City Asks for Help Finding Potholes So They Can Be Fixed

With an increase in temperatures this time of year comes an inevitable increase in the number of potholes visible along Yakima’s streets and alleyways.  Finding and fixing all of the potholes that appear is a daunting task, but community members can help the City identify and repair pavement problems as quickly and efficiently as possible. … Continued

Yakima City Manager Statement on City Immigration Status Practices

Yakima City Manager Cliff Moore issued a statement on Tuesday, February 21st clarifying that the City does not gather immigration status information from community members seeking services from the City nor during police contacts with the public.  Moore read the statement aloud during the Yakima City Council business meeting on February 21st. The statement in … Continued

66th Avenue Between Englewood and Scenic Closed Due to Road Damage

The section of 66th Avenue between Englewood Avenue and Scenic Drive is closed to all traffic, except residents living along that section of 66th, and will remain closed until further notice.  Signs indicating the closure are in place now and will remain in place until the restriction is lifted. The section of 66th between Englewood … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017.  The meeting begins at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the February 21st agenda include:      Resolution of a federal lawsuit brought by a former City employee      Downtown Redevelopment Tax Incentive Program … Continued

February 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the link below to see the February 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter.  Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include: Dulce Gutierrez Finds Budget Decisions Hard But Necessary – Old Building in Downtown Yakima Getting a New Lease on Life – Yakima Wastewater Treatment Plant Achieves … Continued

City of Yakima Facilities Opening Later Wednesday Due to Weather

As a result of inclement weather, some City of Yakima facilities will be opening later than usual on Wednesday, February 15th in order to allow Streets Division crews adequate time to make local roadways as safe as possible for drivers. The following City of Yakima facilities will not open until 10:00 am Wednesday: – Yakima … Continued

Tree Trimming on Washington Avenue to Affect Drivers

Tree trimming along a one-block section of Washington Avenue will impact traffic for about two hours on Wednesday, February 15th. City of Yakima crews will be cutting back branches on trees in the 2700 block of Washington Avenue to improve driver and pedestrian safety in the area from 1:00 pm until about 3:00 pm on … Continued

Trucks Prohibited on 66th, Prospect Way and Cowiche Canyon Road

Commercial truck traffic is prohibited until further notice on a section of 66th Avenue as well as on Prospect Way and Cowiche Canyon Road due to damage to the roadway.  Signs indicating the heavy truck traffic restriction are in place now and will remain in place until the restriction is lifted. The section of 66th … Continued

Yakima Parks and Recreation Community Meetings Planned for February

The City of Yakima Parks & Recreation Division will conduct a series of three community meetings in February to present and discuss the results of the 2017-2022 Yakima Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan survey. The survey was mailed out last year to 4,600 randomly-selected homes in Yakima, and City officials were pleased with the … Continued

Yakima National Little League Registration Underway

Registration for the 2017 season of Yakima National Little League, a partner of Yakima Parks & Recreation, is now open.  Registration is available online.  Click the link below to learn more. Yakima National Little League Registration – News Release