Council meets new YVCC dean
GRANDVIEW - Monday night, Grandview City Council members had
a chance to meet the new dean of the Yakima Valley Community College Grandview
campus, Bryce Humpherys.
"I'm thrilled to be here," Humpherys said.
He added that having grown up in Idaho's Snake River Valley,
coming to the Yakima Valley was like coming home.
three patrol cars
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview City Council Monday night voted to
approve the surplussing of three Grandview Police Department patrol cars.
The vehicles being surplused include two 1999 Ford Crown
Victorias and one 2000 Ford Crown Victoria. The cars have been replaced by new
Council awards contract for sidewalk ramp project
GRANDVIEW - Monday night, Grandview City Council voted to
award the contract for work on its sidewalk ramp project.
The contract was awarded to the West Coast Construction
Company, who submitted a bid of $94,586. The bid came in more than 8 percent
below the engineer's estimate.
The contract will mean sidewalk ramps throughout the
community will be refurbished to ensure they meet ADA standards.
Council approves final plats for two subdivisions
GRANDVIEW - The Grandview City Council voted to approve the
final plats for two new subdivisions, including Chula Vista Estates on Wilson
Highway and Vista Villa Estates off of Highland Road.
Council presents beautification awards
GRANDVIEW - Monday night, Grandview City Council members
presented five July neighborhood home of the month awards and one business
Home of the month award recipients were Kevin and Delia Bond
of 606 Larson St., Enrique and Rosario Gonzales of 1002 Broadview Dr., Rafael
and Teresa Amador of 502 Toivo Ct., Francisco and Felicitas Sanchez of 628 E.
Third St., and Rick and Darlene Mashburn of 313 Avenue G.
The business beautification award was presented to Kimbrough
and Associates Realty at 101 E. Wine Country Rd.