social justice.
Davenport city officials say they're making progress, but traffic disruptions will persist along East 53rd Street as work continues on a year's-long, multi-million-dollar project to reconstruct and widen the busy thoroughfare.
Scott County activist and Davenport resident Athena Gilbraith will challenge Davenport Mayor Mike Matson this fall.
A national advocacy group that provides guidance, education and technical assistance to a network of assessment centers across the country say…
Davenport Mayor Mike Matson’s violence prevention task force met for the first time Monday afternoon. The meeting was not open to the public. As city officials and community leaders work to gather information, assess and formulate recommendations to prevent and reduce an increase in violent crime, they will do so behind closed doors, Matson said.
Davenport City Council members met Tuesday with city staff to review and discuss their rankings of roughly 50 potential projects that could be funded by money the city will receive from the federal government as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan signed into law in early March.
The city of Davenport and Scott County stand to lose millions in annual property tax payments as the state phases out its property tax backfill beginning next year.
From flood mitigation to crime prevention, expanded juvenile detention, lead abatement and expanded broadband service, Scott County government…
Davenport Mayor Mike Matson has asked state and federal officials to send law enforcement personnel to aid Davenport police in addressing a surge in gun violence.
Over the coming weeks, the Davenport police and fire departments will be conducting targeted enforcement through out the city on illegal use of fireworks.
Gun violence, vehicle thefts and juvenile crime were the lead topics Thursday as Davenport Mayor Mike Matson held the first in a series of lis…