Yakima City Council May 4th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting via Zoom at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, May 4th. Agenda items for the May 4th regular meeting include: Resolution approving extension of Mayoral Proclamation declaring an emergency order, if the Mayor issues a proclamation extending the civil emergency proclamation and order due to COVID-19 Issuing a … Continued

Parks and Recreation Offering Soccer Clinic

Local children will have an opportunity to improve their soccer skills during a clinic next month at Washington Fruit Community Center, 602 N. 4th Street. The center is located at Miller Park. Yakima Parks and Recreation will offer the soccer clinic from 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm each day on May 11-13. It is available … Continued

Yakima City Council April 20th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, April 20th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Issuing proclamations for Fair Housing Month, YWCA Stand Against Racism and Stop Asian Hate Day Agreeing to a joint meeting with the Community Integration Committee within 60 days Holding a public hearing on Class 2 and … Continued

Tree Trimming to Impact Traffic on 40th Avenue

A tree trimming project will restrict traffic on a section of 40th Avenue tomorrow morning, Wednesday, April 21st. During the project work hours of 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, traffic on 40th Avenue will be restricted to one lane in each direction between Arlington Street and Nob Hill Boulevard. Access will be maintained as much … 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 Integration Committee (youth) has one available position.  The Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee has one opening, the Board of Appeals currently has two available openings and the Henry Beauchamp Advisory Committee has four available openings.  The Arts … Continued

Storm Drain Project to Impact Traffic on SSgt Pendleton Way

A storm drain project will result in the closure of a section of SSgt Pendleton Way from Thursday, April 15th at 7:00 am through Monday, April 19th at 5:00 pm. During the project, the section of SSgt Pendleton Way between 8th Street and 9th Street will be closed to traffic. Access will be maintained as … Continued

Crosswalk Marking Project to Impact 40th and Chestnut Traffic

A crosswalk marking project will impact traffic at the intersection of 40th Avenue and Chestnut Avenue for a few hours in the morning on Monday, April 19th. From 9:30 am to about 11:30 am on April 19th, the northbound and southbound inside lanes of 40th Avenue at Chestnut Avenue will be closed.  The northbound and … Continued

Yakima City Council April 20th Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting via Zoom at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 20th. Agenda items for the April 20th regular meeting include: Retirement recognition of Senior Engineer Bob Desgrosellier, who has worked for the City for 40 years A report from the City of Yakima Community Integration Committee A 2021 … Continued

Yakima Health District News Release – Importance of Following Public Health Recommendations

Yakima County continues to receive additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines. To date, 58,616 individuals have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 34,356 individuals have received their second dose. In Yakima County, most individuals are already eligible and should make their appointment for their vaccine as soon as possible. In Yakima County, there … Continued

City of Yakima Marks National Telecommunicators Week

The City of Yakima is celebrating the second full week of April (April 11-17) as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. It honors the men and women who are the critical first step in the public safety system. They are the ones who answer 9-1-1 emergency calls, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment, and render life-saving assistance … Continued