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Welcome To The City Of Eaton Rapids

Michigan’s Island City!

The City Of Eaton Rapids

In All Seasons It’s A Great Place To Live, Work, And Play!

City Hall Info

Hours:
M-F 8:30-4:30


Phone:
517-663-8118


Address:
200 S. Main St.

Important Announcements

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – DDA Red Ribbon Hall

The Downtown Development Authority is accepting qualifications from developers interested in acquiring/developing Red Ribbon Hall. Please review the RFQ and contact City Manager Aaron Desentz if you have any questions. Red Ribbon Hall ER DDA...

A Visioning Session for the Future

Downtown Master Plan Public Input Meeting
Park Bench

Want to help shape the future of parks and recreation in your home town?

We want to hear from you! The parks and recreation resident survey is online. Please click the link below to access the survey. We greatly value your feedback. Thank you in advance for your participation....
Picture of River Rapids

Eaton Rapids River Cam

The Eaton Rapids River Cam is now available online! Watch a live video stream from the Eaton Rapids Outdoor Recreation Center from any PC, or from your Smart Phone. Check on current river conditions or just relax and watch the ducks play! Click here to view the river...

Community News

Mayor’s Corner January 2019

Happy New Year to all of you! I hope the Christmas season was fulfilling and gave each and every one of you the time to connect or re-connect with family. I also hope that you took the time to put the things that truly matter into perspective. I would like to begin...

Mayors Corner December 2018

Winter is upon us, and Christmas is near. But you don't have to wait for the latest Mayor's Corner! Insight, events, and updates from the Mayor can be viewed by clicking the link below! Mayors...

Mayors Corner November 2018

Thanksgiving, and winter are coming up soon! One thing you don't have to wait for is the latest Mayor's Corner!! Insight, events, and updates from the Mayor can be viewed by clicking the link below! Mayors...

Mayors Corner October 2018

Halloween is right around the corner, but you don't have to wait for the latest Mayor’s Corner! Insight, events, and updates from the Mayor can be viewed by clicking the link below! Mayors...

Mayor’s Corner September 2018

Fall is is here and so is the latest Mayor’s Corner! Insight, events, and updates from the Mayor can be viewed by clicking the link below! Mayor's...

ROAD BRICK SALE – OWN A PIECE OF EATON RAPIDS HISTORY

ROAD BRICK SALE - OWN A PIECE OF EATON RAPIDS HISTORY The City of Eaton Rapids has a ton of bricks for sale. These bricks were removed from Main Street a few years ago. The bricks date back to 1910 and are in excellent shape. The City is selling the bricks at a price...

Eaton Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

The ERACC newsletter is here! To find out more about exciting developments, events, and news in the Eaton Rapids community please click the link below! March 2018...

Quality of Life Department- Accomplishments & Visions

  City of Eaton Rapids Quality of Life Department 2017 Accomplishments & 2018 Visions From day one, we have worked to instill the slogan “Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs.” The idea, that parks and recreation opportunities lead to a higher...

City Newsletter

Welcome to your town...Eaton Rapids!  Attached you will find the Connecting Eaton Rapids Newsletter!  Please click here for the "Connecting Eaton Rapids" article in its...

Quick Links

EATON RAPIDS RIVER CAM

The Eaton Rapids River Cam is now available online! Watch a live video stream from the Eaton Rapids Outdoor Recreation Center from any PC, or from your Smart Phone. Check on current river conditions or just relax and watch the ducks play!

Click here to view the river cam!

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 10th Regular Meeting

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.

January 14th, 2019 Regular Meeting

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

DDA

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

LDFA

The Local Development Finance Authority is a body created under the authority of P.A. 281 of 1986, as amended, to encourage local development, prevent conditions of unemployment and promote growth, create and implement a development plan, acquire interests in real and personal property, and to utilize tax increment financing.

Meetings: As Needed

LDFA Agenda

LDFA Minutes

PLANNING COMMISSION

The Planning Commission is responsible for reviewing all applications for re-zoning, lot splits, site plan approval, special land use permits and variances and giving recommendations to the City Council for each.  

Minutes & Agendas

ZBA

The Zoning Board of Appeals is established to perform its duties and exercise its powers as provided in Section 5 of Act 207 of the Public Acts of 1921, as amended (MCLA 125.585), in such a way that the objectives of the Zoning Ordinance shall be observed, public safety secured and substantial justice done.

May 9th Agenda

Archived Minutes & Agendas

Eaton Rapids Health Alliance

The mission of ERHA is to enhance and preserve the health of those who live, work, and play in Eaton Rapids by collaborating with the community to provide environments and opportunities that support healthy lifestyles and well-being.

How To Double Up Your Bridge Card

Food Assistance For Families In Eaton Rapids