Welcome to the Village of Elk Rapids Document Center

The Village of Elk Rapids is committed to transparency and public involvement in the decision-making process. Here you will find village documents including minutes, agendas, audio recordings, as well as forms, permits, and other information.

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently working on a database of past meeting agendas, minutes, and recordings. Please contact the village office if you are in need of a particular document that is not on the Document Center. You are also able to FOIA village documents by following the instructions below in the “Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)” section.

Boards and Commissions

  • 2022 AGENDAS, MINUTES, RECORDINGS
  • September 22, 2021 Meeting │ AGENDA

Village Government

Please note: this section is under construction as Village Staff add some narrative to help those who wish to understand the context of the Village’s relationship with the Island House Property, where the Elk Rapids District Library is housed.

GENERAL CODE OF ORDINANCES

ZONING CODE OF ORDINANCES (PDF)

ADOPTED AND PROPOSED ORDINANCES

STRATEGIC GOALS AND OBJECTIVES │UPDATED NOVEMBER 1, 2021 (PDF)

BUDGET & FINANCIAL INFORMATION

The Village of Elk Rapids begins its fiscal year on March 1. The budgeting process begins with Village Council workshops in the Fall. The process culminates near the end of the current fiscal year with a presentation of the proposed budget by the Village Manager, with Council and citizen input, followed by adoption of the proposed budget. The Village of Elk Rapids is committed to transparency and citizen input in the budgeting process.