Drinking Water Advisory – Lifted -8/28/2023

 Monday, August 28, 2023. 8:35 pm. The Drinking Water Advisory is lifted.

Customers of the Atkins, Iowa Public Water Supply. The Drinking Water Advisory issued on August 25, 2023 is no longer in effect. We are pleased to report the bacterial samples were satisfactory (contained no bacteria) for all samples. It is no longer necessary to boil your water before use.  The sampling process and protocol are monitored by the DNR with samples analyzed by an independent testing laboratory.

Click here to see the official notice- Drinking Water Advisory is Lifted.

Atkins City Hall 319-446-7870

Watermelon Day Info 2023

Watermelon Day 2023 is past but it was a great day!

We recognize the Atkins Community Club organizes and operates this event. See the Atkins Community Club Facebook page for up-to-date information.  Thanks to all the Community Club members for organizing this event and to all the volunteers that helped!

See the Atkins Community Club Facebook page for up-to-date info!

Garbage collection Thursday July 6

Due to the Independence Holiday.

City of Atkins garbage collection will be Thursday July 6, 2023.

Yard waste pickup will take place on the same day.

Collection calendar is here.

City staff 319-446-7870

Sewer work begins July 5

Sewer main cleaning and inspection begins July 5, 2023.

Contractors will be using equipment at sewer manholes.

Please read more information here at this link.

City Staff – 319-446-7870

Street work – line painting

 Line painting in progress several locations.

Make note of these No Parking locations while work is taking place.

Downtown -Tuesday, June 27, east side of Main Ave.

Downtown – Wednesday June 28, west side of Main Ave.

Main Park – west side parking spots at Park Pavillion.

City Hall parking lot – lot will be open – signs posted.

City Staff – 319-446-7870

Street Repair – Notice- Updated 6/23/2023

Chip seal street repairs for 2023 are completed!

Parking can return to normal.

Line painting will take place next and will begin soon.

Thank you for assistance with the parked vehicles, this helped complete the work quickly.

Thank you,

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.


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


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