Yakima City Council April 17th Business Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular business meeting yesterday, Tuesday, April 17th.  Action by the Council on April 17th included: Introducing Savannah Kimzey, the City of Yakima’s 2018 AWC Scholarship nominee. Issuing a Barbershop Harmony in Yakima Day proclamation. Recognizing Officer Gary Garza for 30 years of service. Approving the Hearing Examiner’s recommendation to … Continued

Downtown Landscaping Project to Conserve Water

Work is now underway in Downtown Yakima on a landscaping project that will conserve water. The project involves installing new soil, irrigation lines and plants that require little water in landscaping areas around the City of Yakima’s 2nd Street parking lot. “There is a two-fold purpose: One is to conserve water and the other is … Continued

April 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the April 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – April 2018 Issues Brief e-Newsletter The April 2018 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles on volunteers helping the City of Yakima’s outreach, Councilmember Brad Hill’s concern for at-risk youth, and improvements by the City’s Code Enforcement … Continued

Harman Center to Host Spring Bazaar

A Spring Bazaar is coming to the City of Yakima’s Harman Center. The bazaar will take place from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 21st at the Center, 101 North 65th Avenue. “Our Holiday Bazaar was so great with so many vendors we thought let’s do a Spring Bazaar,” said Recreation Program Supervisor … Continued

Free Community Cleanup for Yakima Neighborhood

Residents in some areas of City Council District No. 5 will have the opportunity to help spruce up their neighborhood on Saturday, April 21st during an Earth Day Community Cleanup event. Households located from North 16th Avenue to North 34th Avenue/Powerhouse Road and River Road to Lincoln Avenue are eligible to participate in the free … Continued

Volunteers Boost City of Yakima Outreach

April is National Volunteer Month, and April 15th to the 21st is National Volunteer Week. Both serve as reminders of the many ways volunteers assist the City of Yakima in its outreach to serve residents. “The City of Yakima appreciates the many volunteers who are giving back to the community,” said Mayor Kathy Coffey. “Their … Continued

Harman Center Movie Nights Return April 12th

Jimmy Stewart, Humphrey Bogart, and Audrey Hepburn will grace the silver screen during Spring Classic Movie Nights at the City of Yakima’s Harman Center. “Come enjoy the movies, everyone’s invited,” said Recreation Program Supervisor Leslie Richards. Showtime is 6:00 pm for each of the five movies scheduled. The free film series will begin with the … Continued

“Profiles in Business” Highlighting Yakima Economy

From the open road to the friendly skies – and a few stops in between – the City of Yakima’s “Profiles in Business” video magazine series is highlighting local success stories. “The videos give the public a behind-the-scenes look at the hard work and vision of our area businesses,” said City Council Member and Council … Continued

City of Yakima Taking Precautions Regarding Potential Flooding

The City of Yakima’s Public Works Department is taking precautions regarding potential flooding along Cowiche Creek and Wide Hollow Creek for this coming weekend. The Northwest River Forecast Center is reporting that the Naches River and the Yakima River may reach bank full this weekend. It appears the majority of the expected rainfall will come … Continued

Yakima City Council April 3rd Business Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular business meeting yesterday, Tuesday, April 3rd. Action by the Council on April 3rd included: Approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Selah for transit services. Authorizing an agreement related to the Cinco de Mayo event. Authorizing an agreement related to a fireworks display on July 4th, … Continued