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City of Yakima Hires Air Service Planners to Attract Airlines
The Yakima Air Terminal is on the mend says City Manager Tony O'Rourke. The city council tonight is expected to approve a contract with a company called Air Service Planners for air service development at the airport. The company will be in charge of finding more air carriers who want to operat…
Yakima Hires a Lobbyist to Fight for City Interests
The Yakima City Council meets tonight at city hall as it prepares for the upcoming legislative session. For the first time this year the city will have a lobbyist in Olympia hired to fight for specific city interests. Mayor Micah Cawley says the lobbyist, Jim Justin, signed a fifty thousand dollar c…
Yakima Gearing Up For This Summer’s Roadwork Projects
he city of Yakima is ready to do a lot of street work this summer with funding coming from a $5 million bond and a streets and traffic position that were eliminated in the 2013 budget. The work includes projects on all major roads in Yakima including Tieton Avenue, Washington Avenue and Nob Hill Blv…
2013 Will Bring A Lot of Challenges and Opportunities for Yakima
Yakima city Mayor Micah Cawley says he's excited about plans for the upcoming year. The mayor says 2013 will be full of challenges and opportunities. Roads are a top priority for 2013 says Cawley. He's hoping voters support a 30 dollar annual increase in car tabs to help fund the repairs..…
Yakima Voters to Have Say in Car Tab Fees
Yakima city voters will have a chance to help the city with street repairs when a 30 dollar car tab fee proposal appears on the April 2013 ballot. The Yakima City Council Tuesday decided against a 40 dollar increase and instead changed the proposal to 30 dollars saying the city could fix more street…

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