Project to Close Section of Queen Avenue

Queen Avenue will be closed between McLaren Street and Tieton Drive on Tuesday, April 16th, from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. The closure is required for a tree trimming project. Access to properties in the project area will be maintained as best as possible. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the project area, if possible. Drivers … Continued

Yakima City Council April 16th, 2024 Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, April 16th, 2024. Agenda items for the April 16th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire April 16th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 … Continued

Project to Close Section of Chestnut Avenue

Chestnut Avenue will be closed between Fourth Street and Naches Avenue on Monday, April 15th, from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm. The closure is required for work to remove and trim trees in the project area. Access to properties in the project area will be maintained as best as possible. Drivers are encouraged to avoid … Continued

April 2024 Issues Brief

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

City Council Seeks Volunteers for Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council seek volunteers interested in serving on City boards, committees and commissions: It is the responsibility of the City Council to appoint people to serve on governing bodies of those organizations. More about the volunteer opportunities: Anyone interested in applying for openings can submit their application to the City Clerk’s Office no … Continued

Free Community Cleanup April 27th for Yakima Neighborhood

Residents in a City of Yakima neighborhood will have the opportunity for some spring cleaning on Saturday, April 27th, during a free Community Cleanup event. Households located from Nob Hill Boulevard to Washington Avenue, located between 16th Avenue and Voelker Avenue, can participate in a free cleanup from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on April … Continued

City of Yakima Investment Policy Earns Certificate of Excellence

The City of Yakima’s investment policy recently received the Certificate of Excellence from Washington Public Treasurers Association (WPTA). City of Yakima Financial Services Manager Kimberly Domine’ will receive the certification on behalf of the city during WPTA’s annual conference in Chelan next week. In addition, Domine’ will be formally recognized during the conference for her … Continued

Outage for N. 1st Street and Lincoln Ave Signal

The traffic signal at North 1st Street and Lincoln Avenue is out due to work on Phase 3 of the North 1st Street revitalization project. During the outage, the signal has been replaced by large stop signs at the intersection. Traffic signals typically flash red at all intersections within the Phase 3 project area, N. … Continued

Yakima City Council April 2nd Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 2nd. Action taken during the Council meeting included: Click the following to watch on-demand Y-PAC coverage of the April 2nd Council meeting – Yakima City Council 04-02-24 ( The April 2nd Yakima City Council regular meeting airs on Yakima Public Affairs Channel (Y-PAC), Charter … Continued

Downtown Yakima Welcomes New Windows Alive! Exhibit

The new Windows Alive! art exhibit opens this Friday, April 5th, in Downtown Yakima. It can be seen along the northside of Yakima Avenue between Hotel Maison and 3rd Street. The exhibit will be available for viewing through late September. The artists’ brief bios, complete statements and a sample of their respective works can be … Continued