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Recreation Master plan
Posted January 16, 2018
REVISED:  Recreation Master Plan logo included as image. A Recreation Master Plan is being developed for the Greater Vernon area including the City of Vernon, the District of Coldstream, and Areas B (Swan Lake) & C (BX).  To kickoff off the Master Plan process Greater Vernon Recreation and RC...
Sustainability Grants
Posted January 9, 2018
The City of Vernon has selected recipients for the Sustainability Grants program to encourage community participation in sustainable action. The grants provide an incentive to accelerate sustainability projects led by Vernon residents, youth, non-profit organizations and community groups. Council...
Posted January 9, 2018
The regional partners of the Vernon Regional Transit Service are committed to improving the service and ensuring its efficient operation. As part of a joint review, the processes for the shared aspects of the Transit Service were analysed leading to a new agreement being made regarding the shared...
Posted January 3, 2018
Following this weekend’s major snow event, City crews will begin snow removal in designated areas. City crews and contract forces will start removing snow from the downtown core, 32 Street and 27 Street. The removal process will take approximately 3-4 days and should be completed by early next week...
Posted December 28, 2017
The City of Vernon’s snow and ice program addresses roads on a priority basis in compliance with the Snow and Ice Control Policy. All City roads are divided into priorities as follows: Priority 1 Roads - include arterials, collectors, bus routes, school zones and selected problem areas. Priority 2...
Posted December 27, 2017
In an effort to assist our local service providers in serving those in need, the City of Vernon initiated a ‘Kindness Meter’ program in 2016. The premise was to install identifiable meters in the downtown core to allow citizens the opportunity to donate their spare change to a group serving the...
Priest Valley Arena
Posted December 21, 2017
As part of its annual major maintenance program, Recreation Services has completed the installation of disable accessible doors at both the north and south entrances in the Priest Valley Arena & Gym building. This project, approved by Vernon City Council, included replacement of the front lobby...
Posted December 20, 2017
All sidewalks should be cleared to their full width.  This will allow for the passage of baby buggies, walkers or wheelchairs.  If possible, please pile the snow on the boulevard or private property (not onto roadways) to allow for storage of street snow along the curb area. Please be advised that...
Posted December 19, 2017
Vernon Regional Transit Service has been temporarily suspended on several routes until further notice due to severe weather conditions. Service will resume once conditions improve. Please not that due to changing weather conditions, the status of all routes may change throughout the afternoon and...
Posted December 12, 2017
As a signatory, since 2008, to the British Columbia Climate Action Charter, the City of Vernon has been actively working to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and reporting the results to the provincial government. As the City has demonstrated significant corporate and community-wide climate...

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