Become Part of our Absentee Voter List
Due to recent decisions handed down from the State of Michigan, we must re-establish our permanent absentee voter ballot list. In order to once again be part of this list, we ask that you call the City of Eaton Rapdis Clerk's office. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The phone number is (517) 663-8118.
You may vote absentee ballot if you:
Expect to be absent from the community in which you are registered for the entire time the polls are open on election day.
Are physically unable to attend the polls without the assistance of another.
Cannot attend the polls because of the tenets of your religion.
Have been appointed an election precinct inspector in a precinct other than the precinct where you reside.
Are 60 years of age or older.
Cannot attend the polls because of confinement in jail awaiting arraingnment or trial.
An Absentee Voters application can be requested by:
Downloading, completing and submitting a request form from the State Bureau of Elections;
- Fax request to (517) 663-1116;
- Letter, mailed to the address listed below;
- Post Card, Mailed to the address listed below;
- Picking up an application from the City Clerk's Office
Please include your name and return address in your written request to the City of Eaton Rapids Clerk's office.
Please return all completed applications to:
Eaton Rapids City Clerk's Office
Attn: Absentee Ballot Application
200 S. Main Street
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827
or place them in the drop box located in front of City Hall.
No one may pick up your absentee ballot other than you unless it is delivered to you by the U.S. Mail. This includes spouses, members of your family and friends.
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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Tuesday, June 11th - Little-known Facts About the Lincolns and the Civil War at the Miller Farm from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 13th - 7:00 p.m. Music at the Amphitheater - Mojo Phoenix
Friday, June 14th - 10:00 p.m. Movie at the Amphitheater - Wreck It Ralph
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