Volunteer Opportunities on City of Yakima Tree Board

The Yakima City Council is asking volunteers interested in serving on the recently-created City of Yakima Tree Board to submit applications to the City Clerk’s office. The City of Yakima Tree Board currently has three open positions available.  People with experience related to trees and other plantings, specifically people with training as arborists, are encouraged … Continued

City Crews Working On Water Main Break

City of Yakima crews are currently working on a water main break that occurred earlier today. As a result of the break, water service has been temporarily affected and traffic in the area near the break is being impacted. The water main break occurred in the 700 block of South 18th Avenue and water service … Continued

January 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the link below to see the January 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter.  Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include: Mayor Coffey Looks Forward to Progress Being Made in 2017 – High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for $1,000 AWC Scholarship – “Yak Back” Feature on … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017. Action taken by the Council on January 17th included: –    Voting against a resolution declaring Yakima a “Welcoming City” –    Setting a February 7th public hearing date to amend the six-year Transportation Improvement Program –    Approving a federal … Continued

Finance & Budget Director Cindy Epperson Retiring

The City of Yakima’s Finance & Budget Director, Cindy Epperson, has announced she will retire at the end of January.  Epperson has worked for the City since 1990, including as Finance & Budget Director since 2012. “I have genuinely enjoyed my employment in the Finance Department, from my start as an accountant to the last … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the January 17th agenda include:   Resolution declaring Yakima a “Welcoming City”   Adoption of 2017-2020 Yakima Economic Development Strategic Plan   Setting a … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. Action taken by the Council on January 10th included: –   Approving a Yakima airport lawsuit settlement agreement –   Setting a December 31st, 2017 deadline for securing 9-million dollars in private donations to build the Central Plaza Project –   … 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

City Crews Working on Two Water Main Breaks

City of Yakima crews are currently working on two water main breaks that occurred earlier today.  As a result of the two water main breaks, water service to specific areas has been temporarily affected and traffic in the areas near the breaks is being impacted. One of the water main breaks occurred in the 4100 … Continued