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Day of Mourning
Posted April 20, 2018
Residents are invited to join with the City of Vernon in observing the national Day of Mourning at City Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, April 27. The day honours the memory of workers who have been killed, injured, or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents. (The national...
Road Update: 30 Street construction closure
Posted April 17, 2018
30th Street will be closed from north of 35th Avenue to 37th Avenue for the week of April 23, 2018 as part of the City’s investment in the infrastructure that helps make Vernon a great place to live. All businesses in the construction area will remain open and can be accessed during construction....
Posted April 17, 2018
The City of Vernon has reopened play fields to public use. "During periods of wet weather, City staff monitor field conditions to confirm that they are safe to use and to ensure that damage to the playing surfaces does not occur," said James Rice, Manager of Public Works. "Our goal is to provide...
Capital projects open house tonight
Posted April 17, 2018
Citizens and business owners of Vernon are invited to come to the 2018 Capital Projects Open House today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Vernon Recreation Centre (3310 – 37 Avenue). “The capital projects are the major initiatives that the City will undertake this year,” said Mark Dowhaniuk, Manager of...
Posted April 17, 2018
Pursuant to Section 606 of the City of Vernon Traffic Bylaw #2747, notice is hereby given that load restrictions will be in place effective immediately on all roadways in the City of Vernon. All roads will be limited to 70 per cent legal axle weight. Overweight permits will not be granted. All term...
City of Vernon play fields closed until they dry up.
Posted April 16, 2018
  The City of Vernon has temporarily closed play fields to public use. James Rice, Manager, Public Works, notes that fields are saturated due to recent rain and snowmelt. The fields are exceptionally soft and using them for casual play and sport practice may damage the turf conditions. The City...
City Health & Wellness Fair seeks business participants
Posted April 16, 2018
The City of Vernon is inviting health and wellness businesses to participate as exhibitors or sponsors for the City’s Employee Health & Wellness Fair taking place on May 8, 2018 at the Vernon Recreation Centre. The City of Vernon Employee Health & Wellness Fair will be host to local guests...
Flood watch banner
Posted April 13, 2018
The City of Vernon is preparing for possible flooding on the weekend and Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) staff are on standby. The current long-range weather forecast from Environment Canada indicates rainfall in the region and the potential for high-flow conditions is likely. The City will...
Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect April 16 at 15 Avenue.
Posted April 13, 2018
Fletcher Paine Associates will perform borehole drilling on April 16, 2018 at 15 Avenue between 32 Street and 29 Street. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect. For further information contact Ryan at (250) 542-0377. -30-
Parsons Inc. will be taking groundwater samples in the 3200 block of 34 Avenue between April 16 and 20, 2018.
Posted April 13, 2018
Parsons Inc. will be taking groundwater samples in the 3200 block of 34 Avenue between April 16 and 20, 2018. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect. For further information contact Bryan at 604-513-1058. -30-

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