Town Of Moraga

Holiday Tree Lighting - Thursday, December 4, 2014
Join Santa and his Moraga Youth Involvement Committee helpers on Thursday, December 4, for cookies and hot cocoa in the Commons Park for the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Rossmoor Community Chorus will entertain at 6:30 pm with the tree lighting at 7:00 pm. Please (click title for full story)
Town Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Town Offices and the Hacienda de las Flores will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, November 27 through Sunday, November 30. The Town offices will re-open on Monday, December 1. All Town staff wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. (click title for full story)
Mayor Toasts Moraga's 40th Birthday and Celebrates "Then and Now"
On November 12, 2014, exactly 40 years after the Town of Moraga incorporated, Mayor Chew highlighted Moraga’s many ‘firsts’ in 2014, discussed the state of the Town, and gave a glimpse of changes (or lack of change) from the past to the present. At the (click title for full story)
Hacienda De Las Flores Conceptual Vision
At its November 18 meeting, the Town Council reviewed presentations from both the Hacienda Foundation and Moraga resident Joao Magalhaes. The vision for increased community use of the Hacienda de las Flores included creating (click title for full story)
Balanced Budget Policy
At its November 18 meeting, the Town Council adopted a structurally balanced budget policy recommended by the Audit and Finance Committee. The new policy provides parameters for adopting and maintaining a balanced budget where recurring revenues fully support recurring expenditures. The use of (click title for full story)
Award-Winning Pavement Program
On November 17, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) presented the Town of Moraga with the 2013 Best All Around Pavement Management Program award. MTC Programming and Allocations Director, Anne Richman, recognized the Town's pavement management team for their accomplishments with the (click title for full story)
Planning Commission Update
On November 17, the Planning Commission approved (on a 5 to 1 vote) the Conceptual Development Plan for the Moraga Town Center Homes subdivision, and made a recommendation to Town Council to approve the rezoning of the project site to a Planned Development (PD) district and amend the (click title for full story)
Hillside and Ridgeline Steering Committee Meeting
The Hillside and Ridgeline Steering Committee met on November 19 and recommended the Town Council move forward with the next steps to resolve key issues related to Moraga’s hillside and ridgeline regulations. The Steering Committee reviewed input received from the community workshops held earlier this year, as well as the final Background Report, and updated landslide hazard mapping. The Steering Committee recommended (click title for full story)
Livable Moraga Road Meeting
At the November 20 meeting, the Livable Moraga Road Town Advisory Committee (TAC) intends to finalize their recommendation to the Town Council for the overall corridor concept as well as short- and long-term configurations for Moraga Road Segment 3, between Donald Drive and Corliss Drive. The TAC, Planning Commission, Design Review Board and Park and Recreation Commission previously (click title for full story)
New Moraga Police Officer Sworn In
A reception to welcome and publicly swear in Edwin Navas, Moraga Police Department’s (MPD) newest officer, was held in the Hacienda de las Flores’s Fireside Room on Thursday, November 20, at 4 pm. The event was well attended and demonstrated the type of community support Officer Navas and the entire MPD enjoys and strives to maintain. Attendees had the opportunity to meet Officer Navas and his family while enjoying light refreshments in a relaxed setting. (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)
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)