Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on December 13th included: – Adopting the 2017 City of Yakima Budget – Setting a January 10th public hearing date for creation of a Transportation Benefit District – Placing an ambulance dispatching fee … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. The meeting begins at 2:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the December 13th agenda include: –  Adoption of the 2017 City of Yakima Budget –  Update on Homeless issues –  Setting a January 10th … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on December 6th included: –    Scheduling a study session regarding efforts to address homelessness –    Approving utility rate increases for water, sewer, stormwater and refuse service –    Raising the cap on utility rates … Continued

Art Work Wanted For 2017 Windows Alive!

The Yakima Arts Commission is seeking applications from the Central Washington arts community for the 2017 Downtown Yakima Windows Alive! Project. The deadline for submitting an application for the spring/summer 2017 exhibition is Monday, January 30th and winners will be announced in early February. This is the fourth season for the popular event, which enables … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the December 6th agenda include: –   Conducting a second public hearing on the proposed 2017 revenue and expenditure budget for the City of … Continued

Big Improvements Completed at Rosalma Park in Yakima

Rosalma Garden Club Park, located near the southeast corner of the intersection of 16th Avenue and Tieton Drive, has a new look thanks to the generosity of a local developer and a building contractor. Hogback Development and Stephens and Sons Construction teamed up to upgrade the appearance of the neighborhood park. Work began in late … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on November 15th included: –   Deferring discussion regarding the Yakima Central Plaza project to the December 6th Council meeting agenda –   Directing staff to evaluate the fiscal impact of a proposed plan to … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the November 15th agenda include: –   Conducting public hearings on the proposed 2017 City budget and property tax levy –   Setting a December … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016. Action taken by the Council on November 1st included: –   Authorizing the operation of temporary cold weather shelters –   Recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day in Yakima –   Adopting regulations for Uber and other … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the November 1st agenda include: –    Authorizing the operation of temporary cold weather shelters –    Amending the unlawful camping ordinance on public property … Continued