Mayor Atkin’s full name was Henry Thomas “Tenn” Atkin. He served as a St. George City Councilman and a Washington County Commissioner. He was a sheep man by trade. During his terms as Mayor, Atkin replaced five miles of wooden water line with metal pipe. A property tax was assessed for the purpose of developing a sewer system. A septic tank was built and the downtown business district was serviced. Each year more sections of town were serviced.