Taylor Library Director to head new North Mankato department

North Mankato has announced that Katie Heintz will head its new department of Culture, Recreation, & Quality of Life. 

The department was approved at a city council meeting on Monday night.

Heintz is the director of the Taylor Library, a position she’ll keep.  In her new role, she’ll oversee all operations and activities of the Taylor Library, the North Mankato Swim Facility, the Caswell Regional Sporting Complex, youth, and adult sporting leagues, recreational programming, quality of life programming, and marketing efforts of the City.

City Administrator John Harrenstein calls Heintz a “proven leader who has demonstrated the ability to lead and represent the City of North Mankato in a variety of settings.”

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