Town Of Moraga

Town of Moraga News

As news is pertinent to the community at large and available, we will post news items on this page.
To report a news item contact us. To see the archive of the Town of Moraga’s bi-weekly newsletter, About Town, visit the About Town Newsletter page.

Amendments to Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) Regulations
Town Council provided direction to staff to proceed with some focused updates to the Town’s regulations for distribution and cultivation of medical cannabis. The amendments would clarify restric.. Read more

Final "Slow Down Lamorinda" Results
The Slow Down Lamorinda summer campaign concluded at the end of August after officers issued citations for 248 violations in Moraga, Orinda and Lafayette. Special details of up to eight officers worke.. Read more

Harvest Court Park Named
The newest open space park in Town will have an official name when it is dedicated. Town Council approved the Park and Recreation Commission recommendation to name it “West Commons Park.” .. Read more

Landslide Update from EBMUD
East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD) continues to study and monitor the landslide that occurred near Moraga Creek (behind Augusta Drive) last winter. Prior to the rains, tarps will be replace.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes (City Ventures Project) Appeal
Town Council adopted, by a 3-2 vote, a resolution approving the General Development Plan and Vesting Tentative Map for the Moraga Town Center Homes project, granting City Ventures’ appeal of the.. Read more

Community Needs and Priorities Survey
Town Council received a report on the results of a Community Needs and Priorities Survey from Godbe Research. The survey, which included a representative sample of just over 400 Moraga voters, asked r.. Read more

Contra Costa Local Government Leadership Academy
The Town’s Senior Civil Engineer, Laurie Sucgang, graduated from this prestigious and intensive certificate program. The goals of the Leadership Academy are to create a cost-effective developmen.. Read more

HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)
The HERO program, one of the two providers of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing that were approved by the Town Council in March 2016, launched in Moraga this week. The HERO website now h.. Read more

Bollinger Canyon Slope Stabilization – UPDATE
Tomorrow, Thursday September 1, there will not be any one-hour road closures on Bollinger Canyon Road. The roadway will be open to traffic at all times. Our contractor was able to complete the rockfal.. Read more

Back to School Traffic Safety
The beginning of school brings increased traffic and congestion around local schools. Students are not always aware of the traffic around them and count on drivers to watch out for them. Please drive .. Read more

All Access Playground Project
Town Council approved the Moraga Commons Park, Option 2 location, which abuts the lower playground area closest to the St. Mary’s Road parking lot for the proposed new playground. Some redesign .. Read more

Rheem Center Survey
Town Council received a presentation ( from the Moraga Chamber of Commerce on the results of a community preference sur.. Read more

Lower Rheem Boulevard Landslide Stabilization Project
The structural retention system construction is moving forward. With all 106 piers in place and the concrete grade beam cap partially complete, work on the installation of the tiebacks has begun, but .. Read more

Moraga Sinkhole "Winterization" Contingency Plan
Work began this week with the Town’s contractor setting up a water diversion system inside the 96-inch pipe, cutting out pieces of metal pipe that are sticking out, and concrete patching which w.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes Project (City Ventures) Appeal
On July 18, the Planning Commission voted 3-3 on a motion to approve the General Development Plan and Tentative Subdivision Map for the Moraga Town Center Homes project. The three votes in favor and t.. Read more

Slow Down Lamorinda!
The Slow Down Lamorinda campaign is continuing as Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda Police Departments are working to encourage drivers to slow down and drive safely to improve traffic safety and reduce ac.. Read more

Wayfinding Plan Sign Concepts and Gateway Signage
Town Council considered sign design concepts for the Town-wide wayfinding project and new gateway signage. The Council endorsed a wayfinding sign design (shown below left) which will be refined by the.. Read more

Second Quarter Update of Council Goals
Town Council reviewed and accepted the second quarter update of the Council Goals for 2016. During this quarter, the Community Preference Survey was completed; the FY 2016/17 Operating and Capital Imp.. Read more

Commercial Sign Fee Waiver During Sinkhole Repair
The Town will be waiving the usual fees associated with permits for temporary wall, banner and portable signs to help businesses stay visible and successful during projected road closures associated w.. Read more

Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
The Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2014/15 has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Of.. Read more