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The City would like to advise motorists that a detour will be required for a portion of Pleasant Valley Rd this week for the installation of a water service. On Wednesday, September 15, Pleasant Valley Rd will be accessible to local traffic only between Silver Star Rd and Rimer Rd. The work will…
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The City of Vernon has an unwavering commitment to the health and safety of its residents, visitors, volunteers, and staff. The City continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in British Columbia and is following the Orders, directives and guidelines put in place by Health Authorities, the…
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As of 12:00 p.m. today (September 10), Campfires which comply with the City of Vernon Good Neighbour and Fire Services Bylaws are once again permitted within the City of Vernon. The campfire ban is being lifted in accordance with an announcement from BC Wildfire Service that campfires are now…
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Construction has started on the parking lot at the corner of 31st Street and 31st Avenue near the transit exchange (known as the Transit Lot).    The project is part of the 2021 Capital Plan and will include new concrete curbing, additional street lighting and a paved surface. The project is…
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On August 1, the Vernon ESS Reception Centre opened to receive and assist evacuees from neighbouring communities who were displaced due to the White Rock Lake wildfire. On September 2, the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) listed the White Rock Lake fire as being held. Fire suppression efforts continue…
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Today, the City of Vernon’s Mayor, Councillors and Administration are saddened to announce the passing of Councillor Dalvir Nahal. “It is with profound sadness that we announce Councillor Nahal’s passing,” said Mayor Victor Cumming. “On behalf of the City, we extend our deepest condolences to her…
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On September 1, the City of Vernon rescinded an Evacuation Alert for residences within the municipal boundary. While the Alert was in place, the City provided an opportunity for select residences to use their new automated garbage collection carts as water containers, to quickly and easily address…
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The City would like to advise residents that a partial road closure will be required for a portion of 31st Street for the upgrading of storm infrastructure. Starting at 7:00 a.m. on September 7, 31st Street will be closed between 18th and 21st Avenues (except for local traffic and BC Transit). We…
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As of September 1, 2021 @ 1:00 p.m., an Evacuation Alert has been rescinded for the following areas of Vernon: Canadian Lakeview Estates Adventure Bay Tronson Road between 8125 and 9280 There are no other Evacuation Alerts and no Evacuation Orders within the City of Vernon. The City continues to…
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(as of 1:00 p.m.) The City of Vernon continues to be in close and regular contact with the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) regarding progress on the White Rock Lake wildfire that is burning west of Okanagan Lake. Based upon fire, weather and site conditions, as well as ongoing suppression and mop up…