Voters in the provisionally accredited Hickman Mills School District will have choices to make in the April general election. Four candidates — none of them incumbents — are campaigning for two open seats.
The candidates are Debbie Aiman, George Flesher, Shawn Kirkwood and Byron Townsend.
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 for the Hickman Mills school board race are available from the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners.
Elections will take place Tuesday, April 2, on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
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