Street Closures Planned for 2019 Women’s March

Drivers will find sections of some of the City’s streets temporarily closed Saturday, January 19th, for the 2019 Women’s March. It will begin at 12:00 pm on Saturday and is expected to conclude at 2:00 pm. The annual walk is organized by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima. It will begin at the church, 225 … Continued

Holiday Closures Planned for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed Monday, January 21st, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. Yakima Transit will not provide bus … Continued

January 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

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

Yakima City Council January 15th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, January 15th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Authorizing a feasibility study agreement for an outdoor community swimming pool at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Receiving a report from the Council Economic Development Committee. Receiving a presentation on community policing efforts. Authorizing the formation of … Continued

Yakima City Council January 15th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, January 15th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the January 15th regular meeting include: Authorizing a feasibility study agreement for an outdoor community swimming pool at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Authorizing acceptance … Continued

City of Yakima Experiencing Construction Growth

New single-family construction in the City of Yakima rose by more than 50 percent last year. That is among building permit statistics for the City in 2018 compared to 2017. There were 144 new single-family homes permitted in Yakima during 2018, with a combined estimated valuation of $34,254,140. In 2017, there were 90 permits issued … Continued

Yakima City Council January 8th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, January 8th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Issuing a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Proclamation. Announcing a special meeting from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 30th at the Yakima Convention Center regarding a forum on H2A worker housing issues. Receiving Council … Continued

Water Line Work to Close a Portion of Fairbanks Avenue

Water line work will result in the closure of Fairbanks Avenue between North 37th Avenue and North 39th Avenue on Thursday, January 10th and Friday, January 11th.  Work on the project will take place from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm each day until completed. Drivers should use alternate routes if possible until the work is … Continued

Winter 2019 Bus Book Now Available

Yakima Transit has issued its new Winter 2019 Bus Book showing City bus routes, schedules, maps, fares, and helpful information on services such as Dial-A-Ride and Vanpool. Schedules in the bilingual Winter 2019 Bus Book are effective through April 8th. The schedules include additional bus stop times during school days on some routes. The Winter … Continued