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Road update: water main break on Herry Road.
Posted March 22, 2019
Okanagan Bench Road is again closed based on a report provided by a geotechnical engineer. The instability of the bank and the ongoing water saturation has the potential to impact the roadway and traffic with deposits of mud and debris. City crews will continue to monitor the situation and will...
Road update: water main break on Herry Road.
Posted March 21, 2019
A small landslide that forced the temporary closure of Okanagan Bench Road last night has been cleared by City crews. The road is now open for traffic.
Road update: water main break on Herry Road.
Posted March 21, 2019
As part of the City’s continued investment in the downtown, the 28th Avenue Road and Utility Rehabilitation Project will start Monday, March 25, 2019. The project will include road closures from March 25, 2019 until June 28, 2019: 28th Avenue from 32nd Street (Highway 97) to 30th Street; Coldstream...
Posted March 21, 2019
The FMX World Tour is coming to Vernon on Sunday June 2, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Kal Tire Place, sponsored by Vernon Toyota. The FMX World Tour is an extreme action sport competition that was formed to tour Canada, the USA, Mexico and select European countries. Pro riders will participate in an intense...
Posted March 21, 2019
The City of Vernon is wrapping up a successful Chamber of Commerce Spring Expo—the first non-ice event at the new Kal Tire Place North arena—and the City is looking ahead to increase the number of events in this facility. Kal Tire Place will be welcoming the FMX (Freestyle Motocross) World Tour to...
Posted March 20, 2019
City of Vernon crews have begun the annual spring street sweeping and flushing program. Sweeping will occur seven days per week throughout the day for the next four to six weeks. The program consists of daily road and sidewalk sweeping and flushing in low level areas, moving to higher levels. Two...
Posted March 20, 2019
A small landslide has forced the temporary closure of Okanagan Landing Bench Road. City crews are on site and are currently removing the debris. We expect to reopen the road today, March 21. Traffic is urged not to bypass closures as the road is blocked. -30-
Posted March 19, 2019
The City of Vernon has been ordered to reinstate two employees who were fired in March 2018 for engaging in sexual activity in the workplace while on duty. This order has been made by a majority of the arbitration board that had been convened to hear a grievance brought forward by the B.C....
Road update: water main break on Herry Road.
Posted March 18, 2019
City of Vernon crews will be undertaking routine sanitary sewer flushing along 32nd Street, from 23rd Avenue to 43rd Avenue, from March 19 to 22, 2019. Traffic control personnel and signage will be in place to guide traffic. Traffic may be slower than usual; however the roads will remain open. We...
City of Vernon receives prestigious Canadian Award for Financial Reporting
Posted March 8, 2019
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Canadian Award for Financial Reporting to the City of Vernon for its annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017. The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting program was established to...

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