Vale gets new city manager

Katy Lamb was selected by the Vale City Council to be the new city manager. Lamb has been the city's bookkeeper since 2014. (The Enterprise/John L. Braese).

VALE – Although the Vale City Council unanimously voted to hire Katy Lamb as the new Vale city manager, she won’t move into her new office for a bit.

“I am right in the middle of budget season and don’t want to move my piles,” Lamb said.

The city’s bookkeeper since 2014, Lamb is now performing both jobs while catching up with her new duties. She hopes to scale back to one job after hiring a new bookkeeper in the next month.

“I am a believer it takes about one year to fully learn a job, so I have quite a bit of work to . . .