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.

  • Notice of Public Hearing -FY2024

    Fiscal Year July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024

    This hearing is postponed due to legislation recalculation pending

    The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year City property tax levy as follows:
    Meeting Date: 2/1/2023 Meeting Time: 06:30 PM Meeting Location: City Hall/Library Council Room located at 480 3rd Avenue

    Click here for the full – NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING detail.

    Posted Jan 21, 2023


    Notice of Public Hearing -FY2024
  • Water and Solid Waste Rates

    City of Atkins

    Water and Solid Waste Collection Rates

    New rates effective July 1, 2022 for services received after July 1.

    Click here for rate flyer.

    City Staff  319-446-7870

    Water and Solid Waste Rates
  • Auditor Report Response

    On February 1, 2023 the Office of the Auditor of State released reports of the City.

    Helpful links to the information:

    Reports for FY20, FY21, and Special report. Click here.

    City response to the reports.  Click here.

    Frequently asked questions (FAQ)  Click here.

    Mayor, Bruce Vissser


    Auditor Report Response
  • Atkins Water Quality Report 2021

    The City of Atkins Water System Water Quality Report (CCR for 2021) is available.

    Click this link to see the latest information for 2021. Thjs link will take you to an external web site. 

    The report is a standard Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) format. The purpose is to provide information about the Atkins Municipal Water System to the public.  The report is issued each year and covers calendar year 2021, January through December.

    Atkins Water Quality Report 2021
  • New Council Member

    Please welcome a new member to the Atkins City Council.

    On December 15, 2022, the Atkins City Council voted to appoint Shawn Steffen to fill a vacant seat.

    The term of this appointment is immediate through Dec 30, 2023.

    Thank you to all that expressed interest in this position.

    Bruce Visser, Mayor

    New Council Member
  • Fire Station Rebuild Information

    The City of Atkins Iowa is rebuilding the Fire Station that was destroyed in the storm disaster of August 2020.  The Atkins Volunteer Fire Department is operating from temporary buildings around town. The Volunteer Fire Department serves the City of Atkins, the Rural Fire District and responds to any call for emergency services. The emergency services may include fires of any type, medical calls, vehicle accidents and any other emergency call made by the public. The service provided by the volunteers is invaluable to the safety of the community.

    Click here for information on this important building structure.

    Fire Station Replacement Presented to City Council 5-24-2022.

    Fire Station Rebuild Information
  • Recycle Calendar News – 2023

    Click here -2023 Waste Management Recycle Calendar!

    Yard waste pickup occurs each trash pickup day, April through November.

    Waste Management observes six main Holidays through the year. They are as follows: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


    Recycle Calendar News – 2023