Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is asking volunteers interested in serving on the Yakima Housing Authority Board, Board of Appeals, and the Henry Beauchamp, Jr. Community Center Advisory Committee to submit applications to the City Clerk’s office. The Board of Appeals and the Henry Beauchamp, Jr. Community Center Advisory Committee currently have one open position each. … Continued

Original Yakima-Ellensburg Commuter Stops Coming Back

When the Yakima-Ellensburg Commuter service was first launched in late 2011, two of the original stops in Ellensburg included Super 1 Foods (200 East Mountain View Avenue) and Safeway (400 North Ruby Street).  Over time, those two stops were eliminated from the route and replaced by stops elsewhere in Ellensburg. Beginning on Monday, January 2nd, … Continued

Take Safe Yakima Valley Drug Free Action Team Survey

Click on the links below (one Spanish language and one English language) to take a survey that is part of the Safe Yakima Valley Drug Free Action Team’s annual effort to get community input about teen substance misuse and abuse. Safe Yakima Valley Drug Free Action Team Survey – English Encuesta del Equipo de Acción … Continued

December 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the link below to see the December 2016 edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter December 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Rosalma Park Revitalized by Landscaping Project – Snow Routes in Effect in Yakima for … Continued

Snow Route Alert Issued By City of Yakima

Please be aware that a Snow Route Alert has been issued by the City of Yakima.  This Snow Route Alert will remain in effect overnight. This Snow Route Alert is being issued as part of a series of steps being taken by the City of Yakima to more efficiently and effectively get streets cleared of … Continued

Business Licenses Can Now Be Renewed Online

Today, business license renewal notices will begin arriving in the mail at mom and pop shops, retail chain stores, big box retailers, etc. licensed by the City of Yakima.  Processing the 5000 to 6000 business licenses issued each year by the City can be challenging. But now, thanks to a new system implemented by the … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on December 13th included: – Adopting the 2017 City of Yakima Budget – Setting a January 10th public hearing date for creation of a Transportation Benefit District – Placing an ambulance dispatching fee … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. The meeting begins at 2:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the December 13th agenda include: –  Adoption of the 2017 City of Yakima Budget –  Update on Homeless issues –  Setting a January 10th … Continued