Asphalt Restoration Work to Restrict Traffic on Lincoln Avenue

Asphalt restoration work will result in traffic restrictions on Lincoln Avenue between 36th Avenue and 37th Avenue on Friday, July 15th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy traffic volumes on … Continued

Water Line Work to Close Portion Of Powerhouse Road

Water line work will result in the closure of Powerhouse Road between Englewood Avenue and North 26th Avenue starting Wednesday, July 13th through Friday, July 15th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Due to heavy traffic volumes on Powerhouse Road, drivers can expect delays and … Continued

Irrigation Main Repairs to Close Englewood Avenue

A section of Englewood Avenue will be closed to traffic tomorrow, Tuesday, July 12th, so crews from the Yakima Tieton Irrigation District can repair an irrigation main. The repair project will be on Englewood Avenue just west of North 40th Avenue. The anticipated project work hours tomorrow are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Traffic control … Continued

Lions Pool Closure Extended Due to Repairs

Lions Pool, the City of Yakima’s indoor aquatics facility, is closed through the rest of the summer and into early fall due to a mechanical issue with the pool’s main pump. “We are going to be closed much longer than anticipated,” said Parks & Recreation Manager Ken Wilkinson. “Lions Pool will be closed an additional … Continued

July 2022 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following link for the July 2022 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Yakima City Council July 5th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, July 5th. Action taken by the Council included: Authorizing an application with the Supporting Infrastructure for Economic Development (SIED) program on behalf of Yakima First Partners, LLC to fund an improvement to the existing street intersection of South 1st Street and Russell Lane Authorizing a … Continued

City of Yakima 2022 Budget Earns Award

The City of Yakima’s 2022 budget has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The 2022 budget received the honor for comprehensive planning, financial integrity and effective communication. This marks the third consecutive year the City of Yakima Finance Department has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. “This award … Continued

Free Concerts, Movies Return to Yakima Parks

City of Yakima parks will be alive with the sound of music and movies during three different series this summer. “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 to relax and listen … Continued

Traffic Signal Upgrade to Impact Yakima Avenue and Naches Avenue

A traffic signal upgrade will impact the intersection of Yakima Avenue and Naches Avenue tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6th. Crews will be upgrading the traffic signal heads at the intersection from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm this Wednesday. The traffic signal will not be in operation during the work hours. Traffic will be restricted to one … Continued

Water Service Repairs to Restrict Traffic on South 16th Avenue

Water service repairs will result in traffic restrictions on South 16th Avenue between Bonnie Doon Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard from Wednesday, July 6th through Friday, July 8th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the … Continued