Yakima City Council September 19th Business Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular business meeting yesterday, Tuesday, September 19th. Action by the Council on September 19th included: Voting against implementing a proposed temporary closure of parking lot #2 near the Capitol Theatre. Approving a letter to members of Congress and others in support of comprehensive immigration reform. Sending the proposed conversion … Continued

Yakima Transit Providing Free Shuttle Bus Service to the Fair

Yakima Transit will provide free shuttle bus service to the Central Washington State Fair throughout its 10-day run. Shuttle buses will run continuously from the Park and Ride location at Gateway Center (home to Target, Big Lots! and other stores).  They will load passengers at the Yakima Transit bus stop located north of the former … Continued

Finalist Interviews for Two Senior Management Positions Next Week

After receiving recommendations from interview panels that screened candidates for two key City of Yakima leadership positions, finalist interviews for Assistant City Manager and Director of Finance and Budget will take place on Friday, September 22nd. Ana Cortez, Stephen Daly, and Michael Morales were selected as finalists from an initial pool of more than 60 … Continued

Yakima City Council September 19th Business Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular business meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 19th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the September 19th business meeting include: Discussing the proposed temporary closure of parking lot #2 near the Capitol Theatre. Reviewing a draft letter … Continued

September 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the September 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – September 2017 Issues Brief Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Emergency Operations Center in the Works for Yakima – Councilmember Maureen Adkison Reflects on Progress – Humans and Canines Enjoy Paws in … Continued

Air Quality Alert Continues Through Sunday

The Washington State Department of Ecology is extending an air quality alert for the Yakima area that is in effect until 10:00 am on Sunday, September 17th. The alert applies to a three-county area that includes Yakima, Kittitas and Klickitat counties. It is due to wildfires burning in the region, combined with forecasts that call … Continued

Air Quality Alert Continues Through Wednesday

The Washington State Department of Ecology is extending an air quality alert for the Yakima area that is in effect until 10:00 am on Wednesday, September 13th. It was scheduled to end at 10:00 am today, Monday. The alert applies to a three-county area that includes Yakima, Kittitas and Klickitat counties. It is due to … Continued

Air Quality Alert Extended Through Monday

The Washington State Department of Ecology is extending an air quality alert for the Yakima area that is in effect until 10:00 am on Monday, September 11th. The alert is due to wildfires burning in the region, combined with forecasts that call for conditions that could cause air quality to reach unhealthy levels. Pollutants in … Continued