Yakima City Council December 6th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022. Agenda items for the December 6th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire December 6th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on South 1st Street

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on South 1st Street between Pine Street and Walnut Street from Monday, December 5th, through Friday, December 9th. Work will begin at around 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. City of Yakima water customers in the project area can expect water outages during project … Continued

Public Works Facility Hosts Letters to Santa Event

Yakima Parks and Recreation is offering its third annual drive-thru Letters to Santa event at the City’s Public Works facility, 2301 Fruitvale Boulevard, on Saturday, December 10th, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. The free event features music, Yakima Christmas Trucks and a special mailbox for letters to Santa. Lighted features will include Christmas-themed inflatable … Continued

Yakima Transit Offers Free Shuttle to Luminaria

Yakima Transit will provide free shuttle bus service to the Yakima Area Arboretum Luminaria Candle-Lit Walk event on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th.  Shuttles will run from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm on both nights. The Luminaria Walk is 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm both evenings. Shuttle buses will run continuously from the … Continued

Dec. 2022 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following for the City of Yakima’s December 2022 Issues Brief e-newsletter – Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Yard Waste Collection Extended to Dec. 12th

The City of Yakima is extending its yard waste collection service through Monday, December 12th. The service was originally scheduled to end today, Wednesday, November 30th. “Due to the unusual warmer weather this year, much of the foliage has yet to drop,” said Public Works Director Scott Schafer. “As a result, we are extending the … Continued

Downtown Parade Ushers in the Holiday Season

The holiday season in Yakima again kicks off this year with the Holiday Lighted Parade at 6:00 pm on Sunday, December 4th. The procession begins at 6th Avenue and continues down Yakima Avenue to 3rd Street, ending at 3rd and Walnut Street. No on-street parking will be allowed along the parade route from 4:00 pm … Continued

Councilmember Byers Hosts Community Forum on Thursday, Dec. 1st

Yakima City Councilmember Patricia Byers will host a community forum this Thursday, December 1st. It will be 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Chuck Austin Place, 1630 South 16th Avenue, in the facility’s Flex Room. “The forum will provide an opportunity for community members to ask questions and provide feedback,” said Byers. “It will give … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on S. 1st Street

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on South 1st Street between Pine Street and Walnut Street from Tuesday, November 29th, through Friday, December 2nd. Work on the project will begin at around 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. City of Yakima water customers in the project area can expect water … Continued

City of Yakima Plans Closures for Thanksgiving

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, and Parks and Recreation offices. Yakima Municipal Court as well as business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. In addition, the … Continued