Stage 1 Burn Ban Issued July 13, 2021

Tuesday July 13, 2021

Burn Restriction Issued

Stage 1- Burn Ban

Effective Today at 3:00 PM 

A Stage 1 burn ban has been declared by the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency’s Air Pollution Control Officer due to a significant increase in air pollution. The burn ban applies to all outdoor and agricultural burning in Yakima County* until further notice. 

Under a Stage 1 burn ban:

• All outdoor burning is prohibited throughout Yakima County*.

• All violations of the burn ban are subject to civil penalty.

This temporary … Read More

Flag Football Registration is now OPEN!!

Flag football registration is now open. Register online, over the phone, or in person at the Civic Center. We will run a three week, six game, game season starting August 3rd. Game will be on week nights. (game dates and times are subject to change.) Practices will begin the week of July 26th.

UPDATE – Garbage Collection Notifications

Released 7/15/2021:

Basin will be resuming their normal garbage pick-up hours starting Monday July 19th.  We appreciate your flexibility during our recent heat wave.  

Basin Disposal released the following statement regarding garbage collection:

Out of concern for our drivers’ safety – staring tomorrow June 30th, 2021, Basin will pick up garbage one hour earlier than normal.  Commercial pick up starts at 4:00am, residential at 5:30 am.  Basin will continue this emergency schedule for 10 days or until the heat is no longer in … Read More

Yard Sales within the City limits

As we go into the summer months, please remember that within the City of Selah each household is limited to two (2) yard sales annually per parcel, not to exceed three (3) days in duration, and the unwanted items are not to be discarded for ‘free’ on the side of the road.

Selah Municipal Code 10.08.180 states:

Yard or garage sales are permitted as an accessory use to a dwelling provided all of the following provisions are met:

(a) Is … Read More

CLOSED Job Opening – Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Operator


The City of Selah is seeking a full-time Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator. This position must understand all aspects of the operations, maintenance, procedures and safety of a Wastewater Treatment Facility. Waste water experience, certification or a combination of education and experience preferred but not required. Starting salary range $4,265-$5500 DOE.  For more information go to Job Description or call Eric Neumeyer 509-698-7321. Employment applications for current opening can be submitted … Read More

SPRSA Board Vacancy

The City of Selah is looking for two citizens to serve on the Selah Park and Recreation Service Area Board. The ideal candidate is energetic, potentially with fundraising experience and some financial background, and has an interest in seeing the Aquatic Center meet the needs of the citizens of Selah and those in the County within the Service Area.

If interested, please email Mayor Sherry Raymond at sherry.raymond@selahwa.gov.

Notice of Civil Service Commission Meeting

There will be a special meeting of the City of Selah Civil Service Commission on Thursday April 1, 2021 at 11:15am in the Selah City Council Chambers located at 115 West Naches Ave; Selah, WA 98942. This meeting is open to the public and conforms with State requirements for the Open Public Meetings Act.