Sewer Line Project to Impact Traffic on S. 16th Avenue

A project to repair an aging sewer line will impact traffic on a section of South 16th Avenue this week. Traffic on South 16th Avenue will be limited to one lane in each direction between West Nob Hill Boulevard and West Prasch Avenue starting Tuesday, March 1st, through Thursday, March 3rd.  Traffic restrictions will be in … Continued

Yakima City Council March 1st, 2022 Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022. Agenda items for the March 1st regular meeting include: Receiving the Yakima Valley Tourism 2021 Annual Report presentation Considering an appointment to the Planning Commission Receiving the 2021 3rd and 4th Quarter Capital Improvement Projects Report Click the … Continued

City Begins Yard Waste Collection March 1st

Yard waste collection in the City of Yakima will begin Tuesday, March 1st. The City’s Refuse Division will provide weekly yard waste pick-up from March 1st through November 30th. “Please have the green yard waste cart available by 6:00 a.m. on the curb or alley on the day of scheduled pick-up,” said Communications & Public … Continued

Water Project to Close Section of Englewood Ave

Work on a 30-inch water transmission main will close a section of Englewood Avenue beginning Monday, February 28th, and continuing through early April. Englewood Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between North 32nd Avenue and North 34th Avenue.  The closure will remain in place all hours of the weekdays and weekends for the duration … Continued

Water Line Work to Close Portion Of Powerhouse Road

Water line work will result in the closure of Powerhouse Road between Englewood Avenue and North 26th Avenue on Thursday, February 24th, and Friday, February 25th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Due to heavy traffic volumes on Powerhouse Road, drivers can expect delays and … Continued

City Plans Closures for Presidents Day

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed Monday, February 21st, for Presidents Day. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. Yakima Transit will not provide bus service Monday. The City’s Harman … Continued

Yakima City Council Feb. 15th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, February 15th. Action taken by the Council included: Adopting the 2022-2027 Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan Adopting an affordable housing incentive program for multi-family low-income housing Receiving a report on the City’s Mentorship/Internship Program Agreeing to hold a study session to discuss the Sustainability Committee … Continued

City offers Yak Back, Hotline to Report Potholes

Potholes are not uncommon this time of the year due to the “freeze-thaw cycle” Yakima experiences when precipitation, in the form of rain and/or snow, seeps into small cracks within the asphalt pavement. The “freeze-thaw cycle” causes moisture to contract and expand; increasing the size of the cracks. As vehicles travel over these cracks, the … Continued

Yakima City Council Feb. 15th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 15th, 2022. Agenda items for the February 15th regular meeting include: Appointments to Boards, Committees and Commissions Public hearing and resolution for consideration and adoption of the 2022-2027 Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan Resolution authorizing acceptance of a Transportation Improvement … Continued