PUBLIC NOTICE: In observance of Memorial Day, the Town offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024.  Offices will reopen for business on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

Town Manager’s Update – May 2024

MAY 2024

Dear Residents of Elizabethtown,

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mark McMichael as the new Police Chief for our town. After a thorough selection process, Mark clearly emerged as the candidate best suited to lead our police force, ensuring safety, trust, and community engagement.

Mark brings over 20 years of dedicated service to the role, along with a deep commitment to serving and protecting our community. His leadership skills, integrity, and dedication to fostering positive relationships with residents make him an excellent fit for this important position.  Mark will assume this role effective 28 June 2024.

Please join us in welcoming Mark McMichael to his new role as Police Chief. We are confident that under his guidance, the Elizabethtown Police Department will continue to uphold the highest standards of professionalism and service to our Town and citizens.

Dane D. Rideout
Town Manager

Lt. McMichael was recognized as the 2023 Employee of the Year

The 2024-2025 proposed budget for the Town of Elizabethtown was presented. A budget hearing will be held during the June 3 Town Council meeting at 7PM in the Council Chamber.
2024-25 Proposed Budget


May 17 & 18 – White Lake Water Festival
May 27 – Memorial Day. Town offices closed.
June 3 – Town Council Meeting
            12PM – work session
            7PM – Council meeting
            7PM – Budget Hearing
June 17-20 – Ace Aviation Camp, Curtis Brown Airport
June 19 – Juneteenth. Town office closed.
June 28 -July 7 – Downtown Sidewalk Sales