New Employment Opportunities

There are several new job postings for seasonal and full-time employment with the City of Selah. For more details, please view each individual page below or go to the employment portion of our website. Employment applications for current openings can be submitted in person or by mail: Andrew Potter, Selah City Hall, 115 West Naches Ave, Selah, WA 98942; or emailed to Current openings:

PARKS WORKER (SEASONAL) — Open until filled.

RECREATION COORDINATOR — Closes Thursday February 22, 2018



Closed Record Public Hearing – Matson Fruit Company



Application: On November 13, 2017, the City of Selah Planning Department received a Rezone and Environmental Checklist application from Matson Fruit Company on behalf of the City of Selah, to rezone three tax parcels from Business, General (B-2) to Industrial (M-1) to allow for the future industrial growth of the Matson Fruit Company.  The project site is located in the vicinity of N. Park Dr., Selah, WA  … Read More

Public Hearing for Amendments to the City of Selah’s Municipal Code Chapter 10 Zoning

Consideration of Amendments to the City of Selah’s Municipal Code Chapter 10 Zoning allowing for the Development and Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units and Attached Single-Family Dwelling Units with the Low Density Single-Family, Residential; Two-Family and Residential Multi-Family Zoning Districts subject to Restrictions on Minimum Lot Sizes, Setbacks, Building Height, Lot Coverage, Requirements for Architectural Diversity, Heightened Review Processes, Increased Public Notice, and Other Development Standards as more specifically detailed in the Draft Ordinance.

Notice is hereby given by the City … Read More

Board volunteers needed

Interested in becoming more active in your community? Want to have your voice heard and learn more about how the City works? Apply today for a position on the Parks Board. Applications can be turned into David Mullen at the Parks & Recreation office, located inside the Civic Center.

Garbage pickup delayed to Thursday Jan 4, 2018

Due to the New Year holiday, garbage pickup will be Thursday this week. Please place your cans out Wednesday night and retrieve them Thursday night.

If you have additional questions please call City Hall at (509) 698-7328.

Christmas tree disposal

Basin Disposal will be collecting Christmas trees from those who sign up for the service the first week of January, at the cost of $1.00 per foot. If you would like to take advantage of that service please call City Hall at (509) 698-7328. Only those people whose names are on the list will have their trees collected.

Municipal Engineering Services Request for Statement of Qualifications

The City of Selah is inviting Statements of Qualifications from firms interested in providing professional engineering design and construction observation and administration services for the following federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funded project:  Civic Center Park & Ride Lot Improvements.  Engineering design and construction will occur in 2018.

Statements of Qualifications shall be limited to twenty (20) pages and shall include the following information: key personnel; firm experience with PS&E; familiarity with the City of Selah and/or other similar … Read More

Burn Ban Removed

Monday December 18, 2017

Burn Restriction Removed

No Burn Ban

Effective Today at 9:00 AM

The Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency has removed the current burn ban due to improved weather conditions in all of Yakima County*.

* Please Note:  Restrictions may differ within the exterior boundaries of the Yakama Reservation.

Burn Ban downgraded to Stage 1

Friday December 15, 2017
Burn Restriction Issued
Burn Ban Downgraded to Stage 1
Effective Today at 11:00 AM

The current Stage 2 burn ban has been downgraded to Stage 1 the use of uncertified wood stoves, inserts and fireplaces is still prohibited, the use of certified solid fuel burning devices is allowed beginning at 11:00 am today December 15, 2017, in all of Yakima County* until further notice.

Under a Stage 1 burn ban:

* The use of uncertified wood stoves, fireplaces, inserts and other uncertified … Read More

Stage 2 Burn ban declared

Monday December 4, 2017

Burn Restriction Issued

Burn Ban Upgraded to Stage 2

Effective Today at 12:00 PM


A ban on the use of any wood burning stove, fireplace, fireplace insert or pellet stove is prohibited unless it is the only adequate means of heating a home. All outdoor burning is also prohibited. The restriction begins at 12:00 pm today December 4, 2017, in all of Yakima County* until further notice.

Yakima Regional Clean Air is issuing the Stage 2 burn ban due to forecasted … Read More