March 29th Yakima City Council Special Meeting Notice

Click on the link below to see the agenda for a special meeting of the Yakima City Council on Tuesday, March 29th, which will include an executive session at Yakima City Hall (129 N. 2nd Street) beginning at 5:00 pm and a special meeting of the Yakima City Council at the Yakima School District Central … Continued

Newest Windows Alive! Art Work Ready For Downtown Yakima

Empty storefronts in Downtown Yakima will come alive on Friday, March 25th when the works of local artists are put on public display. In 2013, the Yakima Arts Commission, an advisory group appointed by the Yakima City Council, developed the idea to harness the creativity of Central Washington artists and to bring new life and … Continued

Third Year of Blues and Brews Bash Better Than Ever

The Yakima Blues and Local Brews Bash returns to the Historic North Front Street District on Saturday, June 11th from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm and promises to delight fans will high-quality blues music and top-notch craft beers from the Yakima area. The 2016 festival will be headlined by Grammy Award-winning Rebirth Brass Band from … Continued

Update Regarding Potential Utilities & Engineering Reorganization

Interim Yakima City Manager Jeff Cutter has accepted the resignation of Utilities & Engineering Director Debbie Cook as the City considers potentially restructuring its senior management team assignments. Cook’s resignation will become effective on Monday, March 21st at 5:00 pm. Cook was hired by the City in December 2012 to head the newly-created Utilities & … Continued

March 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the link below to see the March 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter.  Articles in this edition include: The Easter Bunny Making Another Appearance at the Harman Center – 2016 Irrigation Season Starts on April 1st – Time to Tee It Up at Fisher Park Golf Course. The City of Yakima Issues … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on March 15th included: –     Approval of summer street cruising events on Yakima Avenue –     Setting an April 5th vote on an ACLU voting rights lawsuit appeal –     Setting a May 3rd … Continued

Road Repairs on Fruitvale Boulevard to Impact Traffic

A road repair project along a seven-block section of Fruitvale Boulevard will impact traffic for most of each day from, Tuesday, March 15th through Friday, March 18th. City of Yakima Streets Division crews will be crack sealing and mastic sealing the section of Fruitvale between 27th Avenue and 34th Avenue from 7:00 am to 3:00 … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the March 15th agenda include: –   Status of complete streets ordinance and sidewalk grant –   Summer street cruising events on Yakima Avenue –   Design engineering for Randall … Continued

Flood Warning Issued for Yakima Area

The National Weather Service (“NWS”) has issued a flood warning for Yakima County that is currently anticipated to remain in effect through 10:00 am tomorrow (Thursday, March 10th). A flood warning is issued when flooding is imminent or actually occurring. Should flooding occur, media inquiries regarding the City of Yakima response should be directed to … Continued