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Motorists traveling along Anderson Way may experience travel delays next week while crews conduct a road rehabilitation project. However, to minimize the impact to travelers, construction will be taking place during the overnight hours. Starting as early as Sunday, October 2 crews will begin…
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City of Vernon Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Will Pearce has announced he is retiring. His last day in the office will be December 9, 2022. Mr. Pearce joined the City of Vernon as CAO in 2012 and has served three Councils. “On behalf of City Council, I wish to thank Mr. Pearce for his…
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Just a few months in to Vernon’s new curbside organics collection program, it’s clear that residents have responded to the call to help divert waste from the landfill and move towards a more sustainable future for our community. In the first four months of the program (May 2 – August 31), more than…
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Greater Vernon Recreation Services is providing an update on the reopening plans for the Vernon Aquatic Centre this weekend, following the annual maintenance shutdown period. On Saturday, October 1, the leisure pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room will reopen and will be available for public use.…
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The 2022 General Local Election and Active Living Centre Referendum are happening on Saturday, October 15. Eligible voters in Vernon will elect one (1) Mayor and six (6) City Councillors. Voters in Vernon will also be asked the following question as part of the Active Living Centre Referendum:  "…
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The City of Vernon is pleased to announce it is extending the e-scooter and e-bike sharing contract with Neuron Mobility to April 2024, to coincide with the end of the Province of British Columbia's Electric Kick Scooter Pilot Program. The current contract is set to expire in April 2023, but due to…
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At its Regular Meeting on Monday (September 26), Vernon City Council adopted amendments to the Animal Regulation and Animal Pound Bylaw #5252, which prohibit the feeding of wildlife throughout the City of Vernon. The new regulations prohibit a person from feeding or attempting to feed any wildlife…
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Motorists traveling along 25th Avenue may experience minor traffic delays while crews upgrade utilities in the area next week. Starting as early as Tuesday, September 27, crews will begin working on the City’s sewer system on a portion of 25th Avenue, adjacent to the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre…
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Greater Vernon Recreation Services regrets to announce the Vernon Aquatic Centre reopening has been delayed following the annual maintenance shutdown. The aquatic centre was originally scheduled to reopen Monday, September 26. “While refilling the lap pool, some minor issues on the basin of the…
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The City of Vernon is continuing its efforts to share information with citizens about the proposed Active Living Centre as we get closer to the referendum on Saturday, October 15, 2022. The referendum is taking place in conjunction with the 2022 General Local Election. Recreation Services staff…