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Kin Racetrack
Posted January 17, 2019
The City of Vernon has been advised by the lawyer for the Okanagan Equestrian Society (OES) and the Vernon Jockey Club Limited Liability (VJC) that they are abandoning their appeal of the 2018 decision of the BC Supreme Court which dismissed their claims against the City of Vernon and the Regional...
a graphic of raised hands for volunteering
Posted January 8, 2019
The City of Vernon is accepting applications for two 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 APC seeks a youth member and an applicant with...
Vernon Fire Department
Posted December 19, 2018
A cross-agency response from local first responders was required today to extricate the driver of a single vehicle accident. On December 19, 2018, a motor vehicle incident rollover occurred on Highway 97 North. The truck had left the roadway and rolled several times down a steep bank, trapping a...
Holiday Hours of Operation
Posted December 18, 2018
City Hall and Community Services Building Monday, Dec. 24 – 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 25 – Closed Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Closed Monday, Dec. 31 – 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 1 – Closed Operations Monday, Dec. 24 – 7:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 25 – Closed Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Closed...
Snow Clearing
Posted December 18, 2018
Snow maintenance crews and equipment will be on the roads and the City of Vernon is requesting your cooperation. Vehicles that are parked on the road during and immediately after a snow fall: Make it difficult for crews to clear and sand the road; Increase the cost to provide snow clearing services...
Gas Leak
Posted December 17, 2018
The gas leak at 43rd Street and 16th Avenue has been turned off and FortisBC crews continue to work on making the necessary repairs. People are encouraged to stay away from the area as repairs continue. If you must travel in the immediate area, please follow the direction of traffic control....
Last call for Okanagan Travel Survey responses
Posted December 13, 2018
Central Okanagan and Vernon residents who received letters in the mail inviting them to participate in the Okanagan Travel Survey have until Tuesday, December 18 to complete it. Those who complete the survey online or over the phone are eligible to win a cash prize or one of 100 gift certificates....
Posted December 12, 2018
The City of Vernon has upgraded its online services including MyCity, eHOG, and the online payment system to work better on mobile devices, with a clean, new look and improved security. The change will require residents to update any saved browser bookmarks or favourites for the online services....
Road Update: 30 Street construction closure
Posted December 12, 2018
The City of Vernon is advising motorists to use caution due to icy road conditions. Wet roads combined with early morning freezing temperatures have resulted in icy conditions over the last few days. City crews have been using a combination of sand, salt and liquid de-icer to address the issue...
Graphic of ways to reduce natural gas consumption.
Posted December 12, 2018
Vernon and area residents are encouraged to reduce natural gas consumption ​Residents and businesses in Vernon and area are asked to reduce natural gas consumption to help alleviate the current shortfall caused by the Enbridge pipeline rupture. After the October 9 Enbridge transmission pipeline...

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