City Tree Inspections Begin Sep 18

City of Atkins will be inspecting city trees.

An arborist will be inspecting trees in City Parks and Right of Way.

Work will take place beginning Sunday Sept 18, 2022.

Workers will be wearing safety clothing and may be walking or driving.

Work is part of the evaluation for disease and emerald ash borer activity.

City Staff 319-446-7870

Soccer Field Restroom Maintenance – Updated

Soccer Field Men’s Rest Room is back in service.

Maintenance has been completed on this restroom.

Effective Sep 9 , 2022

City Staff 319-446-7870

Street Closed – Cardinal Ave

Update – work is scheduled to be completed on Monday Sept 12, 2022.

Cardinal Avenue will be closed to through traffic for manhole repairs.

Starting Sept  6, 2022 until completion.

Use alternate route on Pheasant Ave and Eagle St.

City Staff 319-446-7870.

Water System Flushing – Sep 2022 – Updated!

The City of Atkins will be flushing water mains beginning Sep 23, 2022.

Flushing is an annual maintenance activity for the water system.

The City has four zones with flushing scheduled for each zone.

Click here for map and details about flushing for zone 2.

Atkins City Hall –  319-446-7870


Road Closure – Parade Route Aug 6th

City of Atkins – Watermelon Days Celebration

Road Closure will be in effect Aug 6th, 2022

Parkridge Road and Second Avenue

10:30 am to 11 pm

Click here for map of Road Closure Notice and Parade Route

City of Atkins 319-446-7870

Atkins Summer Newsletter 2022

The City of Atkins Newwletters for summer 2022 is available.

Click here for summer news.

Atkins City Hall 319-446-7870

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

Street Repair Completed 2022

City of Atkins seal coat street repair is completed for 2022.

Thank you for your help with moving vehicles and adjusting parking.

Concrete street repair is planned for later 2022. More info at later date.

Thank you for your cooperation.

City Staff 319-446-7870

Citywide Clean Up Day

The City of Atkins is providing a Clean Up Day.

Residents of Atkins.

Saturday,  July 23, 2022.

Please bring unloading help at the drop off site.

Throw away items too large for the solid waste collection.

Click here for details of time, fees and permitted items.  Flyer info.

Golf Cart Notice

Golf carts on City streets are regulated in the City of Atkins.

Do you have a golf cart? Thinking of buying one? Want to know the regulations required to operate a golf cart on City streets?

ATV’s, UTV’s, are not authorized on City streets.

Click here for more information.

City Hall Closed July 4

City Hall office is closed Monday, July 4, 2022 for the Independence Day holiday.

Have a safe holiday.

City Hall Staff,


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.

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.

Memorial Day 2022

Reflecting…. We honor them today, May 30, 2022.

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, began during the American Civil War when citizens placed flowers on the graves of those who had been killed in battle. After World War I, it came to be observed in honor of those who had died in all U.S. wars, and its name changed to Memorial Day.

Recycle Calendar News – 2022

2022 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.