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Fall leaf pick up program
Posted November 24, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to advise residents that the fall leaf pick-up program has experienced a slight delay in schedule, due to higher than normal volumes of program participation. Clear bag pick-up for residences with scheduled garbage collection between Monday and Wednesday are now...
Draft 2021-2025 Financial Plan
Posted November 24, 2020
Vernon City Council will be holding Special Regular Budget Meetings next week to review the proposed 2021 – 2025 Financial Plan. Meetings will take place Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, starting at 9:00 a.m. both days. The meetings will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall with...
Covid-19 update
Posted November 20, 2020
The City of Vernon continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in British Columbia and follow the directives and guidance of health authorities, senior levels of government, and WorkSafe BC in its response to the local impacts of the global pandemic. Yesterday, Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC’s...
Polson Park trail closed
Posted November 19, 2020
A major upgrade project to the Polson Park pedestrian and cycling trail is nearing completion. In order to finish the ramp access at the south end of the boardwalk, crews will need to close the trail for one day on Friday, November 20. The trail is expected to be re-opened on November 21. Cyclists...
4way stop
Posted November 18, 2020
A major reconstruction project on 32nd Avenue is nearing completion and the road is now re-opened to traffic between 33rd Street and 35th Street. The project, which began in June, included the rehabilitation of approximately 285 metres of road, water main and storm sewer, and sanitary sewer...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted November 16, 2020
The City of Vernon Emergency Support Services (ESS) program is providing assistance to temporarily displaced residents after a major water pipe break in an apartment building. Just before 3:00 p.m., Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to a report of a building alarm in the 4900 block of...
Covid-19 update
Posted November 12, 2020
The City of Vernon continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in British Columbia and follow the directives and guidance of health authorities, senior levels of government, and WorkSafe BC in its response to the local impacts of the global pandemic. Effective Monday, November 16, the City...
Utilities video
Posted November 12, 2020
The City of Vernon has released a new video to help answer commonly asked questions about quarterly residential utility bills in Vernon. The video provides an in-depth look at the information listed on the bill, how utility charges are calculated, and how residents can pay their bills through a...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted November 10, 2020
During its Regular Meeting of November 9, City Council directed Administration to proceed with the process to withdraw the City of Vernon and Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) from the Inter-Municipal Fire Training Centre (FTC) Service.  The City has been a long-time partner within the FTC, along...
Posted November 10, 2020
UPDATE (as of 10:15 a.m.): Vernon North Okanagan RCMP have confirmed that Commonage Road has been re-opened to two-way traffic. *** The second major snowfall of the season has led to road safety reminders in the North Okanagan and the temporary closure of a portion of Commonage Road. Vernon Fire...

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