The city of Sunnyside agreed to a contract with Municipal Court Judge Steven L. Michels for another four years of service starting Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
The Sunnyside City Council reviewed an ordinance that would form a new council subcommittee to review the council’s rules and procedures.
The city of Sunnyside will now offer city e-mail addresses to volunteer members of boards and commissions to prevent possible legal issues involving those members’ personal e-mails in the future.
The city of Sunnyside is still looking to fill a vacancy on the planning commission.
During last night’s meeting of the Sunnyside City Council’s subcommittee on public works it was announced that in a week’s time new street lights will be arriving for phase one of a downtown improvement project.
Taking a cue from Grandview’s strategy of designing public works projects ahead of time so they will be “shovel ready” for future grant funding, Sunnyside is securing grant funds to design some local street improvements.
The Sunnyside City Council has canceled its planned workshop meeting scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4, due to plans to hold a council retreat on Saturday, Aug. 9.
As required by federal law, the city of Sunnyside issues a water quality report each year.
Yakima County commissioners this past Tuesday approved up to $75,000 in rehabilitation loans each for four Lower Valley residences.
An agreement for certified acceptance services between Yakima County and the city of Grandview was this past Tuesday approved by the Yakima County Commission.
In action last night, Tuesday, the Mabton City Council approved a $1 increase in monthly sewer rates.