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Covid-19 update
Posted November 12, 2020
The City of Vernon continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in British Columbia and follow the directives and guidance of health authorities, senior levels of government, and WorkSafe BC in its response to the local impacts of the global pandemic. Effective Monday, November 16, the City...
Utilities video
Posted November 12, 2020
The City of Vernon has released a new video to help answer commonly asked questions about quarterly residential utility bills in Vernon. The video provides an in-depth look at the information listed on the bill, how utility charges are calculated, and how residents can pay their bills through a...
Posted November 10, 2020
UPDATE (as of 10:15 a.m.): Vernon North Okanagan RCMP have confirmed that Commonage Road has been re-opened to two-way traffic. *** The second major snowfall of the season has led to road safety reminders in the North Okanagan and the temporary closure of a portion of Commonage Road. Vernon Fire...
Vernon Centennial Rink
Posted November 10, 2020
With the arrival of more snow in the North Okanagan, residents in Vernon are starting to think of winter activities and outdoor sports. As part of its regular maintenance schedule in August, the City of Vernon conducted an inspection on the Priest Valley Arena refrigeration plant, which services...
Kal Tire Place
Posted November 10, 2020
Recreation Services is excited to welcome indoor walkers back to Kal Tire Place starting Monday, November 16, 2020.  “Now that the weather has started to get colder and we’re seeing more snow and rain in the forecast, we know a lot of our community members are eager to get back to their indoor...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted November 10, 2020
During its Regular Meeting of November 9, City Council directed Administration to proceed with the process to withdraw the City of Vernon and Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) from the Inter-Municipal Fire Training Centre (FTC) Service.  The City has been a long-time partner within the FTC, along...
GFOA Award
Posted November 9, 2020
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is pleased to announce that the City of Vernon has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2020 budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the City. It reflects the commitment of management and staff to...
Remembrance Day
Posted November 6, 2020
On November 11, we pause to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served our great nation. We stand in solidarity to honour the sacrifices that have been made to secure our freedoms, our democracy, and the quality of life we enjoy today. We acknowledge the countless acts of bravery that...
Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect.
Posted November 5, 2020
Motorists driving down Alexis Park Drive may experience minor travel delays over the next couple days, as repairs are made along sections of the southbound lane. Starting tomorrow (Friday), contractors will begin road repairs between the 3000 and 3100 blocks, as well as the 4000 to 4200 blocks of...
Polson Park trail closed
Posted November 4, 2020
UPDATE (as of Nov 4 at 4:15pm):  The temporary closure of the Polson Park trail has been postponed until further notice. A major upgrade project to the Polson Park pedestrian and cycling trail is nearing completion. In order to finish the ramp access at the south end of the boardwalk, crews will...

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