Town Of Moraga

Mayors Welcome and Volunteer Appreciation Event
Thanks to all who attended the Mayor’s Welcome and Volunteer Appreciation event on Tuesday, February 10. The Moraga Country Club hosted and provided delicious food and wine for all attendees. Mayor Wykle provided highlights of Town accomplishments in 2014 and shared Town goals for 2015. The evening (click title for full story)
Moraga Staff Appreciated for a "Can Do" Spirit
Unlike all the other ‘average’ communities in the country, Moraga, being ‘exceptional’ in every way, outdid itself once again. Service groups, nonprofits, the Chamber of Commerce and many others under the leadership of the Moraga Citizens Network, volunteered to host a heartfelt and elegant lunch for all staff. Every volunteer (click title for full story)
Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee
The Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee, tasked with reviewing the use of Measure K funds, met on February 12 to finalize their annual independent report to the Town Council. The finalized report will be presented to the Council for acceptance in March. The report is available (click title for full story)
Hacienda De las Flores Available for Special Events
The Hacienda is Moraga’s beautiful community center and local venue for any type of special events; weddings, birthdays, reunions, showers, anniversaries, retirements, corporate events and more. Tranquil and secluded, with landscaped grounds and lawns bordering a central patio and fountain, this historic estate is perfect for any celebration. (click title for full story)
Moraga Library Restroom Project
Town Council authorized funding for an ADA compliant remodel of the Moraga Library public restrooms. Staff will continue to develop bid documents for the project and select a qualified contractor. An October/November construction timeframe is anticipated. (click title for full story)
Chickens (Small Farm Animals) Ordinance to Be Developed
Town Council gave direction for staff to develop new regulations that would make it easier for Moraga residents to keep chickens and other small livestock. Many local communities have adopted similar regulations that allow raising small food-producing animals and provide rules to avoid negative impacts like noise and odors. Staff expects to work on the ordinance later this year. (click title for full story)
Historic Preservation Ordinance
Town Council adopted a Historic Preservation Ordinance that provides a process to nominate and designate historic landmarks in Moraga, based on certain criteria for historic significance. On a split vote, the Council decided owner consent for designation will not be required. In addition to (click title for full story)
New Hacienda De Las Flores Hoours
Town Council approved a recommendation from the Park and Recreation Commission, extending the Hacienda de las Flores hours of operation on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings to 10:00 pm. The new hours will be effective immediately. (click title for full story)
Moraga Town Center Homes Project Appeal Hearing Continued
n January 28, the Town Council considered an appeal of the Planning Commission’s approval of the 36-unit Moraga Town Center Homes project on Moraga Way. The Council heard comments from the community and discussed issues including (click title for full story)
Two Study Sessions Continue
Due to the lengthy agenda, the Town Council continued two items originally scheduled for January 28 as follows: (click title for full story)