Welcome to the City of Atkins!

More than a just a place where people live, our community is unique and vibrant. This community is home to friends and neighbors, people who contribute to the excellent quality of life. But its not just the people, but also the government, the businesses, the schools, and the activities that make us a great place to live or visit. We are proud to call this our home.


  • AIM Ice Cream Social June 3rd 3-5pm

    Do you like ice cream?

    Then be sure to join us for an ice cream social

    Sunday, June 3rd from 3-5pm

    Atkins Soccer Park Pavilion!

    There will be FREE ice cream and activities for the kids.

    AIM Ice Cream Social June 3rd 3-5pm
  • Farmers Market June 7th

    Farmer Market will kickoff

    June 7th from 5:30-7:30pm

    Atkins City Park

    Band “The Unincorporated”  will be playing

    Next Farmers Market will be June 21st

    To Join as a Vender email atkinsfarmersmarket@outlook.com

    or call Pamela 319-981-7755

    Farmers Market June 7th
  • Benton County HACAP Food Reservoir

    Mobile Food Van

    Last Wednesday of each month 11:00 to Noon

    Belle Plaine Community Center

    1309 5th Avenue, Belle Plaine, IA

    HACAP Food Reservoir 319-393-7811

     

    Benton County HACAP Food Reservoir
  • Garbage Pick up is THURSDAY May 31st, 2018

    Garbage Pick up is THURSDAY May 31st, 2018

    Garbage Pick up is THURSDAY May 31st, 2018
  • Atkins Watermelon Days Road Race

    5k Run and 1 Mile Run/Walk (Friday Night)

    Friday, August 3rd, 2018 – 6:30 P.M.

    (Proceeds go to support the Benton Community Cross Country Team)

     Click Here for Registration Form

    COME FOR THE RUN STAY FOR THE FUN

    FOOD AND GAMES AVAILABLE AFTER THE RACES

    SPONSORED BY THE ATKINS COMMUNITY CLUB.

     

    Start –Finish: Located at the Atkins City Park Pavilion on the

    west side of the park. Race start times are 6:30 P.M. The course

    will be on streets and city grass trails.

    Packet pick up begins at 5:30 P.M.

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    Walkers: We encourage walkers in the 1-mile event

    1 Mile Run & Walk: $5 entry fee awards

    given to top 3 finishers over all.

    1 Mile participants will not receive a t-shirt/bag

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    5K: Females: 13 & Under, 14–19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50–59, 60–69, 70 & Over

    Males: 13 & Under, 14–19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50–59, 60–69, 70 & Over

    Awards: Medals will be given to the top 3 places

    in each division and trophies to overall male & female runner

    Registration Fee:

    €       $5 for all 1 Mile participants (shirts not included)

    €       $20 if received by July 20th. Includes shirt

    €       $25 if mailed after July 20th or paid on race day (shirts not guaranteed)

    #     $15 No shirt option for the 5K Race

    Checks payable to Atkins Community Club Fun Run

    Enjoy bottled water, watermelon and other snacks after the race.

    Also you must be present to win great prizes from our list of sponsors!

    Mail Registration

    To: Atkins 5K Run

    Attn: Marty Thomae 203 Cherry Street

    Van Horne, IA 52346

    If questions please e-mail: mthomae@benton.k12.ia.us

    Atkins Watermelon Days Road Race
  • Atkins City Wide Cleanup Days June 16th

    Atkins City Wide Cleanup Day Click here for more details!

    Items too large for regular weekly pickup may be brought to the Atkins Telephone Warehouse

    at 323 Railroad st (on the corner of Northview Ave) for disposal.

    Saturday, June 16th, 2018        8am UNTIL 2pm

    The following items WILL NOT be accepted:

    Tires, Yard-waste, Household Garbage, Building Materials, Hazardous liquids and batteries .

    APPLIANCE & ELECTRONIC ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR A SMALL FEE

    Any Elderly or Handicap citizen, who would like to participate in the program but needs assistance, may call City Hall at 446-7870

    This service is for City of Atkins Residents ONLY!!

     

     

    Atkins City Wide Cleanup Days June 16th
  • City of Atkins News

    The Atkins Newsletter comes on the first Wednesday of the month inside of the Hometown Marketplace Newspaper.

    The 2018 Recycling Calendar! Yard Waste Pickup has started for the season!

     

    Click Here to see a copy of The City of Atkins 2017 Water Quality Report.

     

    It’s that time of year to register your golf cart!

    A Fee of $25 and proof of insurance should be submitted

    City of Atkins News
  • City Wide Garage Sales June 9th, 2018

    Saturday June 9th, 2018

    If you would like to advertise you can sign up at the

    Atkins Family Clinic.  The Registration fee is $3.00.

     

    Other Area City Wide Garage Sales:

     

    Vinton May 18th and 19th

    Fairfax May 19th

    Newhall June 2nd

     

    City Wide Garage Sales June 9th, 2018
  • Blood Drive at Atkins City Hall, June 20th 2018

    Blood Drive at Atkins City Hall

    Wednesday June 20th, from 2:30pm to 6:30pm

    To donate call 800-747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org

    Must bring photo ID and eat before donating.

     

    Blood Drive at Atkins City Hall, June 20th 2018
  • New Park Pavilion is available for Rent

    Happy new year!

    We have some exciting changes and updates with our park pavilions.

    We will now be renting out the pavilion near the soccer fields!

    The pavilion in the Atkins City Park rents for $55.00 per day.  This pavilion is available year round and does have heating and cooling.  This facility has a full kitchen with two refrigerators.  This facility also has 10  tables that are 8 ft long and 64 Chairs.  The address for this facility is 320 2nd Ave, Atkins Iowa 52206.

    The pavilion by the Atkins soccer fields rent for $35.00 per day.  This pavilion is an open air pavilion with a full kitchen.  Restroom facilities will be coming in the spring of 2017.  This pavilion has picnic table seating.

    Another change is that rent will be due at the time the rental is made.  We also have a rental agreement that must be signed before your reservation can be made.

    Click Here for a copy of the rental agreement. This can be sent to Atkins Public Library, 380 3rd Ave, Atkins Iowa 52206, or dropped in the water payment box in the parking lot.   For more details call city hall or the Atkins Public library a call at 319-446-7870 or 319-446-7676.

    If you already have a reservation for 2017 made give city hall or the Atkins Public library a call at 319-446-7870 or 319-446-7676.

    New Park Pavilion is available for Rent
  • Online Bill Pay is now Available

    Check out the Right side of the Heading on the Home Page.

    You can now pay any City of Atkins payments with credit/debit or electronic check.

    Check it out!

    Online Bill Pay is now Available
  • Atkins Public Library News

    Atkins Library now has an online card catalog. Check out www.atkins.lib.ia.us

    The First Day of the Summer Reading Program is

    Wednesday, June 6th 2:30 to 3:30pm

    Following program dates:

    Wednesdays June 13th, 20th and 27th.

    Call 446-7676

    Atkins Public Library News