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October 31@5:30 pm-9:00 pm
A RESOLUTION CONCERNING HALLOWEEN
IN THE TOWN OF ELIZABETHTOWN
WHEREAS, the date being set for soliciting treats on Halloween in Elizabethtown is scheduled for Tuesday, October 31st; and
WHEREAS, to provide for the safety and welfare of the citizens of Elizabethtown, certain rules will be in effect; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that:
- Only children age 12 and under shall be allowed to solicit gifts (“treats”) from residents and/or businesses of this community;
- Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult;
- “Trick or Treating” activities will begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31st for children and youth in Elizabethtown;
- A curfew will be in effect for all youth between the ages of 13 and adult age after 11:00 p.m. on October 31, 2023 until 6 a.m. on November 1, 2023 (which does not preclude the Town of Elizabethtown Youth Protection Ordinance); and
- The provisions of this resolution do not apply to those collecting for UNICEF or for church groups, except that a responsible adult must accompany the solicitors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all motorists and pedestrians exercise extreme caution during the Halloween activities.
Adopted this the 2nd day of October, 2023.
Sylvia Campbell, Mayor