Town Of Moraga

All-Access Playground Grand Opening Postponed
Due to this weekend's forecasted rain, the Rotary Club of Moraga's Grand Opening of the Lamorinda All-Access Playground, previously scheduled for Sunday, January 21 has been postponed. The new grand opening and dedication date will be announced soon as the Town looks forward to celebrating the completion of the project and the community involvement that made it a reality. (click title for full story)
Welcome Anne Maze, Finance Consultant
Anne Maze, who will be coordinating the Town’s critical financial service processes for an interim period, began working with the Town this week. Anne has been providing management consulting services since 2000, and municipal consulting services since 2006. She has expertise in a wide range of finance-related project areas including (click title for full story)
Moraga Storm Water Fee Measure
The Town’s recent Rheem Boulevard sinkhole experience has reaffirmed the need to maintain and improve the Town’s storm water infrastructure. The 2015 Storm Drain Master Plan (SDMP) indicated the cost to repair the Rheem Boulevard pipe would have been $1.7 million compared to the $3 million repair cost after failure. A new dedicated revenue source is necessary to repair the most critical storm drain pipes and establish an ongoing maintenance program as outlined in the SDMP. Town consultants (click title for full story)
Storm Preparedness
The Town of Moraga lies within the Moraga Creek Watershed, which includes three major creeks: Moraga Creek, Laguna Creek, and Rimer Creek. The creeks, drainage channels and storm drain systems are susceptible to flooding with the potential to cause property damage. Certain areas within the Town are designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as 100-year flood zones, which refers to a high risk area with a one percent chance of flooding in any given year. Although the Town cleans storm drainage systems within the public right-of-way, (click title for full story)
The Town Needs Your Help! Volunteer Now for Town Committees
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of its Boards, Committees, and Commissions. In 2018, there will be openings (click title for full story)
Accessory Dwelling Units Ordinance
The Town Council, on a split vote, introduced an ordinance replacing Chapter 8.124 of the Moraga Municipal Code regulating the development of Accessory Dwelling Units. These new regulations are necessary to comply with recent changes in State law and concern approval and development standards for Accessory Dwelling Units, including size, height, and location. (click title for full story)
Town Council Committee Appointments
Town Council nominated and appointed Councilmembers to serve on various Standing and Ad Hoc Committees and as Liaisons and Voting Delegates to other agencies and organizations and will confirm these appointments at the next Town Council meeting. (click title for full story)
Moraga Town Center Homes Street Light Annexation
As there was no majority protest, the Town Council ordered annexation of the Moraga Town Center Homes into the Town of Moraga Street Lighting Assessment District. (click title for full story)
Condolence Letter on the Passing of Brother Dominic Berardelli
Town Council sent a letter of condolence on the recent passing of Brother Dominic Berardelli from the Council to Dr. James Donahue, President, Saint Mary’s College, expressing their sadness at his passing and their appreciation for his legacy to Saint Mary’s College. Brother Dominic served the campus community for many years and focused on improving relationships between the Town and the college. Brother Dominic will truly be missed. (click title for full story)
Upcoming Parks and Recreation Events
TEDDY BEAR TEA - Saturday, February 3, 2018
Kids four to nine years old are invited to bring their parent and favorite teddy or stuffed friend to the Hacienda de las Flores for a day to remember. Enjoy a variety of teas and delectables while sharing quality time with friends. Children will be able to create a wonderful craft to take home and memorialize this special day.
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Homeless Point-in-Time Count
Each January, Contra Costa’s Homeless Continuum of Care conducts a comprehensive point-in-time count of families and individuals who are experiencing homelessness, including people sleeping in emergency shelters, transitional housing, cars, abandoned properties, or in other places not meant for human habitation. (click title for full story)