The City of Yakima operates under the Council-Manager form of government.

Yakima City Council
The Seven (7) member City Council is the City’s governing body. Members of the City Council serve four-year terms.

Dulce Gutierrez

Dulce Gutiérrez
District 1

Term Expires
December 31, 2019

Avina Gutirrez

Avina Gutiérrez
District 2
Mayor

Term Expires
December 31, 2017

Carmen Mendez

Carmen Méndez
District 3

Term Expires
December 31, 2019

Bill Lover

Bill Lover
District 4

Term Expires
December 31, 2017

Kathy Coffey

Kathy Coffey
District 5

Term Expires
December 31, 2019

Maureen Adkinson

Maureen Adkison
District 6

Term Expires
December 31, 2017

Holly Cousens

Holly Cousens
District 7
Assistant Mayor

Term Expires
December 31, 2019