Traffic Signal Work at 72nd Avenue and Tieton Drive to Affect Drivers

Traffic signals at the intersection of 72nd Avenue and Tieton Drive will be shut down temporarily during the morning on Wednesday, January 24th for about three hours while a traffic signal battery backup system is installed. City of Yakima crews will be working on adding flashing yellow arrow functionality to the traffic signal at that … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the City of Yakima Community Integration Committee, Planning Commission, Community Review Board, Historic Preservation Commission, Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee and the Board of Appeals. The Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Bike/Ped Committee and Board of Appeals currently have one opening each.  The Community Review Board … Continued

City Services Center Closing Early on December 29th

The City of Yakima’s City Services Center counter will close a half-hour earlier than normal on Friday, December 29th in order to allow staff to complete necessary end-of-year transaction processing procedures. The City Services Center counter, located on the 1st floor of Yakima City Hall, will close on December 29th at 4:30 pm. Customers utilize … Continued

Waterline Repairs to Close a Portion South 32nd Avenue

Repairs to a waterline will result in the closure of South 32nd Avenue between Bonnie Doone Avenue and West Nob Hill Boulevard on Thursday, December 28th. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related works zones within the City … Continued

News Conference – December 26th YPD Officer-Involved Shootings

A news conference will be held on Wednesday, December 27th at 1:00 pm in the Emergency Operations Center on the 2nd floor of the Richard A. Zais, Jr. Law & Justice Center (200 S. 3rd Street) regarding two Yakima Police Department (“YPD”) officer-involved shootings that occurred in the early morning of December 26th. During the … Continued

Water Service Line Repairs to Restrict Traffic on South Fair Avenue

Water service line repairs will result in traffic restrictions on South Fair Avenue between Chestnut Avenue and Spruce Street Tuesday, December 26th.  Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Traffic will be channeled in both directions in the project area. Because of heavy traffic volumes on South Fair … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the City of Yakima Community Integration Committee, Planning Commission, Community Review Board, Historic Preservation Commission, and the Board of Appeals. The Planning Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, and Board of Appeals currently have one opening each.  The Community Review Board has two positions open and … Continued

December 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the December 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – December 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter The December 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes the following articles: Yakima Transit Seeks Input on New Bus Shelters – High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for $1000 … Continued

High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for $1200 AWC Scholarship

The City of Yakima is encouraging area high school seniors to apply for a $1200 scholarship being offered by the Association of Washington Cities (“AWC”).  The AWC 2018 Center for Quality Communities Scholarship will be awarded to six high school seniors in spring 2018. Application packets can be downloaded from the City of Yakima website … Continued