News Archive

Posted November 26, 2018
Building Permit values issued by the City of Vernon are up 29% over 2017, reaching $116.8 million for the first three quarters of 2018. Much of the activity is being driven by strong multi-family development, which accounts for $48.9 million of total permit values. Major projects that began in 2018...
IAFF/VFR
Posted November 26, 2018
The City of Vernon and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1517 have signed a four year collective agreement that will cover the period Jan. 1, 2016 to Dec. 31, 2019. “I am pleased to announce that the City and IAFF Local 1517 have developed a collective agreement that serves the...
Kal Tire Place west road is a construction zone
Posted November 23, 2018
Due to unplanned circumstances relating to construction on Mission Road, temporary detours are in effect on Commonage Road. Mission Road will be detoured at 15th Avenue and closed at the DND Park entrance. Commonage Road will be detoured at Bench Row Road and closed at Allan Brooks Way. Large...
Come hear the discussions on the proposed City budget.
Posted November 22, 2018
Council will be holding Special Regular Budget Meetings on Wednesday, Nov. 28, Thursday, Nov. 29 and Friday, Nov. 30 at 9:00 a.m. to review the 2019 – 2023 Financial Plan. Meetings will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall with opportunity for Public Input on Nov. 28 at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m...
Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect April 16 at 15 Avenue.
Posted November 19, 2018
The City of Vernon will be closing 42 Avenue between 32 Street and 33 Street from Nov. 19 to Dec. 3, 2018 to make required sanitary main repairs. Due to the nature of the work being performed, there may be difficulties accessing entrances during the construction period. Every effort will be made to...
Road Update: 30 Street construction closure
Posted November 9, 2018
The new signalized intersection at 30th Street and 35th Avenue will be flashing red until next week. Four-way stop rules will apply. Setup, testing and synchronization with other traffic lights is underway and should be completed next week, after which the intersection will become fully operational...
A tribute to Canadian soldiers killed in combat - We remember.
Posted November 8, 2018
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 (Vernon) in partnership with the City of Vernon will host the Remembrance Day ceremony on Sunday, November 11, at Kal Tire Place. In addition to paying respect to the brave men and women who have given their lives on behalf of Canada in combat and due to combat-...
photo of the new mayor and council
Posted November 6, 2018
The City of Vernon's new Mayor and Councillors took the oath of office in the swearing-in ceremony Nov. 5 in Council Chambers at City Hall. This event marks the official start of their terms of office, which will run for four years. Approximately 50 people attended the event, which featured...
Posted November 5, 2018
The City of Vernon is accepting applications for appointments to the Advisory Planning Committee (APC). The APC’s purpose is to provide City Council with advice and recommendations on proposed land use and planning changes and related matters.  The terms of these positions are four years (expiring...
Posted October 31, 2018
The Vernon Aquatic Centre will be closing to the public at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, Halloween Night. Staff are taking advantage of this historically slow night in the pool to perform some scheduled maintenance on the pool systems to improve bather experience. The Aquatic Centre will reopen...

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