Crack Sealing Project to Impact Traffic on 1st Street

A project involving “crack sealing” will impact traffic along a portion of 1st Street from Monday, February 3rd through Friday, February 7th. City of Yakima crews will be filing cracks along the section of 1st Street between Pacific Avenue and Lincoln Avenue from February 3rd through February 7th.  Work on the project will take place … Continued

Stormwater Construction Project to Impact Traffic on Powerhouse

A stormwater construction project will impact traffic on a section of Powerhouse Road on Friday, January 31st. The section of Powerhouse between 24th Avenue and 26th Avenue will close from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on January 31st to accommodate the project. The project involves preliminary camera work by the Michels Corporation to prepare for … Continued

City of Yakima Names New Code Administration Manager

A longtime City of Yakima employee is the City’s new code administration manager. Glenn Denman, previously the City’s supervising code inspector, was named to the code administration manager position last week by Community Development Director Joan Davenport. “Glenn brings a strong technical background and many certifications to perform the duties of City Building Official, as … Continued

Yakima City Council January 21st Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, January 21st. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Receiving a report regarding the Chamber of Commerce homeless summit. Recognizing Yakima Fire Department captains Kari Brown and Jeff Pfaff for 25 years of service. Receiving a report on the Safe Routes to Schools program. Assigning … Continued

Yakima City Council January 21st Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, January 21st, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the January 21st regular meeting include: A Yakima Humane Society report. Report regarding the Chamber of Commerce homeless summit. Report on the Safe Routes to Schools … Continued

Stormwater Maintenance Project to Impact Traffic on Powerhouse

A stormwater maintenance project will impact traffic on a section of Powerhouse Road on Wednesday, January 22nd. The section of Powerhouse between 24th Avenue and 28th Avenue will be closed from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on January 22nd to accommodate the project. Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones … Continued

Street Closures Planned for 2020 Women’s March

Drivers will find sections of some of the City’s streets temporarily closed Saturday, January 18th, for the 2020 Women’s March. It will begin at 11:00 am on Saturday and is expected to conclude at 3:00 pm. The annual walk is organized by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima. It will begin at the church, 225 … Continued