Town Of Moraga

Moraga Police Department Helps Fire Victims
Police officers in the Napa/Calistoga/St. Helena area contacted Moraga Police Department (MPD) Officers to help the Valley Fire victims in their communities. To answer the call, an email went out to all MPD members, Town Council and staff. The response was quick and generous with (click title for full story)
PG&E Electric Power Line Upgrade Continues Through October
PG&E has resumed work in Moraga this past week. Helicopters may be flying overhead throughout the month of October, as the utility continues to upgrade a major electric power line. During this time, traffic controllers will be providing direction near the work sites to ensure safety. In total, PG&E is upgrading (click title for full story)
Saint Mary's College Lighting Update
Improvements to Saint Mary’s College Intramural Field lights were completed last week, with final steps including directional adjustments and post-installation lighting measurements by the Town’s consultant. Staff will provide a report to Town Council at the October 14 meeting on (click title for full story)
Pear and Wine Festival Fun!
On Saturday, September 26, the Town celebrated the annual Pear & Wine Festival. With over 40 community booths, local artists and wine growers, live entertainment all day at the bandshell, and everyone’s favorite pear pies, this year’s festival was a crowd pleaser. The Lamorinda Arts Council presented nine local groups spanning from the Campolindo Jazz Band to the US Air Force Band of the West. Be sure to check out this event next year. (click title for full story)
Pavement Condition Index
The Town received a $16,800 Pavement Management Technical Assistance Program (P-TAP) grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to survey the pavement condition of all Town streets and provide an updated Pavement Management Report. This valuable data will be incorporated into the Town’s pavement asset management software (StreetSaver) which the Town uses as its decision-making tool to assist with (click title for full story)
Swearing in of New Police Officer
On Thursday, September 24, Angela Likos was publicly sworn in and introduced as MPD’s newest Officer, bringing MPD to full staffing. The ceremony was held in the Fireside Room at the Hacienda de las Flores and was attended by MPD Officers, Town staff, public officials, members of the public, and Angela’s immediate and extended family. The event was well received and provided an opportunity for everyone to welcome Angela into the Moraga community. (click title for full story)
Hillside and Ridgeline Project - Take Online Survey
Approximately 50 Moraga residents attended the September 17 Hillside and Ridgeline Options workshop at Saint Mary’s College, providing input on various policy approaches to clarifying and improving the Town’s hillside regulations. Those who were unable to attend the workshop can still participate via an (click title for full story)
Pear Orchard Facing Fire Blight Disease
Volunteers are once again needed to prune the Fire Blight-damaged branches from the old pear orchard adjacent to Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School. Despite vigorous pruning last year, the recent weather has helped the Fire Blight and the infection is threatening to kill this historic orchard. Volunteers will be pruning each Saturday in October, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, and should bring pruning tools. For more information, contact Bobbie Preston at 925-376-8474. (click title for full story)
Citizens' Referendum Update
Town Council certified the signatures verified by the County Elections Department for the referendum petition against Ordinance 252 which adopted zoning code amendments associated with the City Ventures Project on Moraga Way. After the property owners and developer (click title for full story)
Mosquito Vector Control Board of Trustee Volunteer
Interested in public health or science? Ready to give back to the community? Apply to become Moraga’s Trustee for the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District. Funded through tax dollars, the District offers free services and is governed by an appointed Board of Trustees. Meetings are held on the second Monday of every other month at the District office in Concord. (click title for full story)