Sidewalk Project to Impact Traffic on 3rd Avenue

A project to remove broken sidewalk sections will impact traffic on a section of 3rd Avenue for most of the day on Friday, October 20th. As a result of the project, the northbound, outside lane of 3rd Avenue between Division Street and Nob Hill Boulevard will be closed from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm on … Continued

Foro Comunitario con Enfoque en Asuntos de Seguridad Pública

Un foro comunitario se llevara a cabo el miércoles 25 de octubre a partir de las 6:00 p.m. en el gimnasio de la Escuela Primaria Garfield (612 al norte de la avenida 6ª) para proporcionar una oportunidad a los miembros de la comunidad de compartir sus preocupaciones sobre temas de seguridad pública y recibir información … Continued

Neighborhood Forum to Focus on Addressing Public Safety

A neighborhood forum will be held on Wednesday, October 25th beginning at 6:00 pm at the Garfield Elementary School gymnasium (612 N. 6th Avenue) to provide an opportunity for community members to share their concerns about public safety issues and provide input about potential solutions. The forum has been organized by the Yakima City Council … Continued

Selection of New Assistant City Manager Announced

Yakima City Manager Cliff Moore announced today that Ana Cortez has been selected to fill the position of Assistant City Manager. “Ana brings to the City a wealth of experience in a wide range of local government disciplines,” said Moore.  “She has followed a very deliberate career path that has provided her with opportunities to … Continued

New Finance and Budget Director Chosen

Yakima City Manager Cliff Moore has announced that Danny Agsalog has been chosen to become the City’s new Finance and Budget Director. “The City is fortunate to have Danny Agsalog joining its senior management team,” said Moore.  “He is extraordinarily experienced in local government and is highly respected by the people he has worked with.  … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of South 3rd Street

Utility work will result in the closure of South 3rd Street between East Walnut Street and East Chestnut Avenue from Tuesday, October 2nd through Thursday, October 5th.  Work hours on the project will be from 5:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. Because of heavy traffic volumes in the area, drivers can expect delays near … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of West Yakima Avenue

Utility work will result in the closure of West Yakima Ave between South 4th Avenue and South 3rd Avenue from Tuesday, October 3rd through Thursday, October 6th.  Work on the project will take place from 5:00 am to 3:30 pm. Because of heavy traffic volume, drivers can expect delays in the project area.  Drivers should … Continued

Yakima City Council Sends Letter to Congress Urging Immigration Reform

Earlier this year, the Yakima City Council added comprehensive immigration reform to its list of Federal Legislative Priorities.  The Council placed immigration reform in the highest of its three priority categories – “Actively Pursue.” Following through on that commitment, the Council recently voted unanimously to send a letter to key members of Congress strongly urging … Continued

Randall Park Paving Project to Impact Traffic on 48th Avenue

A paving project related to the expansion of the west parking lot at Randall Park will result in the closure of a section of 48th Avenue for most of the day on Thursday, September 28th. As a result of the project, the section of 48th Avenue between Nob Hill Boulevard and Washington Avenue will be … Continued

Utility Work to Restrict Traffic on South 1st Street

Utility work will result in traffic restrictions on South 1st Street between Race Street and MLK, Jr. Boulevard from Thursday, September 28th through Friday, October 6th.  Work on the project will begin at 5:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project … Continued