December 7, 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 936 9466 4234#. When prompted for the participant ID enter #. When prompted for the meeting password enter 353343#. 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
A.Communication from Councilmember Funk
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 November 16, 2021 City Council regular meeting
B.Project Completion and Acceptance for Instituform Technologies, LLC. - Project 2495  Cured In Place Pipe Rehabilitation of Sanitary Sewer Mains
C.Resolution announcing Council Business meeting schedule for 2022
D.Resolution authorizing a contract with the Department of Revenue authorizing an increase in the Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) fee
E.Resolution authorizing the City Manager’s authority to resolve and settle any claims against or by the City of Yakima in an amount of $100,000 or less, and to execute all documents necessary for such claims.
F.Resolution authorizing grant acceptance from the Washington State Department of Commerce, Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus (CDBG-CV2) funds in the amount of $213,181. 
G.Resolution ratifying City Manager’s execution of the Probation Services Agreement between the City of Yakima and Yakima County.
H.Resolution authorizing a contract with Hurst Construction, LLC. for Project 2548 Wastewater Collection System Improvements
I.Ordinance Amending Municipal Code 3.15 Equipment Rental & Replacement Fund (second reading)

Ordinance amending the City of Yakima Municipal Codes Section 3.125.010, Clean City Fund (second reading)

K.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 (First Reading)
L.Ordinance adopting the 2022 Budget for the City of Yakima
Items Removed from the Consent Agenda
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.Closed record public hearing and Resolution to consider the Hearing Examiner's recommendation regarding the preliminary plat of Apple Tree No 4 Phase 2 submitted by Apple Tree Construction Company LLC, located at 9300 Apple Tree Parkway
7.Closed record public hearing and Resolution to consider the Hearing Examiner's recommendation regarding the master planned development and development agreement submitted by Roberto Arteaga and Araceli Gonzales Tello located at 9503, 9509, 9515 Tieton Drive

Discussion relating to the Transportation Benefit District; modifying the Transportation Improvements to be funded by the District

9.Downtown Data Collection
10.Other Business
The next meeting will be a City Council regular meeting on December 14, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom
12.Council General Information
Council General Information
B.Distribution of the Complete Record for the closed hearing of Plat of Aspen Estates Phase 2
C.Distribution of the Complete Record for the closed hearing on PD#002-21 and the Plat of Upper Valley Estates
D.Agreement between the Greenway and City of Yakima
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