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Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted January 26, 2021
Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to a structure fire in a residential area Tuesday evening. At approximately 5:00 p.m., firefighters received reports that flames could be seen coming from a house in the 4500 block of Valleyview Place. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fully-involved...
Propane fire pit
Posted January 26, 2021
At its Regular Meeting of January 25, 2021, Council adopted a bylaw to allow propane fire pits in Polson Park until April 5, 2021. The pilot will allow residents to use a propane fire pit within the designated area of Polson Park, inside the oval (see map below). "This pilot project will help...
Water main break
Posted January 26, 2021
The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that utility crews are repairing a water main break that has occurred on 34th Street, between 42nd and 43rd Avenues. Water service has been interrupted for approximately 20 properties in the area. Crews anticipate the repairs will take 2-3 hours...
Kevin Poole
Posted January 25, 2021
The City of Vernon is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Poole as Director of Community Safety, Lands, and Administration. The position fills the vacancy left by former Director of Corporate Services, Patti Bridal, who has retired. Mr. Poole is the current Manager of Economic Development...
Silver Star Road detour
Posted January 25, 2021
Motorists travelling south on Silver Star Road will want to be aware of a one-day detour scheduled for Thursday, January 28, while crews conduct hydro vac work in the area. The detour may increase travel times for residents and visitors. Southbound traffic will be detoured on to East Dedecker Road...
34 Street sewer upgrades
Posted January 18, 2021
A portion of 34th Street (between 42nd and 43rd Avenues) will be temporarily closed to through traffic, while sanitary sewer upgrades are done in the area. The road will be accessible to local traffic only, starting Wednesday, January 20. The work is anticipated to be complete by January 29. Please...
Lakeshore Road
Posted January 16, 2021
Motorists traveling down Lakeshore Road may experience slight travel delays, as a small sink hole has developed near the bridge over Vernon Creek. Traffic is one-way alternating to move safely around the area until crews are able to complete repairs. Signs and barricades are in place. Motorists are...
Water outage
Posted January 13, 2021
The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that crews are responding to a water main break on an easement in the 1400 block of Mission Road. Water service has been interrupted for approximately 20 residential properties on Commonage Place. Crews anticipate the repairs will take...
Eastside Road closure
Posted January 13, 2021
UPDATE as of 3:00 p.m. BC Hydro crews have arrived on scene to help remove a fallen tree and restore power to residences along Eastside Road. The tree and power lines fell across a portion of Eastside Road early this morning, due to a major windstorm that led to power outages and downed trees...
Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect.
Posted January 11, 2021
Motorists traveling down 39th Avenue (between 27th and 28th Streets) may experience minor traffic delays this week, while work is being performed on a sanitary trunk main. Crews are scheduled to conduct repairs on Wednesday and Thursday (January 13th and 14th), and will be in the area between 7:00...

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