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Posted June 18, 2018
The sani-dump waste disposal for recreational vehicles located at the Vernon Visitor Centre (3004 39 Avenue) will be closed Wednesday, June 20 to Friday, June 22 due to construction in the area. The sani-dump will reopen Saturday, June 23. A sani-dump is available at the Real Canadian Superstore at...
Becker Bike Park grand opening this Monday, June 18, 4 - 6 p.m.
Posted June 12, 2018
The City of Vernon invites the community and sponsors to the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Becker Bike Park at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 18, 2018. Becker Bike Park is located at 3404 39 Avenue. Over $70,000 was granted to the City of Vernon and the North Okanagan Cycling Society for the new bike...
Posted June 12, 2018
The City of Vernon has given four cannabis retailers until June 15, 2018 to cease cannabis sales. In accordance with Council’s direction of November 14, 2017, all cannabis retailers that were in operation in the city prior to that date were given the opportunity to apply for a temporary use permit...
Posted June 6, 2018
The Regional District of North Okanagan wishes to inform customers of Greater Vernon Water that the Kalamalka Lake water source has been turned back on today, June 6, 2018 as the turbidity in the water has returned to normal conditions. The decision to turn the Kalamalka Lake water source back on...
Posted June 5, 2018
The City of Vernon is supporting water sustainability in the Okanagan. The City is working with the Regional District of North Okanagan to support the Water Stewardship Open House hosted by the Vernon Yacht Club. The open house will be a community event celebrating what has been done to protect our...
Mayor celebrates Tourism Week with a special donut
Posted June 1, 2018
Mayor Akbal Mund sampled a celebratory tourism donut from Ratio Coffee and Pastry today to kick off the tourist season and to show his support for National Tourism Week, May 27 to June 2, 2018. “Tourism is one of the primary economic drivers in Vernon with $36.9 million generated in room revenue by...
KalTire Place North
Posted May 31, 2018
With construction of Kal Tire Place North continuing to move forward, the requirement to connect to permanent power is now here. As a result, there will be a scheduled power outage at Kal Tire Place on Monday June 4, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Electricians will turn off the main power feed to Kal...
Posted May 31, 2018
For immediate release May 31, 2018 What: The official kick-off of the tourist season and a show of support for National Tourism Week being held from May 27 to June 2, with a celebratory donut. Who: Mayor Akbal Mund and City Tourism staff When: Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 11 a.m. Where: Ratio Coffee...
City is seeking mobile vendors
Posted May 29, 2018
Mobile vending is being encouraged in parks in Vernon this summer and Vernon City Council supported an interim approach of leasing mobile vending spots in parks on a case by case basis for 2018. A formal update to mobile vending procedures expected for the 2019 season. Previously, parks fell under...
 Temporary parking for visitors to City Hall May 31 due to paving.
Posted May 29, 2018
Visitors to City Hall on Thursday, May 31 are welcome to park in the staff parking lot adjacent to City Hall by entering on 31 Street. The change is required due to the paving of 30 Street from north of 31 Avenue to 35 Avenue that will take place (weather permitting). The area will be well marked...

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