Yakima, WA - Thursday night the city will be holding a public meeting to talk about all of the plans the have for downtown Yakima in the coming months. The meeting will discuss the latest developments in the design plans for the extension of sidewalk, lighting, and landscaping. Phase 1 of the downtown yakima futures initiative included improvements to Yakima Avenue from Front Street to 9th Street...phase 2 will continue similar improvements west from Front street to 7th Avenue. The meeting will take place tinight at 5:30 pm at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Club located at 118 South 5th Ave. Phase two is expected to cost around 3.8 million dollars and will start construction in June.