Town Of Moraga

Summer Job Opportunities
The Parks and Recreation Department is currently recruiting seasonal part-time Recreation Leaders. Lead campers as they travel “Back to the Future” with themed weeks of time-travel programming. Positions include Recreation Leader I and Recreation Leader II (Camp Director). Working at Camp Hacienda, the Town-run summer camp, (click title for full story)
Tri Moraga for Fitness and Fun!
Moraga Triathlon – Saturday, April 25, Beginner or experienced triathletes can register for this great “sprint-distance” fitness event (click title for full story)
Study Session on Home-Based Winery Businesses
The Town Council discussed potential development of regulations or guidelines to address the operation of small wineries located in Moraga’s residential zones. The Council listened to feedback from residents, growers and local winemakers, and directed staff to continue to work closely with stakeholders to explore (click title for full story)
Study Session for Adventure Day Camp
The Town Council studied a request from Adventure Day Camp for a use permit fee waiver to establish a recreational facility at 1161 Larch Avenue, site of the former Moraga Tennis and Swim Club. They also considered a proposal to amend (click title for full story)
Park Dedication Funds for Council Chambers/Community Meeting Site
The Town Council supported an application for Contra Costa County Park Dedication funds in the amount of $80,900 for the park area in front of the future Council Chambers/Community Meeting Room on Rheem Boulevard. The design, as approved by the Design Review Board, features a (click title for full story)
Master Fee Schedule
The Town Council conducted a public hearing and approved updates to the Master Fee Schedule. The updates include a new fee to reflect the application process for the adopted historic preservation ordinance, updated fee structure for usage of the new electronic sign, and updates to hourly rates for public works services. The updated fees will go into effect on May 25. (click title for full story)
Town and Gown Breakfast
On March 19, Saint Mary’s College (SMC) President James Donahue rekindled a long tradition by hosting a Town and Gown breakfast meeting for selected SMC staff, Town Councilmembers, the Town Manager and Town staff, the Moraga School District Superintendent and a representative of the Moraga Chamber of Commerce. The meeting provided an (click title for full story)
Pavilion Turf Improvements
During April the Pavilion grounds at the Hacienda de las Flores will have new turf, irrigation, and drainage installed. The new turf will drain better, use less water, require less continuous maintenance and provide added protection against rodents. (click title for full story)
Moraga Beautiful - Saturday, April 18, 2015
Two opportunities for individual and group volunteers to beautify Moraga from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. At the Moraga Commons Park, please wear painting clothes and be ready to spruce up the Town’s beautiful park system. At Mulholland Open Space Preserve, meet at the open space gate on Donald Drive and be ready to remove weeds. (click title for full story)
Rheem Boulevard Reconstruction and Closure
On March 11, the Town Council was informed of an upcoming project to repair a portion of Rheem Boulevard, between Fay Hill Reservoir Road and Fernwood Drive, as a part of the Rancho Laguna II development. The repair work will require road closure for the entire construction period, anticipated to be (click title for full story)
Hillside and Ridgeline Project
Town Council provided direction on topics for discussion in the (click title for full story)
Low Cost Energy and Water Assessments
This summer, Moraga residents can receive a no-cost energy and water conservation service thanks to PG&E, the Town of Moraga, and EBMUD. Rising Sun Energy Center trains and employs local youth from ages 15 to 22 to become ‘Energy Specialists’ who serve their Town’s residents with (click title for full story)