Open house will provide information on Vernon capital projects

$17-million worth of work

The City of Vernon plans on spending $17 million of your money and they want to tell you all about.

The city will be holding an open house Feb. 12 from 5-7 p.m. at the Schubert Centre to discuss 30 projects planned for 2020.

The projects include building, drainage, major construction, organizational capacity, parks, wastewater and transportation projects.

Several topics will be featured at the open house including:

  • priority drainage improvements for the BX crossing at 42 Avenue
  • rehabilitation of 32 Avenue between 33 Street and 35 Street
  • upgrades on Pleasant Valley Road near 48 Avenue
  • upgrades to the existing Okanagan Landing Road sewer force main from Tronson Road to the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre

The open house will also include parks projects and details of the final phase of improvements on 30 Street and 29 Street.

Residents and business owners are encouraged to attend the open house to learn about several community improvements at one time and speak with project teams to review designs and ask questions.

For those residents or business owners who are interested but are unable to attend, they can go online or call the infrastructure management department at 250-550-3634 for more information.

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