Wastewater Line Installation Project Will Close Parts of 6th Avenue

Contact: Utility Engineer Shelley Willson – 576-6303 Community Relations Manager Randy Beehler – 901-1142 – randy.beehler@yakimawa.gov An ongoing wastewater line installation project will result in the temporary closure of a section of 6th Avenue.  Starting on Friday, March 8th, North 6th Avenue from Fruitvale Boulevard to River Road will be closed to traffic and a … Continued

Series of Clean Ups Designed to Improve Yakima’s Appearance

Contact: Refuse Code Compliance Officer James Scott – 576-6745 – james.scott@yakimawa.gov Community Relations Manager Randy Beehler – 901-1142 – randy.beehler@yakimawa.gov Results from the 2012 Yakima Citizen Survey clearly revealed an expectation that the City of Yakima should be more proactively involved in improving the overall appearance of the community.  As part of its multi-pronged approach … Continued

City Council Meeting Review

Contact: Community Relations Manager Randy Beehler – 901-1142 – randy.beehler@yakimawa.gov The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, March 5th. Action taken by the Council on March 5th included: Approved creation  of the Department of the Airport to run operations at the Yakima Air Terminal Approved an agreement with the … Continued

Work on New Franklin Park Pavilion to Get Underway

Contact: Yakima Parks and Rec. Manager Ken Wilkinson – 576-6416 Community Relations Manager Randy Beehler – 901-1142 – rbeehler@yakima.wa.us Thanks to major fundraising efforts by Yakima’s Sunrise Rotary Club, construction is set to begin next week on a pavilion at Franklin Park valued at $200,000, which will serve as a home for family picnics and … Continued