Covid- 19 Cancelations

Events that have been canceled due to Covid – 19.

Spring Garage Sales

Atkins Clean Up Day

ISU Discovery Camp

Atkins Public Library is now a Drive by program (see Library news for Details)

Atkins Watermelon Days

These have been canceled or modified by there respective organizers


Inside your City of Atkins City Services Statement.

Inside your City of Atkins City Services Statement.

Check it out here.

Congratulations Atkins! We have the highest Census Bureau Response Rate in Benton County!

The City of Atkins has had 73.5% of our residents respond to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Way to Go Atkins!!!

Benton County has a 69.8% response rate!

Iowa has 66.5% response rate!

Vinton is getting close at 73.1%.  Help Atkins stay the highest in Benton County!

Lets Keep it Going! Let’s catch up to Robins at 83.9%

To respond for your family go to

Or if you have not responded you can send in your paper response!

This is so important!  Responding helps fund schools, roads, cities and counties.

This can also help open up Grant Opportunities for our Community.

City of Atkins, Iowa COVID-19 Response 5/22/20 Update

City of Atkins, Iowa COVID-19 Response

Emergency Proclamation Regarding Community Spread of COVID – 19


U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring in Benton County

The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking 135 positions in Benton County.

Check out  or call 1-855-job-2020.

Extra Income/Flexible Hours/Weekly Pay/Paid Training

2020 Waste Management Recycle Calendar

2020 Waste Management Recycle Calendar

City of Atkins Mayor’s News

Met the Mayor is Canceled until later notice!

We have some extra visitors that will be in the City of Atkins to do different types of work!

Alliant Energy and affiliated Companies are in the City to put electrical lines that are currently overhead and relocate them underground. This is to decrease power outages. Some residents may get direct correspondence from Alliant Energy.

– Benton County Assessors will be in the City to get new assessments on homes in this city.

U.S. Census Bureau will be in the city to do work related to the US Census that is done every 10 years.

Atkins Public Library News

The Atkins Public Library is hosting a Quarantined Summer Reading Program Drive By on Wednesdays starting May 13, 2020 through June 10th from 10 – 12. Please drive thru, stop at the main doors and we will bring you a bag for each child ages 4 – 10 to your car. If you would also like to receive books call ahead (319-446-7676) and we will have them ready for pick up. You must call by Tuesday at noon, to receive the books on Wednesday. Hopefully as the state opens up you will be able to come into the library to pick your bag and check out books.

You may still call Library Staff at Atkins Public Library 446-7676.