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Davenport City Council to Consider Override Vote on Mayor's Veto of Re-zoning Request

A large number of SAU supporters turned out for a July 23 meeting, where Davenport City Council members decided to table any action on a possible vote to override Mayor Gluba's veto. A new meeting date to consider an override is now tentatively scheduled for Aug. 6. Please check back for more details and updates. 

Learn more about the SAU Stadium Yes Facebook group.
Read what the Quad-City Times editorial board had to say about the consequences of the Mayor's veto decision at: "Ambrose veto creates problems."

Davenport City Council Approves St. Vincent's Center Re-zoning Request

The Davenport City Council voted to approve the University's  St. Vincent's Center re-zoning request on Wednesday, July 9. Find links to local media coverage of the decision at "SVC Moves Forward."

Quad-City Times Editorial

The Quad-City Times editorial page has weighed-in with a thoughtful editorial, "Choosing neighbors," saying "We've seen the university as a good neighbor to the people around this property and the entire Quad-City region. We've seen the university change course to respond to neighbors' concerns." Read the Quad-City Times editorial.

P&Z Approves Petition

The Plan & Zoning Commission voted to approve the University's St. Vincent's Center rezoning petition by a vote of 7-3 at their May 20 meeting. Read the Quad-City Times story.

Supporters Turn out in Force for P&Z Public Hearing

Friends of St. Ambrose and Assumption High School — and the SVC development plans — made a strong turnout for the May 6 Plan & Zoning Commission public hearing. An estimated 400-plus supporters wearing blue and sporting "YES SAU Stadium" stickers made a powerful statement about the breadth and depth of community support for the project. Click to read media stories about the hearing and to view video of SAU speakers.

PID Application Filed

SAU officials filed the formal PID application with the City on Monday, April 7. View application files on the Final PID Application webpage.

Facebook Group Spearheads Sign Initiative

The independent "SAU Stadium Yes" Facebook group has organized a campaign to produce and place yard signs to show support for the SVC plans. Check out photos and comments posted, and consider joining on the "SAU Stadium Yes" Facebook site.

Comprehensive information about the SVC development can be found throughout this website. Click through the navigation links in the left-hand column for more information.