Sections of Beech Street Closed for Sewer Main Project Reopen

Sections of Beech Street that have been periodically closed since last summer while work related to the installation of a sewer main interceptor was underway have been reopened. Sections of Beech Street between Fair Avenue and the I-82 underpass were closed while the sewer main interceptor project was ongoing.  The Beech Street underpass below I-82 … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on City Boards, Committees and Commissions

The Yakima City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on City of Yakima boards, committees, and commissions and is accepting applications through May 4th. The Historic Preservation Commission has two openings and the Board of Appeals currently has one opening.  The following boards, committees, and commissions have term expirations in June and may have … Continued

Yakima City Council April 17th Business Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular business meeting yesterday, Tuesday, April 17th.  Action by the Council on April 17th included: Introducing Savannah Kimzey, the City of Yakima’s 2018 AWC Scholarship nominee. Issuing a Barbershop Harmony in Yakima Day proclamation. Recognizing Officer Gary Garza for 30 years of service. Approving the Hearing Examiner’s recommendation to … Continued

Downtown Landscaping Project to Conserve Water

Work is now underway in Downtown Yakima on a landscaping project that will conserve water. The project involves installing new soil, irrigation lines and plants that require little water in landscaping areas around the City of Yakima’s 2nd Street parking lot. “There is a two-fold purpose: One is to conserve water and the other is … Continued

Road Repair Project to Impact Traffic on Ahtanum

A road repair project will impact traffic on a section of Ahtanum Road for most of each day from Tuesday, April 17th through Tuesday, April 24th. As a result of the project, traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction along the section of Ahtanum between 16th Avenue and 26th Avenue from April … Continued

Yakima City Council April 17th Business Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular business meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 17th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the April 17th business meeting include: Issuing an Arbor Day 2018 proclamation. Introducing Savannah Kimzey, the City of Yakima’s 2018 AWC Scholarship nominee. … Continued