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  • Santa Claus - Santa Claus is Coming to Town December 3rd!
  • City Hall Closed - December 23rd & 26th - Merry Christmas!
  • Utility Bill - Due the 15th of every month!

City Taxes Due

Taxes Due!Reminder!!!!  Your Winter Taxes are due on Tuesday, February 14th!  City Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.!!!!  They MUST be in the City Offices by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday the 14th to be considered on time without a penalty!

City Hall Offices Closed

Offices ClosedCity Hall will be CLOSED on Friday, December 23rd and Monday, December 26th!  Merry Christmas!  City Hall will also be CLOSED on Friday, December 30th and Monday, January 2nd!  Happy New Year!

Top 5 Things To Do in ER-December!

Top 5 in ERAre you Bored?  Tired of doing the same old...same old?  Trying to make that dollar stretch further?  Well here are fun ideas for December that you can do in Eaton Rapids!

Hometown Family Christmas

Hometown Family ChristmasThe ER Chamber of Commerce will be having the Hometown Family Christmas Festivities on Saturday, December 3rd. The parade will start at 6:00 pm. Please come out and enjoy all of the festivities planned for this spectacular event which include bands, choirs, children's characters, food, crafts and more....and don't forget about our very Special Guest......SANTA CLAUS!

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Youth Basketball

24 October 2016

Trick-or-TreatNOW REGISTERING! Eaton Rapids sponsored Youth Basketball Leagues are committed to teach the game in a fun, non-competitive and instructional atmosphere.  We are focused on improving the ability of every player while enhancing the experience for every family.  Our efforts create a passion for the game that will last a lifetime.

Players grades K - 5 have the opportunity to participate in a fun youth basketball program designed to teach the basic skills such as dribbling, shooting, passing and basic offense and defense schemes.

Teams are based on individual registrations, school, grade and parent requests.  Volunteer coaches are needed for all grade divisions.  Please let us know when you register if you are interested in being a coach.

Click here to register.

For more information on the event, or how to get your business or non-profit involved, please contact Troy Stowell at 517-663-8118 x 8178 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


28 October 2016

City NewsletterCity Newsletter

Welcome to your town.....Eaton Rapids!  Attached you will find the Connecting Eaton Rapids Newsletter!

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Who's Who in Eaton Rapids

19 May 2014

GazeboEngraved Bricks on the Island!

The City of Eaton Rapids would like to remind you about the "Buy A Brick" program!  Originally there were just over 9,500 bricks laid on the Island, from the crosswalk to the Gazebo.  Many have been replaced with engraved bricks.....862 to be exact! 

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Police News

18 December 2015

Police NewsOn December 5th, Eaton Rapids Police in partnership with Eaton Rapids Fire participated in the annual Fill-A-Cop-Car food drive.  The event annually collects non-perishable food products to support local food banks during this very important time of year.


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News from the State

17 January 2014

SnyderLANSING, Mich. — Michigan will fuel its impressive comeback through innovations such as a statewide system for training and educating skilled technicians, attracting global talent and reinventing the way in which services to residents in need are provided, Gov. Rick Snyder said in his fourth State of the State address.

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Quick Links

Council Agendas

Council agenda's are posted to the website by Friday around 12:00pm. Our meeting schedule is a Work Session on the 1st and 3rd Monday's at 5pm and Council Meetings on the 2nd and 4th Monday's at 7pm. All meetings are held at City Hall on the 2nd floor.

December 5th Agenda

Archive Agenda's

Council Minutes

The City of Eaton Rapids maintains the minutes of all official meetings. Below is a link to the most recent meeting minutes along with a link to our minutes archive.

December 5th Minutes

Archived Minutes

City Charter

The City of Eaton Rapids... The link below will take you to the Eaton Rapids City Charter.  Please be advised that the Complete and Official copy is available at City Hall.

City Charter

Recent City Charter Amendments

City Code

The City of Eaton Rapids has many ordinances to keep our citizens safe. The link below will take you to the Eaton Rapids City Code and Ordinances

City Code

City Budget

The City of Eaton Rapids budget is from July 1st to June 30th of each year. Below is a link to the current year's budget.

2016-2017 Budget

City Map

The City of Eaton Rapids is home to many wonderful parks, walking trails and businesses. The link below will take you to a map of the city to help you get there. Over the next couple of months we will introduce a more interactive map.

City Map


The DDA (Downtown Development Authority) meets on the 2nd Friday at 7am at City Hall. Below are the most recent meeting minutes.

DDA Agenda

DDA Minutes


The LDFA (Local Development Finance Authority) meets as needed.  Meetings are generally held on Friday morning's at 7:30am at City Hall. Below is a link to the most recent meeting minutes

LDFA Agenda

LDFA Minutes

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Monday, December 12th - 9:30 a.m. Library Board

Monday, December 12th - 7:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Monday, December 19th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Tuesday, December 20th - 7:00 p.m. Quality of Life Board

Tuesday, December 27th - 7:00 p.m. Council Meeting

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