City of Vernon launches 2021 Capital Works virtual open house

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The City of Vernon is pleased to invite all residents and business owners to visit our 2021 Capital Works virtual open house on engagevernon.ca.

Due to province-wide restrictions on gatherings and events, this year’s open house is being hosted in an interactive digital space, where citizens can learn more about what the City is building in 2021. The site contains an overview of current projects, detailed project pages with concepts and designs, and feedback surveys where the public can share their thoughts.

“We are excited to present this new digital format for our annual Capital Works open house,” said Mark Dowhaniuk, Manager, Infrastructure. “It’s a convenient and informative way for residents to learn more about how the City is investing in our community.”  

“We are very proud of the projects that are taking place in Vernon this year that will help to support our local economy and build a more sustainable future for our community and for our City,” said Mayor Victor Cumming.

Vernon’s annual capital works program includes a variety of important renewal projects needed to keep our roads, parks, pipes and buildings in good shape, as well as new projects that support growth and make our community a better place to live, work, explore and play. The City of Vernon 2021 budget includes just over $18 million in capital works projects. Highlights include:

  • A new multi-use pathway on Silver Star Road, connecting Blackcomb Way to BX Elementary School
  • Road reconstruction in the City Centre on 37th Avenue and 31st Street
  • A new City Centre park

Learn more and have your say at engagevernon.ca/2021-capital-projects. Feedback surveys close on May 31, 2021. The capital works team is also available by phone or email to share project information and answer questions. Information on current capital projects can also be found at  vernon.ca/capitalworks.

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