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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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