Atkins Citywide Cleanup Day Fall 2021

Fall Clean Up Day, Saturday October 23, 2021, 7am to 11am.

Collecting items of junk and light clean up around the home.

Details – click here for accepted items and fees that may apply.

Must bring items to the Fire Station Parking lot.

91 Railroad Street.

Items accepted 7am to 11am only. No drop-off before or after.

Open to Atkins Residents only.

Electrical System Upgrade Information

Click here -Alliant Energy Underground Project Information

Areas of Atkins are designated for Electrical Power System upgrades as part of the Alliant Energy program to replace overhead wires with underground equipment for electrical system distribution. The project primarily effects the older areas of the city. The project will provide benefits of a reliable electrical delivery system within Atkins. This project has been on-going for several years and will resume soon. Alliant Energy has contacted the homes and business effected by this project.  If you have questions about this program, Alliant Energy has provided a contact source for you.

2020 Atkins Water Quality Report Available (CCR)

The City of Atkins Water System -Consumer Confidence Report (CCR).

This report is updated annually and contains important information regarding the water quality in Atkins Municipal Water System.

2020 Water Quality Report is available at

(Click Here). (Rural Water Website)

 

News

Central Lutheran School PTL brunch will be Sunday November 2, 2014 from 9a.m. – 1:00p.m.  ‘All you care to eat’  Supplemental Funds provided by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans.

Fall garage sales will be October 4, 2014 from 8-2.  Contact Jen Davis at 446-7410

 

 

Benton Marching Band Raffle!!!

Your winning ticket could have you sending the Benton Community Marching Bobcats – conveniently placed on your lawn or your neighbor’s front lawn at 7AM on Friday, October 3!  All 88 of them – with instruments, percussion equipment and the Color Guard, along with their three buses and equipment trailer!  YOU could win this awesome opportunity by signing up for the 2014 Homecoming BAND Raffle!

Purchase the tickets:

 

 

9/22/14 JV football

9/23/14 8th grade football, Freshman & JV & Varsity volleyball

9/26/14 Freshman & Varsity football

9/30/14 @ Norway 7th grade volleyball

Freshman & Varsity volleyball

7th grade football

 

$1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets!!

 

Support Benton Band Boosters!

 

 

 

Atkins City Wide Cleanup Days

Items too large for regular weekly pickup may be brought to the old sewer plant at the north end of Northview Avenue for disposal.

Drop off times are:

Thursday – October 2nd 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Friday – October 3rd 9:00 AM to Noon & 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Saturday – October 4th 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

DO NOT LEAVE ITEMS WHEN THE AREA IS UNATTENDED!

The following is a partial list of items accepted free of charge:

Furniture, mattress & box springs, etc

Bicycles (tires must be removed)

Lawn mowers (tires, gasoline and oil must be removed)

BBQ Grills (Gas Grills must have tank removed)

There is a Disposal Fee for the following items:

Computer monitors (flat screen/LCD) -$5

LCD/Flat Screen TVs – $5

CRT/Tube Television or Monitors – $5 for 22” & smaller; $10 for 23” or larger

Desktop printers/copiers- $1,

Large Printers/copiers-$10

Large Appliances -$5

Small Appliances (Microwaves) – $1

Small LP Gas Tanks-$5

Large Batteries – $1

Payment must be made when item is delivered.

The following items WILL NOT be accepted:

Appliances Filled with Food

Tires

Yard-waste

Large Propane Tanks

Household Garbage

Building Materials

Hazardous Waste (Gasoline, oil, oil filters, paints, solvents etc.)

If you need to get rid of a working refrigerator, freezer, or air conditioner, call Alliant Energy at 1-800-723-7635 for information on their recycling program.  It is possible they will pick up/dispose of your old appliance and pay you for it.  The appliance must be in running order to qualify.

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

October 1st. Items will be picked up on Thursday October 2nd.

This service is for City of Atkins Residents ONLY!!