Community Forum

Community Forum


The next Community Air Quality Forum is December 18, 2017

Community Forum Scheduled for 2018

Monday April 16, 2018

Monday August 13, 2018

Monday December 17, 2018


Community Air Quality Forum


The purpose of the Community Air Quality Forum is to provide a means for informational exchange between the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency and community members with questions or concerns regarding air quality issues.  All meetings are open to the public and invite public participation.

Routine Meetings

The Agency Executive Division Supervisor will moderate the forum to exchange information about air quality issues over which the Agency has jurisdiction. Meetings shall be audio recorded and a written meeting summary shall be prepared by Agency staff.


Forum meetings will be held in the Agency Conference Room at 329 North 1st Street, Yakima, WA,

Dates and Time

Forums will be conducted in the Months of April, August and December within the year. Each Forum shall start at 1:00pm on the Monday following that month's regular Board meeting. Forum will end no later than 3:00 PM.



Topics for discussion

Community members are encouraged to submit topics for the forum regarding air quality issues within the Agency’s jurisdiction. The Forums will take place only when community members submit topics for discussion. Public Members are encouraged to submit topics at least 10 business days prior to the next scheduled Forum. The forum will not be held if topics are not received within 10 business days prior to the next scheduled Forum. Forums not held will be announced on the agency’s website and at the Board of Directors meeting. Email forum topics to .


Each forum shall have an agenda which will, at a minimum consist of the following.

Summary & Agenda

Forum summaries and agendas will be posted on the Agency website and be made available on request.

Decorum Rules for the Forum

  1. Forums will be open to the public;
  2. Forums will start and end on time;
  3. Forums will focus on prior identified topics;
  4. The Forum is not a decision-making body;
  5. Participants are encouraged to ask questions to better understand any topic;
  6. All participants shall exhibit good decorum at all times.


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Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency
329 North First Street
Yakima, WA. 98901-2303
Phone: (509) 834-2050

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