SCHOOL BOARD MEETING DATES
Meetings are held on Mondays in the DEHS Media Center at 6:00 PM unless otherwise indicated.
Agenda items must be submitted to the Superintendent's Office the Monday before the Board meeting.
April 13, 2020 August 10, 2020
May 11, 2020 September 14, 2020
June 8, 2020 October 12, 2020
July 13, 2020 November 9, 2020
  December 14, 2020 (6:30 PM with tax mtg. at 6:00 PM)
  January 11, 2020 (to include an organizational mtg 1/2 hour prior)
 
NEXT REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING 
Monday, April 13, 2020
 in DEHS Media Center @ 6:00 PM 
The Agenda will be posted Thursday, April 9, 2020.

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SCHOOL BOARD MINI-RETREATS
6:00 PM  in DEHS Media Center on May 18, 2020
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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

March 9, 2020

(These are condensed and draft meeting minutes. A complete set is available in the District Office, located in the high school.)

Chair Ron Pagel called the regular meeting of the Dover-Eyota Board of Education, District #533, to order at 6:00 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Julie Austinson, Heather Duellman, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlan, Linda Nelson, and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: Don Andring.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the agenda; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  2. Approved the February 18 Regular Meeting Minutes; (McFarlen, Austinson, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $208,276.72 and the Special District Bills totaling $169,943.11; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $4,049,049.01 and February electronic transfers; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Mr. Todd Rowekamp recognized senior Lexey Heins for her participation in the American Legion Oratorical Contest. She earned 1st place in the American Legion First District Oratorical Contest and earned a trip to the State American Legion Oratorical Contest where she finished 4th. Mr. Todd Rowekamp also recognized junior Luke Ziemer for being selected for the MMEA All-State Choir. Mr. John Ostrowski recognized the six wrestlers who qualified and competed in the MSHSL State Wrestling seniors Gavin Dabelstein, Taylor DeFrang, and Reece Lemke, juniors Tyler Shea and Spencer Welsh, and freshman Gavin Gust. Gavin Gust and Taylor DeFrang both took 5th place at the tournament and Taylor DeFrang closed his high school wrestling career with 154 wins! Dr. Jeanne Svobodny recognized the Elementary Behavior Interventionist, Ms. Tracie Bestor, for her efforts in planning the week of Kindness events at the elementary. Supt. Carolan presented Member McFarlen with her Minnesota School Board Recognition Week certificate, as she was not able to be recognized with the other board members at the February meeting.
  6. Old Business
    1. Second Reading of the 2020 – 2021 Board Assumptions; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
    2. Second Reading of the 2020-2021 School-Age Child Care (SACC) Handbook; (Nelson, Austinson, unanimous)
  7. New Business
    1. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: Nathan Asper as JUNIOR HIGH BASEBALL COACH, Jorden Jensen as JUNIOR HIGH BASEBALL COACH
      2. Accept Hires: None
      3. Donations: to the Dover-Eyota Clay Target Team $500 from DOVER FIREFIGHTER'S RELIEF (Austinson, Nelson, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:17 PM.  (Nelson, McFarlen, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

February 18, 2020

(These are condensed and draft meeting minutes. A complete set is available in the District Office, located in the high school.)

Chair Ron Pagel called the regular meeting of the Dover-Eyota Board of Education, District #533, to order at 6:05 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Don Andring, Julie Austinson, Heather Duellman, James Johnson, Linda Nelson, and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: Jessica McFarlan.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the agenda; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  2. Approved the January 13 Regular Meeting Minutes, and the January 13 Organizational Meeting Minutes; (Andring, Johnson, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $129,807.61 and the Special District Bills totaling $158,542.32; (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $4,094,365.13 and January electronic transfers; (Austinson, Nelson, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – High School Principal Todd Rowekamp recognized senior Mahala Anderson for being one of four students in state Minnesota to be chosen for the Minnesota Association of Honor Society scholarship. She will be honored at the banquet held on April 19, 2020. Mr. Rowekamp also read aloud what Mrs. Rachel Thoma, Dover-Eyota Minnesota Honor Society Advisor, had written about Mahala and this award. Supt. Carolan recognized the Board Members for their hard work and dedication to our school district.
  6. Reports –
    1. First Reading of the 2020-2021 School-Age Child Care (SACC) Handbook
    2. First Reading of the Draft 2020-2021 Board Assumptions
    3. PEN/Baldrige Agreement (Austinson, Duellman, unanimous)
  7. Old Business
    1. Second Reading of the Concurrent Enrollment MOU. (Andring, Johnson, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Approve Senior Boat Cruise
    2. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: None
      2. Accept Hires:  ISAAC VESEL as Assistant Track Coach, ERIC AESCHLIMANN as Assistant Track Coach
      3. Donations: to the Angel Account $50 from AARON DANIELS, to the Dover-Eyota Clay Target Team $500 from HIAWATHA SNO-SEEKERS (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 PM.  (Austinson, Nelson, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

January 13, 2020

(These are condensed and draft meeting minutes. A complete set is available in the District Office, located in the high school.)

Chair Ron Pagel called the regular meeting of the Dover-Eyota Board of Education, District #533, to order at 6:30 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Don Andring, Julie Austinson, Heather Duellman, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlan, Linda Nelson, and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: None
 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the agenda; (Nelson, Austinson, unanimous)
  2. Approved the December 9, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes (Johnson, Nelson, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $114,988.76 and the Special District Bills totaling $411,432.25; (Austinson, Nelson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,296,876.02 and December electronic transfers; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Teaching & Learning Director Nick Truxal recognized Mrs. Paula Braun for her STEM Outstanding Educator nomination. Stating that she is a wonderful STEM and all around educator, and he is proud of all the work she has done.
  6. Reports –
    1. Supt. Carolan updated the Board on DEEF proposed project and Baseball/Softball field discussions.
  7. Old Business
    1. Final Approval of the Student Trip to Washington, D.C. (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. First Reading of the Concurrent Enrollment MOU
    2. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: STEVEN TAUER as Head Golf Coach
      2. Accept Hires:  REBECCA RUDQUIST as Head Golf Coach; DAWN WOONER as HS Cook’s Helper; VIRGINIA CORMACK as Food & Nutrition Operations Manager; KYLIE CLARK as Student Footsteps Paraprofessional
      3. Donations: $100 from ROBERT & MARY LOVEJOY, $25 from DOROTHY JONES, $50 from GOPHER GALS HOMEMAKERS, $300 from STANLEY & JANET ANTONSON, $500 from an ANONYMOUS DONOER, $100 from DEB VOSLER, $2,088.47 in donations from STUDENT COUNCIL & STUDENT donations, and $25 from BREMER BANK for the Sharing Tree; $384 from FAITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, $50 from the DEPT. OF ANESTHESIOLOGY & PERIOPERATIVE MEDICINE/GUDLIN and $50 from GOPHER GALS HOMEMAKERS for the Angel Account; $2,000 from DOVER-EYOTA EAGLES FOUNDATION for the Dover-Eyota Fishing Team; $500 from EYOTA AMERICAN LEGION for Close-Up. (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 7:35 PM.  (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

December 9, 2019

(These are condensed and draft meeting minutes. A complete set is available in the District Office, located in the high school.)

Treasurer Don Andring called the regular meeting of the Dover-Eyota Board of Education, District #533, to order at 6:30 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Julie Austinson, Heather Duellman, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlan, Linda Nelson, and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: None, (Chair Ron Pagel arrived 7:29 PM).

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the agenda; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  2. Approved the November 12, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes and the November 18, 2019 Board Mini Retreat Minutes (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $231,338.33 and the Special District Bills totaling $81,723.07; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,285,299.88 and November electronic transfers; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – High School Principal Todd Rowekamp recognized three students for their nominations for the ExCEL program and the Triple A Award. He also recognized Social Studies teacher Mr. John Pittenger for being selected as the section A1 Boys’ Soccer Coach of the Year. Mr. Rowekamp also recognized Mr. Pittenger for his efforts in organizing the Veteran’s Day program at Dover-Eyota, as well as organizing the Homecoming pep fest at the elementary. Superintendent Carolan recognized Board Member Jessica McFarlen for completing all of her Phase trainings through MSBA. Teaching and Learning Director Nick Truxal recognized Ms. Cheryl Gardner for her assistance in cleaning and inventorying all of the curriculum at the elementary.
  6. Reports –
    1. Presentation of the 2018-2019 Audit by CliftonLarsonAllen
  7. Old Business
    1. None
  8. New Business
    1. Tentative approval of the Student Trip to Washington, D.C. (Andring, Nelson, unanimous)
    2. Approve Final 2019 Payable 2020 Levy (Austinson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    3. Annual Adoption of the Resolution Establishing a Combined Polling Place (Austinson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    4. Approve the Achievement & Integration Program and Budget (McFarlen, Nelson, unanimous)
    5. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: Food & Nutrition Operations Manager GAIL ROLLIE effective December 31, 2019; Paraprofessional EMILY HANSON-FUNKE.
      2. Accept Hires:  SHAUNA GROSKI 7th grade Softball Coach, SIDNEY SCHOTT 8th grade Softball Coach;
      3. Donations: EYOTA AMERICAN LEGION AUXILARY $150 to the Angel Account (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 8:02 PM.  (Andring, Johnson, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2019

(These are condensed and draft meeting minutes. A complete set is available in the District Office, located in the high school.)

Chair Ron Pagel called the regular meeting of the Dover-Eyota Board of Education, to order at 6:02 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center in Eyota, MN.  Other Board members present:  Julie Austinson, Heather Duellman, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlen, Linda Nelson, and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: None, Don Andring arrived at 6:07 PM.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the agenda; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  2. Approved the October 14, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes; (Johnson, Andring, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $150,945.52 and the Special District Bills totaling $442,250.99; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,330,576.92 and October electronic transfers; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Supt. Carolan recognized the Veterans Day program that took place on Monday, November 11, 2019, and Mr. John Pittenger for the great job he did organizing the presentation. Supt. Carolan also recognized Mr. Ryan Anderson and Mrs. Nikita Albrecht for the band and chorus performance. Supt. Carolan recognized the new Student Board Member, Kylie Clark, at her first board meeting, and Dr. Svobodny recognized Ms. Christine Kobs, who is the Elementary Student Council Advisor for all of her hard work and organization putting fun events together for the students.
  6. Reports –
    1. Preliminary Presentation of the Draft 2018-2019 Audit
  7. Old Business
    1. First Reading of the Final 2020-2021 Academic Calendar
  8. New Business
    1. Approve Agreement with Hiawatha Valley Education District; (Andring, Johnson, unanimous)
    2. Approve Cooperation Agreement for Alpine Skiing; (Nelson, Austinson, unanimous)
    3. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations:  None
      2. Accept Hires: HS/MS Guidance Secretary DIANE WELCH; 7th & 8th Grade Boys' Basketball Coaches JEFF SOBCZAK, JESSE FRERICKS, RYAN ANDERSON, DUSTIN KRAFT, and KRISTA NIGON; SACC Aide TAYLOR SASS; After School Targeted Services Student Helpers COURTNEY BURRICHTER, and OLIVIA KRISIK; After School Targeted Services Paraprofessionals DARCI RICE, KEELI REDIG, and SHYANN ELLIOT; After School Targeted Services Teachers JENNA CLARK, DOUG ZARS, AMANDA KRUGER, and NICOLE WOLF; 9th Grade Boys' Basketball Coach ROB MASON; JV Boys' Basketball Coach BRYCE SCHMIDT.
      3. Donations ZOETIS $228.03 for FFA; MANNAKEE GROUP LLC $1,000 for Girls' Soccer; BRAD & MYRA WICK $3,500 for Baseball. (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 7:38 PM.  (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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