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

Volunteers Expand City of Yakima Outreach

April is National Volunteer Month, and April 7th to the 13th is National Volunteer Week. Both serve as reminders of the many ways volunteers assist the City of Yakima in its outreach to serve residents. “The City of Yakima appreciates the many volunteers who are giving back to the community,” said Mayor Kathy Coffey. “Their … Continued

Tree Removal to Impact Traffic on 40th Avenue

A tree removal project will result in traffic being reduced to one lane on a section of 40th Avenue from 8:30 am to 11:30 am on Monday, April 8th. The northbound lanes on 40th Avenue will be reduced to one lane between Walnut Street and Chestnut Street while crews remove the tree on April 8th. … Continued

April 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following link to see the April 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – The April 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles, photos, links and City contact phone numbers. The City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter is a monthly publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Yakima City Council April 2nd Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, April 2nd. Action by the Council yesterday included: Issuing an Arbor Day proclamation. Authorizing an application for a grant from the Washington State Department of Transportation Aviation Division for capital improvements at Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field. Receiving the Yakima Fire Department’s 2018 Annual Report. Accepting … Continued