Town Of Moraga

Upcoming Road Openings and Closures in the Town of Moraga
The Town of Moraga will be reopening Rheem Boulevard between Moraga Road and St. Mary's Road by the end of the month, and closing Moraga Road between Corliss Drive and St. Mary's Road on the first Saturdays in April. For the complete details and dates, please (click title for full story)
Leisure Sport Triathlon - Saturday, May 27, 2017
Introducing the inaugural Moraga Leisure Sport Triathlon on Saturday, May 27, 2017; a fun alternative to the traditional triathlon! Teams of four will participate and compete in Bocce Ball, Cornhole, and Disc Golf. The event starts at 11:00 am, with teams rotating between the three activities throughout the day and ending around 3:00 pm. Participants will (click title for full story)
Proclamation Honoring Red Cross Month
Town Council proclaimed March as Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross responds to disasters providing shelter, food, and emotional support to those affected; collects nearly 40% of the nation’s blood supply; provides 24-hour support to military members, veterans and their families; and teaches lifesaving skills such as CPR to millions. Ken Tom, a long-time Red Cross volunteer, received the proclamation. (click title for full story)
Outgoing Committee Members Honored by Council
Town Council presented Certificates of Appreciation to outgoing volunteers of the Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee, Angela Seitz – 4 years, and the Design Review Board, Ramona Escano-Thompson – 6 years and Karl Davis – 1 year. The success of the Town is largely due to those who volunteer their time and energy toward making Moraga a better place to live, work and play. (click title for full story)
Moraga Youth Involvement Committee Pizza Fundraiser
Please support the Moraga Youth Involvement Committee (MYIC) from Sunday, March 19 to Saturday, March 25 by Dining out at the (click title for full story)
Lamorinda Partnership Accepts 2017 Project of the Year Award
The Northern California chapter of the American Public Works Association honored Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda with the “Project of the Year” award in the Transportation category for Small Cities/Rural Communities for the “Lamorinda Paving Partnership.” For the first time, the three cities worked together combining pavement projects to bid out which reduced administrative costs, lowered bid prices due to increased quantities and leveraged limited funds. All three cities were committed (click title for full story)
Town Council Adopted Goals for 2017
The Town Council formally adopted (click title for full story)
Augusta Drive Landslide Update
Council discussed and accepted the Town Manager’s (click title for full story)
Dangerous Crosswalk Violations
A pedestrian was recently struck and injured by a vehicle in a crosswalk on Moraga Road. Town Council also heard complaints about drivers not obeying the direction of school crossing guards and descriptions of near-miss collisions and safety violations. As a reminder, all drivers are required to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and to obey the direction of official crossing guards, who are there to protect children. Moraga Police will be focusing their enforcement efforts on these violations throughout Town and especially near schools. Please call MPD with any questions at 925-888-7049. (click title for full story)
Firearms Safety
Firearms safety is everyone’s responsibility. All firearms should be safely stored in locked containers or with gun locks and should not be accessible to children. Children should be taught not to touch and to notify adults if they see an unattended firearm. The Moraga Police Department (MPD) offers free gun locks, available from any officer or at MPD’s front counter. MPD will also dispose of any unwanted firearms at no charge. Call MPD at 925-888-7055 for more information. (click title for full story)
Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee Annual Report
Based upon a review of 84% of Measure K receipts, the Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee’s FY 2015/16 Annual Report to the Town 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. As a result of work funded by the additional tax, the Town’s Pavement Condition Index has increased from 49 to 70. (click title for full story)
Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee Volunteers Needed
The Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee reviews audits and tracks the performance of the paving programs and services to prepare an annual independent report for the Council regarding the use of Measure K funds. The Town is currently recruiting candidates to serve two-year terms on the Committee. Candidates with expertise in (click title for full story)