Citywide Road Resurfacing Project Paving Completed

An ambitious citywide street repaving project that began in May has reached a milestone now that all of the more than 90 lane miles of roads included in the project have been paved. All that remains for the $15 million project to be completed is work involving striping some of the last road sections that … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014. Action taken by the Council on October 21st included: –    Approval of a six-month moratorium on new homeless shelters –    Approval of three temporary emergency winter weather shelters –    Directing City staff to meet with pawnbrokers, secondhand dealers … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the October 21st agenda include: –   An economic and fiscal impact report on the Cascade Mill site property –   A request to use three churches as temporary emergency … Continued

Downtown Parking Restriping Project To Start

A switch from parallel to angle parking will be underway during the next two days in portions of Downtown Yakima. The restriping work will result in the closure of East Chestnut Avenue and South Third Street on Thursday, October 16th. Chestnut will be closed to through traffic from 1st Street to 4th Street and Third … Continued

Utility Work to Restrict Traffic on West Washington Avenue

Paving work on a utility cut will result in traffic restrictions on West Washington Avenue between South 24th Avenue and South 28th Avenue on Thursday, October 16th and Friday, October 17th, 2014. Work will begin at 8:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions … Continued

Repaving Project to Impact Traffic on 22nd Avenue

A repaving project on 22nd Avenue will result in the closure of the road between St. Helens Street and Bonnie Doon Avenue for most of each day on Monday, October 20th and Tuesday, October 21st. That section of 22nd Avenue will be closed from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm while the project is underway. Detour … Continued

Citywide Road Resurfacing Project Update

An ongoing citywide street repaving project that began in May will affect traffic in several areas of Yakima from October 13th through October 17th. The project involves reconditioning more than 90 lane miles of roads and will cost a total of $15 million. The project is now 90% complete. While paving is scheduled to be … Continued

Yakima City Council Study Session Preview

The Yakima City Council holds a study session on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014. The meeting begins at 3:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the October 14th study session include: Review of 2015 capital investment projects Additional study session information is available at http://bit.ly/1stP5xX Yakima City Council Study Session is aired live on Charter … Continued

October 2014 City of Yakima Issues Brief

In this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief – Biodegradable Bags Are Back For Fall Leaf Collection Program – Finished Plaza Design Points to Both Yakima’s Past and Future – Another Irrigation Season Coming to an End. October 2014 Issues Brief