Town Of Moraga

Moraga's 40th Birthday Celebration
Moraga residents joined staff for an evening of fun celebrating the date of the Town’s incorporation and The Mayor’s presentation of 2014’s accomplishments on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Saint Mary’s College Soda Center. (click title for full story)
PG&E Addresses Public Concerns Regarding Electromagnetic Fields
PG&E representatives Tom Guarino and Michael Herz attended the October 22 Council meeting to address residents’ concerns about the effects associated with Electromagnet Fields (EMFs) created by transmission lines, cell towers and phones, and electrical equipment. According to PG&E, (click title for full story)
Canyon Road Bridge Replacement Project
Moraga and Canyon residents, along with trail users and bicyclists, attended an informational community meeting on October 15 to learn about the Canyon Road Bridge Replacement project. Canyon Road, the southern gateway connection to the Town of Moraga facilitates an average daily traffic use of 6,000 vehicles. The bridge spans (click title for full story)
Americans with Disabilities Act Pathway at the Moraga Commons Park
At the October 22 meeting, the Town Council approved a Park and Recreation Commission recommendation to develop schematic designs for an Americans with Disabilities Act pathway that will provide improved access to the hillside Commons Park Bandshell viewing area. A not-to-exceed amount of $18,000 was approved for phase one of the pathway design. (click title for full story)
Livable Moraga Road Joint Commission Meeting Update
On October 21, the Planning Commission, Design Review Board and Park and Recreation Commission held a joint meeting to consider the recommendation of the Town Advisory Committee (TAC) for Livable Moraga Road (LMR). The TAC endorsed the overall corridor concept which includes a continuous multi-use path, sidewalks and bike lanes, and intersection improvements such as (click title for full story)
Saint Mary's College Rugby Team National Championship
The 2014 Saint Mary’s College (SMC) Men’s Rugby Team was honored by the Town Council for winning the Division 1A Collegiate National Championship against Life University on May 10, 2014. On their way to SMC’s first ever national rugby championship, the team beat both UC Berkeley and Brigham Young University during the regular season. Go Gaels! (click title for full story)
Striping for the Pavement Repair Project
Restriping of recently repaved street segments has begun. Temporary striping tape and reflective floppies are currently in place to help direct traffic until the permanent thermoplastic striping starts. Drivers may also notice thin white lines or "cat tracking" (pre-marking) to indicate (click title for full story)
November is California Safe Digging Month
Homeowners often make risky assumptions about whether or not they should have utility lines marked, but every digging job requires a call to 811 – even small projects like planting trees and shrubs. The depth of utility lines varies and there may be multiple utility lines in a common area. Hitting a utility line (click title for full story)
Climate Action Plan
On October 22 the Council accepted the Town’s Climate Action Plan (CAP), directing staff to annually review and recommend individual strategies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that could be implemented in the upcoming annual work plan and budget review. The CAP is (click title for full story)
Moraga Police Department Welcomes Officer Edwin Navas
On October 20, the Moraga Police Department (MPD) achieved full staffing with the addition of Officer Edwin Navas. Edwin was born in El Salvador and is fluent in Spanish. He lives in Antioch with his wife and two children. Edwin has begun (click title for full story)
Volunteer for the Park and Recreation Commission
The Park and Recreation Commission is currently seeking volunteers to fill one vacancy for a term expiring March of 2016. Commission meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at the Hacienda de las Flores. (click title for full story)
New Rental Rate at Fair Market Value for Moraga Country Club
Holes 9 through 18 of the Moraga Country Club’s (MCC) golf course are located on 60.68 acres of land leased to the MCC by the Town. The MCC provided the Town with full funding to purchase the land from the State of California in 1995 and has been paying the Town (click title for full story)