Jan. 2021 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

This month’s issue includes City of Yakima snow removal policies and tips, Yakima firefighters receiving their COVID-19 vaccines, an update on the Miller Park improvement project and the year 2020 in photos. Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Yakima City Council January 5th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, January 5th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Issuing a Martin Luther King Jr. Week Proclamation Receiving an analysis report on Washington Fruit Community Center Receiving a report on the second round of Community Development Block Grant COVID Fund program expenditures Directing City staff … Continued

City Council Extends Emergency Declaration due to COVID-19

During its regular meeting tonight, Tuesday, January 5th, the Yakima City Council extended an emergency proclamation due to COVID-19. Council’s action extends the declaration through Tuesday, February 2nd. The declaration enables the City to potentially be eligible for state and federal assistance needed to meet costs associated with the COVID-19 emergency and to make purchases … Continued