Yakima City Council May 4th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, May 4th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Approving extension of Mayoral Proclamation declaring an emergency order due to COVID-19 Issuing a Missing and Unidentified Persons Awareness Month Proclamation Receiving a presentation by Northwest Harvest regarding its new Yakima campus Supporting the Energy Innovation … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on South 1st Street

Water line work will result in temporary water outages and traffic restrictions on South 1st Street between Mead Avenue and Washington Avenue on Thursday, May 6th and Friday, May 7th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm on Thursday and from 3:00 am to 11:00 am on Friday. … Continued

Signal Upgrades to Impact 3rd Street and Lincoln Avenue

Traffic will be restricted at the intersection of 3rd Street and Lincoln Avenue on Wednesday morning, May 5th, for traffic signal improvements. Traffic at the intersection will be restricted to one lane in each direction during the project work hours of 8:00 am to 11:30 am this Wednesday. Temporary stop signs will be in place … Continued

Yakima City Council May 4th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting via Zoom at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, May 4th. Agenda items for the May 4th regular meeting include: Resolution approving extension of Mayoral Proclamation declaring an emergency order, if the Mayor issues a proclamation extending the civil emergency proclamation and order due to COVID-19 Issuing a … Continued

Parks and Recreation Offering Soccer Clinic

Local children will have an opportunity to improve their soccer skills during a clinic next month at Washington Fruit Community Center, 602 N. 4th Street. The center is located at Miller Park. Yakima Parks and Recreation will offer the soccer clinic from 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm each day on May 11-13. It is available … Continued

Yakima City Council April 20th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, April 20th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Issuing proclamations for Fair Housing Month, YWCA Stand Against Racism and Stop Asian Hate Day Agreeing to a joint meeting with the Community Integration Committee within 60 days Holding a public hearing on Class 2 and … Continued

Tree Trimming to Impact Traffic on 40th Avenue

A tree trimming project will restrict traffic on a section of 40th Avenue tomorrow morning, Wednesday, April 21st. During the project work hours of 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, traffic on 40th Avenue will be restricted to one lane in each direction between Arlington Street and Nob Hill Boulevard. Access will be maintained as much … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on City of Yakima boards, committees, and commissions. The Community Integration Committee (youth) has one available position.  The Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee has one opening, the Board of Appeals currently has two available openings and the Henry Beauchamp Advisory Committee has four available openings.  The Arts … Continued