Yakima City Council Study Session on July 29th About and Equity Assessment

Notice of Public Meeting Yakima City Council Study Session re: Equity Assessment July 29th, 2016 at 4 P.M. – Council Chambers, Yakima City Hall Meeting called by Mayor Gutierrez and Council Members D. Gutierrez and Cousens.  A complete meeting agenda and other related items are posted on the City’s website at http://bit.ly/2anO9HY.  Other locations to … Continued

21-Gun Salute at Harman Center During Memorial Service

As part of a memorial service for a World War II veteran taking place on Sunday, July 24th at Yakima’s Harman Senior Center (101 N. 65th Avenue), members of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 379 will perform a 21-gun salute using blanks. Residents living in the area near the Harman Senior Center are … Continued

Road Improvement Project on Walnut Street to Impact Traffic

A road improvement project will impact traffic along a two-block section of Walnut Street from Monday, July 25th through Thursday, July 28th. The “grind and overlay” project will take place on Walnut Street between 6th Street and 8th Street and will involve removing old and deteriorated asphalt and replacing it with new asphalt. Lanes in … Continued

Tree Removal on 3rd Avenue to Continue Impacting Traffic

A tree removal project on 3rd Avenue has been extended and will continue to impact traffic along several blocks of the street for most of each day from Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th. Crews will be working to remove trees located in public right-of-way on the west side of 3rd Avenue between Division … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on July 19th included:        Banning unauthorized camping and storage of personal property on City property        Approving development of a City of Yakima Economic Development Strategic Plan        Supporting a student mentor/internship … Continued

Survey Results Will Help Chart the Future of Yakima Parks

A survey designed to provide guidance and direction for City of Yakima parks facilities and recreation programs over the next decade should be arriving in mailboxes this week.  The 2016 community survey, which is being sent to 4500 randomly-selected households throughout the city, is a key part of the information that will ultimately be used … Continued

July 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the July 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – July 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Yakima’s Population Inches Up to Just Over 93,400 – National Night Out Set For August 2nd … Continued

Tree Removal on 3rd Avenue to Impact Traffic

A tree removal project on 3rd Avenue will impact traffic along several blocks of the street for most of each day from Monday, July 18th through Friday, July 22nd. Crews will be working to remove trees located in public right-of-way on the west side of 3rd Avenue between Division Street and Nob Hill Boulevard from … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the July 19th agenda include:     Oath of Office for City Manager Cliff Moore     Unlawful camping and storage of personal property on City … Continued

Road Improvement Project on 16th Avenue to Impact Traffic

A road improvement project will impact traffic along several blocks of South 16th Avenue on Monday, July 18th and Tuesday, July 19th. The “grind and overlay” project will take place on 16th Avenue between Washington Avenue and Perry Street and will involve removing old and deteriorated asphalt and replacing it with new asphalt. Lanes in … Continued