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Posted September 26, 2019
Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) is currently on scene of two structure fires on 35th Avenue. Two adjacent houses in the 1200 block of 35th Avenue are involved in the fire, located across the street from Silver Star Elementary School. VFRS asks that the public stay away from the area as crews...
Water Outage aside
Posted September 26, 2019
UPDATE as of September 26 @ 5:20pm: Crews have finished repairing a water main on 30th Street and water service has been restored to the area.  The City would like to thank area residents for their patience today. ***** Due to a water main break there will be a temporary water outage in the 30th...
2019 UBCM CEA recognition aside
Posted September 26, 2019
The City of Vernon has received Honourable Mention for the Climate & Energy Action Awards at the Union of BC Municipalities convention. The recognition comes in response to the City’s Climate Action Revolving Fund for Electric Bicycle Fleet (Corporate category). “Our Council is committed to...
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Posted September 26, 2019
Vernon firefighters have extinguished a fire that involved two houses. On September 26, 2019, Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) received a call about a structure fire in the 1200 block of 35th Avenue. “The call came in just before 4:00 pm,” said Chief David Lind. “Upon arrival, crews found one...
Single lane traffic
Posted September 25, 2019
Motorists may experience some traffic delays next week as crews repair leaking water valves. North bound traffic on HWY 97 between 21st Avenue and 32nd Avenue will be down to single lane between Monday, September 30 and Friday, October 4, 2019, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm daily. Sidewalks will...
Water Outage aside
Posted September 25, 2019
UPDATE as of September 25 @ 3:30pm: Crews have finished repairing a water main on Pleasant Valley Rd and water service has been restored to the area.  The City would like to thank area residents for their patience today. ***** Due to a water main break there will be a water outage in the area...
Grant Applications aside
Posted September 25, 2019
The City of Vernon supports the enhancement and preservation of a positive quality of life for all its residents. One means of achieving this goal is through the provision of grants to organizations that contribute to the general interest and advantage of the City. The awarding of grants is solely...
MD Boot Drive Aside
Posted September 24, 2019
Residents are invited to join Vernon Fire Fighters who are taking part in Muscular Dystrophy Awareness month by hosting their annual ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign.  This weekend, members of Vernon Fire Rescue Services will be at various locations around town to collect donations in support of Muscular...
Turtle Mountain Landscaping
Posted September 24, 2019
The City is looking for public input on the boulevard landscaping for the Turtle Mountain area. A review is now being done to find a balance between the current landscaping and a standard more consistent with the rest of the city. Residents are invited to provide feedback on three landscaping...
Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect.
Posted September 20, 2019
Please be advised that the City and its Contractors have had to close 27th Street from 30th Avenue to Hwy 6 due to weather conditions affecting the repaving project.  We ask the traveling public to be patient, drive according to conditions and obey all traffic control. For more information: Chris...

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