Yakima County Briefs


County sets public hearing

Yakima County commissioners set a public hearing for Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m. to discuss applications filed by the Upland Water Users Association. The association is applying for a franchise to operate and maintain an irrigation pipe in and around Swan Road and Riverside Avenue.

Mileage reimbursement to increase for county employees

Mileage reimbursement for Yakima County employees was increased to 48.5 cents per mile. County commissioners approved the increase Tuesday morning for mileage employees incur while driving their own vehicles on county business.

National fire safety week proclaimed

Fire Safety emphasis week for Oct. 9-15 was proclaimed by Yakima County commissioners Tuesday with help from a fire department mascot and Ronald McDonald. The emphasis this year is alerting the public to blow out candles before leaving home.


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