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MacKay Reservoir
Posted January 20, 2020
The City of Vernon is preparing for a change at the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre (VWRC) and its release of high quality reclaimed water following the treatment process. Presently, the VWRC receives and treats approximately 12.3 million litres of influent every day, which is mostly domestic and...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted January 17, 2020
Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) would like to advise the public of an overturned vehicle on Highway 97 south, approximately 1 km before the turn off to Predator Ridge. The vehicle left the road on January 12th and has since been wrapped with caution tape. Crews are waiting for safer road...
Snow shoveling
Posted January 10, 2020
Environment Canada has issued another Snowfall Warning for the North Okanagan, including Vernon and the surrounding area. According to the weather office, we could see up to another 10 to 20 cm by this evening.    More snow is expected this weekend, followed by very cold temperatures. As of this...
child care survey aside
Posted January 7, 2020
Greater Vernon Recreation Services is taking the next step in the development of a community child care space action plan and needs your help! You are invited to attend an information and consultation session on Tuesday, January 14th. Two sessions will be provided in order to accommodate daytime...
Protective Services logo
Posted January 6, 2020
PUBLIC NOTICE On October 28, 2019 the City adopted amendments to the Good Neighbour Bylaw #4980. The changes help clarify definitions and conduct general housekeeping for Part V: Property Maintenance. BACKGROUND Recurring issues have been reported by the Protective Services, Transportation and...
Posted December 31, 2019
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the North and Central Okanagan, with 20 to 30 cm of snow expected today. This morning’s heavy snowfall mixed with temperatures hovering around zero has led to icy road conditions in Vernon. With this, the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is encouraging...
active living centre survey
Posted December 17, 2019
Vernon City Council, the District of Coldstream Council and Area B & C Directors had their first look at preliminary design options for the proposed Active Living Centre during an ongoing feasibility study. Four initial designs and three revised options were presented to the elected officials...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted December 17, 2019
A small kitchen fire in an apartment Monday evening has led to a reminder to be cautious while cooking. On December 16th, Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to an apartment building in the 3500 block of 27th Avenue. Upon arrival, Firefighters found smoke in the building and determined it...
Vernon logo
Posted December 16, 2019
The City of Vernon and members of CUPE Local 626 have ratified a five year collective agreement for the period of January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2023. “Council would like to express appreciation for the hard work of both negotiating teams in concluding bargaining and in reaching this reasoned...
Pilot information
Posted December 13, 2019
Okanagan Lake was the scene of an imaginary plane crash on Thursday, that saw a cross-agency response from a number of local organizations and City staff members. The City of Vernon Airport hosted a table top emergency exercise that included collaboration with the RCMP, BC Ambulance Service, Vernon...

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