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Tuesday, 27 February 2001 18:00
In Davenport: Community Development Committee (Thursday, March 1, 4pm): • First Consideration of two petitions on the Consent Agenda being considered from THF Reality for rezoning of 37.

 
Does Davenport Hog Its Block-Grant Funding? PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 20 February 2001 18:00
At a public hearing on February 5, three people pleaded with the members of the Davenport City Council to grant funding to the Youth Alternative Program. “We keep young people off the streets, out of trouble,” said Ida Johnson of Family Services’ Youth Alternative Program.

 
Siting Sex: Proposed Regulation of Adult Entertainment PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 13 February 2001 18:00
During last week’s council cycle, Davenport Adlermen Wayne Hean and Roland Caldwell introduced amendments to the city’s two ordinances that govern business licensing and zoning for adult entertainment. According to Alderman Hean, “The motivation behind these amendments has been to eradicate the ancillary criminal activities that tend to proliferate in neighborhoods where adult entertainment businesses are located, such as drug dealing and prostitution.

 
Lawsuit Creates Noise About Noise PDF Print E-mail
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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.

 
Quad Cities Move Ahead with Stormwater Management Plans, but Davenport Sits in Limbo PDF Print E-mail
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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.

 
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