Michael A. Baker has served as City Assessor since 1995. He received a Certificate for Property Valuation and Assessment Administration from Lansing Community College and is a member of the Michigan Assessor’s Association. Mike is a Level 3 Assessor, with C.M.A.E. 3 (Certified Michigan Assessor Elect 3) and P.P.E. (Personal Property Examiner) designations from the State of Michigan. Every year, Mike attends continuing education classes offered by the State of Michigan and education courses offered by the Michigan Assessors Association.
Duties of the City Assessor include placing an annual assessed value and taxable value on all real and personal property within the City for the purpose of levying property taxes. All City property records are maintained by the Assessing Department including name and address changes, transfer affidavits, homestead exemptions and parcel descriptions. The Assessor establishes the true cash (fair market) value of real and personal property. The fair market value determines property: assessed value (half the true cash value), and the taxable value in the year following a sale.
The Assessing Department maintains all City property records including name and address changes, transfer affidavits, homestead exemptions and parcel descriptions. The Assessor establishes the true cash (fair market) value of real and personal property within the City for the purpose of levying property taxes.
Contact Mike at 200 S. Main Street Eaton Rapids, Michigan 48827
Phone #(517) 663-8118 ext. #8102
Fax #(517) 663-1116
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and by appointment
When does the Tax Board of Review hear appeals?
Second Monday in March and the following day every year
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The DDA (Downtown Development Authority) meets on the 2nd Friday at 7am at City Hall. Below are the most recent meeting minutes.
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