Water Line Work to Close Section of Viola Avenue

Water line work will close a section of Viola Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 15-16. Viola Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between South 18th Street and South 17th Street. Work on the project will start at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Local access to residents and businesses will … Continued

Yakima City Council Nov. 15th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022. Agenda items for the November 15th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire November 15th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 … Continued

Reservoir Repair and Improvement Project Begins

A project to repair and improve the 1st Level Reservoir will begin Monday, November 14th. The reservoir is on the southeast corner of North 40th Avenue and Englewood Avenue. Repairs will be made to concrete surfaces and seams throughout the reservoir, as well as replacement of existing interior piping and valves. The project also includes … Continued

City Plans Holiday Closures for Veterans Day

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed Friday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. The City of Yakima Municipal Court will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. The Harman … Continued

Downtown Yakima Parade to Honor Veterans

The Yakima community will honor its veterans and all U.S. military veterans by staging the 2022 Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Yakima on Friday, November 11th. The parade is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 379. The parade will begin at 10:45 am at the intersection of Yakima Avenue and 6th Street. … Continued

Community Christmas Tree Sought for Downtown Yakima

The search is on for Yakima’s Community Christmas Tree. The City of Yakima and the Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) are asking area residents to consider donating a tree from their property for the annual holiday festivities in Downtown Yakima. To nominate your tree as the Community Christmas Tree, call Cally Price, the Assistant to … Continued

Community Encouraged 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 November 1st Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, November 1st. Action taken by the Council included: Click the following to watch on-demand Y-PAC coverage of the November 1st Council meeting – Yakima City Council (yakimawa.gov) The November 1st Yakima City Council regular meeting airs on Yakima Public Affairs Channel (Y-PAC), Charter Spectrum channel … Continued

Nov. 2022 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following for the City of Yakima’s November 2022 Issues Brief e-newsletter – Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.