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 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, October 12, 2020
DEHS Media Center @ 6:00 PM 
The Agenda will be posted Thursday, October 8, 2020.

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SCHOOL BOARD MINI-RETREATS
6:00 PM  in DEHS Media Center on
November 23, 2020, February 22, 2021, May 24, 2021
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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

September 14, 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 6:03 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Commons. 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; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  2. Approved the August 10 Regular Meeting Minutes and the August 24 Mini Retreat Meeting Minutes; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $315,231.61 and the Special District Bills totaling $186,845.47; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,662,864.58 and August electronic transfers; (Johnson, Duellman, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Superintendent Carolan recognized the teachers for continually doing an amazing job teaching in these very trying times.
  6. Reports –
    1. COVID-19 Updates: Supt Carolan opened the discussion on COVID-19 related items, thoughts, questions, and concerns. There was good discussion among the board members and administrative team about policies, procedures, and how different scenarios are or will be handled. This will be a consistent report item on all future agendas during COVID-19.
  7. Old Business – None
  8. New Business

a. Adopt the Proposed 2020 Payable 2021 Levy - Supt. Carolan advised that, at the current time, the levy indicated a -1.52% decrease, the levy could change after the county auditor adjustments are made. Supt. Carolan recommended the Board approve the maximum proposed levy at this time. Supt. Carolan relayed that the Board could decrease it in December when approving the final levy, but could not increase it at that time. A motion was made by Member Austinson, seconded by Member Andring, and carried unanimously to adopt the maximum proposed 2020 Payable 2021 Levy

    1. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: Media Center Instructional Assistant KATIE VAN METER, Route Bus Driver/LRP Route Driver SABRINA KONKEL, at end of 2020 season 8th grade Volleyball and 7/8th grade Softball Coach SHAUNA GROSKI, Instructional Assistant SHEILA SEARCY.
      2. Accept Hires: HEATHER LYKE as Teaching & Learning Specialist, SARAH KLAEHN as Instructional Assistant, JESSAMY JONES as Instructional Assistant, ANNIE BADE as 5th Grade Instructor, BOBBI WATERS as Behavior Interventionist, ISAAC VESEL as Full-time Substitute for 2020-2021 school year, JAMES JENSEN as HS/MS Custodian, SHANNON DOHRN Instructional Assistant
      3. Donations: MANNAKEE GROUP LLC $1,200 for Girls Soccer, A A ALLERS & D M ZARS $250 for D-E Meals, and Correction to the $2,100 from BRAD & MYRA WICK (it is for Dover-Eyota general fund). (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7:30 PM.  (Andring, Austinson, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

August 10, 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 6:03 PM in the Dover-Eyota High School Commons. 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; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  2. Approved the July 13 Regular Meeting Minutes; (Andring, Johnson, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $102,398.85 and the Special District Bills totaling $103,856.75; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,175,817.19 and June electronic transfers; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – Superintendent Carolan recognized the Administration team for working so hard on the return to school plans. Mr. Todd Rowekamp recognized Ms. Deb Vosler for her 20 years’ of service at Dover-Eyota and her many contributions to Dover-Eyota over the years.
  6. Reports –
    1. Adopt 2020-2021 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League, (Andring, Johnson, unanimous)
    2. Report on Town Hall Meeting and the Learning Model for the 2020-2021 School Year
    3. Adopt Base of Learning Model for 2020-2021 School Year and Other COVID-19 Related Matters Resolution, (Johnson, Austinson, A roll call vote was taken with the following voting in favor: Andring, Austinson, Johnson, Duellman, McFarlen, and Pagel. Those voting against the same: Nelson. The motion carried)
  7. Old Business –
    1. Second Reading and Approval of Handbook Changes; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: PETER DODDS as Teaching & Learning Specialist, BRETNEY KARSJENS as 4th Grade Instructor.
      2. Accept Hires: : BRITTNEY JARLAND as 5th Grade Instructor, SIDNEY SCHOTT as 7th Grade Volleyball Coach and Physical Education Instructor, CHELSEY JOHNSON as Special Education Summer School Teacher, AMANDA KRUGER, NICOLE WOLF, and GRETCHEN BRINKMAN as Summer School Teachers, KATIE KAHN, MARY HANSON, and KEELI REDIG as Summer School Paraprofessionals.
      3. Donations: $2,100 from BRAD & MYRA WICK for Baseball, $500 from ST. CHARLES CHAPTER NO. 775 WOMEN OF THE MOOSE to help support kids. (Nelson, Johnson, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 PM.  (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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Condensed Regular School Board Meeting Minutes

July 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 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; (Johnson, McFarlen, unanimous)
  2. Approved the June 8 Regular Meeting Minutes; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  3. Approved the Regular District Bills totaling $55,707.96 and the Special District Bills totaling $54,532.53; (Austinson, Johnson, unanimous)
  4. Approved the Treasurer’s Report with liquid assets totaling $5,621,734.80 and June electronic transfers; (Johnson, Austinson, unanimous)
  5. Recognitions – None
  6. Reports – First Reading of the Handbook Changes
  7. Old Business –
    1. Second Reading and Approval of Policies Requiring Annual Review; (Austinson, Nelson, unanimous)
    2. Award Bids for Dairy Products, Fuel Products, Snow Removal,  and HS/MS Parking Lot Sealing for 2020-21 School Year; (unanimous)
  8. New Business
    1. Approval of the STEM Participation Agreement; (Austinson, Nelson, unanimous)
    2. Approval of the HVED Agreement to Purchase Education Service; (Nelson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    3. Approval of the MOU with Family Service Rochester; (Nelson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    4. Approval of the 10-year Long-Term Facility Maintenance Revenue/Expenditure Budget; (Nelson, Andring, unanimous)
    5. Adopt the Resolution Setting School Board Election Filing Dates; (Nelson, McFarlen, unanimous)
    6. Consent – 
      1. Accept Resignations: WANDA HANSON as 6th Grade Instructor, VICKY HUMBLE as 4th Grade Instructor, AMANDA KRUGER as 5th Grade Instructor
      2. Accept Hires: : JOHN RENKEN as Math Instructor
      3. Donations: KARRIANN & STEVEN WEDEKING $30 for Distance Learning Meals (McFarlen, Johnson, unanimous)

The meeting was adjourned at 8:27PM.  (McFarlen, Andring, unanimous)

Julie Austinson, Clerk

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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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