Plano ISD Superintendent Says He’ll Retire By Bill Zeeble • Oct 9, 2014 TweetShareGoogle+Email Richard Matkin says after 40 years at Plano Independent School District, he’ll retire at the end of January, 2015. He’s been superintendent since 2012. Here’s a link to his bio on the district’s web page. Tags: Plano ISDRichard MatkinTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Plano School Leaders Want 13-Cent Tax Hike To Ease Budget Pains By Bill Zeeble • Oct 24, 2013 Plano ISD The Plano school district wants voters to approve a 13-cent property tax hike. Without it, the superintendent says the district must make serious cuts. A fiscal watchdog group, though, urges a “no” vote. Plano Voters Agree To Pay Higher Taxes For Schools By Shelley Kofler • Nov 6, 2013 Erik Hersman / (cc) flickr In Plano ISD, 63 percent of voters agreed Tuesday to a 13-cent increase in their school property tax rate, the maximum allowed by law.