Howard Cited For 50 years Of Service To West Haven Tax Office

WEST HAVEN, CT — (Pictured): Mayor Nancy R. Rossi, right, congratulates tax analyst Patricia “Pat” Howard on 50 years of “dedicated service” to West Haven’s tax office Aug. 4.

Rossi presented a citation to Howard in her office at City Hall for “exceptionally meritorious performance of outstanding services for the Office of the Tax Collector.”

Reading the citation, Rossi said, “Through your professionalism and commitment to excellence in a wide array of positions and responsibilities, you have led a remarkable career in public service, and I hope you reflect with pride on the many lives you have touched.”

Howard was hired in 1972 under the administration of then-Democratic Mayor William J. Heffernan.