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  • Tax Bill - Winter Taxes Due February 14th!

City Taxes Due

Taxes Due!Reminder!!!!  Your Winter Taxes are due on Tuesday, February 17th!  City Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.!!!!  They MUST be in the City Offices by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday the 17th to be considered on time without a penalty!

Dog Licenses Available

DozzerDog Licenses are now available at City Hall.  Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  Licenses will be available until February 28th.  Remember to bring your proof of rabies vaccination!  You can now also purchase your licenses on line at www.eatoncountytreasurer.org to save time!

City Hall Offices Closed

Offices ClosedWednesday, December 24th and Thursday, December 25th, as well as Wednesday, December 31st and Thursday, January 1st, City Offices will be closed.  Happy Holidays! 

Top 5 Things To Do in ER-December!

Top 5 in ERAre you Bored?  Tired of doing the same old...same old?  Trying to make that dollar stretch further?  Well here are fun ideas for December that you can do in Eaton Rapids! 

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Christmas Decorating Contest Winners

22 December 2014

Decorating ContestThe City of Eaton Rapids' Christmas Decorating Contest Winners are as follows:  1st Place 822 Michigan Street; 2nd Place 112 Meath Street and 3rd Place 604 West Street.    Thanks to EVERYONE who makes their homes look beautiful this Holiday Season!  It's a WondERful Life in ER!!!!!!!


24 November 2014

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

03 February 2014

Police News

Hello Eaton Rapids Community!!!  First, I want to thank the City Council for giving me this great opportunity to lead the Eaton Rapids Police Department.  I am very excited to be returning home to Eaton County and look forward to many years serving as your Chief of Police. 

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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.

December 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.

 December 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.

2014-2015 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

Informational Videos

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Monday, January 5th - 5:00 p.m. Council Worksession

Monday, January 5th - 7:00 p.m. Planning Commission Meeting

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

Monday, January 12th - 10:30 a.m. Library Board Meeting

Monday, January 12th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

Thursday, January 15th - 7:00 p.m. COG Meeting at Hamlin Township

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

Tuesday, January 20th - 7:00 p.m. Parks Board Meeting

Monday, January 26th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

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