Yakima City Council May 7th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, May 7th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Issuing proclamations for Missing Persons Awareness Month, Mental Health Awareness Month and Older Americans Month. Observing a Commitment to Excellence award presentation for David Brown, Water & Irrigation Division Manager. Receiving an update on the Gang Reduction … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on Washington Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on Washington Avenue between 24th Avenue and 16th Avenue from tomorrow, Wednesday, May 8th,through Friday, May 10th.  Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. … Continued

Yakima Transit Citizens Advisory Committee to Meet on May 8th

The next meeting of the Yakima Transit Citizens Advisory Committee will take place on Wednesday, May 8th from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in the City of Yakima Public Works large conference room located in the Public Works Administration Building (2301 Fruitvale Boulevard). At the May 8th meeting, details about current Yakima Transit projects and … Continued

Yakima Cinco de Mayo Cultural Festival Begins Saturday

The 18th annual Cinco de Mayo Cultural Festival will be held this Saturday and Sunday, May 4th and May 5th. Drawing 20,000 or more visitors to Downtown Yakima each year, the Cinco de Mayo Cultural Festival will welcome visitors from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm on Saturday, May 4th, and 10:00 am to 8:00 pm … Continued

Yakima City Council May 7th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, May 7th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the May 7th regular meeting include: Issuing a Yakima Bikes and Walks Proclamation. Proclaiming Mental Health Awareness Month. Welcoming Police Chief Matt Murray. Receiving an … Continued

Traffic Signal Cabinet Install to Restrict Traffic

Installation of a new traffic signal cabinet will restrict traffic this Sunday morning, May 5th, at the intersection of 18th Street and East Nob Hill Boulevard. The traffic signal at that intersection will be temporarily shut down and travel in all directions will be restricted to one lane with stop signs posted. The restrictions will … Continued

State Honors Yakima Water/Irrigation Manager

A City of Yakima employee is among those being honored by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) next week for their efforts to provide safe and reliable drinking water. Yakima Water/Irrigation Manager Dave Brown will receive the DOH’s Commitment to Excellence Award during the Yakima City Council’s regular meeting at 5:30 pm next Tuesday, … Continued

May 1st March Taking Place in Downtown Yakima

The “Fighting for Dignity and Justice for All March” is planned for Wednesday, May 1st. It will begin and end at Miller Park (502 N. 4th Street). The march will begin at 6:00 pm on Wednesday at Miller Park. Organizers anticipate about 300 participants in the march. The march will head south on 3rd Street … Continued

Grand Re-Opening Set for Randall Park

The City of Yakima is inviting the community to celebrate completion of a project five years in the making with a grand re-opening ceremony for Randall Park at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 7th. The ceremony will be held on the wildlife observation deck at Randall Park and will commemorate more than $1 million in … Continued

Apron Project Begins at Yakima Airport

Work is underway on a nearly $2 million project to rehabilitate the West General Aviation Apron at Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field. Construction began on Monday, April 22nd, and will continue through June 28th. The Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field is working with Granite Construction and JUB Engineering on the project. It involves the removal and installation … Continued