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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

M-F 8:30-4:30


200 S. Main St.

Important Announcements

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Eaton Rapids Chalk Festival – Saturday, August 25

The City of Eaton Rapids Chalk Festival will be on Saturday August 25th from 10am-2pm. Our goal is to put as much chalk art on Main Street as possible, so show up and Chalk It Up! Please see the flyer below for more information! ER Chalk...
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Do you like to express yourself and care about creating healthier school climates? We are asking you (high school teens in 9th to 12th grade in the Tri-County Area) to let us know what inspires you to be healthy and to reach for your dreams. What can your communities...
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You are cordially invited to attend meetings for the Project Rising Tide program that is offered through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. For More Information Click the Link Below Rising Tides...

Farmers Market

Join us at the Farmers Market for Free Yoga Free yoga demos and yoga mats from the SPLASH+ program at the market! Come out to the Eaton Rapids Medical Center Farmers Market Wednesday 3 to 6 pm to join in the healthy fun! Eaton Rapids Medical Center Farmers Market When...
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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...

Update From the Mayor

First, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of your city employees.  The transition from one administrator to another is not always easy. They all have been very open to answering questions and providing me with much needed explanations. They have been...

Yard Waste Facility Hours Changing.

The Yard Waste Facility is located at 300 Market Street.  The hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. M-F and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. This is for dumping brush and leaves only.  Leaves need to be in bio-degradable bags.  Brush is for small...

Eaton Rapids targeted for downtown development.

Under its Michigan Main Street Program, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced six new communities it will be working with to attract stakeholders and build local economies through the development of downtown areas. Eaton Rapids was named as...

Community News

LAFCU members, and public donate to help the Eaton Rapids community

Generous LAFCU members, public donate to help Eaton Rapids community More than 912 pounds of toiletries, food collected at LAFCU branches to help local charity LANSING, Mich. — Thanks to the generosity of LAFCU members and the public, LAFCU’s month-long toiletries and...

Mayors Corner

Summer time 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! Mayors...

BEDHD June 2018 Community Outreach Highlights

For the latest updates from the Barry-Eaton District Health Department please click the link below! Community...

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 Quality...

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


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 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.

August 13th Regular Meeting

Archive Agenda’s


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 13th Regular Meeting Minutes

Archived Minutes


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


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


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


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 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


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


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.

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Food Assistance For Families In Eaton Rapids