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  • Utility Bill - Due the 15th of every month!
  • Movies - Movies Every Friday in June-August at dark!
  • Spring Clean-up - Saturday, June 3rd from 9:00 to 1:00!

For the love of the game.....For the love of the game.....Eaton Rapids sponsored Youth Baseball and Softball 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. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Top 5 Things To Do in ER-May!

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 during the month of May right here in Eaton Rapids!

Spring Clean Up in Eaton Rapids

Aerial ViewEaton Rapids and Granger Trash Service are glad to sponsor the "Spring Clean Up Day" in the City of Eaton Rapids.  This will be held on Saturday, June 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Wastewater Treatment Plant Parking area located at 300 Market Street.  Dumpsters will be available for residents to get rid of all of their unwanted "junk".  Certain items will not be accepted.  For a complete listing stop by City Hall.

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day ParadeThe City of Eaton Rapids will once again pay tribute to the men and women who have given their lives for our freedom. The parade will start at 11:00am. The parade route is from Marilin St. to Knight St. A brief ceremony will be held on G.A.R. Island Park immediately after the parade. Please come out and pay tribute to the fallen men and women of Michigan and their families.

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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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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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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

02 May 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 3:00 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 7pm. All meetings are held at City Hall on the 2nd floor.

May 22nd 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.

May 22nd 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, June 5th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Monday, June 5th - Planning Commission

Friday, June 9th - 7:00 a.m. DDA Meeting

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

Monday, June 12th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

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

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

Monday, June 26th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

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