Yakima City Council September 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, September 19th, 2023. Agenda items for the September 19th regular meeting include: Click the following link for the entire September 19th meeting agenda packet – NovusAGENDA The meeting will be held at Yakima City Hall, 129 N. 2nd Street and via … Continued

Yakima Parks and Recreation Issues Fall 2023 Program Guide

Pickleball lessons, Halloween egg hunt, and late season specials at Fisher Golf Course are just a few of the activities in the Fall 2023 Program Guide recently published by the City of Yakima’s Parks and Recreation Department. The 12-page program guide is available at 2023-YPR-FALL-PG.pdf (yakimaparks.com) Printed copies of the Fall 2023 Program Guide are … Continued

Councilmember Byers Hosts Community Forum on Thursday, Sept. 14th

Yakima City Councilmember Patricia Byers will host a community forum this Thursday, September 14th. It will be 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Chuck Austin Place, 1630 South 16th Avenue, in the facility’s Flex Room. “The forum will provide an opportunity for community members to ask questions and provide feedback,” said Byers. “It will give … Continued

Work Hours Changing for Nob Hill Project

A grind and overlay project on Nob Hill Boulevard between 13th Avenue and 29th Avenue will no longer require overnight closures. The City of Yakima Public Works Department announced today, Monday, that work hours for the resurfacing project have changed from overnight to daytime. As a result, drivers can anticipate intermittent lane closures eastbound or … Continued

Signal Upgrade to Impact Front Street and Walnut Street Intersection

Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12th, the City of Yakima will wrap up a summer-long project to upgrade traffic signal heads at several intersections. The traffic signal at Front Street and Walnut Street will be dark from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm tomorrow so crews can change out the signal heads at the intersection. During the project: … Continued

Overnight Closures Next Week for Nob Hill Boulevard

A grind and overlay project will require closing the intersection of 72nd Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard overnight next week. From Monday, Sept. 11th, through Thursday, Sept. 14th, the intersection will be closed from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am. Detour routes will be in effect during the closure. Access will be maintained to properties within … Continued

City of Yakima Water Supply Free of PFAS

Concerns elsewhere in Yakima County about drinking water containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) prompted the City of Yakima to have its water tested for the substances.  The City received test results last week and all samples came back with no detection of PFAS in the City of Yakima drinking water supply. “We tested all … Continued

Sept. 2023 Issues Brief

Click the following for the September 2023 Issues Brief e-Newsletter – Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Clean City Program Reports Second Quarter 2023 Progress

Abating/cleaning 586 incidents of graffiti and clearing over 52 tons of garbage are some of the City of Yakima Clean City Program activities during the second quarter (April-June) of 2023. The Yakima City Council received a report on the program in its agenda packet for the September 5th meeting. Click Coversheet (novusagenda.com) for the report, … Continued

Yakima City Council September 5th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 5th. Action taken during the Council meeting included: Click the following to watch on-demand Y-PAC coverage of the September 5th Council meeting – Yakima City Council 09-05-23 (yakimawa.gov) The September 5th Yakima City Council regular meeting airs on Yakima Public Affairs Channel (Y-PAC), Charter … Continued