Philip Erickson City Attorney Philip A. Erickson has served as City Attorney for the City of Eaton Rapids since April of 2002. Philip is a shareholder with the law firm of Plunkett & Cooney, P.C. and is a member of the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys. He has extensive experience in representing Michigan municipalities. He is also an active member of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Bar Association State and Local Government Law Section. Philip received his undergraduate degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1981 where he was a member of the Honors College. He graduated with honors from the Wayne State University School of Law in 1984.
The City Attorney serves as primary legal advisor to City Council, Mayor, City Manager, City Superintendent and all City Departments, Boards, Commissions, Authorities, Offices and Agencies.
Responsibilities of the City Attorney include serving as primary legal advisor to the City Counsel, the Mayor, the City Manager, the City Superintendent and all City Departments, Commissions, Boards, Authorities, Offices and Agencies. The City Attorney prosecutes all ordinance violations in the City and works closely with the Police Department. The City Attorney prepares and/or reviews city ordinances, regulations, contracts and such other matters as may be required by the City Charter, City Council or otherwise. The City Attorney represents the City in litigation where there is no insurance counsel appointed, and he monitors litigation in which insurance counsel is appointed. The City Attorney attends meetings of the City Council, and advises the City Council with respect to its duties and responsibilities under the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act.
Contact Phil at Plunkett & Cooney, P.C.
325 E. Grand River Ave. Suite 250 Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 333-6694 fax
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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Friday, June 21st - 10:00 p.m. Movie at the Amphitheater - Life of Pi
Saturday, June 22nd - Dam Festival
Thursday, June 27th - 7:00 p.m. Music at the Amphitheater - Media Band
Friday, June 28th - 10:00 p.m. Movie at the Ampitheater - The Hobbit
Friday and Saturday, July 26th and 27th - Murder Mystery Dinner at the Miller House from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday, August 16th - Medical Center Foundation Golf Outing at Eldorado Golf Course, call 663-9524 for more information
Saturday, October 5th - Fall Festival at the Miller Farm