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Library Director Position

16 October 2014

ER Library

The City of Eaton Rapids Public Library is seeking an innovative and forward thinking Library Director with excellent leadership skills, thorough knowledge of library principles, practices, techniques, materials and technology, and the ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. 

Eaton Rapids Public Library is a Class II Library that was established in 1876.  It has an annual budget of $174,000, three part time library assistants and is a member of the Woodland Library Cooperative.

Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and possess or qualify to possess Level III certification or higher as issued by the Library of Michigan.  Two years library employment experience required with at least one year of library management experience preferred.  Valid Driver's License required.  Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited university preferred.

The position would require a minimum of 40 hours per week which may include some evening and weekend hours.  Normal office environment with occasional sitting/standing position for extended periods of time.  Travel for meetings and conferences required.

The competitive salary and benefit package is based on experience and qualifications.

For a complete job description, click here.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by Friday, October 31, 2014, will receive first consideration.  Interested candidates should forward a cover letter addressing the position requirements, a resume, and three professional references with contact information to Eaton Rapids Library Director Search Committee at 220 South Main Street, Eaton Rapids, MI  48827.  Requests for additional information should be directed to Janet Denton, President Eaton Rapids Library Board This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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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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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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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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.

October 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.

 October 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.

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

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

Monday, November 3rd - 5:00 p.m. Council Worksession

Monday, November 3rd - 7:00 p.m. Planning Commission Meeting

Monday, November 10th - 10:30 a.m. Library Board Meeting

Monday, November 10th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

Friday, November 14th - 7:00 a.m. DDA Meeting

Monday, November 17th - 5:00 p.m. Council Worksession

Tuesday, November 18th - 7:00 p.m. Parks Board Meeting

Monday, November 24th - 7:00 p.m. City Council Meeting

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