DES MOINES, IOWA (February 13, 2019) —  On Tuesday, February 19, at 10:00AM, the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) will entertain arguments and public statements to make their final decision on a rule-making petition to implement numeric nutrient criteria for Iowa's recreational lakes.

Why do we find feeding wild birds so enjoyable? Does feeding help birds? Did you know that by the 1890s feeding birds was a popular activity across much of the United States? A recent discussion about one of America’s favorite outdoor activities — feeding and observing birds in our yards — provided some interesting insights and more than a few thoughts for further consideration. It’s a desire, if not a need, to connect with the outdoors, with nature and with other living creatures.

DAVENPORT IOWA (February 11, 2019) — Davenport Public Works has already issued a Snow Emergency that goes in to effect this afternoon. Here is a link to the post on the website:

Details of the post are below:

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (February 8, 2019) — Can energy installations increase the productivity of surrounding farm land with the right vegetative cover? How are communities repurposing otherwise difficult to redevelop brownfield sites into solar farms? What are Community Solar initiatives and how do they benefit ratepayers?

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 5, 2019) — The freezing rain has arrived and it’s expected to last through midnight. A Snow Emergency started at 3PM and will remain in effect through 7AM Wednesday, February 6. Here is the latest update from Public Works:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 5, 2019) — Individuals planning to use CitiBus for transportation today are encouraged to do so before 4PM. Some or all buses may be removed from service later today due to predicted ice and hazardous travel conditions. Use this link for more information on this event and links to the National Weather Service website, http://www.cityofdave

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 5, 2019) — The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for the Quad Cities beginning at noon today through 6:00AM Wednesday, February 6.

That said, please be advised the Management Update and Mayor/Council Discussion scheduled for 3:30PM this afternoon is cancelled along with the Plan and Zoning Commission meeting at 5:00PM and the 5thWard meeting at 6:00PM with Alderwoman Rita Rawson.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 5, 2019) — Due to inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, the Annual Meeting that was scheduled to take place tonight has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, February 12, 5-6:30PM. We apologize for any inconvenience.

SCOTT COUNTY IOWA (February 5, 2019) — In accordance with the Administrative Rules of the Scott County Planning and Zoning Commission and in agreement with the Chair of the P&Z Commission, tonight’s meeting scheduled for February 5 at 7PM is Cancelled and Postponed due to the anticipated inclement weather.

The meeting is postponed until the next regularly scheduled P & Z meeting on Tuesday February 19th at 7 PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 5, 2019) — Davenport Public Works has issued a Snow Emergency. The Snow Emergency will be in effect from 3:00 pm today through 7:00 am, Wednesday, February 6. Here is the post.