Yakima City Council Approves $20 Car Tab Fee
City residents will begin paying the extra fee on July 1. The money paid by vehicle owners will bring in about $1.5 million annually and will help fund a $10 million facelift of North 1st Street the official entrance to the city of Yakima.
Inslee Signs Bill to OK Fees for Electronic Public Records
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will allow government agencies to charge fees for electronic copies of records. While public agencies can already charge a default rate of up to 15 cents per page for photocopying documents in response to public records requests, current state law doesn't include comparable language for charging fees for documents that are scanned and se
Washington State Owners of Electric Cars to be Charged With a $100 Fee
SEATTLE (AP) — Owners of electric cars in Washington state don't pay gasoline or gas taxes, but they're soon going to be hit with a $100 fee to own the battery-operated cars. A section of Washington state law that takes effect next year will require electric car owners to pay a $100 annual fee for road and highway improvements intended to compensate for the lack of gas taxes they pay...
Toppenish Owes $13,000 To Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority
Toppenish owes about 13 thousand dollars to the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority..that's an estimate by a spokesman from the agency....last week a county judge ruled the city must pay annual fees to the clean air agency...apparently the city halted payments five years ago because the city is located on the reservation...