Yakima City Council November 1st Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, November 1st, 2022. Agenda items for the November 1st regular meeting include: Appointments to Sustainable Yakima Committee, Bike/Ped Committee, Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and Yakima Housing Authority An agreement with the Rotary Clubs of Yakima for the design, installation and use … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Pacific Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Pacific Avenue between South 15th Street and Nob Hill Boulevard starting Monday, October 24th, through Friday, October 28th. Work on the project will begin at around 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work zone. Traffic will be … Continued

Yakima City Council October 18th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, October 18th. Action taken by the Council included: Changing Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee member terms to four years with no term limits Setting November 1st, 2022 for public hearing regarding Ad Valorem Tax (property tax) Setting November 1st and 15th, 2022 for public hearings … Continued

Resurfacing Project Continues on Summitview Ave

A project to resurface Summitview Avenue and replace curb ramps that began on October 10th continues through Thursday, October 27th.  The project is closing Summitview Avenue from 40th Avenue to 48th Avenue and 56th Avenue to 72nd Avenue during scheduled evening work hours of 7:00 pm to 6:00 am, Monday through Thursday. Flaggers and signs … Continued

Yakima City Council October 18th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, October 18th, 2022. Agenda items for the October 18th regular meeting include: Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee presents proposed amendment to policies and procedures Resolution authorizing grant acceptance from the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation to create historic overlay district … Continued

Project to Close Section of Englewood Avenue

A section of Englewood Avenue will be closed three days next week for a project to improve the roadway surface. Englewood Avenue will be closed between 56th Avenue and 49th Avenue from 7:00 am on Monday, October 17th, through 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 19th. The project will involve grinding and overlaying the asphalt on … Continued

Harman Center Publishes Fall 2022 Newsletter

A holiday bazaar, local history program and birdhouse painting are just some of the events included in the Fall 2022 Newsletter published by the City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park. The newsletter is available at 2022Q4.pdf (yakimaparks.com) The newsletter details activities at the center scheduled through the end of the year. It includes: … Continued

Work on Nelson Dam Project to Result in Temporary Lane Closure

Work continues on the Nelson Dam removal and replacement project, requiring a continued temporary single lane closure of South Naches Road at Powerhouse Road. This lane closure is extended through Friday, Oct. 21st. It is in effect during project work hours of 6 am to 5 pm each week day. Flaggers and signs will be … 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: Board of Appeals currently has two available openings. Bike/Pedestrian Committee has one vacancy and two upcoming term expirations at the end of 2022. Community Integration Committee has two openings and one youth opening. Parks and Recreation Commission … Continued