Yakima City Council March 19th, 2024 Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024. Agenda items for the March 19th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire March 19th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held via Zoom and in person at Yakima City Hall, 129 … Continued

Downtown Parking Community Meeting is Thursday, March 21st

The City of Yakima will host a Downtown Parking Community Meeting next Thursday, March 21st, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall, 129 N. 2nd Street. The meeting will include a presentation by City staff regarding history and preliminary recommendations regarding four City-owned parking lots in Downtown Yakima. This is … Continued

Volunteer Opportunities on the Yakima Planning Commission

The Yakima City Council recently passed an ordinance (Ordinance No. 2024-006) expanding the membership of the Yakima Planning Commission (YPC). The new changes are effective April 8th, 2024. The City of Yakima ask volunteers interested in serving on the Yakima Planning Commission to submit applications to the City Clerk’s office.  The YPC will be comprised … Continued

Project to Close Section of Walnut Street

A project will require closing Walnut Street between 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue tomorrow, Friday, March 15th, from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Work will involve removing tree stumps in the project work area. Access to properties in the project area will be maintained as best as possible. Drivers are reminded the speed limit through … Continued

City Survey Seeks Input on Urban Forest

The City of Yakima wants to hear from the community about urban forestry in a new survey available at Mailchimp Survey (list-manage.com) The City has hired consultant ArborPro to develop an urban forestry management plan. The plan will include several tree-related issues such as maintenance, tree inventory, assessing tree condition and pruning. “Planning is in … Continued

Project to Close 20th Avenue Extended Through March 13th

A project that requires closing 20th Avenue from Maclaren Avenue to Saint Helens Street is extended through next Wednesday, March 13th. Work involves repairing a pipe across the roadway. The project was initially extended through today, Friday, but is experiencing delays requiring the continued closure. Access to homes and businesses in the project area will … Continued

Project to Close Section of 20th Avenue is Extended

A project that requires closing 20th Avenue from Maclaren Avenue to Saint Helens Street is extended through at least this Friday, March 8th. The closure is during project work hours of 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm each day. Work involves repairing a pipe across the roadway. It was originally scheduled to close 20th Avenue today, … Continued

Library Bookmobile to Visit City Parks

Yakima Valley Libraries will bring its service to several City of Yakima parks this spring with bookmobile visits. Yakima Valley Libraries Bookmobile Schedule for City parks includes: Tuesdays March 5, March 19, April 2, April 16, April 30, May 14, May 28:Gardner Park, 3:45 to 4:30 pm Thursdays March 7, March 21, April 4, April … Continued

Yakima City Council March 5th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 5th. Action taken during the Council meeting included: Click the following to watch on-demand Y-PAC coverage of the March 5th Council meeting – Yakima City Council 03-05-24 (yakimawa.gov) The March 5th Yakima City Council regular meeting airs on Yakima Public Affairs Channel (Y-PAC), Charter … Continued

Project to Close Section of 20th Ave

A project will require closing 20th Avenue from Maclaren Avenue to Saint Helens Street tomorrow, Wednesday, March 6th. Work involves repairing a pipe across the roadway. The closure of 20th Avenue will be during project work hours of 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Access to homes and businesses in the project area will be maintained … Continued