Thursday, November 17, 2005
Computer recycling program launched
YAKIMA - The Yakima County Commissioners' meeting on
Tuesday, Nov. 15, served as an opportunity to launch a computer recycling
program, dubbed "Take it Back."
The program is a partnership between the county and five
Yakima-area computer businesses.
According to county officials, "Take it Back"
offers consumers the opportunity to recycle old computers and other electronics
at participating stores.
For more information, or a list of locations accepting
computers for recycling, contact Yakima County Public Services, Waste Division
County adopts six-year street improvement program
YAKIMA - Woodin Road between Scoon Road and Maple Grove Road
is among the road improvements Yakima County is planning for 2006.
Resurfacing Woodin from gravel to a paved roadway is part of
a six-year transportation plan submitted to county commissioners on Tuesday,
Other Lower Valley road improvements set for 2006 include
Edison Road from Swan Road to four-tenths of a mile past Swan, and Washout Road
from Van Belle Road to the Sunnyside city limits.
Crewport underwater inspection tabled
YAKIMA - An ordinance to authorize a contract bid to do a
final underwater inspection of the new Crewport water tank was tabled by county
commissioners on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
The move was due to the fact contractor Liquivision
Technology has not yet signed the inspection agreement, explained public works
director Vern Redifer.