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The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that 2022 Property Tax Notices will be put in the mail on Thursday, May 26, and taxes are due by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2022. In addition to payment, homeowners will need to submit a properly completed Home Owner Grant by July 4, if it’s…
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Motorists traveling throughout the northwest portion of the community may see crews repairing cracks on the road over the next few weeks. Starting today (Tuesday), contractors will be crack sealing City roads in parts of the Heritage Area, Turtle Mountain, Alexis Park, and along Old Kamloops Road.…
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Pursuant to Section 6 of the City of Vernon Traffic Bylaw #5600, notice is hereby given that load restrictions are rescinded and are no longer in effect on all roadways within Vernon’s municipal boundaries. Your cooperation in adhering to the load restrictions was appreciated. -30-
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The City of Vernon is continuing its regular, annual preparations for the spring freshet season as the weather continues to warm and we experience occasional rainfall in the North Okanagan. City crews are actively monitoring creek levels and provincial snowpack reports for our local area, and…
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The City of Vernon has been working to develop a concept design for a new park at the former Kin Race Track site. This park will complement the proposed Active Living Centre. The new draft concept design and a second public survey is live on engagevernon.ca. The survey will be open until May 23,…
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Do you have a cool and creative idea to make Vernon a more sustainable place to live? Are you passionate about helping our community reduce emissions or prepare for the impacts of climate change? We have a program to help you activate change! This past Earth Day, the City launched the 2022…
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The City would like to advise the public that the parking lot at Lakers Clubhouse will be closed for two days this week, while crews install lighting. The parking lot will be closed to the public on Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13. Access to the dog park at Marshall Field and the Lakers disc…
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Motorists travelling along 39th Avenue this week may have to take a brief detour while crews make upgrades to the sanitary sewer system.   Starting at 7:30 a.m. on May 12 (Thursday), 39th Avenue will be closed to through traffic between 23rd Street and 25th Street. The area will be accessible to…
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The City would like to advise residents that crews will be conducting sewer line inspections and maintenance this week throughout the downtown core. The work will be done during the overnight hours when flow levels in the system are at their lowest. Between this evening (May 10) and June 10, crews…
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Vernon’s new residential waste collection service continues into its first week. As residents adjust to the new service and crews learn new routes and equipment, some neighbourhoods have experienced delays in collection. “We would like to thank all residents for jumping in and taking part in our…