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.

Tree Removal and Landscape Plans at Campolindo High School
The Town has received a number of queries about the recent tree removal along the Campolindo High School frontage. The work is part of a larger project by the School District to re-landscape the schoo.. Read more

Livable Moraga Road Survey Results
The Town Council received and discussed the results of the recent Town-wide mail survey on options for the reconfiguration of Moraga Road between Donald and Corliss Drives, as part of the Livable Mora.. Read more

Moraga Businesses are Open for Business!
Many in Moraga have been inconvenienced by the sinkhole, but none as much as the businesses in the Rheem shopping areas. Detours through the two commercial centers have raised questions about business.. Read more

Library Restroom Remodel Project
The Town Council accepted the public restroom remodel project as complete. The facilities now meet current building codes and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. Enjoy the new drinking.. Read more

IRS Scam
Moraga citizens are once again being victimized by two scams: fraudulent tax returns being filed and scam telephone calls from fake IRS agents demanding money. If a fraudulent tax return has been fil.. Read more

Establishment of Community Court
The Town Council authorized an agreement with the District Attorney’s office to establish a Lamorinda Community Court. Community Court provides a voluntary non-criminal alternative for first off.. Read more

Street Light Annexation - Hardie Drive
Six property owners on Hardie Drive near Camino Ricardo petitioned to be annexed into the Town’s Street Lighting Assessment District. Annexation will allow the Town to install two street lights .. Read more

East Bay Regional Parks District Trail Section Closed
Due to a creek bank failure, the Lafayette-Moraga Trail is closed along a stretch of Laguna Creek that parallels Country Club Drive. The majority of the erosion is occurring just upstream from the Can.. Read more

Town Council Appoints Commission, Committee and Board Members
The Town Council recently interviewed candidates for various boards and commissions and have made the following appointments: Planning Commission – Kymberleigh Korpus, Ferenc Kovac, Christine Ku.. Read more

Fiscal Year 2016/17 Budget Update
Town staff continues to work on development of the FY 2016/17 budget with a focus on long-term fiscal sustainability. The original Town Council’s minimal government philosophy fixed property tax.. Read more

Moraga Police Surveillance Cameras
After receiving a report from Moraga Police Department (MPD) staff at the recent Town Council meeting on March 9, 2016, Town Council gave direction to MPD staff to seek bids for the purchase and insta.. Read more

Bollinger Valley EIR Consultant Contracts
The Town Council approved changes to contracts with two consulting firms to allow for completion of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the proposed Bollinger Valley development project. .. Read more

Development Impact Fee Update (2016 Nexus Study)
Town Council considered an update to the Town’s development impact fees, which are charged to new development to offset impacts on Town facilities and infrastructure including parks, public safe.. Read more

Marin Clean Energy Program
Town Council considered several actions taking steps towards the Town’s participation in a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program offered by Marin Clean Energy (MCE). CCAs are authorized by .. Read more

Letter of Opposition to Senate Bill 876 (LIU)
Town Council gave direction to send a letter (http://www.moraga.ca.us/council/meetings/2016/022416/Final%20Ltr%20of%20Moraga%20Opposition%20to%20SB%20876.pdf) opposing SB 876 (Liu)-Homelessness (http:.. Read more

Newest Addition to Public Works
KC Bowman joined the Public Works staff and the Town of Moraga employee team in February as an Assistant Engineer. KC is a graduate from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in civil engineering and.. Read more

Hetfield Estates Subdivision Map Extension
Town Council approved a 2 year extension of the Vesting Tentative Map for the Hetfield Estates Subdivision. The project, a 7-lot single-family residential development located off Hetfield Place was ap.. Read more

January Theft Statistics
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) compiled January 2016 theft statistics and found fewer thefts reported than in January 2015, with 3 thefts reported this year compared to 10 in 2015. Additionally, n.. Read more

Moraga Trails Map
The Park and Recreation Commission requested the Council to authorize up to $25,500 for a consultant to update and improve trail mapping for Moraga’s trails. After a lengthy discussion, the Coun.. Read more

Palos Colorados Processing Agreement
The Town Council approved an agreement with the developer of Palos Colorados, a residential development project for 123 single-family homes south of Sky Hy, for processing future grading authorization.. Read more