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  • Movies - Movies Every Friday in June-August at dark!
  • Utility Bill - Due the 15th of every month!
  • Tax Bill - Summer Taxes Due September 1st!

Music & Movies in the Park

Music & Movies in the ParkThe 2016 Summer Music and Movies in the Park will begin soon!  All events will be held at the Amphitheater, with the concerts being held on Thursday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., and Movies on Friday beginning at dusk!  This is a FREE event and is sponsored by AT&T!  See your Utility Bill for the schedule!

City Taxes Due

Taxes Due!Reminder!!!!  Your Summer Taxes are due on Thursday, August 31st!  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 Thursday the 31st to be considered on time without a penalty!

First Friday Talk Show

Tim Barron 92.9Join Mayor Steven Platte and City Manager Jon Stoppels the first Friday of every month at 9:00 a.m. on the Tim Barron's Radio which is the culmination of more than 30 years of broadcast radio experience now presented in the setting of the future:  Internet distribution of radio.

Veteran Tim Barron's program makes anyone, anywhere a listener!

This site offers Tim's unique views and opinions, topical news of the day and interviews with the people who matter.  It is a top-to-bottom, coast-to-coast Michigan-focused place with webcams, news and more.

There is music here too...from Tim's record collection, five decades in the making!

Listen on your desktop, laptop, in your car via phone, tablet or smartdash.  If you have access to the Internet, you can hear us!  Join Tim, Mayor Platte and Jon as they discuss events and happenings in Eaton Rapids!

Top 5 Things To Do in ER-August!

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

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Music & Movies

28 April 2017

Movies in the ParkThe City of Eaton Rapids is excited to start the Summer "Movies in the Park After Dark" event!  This will be on Friday Nights this year click here for the movie schedule! We will also begin the "Music in the Park" at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday Nights, click here for the music schedule. See you at the Music & Movies at the Amphitheater located on Knight Street!!!!!


24 January 2017

City NewsletterCity Newsletter

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

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Mayor's Corner

19 July 2017

Mayor Steven PlatteMayor's Corner

The Eaton Rapids Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) is open for business and ready to serve your outdoor needs.  With continually added options there is something for everyone.

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Area Wide Master Plan

17 May 2017

Police NewsThe City of Eaton Rapids, in conjunction with Eaton Rapids and Hamlin Townships, are pleased to make available to you the approved Area Wide Master Plan.  To see the Plan in its entirety, please click here.

Yard Waste Facility Hours & Regulations

06 June 2017

Yard WasteThe City of Eaton Rapids Yard Waste Facility drop off located at 301 Market Street will be open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m..  This is an effort to better serve residents and initiate better controls over the previous system.

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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 6pm. All meetings are held at City Hall on the 2nd floor.

August 14th 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.

August 7th 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, August 14th - 9:30 a.m. Library Board

Monday, August 14th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Monday, August 14th - 7:00 p.m. Planning Commission

Tuesday, August 15th - 7:00 p.m. Quality of Life Board

Monday, August 21st - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Thursday, August 24th - 7:00 p.m. COG @ ER Township

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Tuesday, September 5th - 7:00 p.m. Planning Commission

Friday, September 8th - 7:00 a.m. DDA Meeting

Monday, September 11th - 9:30 a.m. Library Board

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