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.


  • Sewer Debt Fee Increase Coming in July

    The sewer debt fee will be increasing in July 2017.  The current sewer debt fee is $15.00 and is billed on your City of Atkins Water Bill.  This fee will be increasing July 1st 2017 to a fee of $30.00.  This fee goes directly to paying for the New Waste Water Treatment Plant.

     

    Sewer Debt Fee Increase Coming in July
  • Newsletter News!!!!

    Effective May 4, 2016 our newsletter will become part of the Hometown Marketplace Newspaper (delivered to your home on Wednesdays).

    Look for our City of Atkins newsletter insert the first week of every month!

    Our newsletter can also be found online.

     

    Newsletter News!!!!
  • Watermelon Days Bean Bag Event

    Bean Bag Tournament

    Friday, August 4th – 6:00pm  @Atkins City Park 

    Kids 15 years old and younger – Doubles

    Cost is $5 per team, register by 5:45 pm that evening at the park

    No Pre registration

    Saturday, August 5th – 1:00pm @ Library Area

    16 years old and older – Doubles

    Cost is $20 per team, register by 12:45 PM at the Library Area

    No Pre registration

    For Questions, contact Cathy Brunssen by e-mail at: brunssen3@netins.net

    Watermelon Days Bean Bag Event
  • City of Atkins Water Quality Report

    The City of Atkins is publishing the 2016 Water Quality Report.  This report informs the public that the water is safe to drink and consume.  Click Here to see a copy of the report.

     

     

    City of Atkins Water Quality Report
  • 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
  • New Garbage and Recycle Collection 2017 Calendar

    New Garbage and Recycle Collection 2017 Calendar

    Click Here for a printable version.

    New Garbage and Recycle Collection 2017 Calendar
  • 2nd Annual ATKINS HAS GOT TALENT

    Saturday Aug. 5, 2017

    4:00 – 6:00 pm

    Two Divisions

    Junior – Ages up to 15

    Senior – ages 16 and older

    CASH PRIZES AWARDED IN EACH DIVISION!

    1st -$300           2nd– $150                3rd– $50

    Please review the rules and complete the entry form and return with the $20 entry fee no later than

    JULY 1, 2017
    Please contact angela.gammill@gmail.com for more information.

    Click Here For Entry Forms

    Mail entry forms and refundable entry fee to

    Angela Gammill, 3216 70th Street, Atkins, IA 52206.

    2nd Annual ATKINS HAS GOT TALENT
  • Atkins Watermelon Days Road Race

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

    Friday, August 4, 2017 – 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