on Thursday, February 8, at 10AM Davenport Fire will host a media event to announce an upcoming smoke alarm initiative. The media event will take place at the Five Seasons Trailer Park, 5112 Fairmount.  At that time, Davenport Fire Lt.

Well, the City of Davenport Parks and Recreation Department has the perfect spot for you to visit.  It’s a big indoor sandbox at the Roosevelt Community Center, 1220 Minnie Avenue.  

Today, Jim Bickford, Davenport Interim Fire Chief, is pleased to announce that Capt. Jim Morris has been promoted to Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal.   Morris has served as Interim Fire Marshal since October 2017 following the unexpected death of Fire Marshal Mike Hayman.  

The work being performed is the first phase of the Duck Creek South Interceptor Rehabilitation Project and includes cleaning and inspecting the sewer main located along the south side of Duck Creek. The contractor will be using the bike path for access, but the path should remain open for use during this phase.

The first is the State of the City.  It is scheduled for Monday, February 5 at the Rhythm City Casino.  Mayor Klipsch will speak about economic development accomplishments, the city's improved financial footing, partnerships and the future of the riverfront at this annual event. 

Solid waste collection will be one day late all week, the week of Christmas, December 25.  Residents may set out up to three extra bags of garbage without an extra garbage sticker on their regular collection day the week following Christmas; Tuesday, December 26 through Saturday, December 30.   Place extra bags next to the cart.

Starting Monday, November 27, Jersey Ridge Road will be closed to all traffic between Lombard and Central Park Avenue for private sewer repairs.  The contractor estimates work will be complete and the road re-opened on, or by, Friday, December 1.

CitiBus Route 3, Yellow Line, will be detoured Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1 as a result of the closure.  The detour for Route 3 is as follows:

On November 30, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Davenport Police Facility, the City of Davenport will hold a workshop to explain the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) YR44 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019) subrecipient application process and requirements. Any agency or organization wishing to apply MUST attend this workshop. As a CDBG entitlement community, Davenport receives an annual allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The parking lane and the west southbound travel lane of Harrison St between 5th and 4th Streets will be closed until further notice due to street collapse.  Staff is investigating.  Additional information will be released on Thursday.

Travel delays should be expected at the intersection of 4th and Harrison.

Davenport Public Works has issued the following notice:

South Concord St is closed at Minnie St effective immediately, Tuesday, October 24, due to a broken storm sewer that is causing pavement failure. More information about the length of the closure and associated detours should be available on Wednesday, October 25. 

The detour for Rockingham Road is now River Drive to Fairmount until further notice.