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Posted September 28, 2016
Pre-registration is now open for youth shinny hockey. The shinny season at the Centennial Outdoor Rink will begin in late November. To pre-register, parents are asked to accompany their children to sign up and complete a waiver for the free shinny hockey program at the Vernon Recreation Centre....
Vernon Mayor Akbal Mund and Walking School Bus
Posted September 26, 2016
The City of Vernon will be celebrating International Walk to School Month (i-Walk) in October. During i-Walk Month, the City is partnering with three elementary schools: Ellison on Wednesday, October 12; Harwood on Thursday, October 13; and Alexis Park on Friday, October 14. Celebration stations...
Vernon hosts deliberative forum on small-wheeled transportation
Posted September 22, 2016
The City of Vernon hosted a discussion forum on Monday night at the Okanagan Regional Library for members of the community on the topic of skateboards, longboards, push scooters, in-line skates, children aged 12 and under on bicycles and other small-wheeled transportation (SWT) in Vernon.  Sixteen...
Posted September 19, 2016
Vernon’s Citizen Budget is live and residents can now use the interactive budget simulator to help Council and administration understand the public’s priorities on various services provided by the City. The survey is open from September 19 to October 14. The Vernon Citizen Budget includes charts,...
Posted September 16, 2016
The Vernon Aquatic Centre will be reopening on Monday, September 19, following an annual maintenance shutdown. There were several facility upgrades during the shutdown, including a new water feature in the leisure pool called the Sneaky Soaker 3. A new, simplified fee structure for the Vernon...
Posted September 15, 2016
Contractors for the City of Vernon will be working on 27 Street from 58 Avenue to 45 Avenue from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., September 22 to 30. The work in this area involves a grinding process to prepare the road and paving. Drivers are advised to be patient or choose alternate routes to avoid delays.
Posted September 14, 2016
The intersection at 33 Street and 32 Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic from 5 a.m. on Thursday until Friday afternoon to complete paving. Access for westbound traffic along will be limited until the project is complete. Drivers are advised to follow detour signs or choose alternate routes...
Posted September 14, 2016
Crews from Godard Excavating will be installing a water main along Okanagan Avenue from 16 Avenue to the 4600 block of Okanagan Avenue between September 19 and October 31. Single-lane traffic will be in effect during construction between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Drivers are asked to obey all signage and...
Posted September 14, 2016
Crews from On the Mark Locates will be repairing a street light conduit along the 3600 block of 14 Street on September 15 and 16. Single-lane traffic will be in effect until completion of the project. Please obey all signs and flaggers.
Posted September 13, 2016
Vernon City Council voted not to implement a one-kilometre separation regulation at this time as requested by the Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE BC) at the Regular Open Meeting August 15. At the meeting, ABLE BC requested that Council establish the regulation for any future beverage alcohol...

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