The North Wood R-IV school board voted to proceed with writing a grant for a safe room after seeing a presentation on blueprints at its May 14 meeting.

Dent County Health Center administrator Kendra Mobray also gave the board an update on COVID-19 via Zoom.

Superintendent Jeff Dodson gave the board an update on the budget. The board approved a 7 percent transfer from Fund 1 to Fund 4 totaling $162,326.

Dodson also presented new salary schedules for 2020-21 that were approved by the board.

The June election was discussed. The June board meeting will be June 16.

The CARES Act was discussed. A plan has been submitted.

In closed session, the board approved a motion to accept Sara Bay’s resignation.

Attending the meeting were member Jarred Brown, Wes Mobray (via Zoom), Aaron Brooks, Chris Welch, Dave Tiefenthaler and Josh Kotschedoff.