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Posted February 26, 2015
Residents of Vernon are being urged to find out about the latest scams in the region in order to protect themselves from fraud. Scams can come in the form of a telephone call, an email or a knock on the door. In the last few weeks, several residents have reported a lottery prize scam with the offer...
Posted February 26, 2015
City of Vernon crews and contract forces have started the spring sweeping and flushing program. High-volume roads that generate excessive dust will be completed first. The remaining residential areas will be completed as soon as the road edges are clear of snow. The spring sweeping program will...
Posted February 25, 2015
On February 25, City of Vernon’s mayor and staff took a stand against bullying for Pink Shirt Day. For more information on anti-bullying, Pink Shirt Day, and ways you can stand up to bullying, please visit www.pinkshirtday.ca.
Posted February 25, 2015
Please note: Water service will be interrupted at the following locations: 6926 Rugg Rd 6929 Rugg Rd 6937Rugg Rd 6944 Rugg Rd 6945 Rugg Rd 6951 Rugg Rd Due to necessary pump station upgrades, customers in the area listed above will be without water Wednesday, February 25, 2015, from 9 am to 4 pm....
Posted February 24, 2015
Mayor Akbal Mund praised bylaw compliance officers Kevin Korol and Bryce DeDood for providing support following an incident at Polson Park on February 21, when a small child in a stroller rolled into the duck pond. Korol and DeDood were conducting a patrol of the park as a part of their regular...
Posted February 23, 2015
At the regular meeting of Council on Monday, Vernon’s Mayor and Council approved the design for new wayfinding signs that will direct the drivers to community amenities and public downtown parking. The need for a new wayfinding strategy with updated signage was identified in numerous City plans,...
Posted February 23, 2015
The cost for snow plowing and removal for the City of Vernon in January was equal to almost 70 per cent of the annual snow and ice control budget, and approximately $275,000 more than the three-year average costs for that month. From January 1 to 31, 2015, the total cost of plowing and snow removal...
Posted February 20, 2015
Greater Vernon Water (GVW) reminds customers that the Kalamalka Lake water source was turned off on Monday, February 16, 2015 due to turbidity in Kalamalka Lake. The Mission Hill Treatment Plant treats water from Kalamalka Lake and does not have filtration; therefore, the water quality can be...
Posted February 16, 2015
Greater Vernon Water (GVW) advises customers that the Kalamalka Lake water source was turned off on Monday, February 16, 2015 due to increased turbidity in Kalamalka Lake. The Mission Hill Treatment Plant treats water from Kalamalka Lake and does not have filtration; therefore the water quality can...
Posted February 12, 2015
Pursuant to Section 606 of the City of Vernon Traffic Bylaw #2747, notice is hereby given that load restrictions will be in place, effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, February 13, 2015, on all roadways in the City of Vernon. All roads will be limited to legal axle loading 70%. Overweight permits will not...

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