KPS board agrees to contract with new superintendent

Dennis Mansfield

KALKASKA — Just two weeks before Superintendent Terry Starr steps down from his role as the top administrator, the Kalkaska Public Schools Board of Trustees agreed to a contract with his replacement at a special meeting Tuesday, June 15.

The school board voted unanimously to approve a three-year contract with Richard Heitmeyer to succeed Starr, who will end his three-year tenure at KPS effective June 30.

Heitmeyer’s contract is set to run from July 1 to June 30, 2024.

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