New Finance and Budget Director Chosen

Yakima City Manager Bob Harrison has announced that Jennifer Ferrer-Santa Ines has been appointed as the City’s Finance and Budget Director.  Ferrer-Santa Ines replaces Steve Groom, who resigned from the City in mid-July to become the finance director for the City of Federal Way.  Groom was hired by the City of Yakima in 2018. “The … Continued

April 2021 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

The April 2021 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter is now available. It includes articles on North 1st Street Phase 2, the COVID-19 vaccine clinic at State Fair Park, City Council action summary for March, a road replacement project on Mead Avenue, a reminder about dog owner responsibilities, Spring activities, and more. Issues Brief is … Continued

March 2021 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

The March 2021 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter is now available. It includes articles on the Nelson Dam project, a 2nd round of City of Yakima COVID-19 relief for micro-businesses, yard waste collection, Harman Center re-opening and City Council study sessions. Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Feb. 2021 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

This month’s issue includes information on a second round of grants the Yakima City Council approved to assist the city’s smallest businesses with expenses related to COVID-19, the return of public comment to City Council meetings on Zoom, a survey of housing needs, news from the Yakima Airport and much more. Issues Brief is published monthly … Continued

Jan. 2021 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

This month’s issue includes City of Yakima snow removal policies and tips, Yakima firefighters receiving their COVID-19 vaccines, an update on the Miller Park improvement project and the year 2020 in photos. Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Dec. 2020 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

This month’s issue includes photos from State Fair Park’s Holiday Light Fest, virtual holiday events at the Harman Center, the Yakima Airport’s selection as a test site for electric aircraft, Windows Alive! call for artists and tips to keep your pets safe this winter. It closes with a note about this, the 100th issue of … Continued