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Councilman-At-Large Gary Wichman

09 January 2018

Councilman-At-Large Gary WichmanCouncilman Wichman is a 40 year resident of Eaton Rapids.  He and his wife Cheryl have 4 grown children, all of which attended the Eaton Rapids Public Schools.  Councilman Wichman is retired from PNC Bank after a 38 year banking career.

Councilman Wichman has served on numerous local boards and commissions including:  ERPS Board of Education, ERPS Education Foundation, ER Medical Center Board of Trustees, ER Community Foundation, City of Eaton Rapids DDA, LDFA and Planning Commission.  Council Wichman currently serves on the boards of the Eaton County Community Foundation, ERMC Foundation, ER Community Alliance, ER Marketing Alliance and the ER Development Corporation.  Councilman Wichman is also active in his church serving on the leadership team.

Due to various community initiatives, Councilman Wichman believes the Eaton Rapids Area is poised to move forward as a vibrant and energetic Mid Michigan Small town.  He is especially excited about the prospects for our downtown and its ability to become a draw for visitors as well as to generate new residents for the Eaton Rapids area.  Councilman Wichman looks forward to being part of the leadership team that aids in this important period for Eaton Rapids.


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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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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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!

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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.

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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.

January 15th Minutes

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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.

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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

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City Budget

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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.

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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

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Monday, January 15th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

Tuesday, January 16th - 7:00 p.m. Quality of Life Board

Wednesday, January 17th - 7:00 p.m. COG Meeting - Hamlin Township

Monday, January 22nd - 7:00 p.m. Council Meeting

Tuesday, January 30th - 5:00 p.m. Special Meeting

Monday, February 5th - 5:00 p.m. Worksession

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

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

Monday, February 12th - 9:30 a.m. Library Board

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

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

Tuesday, February 20th - 7:00 p.m. Quality of Life Board

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


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