Town Of Moraga

Welcome Breyana Brandt - Parks and Recreation Director
The Town of Moraga’s new Parks and Recreation Director, Breyana Brandt, begins work on Monday, March 19. Breyana has 20 years’ experience developing youth programs, managing parks and facilities, and providing social services. Breyana enjoys working with the community and has produced large-scale public events as well as staffed multiple commissions. She recently completed an Arts Master Plan for the (click title for full story)
West Commons Park Volunteer Cleanup Postponed
The West Commons Park volunteer cleanup on March 24 and 31 has been postponed. New dates and times for the event will be scheduled in the near future. Contact Moraga Parks and Recreation Department at 925-888-7045 for more information. (click title for full story)
Egg Hunt - Saturday, March 24
Hop on over to the Moraga Commons Park, rain or shine, for the annual Spring Egg Hunt Saturday, March 24, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Children eight and under can participate in an old-fashioned egg hunt, play games, and enjoy face painting, crafts, bounce houses and more. Each child should bring a basket for collecting eggs and parents are encouraged to arrive with camera in hand for photo opportunities with the Bunny. (click title for full story)
Walk and Talk Town Hall - Saturday, March 24, 2018
You are invited to a Walk & Talk Town Hall with Assemblywoman Catharine Baker on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Enjoy a walk on a local trail at Carr Ranch and get the latest updates on state legislation. Meet at Rancho Laguna Park, 2101 Camino Pablo, Moraga. Please RSVP to or call 925-358-1515. (click title for full story)
American Red Cross Blood Drive - Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Please help save a life and make a donation! The Town of Moraga is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, April 11, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the Hacienda de las Flores, La Sala Building, 2100 Donald Drive, Moraga. Schedule an appointment at (click title for full story)
Hillside and Ridgeline Ordinance Scheduled - Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The Town Council will consider introducing an ordinance amending Hillside and Ridgeline regulations on Wednesday, April 11, at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers. The regulations include amendments to the General Plan, Municipal Code, MOSO Guidelines and Design Guidelines. These regulations have been developed through an extensive community process initiated in 2014, were recommended (click title for full story)
Summer Recreation Leaders Needed
The Parks and Recreation Department is currently recruiting part-time employees to work at Moraga Day Camp (formerly Camp Hacienda), the Town-run summer day camp. Positions include Recreation Leader I and Recreation Leader II. Leaders will engage campers with songs, games, crafts, and more! (click title for full story)
Volunteer Now for Town Committees
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of its Boards, Committees, and Commissions. In 2018, there are still openings on the (click title for full story)
Stormwater Fee Ordinance Update
Town Council conducted a Public Hearing, did not receive a majority protest to halt the Proposition 218 property-related stormwater fee process, and directed the Town Clerk to mail out ballots to all affected property owners for their one vote per parcel. Additionally, the proposed ordinance to regulate the stormwater fee, if approved by the property owners, was introduced to Town Council. (click title for full story)
Firearms Storage Ordinance Adopted
Town Council adopted an Ordinance on March 14, 2018 requiring all firearms to be securely stored in residences. Councilmembers expressed concern for the safety of children in our community in adopting the ordinance. They also directed that educational efforts be continued and expanded to ensure firearms safety information is available for families. (click title for full story)
Rheem Theatre Memorandum of Understanding
The Town Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mahesh Puri, the owner of the Rheem Theatre building. The goals of the MOU include establishing a path for the preservation of the historic Rheem Theatre in recognition of its significance to the community. The MOU includes the re-leasing of the theatre at a lower cost, submission of an application for development of 48 residential units adjacent to the theatre and an expedited review of the project by the Town. The Town is not required to approve the project. However, if the project is approved by the Town, Mr. Puri has agreed to sell the Rheem Theatre to the Moraga Community Foundation for not more than $150,000 in a private transaction. (click title for full story)
New Public Artwork
Town Council accepted (click title for full story)
Contra Costa County Cannabis Update
The Town Council heard a presentation from Supervisor Candace Andersen and County staff regarding proposed County regulations to allow cultivation and commercial sales of cannabis in unincorporated areas of the County. The County is also considering placing a cannabis tax on the ballot. Councilmembers expressed concern about this, with a majority being opposed to cannabis activities in unincorporated areas around Moraga. (click title for full story)
More Town Council Actions on March 14, 2018
Based upon a review of 90% of Measure K receipts, the Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee’s FY 2016/17 Annual Report affirmed that Measure K funds were properly tracked, reported and monitored, and that expenditures were consistent with, and in support of, Measure K goals. Measure K, a local one-cent Transaction and Use Tax (sales tax) dedicated for street improvements and repairs, was approved by voters in 2012.
(click title for full story)
Central San “Citizens Academy” – March 27 to May 1
Curious where water goes after it goes down the drain? The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District’s six-week “Citizens Academy” will provide a behind-the-scenes look at one of the community’s core services, the wastewater industry. This FREE academy will be held on Tuesdays from March 27 to May 1, beginning at 6:00 pm and will include a facilities tour. (click title for full story)