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For the love of the game.....Eaton Rapids sponsored Youth Baseball and Softball Leagues are committed to teach the game in a fun, non-competitive and instructional atmosphere.  We are focused on improving the ability of every player while enhancing the experience for every family.  Our efforts create a passion for the game that will last a lifetime. Players ages 4 to 12 have the opportunity to participate in baseball and softball. Volunteer coaches are needed at all levels.Click Here to Register

City Hiring Summer Help

Offices ClosedThe City is hiring Summer/Seasonal Help as well as Youth Sports Coordinators.  The positions will be for 90 days and the candidates must be able to lift, carry and manage equipment.  Candidates will work varied schedules including some nights and weekends.  You must be 18 years or older and possess a valid Michigan Driver's License.  Please bring a resume to City Hall where you can fill out an application.  The deadline for filing for the positions is Friday, May 8th.

City Election

Vote!!!!The Special State Election will be held on Tuesday, May 5th at the Public Safety Facility at 101 Line Street.  REMEMBER TO VOTE!  YOUR VOTE MATTERS!  City Hall will be Closed on Tuesday and will re-open during regular business hours on Wednesday, May 6th!

Spring Clean Up in Eaton Rapids

Aerial ViewEaton Rapids and Granger Trash Service are glad to sponsor the "Spring Clean Up Day" in the City of Eaton Rapids.  This will be held on Saturday, May 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Wastewater Treatment Plant Parking area located at 300 Market Street.  Dumpsters will be available for residents to get rid of all of their unwanted "junk".  Certain items will not be accepted.  For a complete listing stop by City Hall.

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Spring Clean-up

23 March 2015

Spring Clean-upThe City of Eaton Rapids along with Granger will be having the Annual "Dejunking Day" at 300 Market Street at the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  The Spring Cleanup will be on Saturday, May 16th from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.! Granger WILL NOT accept:  Lead acid batteries; sewage; yard trimmings; whole tires; hazardous waste; liquids; radioactive materials; drums/barrels which are not empty; compressed gas cylinders; appliances with freon; any container with a hazardous waste label; ignitable, corrosive, reactive or toxic materials; medical wastes; asbestos; computer equipment.

The City will also be offering a recycling opportunity for you to turn in your old working refrigerators, freezers or window air conditioners for a rebate under our Energy Optimization Program.  You will need to bring a copy of your Utility Bill along with your old working appliance.


20 February 2015

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

20 March 2015

Police NewsTwitter, Tubmlr, Secret, Whisper....If you're a social media person you probably know all about these phone applications or "apps", what they are an what they do.  If you're not, then talking about these things can be like speaking another language.


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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.

April 27th 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.

April 20th 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

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Monday, April 27th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

Monday, May 4th - 5:00 p.m. Council Worksession

Monday, May 4th - 7:00 p.m. Planning Commission Meeting

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

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

Monday, May 11th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

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

Tuesday, May 19th - 7:00 p.m. Park Board Meeting

Tuesday, May 26th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

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