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

 

Notice of Public Hearing -FY2024

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – CITY OF ATKINS – PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX LEVY
Fiscal Year July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024

This hearing is postponed due to legislation recalculation pending

The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year City property tax levy as follows:
Meeting Date: 2/1/2023 Meeting Time: 06:30 PM Meeting Location: City Hall/Library Council Room located at 480 3rd Avenue

Click here for the full – NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING detail.

Posted Jan 21, 2023

 

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 – 2023

Click here -2023 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!!