Asphalt Repair Work to Restrict Traffic on Washington Avenue

Asphalt repair work will result in traffic restrictions on Washington Avenue between 16th Avenue and Cornell Avenue starting Monday, June 27th,through Friday July 1st.  Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due … Continued

Chip Sealing Project to Impact Traffic

The City of Yakima Streets Division will begin its annual chip sealing program on Monday, June 27th. The project consists of Nob Hill Boulevard and Washington Avenue between 64th Avenue and 75th Avenue. The City will have flaggers on site to help drivers access their homes and businesses and also assist emergency vehicles through the … Continued

Keep Pet Safety in Mind This Summer

Pets provide comfort and companionship, but as the weather warms your vehicle can be unsafe or even deadly for them. Hundreds of pets die around the country each year from being left in vehicles in dangerous temperatures. Summer officially began Tuesday, June 21st, and temperatures are expected to top 90 degrees by this weekend. Summer … Continued

Emergency Manhole Replacement to Impact 72nd Ave and Midvale Ave

An emergency stormwater manhole cover replacement project will impact traffic Thursday morning, June 23rd, at the intersection of South 72nd Avenue and Midvale Avenue. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction at the intersection during scheduled project work hours of 6:00 am and 11:00 am. Drivers are reminded that the speed limit … Continued

Yakima City Council June 21st Regular Meeting Review

Action taken by the Council included: Designating “Yakima Convention and Event Center” as the new name of the City of Yakima building at 10 North 8th Street previously known as the “Yakima Convention Center.” Authorizing a contract with People for People for $213,181 of CDBG-CV2 funds to support the Meals on Wheels senior meal and … Continued

Traffic Signal Upgrade to Impact 3rd Street and Yakima Avenue

A traffic signal upgrade will impact the intersection of 3rd Street and Yakima Avenue tomorrow, Wednesday, June 22nd. Crews will be upgrading the traffic signal heads at the intersection from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm this Wednesday. The traffic signal will not be in operation during the work hours. Traffic will be restricted to one … Continued

Youth Opportunities on City Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is seeking City residents between the ages of 16 and 22 to volunteer as members of the Community Integration Committee, Parks and Recreation Commission and Sustainable Yakima Committee. There are two positions available on Community Integration and Parks & Recreation and one position available on the Sustainable Yakima Committee.  The youth … Continued

Oportunidades Para Jóvenes en Comités y Comisiones de la Ciudad

El Concejo Municipal de Yakima busca residentes de la Ciudad entre los 16 y 22 años para ofrecerse de voluntarios como miembros del Comité de Integración Comunitaria, la Comisión de Parques y Recreación y el Comité Yakima Sostenible.  Hay dos puestos disponibles en el Comité de Integración Comunitaria y Parques y Recreación y un puesto … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on Sustainable Yakima Committee

The Yakima City Council is asking volunteers interested in serving on the recently-created Sustainable Yakima Committee to submit applications to the City Clerk’s office.  The committee is comprised of seven (7) members.  One of the seven appointed members shall be designated as a “youth member” and shall be between the ages of sixteen and twenty-two … Continued

Oportunidades Para Voluntarios en El Comité Yakima Sostenible

El Concejo Municipal de Yakima está preguntando a voluntarios interesados en servir en el recién-creado Comité Yakima Sostenible a someter aplicaciones a la oficina de la Secretaria Municipal.  El comité es compuesto de siete (7) miembros.  Uno de los siete miembros nombrados deberá ser designados como “miembro juvenil” y deberá ser entre las edades de … Continued