Natke accepts manager’s position in the City of Yale


Imlay City Office employees Leah Mills (left) and Cindy Adams (right) pose with DDA Director Lorellei Natke, whose final day on the job is Friday, December 30.

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority has begun the search for a new DDA director.

Current director Lorrelei Natke has accepted a position as Yale’s city manager, effective Friday, Dec. 30.

DDA Board members plan to conduct a search to find the best possible candidate for the position.

DDA Board Chairman Walt Bargen said he recommends that the DDA Board advertise and seek applications from those interested in the position.

“We want to review the candidates’ resumes in an effort to find the best possible individual for the job,” Bargen said.

Those wishing to apply for the DDA Director position should mail to or drop off their applications and resumes at the Imlay City Offices at 150 N. Main St.

Or call the Imlay City offices at 810-724-2135 for questions or further information.

Tom Wearing started at the Tri-City Times in 1989, covering the Village of Capac as a beat reporter. He later served stints as assistant editor and editor. Today, he covers Imlay City and Almont as a staff writer. He enjoys music and plays drums and sings with various musical groups in the Detroit Metropolitan area.