October 5, 2021
City Hall -- Council Chambers
5:30 p.m. Regular meeting 6:00 p.m. public hearings -- conducted via Zoom, live streamed at and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194 or you may call in to listen by dialing 1-253-215-8782 or 1-971-247-1195. When prompted for the meeting ID enter 946 0155 9862#. When prompted for the participant ID enter #. When prompted for the meeting password enter 889401#. Oral comments shall be arranged in advance of the meeting at and must be received by 3 PM the day of the meeting. The request for oral comments must include your full name, city of residence, email address, phone number you will be calling from and the agenda topic you will address. Please note, the information you provide may be subject to disclosure pursuant to Washington State’s Public Record Act, chapter 42.56 RCW. Due to potential connectivity issues, we strongly encourage public comments be emailed to

1.Roll Call
2.Open Discussion for the Good of the Order
3.Council Reports
4.Consent Agenda
Items listed are considered routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion without discussion. A Council member may request to remove an item from the Consent Agenda and, if approved, it will be placed on the regular agenda for discussion and consideration.
A.Approval of minutes from the September 21, 2021 City Council regular meeting and September 14 and 28, 2021 City Council study sessions
B.Set date of October 19, 2021, for a public hearing on the Pedestrian Master Plan

Set November 1, 2021 as the public hearing date to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation on six (6) Comprehensive Plan map amendments and concurrent rezone applications

D.Resolution authorizing acceptance of a Department of Transportation 2021 National Highway System Asset Management Award for N. 1st Street Phase 3
E.Resolution ratifying acceptance and execution of a Toxics Cleanup Remedial Action Grant Program Agreement with the State of Washington Department of Ecology for the environmental cleanup of the former Tiger Oil site at 1808 North First Street 
F.Resolution authorizing an agreement with JUB Engineering, Inc for environmental services regarding development of a new passenger terminal building and Taxilane Charlie expansion projects
G.Resolution authorizing amendment to the Agreement with Yakima Area Arboretum for the operation and maintenance of Yakima’s Arboretum
H.Resolution authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) related to the Safe Streets Task Force
I.Resolution authorizing an interlocal agreement with Yakima County for provision of procurement services

Ordinance amending the 2021 Budget for the City of Yakima; and making appropriations from Unappropriated Fund Balances within various Funds for expenditure during 2021 for various purposes (Second Reading)

5.Public Comment
Community members are invited to address items listed on the meeting agenda. There will be 35 minutes allotted for public comment with two and a half (2.5) minutes per speaker in order to allow as much opportunity as possible for audience participation. Written communication and e-mail messages are strongly encouraged.
6.Public hearing and Ordinance on the Anderson Park Annexation

2021 1st & 2nd Quarter Capital Improvement Projects Report

8.Resolution authorizing a federal grant application for up to $500,000 under the Economic Development Administration
9.Other Business
The next meeting will be a City Council study session on October 7, 2021, at 9 a.m. via Zoom
11.Council General Information
Council General Information
B.Housing Action Plan Quarterly Report
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