Council / Mayor


Elizabethtown Borough Council is comprised of six members representing three voting wards. Each council member is elected to a four-year term. They are responsible for setting policy in every aspect of the Borough, including budgeting, public works, zoning, and ordinances.

The Mayor is elected to a four-year term and is responsible for overseeing the police department, as well as performing ceremonial duties. The Mayor casts votes at Borough Council meetings only in the instances of a tie.

Correspondence for Borough Council can be sent to or to the Borough Office. Please direct correspondence to Borough Council / Attn: Borough Manager and include contact information if follow-up correspondence is requested.

Board Members

Name Title
J. Marc Hershey Council President (Ward 3)
J. Neil Ketchum Council Vice President (Ward 2)
Phillip P. Clark Councilmember (Ward 3)
Jeffrey K. McCloud Councilmember (Ward 2)
Bill Troutman Councilmember (Ward 1)
Thomas Shaud Councilmember (Ward 1)
Clarence S. Mummert, Jr. Mayor