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Climate Action
Posted June 12, 2019
The City of Vernon is committed to taking action on climate change. To this end the City has created a Climate Action Advisory Committee and is preparing a climate action plan. This plan will propose a vision for a climate resilient Vernon and address both mitigation of greenhouse gases and...
Sponsors Join KidSport Team, Space Still Available for More Golfers!
Posted June 10, 2019
Thursday, June 20, KidSport Greater Vernon and the Vernon Golf & Country Club are hosting the inaugural KidSport Greater Vernon Annual Golf Tournament. When:   Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:00am Shotgun StartWhere:  Vernon Golf & Country Club Registration Information:             $185 - 18...
Paving
Posted June 5, 2019
Please be advised that the City will be performing construction works on 27 Street at the intersection of 32 Avenue on Saturday, June 15 and at the intersection of 30 Avenue on Friday, June 21.  In order to maintain site safety and reduce wait times the majority of works will be done at nighttime...
Climate Action
Posted June 4, 2019
The City of Vernon’s Climate Action Advisory Committee is sponsoring a public show of youth’s vision and climate solution ideas on World Environment Day. Join the City and the Committee at the Village Green Mall at 4:00 PM on June 5, 2019 to celebrate the visions that local youth have for Vernon’s...
Posted June 3, 2019
The City of Vernon will be closing 34A Street and 24 Avenue on Wednesday June 5, 2019 from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm to install a new water and storm service to 3406 24 Ave.  There will be “local only” access between 34 Street and 39 Street and along 34A Street. Detours will be in place with traffic...
Town Hall Meeting
Posted May 29, 2019
Vernon City Council has solicited the services of CTQ Consulting Ltd., to facilitate a public Town Hall Meeting.   The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Recreation Centre - Auditorium. Vernon Council at its meeting of May 13, 2019, directed Administration to...
weed control program
Posted May 28, 2019
City of Vernon contractors will be starting the spring weed program to control weeds and grasses that may impair traffic visibility, damage road asphalt surfaces and cause safety issues for pedestrians and cyclists. Weeds are controlled with mechanical trimming that includes roadside tractor mowing...
Sky (Chinese) Lanterns Prohibited in Vernon
Posted May 27, 2019
Fire Rescue Services would like to remind the public that the use of sky lanterns in the City of Vernon is prohibited. Sky lanterns are an uncontrollable fire hazard. Once lit they can travel over 2km. They have been responsible for large fires in both urban and wildland settings. “The risk posed...
Traffic Control
Posted May 24, 2019
The City of Vernon will be installing underground utility services on Wednesday, May 29th from 5:30 am to 4:00 pm and on Thursday, May 30 from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.  There will be minor traffic disruptions during this time.  Traffic control personnel will be on site to guide motorist through.  No...
Commuter Challenge
Posted May 24, 2019
The City of Vernon is challenging all Vernon residents and workplaces to join the Commuter Challenge from June 2 – 8. The Commuter Challenge is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces that encourages participants to explore sustainable transportation options. Just sign up and...

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