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Yard sale code revision finalized

Changes to Sunnyside's yard sale sign ordinance were made official during Monday night's city council meeting.

Following discussion during the previous meeting on Monday, May 8, council directed staff to make changes to the ordinance allowing those holding yard sales to post two off-site signs within a two block area—pending approval from neighboring property owners—for the day of the sale.

The signs have to be erected on wooden stakes and indicate the address of the sale. Further, the signs must be taken down the day the sale ends.

Unchanged is the requirement to pick up a free yard sale permit either at city hall or the

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Council approves survey equipment

The city of Sunnyside's ongoing effort to eliminate the risk of backflow of chemicals or pollutants into the drinking water received a boost when the city council on Monday approved the $10,000 purchase of GPS surveying equipment.

In a written comment recommending the purchase, Public Works Director Jim Bridges said the survey system will enable the city to better map its utility system.

Beer gardens, fireworks funding on next agenda

By request of Councilwoman Theresa Hancock, the Sunnyside City Council agenda for Monday, June 12, will include a discussion of possible laws pertaining to beer gardens.

Councilwoman Carol Stone asked that funding for the July 4 fireworks be placed on the June 12 agenda.

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