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The City of Vernon is proud to announce its Human Resources (HR) Division and staff members have received national accolades for their dedication, work and professionalism within the HR profession. Recently, HRD Canada and Canadian HR Reporter magazine hosted the 2021 Canadian HR Awards, the…
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The City of Vernon has poured concrete pads for the tee boxes at Lakers Disc Golf Course. Previously these tee areas consisted of granular material; however, due to the amount of usage and more consistent play, they became unsafe. The concrete pads were poured on September 23 and require seven…
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The City of Vernon will be removing select cottonwood (Populus) trees from the Kin Beach area this week as part of an ongoing maintenance project. Starting today (Monday), a total of six cottonwood trees will be removed. These trees are considered past their life expectancy and are becoming…
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The Fall edition of GoByBike Weeks gets underway next week! GoByBike Week is an annual challenge that motivates people of all ages to trade in their cars for two wheels and get around by bike. This Fall, the challenge will take place over two weeks instead of just one. Anyone can participate by…
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The City would like to advise motorists that traffic signal testing will be taking place across Vernon starting Monday, September 27. Technicians will be testing all City-owned traffic signalized intersections over the next three weeks and will be working on site between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.…
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The City would like to advise motorists that a detour will be required for a portion of 30th Street while crews work on the renewal of a sanitary sewer main. Starting on Thursday, September 23, 30th Street (between 41st and 43rd Avenues) will be accessible to local traffic and businesses only. The…
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A major reconstruction project continues on 31st Street. The work includes replacement of road, sidewalk, water main, storm sewer, and sanitary sewers. Improved streetlighting, safety improvements at the rail crossing, and new sidewalk, are also part of the planned upgrades. Starting tomorrow (…
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The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that an emergency water main repair is required at the intersection of 29th Street and 43rd Avenue. While the work is underway, a partial road closure will be required and water service may be interrupted for nearby properties. Starting at…
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The City would like to advise motorists that a detour will be required for a portion of 32nd Avenue this week for the installation of a storm service. On Thursday, September 16, 32nd Avenue will be accessible to local traffic only between 26th Street and 27th Street. The work will begin at 7:30 a.m…
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On September 27, Council will receive a report at its Regular Meeting, outlining key dates for a by-election to fill a vacant Councillor position. The report will include a proposed Nomination Period, Advance Voting Days and the General Voting Day. The Local Government Act requires local…