Community Forum

Community 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 Administrative Division Supervisor will moderate the forum to exchange information about air quality issues over which the Agency has jurisdiction. Meetings shall be audio recorded.



Forum meetings will be held in the Agency Conference Room at 186 Iron Horse Court, Suite 101, Yakima, WA, 98901


Dates and Time

Forums will be conducted in the Months of March, June, September 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. *Note: The Forum Meeting dates for 2023 are March 13th, June 12th (Cancelled) September 18th, and December 18th. The June 12th Meeting has been cancelled, because no Agenda topics were submitted in the Allotted time.


Topics for discussion

Community members are encouraged to submit topics for the forum regarding air quality issues within the Agency’s jurisdiction. Public Members are encouraged to submit topics at least 10 business days prior to the next scheduled Forum. Email forum topics to .



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


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
186 Iron Horse Court, Suite 101
Yakima, WA. 98901
Phone: (509) 834-2050

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