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Latest News

  • Utility Bill - Due the 15th of every month!
  • Spring Ahead - Sunday, March 12th at 2:00 a.m. SPRING AHEAD!!!!
  • Sidewalk Reminder - Remember to clear sidewalks of snow & ice!

BPW Scrap Drive

BPWThe Eaton Rapids Business and Professional Women's Club will hold the 5th Annual "Scrap for Scholarships" fundraiser on Saturday, May 20th from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Public Works Facility.  Any type of metal will be accepted.  No computers, TV's or electronics can be accepted.  For more information, contact Linda Gillentine at 663--6741 or email lgillentine@earthlink.net.

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-April!

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 April 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.

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Area Plan

01 March 2017

State of City







The 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.


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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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.

April 24th 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.

April 17th 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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Thursday, April 20th - 7:00 p.m. COG at Hamlin Township

Monday, April 24th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Monday, May 1st - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Monday, May 1st - 7:00 p.m. Planning Commission

Monday, May 8th - 9:30 a.m. Library Board

Monday, May 8th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Friday, May 12th - 7:00 a.m. DDA Meeting

Monday, May 15th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Tuesday, May 16th - 7:00 p.m. Quality of Life Board

Monday, May 22nd - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

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