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.

All- Access Playground Project Update
Work on the project is proceeding, but is currently behind schedule. The Town has encountered repeated delays on the project caused by the contractor. Staff has taken appropriate measures, and remains.. Read more

Goodwill Industries Presentation
A presentation was made to the Council by Jim Caponigro, the President and CEO of Goodwill Industries serving the Greater East Bay Community. The presentation outlined the mission of Goodwill Industri.. Read more

Ribbon Cutting at West Commons Park
On the sunny morning of September 23, over 30 people attended the ribbon cutting and soft opening of the new West Commons Park. Mayor Onoda, Vice Mayor Wykle, and Councilmembers Trotter and Korpus wer.. Read more

Moraga Town Council to Discuss Town Manager Executive Search Process
At the October 11, 2017 meeting, the Town Council will provide feedback to Bobbi Peckham, President of Peckham and McKenney, on the executive search process for the next Town Manager. The public is in.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Repair Update - September 29, 2017
The sinkhole repair is proceeding well with the new Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP) installed and encased with a slurry backfill. The contractor placed 17 segments of 8-foot diameter RCP in the trench,.. Read more

Town Response to San Francisco Chronicle Article
In response to an article titled “Town tapped out: Moraga’s fiscal crisis shocks, baffles residents,” published by the San Francisco Chronicle on September 15, 2017, a draft rebuttal.. Read more

Oversize Vehicle Ordinance
The Town Council continued the public hearing on an amendment of Moraga’s Municipal Code (MMC) sections regulating the parking of vehicles on public streets. The amendments update the MMC to add.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Update - September 29, 2017
Brian Coyle, Canyon School District Boardmember, filed a Complaint and Application for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and Preliminary Injunction (PI), seeking to prevent the Town from demolishing.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - September 15, 2017
The utility relocation phase is complete and demolition of the bridge will begin on Monday, September 18, with work hours Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from .. Read more

Storm Drain Funding (SB 231)
The Town is actively monitoring the progress of Senate Bill 231, Sewers/Storm Water. If this legislation is signed by the Governor, it would offer local communities additional tools to generate fundin.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Repair Update, September 15, 2017
Repair work is on schedule with all of the failed 96 inch corrugated metal pipe removed. Installation of the new reinforced concrete pipe is scheduled to begin Monday, September 18. Temporary construc.. Read more

New Owners at Moraga's 7-Eleven Store
Moraga’s venerable 7-Eleven store on Moraga Road has new owners, Fahad Iqbal, and his uncle and partner, Imran Lodhi. Fahad has worked for 7-Eleven for six years, most recently in Sonoma. Fahad&.. Read more

Moraga Town Manager Retirement - Update, September 18, 2017
My official date for retirement from service to the Town of Moraga will be Sunday, December 17, 2017. This date marks the 38th anniversary of the day I was hired as an original member of the Moraga Po.. Read more

Increased Employee Pension Cost-Sharing
The Town Council adopted an Ordinance to increase the amount Town employees contribute toward their CalPERS retirement. Employees agreed to pay an additional 1%, for a total of 3%, of the employer sha.. Read more

Bullying Prevention Proclamation
The Town Council presented a proclamation declaring October 2017 as Bullying Prevention Month to Wendell Baker, representing Moraga’s iKind Project, and encouraged all community members to parti.. Read more

Thank You for Enjoying Hacienda Nights!
Last Friday, September 8, the Parks and Recreation Department hosted the fifth and final Hacienda Nights event of 2017. Now in its second year, Hacienda Nights gives residents an opportunity to enjoy .. Read more

Town Manager Recruitment Process
With the pending retirement of Town Manager Robert Priebe, the Town Council authorized an agreement for executive search services with Peckham & McKenney to identify a new Town Manager. This firm .. Read more

Centralized Video Surveillance Project
The Town Council accepted a $60,000 donation from the Moraga Community Foundation (MCF) to be used to implement a centralized video surveillance program for the Town. MCF coordinated a fundraising cam.. Read more

Accessory Dwelling Units Ordinance
The Town Council reviewed an Ordinance revising and updating the Town’s regulations for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as “Secondary Living” or “In-Law” unit.. Read more

Moraga Welcomes New Postmaster
Manuel Valdez was sworn in as Postmaster at the Moraga Post Office on Center Street on September 1, 2017. Mayor Teresa Onoda was on hand to congratulate him and present him with a proclamation from th.. Read more