Illinois partnership helps first responders do lifesaving work

WHEELING (Dec. 18, 2017) — A new partnership between Illinois and FirstNet will ensure that the lifesaving advantages of enhanced wireless broadband technology are available to public safety personnel statewide, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced today.

SPRINGFIELD (Dec. 15, 2017) – Governor Bruce Rauner took action today on the following bills:

Bill No.: SB 0061

An Act Concerning Civil Law

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2018


Bill No.: SB 0868

An Act Concerning Civil Law

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2018


Bill No.: SB 1103

An Act Concerning State Government

Action: Signed

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.

Funding Helps Improve Streets, Transit Facilities and Other Structures to Spur Economic Growth and Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2017 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today highlighted U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) investments in Fiscal Year 2017 that will help construct or improve infrastructure and boost economic growth in rural communities.

Southbound Eastern Ave between Pleasant and Locust will be closed for installation of a new power pole beginning Thursday, December 21st. Work should be complete on Saturday, December 23rd. A detour will be posted for southbound traffic.

City of Davenport will observe Christmas Eve & Christmas Day as holidays on
Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th.
All City of Davenport offices & the Public Works Center will be closed.
Police Department front desk and records office will be closed.
Library Main, Fairmount and Eastern branches will be closed.

  • The vehicle involved in the December 12, 2017 House Fire / Fatality vehicle accident in Maysville Iowa was identified as a 2013 Ferrari Spider. The driver has been identified as Kelly Phillip Dewulf, 58 years old male from Wheatland, Iowa

First Ward Alderman Rick Dunn invites you to his ward meeting on Saturday, December 16th 10:00am at the Roosevelt Community Center; 1220 Minnie Avenue.

Alderman Dunn will provide updates on city related matters and open the meeting up to residents for questions, comments & concerns.

CHICAGO (Dec. 1, 2017) — Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Illinois Bicentennial Commission today announced the signature events and projects that are planned to celebrate the state’s 200th year.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, Dec. 7, in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and facilities throughout the state.