Atkins Fire Station Rebuild News!

Atkins Fire Station Rebuild Update!

Thursday Feb 15, 2024 at 6PM.

The City of Atkins Invites all to attend a special meeting to inform the community about the Fire Station Rebuild Project. The meeting will include presentations from the Architect and Financial Advisor.  Location – click here for the flyer and map.

There will be special parking areas – watch for signs!  Click here for parking map and information.  Updated Feb 14. !!!

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.

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

 

Recycle Calendar News – 2024

Click here -2024 Waste Management Recycle Calendar!

The 2024 waste collection calendar is HERE!!

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.

 

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!!