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Posted February 5, 2016
City Council has released additional information regarding the economic impact analysis of various development options for the Vernon Regional Airport.  The analysis includes aviation demand forecasts, development cost projections and employment impact estimates.  The additional information also...
Posted February 4, 2016
Please note that the City has issued a Road Right-of-Way Usage Permit to allow Tri City Canada to work within a City Right-of-Way at 3050 29 Ave to accommodate the construction of a 6 storey care facility. Excavation and construction will take place between Feb 1, 2016 and June 31, 2017.  ...
Posted February 3, 2016
The City of Vernon has issued a Road Right-of-Way Usage Permit to Tri City Canada to work within a city right of way at 3050 29 Avenue for work relating to the development of a care facility. Excavation and construction of the 6 storey building with a single storey parkade commencing Monday...
Posted January 29, 2016
The City of Vernon's new website, developed by Upanup Studios, has received the AVA Digital Gold Award. The City's new site launched in late December, and was developed with a focus on improved communication, ease of navigation, functionality and City branding. The new site includes enhanced...
Posted January 28, 2016
Employees at City of Vernon raised over $1,586 for the North Okanagan Hospice Society—by wearing jeans. Every Friday, City staff are invited to wear their jeans to work if they donate to a designated local charity. The North Okanagan Hospice Society was chosen by City employees in 2015 in order to...
Posted January 21, 2016
BCStats has listed Vernon as one of the fastest growing communities in B.C., according to the just-released 2015 Municipal Population Estimates. Vernon’s growth was estimated at 3.4 per cent, making it the fifth fastest growing community among those cities with a population of 25,000 or greater....
Posted January 19, 2016
On Monday, January 11, 2016, Vernon City Council adopted the 2016-2020 Financial Plan, fulfilling a strategic goal of having a budget in place to start the new year. Previously, Council did not begin a detailed review of the proposed financial plan until mid-January. During the budget approval...
Posted January 12, 2016
The Regional District of North Okanagan wishes to inform customers of Greater Vernon Water (GVW) that the Kalamalka Lake water source has been turned back on as of Monday, January 11, 2016. The Kalamalka Pump Station shut down on December 26, 2015, due to a ground fault in the electrical system....
Posted January 11, 2016
Vernon City Councillor Bob Spiers has asked for support for an on-line Parliamentary petition he initiated that calls on the federal government to provide auxiliary RCMP constables the same tax credit as other volunteer first responders. The petition reads, “Whereas the previous government...
Posted January 5, 2016
The City of Vernon would like to remind residents and businesses of the following items related to snow and ice control: Vehicles and recreational equipment parked on City streets during snowfalls poses major obstacles for equipment operators trying to clear snow and make our roads safe.  Ensuring...

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