YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima City Council has approved moving forward with a plan to tackle enforcement of the city’s no-camping ordinance that will cost approximately $385,000 a year.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the proposal, brought forth by city staff and approved Tuesday, will allow for a full-time refuse code enforcement employee, an additional code enforcement officer, a contract with a community partner, $15,000 of Yakima Police Department overtime, city labor and daily activities of the city’s Homeless Task Force Team in zones identified as problem areas.

Funding the added initiatives will require an increase in the utility tax on Yakima Waste Systems commercial refuse collection from 16 percent to 25 percent — a 9 percent increase that will generate about $390,500 in General Fund revenue each year, Schaap said.

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