After three years as City Manager in Yachats Shannon Beaucaire is leaving the coast. Beaucaire has announced she’s headed for the city of Carlton, south of McMinnville in Yamhill County, to be their new City Manager. Beaucaire served nearly 5 years as Yachats’ top city official and said she appreciated every day of her service. Officials in Carlton revealed that Beaucaire started out as being one of a wide range of candidates for the Carlton job. And much to Beaucaire’s surprise she was selected to be the new City Manager of Carlton. Reports say the Carlton City Council had interviewed 33 city manager candidates as part of a series of intensive interviews with nearby city managers, city staff and department heads. Carlton residents also participated in the long evaluation sessions during the selection process.
Carlton is not quite a stone’s throw from Portland but certainly within driving distance for everything Portland offers in terms of entertainment, recreation and dining. Carlton has a population of 2,500 residents and is seven miles north of McMinnville in Yamhill County.
The citizens of Carlton will be getting a well experienced government servant with 12 years of experience working in local government and providing consulting services for many public and private organizations. She holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Lewis and Clark College in Portland and a Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University.
Yachats residents and government officials from around the area knew her well and wishes her the very best in her new position in suburban Portland.