A special meeting of the Yakima City Council has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 28th at 10:00 am so the Council can discuss its efforts to redesign its Council election system. The redesign of the Council election system became necessary after a federal judge ruled in August that certain elements of the existing system do not provide Latino voters will adequate opportunities to participate.
The Council study session scheduled for October 28th at 10:00 am will be conducted following completion of the special meeting.
Please see the official special meeting notice below.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING AT 10:00 A.M
& STUDY SESSION AT 10:15 A.M.
October 28, 2014 at 10 Am
COUNCIL CHAMBERS, YAKIMA CITY HALL
A complete meeting agenda and other related items are posted on the City’s website at www.yakimawa.gov. Other locations to review this information are the Yakima Central Library and the City Clerk’s office at City Hall. If you have questions, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (509) 575-6000. Any invocation that may be offered before the official start of the Council meeting shall be the voluntary offering of a private citizen, to and for the benefit of the Council. The views or beliefs expressed by the invocation speaker have not been previously reviewed or approved by the Council, and the Council does not endorse the religious beliefs or views of this, or any other speaker. The City provides special accommodations, such as hearing devices, wheelchair space or language interpreters, for City meetings. Anyone needing special assistance please contact the City Clerk’s office at (509) 575-6000