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Vernon Winter Carnival
Posted February 1, 2021
The City of Vernon would like to remind the public of a temporary closure of Polson Park, while the Winter Carnival Drive Thru Ice Park takes place. Between February 5 – 14, Polson Park will be closed to the public between 9am and 9pm daily. The restricted park access is necessary to comply with...
32 Street water main break
Posted January 31, 2021
The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that utility crews are repairing a water main break that has occurred in the 1600 block of 32nd Street (HWY 97), south of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Water service has been interrupted for approximately 20 properties in the area. Water service...
City of Vernon
Posted January 28, 2021
At its Regular Meeting of January 25, 2021, City Council directed Administration to take a new step in managing non-migratory Canada Geese within Vernon City limits. Since 1995, Vernon has been a member of a regional partnership known as the Okanagan Valley Goose Management Program (OVGMP). Through...
Garbage collection
Posted January 28, 2021
The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that the City’s residential waste collection contractor has suspended service for the remainder of today (January 28), due to winter storm conditions. Any residences that have experienced missed pickups today are asked to place their garbage...
43rd Street water main break
Posted January 27, 2021
The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that utility crews are repairing a water main break that has occurred in the 1900 block of 43rd Street. Water service has been interrupted for approximately 15 properties in the area. Crews anticipate the repairs will take 3-4 hours to complete....
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted January 26, 2021
Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to a structure fire in a residential area Tuesday evening. At approximately 5:00 p.m., firefighters received reports that flames could be seen coming from a house in the 4500 block of Valleyview Place. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fully-involved...
Propane fire pit
Posted January 26, 2021
At its Regular Meeting of January 25, 2021, Council adopted a bylaw to allow propane fire pits in Polson Park until April 5, 2021. The pilot will allow residents to use a propane fire pit within the designated area of Polson Park, inside the oval (see map below). "This pilot project will help...
Water main break
Posted January 26, 2021
The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that utility crews are repairing a water main break that has occurred on 34th Street, between 42nd and 43rd Avenues. Water service has been interrupted for approximately 20 properties in the area. Crews anticipate the repairs will take 2-3 hours...
Kevin Poole
Posted January 25, 2021
The City of Vernon is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Poole as Director of Community Safety, Lands, and Administration. The position fills the vacancy left by former Director of Corporate Services, Patti Bridal, who has retired. Mr. Poole is the current Manager of Economic Development...
Silver Star Road detour
Posted January 25, 2021
UPDATE as of January 28, 2021:  Due to unforeseen circumstances, the temporary detour for southbound traffic on Silver Star Road will be extended for one more day, until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, as crews continue the necessary hydro vac work in the area. The City appreciates everyone's patience as this...

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