Town Of Moraga

Moraga Library Designated a Temporary Cooling Center
A reminder that the Moraga Library has been designated a temporary cooling center on days of extreme heat (during normal open hours). Residents who are in distress due to high heat, and in need of transportation, should call the Moraga Police Department at 925-284-5010 and an officer will respond. (click title for full story)
Canyon Road Bridge Reopening Plans Underway
The health and safety of Moragans and members of the public who utilize the Town’s streets, roadways, and public facilities is of the utmost priority to the Town. The Town Council received a detailed presentation on the alternatives for reopening Canyon Road Bridge and directed staff to proceed with the recommended alternative to install a temporary emergency one-lane bridge with southern abutment protections from the landslide that caused the damage. (click title for full story)
Sinkhole Repair Construction Approved
On May 15, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration finally authorized the Town to move forward with the permanent repair construction phase of the Sinkhole by replacing the damaged 96-inch culvert channeling Laguna Creek and restoring the roadway intersection. After the Public Works Department completed the bidding process for the Sinkhole Repair on Rheem Boulevard at Center Street project, Town Council received a presentation on the process and awarded a construction contract to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, McGuire and Hester, to proceed with construction. (click title for full story)
Coffee With a Cop - June 28, 2017
Join Moraga Police Department (MPD) personnel for the next "Coffee with a Cop" on Wednesday, June 28, beginning at 6:00 pm at Starbucks, 500 Moraga Road. Please join Moraga Police Officers for coffee and informal conversation. Please mark your calendars! Call MPD at 925-888-7052 for more information. (click title for full story)
4th of July Fundraising
Continue the tradition and help raise $29,000 for the annual July 4th community fireworks! Please contribute to the Buy-A-Rocket fund to help continue this event. (click title for full story)
Summer Concert Series
Join friends and neighbors for evenings of free family fun at the Commons Park. The Summer Concerts, presented by the Moraga Park Foundation, are 6:30 to 8:30 pm, with the concession stand opening at 6:00 pm for dinner. (click title for full story)
Local Hazard Mitigation Plan - Community Input Needed!
Contra Costa County is in the process of updating the Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP), which serves as a coordinating document to help more than three dozen local agencies, including the Town of Moraga, reduce their risks from potential events such as earthquakes, floods, wildfires and extreme heat. (click title for full story)
Sign Up Early for Family Campout
On Saturday, July 22, enjoy a suburban overnight family camping experience at Rancho Laguna Park with family games, crafts for kids, and a campfire under the stars. Families should bring camping equipment including a tent and sleeping bags, chairs, flashlights, snacks, a change of clothes and personal items. (click title for full story)
Fundraising for Surveillance Cameras
The Moraga Community Foundation (MCF), in conjunction with a group of residents, has begun a $60,000 fundraising effort for a Community Watch Program, which includes the purchase and installation of cameras at five strategic locations at high traffic entrances to the Town. (click title for full story)
Rubberized Pavement Grant Award
The Town was awarded a grant of $54,000 by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to use rubberized asphalt derived from waste tires generated in California and decrease the adverse environmental impacts created by unlawful disposal and stockpiling of waste tires. (click title for full story)
Summer Safety
Summer has arrived and will be in full force as temperatures remain high this week. Remember that temperatures in parked cars rise even higher and can be deadly for children and pets who are left in cars, even for a short time. (click title for full story)
Town Employee Agreements Approved
The Council approved employee agreements, including compensation and benefits, for all employee groups. Agreements are effective from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019. Included in the agreements are cost-of-living increases each year and employees agreeing to pay a higher percentage of retirement costs each year. (click title for full story)
FY 2017/18 Operating and Capital Improvement Program Budgets
The Town Council reviewed the preliminary FY 2017/18 operating budget and capital program. The $8.5 million operating budget is balanced with a small anticipated annual surplus (approximately $58,000) and the capital improvement program is $3.2 million. The budget was formed by Town Council goals, community priorities, and citizen input. (click title for full story)
Volunteer Needed for CCTA Citizens Advisory Committee
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of its Boards, Committees, and Commissions. In 2017, there is one vacancy on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee. (click title for full story)