Town Board thanks Tatko

F or stepping into a tough spot at an important time, Beverly Tatko was recognized at the last regular meeting of the Granville Town Board for 2010. The outgoing interim supervisor, who filled in following the death of Rodger Hurley, Tatko was recognized for her efforts at the town and county levels.

The tradition for outgoing supervisors is a slate clock.

“We figured the last thing you needed was anything else to do with slate, so we got you this,” Deputy Supervisor Matt Rathbun said before going into the back to retrieve a Telescope Furniture director’s chair.

Tatko said she learned a great deal during the short time she was supervisor. “It made me feel good just to be a part of the process,” Tatko said.

Tatko thanked those who helped her to perform the job during her tenure including Rathbun and town clerk and assistant clerk Jenny Martelle and Julie Goff. “I knew I didn’t have to worry about what was going on because of them,” she said.

During her remarks Tatko said she regretted becoming ill during her time as supervisor. “If I’d known, I never would have said yes,” she said.

Tatko said she had confidence her successor was doing what he needed to be ready for his time in the supervisor’s chair.

“Matt’s already been to a lot of the meetings and he’s well prepared – aren’t you?” Tatko quipped to supervisor-elect Matt Hicks. While she said her goal of a 0 percent Washington County budget tax levy increase did not happen, Tatko said she was satisfied with what supervisors managed to achieve and was confident some light had been shed on budget areas that needed work.

“I think there are enough people looking at it now with good business sense,” she said. “The amount is reasonable and they know there is a need to make big changes at the county.”

In closing, Tatko echoed the words she used when stepping down from the Board of Education: “I won’t miss the job, but I will miss the people.”

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