Yakima City Council March 2nd Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, March 2nd. Action taken by the Council yesterday included: Approving extension of Mayoral Proclamation declaring an emergency order due to COVID-19 Rescinding the motion to develop and issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a scooter transportation program in Downtown Yakima Discussing the minutes of … Continued

Sewer Project to Restrict Traffic on W. Nob Hill Boulevard

Traffic will be impacted on a section of West Nob Hill Boulevard tomorrow, Wednesday, March 3rd, for a project to replace a sewer manhole cover. The City of Yakima Wastewater Division will work on the project from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm tomorrow. During work hours, the project will require reducing traffic to one lane … Continued

March 2021 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

The March 2021 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter is now available. It includes articles on the Nelson Dam project, a 2nd round of City of Yakima COVID-19 relief for micro-businesses, yard waste collection, Harman Center re-opening and City Council study sessions. Issues Brief is published monthly by the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Yakima City Council March 2nd Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting via Zoom at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, March 2nd. Agenda items for the March 2nd regular meeting include: Resolution approving extension of Mayoral Proclamation declaring an emergency order, if the Mayor issues a proclamation extending the civil emergency proclamation and order due to COVID-19 Considering a … Continued

City Begins Yard Waste Collection on March 1st

Yard waste collection in the City of Yakima will begin Monday, March 1st. The City’s Refuse Division will provide weekly yard waste pick-up from March 1st through November 30th. “Please have the green yard waste cart available by 6:00 a.m. on the curb or alley on the day of scheduled pick-up,” said Refuse and Recycling … Continued

Water Line Work to Close Portion Of Englewood Avenue

Water line work will result in the closure of Englewood Avenue between Powerhouse Road and North 32nd Avenue starting Wednesday, February 24th through Friday, February 26th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Due to heavy traffic volumes on Englewood Avenue, drivers can expect delays and … Continued

Water Line Work to Close Portion Of North 6th Avenue

Water line work will result in the closure of 6th Avenue between River Road and Madison Avenue starting Wednesday, February 24th through Friday, February 26th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Due to heavy traffic volumes on 6th Avenue, drivers can expect delays and should … Continued

New Windows Alive! Exhibit Now Available

The new Windows Alive! art exhibit is now on display in Downtown Yakima. It can be seen along the northside of Yakima Avenue between Hotel Maison and 3rd Street. The artists, their complete artist statements and a sample of their respective works can be found at https://windowsalive.com/ Following are the Central Washington artists selected for … Continued

Application Opens Feb. 19th for Small Business Grant Program

The City of Yakima has dedicated $266,406 for a second round of assistance for micro-businesses (five or fewer employees) for reimbursement of expenses related to COVID-19. The money is available for low or moderate-income business owners, again with five employees or less, located within the Yakima city limits. During its regular meeting on Tuesday, February … Continued