Travel policy amendment gets approved

The city of Grandview’s travel policy was amended in response to a state auditor’s recommendation.

Hearing examiner contract OK’d

A contract between the city of Grandview and Land-use Hearing Examiner Gary M. Cuillier was renewed at Tuesday’s Grandview City Council meeting.

Phone system to be upgraded

A loan to replace the city of Sunnyside’s aging phone system was approved by the city council this past Monday night.

Volunteers appointed

Sunnyside Mayor Jim Restucci made two appointments to boards and commissions at Monday night’s council meeting.

Workshop meeting axed

The Sunnyside City Council workshop meeting for Monday, Jan. 5, has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

Skateboarding downtown still prohibited

With the new downtown core nearly finished, city officials are reminding skateboarders that skateboarding downtown is still prohibited.

Port leases approved

In action this past Monday, Port of Sunnyside commissioners renewed four leases for 2015.

Port officers unchanged

In action last Monday, Port of Sunnyside commissioners agreed to maintain the same officers for 2015. Jim Grubenhoff will remain president, Jeff Matson vice president and Arnold Martin secretary.

Museum extends hours

The Sunnyside Museum will be open additional hours during the holiday season.

Play this week

“The Bottom of the Lake,” a one-act play by Steven Stack, will be presented by the Grandview High School Drama Department from Dec. 11 to Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at Smith Elementary School (205 Fir St.) in Grandview.

Christmas tea December 18

The Nouvella Club will be meeting on Thursday, Dec. 18, for its annual Christmas tea at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Sunnyside.

Burn ban lifted

Due to improved air quality in the Lower Yakima Valley, the stage 2 burn ban has been lifted as of Tuesday, Dec. 9.

Schedule set

Looking ahead to 2015, Port of Sunnyside commissioners on Monday night approved their meeting schedule for next year.