City Irrigation Season

April 1st marks the start of the City of Yakima’s irrigation season. Click “Read More” for tips to prep for irrigation, the irrigation system’s history and contact numbers for more information.

Community Cleanup April 27th

Households from Nob Hill Blvd to Washington Ave, between 16th Ave and Voelker Ave can participate in a free cleanup from 8 am to 12 pm on April 27th. Click “Read More” for details.

Best Tasting Water award

For two years in a row the City of Yakima has been voted as having the best tasting water in Central Washington. Click “Read More” for more refreshing details about the City’s water.

Online Payment Changes

The City’s transition to a new online utility payment provider is tentatively extended to mid-March. Click “Read More” for details about the transition and other payment options.

Yard waste collection

Outdoor burning is illegal in the City of Yakima. Click “Read More” to learn about the City of Yakima Refuse Division’s yard waste pickup service, which begins March 1st.

Feb. 2024 Issues Brief

Learn about the new interim city manager, big improvements for N. 1st Street and much more in the February Issues Brief e-newsletter. Click “Read More” for your copy.

Winter weather in Yakima

Click “Read More” for tips and resources to help you meet the challenges of winter weather in the Yakima area, as well as suggestions for staying safe when the snow flies.

Parks & Rec – Winter/Spring Guide

Click “Read More” to learn more about seasonal activities and sports featured in Yakima Parks & Recreation’s 2024 Winter/Spring Program Guide available in English and Spanish.

Reporting potholes

The seasonal freeze-thaw cycle can result in potholes on City of Yakima streets. Click “Read More” for how you can help by reporting potholes via Yak Back and street repair hotline.

Budget Basics

Preparations continue for the City’s 2024 budget, including hearings on Nov. 7th and 21st. Click “Read More” for an overview of how City Council proceeds with budget discussions.