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Meeting dates set for boards

The first reading of an ordinance to set regular meeting dates for several boards and commissions, along with clarification on the consequences of missing meetings, was held at Monday’s city council meeting.

City creates new position

A new city position has been created that will allow city staff to hire a person to perform payroll duties, building permit work and other clerical functions.

City surpluses two police cars

Sunnyside will be auctioning off two old police vehicles that no longer run after the council agreed to surplus the vehicles.

Sidewalk project OK’d

A project to put a sidewalk along 16th Street north of Sheller Road is going forward after the Sunnyside City Council agreed to have Yakima County act as the city’s certified agency.

County IT renewal OK’d

The Sunnyside City Council approved the renewal of an agreement with Yakima County Technology Services for business-related technology services in Sunnyside.

Updates made to city codes

The Sunnyside City Council approved some minor changes to the city’s municipal code at Monday night’s meeting.

Port officials invited to meetings in both Yakima and Kennewick

Port of Sunnyside commissioners have been invited to a pair of local meetings that will take place within the next month.

Port approves contract change

In action this past Monday night, Port of Sunnyside commissioners approved a change in the contract with Valley Processing.

Newhouse opens office in Richland

RICHLAND – Congressman Dan Newhouse now has two offices in Central Washington.

G’view plans April 8 celebration

GRANDVIEW - The community of Grandview will be celebrating Arbor Day and Grandparent’s Day on Wednesday, April 8, at 10 a.m.

Financial practices updated

As part of its ongoing efforts to remedy an audit issue from last year, the Roza board of directors this past Tuesday heard an update on changes to some of the district’s financial practices.

Tier II rates up slightly

As it turned out, the Roza Irrigation District board had to increase Tier II water rates after all.

Contracts OK’d