Yakima City Council January 5th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the January 5th regular meeting include: A resolution approving extension of Mayoral Proclamation declaring an emergency order, if the Mayor issues a proclamation extending … Continued

Christmas Tree Disposal Options Are Available

With the holiday season winding down, the City of Yakima does offer city residents an option for Christmas tree disposal. “If you would like our refuse drivers to pick your tree up from your home, please call the Refuse Division at 575-6005 to set an appointment,” said Solid Waste Manager Loretta Zammarchi. The cost is … Continued

City of Yakima Plans Holiday Closures

City of Yakima non-emergency services will be closed Friday, December 25th and Friday, January 1st for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Yakima Transit will not provide bus service on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Regular bus service will resume on Saturday, December 26th and January 2nd. There will be no City of Yakima … Continued

Signal Improvements to Impact 56th Avenue and Summitview Avenue

Traffic will be restricted at the intersection of 56th Avenue and Summitview Avenue tomorrow, Tuesday, December 22nd for traffic signal improvements. Eastbound and northbound lanes at the intersection will be restricted to one lane during the project work hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm tomorrow. Crews will install a new traffic signal shaft and … Continued

U.S. Dept. of Justice News Release – Raymond F. Fleck Receives Award for Contributions to Project Safe Neighborhoods in Yakima County

The United States Department of Justice has recognized and awarded Raymond F. Fleck, Supervisory Deputy Marshal (ret.), U.S. Marshals Service, for his Outstanding Individual Contribution to the U.S. Attorney’s Office-sponsored Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Initiative in the Eastern District of Washington. PSN is a critical piece of the Department’s crime reduction efforts. The program focuses … Continued

Yakima City Council December 8th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, December 8th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Creating an ad hoc committee of Mayor Patricia Byers and Assistant Mayor Holly Cousens to review events across the City of Yakima. Directing the City Manager to conduct an analysis of the Washington Fruit Community Center … Continued

Water Main Repairs to Restrict Traffic on Tieton Drive

Water main repairs will result in traffic restrictions on Tieton Drive between 29th Avenue and 31st Avenue on Monday, December 7th, and Tuesday, December 8th.   Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm both days. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project … Continued

Dec. 2020 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

This month’s issue includes photos from State Fair Park’s Holiday Light Fest, virtual holiday events at the Harman Center, the Yakima Airport’s selection as a test site for electric aircraft, Windows Alive! call for artists and tips to keep your pets safe this winter. It closes with a note about this, the 100th issue of … Continued

Yakima City Council December 8th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, December 8th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. It will be Council’s last meeting of 2020. Agenda items for the December 8th regular meeting include: Issuing a Homeless Persons Memorial Proclamation Recognizing Bob Desgrosellier for 40 … Continued