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Active Living Centre Feasibility Study
Posted September 16, 2019
Greater Vernon Recreation Services has officially begun public engagement for the Active Living Centre Feasibility Study.  Through the engagement process of the 2018 Recreation Master Plan, the Greater Vernon community identified a need for new indoor recreation opportunities.  This Feasibility...
Single lane traffic
Posted September 11, 2019
There will be single lane alternating traffic between 2003 - 2301 43 Street starting on Monday, September 16 until Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm to install sanitary services at 2100 43 Street.  Traffic control personnel will be on site to guide motorist through.  Some...
Highway 97 Lane closures at 48th Avenue
Posted September 4, 2019
Construction along 48th Avenue (29th Street to HWY 97) continues as part of the City’s investment in the infrastructure and active transportation, which helps make Vernon a great place to live. The project includes a new drainage culvert, road improvements and multi-use pathway on the north side of...
Light signals
Posted September 4, 2019
Starting Monday September 09, 2019 until October 18, 2019 from 7:00am to 3:30pm, the City of Vernon will be testing traffic signals at each intersection throughout the city. Prior to and after each test, the intersection will be placed into 4-way red flash. Motorist are reminded to obey all traffic...
Commonage Place
Posted August 29, 2019
On August 22, 2019 Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) responded to a report of a fire in a yard. The fire spread to some tall cedar trees close to the home and then quickly into the attic space of the home. When the first fire engine and crew arrived on-scene, approximately seven (7) minutes after...
Leisure Pool
Posted August 22, 2019
The Vernon Aquatic Centre will be closed for annual maintenance shutdown from August 26 – September 16th 2019. This annual shutdown gives the maintenance staff an opportunity to do preventative maintenance and repairs to systems that cannot be serviced while the facility is open to public. Other...
Economic Development - New Development
Posted August 21, 2019
At its Regular Meeting of August 19, 2019, Council supported an updated timeline and engagement process for implementing the BC Energy Step Code (Step Code). Engagement with the building community will commence in Fall 2019 and by Spring 2020, the Step Code will be implemented in Vernon for all...
Civic Planning Process
Posted August 20, 2019
At its Regular Meeting of August 19, 2019, Council approved a planning process for the development of a new park at the former Civic Arena site. This fall the City will begin with community engagement, directed stakeholder interviews and consideration of the various needs for the site. The existing...
Single lane traffic
Posted August 16, 2019
Single lane traffic will be maintained along Coldstream Avenue  on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm for the installation of sanitary and water services.  Traffic control personnel will be on site to guide motorist and pedestrians through.  No alternate routes will be needed. The...
Traffic Disruptions
Posted August 16, 2019
There will be single lane alternating traffic on 32 Avenue between 18 Street and 19 Street on Wednesday August 21, 2019 from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm to makes repairs to the sanitary main in the roadway.  Traffic control personnel will be on site to guide motorist through.  No alternate routes will be...

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