Yakima plans to annex land west of the city | Local


The Yakima City Council will decide at its meeting on Tuesday whether to accept a request from landowners to annex more than 38 acres west of town near Coolidge Road and South 94th Avenue.

The proposed annexation includes four parcels totaling 38.3 acres belonging to two different owners.

The land, near the Apple Tree golf course and the gated community of Golden Grove, is designated as a low-density residential area and is consistent with the city’s comprehensive plan, according to documents in the court’s filing. day of the meeting.

Residents can comment at a public meeting for the annexation request.

Council will also consider a recommendation from the Hearing Reviewer to approve a 30-lot subdivision near Occidental Road and South 58th Avenue, called Anderson Park Phase 4.

The 7.88 acre area will be divided into 30 single family residential lots. The preliminary long dish was submitted by Cottonwood Partners LLC.

Also on Tuesday:

Council to consider amending 2022 budget

  • provide appropriations for projects or programs that did not appear at the time of the adoption of the budget, including new revenues; increasing disbursements of ARPA funds for a variety of projects and paying for registration for domestic violence training; and make accounting changes.
  • The council will consider amending Yakima’s municipal code by adopting the recently amended RCW entitled “Open Carry of Weapons Prohibited on State Capital Grounds”, which prohibits the open carrying of firearms or other weapons in a local government building. Passage of the law will allow violations to be prosecuted in Yakima City Court by prosecutors from the city’s legal department, the filing said.

Sign up to receive public comments by visiting bit.ly/YHRcomment and filling out the request for comments form. People can also email [email protected] or call 509-575-6060. For more information on public hearings, visit bit.ly/YHRhearing.

The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 129 N. Second St., with remote monitoring options available on the city’s website.

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