City Council to Review Business Incubator Program

The Yakima City Council will review a plan to research a possible business incubator during a study session at 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 24th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North Second Street. During a previous meeting on September 5th, the Yakima City Council approved a resolution authorizing $50,000 in Washington State … Continued

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

Yakima City Council October 17th Business Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular business meeting yesterday, Tuesday, October 17th. Action by the Council on October 17th included: Agreeing to continue discussion about the Community Integration and Ethics & Equal Rights Exploratory Committees at the next regular business meeting on November 7th. Approving temporary emergency cold weather shelters in the city of … Continued

Wind Advisory Issued for Yakima Area

Blowing dust and power outages could result from high winds today according to an advisory issued by the National Weather Service. The advisory is in effect from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm today. It was issued this morning and calls for winds of 20-to-35 mph with wind gusts up to 45 mph. The alert is … Continued

General Election Ballots to be Mailed This Week

Ballots for the November 7th General Election will be in the mail this week to registered voters residing in the City of Yakima and elsewhere in Yakima County. Yakima County elections officials will mail out the ballots by this Friday, October 20th. Yakima County uses an all-mail-in voting system, so ballots that are postmarked before … Continued

City Council to Continue Homeless Shelter Discussion

During its meeting on Tuesday, October 17th, the Yakima City Council will consider two proposals related to homeless shelters. The regular business meeting is at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. The Council will consider authorizing temporary emergency cold weather shelters from November 15, 2017 to March 15, … Continued

Yakima City Council October 17th Business Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular business meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 17th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the October 17th business meeting include: Introducing Finance & Budget Director Danilo “Danny” Agsalog. Receiving final reports and recommendations from the Integration and … Continued

Y-PAC Video Voters Pamphlet Features Yakima City Council Candidates

Y-PAC, the City of Yakima’s government access channel, has produced a 2017 Video Voters Pamphlet focusing on candidates for Yakima City Council seats in the November 7th General Election. The Yakima City Council candidates for the General Election are: District 2 – Jason White and Pablo Gonzalez. District 4 – Keith Effler and Kay Funk. … Continued