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

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

 

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

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.

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.

 

City Hall Offices Closed – Feb 4, 2-4 pm

City Hall Offices Closed
Friday Feb 4, 2-4pm

Library is open normal hours.

 Phone messages will be answered.  Drop box is available for payments.

City Hall Phone: 319-446-7870             Email Cityclerk@cityofatkins.org

Thank you, Bruce Visser – Mayor

 

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!!