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  • DECORATING!!!! - Judging will be December 20th!!!
  • Website - The City's Website is under construction!
  • Utility Bill - Due the 15th of every month!

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!

City Taxes Due

Taxes Due!Reminder!!!!  Your Winter Taxes are due on Wednesday, February 14th!  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 Wednesday the 14th 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!

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

31 October 2017

Decorating ContestThe City of Eaton Rapids' Christmas Decorating Contest will take place on Wednesday, December 20th with judging at 6:00 p.m.  There will be winners for Business and Residential.    1st Place will be $150 off of your utility bill; 2nd Place is $100 off of your utility bill and 3rd Place is $50 off of your utility bill.  The Judging Criteria is as follows:  First Impression/Design - 45 points; Originality - 20 points; Environmental Elements (Conservation) - 10 points; Suitability to Site - 10 points.    Thanks to EVERYONE who makes their homes look beautiful this Holiday Season!  It's a WondERful Life in ER!!!!!!!


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.

December 11th 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 4th 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

Informational Videos

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Friday, December 8th - 7:00 a.m. DDA Meeting

Monday, December 11th - 9:30 a.m. Library Board

Monday, December 11th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Monday, December 18th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

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

Tuesday, December 26th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

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