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Gearing Up for Bike to Work and School Week
Posted May 21, 2019
The City of Vernon is gearing up for Bike to Work and School Week, our community-wide celebration that encourages Vernon residents to saddle up, swapping out vehicles for bikes for a week. Bike to Work and School Week runs from May 27 – June 2. Many people own bicycles but have not considered using...
RECREATIONAL CANNABIS IN VERNON
Posted May 17, 2019
Canada has legalized recreational cannabis and it is important to know the responsibilities of the various levels of government. The federal, provincial and territorial governments share responsibility for overseeing the new system. Municipalities also have an important role to play. Federal...
Sani Dump RV
Posted May 16, 2019
The temporary Recreation Vehicle Sani-Dump, located in the 3800 Block of 31 Street, is now open to the public. Users are advised that they must access the site from the southern entrance. The temporary relocation of the facility was necessary to accommodate the construction of the 30th Street Road...
Paving
Posted May 16, 2019
Please be advised that the city will be repairing 27 St between 32 Ave and Hwy 6 starting May 21, 2019. The base repairs before repaving are necessary to increase the life span of the road. Repairs are expected to take approximately five weeks to complete. Repaving is scheduled for the end of...
Posted May 15, 2019
Each year the City offers a $20 voucher towards the purchase of a tree at Swan Lake Nursery, to be planted on private residential property. This year the City has expanded the information in the tree guide, is providing a planting guide and is collecting pictures of the trees in their new locations...
DND Field
Posted May 10, 2019
The City of Vernon will be addressing some recent irrigation issues at DND sports fields next week. The main water line will be shut off starting Monday May 13th and is rescheduled to start on May 15th. The park will remain open for sports activities however the park washrooms will be closed. There...
Posted May 7, 2019
The road throughout Polson Park will be closed Tuesday May 7 from 7am to 3pm. The City of Vernon will be performing regular maintenance and overlaying some portions of the asphalt roadway and a portion of the walkway leading from Hwy 97 to the center of the park. The park will remain open for the...
Public Washrooms
Posted May 2, 2019
The Downtown Public Washroom, located in the 3000 Block of 31 Avenue will be closed immediately for repairs resulting from recent vandalism. It is expected that the facility will re-open for public use on May 15, 2019. The building has been a frequent target of vandalism over the years and that has...
Sani Dump RV
Posted May 2, 2019
Work has begun on relocating the existing RV Sani-dump station presently located east of the Visitor Centre. The new temporary RV Sani-dump station will be located to the west of the Visitor Centre and will be accessed off of 31 Street in 3700 Block. The new temporary facility will be operational...
Road update
Posted May 1, 2019
Construction along 48th Avenue (29th Street to HWY 97) continues as part of the City’s investment in the infrastructure and active transportation, which helps make Vernon a great place to live. The project includes a new drainage culvert, road improvements and multi-use pathway on the north side of...

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