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 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 zon.. Read more

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 sta.. Read more

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 Pa.. Read more

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 cu.. Read more

Contra Costa Local Government Leadership Academy
Congratulations to Moraga Police Lieutenant Brian South, who recently completed the Contra Costa Local Government Leadership Academy. This program, which brings together managers from local agenci.. Read more

Recent Town Council Actions on July 12, 2017
CONTRA COSTA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY APPOINTMENT Town Council interviewed and appointed Larry Rosenberg to represent the Town of Moraga on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s (CCTA) .. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - July 27, 2017
The Canyon Road Bridge continues to be closed to all traffic so please use alternate routes. The Town will continue to keep the public informed with updates posted on the Town’s Canyon Road Brid.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Repair Update - July 27, 2017
The Town’s contractor, McGuire and Hester (MH), began mobilizing equipment, material and setting up security fencing around the project site on Monday, July 17, to repair an approximately 130-fo.. Read more

Town Manager to Address Declaration of Fiscal Emergency
As part of adopting the Town’s balanced budget this year, a Fiscal Emergency was declared (/dept/adminsvc/Fiscal-Emergency-2017)to achieve two goals: 1) To alert the Moraga community of the imme.. Read more

Council Declares July 2017 as Parks and Recreation Month
The Town Council proclaimed July as Parks Make Life Better month. This proclamation honors and recognizes the many benefits the Town’s parks provide to all. The Parks and Recreation Department h.. Read more

Moraga Sinkhole Repair Update - July 13, 2017
The Town’s contractor, McGuire and Hester (MH), is tentatively scheduled to begin mobilization during the week of July 17 to repair an approximately 130-foot long section of the 96-inch diameter.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - July 13, 2017
The Canyon Road Bridge continues to be closed to all traffic so please use alternate routes. The Town will continue to keep the public informed with updates posted on Town’s Canyon Road Bridge w.. Read more

All-Access Playground Site Improvements Approved
Town Council approved a construction contract for site and walkway improvements for Lamorinda’s first All-Access Playground in the Moraga Commons Park. Construction is scheduled to start late Ju.. Read more

Town Council Considers a Poet Laureate
Town Council considered the merits of amending the current Art in Public Spaces Committee Charter to include a Moraga-specific Poet Laureate, or joining the Lamorinda Arts Council Poet Laureate Progra.. Read more

FY2017/18 Operating and CIP Budgets Adopted by Council
After several public meetings to discuss the Town’s weakening fiscal condition, the Town Council adopted the FY 2017/18 budget, including $8.5 million for operations and $3.2 million for capital.. Read more

Proclamation Honoring Rescue One Foundation's 40th Anniversary
Dr. Gene Gottfried, Board President of the Rescue One Foundation, accepted a proclamation from the Council in honor of the Foundation’s 40th Anniversary. Since its inception in 1977, the Rescue .. Read more

Contra Costa County Elder Abuse Prevention Project
The purpose of the Elder Abuse Prevention Project is to bridge the gap in services addressing elder abuse in Contra Costa County. The Project is designed to provide direct services to seniors in a coo.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Reopening Update - June 29, 2017
The Canyon Road bridge is expected to reopen for traffic in late September or early October 2017. The bridge reopening is a very complex project requiring extensive environmental approval and permitti.. Read more

Sinkhole Repair Construction Approved (June 19, 2017)
On May 15, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration finally authorized the Town to move forward with the permanent repair construction phase of the Sinkhole by replacing the damaged 96-inch culvert ch.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Reopening Plans Underway (June 19, 2017)
The health and safety of Moragans and members of the public who utilize the Town’s streets, roadways, and public facilities is of the utmost priority to the Town. The Town Council received a det.. Read more