City of Yakima Offers Leaf Disposal Options

The City of Yakima is offering leaf disposal options for residents. “People can give us a call and we’ll do what we can to help them do the right thing with their leaves,” said Solid Waste Manager Loretta Zammarchi.  The City of Yakima’s Refuse Division offers yard waste collection through November 30th. For $16.30 per … Continued

“Outsmarting Scammers” Class returns to the Harman Center

A class on “Outsmarting Scammers” will be presented at 10:00 am this Wednesday, October 24th, at the City of Yakima’s Harman Center, 101 North 65th Avenue. The one-hour class will be taught by the Yakima Police Department. “It will discuss steps you can take now to help protect yourself and others,” said Recreation Program Supervisor … Continued

Yakima City Council October 16th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, October 16th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Presenting a Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation. Approving the top four priorities from the Public Safety Forums. Granting the Nob Hill Water Association a domestic water franchise. Agreeing to the Yakima Greenway Foundation’s request for a Study … Continued

Water Service Line Install to Restrict Traffic on South 3rd Avenue

Water service line repairs will result in traffic restrictions on South 3rd Avenue between Logan Avenue and Mead Avenue from Wednesday, October 17th through Friday, October 19th.  Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the … Continued

Tree Trimming to Impact Traffic on Washington Avenue

A large tree trimming project will restrict traffic on a section of Washington Avenue tomorrow, Wednesday, October 17th. Two lanes will be closed and traffic will be limited to one lane eastbound and westbound on Washington Avenue from 24th Avenue to 28th Avenue. The restriction is from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, October … Continued

Changes Planned for Yakima Transit Route 8

Schedule changes for Yakima Transit’s Route 8 will take effect on Monday, October 22nd. “We are changing the schedule to better serve our passengers,” said Yakima Transit Manager Alvie Maxey. Changes in Route 8’s schedule can be found at Route 8 began service earlier this year, incorporating areas within the City of Yakima previously … Continued

October 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the October 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter –  Oct. 2018 Issues Brief The October 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles, photos and links. The City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter is a monthly publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

City Settles Open Public Meetings Act Complaint

The City of Yakima has agreed to settle a complaint filed earlier this year that contended the City violated the state Open Public Meetings Act (“OPMA”) because it did not provide proper public notice of a Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce (“Chamber”) luncheon this past May at which Yakima City Council members spoke.  Under the … Continued

Public Works Landscaping Project to Conserve Water

Work is wrapping up on a second City of Yakima landscaping project that will conserve water. The current project involves installing irrigation lines and plants that require little water in landscaping areas around the City of Yakima’s Public Works Division at 2301 Fruitvale Blvd. “There is a two-fold purpose: One is to conserve water and … Continued