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.
July 13, 2020  
August 10, 2020  
September 14, 2020  
October 12, 2020  
November 9, 2020  
December 14, 2020 (6:30 PM with tax mtg. at 6:00 PM)  
January 11, 2021 (to include an organizational mtg 1/2 hour prior)
 
NEXT REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING 
Monday, July 13, 2020
 remotely via Microsoft Teams@ 6:00 PM 
More information about the Remote Meeting Process can be found here.

The Agenda will be posted Thursday, July 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  MEETING MINUTES -- Condensed, unapproved meeting minutes are listed here.  They are subject to corrections and final approval of the School Board.  Underlined words will take you to the associated documents.   After viewing the document, use the back button (rather than the X button) and you will return to the condensed minutes.  Once approved, the full set of meeting minutes can be accessed by choosing the button on the left. 

Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

June 8, 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 6:02 PM virtually via Microsoft Teams. 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; (Andring, Duellman, unanimous)
  2. Approved the May 11 Regular Meeting Minutes and May 18 Board Mini Retreat Minutes; (Austinson, Duellman, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $64,170.75 and the Special District Bills totaling $66,714.59; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,219,507.24 and May electronic transfers; (Austinson, Duellman, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – 1) The School Board noted the employees honored at the Employee Recognition event on Thursday, June 4. 2) Dr. Jeanne Svobodny recognized Mrs. Suzette Rowen teacher of the year. She also recognized the teachers who resigned this year, Mrs. Vicky Humble, Mrs. Allison Benike, Mrs. Julie Giese, and Mrs. Tracie Bestor. 3) Mr. Todd Rowekamp recognized Mrs. Nikita Albrecht, and Mrs. Julie Giese, and thanked them for their years of service at Dover-Eyota.
  6. Reports – None
  7. Old Business –
    1. Approve the Revised 2019-2020 Revenue & Expenditure Budget; (McFarlen, Nelson, unanimous)
    2. Approve the Draft 2020-2021 Preliminary Revenue & Expenditure Budget; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Authorize User Access to MDE Secure Website
    2. Set Future Mini Retreat Dates
    3. Let Bids for Dairy Products, Fuel Products, and Snow Removal for 2020-21 School Year
    4. First Reading of Policies Requiring Annual Review
    5. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: Marie Rose, High School Cook
      2. Accept Hires: : LAYKEN KOEHLER, GRACE SCOTT, JACKSON DUELLMAN, LINNEA CLARK, and TARRIN STEPHANS as SACC Program Aides
      3. Donations: CRYSTAL BANY $200, KAREN & STEVEN WEDEKING $30, and LORI CLEMENS $100 for Distance Learning Meals (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 7:22 PM.  (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

May 11, 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 6:04 PM virtually via Microsoft Teams. Other Board members present: Don Andring, Julie Austinson, Heather Duellman, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlan, Linda Nelson, Student Board Member Kylie Clark, and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: None.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the amended agenda; (Austinson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  2. Approved the April 13 Regular Meeting Minutes; (Nelson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $82,192.28 and the Special District Bills totaling $87,613.12; (Johnson, Nelson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $4,530,423.47 and April electronic transfers; (Andring, McFarlen, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – 1) On behalf of the School Board, Superintendent Carolan recognized Student School Board Member Kylie Clark for her service and presented her with a token of appreciation from the Board. 2) Superintendent Carolan also recognized the food service staff for their tremendous job. Food & Nutrition Director, Carrie Frank, has done a remarkable job running her operation by making connections and doing what she can to help our community. Superintendent Carolan stated that he was impressed with the dedication she has shown. 3) Dr. Jeanne Svobodny recognized and thanked the paraprofessionals who have helped by working in child care area. 4) Superintendent Carolan recognized SACC Coordinator Jenna Skrukrud for the tremendous job she has done running the emergency child care program, and for working hard to keep it a safe place for the kids.
  6. Reports –
    1. First Reading of the Revised 2019-2020 Revenue & Expenditure Budget
    2. First Reading of the Draft 2020-2021 Preliminary Revenue & Expenditure Budget
  7. Old Business –
    1. Approve the Purchase of Two New School Busses (Andring, Nelson, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Grand Diplomas to the Class of 2020
    2. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: Tracie Bestor as Elementary Behavior Interventionist, Nikita Albrecht as Vocal Music Instructor, Allison Benike as 4th Grade Instructor, Barb Hawn as substitute paraprofessional, and Julie Giese as English as Language Learner Instructor
      2. Accept Hires: Clare Malinowski as Choir Instructor
      3. Donations: To the Dover-Eyota Food & Nutrition Department for Feeding the Community $150 from PHILIP & NISSA KRALING, $100 from B. PEDERSEN, $200 from PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, $400 from JUDITH & RICHARD KOPERSKI, $200 from DAVID & MALINDA HANSON, $75 from ALYSSA & ALEXANDER HOLMQUIST, $111 from AA ALLERS & DM ZARS, and $250 from SHEA DESIGN; to Dover-Eyota School District $100 from DEAN & NANCY SCHUMANN in memory of Al Schumann. (Austinson, Nelson, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 8:09 PM.  (Nelson, Austinson, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

April 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 6:18 PM virtually via Microsoft Teams. Other Board members present: Don Andring, Julie Austinson, Heather Duellman, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlan, Linda Nelson, Student Board Member Kylie Clark, and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: None.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the agenda; (Johnson, Nelson, unanimous)
  2. Approved the March 9 Regular Meeting Minutes; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $238,918.47 and the Special District Bills totaling $93,706.72; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $4,337,119.22 and March electronic transfers; (McFarlen, Andring, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Superintendent Carolan recognized the Administrators working with teachers on professional development and learning and understanding how to use the new platform, Microsoft Teams and how to instruct during the distance and online learning. He also recognized Teaching and Learning Director Nick Truxal who has been an invaluable part in this process as well as, Damon Hammel and Tami Rhea stepping up as teacher leaders. He also recognized Allison Benike, John Pittenger, Rachel Hoehne, Christine Peterson, Tom Flaig, Ryan Scheevel, Vicky Humble, Eric Aeschlimann, and Becca Rudquist who have provided a great deal of extra help. Food & Nutrition Director Carrie Frank and her food service team have stepped up and were able provide food in such a quick manner.

Member Duellman wanted to recognize the administration, from a parent’s perspective, for all their hard work, and stated that due to their dedication and hard work distance learning has been going smoothly for her family.

  1. Old Business - None
  2. New Business
    1. Approve Auditing Contract with Clifton/Allen/Larson (Johnson, Nelson, unanimous)
    2. Approve the Reduction Resolution (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)
    3. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: None
      2. Accept Hires: John Ostrowski as Junior High Baseball Coach
      3. Donations: To the Dover-Eyota Athletics for scoreboard additions $10,000 from an ANONYMOUS donor; to Dover-Eyota Drama Department $200 from ZWINGLI UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST; to multiple Dover-Eyota programs $10,650 from PATT; to Dover-Eyota Food & Nutrition Program $100 from PHILIP & NISSA KRALING. (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 8:05 PM.  (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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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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