STAUNTON -- The Town Council of Staunton is nearing completion of certain items in and around the town's community center.
On Monday, council member Brad Webster told fellow council members Ed Nevins and Andy Kirchner he planned to complete work for the center's sign soon.
Webster said he had poured a concrete slab recently on the southwest corner of the center, next to Columbus Street.
He said the sign will be placed on the slab and will be propped up by two concrete posts.
In addition, Webster said he intends to enclose the sign with cedar and Plexiglass to protect it from wind damage.
He added he plans to place a small roof over the sign for further protection.
Webster said the sign was originally purchased by the town for $300.
Meanwhile, Webster said the council has plans to place its American Flag Pole on the northwest corner of the center.
He said he hopes to place two benches next to the pole and landscape around the community center in the spring.
In other news, the council:
* Learned Marshal Chuck Jones had issued four speeding violations for the month, in addition to three citations to the same person,
* Learned that Jones had picked up a stray pit bull on Halloween and took the animal to the Clay County Humane Shelter, and
* Learned that Jones had to deal with a handful of dog complaints for the month.
The Staunton Town Council meets regularly on the second Monday of each month. Its next meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10.