December 2012 City of Yakima Issues Brief

Help Keep Yakima Safe When Winter Weather Hits Now that the Yakima Valley has had its first real taste of winter weather, it’s a good time to remember that it takes everyone pitching in to keep our area as safe as possible when snow or freezing rain make roads and sidewalks slick. City crews, along … Continued

Section of “A” Street Now Open to Two-Way Traffic

Contact: Streets and Traffic Operations Manager Joe Rosenlund – 575-6005 Community Relations Manager Randy Beehler – 901-1142 – Release Date: December 17th, 2012 After having been a one-way, westbound road for many years, a short section of “A” Street in Downtown Yakima is now open to two-way traffic. City of Yakima crews recently adjusted … Continued

Debbie Cook Named Director of Utilties and Engineering

Contact: City Manager Tony O’Rourke – 575-6040 Community Relations Manager Randy Beehler – 901-1142 – Yakima City Manager Tony O’Rourke has selected Debbie Cook to become the City’s new Director of Utilities and Engineering.  Cook, who is currently the Development Services Engineering Manager for the City of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, expects to be … Continued