Yakima City Council July 10th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, July 10th. Action by the Council on July 10th included: Rescheduling the August 7th City Council meeting to 6:00 pm on Monday, August 6th. Placing the Yakima Central Plaza on the November General Election ballot. Reviewing a 5-year revenue/expenditures projection report for Lions Pool. Appointing … Continued

Harman Center Issues Summer Newsletter

Outsmarting scammers, genealogy and line dancing are just some of the classes included in the Summer 2018 Newsletter published by the City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park. The newsletter covers activities at the center scheduled through the end of September. It includes event announcements, as well as a weekly schedule calendar of ongoing … Continued

Harman Center Trips and Tours Publishes World Travel Catalog

Due to its ongoing popularity, the Trips and Tours program at the City of Yakima’s Harman Center recently published its first-ever “World Travel Catalog” for 2019. Ireland, a river cruise through Central Europe, Washington D.C. and the Grand Canyon are just some of the travel itineraries that will be offered in 2019. “This will allow … Continued

Art Projects Sought for Fall/Winter 2018 Windows Alive! Display

The Yakima Arts Commission is seeking applications for the Fall/Winter 2018 Downtown Yakima Windows Alive! Project. The deadline for artists to submit an application is 5:00 pm on Monday, August 20th. Notification letters will be mailed to the artists selected for the Fall/Winter display during the week of September 3rd. The goal is to have … Continued

Chip Sealing Project to Impact Traffic

The City of Yakima Streets Division will begin a chip sealing project on the morning of Monday, July 16th.  This year, the initial work area will be in the vicinity of 88th Avenue, Kail Drive, Hawthorn Drive, Poplar View Way, and North Scenic Drive. Crews will chip seal from around 6:30 am to about 3:30 … Continued

Yakima City Council July 10th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, July 10th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the July 10th regular meeting include: Reviewing the fire inspection fee process. Considering an ordinance for the Yakima Central Plaza preliminary design. Considering a … Continued

Free Concerts, Movies Coming to Yakima Parks

City of Yakima parks will be alive with the sound of music – and movies – during three different series that begin next week. “The idea is to encourage families to bring blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the free concerts and films outdoors,” said Parks & Recreation Manager Ken Wilkinson. “The community is invited … Continued

Closures Planned for 4th of July Holiday

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed for Independence Day this Wednesday, July 4th. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, Public Works, the Harman Center, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. The Yakima City Council’s first regular meeting … Continued

“Coffee With Your Council Member” is July 5th

The public is invited to visit with District 6 Councilmember Brad Hill during a “Coffee With Your Council Member” event from 7:30 am to 8:15 am on Thursday, July 5th at Starbucks, 5906 Summitview Avenue. “It’s an opportunity for the community to ask questions and talk about issues currently facing the City of Yakima,” Hill … Continued