Tree Removal on 9th Avenue to Impact Traffic

A tree removal project on 9th Avenue will impact traffic along a one-block section of the street for most of each day on Tuesday, August 23rd and Wednesday, August 24th. Crews will be working to remove a large tree located in public right-of-way on the west side of the street in the 200 block of … Continued

Road Improvement Project on 80th Avenue to Impact Traffic

A road improvement project will impact traffic along several blocks of 80th Avenue from Monday, August 22nd through Thursday, September 1st. The project will take place on 80th Avenue between Nob Hill Boulevard and Wide Hollow Road and will involve removing old and deteriorated asphalt and repaving that section of the street. Work on the … Continued

Asphalt Work to Close a Portion of North 16th Avenue

Asphalt work on North 16th Avenue between River Road and Fruitvale Boulevard will result in closures of both northbound and southbound lanes overnight on Friday, August 19th and Saturday, August 20th. Work on the project will take place from 7:00 pm to 6:00 am. Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can expect delays in the … Continued

Drinking Water System Repair to Impact Traffic on South 3rd Street

Water service repairs will disrupt traffic in the northbound and southbound lanes of South 3rd Street on Friday, August 19th and possible Saturday, August 20th.  The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm those days. While the work is underway, traffic along South 3rd Street between Walnut Street and … Continued

August 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the August 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – August 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Furry Friends Will Rule the Pool During Paws in the Pool – Pieces from the Past … Continued

Change in Yakima Mayor and Assistant Mayor

At the August 16th Yakima City Council business meeting, Councilmember Avina Gutiérrez and Councilmember Holly Cousens relinquished their respective roles as mayor and assistant mayor.  Subsequently, Councilmember Kathy Coffey was elected mayor and Councilmember Carmen Méndez was elected assistant mayor by their fellow Council members. The City of Yakima operates under the Council-Manager form of … Continued

Codes/Planning Customer Service Center to Close Friday at Noon

The customer service center on the second floor of Yakima City Hall which provides codes, planning, and permit services to the public will close at noon on Friday, August 19th while renovation work is completed. The City’s Engineering Division customer service counter, which is located across the hallway from the Codes/Planning counter, will remain open … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on August 16th included: –   Electing a new Mayor and Assistant Mayor –   Setting a November 9th date for an event celebrating the renaming the Southeast Yakima Community Center in honor of Henry … Continued