El Distrito de Salud de Yakima Comunicado de prensa: El Distrito de Salud de Yakima Fomenta las Celebraciones Seguras del Día de Acción de Gracias

Con el Día de Acción de Gracias y otros días festivos acercándose rápidamente, el Distrito de Salud de Yakima alienta a los miembros de la comunidad a celebrar de manera segura para reducir la propagación de COVID-19. El 17 de noviembre, el condado de Yakima reporto una tasa de casos de 326 por 100,000 y … Continued

Community Christmas Tree Arrives Nov. 22nd

Preparations are under way for the arrival of Yakima’s Community Christmas Tree on Monday, November 22nd. The Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY) crew in partnership with the City of Yakima Public Works Division and Russell Crane will secure a tree provided by a Yakima area residence, move the tree to Millennium Plaza, and place the … Continued

Yakima City Council Nov. 16th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, November 16th. Action taken by the Council included: Approving appointments to City boards and committees Authorizing a contract for $750,000 of HOME Investment funds to support construction of a 16-unit farmworker affordable housing complex Approving Ad Valorem Taxes to be levied for collection in Fiscal … Continued

Asphalt Restoration Work to Close Portion of Englewood Avenue

Asphalt work will result in the closure of Englewood Avenue between Powerhouse Road and North 32nd Avenue tomorrow, Thursday, November 18th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Due to heavy traffic volumes on Englewood Avenue, drivers can expect delays and should use alternate routes if possible until … Continued

Clean City Program Reports 3rd Quarter Progress

Abating/cleaning 824 incidents of graffiti, clearing nearly 61 tons of garbage and removing 340 grocery carts are some of the City of Yakima Clean City program activities during the third quarter (July – Sept.) of 2021. The Yakima City Council received a report on the program in its agenda packet for the November 16th meeting. … Continued

Yakima City Council November 16th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, November 16th, via Zoom. Agenda items for the November 16th regular meeting include: Introduction of Interim Assistant City Manager Matthew Selby Second public hearing on the 2022 Preliminary Budget Public hearing/ordinances for Ad Valorem Taxes to be levied in 2022 Closed … Continued

Holiday Closures Planned for Veterans Day

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed Thursday, November 11th, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. In addition, the City’s Harman Center will be closed … Continued

Downtown Yakima Parade Will Honor Veterans

The Yakima community will honor its veterans and all U.S. military veterans by staging the 2021 Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Yakima on Thursday, November 11th. The parade is sponsored annually by the Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 379. The parade will begin at 10:45 am at the intersection of Yakima Avenue and 6th … Continued

Water Main Repairs to Restrict Traffic on North 16th Avenue

Water service repairs will result in traffic restrictions this week on North 16th Avenue between Lincoln Avenue and Summitview Avenue on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 9th and 10th, as well as Friday, November 12th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to … Continued

Survey Seeks Input on WFCC Programs

Yakima Parks and Recreation wants to hear from the community about programs and activities at Washington Fruit Community Center (WFCC), 602 N. 4th St. at Miller Park. Parks and Recreation staff recently mailed a WFCC newsletter in English and Spanish to residents in the Miller Park area with updates about programs and activities at the … Continued