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  • Movies - Movies Every Friday in June-August at dark!
  • Utility Bill - Due the 15th of every month!
  • Music - Music Every Thursday in June-August at 7:00 p.m.
  • WE ARE ER! - Football Season Starts 8-28!

CPL ClassesThe Eaton Rapids Police Department will be hosting CPL - Basic Pistol Safety Course classes.  For more information and to reserve your spot, click here!

Your Opinion Matters!

SurveyYou opinion matters!  Tell us what you want for the area's future by taking the community survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/eatonrapidsareaplan or complete it on paper at City Hall!

Top 5 Things To Do in ER-August!

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 right here in Eaton Rapids! 

Road construction continues...

ConstructionThe State Street road construction project has started!  State Street is now closed from Smithville Road to just west of Greyhound Drive.  The construction will include a complete road removal, new storm drains, curbs, sidewalks and road surface.  Please take an alternate route!!!!!

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Music & Movies

28 July 2014

Movies in the ParkThe City of Eaton Rapids is excited to start the Summer "Movies in the Park After Dark" event!  This will be on Friday Nights this year!  We will also begin the "Music in the Park" at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday Nights! For a listing of the music & movies, click here.  See you at the Music & Movies at the Amphitheater located on Knight Street!!!!!

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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Community Spotlight...

03 January 2014

CRG DirectoriesCRG Directories

Welcome to your town.....Eaton Rapids!  Did you know that CRG Directories has been serving the citizens of Eaton Rapids for over 22 years?

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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.

August 25th 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.

 August 18th 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.

2013-2014 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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Thursday, August 21st - 7:00 p.m. Media BAND music at the Amphitheater

Friday, August 22nd - 8:00 a.m. ER Medical Foundation Golf Outing

Friday, August 22nd - Dusk, Jungle Book movie at the Amphitheater

Monday, August 25th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

Tuesday, August 26th - 7:00 p.m. GAR Museum Presentation on John Wilkes Booth and Jefferson Davis

Thursday, August 28th - 7:00 p.m. Chasin' God music at the Amphitheater

Friday, August 29th - Dusk, The Nut Job movie at the Amphitheater

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