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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...
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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Posted September 18, 2019
City of Vernon contractors will be starting the fall weed program to control weeds and grasses that may impair traffic visibility, damage road asphalt surfaces and cause safety issues for pedestrians and cyclists. Weeds are controlled with mechanical trimming that includes roadside tractor mowing,...
Active Living Centre Feasibility Study
Posted September 16, 2019
Greater Vernon Recreation Services has officially begun public engagement for the Active Living Centre Feasibility Study.  Through the engagement process of the 2018 Recreation Master Plan, the Greater Vernon community identified a need for new indoor recreation opportunities.  This Feasibility...
Single lane traffic
Posted September 11, 2019
There will be single lane alternating traffic between 2003 - 2301 43 Street starting on Monday, September 16 until Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm to install sanitary services at 2100 43 Street.  Traffic control personnel will be on site to guide motorist through.  Some...
Highway 97 Lane closures at 48th Avenue
Posted September 4, 2019
Construction along 48th Avenue (29th Street to HWY 97) continues as part of the City’s investment in the infrastructure and active transportation, which helps make Vernon a great place to live. The project includes a new drainage culvert, road improvements and multi-use pathway on the north side of...
Light signals
Posted September 4, 2019
Starting Monday September 09, 2019 until October 18, 2019 from 7:00am to 3:30pm, the City of Vernon will be testing traffic signals at each intersection throughout the city. Prior to and after each test, the intersection will be placed into 4-way red flash. Motorist are reminded to obey all traffic...
Commonage Place
Posted August 29, 2019
On August 22, 2019 Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) responded to a report of a fire in a yard. The fire spread to some tall cedar trees close to the home and then quickly into the attic space of the home. When the first fire engine and crew arrived on-scene, approximately seven (7) minutes after...

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