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.
October 10, 2022 November 14, 2022  
December 12, 2022 (tax meeting at 6:00 w/ board meeting at 6:30 pm) January 9, 2023 (to include organizational mtg. 1/2 hour prior)  

NEXT REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING 
Monday, October 10, 2022
DEHS Media Center @ 6:00 PM


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SCHOOL BOARD MINI-RETREATS
November 28, 2022; February 27, 2023; May 22, 2023 
6:00 PM  in DEHS Media Center


SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL MEETINGS


 
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

Monday, September 12, 2022

(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 in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Tamara DeMuth, Heather Duellman, Riley Hammel, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlen, Shawnna Seaquist and Superintendent Jeremy Frie. Absent: None.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the Amended Agenda; (McFarlen, Hammel, unanimous)
  2. Approve the August 15, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and the August 22, 2022 School Board Mini Retreat Meeting Minutes; (McFarlen, Hammel, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $52,585.46 and the Special District Bills totaling $228,178.08; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $6,794,761.86 and August electronic transfers; (Hammel, Johnson, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Middle School Principal John Ostrowski recognized Business Manager Gary Betcher and his daughter Jackie for their efforts putting together the Amazing Challenge. It is a great experience that the staff really enjoy.
  6. Reports –
    1. None
  7. Old Business
    1. Second Reading and Approval of Handbooks; (Johnson, Hammel, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Set Special Meeting Date to go Over the Preliminary 2022-2023 Levy Limitation & Certification; (Johnson, Hammel, unanimous)
    2. Award Custodial Bid; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
    3. Approve Cabinet District Office and Miscellaneous Staff Contracts; (DeMuth, Hammel, unanimous)
    4. Approve FFA Student Travel to National FFA Convention; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
    5. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: NICOLE KIESE Elementary Cook's Helper, HEATHER LYKE Teaching & Learning Director, BREANNA MacLEOD as Elementary Office Assistant, CADY BATZEL as Elementary Paraprofessional, JON HAUSWALD as 8th Grade Boys' Basketball Coach, DANIELLE HAMPEL as Accounts Payable & Activities Director Secretary, CHRIS MATEJKA as 7th Grade Basketball Coach, BECCA SIMATAA as Head Golf Coach
      2. Accept HiresTOM DUBBELS as Bus Route Driver, REBECCA BURT as 7th Grade Volleyball Coach, NICOLE EINSMAN as .5 FTE Elementary Physical Education Instructor, ANN FRERICKS as Middle School Principal & Activities Director Secretary, BECKY STAHL as Cashier & Cook's Helper, HARRY ZEITLER as Middle School/High School Facilities Specialist and LARRY ANDERSON as Elementary Facilities Specialists.
      3. Donations: MATT JOHNSON all 4th, 5th & 6th Grade Youth Tackle & Flag Football Jerseys
      4. FMLA: LAURA KASE FMLA from approximately November 7, 2022 to January 23, 2023; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 6:59 PM.  (Hammel, Johnson, unanimous)

Heather Duellman, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, August 15, 2022

(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 6:01 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Tamara DeMuth, Heather Duellman, Riley Hammel, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlen, Shawnna Seaquist and Superintendent Jeremy Frie. Absent: None.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the agenda; (Johnson, Hammel, unanimous)
  2. Approve the July 11, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and the July 19, 2022 Special Board Meeting Minutes; (Duellman, Johnson, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $16,160.57 and the Special District Bills totaling $213,131.35; (Duellman, Seaquist, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $6,130,810.44 and June electronic transfers; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Member McFarlen recognized new Superintendent Jeremy Frie for all of his hard work stating that he has brought renewed faith and pride back. She ended by saying she is thankful and glad that he is here. Middle School Principal John Ostrowski thanked all the canvass callers that met and called before the referendum. It was shared that roughly 1,980 calls were made. High School Principal Sarah Carlson recognized and thanked Facilities Specialist Harry Zeitlzer for his hard work here in the HS/MS, sharing that with very little staff, he was able to complete the summer cleaning and will have the building ready for the beginning of school. Elementary Principal Ben Midge recognized Facilities Specialist Larry Anderson for his hard work at the elementary, stating that with very little staff, he was also able to complete the summer cleaning and will have the building ready for the beginning of school.
  6. Reports –
    1. First Reading of the Handbooks
  7. Old Business
    1. Second Reading and Approval of Policy 606, along with Procedures for Dealing with an Objection to Resource; (McFarlen, Hammel, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Adopt Resolution Canvassing Returns of Votes of School District Special Election; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
    2. Approve the 2022-2023 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    3. Approve Teachers On Call Contract; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
    4. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: SIDNEY SCHOTT as the JV Softball Coach, MICHELLE ANDERSON as Guidance/Activity Secretary, GILBERT RAMIREZ as 7th & 8th Grade Boys Soccer Coach, SYDNEY KEACH as JH Girls Soccer Coach, KATHY MOSDAL as Spanish and English Instructor, PAM SEIGENTHALER as Paraprofessional
      2. Accept HiresNAOMI DUNLAY as Head Food Service Clerk, JENNIFER PAGEL as HS/MS Nurse, LEO SCHUH as Facilities Manager, SAM FRIE, ABBY FRIE, and MALACHI CARLSON as Student Summer Custodian, BECKY STAHL as Cook's Helper, CATALINA SOVELL as Head Food Service Clerk, MARK BOONE as Assistant Football Coach, JORDAN MEYERS as 9th Grade Volleyball Coach, KYLIE LACEY as JH Girl Soccer Coach, TODD ROWEKAMP as Elementary Dean of Students & District Program Support, NICOLE EINSMAN Part-Time Elementary Physical Education Instructor.
      3. Donations: DOROTHY JONES, DAVID & NANCY VEHRENKAMP, TOM BERNSTORF, DANIEL JOHNSON and KWIK TRIP, INC. $87.82 in Kwik Trip rebate funds to Dover-Eyota Public Schools, RITA ALVEREZ $25 for the Eagle, BRAD & MYRA WICK $4,189.92 for Dover-Eyota Baseball Activity Account
      4. FMLA: SIDNEY VESSEL from October 24, 2022 through January 27, 2023; (Johnson, Hammel, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 7:11 PM.  (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)

Heather Duellman, Clerk

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Condensed School Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, July 11, 2022

(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 in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center.  Other Board members present: Tamara DeMuth, Heather Duellman, Riley Hammel, James Johnson, Shawnna Seaquist, and Jessica McFarlen (arrived at 6:15 PM), and Superintendent Jeremy Frie. Also in attendance were Middle School Principal John Ostrowski, Teaching & Learning Director Heather Lyke, Business Manager Gary Betcher, and District Office Assistant Laura Kase.

The Board acted on the following items:

               1. Approved the Agenda (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
               2. Approved the June 13, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
               3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $33,291.26, and the Special District Bills totaling $205,314.22 (Johnson, Seaquist,
                   unanimous)
               4. Approved the Treasurer's Report with liquid assets totaling $6,630,201.47, and the June electronic transfers (Johnson,
                   DeMuth, unanimous)

               5. Recognitions– Teaching and Learning Director Heather Lyke recognized former Teaching and Learning Specialist (now High
                   School Principal) Sarah Carlson for her amazing work on the Students Leading A Purposeful Summer (SLAPS) program, while
                   also managing Credit Recovery sessions. Chair Ron Pagel recognized former Board member Richard Hammel, who recently
                   passed away.
               6. Reports– First Reading of the proposed changes to Policy 606, Textbook and Instructional Materials, and proposed changes
                   to the Procedures for Dealing with an Objection to Resource.
               7. Old Business
                               a. Open Enrollment – Approved to increase the cap on 2nd grade for the 2022-2023 school year (Pagel, Seaquist,
                                   unanimous)
                               b. Approved the Policies Requiring Annual Review–410/Family & Medical Leave, 413/Harassment & Violence, 414/
                                  Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse, 415/Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of
                                  Vulnerable Adults, 506/Student Discipline, 514/Bullying Prohibition Policy, 522/Student Sex or Gender Identify
                                   Nondiscrimination, 524/Internet Acceptable Use and Safety, 616/School District System Accountability, and 806/
                                   Crisis Management Policy (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
                               c. Second Reading and Approved Policy Updates (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
                               d. Award the 2022-2023 Dairy Products, Fuel Products, and Snow Removal Bids– Awarded the dairy bid for the 2022-
                                  2023 fiscal year to Ziebell’s Hiawatha Foods, Inc. (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous.) Awarded the fuel products bid
                                  for the 2022-2023 fiscal year to Feils Oil Company, Inc. (McFarlen, Seaquist, unanimous.) Awarded the snow
                                  removal  bid for the 2022-2023 fiscal year to Wigham Trucking & Excavating. (McFarlen, Johnson, unanimous)
                               e. Approved the 2022-2023 Amended Academic Calendar (Duellman, Seaquist, unanimous)
               8. New Business
                               a. Approved the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Memorandum of Agreement between Winona State
                                   University and Dover-Eyota Public Schools (Seaquist, McFarlen, unanimous)
                                b. Tabled approval of the 10-year Long-Term Facility Maintenance Revenue/Expenditure Budget until the next meeting.
                               c. Accepted Resignations, and Hires, and Donations
                                               i. Resignations: 7th Grade Volleyball Coach JORDAN MEYERS, Van Driver TOM WELCH, TODD
                                                  ROWEKAMP as 6th-12th grade Principal, Elementary Dean of Students & Physical Education Instructor
                                                   ERIC AESCHLIMANN

                                               ii. Hires: BRIAN SCRANTON Assistant/JV Football Coach, DIANE HELGERSON as Food & Nutrition
                                                  Operations Manager, TYREL CLARK as Assistant Cross Country Coach, REECE OLSON, CORT WILSON, and WYATT KIRTZ
                                                  as Summer Student Custodial Help
, LOGAN CLARK as English Language Arts Teacher, ELIZABETH STROBEL as Elementary
                                                  Physical 
Education Teacher, SARAH CARLSON as High School Principal, JOHN OSTROWSKI as Middle School
                                                  Principal (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
                                               iii. Donations: None
The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 PM (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous.)
Heather Duellman, Clerk
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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, June 13, 2022

(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: Heather Duellman, Riley Hammel, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlen, Shawnna Seaquist and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: Tamara DeMuth.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the agenda; (McFarlen, Seaquist, unanimous)
  2. Approve the May 9, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and the May 5, 2022; May 16, 2022; and May 23, 2022 Special Board Meeting Minutes; (Seaquist, Duellman, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $52,822.90 and the Special District Bills totaling $147,638.15; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $6,492,406.01 and May electronic transfers; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – The School Board noted the employees honored at the Employee Recognition Breakfast on Monday, June 6, 2022. Dr. Svobodny recognized Superintendent Carolan for all of his support and help throughout his tenure at Dover-Eyota. She also thanked the School Board, especially through the pandemic which was extremely hard, stressful, and time consuming. She thanked them for hanging in there and always staying focused and making the best decisions they could. She thanked them for their support of thorough the years, and shared that she really appreciated their professionalism and the ability to discuss things. She also wanted to recognize District Office Assistant and Eagle Editor Laura Kase for all the stuff she does especially in May with all the activities and pictures she takes. Member Seaquist recognized Administrative Assistant Tara Dabelstein for all the meals she arranged, all of her organization and extra work she has done over the past couple of months with all of the extra meetings.
  6. Reports –
    1. Report of the Reconsideration Committee
  7. Old Business
    1. Approval of the Revised 2021-2022 Revenue & Expenditure Budget; (McFarlen, Seaquist, unanimous)
    2. Approval of the Draft 2022-2023 Preliminary Revenue & Expenditure Budget; (McFarlen, Seaquist, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Authorize User Access to MDE Secure Website; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    2. Approve School Board Election Filing Dates; (Johnson, Hammel, unanimous)
    3. Set Future Mini Retreat Dates; (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)
    4. South East Minnesota United Purchasing Coop; (McFarlen, Hammel, unanimous)
    5. Let Bids for Dairy Products, Fuel Products, and Snow Removal for 2022-2023 School Year; (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)
    6. Administrative Reassignment; (McFarlen, Seaquist, unanimous)
    7. First Reading of Policies Requiring Annual Review
    8. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: HS Food Service JUDY ADAMS, Elementary Physical Education Instructor IKE VESEL, Assistant Track Coach ERIC AESCHLIMANN, Groundskeeper/Custodian NORB NOVOTNY, Assistant Cross-Country Coach CHAD NELSON, Elementary Custodian GREG BLAKE
      2. Accept HiresEMILY ZINCK as Science Instructor, AIMEE HAMPTON as Choir Instructor, ZACH MAGNUSON, TYLER SASS, ERIN BUNGE, and BROOKS ANDERSON as SACC Aides, LYNN WEINSCHENK as Building Substitute, BREANNA MACLEOD as Elementary Office Assistant, GRACE MAGNUSON as End of Year Paraprofessional
      3. Donations: DOVER EYOTA EAGLES FOUNDATION Roller Skate Helmets to the Physical Education Program, AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY $100 to 5th Grade School Patrol for Bowlocity Trip, PATT $500 for the 5th Grade Field Trip, PATT $4,000 for the Elementary Skate Program, EYOTA AMERICAN LEGION $100 to School Patrol; (Johnson, Hammel, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 8:24 PM.  (Johnson, Hammel, unanimous)

Heather Duellman, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, May 9, 2022

(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 6:01 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Tamara DeMuth, Heather Duellman, Riley Hammel, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlen, Shawnna Seaquist and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: None.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the amended agenda; (McFarlen, Johnson, unanimous)
  2. Approve the April 11, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and the April 25, 2022 Mini Retreat Board Meeting Minutes; (McFarlen, DeMuth, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $57,197.83 and the Special District Bills totaling $202,899.22; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,714,740.83 and April electronic transfers; (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Superintendent Carolan shared a recognition honoring Food & Nutrition Director Carrie Frank. The South East Minnesota United Purchasing Co-op sent a letter honoring Mrs. Frank for her dedication and hard work. Sharing that they feel Mrs. Frank is leaving a legacy for Dover-Eyota and the network of Southeastern schools. She has touched the lives of so many students over her tenure and she will be missed.
  6. Reports –
    1. Nexus Update
    2. First Reading of the Revised 2021-2022 Revenue & Expenditure Budget
    3. First Reading of the Draft 2022-2023 Preliminary Revenue & Expenditure Budget
  7. Old Business
    1. Approval of Bus Purchases
  8. New Business
    1. Grant Diplomas to the Class of 2022; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
    2. Approve Contract IEA for Environmental Health & Safety Management Services; (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)
    3. Approve Submission of Review & Comments of the Proposed Project to Minnesota Department of Education; (DeMuth, Johnson, unanimous)
    4. Approve the adjustment of May 23, 2022 Mini Retreat to a Special Board Meeting; (McFarlen, Johnson, unanimous)
    5. Approve the 2022-2025 Strategic Direction; (McFarlen, Johnson, unanimous)
    6. Approve Senior Class Cruise; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    7. Approve BEN MIDGE as new Elementary Principal effective July 1, 2022; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    8. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: Assistant Varsity Football Coach BRYCE HEIM, 9th Grade Volleyball Coach MICHELLE ANDERSON, Lead Custodian at the High School/Middle School LINDA OESAU, Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach SCOTT CORK, 5th Grade Teacher ANNE BADE, Food & Nutrition Director CARRIE FRANK, High School Choir Teacher CLARE MALINOWSKI, High School English Teacher REBECCA SIMATAA, Elementary Lead Custodian WAYNE ELLRINGER, Elementary Custodian GREG CARLSON
      2. Accept HiresNORB NOVOTNY Groundskeeper/Custodian, MADISON NELSON Assistant Track Coach, ASHLY HERNANDEZ, MARY HANSEN, ELLIE SCOFFIELD, CADY BATEZEL, KEELI REDIG, PAM WALSH, and KAEDYN REDIG as Targeted Services Summer School Paraprofessionals, SIDNEY VESEL, GRETCHEN BRINKMAN, NICOLE EINSMAN, ROSANN EISENMAN, NICOLE WOLF, and AMANDA KRUGER as Targeted Services Summer School Teachers, SUE MILLER as Prom Coordinator, AMANDA KRUGER as 5th Grade Teacher beginning fall 2023, HOLLY HOENE as .5 FTE Elementary School Nurse, AUDREY SCHWIEDER as Head Dance Coach, CHAD OHL and RYAN FOGARTY as Assistant Football Coaches.
      3. Donations: EYOTA AMERICAN LEGION $300 to Dover-Eyota Trap, SCHAD & ZABEL FUNERAL HOMES $50, BREMER BANK $250, VIOLA METAL WORKS GARY BRUESKE $25, EYOTA VOL FIRE DEPT REFIEF ASSN. $200, ASHLEY TROGSTAD $100, K J L OF ROCHESTER, INC. $200, JEANNE SVOBODNY $25, PETER & JESSICA DESENS $25, HIAWATHA SNO-SEEKERS, INC $250, THE NEIGHBORS, INCORPORATED $25, and THE SCHEEVEL FAMILY $25 for Special Athletics, CASEY'S LOYALTY DONATION $18.40 for Dover-Eyota Elementary, KWIK TRIP LOYALTY DONATIONS $62.69 for Dover-Eyota Public Schools; (McFarlen, DeMuth, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 8:40 PM.  (McFarlen, Hammel, unanimous)

Heather Duellman, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, April 11, 2022

(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 6:01 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Tamara DeMuth, Heather Duellman, Riley Hammel, James Johnson, Shawnna Seaquist and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: Jessica McFarlen.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the amended agenda; (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)
  2. Approve the March 14, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and the March 21, 2022, March 23/24, 2022, and the March 29, 2022 Special Board Meeting Minutes; (DeMuth, Johnson, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $58,664.29 and the Special District Bills totaling $341,805.67; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,391,592.34 and March electronic transfers; (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Superintendent Carolan recognized District Office Assistant and Eagle Editor, Mrs. Laura Kase. He shared that not only is she the editor for the school paper, but she is also the district’s social media person, she goes to many events in school and in the community to get photos not only for the paper but for the elementary and middle school yearbooks. She does so much for the district and never complains, and she has raised the school district’s profile through all of her communications. He ended by stating that she does a tremendous job.
    Chair Pagel thanked the other school board members for their hard work and dedication during the new superintendent hiring process. He stated that it was a learning process for all of them and because of their commitment to selecting the best candidate the process went very smoothly. Member Seaquist thanked Administrative Assistant Tara Dabelstein for everything she did throughout the process to help make it all run smoothly as well.
  6. Reports –
    1. Fitness Center Update
    2. Nexus Update
  7. Old Business
    1. None
  8. New Business
    1. New Superintendent Contract Approval; (Hammel, Seaquist, unanimous)
    2. Approve Contract with CliftonLarsonAllen for Auditing Services; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
    3. Approve the Letting of Bids for New School Bus; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
    4. Accept Retirement VICKI KOEHLER as Elementary Secretary effective June 14, 2022; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
    5. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: Dance Coach DANIELLE HAMPEL, Elementary Student Council Advisor effective June 4, 2022 BOBBI WATERS, Assistant Baseball Coach BRIAN DEFRANG, JV Boys Basketball Coach ROB MASON, .5 FTE Elementary School Nurse JOYCE PETERSON
      2. Accept HiresSARAH KLAEHN as MCA Assistant, KYLIE LACEY as Assistant Track Coach, ASHLEY CROWSON as Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor beginning 2022-2023, CHRIS MATEJKA as JH Baseball Coach, JON HAUSWALD as Varsity Football Coach, JORDAN MEYERS as JH Softball Coach.
      3. Donations: HIAWATHA SNO-SEEKERS $500 for Clay Target Team, SENECA $100 for the 2022 Senior Class, JACQUEL & JAMES PERRY $25, DANIELLE & BRETT HAMPLE $25, and ANDREW THORESON $25 for Special Athletics; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:49 PM.  (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)

Heather Duellman, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

March 14, 2022

(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 in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Tamara DeMuth, Heather Duellman, Riley Hammel, James Johnson, Shawnna Seaquist and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: Jessica McFarlen.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the amended agenda; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
  2. Approve the February 9, 2022 Special Board Meeting Minutes and the February 14, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes; (DeMuth, Seaquist, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $69,277.88 and the Special District Bills totaling $124,980.05; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,131,798.48 and February electronic transfers; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Teaching & Learning Director Mrs. Heather Lyke recognized Mrs. Jill Magnuson for all of her help with the WIDA Testing while helping with school play and continuing to make sure her EL students are growing and learning the way they need to. She also recognized Teaching & Learning Specialist Mrs. Sarah Carlson for her work focusing on the positives and providing a lot of different ways to enforce that, not only for our student but the staff as well. Superintendent Mike Carolan recognize Teaching & Learning Director Mrs. Heather Lyke for the presentation which they presented on at the MASA Spring Conference. This presentation was about the journey with diversity, equity, and inclusion in our district. He commented that she has done a great job tying together important issues with the community, student, and teacher groups. Activities Director Mr. Tim Andring recognized the Dover-Eyota Wrestling team for the phenomenal job the team did at the State Wrestling Tournament. Dover-Eyota earned the 4th place title as a team, and also sent 7 individual wrestlers to the Individual State Wrestling Tournament. Of those 7 Dover-Eyota had two place in state. Brodie Kellen placed 6th for his weight bracket and Gavin Gust was named State Champion in his weigh bracket. The school held a pep fest for the wrestlers at the secondary level with all students, K-12 attending, (student in K-5 walked over for the event). There were a lot of comments that it was great to have all students together for the event.  The board discussed the possibility of having more pep fests including all students to help build morale and sense of community. The administration agreed it was something worth looking into.
  6. Reports –
    1. Nexus Update
  7. Old Business
    1. Assign Members for the 2022 Committees; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
    2. Approve the D-E Marching Band Trip to Disney World Summer 2022; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
    3. Second Reading and Approval of the 2022-2023 Board Assumptions; (Johnson, Hammel, unanimous)
    4. Second Reading and Approval of the 2022-2023 School-Age Child Care (SACC) Handbook; (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Approve the Reduction Resolution; (DeMuth, Hammel, unanimous)
    2. Accept Retirement DR. JEANNE SVOBODNY as Elementary Principal effective June 30, 2022; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
    3. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: TAYLOR SASS as SACC Aide
      2. Accept HiresASHLY HERNANDEZ as Paraprofessional, LOGAN CLARK as Long-Term Substitute Agriculture Instructor, JORDON BEGIC-REYNOLDS as part-time student Custodian, JUDY ADAMS as Cashier, PAUL MERTEN as HS/MS Health & Physical Education Instructor
      3. Donations: EYOTA AMERICAN LEGION $1,500 for Close-Up, DOVER-EYOTA EAGLES FOUNDATION $500 for bus costs to State Wrestling Tournament; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 8:42 PM.  (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)

Heather Duellman, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

February 14, 2022

(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 6:01 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Tamara DeMuth, James Johnson, Jessica McFarlen, Shawnna Seaquist and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: Heather Duellman.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the amended agenda; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
  2. Approve the January 10, 2022 Organizational Board Meeting Minutes and the January 10, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $52,085.61 and the Special District Bills totaling $189,928.95; (DeMuth, Johnson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $4,460,889.47 and January electronic transfers; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Elementary Principal Dr. Jeanne Svobodny recognized Mrs. Jill Magnuson, Mrs. Bobbie Waters, and Mrs. Kate Rislow on the tremendous job they do serving the students that need extra support with reading, math and/or behavioral issues. She shared that they are all masters at data collection and data analyzing. They have been working like troopers collecting and analyzing data, and she appreciates their professionalism and hard work. Teaching and Learning Director Heather Lyke recognized Mr. Damon Hammel for his work with Math Wizards, Mr. Alberto Vera for his work with Knowledge Bowl, and Mrs. Tami Rhea for her work with Girls Who Code and Page Masters. Noting that these extracurricular groups couldn’t happen without their hard work and dedication
  6. Reports –
    1. Nexus Update
    2. COVID 19 Updates
    3. First Reading of the Draft 2022-2023 Board Assumptions
    4. First Reading of the 2022-2023 School-Age Child Care (SACC) Handbook
    5. First Reading of new Policy 534 School Meals Policy
    6. First Reading of updated Policy 533 Wellness
    7. First Reading of new Policy 722 Public Data Requests
  7. Old Business
    1. None
  8. New Business
    1. Tentative Approval of D-E Marching Band Trip to Disney World; (McFarlen, Seaquist, unanimous)
    2. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: Physical Education & Health Instructor ALEX KVANLI, Paraprofessional ASHLY HERNANDEZ, Cook's Helper LINDA NIGON, Junior High Baseball Coach NATHAN ASPER, KATIE BROWN as Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor 
      2. Accept HiresJON HAUSWALD as Varsity Football Coach, GREG CARLSON as Bus Route Driver, SHAUNA HOFF as Long-Term Sub Health Instructor, LYNN WEINSCHENK as Secondary Level Building Substitute
      3. Donations: EYOTA AMERICAN LEGION $1,600 for the Band Trip, PATT $10,650 for multiple areas district wide, ZUMBRO VALLEY ARMS COLLECTORS $2,000 for Dover-Eyota Trap Team, SAM'S CLUB $100 gift card that went towards the Minnesota Honor Society's Cereal Box Dominoes food drive for the Eyota Pantry; (McFarlen, DeMuth, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 PM.  (McFarlen, Johnson, unanimous)

Heather Duellman, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

January 10, 2022

(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 in the Dover-Eyota High School Media Center. Other Board members present: Tamara DeMuth, James Johnson, Shawnna Seaquist and Superintendent Mike Carolan. Absent: Heather Duellman and Jessica McFarlen.

 

The Board acted on the following items:

  1. Approved the amended agenda; (DeMuth, Johnson, unanimous)
  2. Approve the December 13, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Minutes; (DeMuth, Seaquist, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $26,606.08 and the Special District Bills totaling $207,027.08; (Seaquist, DeMuth, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,785,261.86 and December electronic transfers; (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Superintendent Carolan recognized the hard-working nurses, Ms. Chris Eck and Ms. Nicole Pochron. Stating that they have been working extra hours to go through everything that is involved with the increase of COVID-19 cases. He also recognized the extra work the principals have been putting in as well. Teaching & Learning Director Heather Lyke recognized 6th grade teacher Mr. Damon Hammel who took a Dover-Eyota Math Wizards team to their first meet in many years and had a very successful time. The 6th grade team received 1st place. She also shared that Dover-Eyota will be hosting a Math Wizards Tournament a few weeks. Elementary Principal Dr. Jeanne Svobodny recognized Elementary Music teacher Ms. Katie Kabes. Sharing that in December Ms. Kabes had quite a few programs that she taught and prepared the students for. Dr. Svobodny wanted to recognize her for all her hard work in preparing and presenting these programs. Elementary Behavior Interventionist Ms. Bobbi Waters was also recognized by Dr. Svobodny for all of her hard work and extra dedication as the Elementary Student Council Advisor. This is her first year being the advisor, and she has been busy with helping the students with the food drive and end of quarter party, as well as planning spirit days. Dr. Svobodny wanted to thank her for her hard work and all she does for the students.
  6. Reports –
    1. Nexus Update
    2. COVID 19 Update
  7. Old Business
    1. None
  8. New Business
    1. Approval the Resolution Awarding the Sale of General Obligation Tax Abatement Bonds; (DeMuth, Seaquist, A roll call vote was taken with the following voting in favor: DeMuth, Johnson, Pagel, and Seaquist. Those voting against the same: None. The motion unanimously.)
    2. Adopt Post-Issuance Compliance Policy; (Seaquist, DeMuth, unanimous)
    3. Adopt Post-Issuance Debt Compliance Policy Tax-exempt and Tax Advantaged Government Bonds Resolution; (Johnson, DeMuth, A roll call vote was taken with the following voting in favor: DeMuth, Johnson, Pagel, and Seaquist. Those voting against the same: None. The motion unanimously.)
    4. Approval of MSBA Policy 491-Mandatory VOCID-19 Vaccination or Testing and Face Coverings; (Seaquist, Johnson, unanimous)
    5. Approve Pay Equity Report; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
    6. Superintendent Search Discussion and Potential Approval of MSBA Proposal; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)
    7. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: KATIE KAHN as Elementary Paraprofessional 
      2. Accept HiresLUKE CORNELL as SACC Student Aide, SYDNEY SCHOTT as JV Softball Coach
      3. Donations: MARK & RENEE STANCHFIELD $100 for the Sharing Tree, ROBERT & MARY LOVEJOY $600 for multiple Dover-Eyota activities, CHAD & HEATHER DUELLMAN $1,000 for Football, Wrestling, and Girls Basketball, KEVIN HAMMEL $1,000 for BYOD & Angel Fund Account, DOVER-EYOTA EAGLES FOUNDATION $7,000 for Fitness Center Equipment, EMILY PORCHER MEMORIAL $1,000 for Dover-Eyota Band & Choir; (Johnson, DeMuth, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 PM.  (Johnson, Seaquist, unanimous)

Heather Duellman, Clerk

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