Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Washington Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Washington Avenue between 24th Avenue and 16th Avenue from tomorrow, Thursday, April 18th,through Tuesday, April 30th.  Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each week day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project … Continued

Yakima City Council April 16th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, April 16th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Issuing a Tele-Communicators Week Proclamation. Issuing a Stand Against Racism Proclamation. Issuing a Cinco de Mayo Proclamation. Recognizing Walt Fridley of the Wastewater Division for an Apple Award. Approving a letter of support for Opportunity Industrialization Center. … Continued

Phase 1 of North 1st Street Revitalization Project Progressing

The first of three phases of the North 1st Street Revitalization Project got underway about a month ago.  Crews continue to focus on the installation of new underground utilities, including water and sewer pipes, during the early stages of construction on Phase 1 of the project. Tapani Inc, based in Battleground, Washington, is the general … Continued

Yakima City Council April 16th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 16th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the April 16th regular meeting include: Issuing a Cinco de Mayo Proclamation. Recognizing Walt Fridley of the Wastewater Division for an Apple Award. Receiving a … Continued

East-West Corridor Project Open House Planned

An open house to discuss phasing and design of the East-West Corridor Project will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm next Wednesday, April 17th, at the Yakima Convention Center, 10 N. 8th Street. A listening session to receive public comment for the project’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review, the open house is … Continued

Yakima City Council Regular Meetings to Begin at 5:30 pm

The Yakima City Council’s regular meetings will begin at 5:30 pm effective next Tuesday, April 16th. In addition, public hearings during regular City Council meetings will begin at 6:00 pm. The City Council approved an ordinance reflecting the time changes during its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 5th. That action followed Council discussion on the … Continued

Spring 2019 Bus Book Now Available

Yakima Transit has issued its new Spring 2019 Bus Book showing City bus routes, schedules, maps, fares, and helpful information on services such as Dial-A-Ride, Vanpool, and Bikes on the Bus. Schedules in the bilingual Bus Book are effective through Sunday, June 16th. The new Bus Book includes details on additional stops on school days. … Continued

Harman Center Publishes Spring Newsletter

Classic movie nights, an art walk/open house and a Wellness & Safety Expo are just some of the events included in the Spring 2019 Newsletter published by the City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park. The newsletter covers activities at the center scheduled through the end of June. It includes event announcements, as well … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on City of Yakima boards, committees, and commissions. The Arts Commission, Community Review Board, and Bicycle/Pedestrian Committee each have one available position.  The Historic Preservation Commission and the Board of Appeals currently have two available openings. It is the responsibility of the City Council to … Continued