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Long Grove advances subdivisions

Long Grove council members seem willing to one day accept city ownership of a regional water detention pond developer Dale Grunwald requires before proceeding with residential development of land he owns on the town’s south side. more

Storm water concern arises downstream

As Eldridge council members await resolution of a storm water dispute for one Sawgrass Court homeowner, his neighbors worry the solution will send more water their way. more

County recognized for financial reporting

For the 31st year in a row Scott County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. more

County adds staff for cleaning contract

Scott County Supervisors added the equivalent of a full-time position to handle contracted cleaning of the Scott County Solid Waste Commission offices at about twice the cost and hours of the Eldridge private firm that lost the contract. more

Long Grove council to consider setting nuisance fines July 11

Long Grove is considering a new, formal fine structure for nuisances, weeds, animal control and other civil infractions. more

Park View signs $73K water contract

Park View Water and Sanitary District board members unanimously approved a $73,000 engineering contract with Shive Hattery to design a new water treatment and storage system. more

New traffic plan for Armstrong

Neil Armstrong parents can expect new procedures for picking up kids after school. more

Eldridge pitches in on Villas stormwater solution

Eldridge offered to pay half the cost of moving a stormwater pipe from the Villas at Century Farm to accommodate a neighbor on Sawgrass Court who worried the pipe’s proximity threatens his property value. more

Deputy state auditor visits Long Grove for McCubbin inquiry

Iowa Deputy Auditor Tami Kusian met Friday with Long Grove Mayor Michael Limberg and promised a “special investigation report” yet to come on suspended Long Grove Public Works Director Joel McCubbin. more

5 new rural subdivisions stretch county road crews

More subdivisions in rural Scott County are causing county engineer Jon Burgstrum to question if his secondary roads department is big enough to maintain new streets planned or already built for at least five new neighborhoods. more

Who will catch the rain?

Rain falls indiscriminately on farm fields, suburban lawns and city streets. Where it goes from there is covered by a labyrinth of state laws, municipal codes, judicial precedent and homeowner covenants decipherable only by engineers and lawyers. more

NS schools pitch in $12K for new Princeton sign

Princeton will own, operate and maintain a new, $24,000 LED sign to be purchased by the city with funds from the North Scott School District and a casino grant. more
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