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.

Personal Safety
The recent robbery in Orinda is a stark reminder that each person must safeguard themselves. The best defense is to be aware of your surroundings at all times and trust your instincts. If you are bein.. Read more

All Access Playground Project
Town Council authorized $45,000 to conduct the necessary environmental and engineering work for a potential All Access Playground in the Moraga Commons Park. Moraga Rotary will continue their fundrais.. Read more

Moraga Road Resurfacing Project
In 2013, the Town secured a OneBayArea Grant (OBAG) Surface Transportation Program (STP) grant to resurface Moraga Road from St. Mary’s Road to Draeger Drive. The Public Works Department complet.. Read more

Ordinance Amending Stormwater Regulations
The Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (MRP 2.0) was re-issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board and became effective on January 1, 2016. To ensure full compliance with MRP 2.0, the Town C.. Read more

Bollinger Canyon Road Bump
Public Works has received inquiries about a bump on Bollinger Canyon Road near the intersection of St. Mary's Road. The bump is due to a concrete cap over an existing utility, and does not pose a safe.. Read more

"Bullying Prevention" and "Domestic Violence Awareness" Month
The Council presented a proclamation declaring October 2016 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month to a representative from STAND! For Families Free of Violence and urged all citizens to actively partic.. Read more

Cub Scouts Tour Town Council Chambers
The Council Chambers were filled with energy as the boys in Pack 505, Webelos/AOL Den, led by Bill Chapman, visited before the start of the September 28 Council meeting. The boys tested the Council ch.. Read more

Acceptance of Public Art Work
Town Council accepted seven public art sculptures to be placed at the Moraga Library and Town Council Chambers / Community Meeting Room. Three local artists have agreed to loan their artwork for publi.. Read more

Successful Hacienda Nights
Friday, September 9, was the last of the three Moraga Parks and Recreation’s Hacienda Nights, celebrating 100 years of the Hacienda de las Flores. The event was an all-ages gathering that contin.. Read more

Moraga School District Bond Measure Support
Town Council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the Moraga School District $33 million School Improvement Bond Measure, Measure V. If passed on November 8, the bond will fund necessary.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Landslide Repair and Repaving Schedule
In May, 2016, the Town approved hours for Rheem Boulevard repair work to occur Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, and from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays. The original schedule planned for th.. Read more

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