Project to Close Section of N. 6th Avenue

North 6th Avenue will be closed to traffic tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 7th, between I Street and River Road. The closure will be in effect from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Wednesday. A detour along North 16th Avenue will be in effect during the project work hours. The City of Yakima is assisting with the road … Continued

Yakima City Council Feb. 6th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, February 6th, 2024. Agenda items for the February 6th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire February 6th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 … Continued

Repair Requires Lane Closure on 72nd Avenue

The southbound lane of 72nd Avenue will be closed to traffic between Crown Crest Avenue and Coolidge Road from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 2nd. A detour will be in effect for southbound drivers during the project work hours. The temporary lane closure is required for asphalt repair. Drivers are reminded the … Continued

Phase 3 of North 1st Street Revitalization Project Begins Soon

The third of three phases for the North 1st Street Revitalization Project will begin Monday, February 5th. Phase 3 includes North 1st Street from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to I Street. Expected impacts include: Access will be maintained to homes and businesses in the project area. “The North 1st Street Revitalization Project is intended … Continued

Changes Planned for Online City Utility Payments

City of Yakima Utility Services will transition from its current online payment provider, Invoice Cloud, to Paymentus. The transition is expected to take place during the month of February. Online utility and miscellaneous accounts receivables may experience temporary interruptions or delays during the transition. Those paying city utilities or miscellaneous accounts receivables online will need … Continued

City Council Chooses Consultant Firm to Provide Interim City Manager

During a special meeting last night, Monday, the Yakima City Council unanimously approved a contract with GMP Consultants (GMP) to provide an interim city manager while the process of selecting a new city manager is underway. Under the contract approved by the Council, GMP assigned Dave Zabell as Yakima’s interim city manager. Zabell took the … Continued

City of Yakima on Two-Hour Delay

Due to icy road conditions, all City of Yakima facilities will be opening two-hours later than normal today, January 23rd, 2024.  Yakima Transit is also on a two-hour delay today. If conditions warrant a change to this announcement, updates will be provided.

City of Yakima Snow Route Alert in Effect

Due to considerable snowfall and hazardous road conditions, a Snow Route Alert has been issued by the City of Yakima.  This Snow Route Alert will remain in effect until further notice.  A key part of the Snow Route Alert protocol is to let drivers know they need to move their vehicles from designated snow routes.  … Continued

City Asks Drivers to Avoid 3rd Ave and Mead Ave Intersection

Drivers are asked to avoid the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Mead Avenue if possible today, Thursday, as crews are replacing a traffic signal cabinet. The traffic signal at the intersection is out for most of the day today. Traffic is restricted to one lane each way, with temporary stop signs in place. Crews hope … Continued