A Avenue Steet Work – 400 block

Beginning, May 30, 2023 (weather permitting), contractors for the City of Atkins will be performing road work in the A Avenue -400 block. Requesting residents park in their driveway. The street will be one lane traffic. Work estimate is one week.

Please maintain a safe distance from activity when they are working. Thank for your patience as we repair our roads!  City staff – 319-446-7870.

City Hall Office Closed Memorial Day

Returning, Tuesday, May 30, 2023. Have a safe Memorial Day weekend.

You may leave a message in any of the three ways. and we will get back to you.

-Phone messages – 319-446-7870   or    -Email cityhall@cityofatkins.org

or -Drop box in City hall parking lot – for permits and payments.

Emergency – dial 911

Thank you, City staff.


Atkins Water Quality Report 2022

The City of Atkins Water System Water Quality Report (CCR for 2022) is available.

Click this link to see the latest information for 2022. 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.

Notice of Public Hearing -FY2024

Fiscal Year July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024

Updated Feb 13, 2023

The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year City property tax levy.
Click here for the full – NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING detail.

Posted February 13, 2023


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


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

Garbage Pickup Jan 4, 2023

City of Atkins

Garbage pickup-  Wed, January 4, 2023.

No recycling on January 4.

Christmas Tree pickup day – at the curb.

New Years Holiday does not affect this garbage collection day.

City Staff 319-446-7870

Christmas Tree Pickup

Christmas Tree Pickup schedule:

Wednesday, Jan 4 and Jan 11, 2023
Place tree at the curb with garbage pickup.
Bare tree – no ornaments or lights please!
City Staff – 319-446-7870


Holiday Office Hours

City Hall offices schedule for the 2022 holiday season.

December 22, Closing at 1 PM Due to weather.

December 23 City Hall office closed.

December 26, City Hall office closed.

January 2, 2023, City Hall office closed.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!, City Staff 319-446-7870

Yard Waste Pickup has ended 2022

Yard Waste Pickup has ended for 2022.

Yard waste pickup will resume April 2023.

City of Atkins. 319-446-7870

Fair Housing Plan and Notice

The City of Atkins  Fair Housing Plan and Notice.

Click here for the complete Plan and Policy document.

Click here for the Notice of Public Hearing

City Hall  319-446-7870

2022 Annual Finance Report

The City of Atkins Annual Finance Report ending June 30, 2022.

Click here to view the report.

Mayor Bruce Visser

Atkins City Council member passes away – click here for details.

Council member Rick Stoltzfus has passed away.

I share with you that Council member Rick Stoltzfus passed away at his home on November 12, 2022. Funeral arrangements are with Hrabak Neuhaus Funeral Service of Belle Plaine.  Please visit the web site for arrangement details and a brief history of Rick. He had many interesting experiences.  Funeral details here.

We want to share our condolences with Ricks wife, Connie and the family. I appreciate Rick’s participation on the City Council, and he was as active contributor.  He had a strong interest in the community since locating here and shared his positive ideas many times. His wit will be missed.

Bruce Visser, Mayor, City of Atkins Iowa


Veterans Day – Thank you!

On this day, November 11, 2022.

Veterans Day honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace.

Thank you Veterans!

For Sale – 2001 Pumper Fire Truck

The City of Atkins has for sale by auction:

2001 International Fire Truck (Pumper)

Click the link below for Details:

GovDeals auction site – 2001 Pumper Truck

Truck was in service and replaced with new truck.

City of Atkins, Iowa 319-446-7870