The Elizabethtown Heri­tage Council is continuing to take steps to further promote the city’s downtown.

Executive Director Stacy Reynolds said part of that is through partnering with Elizabethtown Lifestyle Maga­zine and Sampley Brothers Productions to market the downtown area.

He said he also has set a meeting for 9 a.m. Monday at the new Elizabethtown Heritage Council office, the former Cobbler’s Cafe building, inviting all downtown businesses. Reynolds said the goal is to map out the 2020 calendar year, do a better job of preparing for downtown events and better market those events.

Reynolds said he also hopes to attract more events downtown with a newly purchased stage with proceeds from BBQ, Blues & Bikes. He said the stage is modular and allows for different configurations.

“It is going to be a much better stage. It will help us with a number of events downtown,” he said, noting the Heritage Council is going to make the stage available to rent for a small fee for organizations who may want to host a downtown event.

Also at Monday’s city council meeting, members approved second readings of two ordinances: the annexations of 7231 S. Wilson Road and 398 and 596 Wise Lane; and amending the official zoning map for property at 245 Ring Road, changing it from General Industrial (I1) to General Commercial (C3) on request from the Eliza­beth­town Industrial Foundation.

Mary Alford can be reached at 270-505-1741 or

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