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Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect.
Posted January 24, 2020
City of Vernon road crews are diligently working through their winter road maintenance program. The last few days have been focused on clearing snow and slush from residential streets and now crews are removing snow in a few areas that need help to improve drainage. “Most of the compact snow we saw...
Posted January 22, 2020
City crews are taking the next steps to clear snow and slush from local roads. “Now that the extreme cold snap has ended, snow is starting to melt across the city,” said Christy Poirier, manager of Communications and Grants. “Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures above zero for the next...
Vernon Water Reclamation Centre
Posted January 20, 2020
The City invites you to take a behind-the-scenes look at the world class operation of the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre (VWRC) with a guided tour. The VWRC was originally established in the 1930’s and has undergone several upgrades over the years. The most recent changes happened in 2004,...
MacKay Reservoir
Posted January 20, 2020
The City of Vernon is preparing for a change at the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre (VWRC) and its release of high quality reclaimed water following the treatment process. Presently, the VWRC receives and treats approximately 12.3 million litres of influent every day, which is mostly domestic and...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted January 17, 2020
Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) would like to advise the public of an overturned vehicle on Highway 97 south, approximately 1 km before the turn off to Predator Ridge. The vehicle left the road on January 12th and has since been wrapped with caution tape. Crews are waiting for safer road...
Snow shoveling
Posted January 10, 2020
Environment Canada has issued another Snowfall Warning for the North Okanagan, including Vernon and the surrounding area. According to the weather office, we could see up to another 10 to 20 cm by this evening.    More snow is expected this weekend, followed by very cold temperatures. As of this...
child care survey aside
Posted January 7, 2020
Greater Vernon Recreation Services is taking the next step in the development of a community child care space action plan and needs your help! You are invited to attend an information and consultation session on Tuesday, January 14th. Two sessions will be provided in order to accommodate daytime...
Protective Services logo
Posted January 6, 2020
PUBLIC NOTICE On October 28, 2019 the City adopted amendments to the Good Neighbour Bylaw #4980. The changes help clarify definitions and conduct general housekeeping for Part V: Property Maintenance. BACKGROUND Recurring issues have been reported by the Protective Services, Transportation and...
Posted December 31, 2019
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the North and Central Okanagan, with 20 to 30 cm of snow expected today. This morning’s heavy snowfall mixed with temperatures hovering around zero has led to icy road conditions in Vernon. With this, the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is encouraging...
active living centre survey
Posted December 17, 2019
Vernon City Council, the District of Coldstream Council and Area B & C Directors had their first look at preliminary design options for the proposed Active Living Centre during an ongoing feasibility study. Four initial designs and three revised options were presented to the elected officials...

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