The YVCOG is pleased to announce the availability of the 2018 Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP). The HSTP seeks to:
- Obtain input representing public, private, and non-profit transportation and human services providers and participation by members of the public
- Identify the transportation needs of individuals with disabilities, older adults, veterans, youth, and people with low-incomes.
- Assess the existing transportation resources, needs and service gaps of Yakima County, Washington
- Provide strategies for meeting identified local needs
- Prioritize transportation services for funding and implementation
- Maximize the utilization of resources while minimizing duplication of services
- Ensure compliance with Federal transportation laws.
To view the final, adopted plan, proceed to the HSTP PAGE and scroll down to the document links.
SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE
YVCOG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
PLEASE NOTE THE UPDATED/CORRECTED MEETING TIME
Per RCW 42.30, you are hereby notified that a Special Meeting of the YVCOG Executive Committee will occur on Thursday, May 31, 2018. This notice is required because the meeting is held outside its regularly scheduled date/time and/or place.
At 3:00 p.m., a Special Meeting will be called to order in the 2nd floor Conference Room of the 300 Building located at 311 N. 4th Street, Yakima, WA 98901 (YVCOG Offices). The meeting will be facilitated by James A. Restucci, Chairman. Homeless Housing and Assistance Program Emergency reserve fund and Camp Hope operating contract for July-December 2018 will be discussed.
The meeting is scheduled to conclude by 4:00 p.m. and is open to the public.
SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE
YVCOG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Per RCW 42.30, you are hereby notified that a Special Meeting of the YVCOG Executive Committee will occur on Thursday, May 24, 2018. This notice is required because the meeting is held outside its regularly scheduled date/time and/or place.
At 1:30 p.m., a Special Meeting will be called to order in the 2nd floor Conference Room of the 300 Building located at 311 N. 4th Street, Yakima, WA 98901 (YVCOG Offices). The meeting will be facilitated by James A. Restucci, Chairman. The Regional Homeless Housing and Assistance Program Governance Committee proposal for restructuring the Advisory Council will be presented.
The meeting is scheduled to conclude by 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public.
Yakima Valley Conference of Governments (YVCOG) is seeking Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for programs that align with Yakima County’s 5-Year Homeless Plan and will address the immediate needs of the homeless population in Yakima County.
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You are hereby notified that the Yakima Continuum of Care will meet Tuesday, February 13, 2018. This notice is required because the meeting is held outside its regularly scheduled date/time and/or place.
Immediately following the Homeless Planning & Policy Council meeting at 10:00am, a Special Meeting will be called to order at the Yakima Valley Office of Emergency Management: 2403 South 18th Street, Suite 200, Union Gap, WA 98903. For more information please call the YVCOG office at 509-574-1550.
You are hereby notified that Yakima City and County Continuum of Care WA-507 will meet on December 12, 2017 in Yakima, WA . At 10:15am, the public meeting will be called to order at the Yakima County Facilities First Street Conference Room, 223 N 1st Street, Yakima WA 98901. For more information please call the YVCOG office at 509-574-1550 or visit the YVCOG website at www.YVCOG.org.
Launch of Yakima Valley Trends Website Paves the Way for Innovative Data-Driven Decision-Making
The Yakima Valley Trends website is officially unveiled! This community resource includes data about 140 current trends and statistics in 11 categories of information about the Yakima Valley (Demographics, Agriculture, Tourism, Economic Vitality, Education, Equity and Inclusion, the Environment, Health, Housing, Safety, and Transportation).
Each indicator is presented in an interactive graphical format that includes a narrative of why the indicator matters and a source for downloading the original data.
This project is the result of a partnership between the Yakima County Development Association, Eastern Washington University’s Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis, Yakima Valley Conference of Governments, and the Yakima Valley Community Foundation.
The Yakima COC will be meeting TODAY at 9:00am
in the conference room at 223 North 1st Street in Yakima
YAKIMA VALLEY CONFERENCE OF GOVERNMENTS NOTICE OF FUNDS AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT ONE Transitional Housing Shelter to serve the chronically homeless population.
Yakima Valley Conference of Governments has up to $200,000 available to support the acquisition, rehabilitation, or construction of one Transitional Housing Facility. Preference will be given to projects that Serves high priority needs as identified by the Homeless Planning and Policy Council’s 5 Year Plan to End Homelessness.
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CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS
OCTOBER 2017 AMENDMENT
2017-2020 METROPOLITAN AND REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
A draft of the October 2017 Amendment to the 2017-2020 Yakima Valley Metropolitan and Regional Transportation Improvement Program (M/RTIP) will be available for public review beginning Wednesday, September 27, 2017 through noon, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 on the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments (YVCOG) web site at www.yvcog.org and at the following physical locations:
Yakima Valley Regional Library, Main Branch
102 N 3rd Street
Yakima Valley Conference of Governments
311 North 4th Street, Suite 204
All comments must be submitted no later than noon Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
The M/RTIP is a compilation of transportation projects within Yakima County’s metropolitan and regional area that are regionally significant and or receive federal funding. Questions and comments regarding this program may be referred to YVCOG Transportation Program Manager, Alan Adolf, by calling (509) 574-1550, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YVCOG fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see https://www.yvcog.org/title6.pdf or call (509) 574-1550.