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The City of Vernon has become one of the first municipalities in British Columbia to put into service a full-size, high-roof, 100% Electric Ford Transit tradespersons van. The new electric utility van joins a growing fleet of City-owned, fully electric vehicles, which includes three cars, one…
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Residents in the Okanagan Landing area are asked to prepare for a one-day water service interruption, as crews conduct a scheduled repair on a water main line. Last summer, crews conducted an emergency repair on a main line valve, which now needs to be replaced. Starting at 8:00 a.m. on April 5,…
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A popular springtime program will happen next month in Vernon. The spring leaf pick-up program will take place April 11 – 15, 2022. During this one-week program, Waste Connections of Canada will provide curbside collection of leaves and garden waste in clear plastic bags on your regular garbage…
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The City of Vernon is continuing its work to replace aging infrastructure and improve roads across the community, with a couple of major reconstruction projects near the City’s core. On Monday, March 28, crews will begin the reconstruction of 37th Avenue between 31st and 32nd Street (Highway 97).…
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The City of Vernon’s annual spring chipping program will begin next week, with crews collecting residential pruning material. This curbside chipping service is funded by the residential yard recycling charge on quarterly utility bills, and is provided on the same day and location as regular garbage…
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Greater Vernon Recreation Services is asking all customers and program participants to confirm their online account information is complete and up-to-date ahead of the registration period for summer programming. Recreation Services recently upgraded its online registration software, and it now…
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Construction is well underway for two new child care centres in Vernon, which will provide access to nearly 200 new licensed child care spaces for young children this fall. The centres have been made possible thanks to the Province of British Columbia’s ChildCareBC New Spaces Fund and the Union of…
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Motorists traveling along 37th Avenue may have to take a slight detour over the next couple weeks, as crews construct new curbs and sidewalks near the railway crossing to improve pedestrian, vehicle and rail safety. Starting as early as Monday, March 21, the railway crossing will be closed to…
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The next phase of construction is getting underway this week for a new multi-use path along Silver Star Road. When complete, the path will provide a new active transportation route between the Foothills and Pleasant Valley Road. Starting tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, crews will begin constructing…
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As the weather continues to warm and we prepare for the start of spring, the time has come to wrap up outdoor skating in Vernon. Effective today (Thursday), the Centennial Outdoor Rink is closed for the season. Recreation Services would like to thank everyone who came out to enjoy some time on the…