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.

Back to School Traffic Safety
The beginning of school brings increased traffic and congestion around local schools. Students are not always aware of the traffic around them and count on drivers to watch out for them. Please drive .. Read more

All Access Playground Project
Town Council approved the Moraga Commons Park, Option 2 location, which abuts the lower playground area closest to the St. Mary’s Road parking lot for the proposed new playground. Some redesign .. Read more

Rheem Center Survey
Town Council received a presentation (http://www.moraga.ca.us/council/meetings/2016/082416/4RheemSurveyResults.pdf) from the Moraga Chamber of Commerce on the results of a community preference sur.. Read more

Lower Rheem Boulevard Landslide Stabilization Project
The structural retention system construction is moving forward. With all 106 piers in place and the concrete grade beam cap partially complete, work on the installation of the tiebacks has begun, but .. Read more

Moraga Sinkhole "Winterization" Contingency Plan
Work began this week with the Town’s contractor setting up a water diversion system inside the 96-inch pipe, cutting out pieces of metal pipe that are sticking out, and concrete patching which w.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes Project (City Ventures) Appeal
On July 18, the Planning Commission voted 3-3 on a motion to approve the General Development Plan and Tentative Subdivision Map for the Moraga Town Center Homes project. The three votes in favor and t.. Read more

Slow Down Lamorinda!
The Slow Down Lamorinda campaign is continuing as Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda Police Departments are working to encourage drivers to slow down and drive safely to improve traffic safety and reduce ac.. Read more

Wayfinding Plan Sign Concepts and Gateway Signage
Town Council considered sign design concepts for the Town-wide wayfinding project and new gateway signage. The Council endorsed a wayfinding sign design (shown below left) which will be refined by the.. Read more

Second Quarter Update of Council Goals
Town Council reviewed and accepted the second quarter update of the Council Goals for 2016. During this quarter, the Community Preference Survey was completed; the FY 2016/17 Operating and Capital Imp.. Read more

Commercial Sign Fee Waiver During Sinkhole Repair
The Town will be waiving the usual fees associated with permits for temporary wall, banner and portable signs to help businesses stay visible and successful during projected road closures associated w.. Read more

Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
The Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2014/15 has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Of.. Read more

Public Safety on the 4th of July
The Town thanks everyone for making July 4th a safe and enjoyable day. The annual fireworks display was spectacular. Special thanks to those who heeded the Town’s request to curtail illegal fire.. Read more

Bollinger Canyon Road Culvert Repair Project
Town Council adopted an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Bollinger Canyon Road Culvert Repair project. The project consists of replacing a storm drain outfall that is undermini.. Read more

Slow Down Lamorinda!
Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda Police Departments are launching the Slow Down Lamorinda campaign this summer to address speed violations through enforcement and education, to improve traffic safety and .. Read more

Happy Campers at Family Campout!
The third annual Family Campout at Rancho Laguna Park was a huge success with over 150 residents of the Lamorinda area, ages 2 to 70+, attending this family event. A scavenger hunt, paper rockets, and.. Read more

Thank You Moraga for Raising $27,000 for Fireworks Fun
The 4th of July night sky lit up with Moraga’s annual fireworks display, which is the finale of a day filled with fun runs, pancake breakfast, dog and bike parades, old-fashioned games, magic sh.. Read more

Summer Day Camp Fun at the Hacienda
Kids looking to have fun this summer, without having to leave Moraga, need look no further. Camp Hacienda is a day camp for kids ages five through ten where weekly themes set the stage for a great var.. Read more

FY2016-17 Operating and CIP Budgets Approved by Council
The Town Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2016/17 budget, which defines the Town’s spending authority for the period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. It includes $8.1 million for operations and .. Read more

Livable Moraga Road - Four Lane Concept Endorsed
The Town Council voted 3-1 to endorse a corridor-wide design concept for the Livable Moraga Road street project between Campolindo Drive and St. Mary’s Road. The endorsed concept includes a modi.. Read more

Undergrounding of Overhear Utilities on Moraga Road (Corliss to Devin)
The Town Council awarded a construction contract to Tennyson Electric, Inc. for the Moraga Road Underground Utility Conversion Project for Phase 1A (Corliss Drive to Devin Drive). Construction is anti.. Read more