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