Flag Policy On Yakima City Council Agenda Tuesday

2022-06-13 07:31:38 By : Mr. Kevin Xiong

The Yakima City Council is set to hold a regular agenda meeting Tuesday at Yakima City Hall. The council has a short agenda including proclamations for Juneteenth Freedom Week, Pride Month and Yakima Citizens and Family Diversity Month. Diversity Month is a celebration that was started in 2004 to recognize and honor the diversity in America. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will gain a deeper understanding of each other.

The council is also expected to pass an ordinance repealing a city code relating to flag display. The council plans to amend the Municipal Code Section relating to flag display policies to eliminate the process for allowing the display of guest flags on City poles, and specifying that City flag poles are not public forums. As a result the city will now only display the US flag and the Washington State flag.

A number of other actions considered routine city business is also on the city council consent agenda. You can attend the meeting in person or watch it on Zoom at yakimawa.gov.

Live public comment on agenda items via Zoom is available.

Click Public Comment | City Council (yakimawa.gov) for instructions and a Public Comment Request Form.

Another option is to call in and listen to the meeting: Dial 1-253-215-8782 or 1-971-247-1195 When prompted for the meeting ID enter 995 1982 7397 # When prompted for the participant ID enter # When prompted for the meeting password enter 325755 #

The June 7th Yakima City Council regular meeting will air live at 5:30 pm on Y-PAC, Charter Spectrum Channel 194, and be streamed live at https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/live-stream/