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Old items to be sold by district

At its Thursday night meeting, the Sunnyside School Board approved the surplus of a variety of district equipment and curriculum.

Nuestra Casa contract OK’d

The Sunnyside School Board last Thursday night approved a contract with Nuestra Casa to provide family engagement services for two years.

Board meeting schedule OK’d

The Sunnyside School Board approved its meeting schedule for the coming year, from August 2014 until July 2015.

YV-Tech deemed complete

The Sunnyside School Board at its Thursday night meeting approved the commissioning and completion of the Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center.

Architect picked for new school construction

The new Washington Elementary School in Sunnyside will be designed by Yakima firm Loofburrow Wetch Architects.

School bus maintenance lauded by patrol

Sunnyside’s school buses are in good shape, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Personnel changes OK’d

Thursday night, the Sunnyside School Board approved a number of personnel changes in the district.

Chamber gets final $7,000 installment

The Sunnyside City Council voted 6-0 to give $7,000 in lodging tax funds to the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce for tourism promotion.

Council OK’s police guild agreement

The Sunnyside City Council approved a collective bargaining agreement with the Sunnyside Police Guild.

Jail still issue for city finances

Sunnyside Finance and Administration Services Director David Layden presented a budget update to the city council Monday night that includes a warning that the lack of prisoners is still a concern for the city’s jail budget.

Animal control alternatives discussed

The Sunnyside City Council started a discussion on the city’s animal control services at Monday night’s meeting.

Salary range increases for Sunnyside chiefs

The Sunnyside City Council on Monday approved an increase in the salary range for Sunnyside’s fire and police chiefs.

Personnel changes gain approval

The Mabton School Board approved several personnel changes at this past Monday’s meeting.