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Website Under Construction

Power OutagePlease be patient as the City's Website is under construction!  We are working on a bigger and better site that will offer citizens more opportunity!  We hope to have this done within the next couple of months!


Vote!!!!The City General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7th.  Offices on the ballot will be Mayor and Council-at-Large.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and will be located at 101 Line Street, the Public Safety Facility.  City Hall will be closed on Election Day as Staff will be assisting with the Election.

Top 5 Things in ER

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!

Homecoming Parade

RoyaltyThe Eaton Rapids High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, September 22nd.  The parade will start at 6:00pm.  Come out and show your Greyhound Spirit and Pride as we celebrate Homecoming 2014!

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Main Street Trick-or-Treat 2017

18 September 2017

Trick-or-TreatIconic downtown Eaton Rapids will be invaded by ghosts, goblins, pirates, princesses and magical characters galore in the Annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street Event on October 25, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  (Rain Date is Thursday, October 26)  Trick-or-Treat Main Street is a FREE & FUN event for families and children to trick-or-treat from business to business in downtown Eaton Rapids in a safe and friendly environment.

Join the City of Eaton Rapids and over 30 participating businesses on Main Street and Knight Street and Hall Street in this special Halloween event for the whole family.  The first 500 children in costumes will receive free trick-or- treat bags at City Hall.

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


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

06 September 2017

Mayor Steven PlatteMayor's Corner

Mark your calendars!  September 14th, we will be welcoming back our Airstream family.  This is our 6th year of our Urban Airstream event and is sure to be the largest!

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2017 Leaf Pickup Program

30 August 2017

Police NewsThe City of Eaton Rapids will begin a new Leaf Pickup Program!  To see when you need to put your leaves out, 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.

September 18th 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.

September 18th 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, September 18th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Tuesday, September 19th - 7:00 p.m. Quality of Life Board

Monday, September 25th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Monday, October 2nd - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Monday, October 2nd - 7:00 p.m. Planning Commission

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

Monday, October 9th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Friday, October 13th - 7:00 a.m. DDA Meeting

Monday, October 16th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Tuesday, October 17th - 7:00 p.m. Quality of Life Board

Thursday, October 19th - 7:00 p.m. COG @ City Hall

Monday, October 23rd - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

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