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2024 Flood Response
2024 Flood Response
03/01/2024
News and updates on 2024 flood response
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Duck Creek Sewer Interceptor Project
Duck Creek Sewer Interceptor Project
02/24/2024
The multi-year $16.25M ARPA-funded project begins March 1
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Flood Resilience Project - 3rd to Tremont
Flood Resilience Project - 3rd to Tremont
02/12/2024
Work on this project will require closure of Riverfront Recreational Trail through mid-to-late March
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Davenport Flood Resilience Study Implementation
Davenport Flood Resilience Study Implementation
02/12/2024
Use this page to follow along as the City strengthens its response to riverfront flooding
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Two Wooden Bridge Replacement Projects Coming Up
Two Wooden Bridge Replacement Projects Coming Up
02/05/2024
First, the low-volume wood bridge over Cardinal Creek at W 46th Street
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2023/2024 Snow and Ice Event Response
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E 13th Street Railroad Overpass Bridge
E 13th Street Railroad Overpass Bridge
01/07/2024
Designs to reconstruct the E 13th St Railroad Overpass Bridge begin soon
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City of Davenport Audit Report Released
01/05/2024
Eide Bailly LLP releases Davenport’s audit report for Fiscal Year 2023
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City Abandoning 100+ Year Sewer in Cork Hill Park Area
City Abandoning 100+ Year Sewer in Cork Hill Park Area
12/22/2023
Cork Hill Park will be closed for approximately 1 month as work begins May 30
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Davenport Police Corporal Austin Ryckeghem accepts his honors.
2023 American Legion Police Officer/Firefighter Awards
09/14/2023
American Legion Post 26 honored Davenport Police Corporal Austin Ryckeghem and Davenport Fire District Chief Craig Black as their police officer and firefighter of the year.
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Central Park and Hickory Grove Rd Reconstruction
Central Park and Hickory Grove Rd Reconstruction
07/21/2023
A multi-phased project to reconstruct the Central Park between Cedar and Lincoln, and Hickory
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Davenport Selected to Participate in Marine Litter Project
Davenport Selected to Participate in Marine Litter Project
07/10/2023
Pilot project to reduce land-based sources of marine litter, trash capture devices are being
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The City of Davenport has opened the application process for the next home for sale under the Urban Homestead Program at 1413 W 13th Street.
Applications for New Urban Homestead Open
06/29/2023
The City of Davenport has opened the application process for the next home for sale under the Urban Homestead Program at 1413 W 13th Street.
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Davenport Awards 7.8M FRA Railroad Crossing Elimination Grant
06/16/2023
The Federal Railroad Administration has announced $7.8 million in grant funding awarded to the City of Davenport through the Railroad Crossing Elimination Grant Program for the design and construction of an overpass and elevated roadway on South Concord Street near West River Drive. The program provides funding for highway-rail or pathway-rail grade crossing improvement projects that focus on improving the safety and mobility of people and goods.
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2023 Flood Response
2023 Flood Response
05/31/2023
News and updates on 2023 flood response
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The City of Davenport will celebrate Military Appreciation Week Sunday, May 14 – Saturday, May 20.
Davenport Celebrates Military Appreciation Week
05/11/2023
The City of Davenport will celebrate Military Appreciation Week Sunday, May 14 – Saturday, May 20.
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DAVENPORT POLICE TO HOST COFFEE WITH A COP EVENTS
03/27/2023
Davenport Police invite community members to join them at five events throughout April and early May for coffee and conversation.
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Map of Gaines Street corridor in Davenport Iowa, the Extreme Dream Project area.
Extreme Dream Now Accepting Applications
03/27/2023
The City of Davenport has announced the launch of the Extreme DREAM Project, a new program designed to rehab vacant and abandoned homes into owner occupied residences in the Gaines Street corridor.
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2022/2023 Snow and Ice Event Response
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2023 Construction Season
2023 Construction Season
03/23/2023
Here's what to expect in 2023, Council continues record investment in infrastructure
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Art in City Hall 2023
03/10/2023
City Hall was full for the 12th annual Art in City Hall Wednesday evening.
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From left to right: Kelly Thompson, Tee LeShoure, Dwayne Hodges, Nicole Cisne Durbin, Chief Jeffrey Bladel, Mayor Mike Matson, Sarah Ott, Sue Hafkemeyer
Quad Cities Community Foundation grants $300,000 for reducing gun violence
01/10/2023
The three-year Transformation Grant will build social service, community volunteer, and research capacity of local Group Violence Intervention strategy
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Division St Reconstruction from 12th to Locust
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I-80 Mississippi River Bridge Study
I-80 Mississippi River Bridge Study
10/19/2022
The public is encouraged to attend a meeting to learn about the study, review potential improvements
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Davenport new Firefighters - Asa Pool, Evan Watz, Kasey Smith.
Three New Firefighters Sworn In
10/13/2022
The Davenport Fire Department introduced the three newest firefighters to the City Council and the community at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting as Mayor Matson officially swore the members into their new positions.
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N Division St Reconstruction
N Division St Reconstruction
10/07/2022
Division St from W 76th St to the Soccer Complex has re-opened!
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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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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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LeClaire and Iowa Street Reconstruction
LeClaire and Iowa Street Reconstruction
09/16/2022
Reconstruction and sewer improvements are coming to LeClaire St between 6th and 8th Streets
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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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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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Davenport CitiBus Transit is offering free rides on Monday, May 2, 2022
Davenport CitiBus Transit is offering free rides on Monday, May 2, 2022
04/29/2022
The free-fare day is being offered in appreciation of passenger and operator cooperation during the pandemic
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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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Davenport Compost Facility Resumes Summer Hours
Davenport Compost Facility Resumes Summer Hours
04/04/2022
We are open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Duck Creek Streambank Stabilization at Eastern Ave
Duck Creek Streambank Stabilization at Eastern Ave
04/04/2022
Project will reduce stormwater pollution, provide small boat access, and improve fish habitat...
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Approval of FY23 Budget Sets More Infrastructure Projects in Motion
Approval of FY23 Budget Sets More Infrastructure Projects in Motion
03/25/2022
Council action continues to echo the community’s voice with increased investment in streets
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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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The image of the home located at 637 Oak Street that is for sale through the Urban Homestead Program.
City Lists New Urban Homestead Home for Sale
02/01/2022
The City of Davenport has announced the opening of the application period for the next home in the Urban Homestead Program located at 637 Oak Street.
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DavenportU Citizens Academy Returns In-Person For Spring CoHort
01/25/2022
The DavenportU Citizens Academy gives residents the opportunity to learn about local government through a nine-week program.
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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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Four Davenport Police Officers Sworn-in
01/13/2022
Mayor Mike Matson swore in four new Davenport Police Officers who recently completed their 16-week Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Training. These officers will enter the field training program and will be in our community and on our streets continuing their training.
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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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Holiday Closing - New Year's Day
12/27/2021
The City of Davenport will observe New Year’s Day as a holiday on Friday, December 31. The following is a list of City facility closures and solid waste information.
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Holiday Closing - Christmas Holiday
12/17/2021
The City of Davenport will observe Christmas as a holiday on December 23 and December 24. The following is a list of City facility closures and solid waste information.
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Davenport Wastewater Treatment Adding UV Disinfection
Davenport Wastewater Treatment Adding UV Disinfection
12/15/2021
Once complete, the facility will return water to the Mississippi River cleaner than...
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Elm St Bridge Reconstruction
Elm St Bridge Reconstruction
12/13/2021
The Elm St Bridge has re-opened following reconstruction...
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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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What to Know - November 17
11/16/2021
A Public Hearing will be held on the Ordinance amending ward and precinct boundaries established from last year’s Census and Council will discuss first consideration of the Ordinance. The boundaries reflect the underlying state law criteria including contiguousness, compactness, and following state legislative boundaries. City GIS staff has done a great job implementing these nonpartisan rules to move the least amount of voters and maintain compact wards.
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Davenport Ward and Precinct Boundary Updates
Davenport Ward and Precinct Boundary Updates
11/16/2021
Every ten years in the year after the US Census is taken the City must adjust its ward...
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Flood Study to Provide Roadmap for Future Flood Resilience
Flood Study to Provide Roadmap for Future Flood Resilience
11/10/2021
First consideration of Davenport's Flood Resilience Study on the Council agenda...
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The City of Davenport will observe Veterans Day as a holiday on Thursday, November 11, 2021.
Holiday Closing - Veterans Day
11/05/2021
The City of Davenport will observe Veterans Day as a holiday on Thursday, November 11, 2021.
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What to know - November 3 Council Cycle
What to Know - November 3 Cycle
11/02/2021
Council will consider awarding the contract for the Goose Creek Shared Use Trail from 53rd Street to 59th and Brady to Midwest Concrete, Inc of Peosta, Iowa.
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River Heritage Park Phase III Substantially Complete Fall 2021
River Heritage Park Phase III Substantially Complete Fall 2021
11/01/2021
Find all the details on what completion of Phase III or River Heritage Park brings the community
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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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Controlled Burns of Prairie and Native Plant Practices 2021
Controlled Burns of Prairie and Native Plant Practices 2021
10/25/2021
The City will conduct controlled burns of native plant practices when weather permits...
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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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Davenport Awarded $9.9M Economic Development Authority Grant
Davenport Awarded $9.9M Economic Development Authority Grant
10/01/2021
Grant will provide critical flood protection for regional wastewater and compost facilities
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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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Division St at I-80 and Surrounding Area
Division St at I-80 and Surrounding Area
09/16/2021
The first of several projects the Division St, I-80, Hillandale, and Northwest Blvd corridor starts...
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IDOT Seeks Public Input on I-80 Improvements
IDOT Seeks Public Input on I-80 Improvements
09/16/2021
Davenport encourages the community to provide input on important interstate access...
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What to Know - September 15 Cycle
What to Know - September 15 Cycle
09/14/2021
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E 53rd St Reconstruction | Brady to Eastern
E 53rd St Reconstruction | Brady to Eastern
09/07/2021
E 53rd St will see periodic daytime lane reductions for finish work...
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Hickory Grove Rd Resurfacing
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Holiday Closing - Labor Day
Holiday Closing - Labor Day
09/01/2021
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Concepts For Flood Resilience Are Ready For Final Review
Concepts For Flood Resilience Are Ready For Final Review
08/23/2021
The public is encouraged to provide feedback on the refined vision and plans for future
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High Wind Storm Event 08.11.21
High Wind Storm Event 08.11.21
08/12/2021
City and MidAmerican are responding to downed trees and power lines...
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Reflections on 2020 Derecho
Reflections on 2020 Derecho
08/10/2021
One year later, Davenport continues to plant hope, improve the City’s resilience...
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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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EPA Grant Received for Equipment Replacement
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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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Downtown Bix Weekend Road Closures
07/23/2021
As Davenport and the Quad Cities welcome the return of Bix weekend, visitors traveling to or through downtown should be aware of several street closures. Consider an alternate route and plan a few extra minutes to make it to your destination if you will be in the area.
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