Clean City Program Reports Progress in 2023

Responding to more than 2,200 graffiti incidents, contacting more than 3,700 individuals experiencing homelessness and clearing more than 183 tons of garbage were some of the City of Yakima Clean City Program activities in 2023. The Yakima City Council received updates on the program in the agenda packet for its meeting on Tuesday, February 20th. … Continued

Yakima City Council Feb. 20th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, February 20th, 2024. Agenda items for the February 20th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire February 20th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 … Continued

City of Yakima Plans Closures for Presidents Day

City of Yakima facilities will be closed Monday, February 19th, for Presidents 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 Municipal Court will be closed. Yakima Transit will not provide bus service Monday … Continued

City Plans Traffic Signal Maintenance

The City’s Traffic Operations Division asks drivers to be aware of temporary traffic signal outages over the next two to three months. Outages will be about five minutes or less and are required for annual traffic signal maintenance. The City of Yakima has 115 intersections with traffic signals. Work will take place Monday through Thursday … Continued

Yakima City Council Feb. 6th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, February 6th. Action taken during the Council meeting included: Click the following to watch on-demand Y-PAC coverage of the February 6th Council meeting – Yakima City Council 02-06-2024 (yakimawa.gov) The February 6th Yakima City Council regular meeting airs on Yakima Public Affairs Channel (Y-PAC), Charter … Continued

City Council Extends Moratorium on Downtown Parking Enforcement

A moratorium on enforcing parking violations in the downtown area of the City of Yakima is extended through April 19th. The Yakima City Council extended the moratorium during its regular meeting last night, Tuesday. The moratorium applies to time limitations on streets and City-owned parking lots in the Central Business District. Council originally approved a … Continued

Project to Close Section of N. 6th Avenue

North 6th Avenue will be closed to traffic tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 7th, between I Street and River Road. The closure will be in effect from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Wednesday. A detour along North 16th Avenue will be in effect during the project work hours. The City of Yakima is assisting with the road … Continued

Yakima City Council Feb. 6th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, February 6th, 2024. Agenda items for the February 6th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire February 6th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 … Continued

Feb. 2024 Issues Brief

Click the following link for the February 2024 Issues Brief, the City of Yakima’s e-newsletter – Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Repair Requires Lane Closure on 72nd Avenue

The southbound lane of 72nd Avenue will be closed to traffic between Crown Crest Avenue and Coolidge Road from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 2nd. A detour will be in effect for southbound drivers during the project work hours. The temporary lane closure is required for asphalt repair. Drivers are reminded the … Continued