Town Of Moraga

Contra Costa Local Government Leadership Academy
Congratulations to Moraga Police Lieutenant Brian South, who recently completed the Contra Costa Local Government Leadership Academy. (click title for full story)
Welcome Derek Farmer, Senior Planner
Derek Farmer is the new Senior Planner for the Town, filling a critical position that has been vacant since early 2017. He will assist in processing the large number of development applications currently in process, as well as with long range planning and policy development and environmental review. (click title for full story)
Welcome Mike Vickers, Interim Parks and Recreation Director
The Town is pleased to introduce Mike Vickers, Parks and Open Space Manager with the City of Walnut Creek, to the Moraga community. Mike will be providing part-time assistance to Moraga’s Parks and Recreation Department in the capacity of Interim Parks and Recreation Director. (click title for full story)
Declaration of Fiscal Emergency
A Special Town Council meeting was held on August 8 to discuss the Town’s Declaration of Fiscal Emergency. Prior to the meeting, the public was encouraged to submit written questions for staff to answer. (click title for full story)
Moraga Center Specific Plan Implementation Project Update
At a Study Session on August 9 the Town Council received an update on the status of the Moraga Center Specific Plan Implementation Project (MCSP-IP) which is focused on developing implementing zoning regulations for the adopted 2010 MCSP. (click title for full story)
Notice of Pesticide Application
On Monday, August 21, 2017 the Moraga Library at 1500 St. Mary's Road will be treated for the control of Field Roaches. (click title for full story)
Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Repair Update - August 14, 2017
The sinkhole and permanent storm drain repair work is progressing on schedule. Although the sinkhole was temporarily filled to stabilize the spaghetti bowl of utilities, the project is continuing with trench shoring installation to support the earth walls while the existing 96-inch damaged corrugated metal pipe is removed and replaced with reinforced concrete pipe to channel Laguna Creek. Thirty-six 48-inch diameter holes are currently being drilled on both sides of the pipe to a depth of 32 feet to install steel I-Beams which will support metal plates to serve as the trench shoring system. (click title for full story)
Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - August 14, 2017
Sprint’s relocation of fiber optic lines from below the Canyon Road Bridge is progressing slower than anticipated. Due to their horizontal directional drilling operation encountering granite rock on their first two failed attempts, the third was successful; however, the reopening schedule is now delayed to mid-November. Removal of the Sprint lines is critical to allow demolition of the existing bridge. (click title for full story)
Digital Activity Guide
Following Council direction to reduce costs, beginning in the fall of 2017, the Town will no longer print and mail Parks and Recreation Department Activity Guides to every home in Moraga. Classes, camps, activities and events will stay the same and a digital Activity Guide will be created and available (click title for full story)
Food Trucks at Hacienda Nights
There will be two more Hacienda Nights events at the Hacienda de las Flores on Friday, August 25, and Friday, September 8, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Families can enjoy food trucks, lawn games, and more! The events are hosted by the Moraga Parks and Recreation Department, and sponsored in part by the Hacienda Foundation of Moraga and the Moraga Park Foundation. (click title for full story)
Volunteers Needed!
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of the Boards, Commissions, and Committees that require citizen involvement and provide input and information to the Town Council. There is currently an opening on the (click title for full story)
County Connection Community Survey
County Connection, which provides local bus service, wants public input about important transportation issues. By participating in this short, five minute survey everyone can help shape the future of transit and transportation in Contra Costa County. (click title for full story)
American Red Cross Blood Drive - September 7, 2017
The Town of Moraga will be hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, September 7, at the Hacienda de las Flores, La Sala Building, 2100 Donald Drive, Moraga, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The American Red Cross made an appeal in July for blood products due to shortages. Blood products are being shipped to local hospitals without being replenished and the national inventory is at a critically low level this summer. (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)