Electric Department

The Electric Department serves approximately 2,475 customers.  This department maintains all the distribution lines and transformers in the City.  There are 230 miles of electric lines, 584 Street Lights and 424 Transformers.

The department operates two bucket trucks and a Digger Derek, which is used for digging holes for electrical poles.

The Electric Department Senior Foreman is Lee Sifton, who supervises two employees, Dan Chamberlin and Troy Craven who are needed for the 2,475 customers they service.


Recycling Information
Energy Smart Program Web Site
2011 Energy Optimization Report
2011 Energy Optimization Detail

Electrical Service Shut Off Rules & Policy

2011 City of Eaton Rapids Renewable Energy Report

Low Income Energy Optimization Program

The City of Eaton Rapids is also proud to have its own Generation Facility.  The City of Eaton Rapids has two dual fuel diesel/natural gas generators.  The engines are housed in a building that was constructed at the Public Works Department on Market Street.  They are Fairbank Morse O.P. Engines.

Generator Technician Jon Flower