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Posted November 17, 2017
The City of Vernon will be launching a new task force to identify local issues and solutions to homelessness, criminal behavior, addictions, public safety and the impact on the business community. The Activate Safety Task Force, consisting of business representatives, members of the public who live...
Posted November 16, 2017
Heads-Up Pedestrians, Cyclists and Drivers The City of Vernon is reminding pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers to keep their heads up as the days get shorter and reduced daylight hours increase the risk of collisions. Pedestrians and cyclists should remember to be seen, be safe, and be lit. Wear...
Posted November 16, 2017
Vernon Students and Families Choose Active Transportation to School During the month of October the City of Vernon partnered with four elementary schools to celebrate International Walk and Wheel to School Month (iWalk/iWheel), an annual global event that promotes the benefits of active travel to...
Posted November 16, 2017
New Unified Transit Fares and Passes Approved for 2018 The City of Vernon, the District of Coldstream and the Regional District of North Okanagan jointly approved changes to transit fares to coincide with planned service expansion and changes coming in spring 2018 in Vernon and on the Route #90 –...
Posted November 14, 2017
  After reviewing numerous options, Council decided Tuesday to pursue demolition of the Civic Arena. This move came after Council received a structural building assessment and cost estimates associated with reusing the building. The reports indicated given the state of the 80 year old building,...
Posted November 9, 2017
A new way to register for recreation programs is coming to Vernon. Starting December 3, 2017, people will be able to register for recreation activities online and in person. Online registration will be available 24 hours a day from smart phones, tablets and computers. New features include browsing...
Posted November 9, 2017
THIS UPDATE FROM BC TRANSIT IS BEING RESENT BY THE CITY OF VERNON TO ENSURE ALL ARE INFORMED. Vernon Transit Temporary Service Suspension: 11:30 a.m. update Due to poor road conditions, Route 5 South Vernon is temporarily suspended until further notice. The following local routes in the Vernon...
Posted November 8, 2017
Dogs will be allowed in Polson Park on-leash starting this week as part of a two year pilot running until Fall 2019. The City of Vernon will be installing five bag dispensers and new signage this week. In the spring, the drinking fountain by the pavilion will be upgraded to include a pedestal that...
Posted November 7, 2017
With the available parking being limited while the expansion project is under construction, the public attending the Remembrance Day service at Kal Tire Place are reminded to plan to arrive early and are encouraged to car pool.   Disabled parking stalls are now located in the new parking lot south...
Posted November 3, 2017
The City of Vernon snow and ice program addresses roads in a priority basis. All City roads are divided into priorities as follows: Priority 1 roads include: arterials, collectors, bus routes, school zones and select problem areas. Priority 2 roads include: all remaining roads except lanes and cul-...

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