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City of Yakima Looking to Add More Public Defenders
Yakima city leaders faced the reality of contracting up to 20 more public defenders and spending a million more of your tax-payer dollars; all to meet a mandate that limits public defenders caseloads to 400 a year.
But city leaders have a new plan to cut those costs dramatically...
Yakima Finding Ways to Fight Graffiti
In an attempt to get a handle on the ever growing problem of graffiti the City of Yakima will
soon create a hotline and call on volunteers to help wipe out the problem.  City
Manager Tony O'Rourke says the hotline will be created so people can report the
graffiti vandalism...
2012 Yakima Citizen Survey Results Released
Results from the 2012 Yakima Citizen Survey have been released and they show people who took the survey believe several aspects of the community should be improved, ranging from street repair and employment opportunities to crime prevention and the overall reputation of Yakima...
Michael Morales Honored by Yakima City Council
The Yakima City Council honored interim City Manager Michael Morales at his last council meeting yesterday. Morales was honored for his 15 years of service to the city. He started working for the city in 1997 as a grant writer and most recently he was serving as the interim city manager...
City Council Approved Highest Salary For City Manager
The Yakima City Council approved the city manager contract May 8, offering Tony O'Rourke $175,000 a year. This is the highest salary ever for a city manager. The council also talked about the terms of the severance package in case Yakima ever changes to a strong mayor form of gov…
City Of Yakima Willing To Pay To Get O’Rourke
Yakima is in position to shell out a lot of money to land the man wanted for the next city manager. A proposed contract up for debate would pay Anthony O'Rourke $175,000 a year, plus money for travel and a phone. O'Rourke makes the same salary now in South Lake Tahoe...
Final Interviews For Yakima’s City Manager Start Thursday
The City of Yakima will soon have a new city manager. Interviews with four finalists start Thursday, and City Mayor, Micah Cawley says finding a new city manager is one of the most important jobs of the city council.
One of the four candidates in line for the position of Yakima's city …
Finalists Interviewed For New Police Chief
Yakima interim City Manager Michael Morales will make the short trip to Ellensburg tomorrow as part of the intensive search for a new police chief.  City Spokesperson Randy Beehler says Morales will spend most of the day there to focus on finalist Dale Miller...
Sunnyside Also Looking For New City Manager
Just like Yakima, the city of Sunnyside is now looking for a new city manager...Mark Gervasi announced his resignation this week after spending 16 months in the position...the city will officially begin looking for a replacement after a special meeting set for February 25th...
Yakima Police Chief Finalists Down To Six
Six finalists for the Police Chief position will be in Yakima this week. Yakima spokesperson Randy Beehler says some of the candidates live here, while others are coming from out of town. Beehler would not release their names or say how many are currently on the Yakima Police force...

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