September 3rd Yakima Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, September 3rd.  Action taken by the Council on September 3rd included:

–   Banning smoking at special events in public parks and within 25 feet of playgrounds

–   Extending a moratorium on new cell towers and wireless communication facilities until December 31st

–   Renaming a portion of “A” Street to Staff Sgt. Pendleton Way

–   Approval of a public education campaign to reduce panhandling

–   Prohibiting the receipt of items from the occupant of a motor vehicle at high-accident intersections

–    Creating a special event application fee of $50 and requiring a 50/50 split of City related costs for traffic management for certain parades and car cruising events

Follow this link to watch Y-PAC coverage of the September 3rd Yakima City Council meeting

Yakima City Council regular agenda business meetings air live on Charter Cable channel 22 and are replayed at 7:00 pm the following night. The meetings are shown again at 9:00 am on the following Saturday and Sunday mornings, and are also available on the City of Yakima website –