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  • Utility Bill - Due the 15th of every month!
  • Spring Ahead - Sunday, March 12th at 2:00 a.m. SPRING AHEAD!!!!
  • Sidewalk Reminder - Remember to clear sidewalks of snow & ice!

State of the City

26 January 2017

State of City







At the Council Meeting held on Monday, January 23, 2017, Mayor Steven Platte gave a State of the City Address.  Mayor Platte reviewed what has happened in the City during his tenure as well as events that are being planned for 2017.  To read the entire State of the City Address, click here.

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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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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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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Police News

18 December 2015

Police NewsOn December 5th, Eaton Rapids Police in partnership with Eaton Rapids Fire participated in the annual Fill-A-Cop-Car food drive.  The event annually collects non-perishable food products to support local food banks during this very important time of year.


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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.

February 20th 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.

February 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.

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

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Tuesday, February 21st - 7:00 p.m. Parks Board

Monday, February 27th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Monday, March 6th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Monday, March 6th - 7:00 p.m. Planning Commission

Wednesday, March 8th - 7:00 p.m. ZBA Meeting

Friday, March 10th - 7:00 a.m. DDA Meeting

Monday, March 13th - 9:30 a.m. Library Board

Monday, March 13th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Friday, March 17th - 7:30 a.m. LDFA Meeting

Monday, March 20th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Tuesday, March 21st - 7:00 p.m. Quality of Life Board

Monday, March 27th - 6:00 p.m. Council Meeting

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