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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…
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The City of Vernon joins the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia and many other municipal governments as we show support for the people of Ukraine, whose homeland is being invaded by Russian military forces. These are unimaginable, unnecessary, and heartbreaking circumstances. To…
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A new flood mapping study has been completed to help Vernon become a flood resilient community. Residents are now invited to tour a new online interactive “Flood Story” to learn about the study and what it means for Vernon’s future. The Detailed Flood Mapping, Risk Analysis and Mitigation Study…
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The installation of a new sewer pipe along Tronson Road will require a road closure and detour for the next two months. Starting Monday, March 7, Tronson Road will be closed to through traffic between Lakeshore Road and Okanagan Landing Road. Traffic will be detoured via Lakeshore Road. However,…
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Motorists may experience minor traffic disruptions if they’re traveling through the downtown core this week, as crews inspect sewer lines. For the safety of workers and the public, single lane closures will be in place where crews are actively working. The inspections will be taking place between…
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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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With February 25th fast approaching, now is the time to decide about your new curbside organics collection cart, if you haven’t already. Residents have until this Friday to upsize to a 240L cart, if needed. Vernon’s new curbside organics collection service is anticipated to begin May 2. To collect…
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Construction of Vernon’s newest multi-use path is expected to get underway this week with work starting along Silver Star Road. News of the project was first announced last year with a ground breaking by local dignitaries. The pathway (which will eventually extend between the Foothills and Pleasant…