A $7.5 million sports facility at Okanagan College has been given the green light by Greater Vernon voters.

A $7.5 million sports facility at Okanagan College has been given the green light by Greater Vernon voters.

Greater Vernon voters endorse sports facility borrowing

Plan easily wins but voter turnout was low during Saturday's referendum

Greater Vernon is moving ahead with a sports complex.

Of the ballots cast during Saturday’s referendum, 4,303  people supported borrowing up to $7.5 million over 20 years for a running track and sports fields next to Okanagan College. There were 3,917 no votes.

Out of a possible 45,095 voters, 8,220 participated in the referendum.

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