Garden City Councilwoman Pam Beaumont announced Monday that she’s running for re-election.
The retired businesswoman has been on the city council since 2005. She served as council president in 2007 and 2011.
Here’s what she said in the press release about her bid for re-election:
“While we have accomplished much over the last nine years, we must continue to maintain financial stability as well as focus more attention on economic development. Garden City is experiencing dynamic growth and revitalization. We need to foster and encourage this positive trend.”
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If re-elected, she said she’d focus on ensuring that new growth adheres to the city’s Comprehensive Plan and making sure city resources are allocated to the amenities that residents want, including greenbelts and parks.
Beaumont is chairwoman of Garden City’s Renewal Agency. She has also served as city council liason to the Library Board of Trustees. She is a member of the board of the Redevelopment Association of Idaho.
Prior to retiring in 2007, Beaumont was a managing partner of a local management and marketing consulting firm. She previously held management positions at Ore-Ida Foods and Albertsons, including 12 years as vice president of marketing for Albertsons.