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Motorists travelling along 39th Avenue this week may have to take a brief detour while crews make upgrades to the sanitary sewer system.   Starting at 7:30 a.m. on May 12 (Thursday), 39th Avenue will be closed to through traffic between 23rd Street and 25th Street. The area will be accessible to…
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The City would like to advise residents that crews will be conducting sewer line inspections and maintenance this week throughout the downtown core. The work will be done during the overnight hours when flow levels in the system are at their lowest. Between this evening (May 10) and June 10, crews…
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Vernon’s new residential waste collection service continues into its first week. As residents adjust to the new service and crews learn new routes and equipment, some neighbourhoods have experienced delays in collection. “We would like to thank all residents for jumping in and taking part in our…
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The City of Vernon will be taking the next step in its regular spring cleanup program with the washing of City owned traffic signals and pedestrian crosswalk signals. Traffic signal technicians will begin pressure washing the devices on Monday, May 9. Cleaning will occur weekdays between 7:00 a.m.…
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The City of Vernon has been working to develop a concept design for a new park at the former Kin Race Track site. The proposed Active Living Centre is one of the amenities planned to be integrated into this park. Through a survey in late 2021, residents indicated that the site is valued as a place…
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The City of Vernon invites all local residents and businesses to have their say in the municipal budget process, as it prepares for the 2023 Budget. Input from citizens helps Mayor and Council understand the public's priorities for City services and helps better inform Council's financial decisions…
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Natural disasters can happen at any time and can widely impact a community. Although we may never know when an emergency will take place, there are steps each of us can take to help better prepare ourselves, our families, and our community, to face and recover from an unexpected event. May 1-7 is…
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Vernon’s new residential waste collection service launched yesterday. Residents who receive curbside pickup will now have their household organics (kitchen and yard waste) collected every week, and household garbage collected every second week.    As part of the new service, collection zones have…
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Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) responded to two separate fires in the same area of town Saturday night, both of which resulted in a significant amount of damage. Just after midnight on Saturday, April 30, VFRS was dispatched to multiple reports of trees and a dumpster on fire in the 3500-block…
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Vernon’s new residential curbside organics collection program is ready to begin next week. Crews are delivering the last of the green-topped collection carts to residences today, just in time for the new waste collection service to start. On Monday, Emterra Environmental will be starting its new…