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Consideration by Some Davenport Aldermen for Stricter Adult-Entertainment Ordinance PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 13 February 2001 18:00
· Some Davenport aldermen are pushing for stricter regulation of adult entertainment. A proposal that might be before the full council by the time you read this would require customers to be visible at all times in movie-viewing booths.

 
Lawsuit Creates Noise About Noise PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 06 February 2001 18:00
A $25 million class-action civil-rights lawsuit filed by three African Americans against the City of Rock Island faces an uphill battle in court, according to people familiar with similar challenges. On January 18, three men filed a class-action lawsuit seeking $25 million in damages and asking the federal district court to overturn a Rock Island city ordinance forbidding drivers from playing their car stereos loudly.

 
Davenport Sewer Repair Could Cost $144 Million PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 06 February 2001 18:00
Consultants have told Davenport City officials that $144 million needs to be spent over the next 50 years for sewer repairs. An estimated $18 million will need to spent on 16 projects in the next five years, with most of them aimed at preventing raw sewage from backing up into homes.

 
Quad Cities Move Ahead with Stormwater Management Plans, but Davenport Sits in Limbo PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 30 January 2001 18:00
After more than eight years of silence from the state, the City of Davenport is wondering exactly what happened to an application required by a federal environmental regulation. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the state agency administering the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation, has never issued Davenport a permit under the Stormwater Management Program.

 
Ground Broken at Putnam for IMAX Theatre PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 30 January 2001 18:00
The Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science recently started construction of its IMAX 3-D theatre. Over the next several months, the construction schedule will focus on earthwork and pouring foundations. Once the critical winter months are through, the construction team will have more information on the remainder of the construction schedule, including an opening date for the theatre.

 
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