City of Vernon reminds residents to keep sidewalks clear

East Hill resident Linda Baerg clears her sidewalks Thursday morning following Wednesday’s snowfall.  - City of Vernon photo
East Hill resident Linda Baerg clears her sidewalks Thursday morning following Wednesday’s snowfall.
— image credit: City of Vernon photo

The City of Vernon is reminding residents that we all have a part to play in ensuring the safety of roads and sidewalks, particularly when winter weather creates icy conditions.

Shovel snow and remove ice from sidewalks and foot paths bordering your property.

If possible, please pile the snow on the boulevard or front yard areas to allow for snow storage along the curb line.

In areas where snow must be plowed into the road, please pile snow as close to the curb line as possible. Snow plowed into the travelled lanes of a road creates a hazard for motorists and increases snow removal costs for the city.

Remove vehicles from roadways following a snowfall until the road is plowed and sanded.

When driving, slow down for the conditions and stay well back from snow clearing equipment and never try and pass a plow truck.

For more information go to


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Caetanis the subject of paint-off
Students stage Glee-like musical
Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term
Machado brings magic of the rainforest to showcase
KVR Jazz band has strong showing at festival
B.C. BellyFest set to gyrate Gyro Park in Penticton
Choir reopens for holiday season
Okanagan artist showing in Coors Western Art Exhibition
Pro-D of contemporary craft artists

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.