Road Closure – Parade Route Aug 6th

City of Atkins – Watermelon Days Celebration

Road Closure will be in effect Aug 6th, 2022

Parkridge Road and Second Avenue

10:30 am to 11 pm

Click here for map of Road Closure Notice and Parade Route

City of Atkins 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

Street Repair Completed 2022

City of Atkins seal coat street repair is completed for 2022.

Thank you for your help with moving vehicles and adjusting parking.

Concrete street repair is planned for later 2022. More info at later date.

Thank you for your cooperation.

City Staff 319-446-7870

Citywide Clean Up Day

The City of Atkins is providing a Clean Up Day.

Residents of Atkins.

Saturday,  July 23, 2022.

Please bring unloading help at the drop off site.

Throw away items too large for the solid waste collection.

Click here for details of time, fees and permitted items.  Flyer info.

Golf Cart Notice

Golf carts on City streets are regulated in the City of Atkins.

Do you have a golf cart? Thinking of buying one? Want to know the regulations required to operate a golf cart on City streets?

ATV’s, UTV’s, are not authorized on City streets.

Click here for more information.

City Hall Closed July 4

City Hall office is closed Monday, July 4, 2022 for the Independence Day holiday.

Have a safe holiday.

City Hall Staff,


Fireworks Ordinance- City of Atkins

Summary of the fireworks Ordinance 207 for the City of Atkins

allows Firework Use during the following times:

1)         June 28th thru July 4th from the hours of 9 am to 11 pm each day.

2)       Sky lantern open flame devices are not permitted to be released within the city limits, except if tethered by a retrievable rope so long as the person discharging has control over the sky lantern.

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.

Memorial Day 2022

Reflecting…. We honor them today, May 30, 2022.

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, began during the American Civil War when citizens placed flowers on the graves of those who had been killed in battle. After World War I, it came to be observed in honor of those who had died in all U.S. wars, and its name changed to Memorial Day.

Utility Service Account Now Available

View and Pay on-line.  May 20, 2022

Account information will be available for your personal Atkins Service Account.

Atkins Water service accounts will receive a letter by postal mail with instructions to:

Register to create your secure personal account,

Then pay or view account information on-line.

Atkins Cleanup Day-April 30 – Cancelled

Cancelled – Atkins City Wide Cleanup Day Scheduled for:

April 30, 2022 is cancelled due to weather.

This event will be rescheduled – no future date has been determined.
Items are accepted at the Benton County Landfill – click here for more information

Thank you, Atkins City Hall 319-446-7870

Atkins Cleanup Day-April 30

Atkins City Wide Clean Up Day

For your unwanted junk items – Sponsored by the City of Atkins, Iowa

For Atkins residents only – Funded by garbage fees

April 30, 2022

click here for flyer -details of location and accepted items

City Hall 319-446-7870

City Council Adopts Budget -FYE23

The Atkins City Council Adopted Budget for FYE23 on March 22.

For fiscal year ending 2023

(July 1, 2022  through June 30, 2023)

click here for City Budget Presentation

click here for City Budget detailed information filed with Benton County Auditor

If you have questions, Contact City Hall 319-446-7870

Support the Atkins Fire Department

Support your local Volunteer Fire Department!

The fire station building was destroyed in August 2020. The fire department continues to provide service from limited facilities. The community support is vital for this volunteer service to continue.  Say thank you to your friends and neighbors that are volunteer Fire Fighters and First Responders EMS. Read this letter from the Mayor.