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

Yakima Airport to Receive COVID-19 Grant Funds

Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field will receive more than $1 million in federal funds in response to operational impacts due to COVID-19. The Yakima City Council approved the $1,023,575 grant during its meeting on Tuesday night, April 6th. The money comes from the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA). It provides approximately $2 … Continued

Yakima City Council April 6th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, April 6th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Approving extension of Mayoral Proclamation declaring an emergency order due to COVID-19 Receiving a COVID-19 update Issuing an Arbor Day proclamation The April 6th Yakima City Council regular meeting will air on Yakima Public Affairs Channel … Continued

Yakima City Council April 6th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting via Zoom at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 6th. Agenda items for the April 6th 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 an … Continued

April 2021 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

The April 2021 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter is now available. It includes articles on North 1st Street Phase 2, the COVID-19 vaccine clinic at State Fair Park, City Council action summary for March, a road replacement project on Mead Avenue, a reminder about dog owner responsibilities, Spring activities, and more. Issues Brief is … Continued

Section of Mead Avenue to Close for Road Replacement

Mead Avenue will be closed from Fair Avenue to 18th Street for six weeks for a project that will tear out and replace the existing roadway. Work will begin Monday, April 5th, and is expected to conclude on Friday, May 14th. The Mead Avenue improvements will be done in two installments, starting with the section … Continued

Tree Removal to Impact Traffic on 40th Avenue

A tree removal project will restrict traffic on a section of 40th Avenue tomorrow morning, Friday, April 2nd. During the project work hours of 9:00 am to 11:00 am, traffic on 40th Avenue will be restricted to one lane in each direction between Englewood Avenue and Richey Road. Access will be maintained as much as … Continued