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.

Moraga Crime Down in 2016
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) reports overall crime in Moraga decreased 28.6% in 2016, primarily due to a drop in the reported number of property crimes. The following is a comparison of Moraga c.. Read more

Moraga Town Staff Appreciated by the Community
On February 7, Town staff attended a celebration of appreciation at the Hacienda de las Flores. The event was hosted by the Moraga Citizens Network (MCN) and included local citizens representing the M.. Read more

Mid-Year Budget Review
Town Council reviewed the status of the Town budget for the first half of the fiscal year (through December 31, 2016). Overall revenues and expenses are on target and minor adjustments to the General .. Read more

Firearms Safety
Firearms safety is a priority for our community and is a shared responsibility. Please insure that your firearms are safely stored in a locked container or with a gun lock and are not accessible to ch.. Read more

Augusta Drive Landslide Update
Town Council received a report on Town staff’s response to the March 2016 landslide below Augusta Drive, took comments from East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) representatives regarding .. Read more

Maintain your Storm Drain Facilities!
To ensure efficient water flow through the Town’s storm drain system, it is essential that property owners maintain storm drains, gutters, creeks and ditches that run through their properties an.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Update
(March 1, 2017) The winterization work on the 96-inch storm drain pipe under the sinkhole is still performing well. Periodic inspections of the pipe are made when conditions allow. The surface wor.. Read more

Town Manager Residency Ordinance
Town Council waived the first reading of an Ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the Moraga Municipal Code to delete a section which required the Town Manager to live in Town and modified another section w.. Read more

Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA) Update
Keith Katzman, the Town’s ACOA representative, reported on senior transportation issues in the community and recommended a new resource for seniors which can be accessed by calling 800-510-2020... Read more

Landscape Plans on Derby Lane Approved
The Town Council approved a Hillside Development Permit and Grading Permit for a project on Derby Lane, including construction of a swimming pool, retaining walls and patios on slopes more than 25 per.. Read more

Bollinger Valley Project Hearing Postponed
The January 30 Planning Commission public hearing scheduled for consideration of the Bollinger Valley Project and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled to a lat.. Read more

Dave Trotter Resigns as Mayor
On December 29, Mayor Dave Trotter fell on the stairs at the Town Offices, seriously injuring both knees. His injuries required surgery that was successfully performed, but now requires a lengthy reha.. Read more

New Mayor and Vice Mayor Elected (Again)
As a result of the resignation of Dave Trotter as Mayor, the Town Council elected a new Mayor at the January 11, 2017 regular Town Council meeting. Vice Mayor Teresa Onoda was elected as Mayor and the.. Read more

Moraga Commons Site Specific Plan
Town Council adopted the Moraga Commons Park Site Specific Master Plan. High priority projects for the park include Americans with Disabilities Act improvements, additional bocce ball courts, and a ne.. Read more

Bollinger Valley Project Final Environmental Impact Report
The Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) was released on January 6, 2017, for the Bollinger Valley project, a proposed residential development consisting of up to 126 detached single family homes .. Read more

Update on Focused Zoning Code Amendment
On January 9, the Planning Commission recommended approval of a set of focused amendments to the Town’s Zoning Ordinance (Title 8 of the Moraga Municipal Code), intended to improve the clarity a.. Read more

Draft Technical Study of Community Choice Energy
Town Council received a presentation from Contra Costa County staff regarding a Draft Technical Study of Community Choice Energy opportunities in the County. The study and an online survey are posted .. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Replacement Project
Town Council received a presentation from Contra Costa County staff regarding a Draft Technical Study of Community Choice Energy opportunities in the County. The study and an online survey are posted .. Read more

Biological Monitoring Services for Bella Vista Subdivision
Town Council adopted a resolution authorizing the extension of an existing professional services contract for Wood Biological Consulting, Inc. The contract extension allows for ongoing required biolog.. Read more

Storm Impact on Moraga
Public Works has been diligently responding around the clock to the storm-related damage throughout the Town. Crews have been and are continuing to remove landslide debris at 1) Moraga Road north of R.. Read more