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Road Update: 30 Street construction closure
Posted November 9, 2018
The new signalized intersection at 30th Street and 35th Avenue will be flashing red until next week. Four-way stop rules will apply. Setup, testing and synchronization with other traffic lights is underway and should be completed next week, after which the intersection will become fully operational...
A tribute to Canadian soldiers killed in combat - We remember.
Posted November 8, 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 (Vernon) in partnership with the City of Vernon will host the Remembrance Day ceremony on Sunday, November 11, at Kal Tire Place. In addition to paying respect to the brave men and women who have given their lives on behalf of Canada in combat and due to combat-...
photo of the new mayor and council
Posted November 6, 2018
The City of Vernon's new Mayor and Councillors took the oath of office in the swearing-in ceremony Nov. 5 in Council Chambers at City Hall. This event marks the official start of their terms of office, which will run for four years. Approximately 50 people attended the event, which featured...
Posted November 5, 2018
The City of Vernon is accepting applications for appointments to the Advisory Planning Committee (APC). The APC’s purpose is to provide City Council with advice and recommendations on proposed land use and planning changes and related matters.  The terms of these positions are four years (expiring...
Posted October 31, 2018
The Vernon Aquatic Centre will be closing to the public at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, Halloween Night. Staff are taking advantage of this historically slow night in the pool to perform some scheduled maintenance on the pool systems to improve bather experience. The Aquatic Centre will reopen...
Logo of the Okanagan Smart Trips initiative
Posted October 29, 2018
Households throughout the Central Okanagan and Vernon will be randomly selected and sent a letter inviting them to participate in the 2018 Okanagan Travel Survey between October and mid-December. The survey, conducted every five years, provides critical information to help plan improvements to...
Posted October 22, 2018
Official election results for the City of Vernon 2018 Municipal Election have been confirmed:   (Elected officials are in bold.) MAYOR CUMMING, Victor  4,928 votes TAYLOR, Darrin 3,608 votes OLESEN, Erik 990 votes GOURLEY, Art 229 votes COUNCIL QUIRING,  Brian  4,120 votes...
Posted October 20, 2018
Preliminary results from ballots cast in advance, special and regular polls in Vernon indicate that Victor Cumming is the new Mayor of the City of Vernon, having received 4,928 votes. Darrin Taylor received 3,608 votes; Erik Olesen received 990 votes; and Art Gourley received 229 votes. The six...
RECREATIONAL CANNABIS IN VERNON
Posted October 18, 2018
As Canada enters a new age of legalized recreational cannabis it is important to know the responsibilities of the various levels of government. The federal, provincial and territorial governments share responsibility for overseeing the proposed new system. Municipalities also have an important role...
Logo for Bylaw Services, which has moved to offices at the parkade at 3005 33 St
Posted October 16, 2018
The City of Vernon’s Bylaw Services department has moved to a new, more visible location in downtown Vernon. The new Bylaw offices are located on the ground floor of the public parkade at 3005 33rd Street, Vernon. “Our new location will make it easier for people to come in to pay their parking...

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