Yakima City Council August 2nd Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Monday, August 2nd, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the August 2nd regular meeting include: Discussion of an application for a feasibility study for an anaerobic digester. Requested Charter change language that would prohibit … Continued

Water Main Repairs to Restrict Traffic on West Walnut Street

Water main repairs will result in traffic restrictions on West Walnut Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue on Wednesday, July 28th through Friday, July, 30th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. … Continued

Signal Upgrades to Impact 1st Street and Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way

Traffic will be restricted at the intersection of North 1st Street and Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way on Wednesday morning, July 28th, for traffic signal improvements. Traffic at the intersection will be restricted to one lane in each direction during the project work hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday. Temporary stop signs will … Continued

City Seeks Volunteers for Pro/Con Committees

The Yakima City Council will appoint no more than three volunteers to serve on pro/con committees regarding at least two and possibly three proposed amendments to the City Charter on the November 2nd General Election ballot. During its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 20th, the City Council authorized two proposed amendments to the City Charter … Continued

Water Main Repairs to Restrict Traffic on South 16th Avenue

Water main repairs will result in traffic restrictions on South 16th Avenue between Viola Avenue and Logan Avenue on Tuesday, July 27th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy traffic volumes … Continued

Art Projects Sought for Fall/Winter Windows Alive! Display

The Yakima Arts Commission is seeking applications for the Fall/Winter Downtown Yakima Windows Alive! project. The application deadline is 5:00 pm on Tuesday, August 31st. The goal is to have the show ready by mid-October. Click Windows Alive Application and Call to Artist Fall Winter 2021.pdf for an application. Additional information is available at www.windowsalive.com. … Continued

Franklin Pool Cancels Evening Swim Sessions

Due to staffing shortages, the City of Yakima Franklin Pool is temporarily canceling evening recreational swim sessions originally scheduled for 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Monday through Friday. “Hopefully, we can have new staff on board soon so we can re-open the evening session,” said Parks and Recreation Manager Ken Wilkinson. Franklin Pool, 2102 Tieton … Continued

Yakima City Council July 20th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, July 20th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the July 20th regular meeting include: National Night Out Proclamation Discussion on allowing street-legal altered leisure vehicles on streets within City limits Proposed resolutions associated … Continued

Municipal Court Lifts Mask Requirement for Fully Vaccinated

Effective Tuesday, July 13th, City of Yakima Municipal Court will no longer require masks for those who are fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated persons are encouraged to continue to wear masks while attending court. Masks will be available at security stations. Hand sanitizer is available in the courtrooms. Also beginning Tuesday, social distancing will no longer be … Continued

Emergency Sewer Pipe Replacement to Close Section of 20th Avenue

A section of 20th Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, July 12th, for an emergency sewer pipe replacement project. The project will require closing 20th Avenue between Nob Hill Boulevard and West Prasch Avenue. The closure is expected to last through next week and possibly over next weekend. Access to homes and businesses in the … Continued