Section of J Street to Close for Sewer Main Project

A section of J Street will be closed to traffic for a sewer main installation project that begins on Monday, June 1st. J Street will be closed between 21st Avenue and 20th Avenue starting Monday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. The closure will be in effect for each day of the project, which should … Continued

Yakima City Council June 2nd Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, June 2nd, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the June 2nd regular meeting include: Receiving a COVID-19 update. Tentative resolution approving extension of Mayoral emergency proclamation, if the Mayor extends the civil emergency … Continued

Yakima Health District Comunicado de prensa – Residente del Condado de Yakima diagnosticado con Síndrome Inflamatorio Multisistémico

El Distrito de Salud de Yakima ha sido informado de un residente local menor de 10 años que ha sido diagnosticado con Síndrome Inflamatorio Multisistémico (MIS-C) – relacionado a COVID -19. El paciente fue un paciente en el Virginia Mason Memorial y fue transferido a Seattle Children’s para recibir cuidados más intensivos. Síndrome Inflamatorio Multisistémico … Continued

Airport Runway to Close for One Week in August for Upgrades

Airline passengers will need to make alternate plans during the last week of August 2020 as the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field (YKM) runway will close for planned improvements. Runway 27 will close from 8:00 am Monday, August 24th, through 8:00 pm Saturday, August 29th. Scheduled improvements include replacing runway edge lights, asphalt maintenance and updating … Continued

Holiday Closures Planned for Memorial Day

Many of the City of Yakima’s services will be closed Monday, May 25th, for Memorial Day. Yakima Transit will not provide bus service Monday. There will be no City of Yakima garbage pick-up service on Monday, May 25th. Garbage collection service schedules by the City’s Refuse Division will be delayed by one day next week. … Continued

Yakima City Council May 19th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, May 19th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Receiving a COVID-19 update. Discussing public safety and police budgetary concerns related to illegal cruising. Directing City staff to work in coordination with the Yakima County Development Association to begin the grant application process to assist … 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 Community Review Board and Tree City USA Board each have one available position.  There will be a vacant position on the Community Integration Committee and there is one vacant youth position on this Committee. The Board … Continued

Yakima City Council May 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, May 19th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the May 19th regular meeting include: Receiving a COVID-19 update. Issuing proclamations for Pride Month and Older Americans Month. Discussing interim and permanent City Manager … Continued