February 5th Council Meeting Review

Contact: Community Relations Mgr. Randy Beehler – 901-1142 – randy.beehler@yakimawa.gov

Release Date: February 6th, 2013

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, February 5th. Action taken by the Council on February 5th included:

  • Removing from the April special election ballot a proposal to initiate a car tab fee
  • Placing on the August primary election ballot a proposal to amend the City Charter to require the annual investment of not less than $2 million in road improvements
  • Approving Yakima Transit fare increases and service changes
  • Naming three baseball fields at Kiwanis Park in memory of honored Kiwanis, Rotary, and Lions Club members
  • Placing on the August primary election ballot a proposed City Charter amendment to require a two-thirds super majority vote of the Council to approve increasing taxes
  • Approving termination of a Joint Operating Agreement with Yakima County regarding the Yakima Airport

Follow this link to watch Y-PAC coverage of the February 5th Yakima City Council meeting –

Yakima City Council regular agenda business meetings air live on Charter Cable Channel 22 and are replayed at 7:00 pm the following night. The meetings are shown again at 9:00 am on the following Saturday and Sunday mornings, and are also available on the City of Yakima website – https://www.yakimawa.gov/