Big Improvements Completed at Rosalma Park in Yakima

Rosalma Garden Club Park, located near the southeast corner of the intersection of 16th Avenue and Tieton Drive, has a new look thanks to the generosity of a local developer and a building contractor. Hogback Development and Stephens and Sons Construction teamed up to upgrade the appearance of the neighborhood park. Work began in late … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is asking volunteers interested in serving on the City of Yakima Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and the Henry Beauchamp, Jr. Community Center Advisory Committee. The Henry Beauchamp, Jr. Community Center Advisory Committee has one open position and the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee has two terms expiring. It is the responsibility of … Continued

Yakima Transit Providing Free Shuttle Bus Service to Luminaria

Yakima Transit will be providing free shuttle bus service to the Yakima Area Arboretum’s 2016 Luminaria Candle-Lit Walk event on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th. Shuttle buses will run continuously from the parking lot of the former K-Mart store, located south of Highway 24.  The Arboretum is located north of Highway 24, just … Continued

November 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the November 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – November 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Help Keep Yakima Safe When Winter Weather Hits – Take Steps to Prevent Winter Home Fires … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on November 15th included: –   Deferring discussion regarding the Yakima Central Plaza project to the December 6th Council meeting agenda –   Directing staff to evaluate the fiscal impact of a proposed plan to … Continued

Road Project at Englewood and 53rd Intersection Extended One Day

A road improvement project at the intersection of Englewood Avenue and 53rd Avenue has been extended one day beyond its originally expected completion on Tuesday, November 15th. The project is taking place within the intersection and involves replacing deteriorated asphalt. Originally expected to be completed on November 15th, work on the project will continue on … Continued

Sewer Main Extension to Impact Traffic on Summitview

Extension of a sewer main to serve a new housing development will result in traffic impacts on a portion of Summitview Avenue from Tuesday, November 15th through Thursday, November 17th. While the project is underway, traffic along the portion of Summitview between 88th Avenue and 90th Avenue will be restricted to one lane in each … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the November 15th agenda include: –   Conducting public hearings on the proposed 2017 City budget and property tax levy –   Setting a December … Continued