News Archive

Posted March 19, 2019
The City of Vernon has been ordered to reinstate two employees who were fired in March 2018 for engaging in sexual activity in the workplace while on duty. This order has been made by a majority of the arbitration board that had been convened to hear a grievance brought forward by the B.C....
Road update: water main break on Herry Road.
Posted March 18, 2019
City of Vernon crews will be undertaking routine sanitary sewer flushing along 32nd Street, from 23rd Avenue to 43rd Avenue, from March 19 to 22, 2019. Traffic control personnel and signage will be in place to guide traffic. Traffic may be slower than usual; however the roads will remain open. We...
Vernon Fire rescue
Posted March 8, 2019
As BC switches to daylight saving time on Sunday night Vernon Fire Rescue Services is reminding residents to check their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors for dead batteries and expiration dates. “Please remember, working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors save lives!” said Chief...
City of Vernon receives prestigious Canadian Award for Financial Reporting
Posted March 8, 2019
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Canadian Award for Financial Reporting to the City of Vernon for its annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017. The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting program was established to...
infrastructure improvements
Posted March 7, 2019
The City of Vernon in conjunction with N & T Properties, will begin construction in March of the new Septage Receiving Station at the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre (VWRC). The new facility is expected to open in August 2019, at which time the existing Septage Receiving Station located at 1700...
Shuttle Bus
Posted March 7, 2019
The Vernon Vipers working with the City of Vernon are pleased to inform Vipers fans of a free park and ride service departing from the Village Green Hotel parking lot to Kal Tire Place for the Friday, March 8, 2019 playoff game against the Salmon Arm Silverbacks. The shuttle bus will run from the...
Centennial Outdoor Rink
Posted March 7, 2019
Due to the forecasted warming temperatures, the Centennial Outdoor Rink will be closed for the season, effective immediately. Thank you for a great season. We look forward to seeing you in the fall. -30-
Mobile Vending
Posted February 27, 2019
The City of Vernon wants to hear your thoughts about its mobile vending policy. The City is updating the mobile vending policy to support the vibrancy of public spaces and attract more users to different areas within the city, including downtown and in parks. The results and feedback received on...
Open house for the 2019 capital works projects
Posted February 21, 2019
Residents and businesses who want to learn more about upcoming capital projects, including the final phase of the 30 Street improvements, are encouraged to attend the 2019 Capital Projects Open House at the Vernon Recreation Centre (3310 – 37 Avenue) on Tuesday, February 26, from 5 to 7 p.m....
Off Leash Dog Park
Posted February 19, 2019
On February 11, 2019, Council made a resolution to continue to suspend enforcement of the Animal Regulation and Animal Pound Bylaw #5252 in relation to dogs off leash at Marshall Fields. This resolution applies to the area hatched in yellow and marked OFF LEASH on the attached map. The off leash...