Vale City Council tabs Lamb to fill in as city manager quits

Vale City Manager Russell Kirkpatrick resigned last week and the city council selected former city manager Katy Lamb to fill his position. (The Enterprise/Rachel Parsons).

VALE – The Vale City Council selected part-time city finance director Katie Lamb to be the interim city manager Friday night during a special meeting.

The decision came just three days after Russ Kirkpatrick resigned as city manager for reasons, at least officially, that remain unclear.

The council also agreed to name Marea Hartwell, the city’s bookkeeper, to be the . . .