The Cone Zone

Several public works projects are planned this summer in the City of Yakima. Click “Read More” about temporary traffic impacts. Check back as this page will be updated throughout the summer.

Downtown Parking Changes

Parking in a City of Yakima lot is free for three hours and on-street parking is free for two hours. Click “Read More” for more on downtown parking and options to purchase parking permits.

Make every drop count!

A drought emergency has been declared for most of Washington state due to low snowpack and forecasts of dry weather. Click “Read More” for tips from the City of Yakima to conserve water.

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, available through Nov. 30th.

Aquatic center groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony on May 8th marked the start of construction of a long-awaited aquatic center for the City of Yakima’s Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Click “Read More” for details.

City Council Seeks Volunteers

The Yakima City Council seeks volunteers to serve on several boards, committees and commissions. Click “Read More” for details and a link to apply. Application deadline is May 10th.

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.

Windows Alive! Downtown Yakima Art

The latest Windows Alive! art exhibit can be seen now in various storefronts in Downtown Yakima. Click “Read More” for more about this unique project led by the Yakima Arts Commission.

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.

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.