Garbage: All solid waste collection will be one day late for all residents with Thursday and Friday collection dates due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday’s collection will be on Friday, November 24th and Friday’s collection will be on Saturday, November 25th.

Residents may also place up to three extra bags of garbage outside of their cart without an extra garbage sticker on their collection day between Friday, November 24th and Wednesday, November 29th.

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).

Awards Governor’s Cup to Macon County

SPRINGFIELD (Nov. 8, 2017) — Volunteers who have improved their communities in impactful and significant ways were honored today at the Governor’s Hometown Awards ceremony at the Old State Capitol.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions Thursday.

The following appointments are unpaid and are subject to Senate confirmation:

Workforce Development Board

Kelly Barrick, Johnston

Gina Bettini, Davenport

Jeff DeVries, Des Moines

Steven Gilbert, Osceola

Quentin Hart, Waterloo

Carmen Heck, Iowa City

Jayson Henry, Pella

Jay Iverson, Ankeny

The Rock Island Arsenal/Government Bridge will be closed beginning 6am, Thursday, November 9th through 6pm, Friday, November 10th for maintenance. This closure will be for the roadway only; pedestrian, rail, and navigation traffic will not be affected by the closure.

SPRINGFIELD (Nov. 5, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner issued the following statement regarding the death of Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox:

“We are deeply saddened by the death of Officer Jaimie Cox,” said Gov. Rauner. “He paid the ultimate price while working to keep our communities safe. My thoughts and prayers are with his family as they find a way to cope with this tragic loss.”


US and State flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise Thursday to sunset Saturday, Nov. 9-11

SPRINGFIELD (Nov. 7) — The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Gov. Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor of: Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox

The City of Davenport will observe Veterans Day as a holiday on Friday, November 10th.  There are no changes to the solid waste schedule. Pickups will occur on regularly scheduled days.

 Volunteers Needed for the Garbage Gobble Creek Cleanup!

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.