May 7th Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, May 7th.  Action taken by the Council on May 7th included:

–     Authorized the sale of $5 million in general obligation bonds for street improvements

–     Requested additional review on establishing fees for special event permits to pay security and traffic control costs

–    Accepted a seven step action plan for the revitalization of the North 1st Street area

–    Contracted with the Humane Society of Central Washington for two additional animal control officers for the remainder of 2013

–    Approved cruising on Yakima Avenue during the evenings of June 22nd , July 20th and September 14th

–    Rejected a Yakima Hearing Examiner recommendation and approved closure of a portion of N. 2nd Avenue as requested by Hops Extract Corporation of America

Follow this link to watch Y-PAC coverage of the May 7th 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 –


Communications & Public Affairs Director Randy Beehler – 901-1142