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Downtown maintenance on hold while city looks to hire contractor

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YAKIMA, Wash- Nearly a month after the Yakima City Council decided to implement a new business improvement district, downtown maintenance remains at a stand still. 

Graffiti and trash are not getting cleaned up, and the landscaping  is not being done yet.  Because of criticism of how the Committee for Downtown Yakima handled the job last time, the City will allow other contractors to apply to handle the maintenance

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