VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach City Treasurer John Atkinson tells 10 On Your Side he is resigning from the position, effective on Dec. 31.
When asked why he is leaving, Atkinson said in an email to 10 On Your Side’s Andy Fox, “I’m 77 years old and have been working for 41 years as the city treasurer. It’s time for me to step down and spend my children’s inheritance!”
Breaking news. I have just been informed by Virginia Beach Treasurer John Atkinson that he is resigning from his position December 31, 2018. He did not give a reason why. @WAVY_News— Andy Fox (@AndyFoxWAVY) December 13, 2018
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