Voters in the Lansing School District will have choices to make in the April general election. Six candidates — including one incumbent — are campaigning for three open seats.
The incumbent is Beth Stevenson. Newcomers are Steven A. Buffo, Rich Hauver, Garrett Martin, Sylvia A. Martens and Taylor Wisneski.
So far, only Wisneski has responded to an invitation to complete the KC Education Enterprise candidate survey.
School board members are citizens who volunteer without pay to determine the policies the superintendent uses to administer the district. The superintendent works for them, and they are responsible for tasks such as long-range planning, establishing the salaries and benefits of certified teachers, approving the annual budget and calling elections for tax levies and bond proposals.
Sample ballots are available on the Leavenworth County website.
Elections will take place Tuesday, April 2, on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
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