Yakima City Council November 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, November 19th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the November 19th regular meeting include: Issuing a 2019 Small Business Saturday Proclamation. Holding a second public hearing on the 2020 Preliminary Budget. Authorizing an … Continued

November 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following link to see the November 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – The November 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles, photos, accompanying links and City contact phone numbers. Issues Brief is a monthly publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Holiday Closures Planned for Veterans Day

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

Downtown Yakima Parade to Honor Veterans

The Yakima community will honor its veterans and all U.S. military veterans by staging the 2019 Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Yakima on Monday, November 11th.  The parade is sponsored annually by the Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 379. The parade will begin at 10:45 am at the intersection of Yakima Avenue and 6th … Continued

Yakima City Council November 5th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, November 5th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Issuing a Remembrance Day proclamation. Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Employment Agreement with Alex Meyerhoff to serve as Interim City Manager. Authorizing a land use agreement with the Yakima Greenway Foundation. Receiving a summary of … Continued

Yakima City Council November 5th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, November 5th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the November 5th regular meeting include: Authorizing the Mayor to execute an Employment Agreement with Alex Meyerhoff to serve as Interim City Manager. Holding public … 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

Trick-or-Treating in Barge-Chestnut Neighborhood to Impact Traffic

For many years, the historic Barge-Chestnut neighborhood has been a popular destination for Trick-or-Treaters – up to 1,000 or more show up each Halloween.  In recent years, the City of Yakima, the Yakima Police Department, and the Barge-Chestnut Neighborhood Association have partnered in an effort to ensure the safety of ghouls and goblins, princesses and … Continued

Harman Center Hosts Annual Holiday Bazaar

The City of Yakima’s Harman Center, located at 101 North 65th Avenue, will host its annual Holiday Bazaar from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 2nd. “The vendors are excited. It should be a really fun event,” said Recreation Program Supervisor Leslie Richards. More than 50 vendors are expected to be on hand, … Continued

Yakima Transit Plans Public Hearing for Report to WSDOT

Yakima Transit is submitting its Six-Year Transit Development Plan and Annual Report to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). A public hearing on the report will be held next Wednesday, October 30th, at 5:30 pm at the City’s Public Works facility, 2301 Fruitvale Boulevard. The report includes documents addressing state and local long & … Continued