Some Facts about Yakima County, Washington
Yakima is a city in Washington state. It’s situated in the fertile Yakima Valley, known for its wineries and apple orchards. Yakima Valley Museum has exhibits on local history, including wooden wagons and a 1930s soda fountain. The Yakima Valley Trolleys criss-cross the area in summer. Bordering the Yakima River, the Yakima Area Arboretum encompasses gardens, natural areas and a large collection of trees.
Mission: The mission of the City of Yakima is to govern responsively with leadership that is committed to: enhancing the quality of life; continually improving services; and embracing the diversity of our community.
Vision: The vision for the City of Yakima is to: build a modern responsive government; provide cooperative, diverse leadership; promote a regional approach to services; focus on improving public infrastructure; and act as a catalyst for economic development.