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Sunnyside City Council Agenda

Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

Business groups call for immigration reform...NOW

Although both parties in Congress have declared immigration reform a dead issue this year, a large group of pro-business organizations called for a national day of action yesterday (Wednesday) and declared the immigration crisis to be something that Congress needs to deal with immediately.

Candidates for auditor, sheriff here this Friday

Charles Ross and Kyle Freeborn, Yakima County auditor candidates, will be among the speakers at the Friday, July 11, meeting of the Sunnyside Republican Club.

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Zoning change sought for housing development

A proposal to change city zoning on a lot on South Street to allow a private road and eight new houses met with general approval from the Sunnyside Planning Commission Tuesday night.

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City wants to hear from public on allowing chickens to be raised here

The Sunnyside Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at its next meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 12, to discuss an ordinance change that would allow people to raise chickens within city limits.

Sunnyside City Council Workshop Agenda

Monday, July 7, 2014, at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center

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Sunnyside Valley Irrigation rep defends basin plan in D.C.

The Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District (SVID) had a voice in Washington D.C. recently. SVID attorney Larry Martin testified on behalf of a plan to increase water storage and fish habitat in the Yakima River Basin.

No charges filed against Fourth Congressional District candidate

Two charges Ephrata police requested against Fourth District Congressional candidate Gavin Seim will not be pursued.

Governor inks order to form state criminal justice task force

OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an executive order launching a comprehensive study of the state’s criminal justice system that will identify ways to address growing pressures on the state’s prison system and to boost public safety.

Candidate forum slated for Wednesday

RICHLAND – The public is invited to watch eight Republican candidates vying to represent the 4th Congressional District answer questions from print, radio and TV media at a forum on Wednesday, June 18, at the Richland High School auditorium.

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Candidates share willingness to serve Yakima County residents

This morning (Friday), four candidates who will be on the Aug. 5 Primary Election ballot spoke to those attending the Sunnyside Republican Club meeting, sharing their experience and qualifications. Jose Trevino and Janelle Riddle are both vying for the position of county clerk.

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City paving the way for residents to raise chickens

The Sunnyside Planning Commission will be drafting an ordinance to allow chickens to be raised within the city limits of Sunnyside.

Planning commission vacancy

There is an opening on Sunnyside’s planning commission.

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County bans pot businesses in rural areas

Yakima County commissioners yesterday deliberated whether or not to impose a ban on retail businesses, producers and processors of recreational marijuana in unincorporated areas of the county.