One-Block Portion of Barge Street to be Repaved

A one-block section of Barge Street will be closed to all traffic for most of this week while the roadway is prepared for repaving. From Tuesday, February 10th through Friday, February 13th, Barge between 48th Avenue and 49th Avenue will be closed while crews from the City of Yakima Streets & Traffic Division remove deteriorating … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

Yakima City Council Meeting Review The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. Action taken by the Council on February 3rd included: – Appointing Roger Lewis to the Yakima Parks & Recreation Commission – Setting the date for a public hearing on March 3rd regarding the … Continued

Urban Area Comprehensive Plan Amendment-Update Process Beginning

Under the Washington State Growth Management Act, local governments in the state have to adopt, regularly amend, and periodically update an Urban Area Comprehensive Plan. The plan helps guide long-range land use policy in urban areas by establishing a community vision for effectively managing growth over a twenty-year period. Originally adopted by the Yakima City … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of South 10th Avenue

Installation of a new water line will result in the closure of South 10th Avenue between West Prasch Avenue and West Viola Avenue on Thursday, February 5th. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Detours around the construction site will be available, but because of heavy traffic volume … Continued