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

Yakima City Council June 21st Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, June 21st, 2022. Agenda items for the June 21st regular meeting include: 2021 Transportation Benefit District Annual Report Resolution designating “Yakima Convention and Event Center” as the new name of the City of Yakima building at 10 North 8th Street previously … Continued

Road Closures Planned for Pride Festival, Parade

In observance of Pride Month, the Yakima Pride Festival and Parade will be held in Yakima on Saturday, June 18th. The City of Yakima is planning road closures related to the festival and parade: Naches Avenue will be closed between Yakima Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard during the festival from 7:00 am to … Continued

City Plans Closures for Juneteenth Observance

City of Yakima offices and most non-emergency services will close Monday, June 20th, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Closures include City Hall, the Public Works office, the Y-PAC office, the Law and Justice Center and the Harman Center. Yakima Transit will not provide bus service on June 20th. Garbage pick-up will not be delayed, but the … Continued

Work on Nelson Dam Project to Result in Temporary Road Closures

Work continues on the Nelson Dam removal and replacement project and will result in temporary road closures over the next couple of weeks. Work scheduled to continue the next three weeks includes pouring concrete for a new fish screen structure. The work requires temporary closure of South Naches Road at Powerhouse Road. This closure will … Continued