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City of Davenport Iowa

City of Davenport Iowa

The City of Davenport provides residents with a wide range of city services including police and fire protection, garbage pick-up, libraries, parks and community planning. Continuously striving to maintain and improve service delivery are 800 full-time and 100 part-time employees.

Davenport has a strong council/weak mayor form of government and a 10-person city council, eight of whom are elected from wards and two elected at-large. The mayor and council serve two-year concurrent terms. The council serves as the policy making body to approve a budget, determine the tax rate and devise broad, long-term goals.

The council employs a full-time professional administrator responsible for implementing council directives and managing the day-to-day operations of city government.


The Davenport Police Department, made up of more than 220 dedicated men and women, includes 161 sworn officers. The Davenport Fire Department, comprises 139 uniformed personnel, a medical director, an emergency medical services coordinator and two civilian secretaries.

The Bi-State Regional Commission serves as a council of governments to ensure all local governments work together to serve Quad-City residents and the region.

Numbers to Know in Davenport Iowa

City Hall – (563) 326-7711
City Council Office – (563) 326-7757
Mayor’s Office – (563) 326-7701
Recycling Information – (563) 326-7732
Police Department – (563) 326-7979
Fire Department – (563) 326-7906 x1
Main Street Library – (563) 326-7832
Fairmount Street Library – (563) 326-7893
Parks and Recreation – (563) 326-7812
Public Works – (563) 326-7923
Citibus Transit – (563) 888-2151
Driver’s License – (563) 386-1050
Mid-American Energy – (563) 326-7111
Iowa-American Water Co. – (563)-324-3264
Homestead Tax Credit – (563) 326-8659

Important Web Sites in Davenport Iowa

City of Davenport

Davenport Community Schools

City of Rock Island

Rock Island/Milan Schools

City of Moline

Moline Schools

City of Bettendorf

Bettendorf Community School

Pleasant Valley Community Schools

Scott County

Rock Island County

Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

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