Yakima City Council Oct. 19th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, October 19th. Action taken by the Council included: Creating a new city board to overlook sustainability and the adverse effects of climate change Adopting Yakima Transit’s Transit Development Plan for 2021-26 and 2020 annual report Approving an ordinance governing the spread of human cremains in … Continued

Project to Impact Traffic on South 1st Street

A gas main installation project will impact traffic on a section of South 1st Street during overnight hours for the rest of this week. Brothers Construction will need to cross South 1st Street at Ranchrite Road (just south of Nob Hill Boulevard) to install an 8-inch high pressure gas main for Cascade Natural Gas. As … Continued

Yakima City Council October 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, October 19th, via Zoom. Agenda items for the October 19th regular meeting include: The Henry Beauchamp Community Center Report Creation of a new City board to overlook sustainability and adverse effects of climate change Set Nov. 1st and 16th as public … Continued

Fall Garden Webinar is November 6th

The Fall 2021 Heritage Garden workshop on Saturday, November 6th, will be in a webinar format due to COVID-19 concerns and restrictions. The free webinar is titled “Plants with a Purpose.” It will be from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Register online here The Fall 2021 Heritage Garden Workshop/Webinar will feature the following presentations: The … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Lincoln Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Lincoln Avenue between Custer Avenue and Pierce Street tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 12th, through Friday Oct. 15th. Work will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy … Continued

Yakima Irrigation Season Ends Oct. 15th

Friday, October 15th marks the end of another irrigation season for the vast majority of the residential and business customers served by the City of Yakima’s irrigation system. That’s the day the system operated by the City’s Water/Irrigation Division will be shut off until next spring. The few other irrigation systems in the area that … Continued

Water Project to Impact Traffic, Residents on South 18th Street

A project to replace existing water main and water utility services will close a section of South 18th Street to thru traffic on Monday, October 11th. Total Site Services, Inc. of Richland will grind the existing asphalt in the intersection of South 18th Street and East Viola Avenue on Monday, October 11th. South 18th Street … Continued

Yakima City Council Oct. 5th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, October 5th. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Receiving the 2021 first and second quarter Capital Improvement Projects Report Approving Anderson Park Annexation contingent on Yakima County Boundary Review Board approval Authorizing federal grant application for up to $500,000 under the Economic Development Administration … Continued

Yakima City Council Study Sessions for 2022 Budget

The Yakima City Council will conduct four study sessions during the next two weeks for the 2022 budget. The purpose of the study sessions is to evaluate city service levels within forecasted city revenues. The City of Yakima is committed to keeping citizens informed. The budget sessions will be held from 9:00 am to 12:00 … Continued

Yakima City Council October 5th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, October 5th, via Zoom. Agenda items for the October 5th regular meeting include: Setting October 19, 2021 for a public hearing on the Pedestrian Master Plan Public hearing and ordinance on the Anderson Park Annexation A federal grant application for up … Continued