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Posted October 20, 2017
When a tragedy like the one in Fernie, BC occurs, it is only natural that the public may have questions about the facilities in their own community.  In order to answer those questions and to alleviate any concerns, the City of Vernon is issuing this Media Release. The City of Vernon arenas are...
Okanagan Carpool Week
Posted October 19, 2017
Okanagan Carpool Week runs from October 23 to 27, 2017. The City of Vernon is encouraging residents to try carpooling by using the free ride matching service offered by Carpool.ca for a chance to win a $100 fuel card. To win simply; Register with www.carpool.ca as a new user, or Return to www....
Posted October 18, 2017
Vernon residents are invited to Lakers Clubhouse, 7000 Cummins Road on Wednesday, October 18 between 4:00 and 6:30 pm to view and comment on concept plans for the next 8 lake access sites. Vernon residents asked to see 10 lake access sites developed in 2018.  Two sites will be completed this fall...
Posted October 16, 2017
The intersection of 30th Street and 32nd Avenue will be closed beginning October 23rd until mid-November to complete underground utility works.  Detours will be available and the public is encouraged to plan their trips around the intersection closure.  The City of Vernon appreciates your patience...
City of Vernon
Posted October 16, 2017
  30th Street will be closed from Highway 6 to 31st Avenue on October 18th & 19th to finish paving.  Detours will be available and the public is encouraged to plan their trips around the road closure.  The City of Vernon appreciates your patience while the project finishes up.    
Posted October 16, 2017
The City of Vernon is accepting applications to the Council Discretionary Grant Program until October 31, 2017. Council Discretionary Grants are available to organizations that contribute to the general interest and quality of life for Vernon residents. To qualify for the grant, applicants must...
Posted October 13, 2017
30th Street will be closed from Highway 6 to 31st Avenue October 18th and 19th to finish paving.  Detours will be available and the public is encouraged to plan their trips around the road closure.  The City of Vernon appreciates your patience while the project finishes up.
Posted October 11, 2017
The sani-dump station at the Vernon Visitor Centre (3004 39 Avenue) will be closed for the season on Friday October 13, 2017.  It will reopen in Spring 2018.
Posted October 11, 2017
The City of Vernon has been informed by the Ministry of Finance that the application to collect a 3% Municipal Regional District Tax (MRDT), also known as a Hotel Tax, has been approved by Cabinet. Currently, accommodators in Vernon collect a 2% MRDT. The change in tax will occur on January 1, 2018...
Tronson Rd Boat Launch
Posted October 10, 2017
The Tronson Rd. /Beachcomber Bay Rd. boat launch on Okanagan Lake is closed for repairs until further notice.  The boat launches at Paddlewheel Park and Eastside Rd. remain open.

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