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.

Town Manager Residency Ordinance
Town Council waived the first reading of an Ordinance amending Chapter 2 of the Moraga Municipal Code to delete a section which required the Town Manager to live in Town and modified another section w.. Read more

Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA) Update
Keith Katzman, the Town’s ACOA representative, reported on senior transportation issues in the community and recommended a new resource for seniors which can be accessed by calling 800-510-2020... Read more

Landscape Plans on Derby Lane Approved
The Town Council approved a Hillside Development Permit and Grading Permit for a project on Derby Lane, including construction of a swimming pool, retaining walls and patios on slopes more than 25 per.. Read more

Bollinger Valley Project Hearing Postponed
The January 30 Planning Commission public hearing scheduled for consideration of the Bollinger Valley Project and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled to a lat.. Read more

Dave Trotter Resigns as Mayor
On December 29, Mayor Dave Trotter fell on the stairs at the Town Offices, seriously injuring both knees. His injuries required surgery that was successfully performed, but now requires a lengthy reha.. Read more

New Mayor and Vice Mayor Elected (Again)
As a result of the resignation of Dave Trotter as Mayor, the Town Council elected a new Mayor at the January 11, 2017 regular Town Council meeting. Vice Mayor Teresa Onoda was elected as Mayor and the.. Read more

Moraga Commons Site Specific Plan
Town Council adopted the Moraga Commons Park Site Specific Master Plan. High priority projects for the park include Americans with Disabilities Act improvements, additional bocce ball courts, and a ne.. Read more

Bollinger Valley Project Final Environmental Impact Report
The Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) was released on January 6, 2017, for the Bollinger Valley project, a proposed residential development consisting of up to 126 detached single family homes .. Read more

Update on Focused Zoning Code Amendment
On January 9, the Planning Commission recommended approval of a set of focused amendments to the Town’s Zoning Ordinance (Title 8 of the Moraga Municipal Code), intended to improve the clarity a.. Read more

Draft Technical Study of Community Choice Energy
Town Council received a presentation from Contra Costa County staff regarding a Draft Technical Study of Community Choice Energy opportunities in the County. The study and an online survey are posted .. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Replacement Project
Town Council received a presentation from Contra Costa County staff regarding a Draft Technical Study of Community Choice Energy opportunities in the County. The study and an online survey are posted .. Read more

Biological Monitoring Services for Bella Vista Subdivision
Town Council adopted a resolution authorizing the extension of an existing professional services contract for Wood Biological Consulting, Inc. The contract extension allows for ongoing required biolog.. Read more

Storm Impact on Moraga
Public Works has been diligently responding around the clock to the storm-related damage throughout the Town. Crews have been and are continuing to remove landslide debris at 1) Moraga Road north of R.. Read more

Farewell to Mayor Metcalf and Councilmember Arth
At the December 14, 2016 Town Council meeting, outgoing Mayor Mike Metcalf and Councilmember Phil Arth were warmly recognized and thanked for their service. Councilmember Arth concluded a four-year te.. Read more

Via Moraga High Visibility Crosswalk
The high visibility crosswalk located on Moraga Road between the Via Moraga development and Starbucks is currently in construction. When completed, the pedestrian refuge median will have its nose pain.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Landslide and Roadway Repair Update
SummerHill Homes continues to work on Rheem Boulevard. The majority of the roadway has been brought up to paving grade with base rock. Over 15 inches of base rock was spread and compacted to create th.. Read more

Moraga Road Construction Update
The current Moraga Road Underground Utility Conversion Project (Corliss Drive to Devin Drive) is in the last stages for the construction of the new underground facilities. The Town’s constructio.. Read more

New Mayor and Vice Mayor Elected
At the Town Council reorganization meeting on December 14, 2016 re-elected Councilmember Roger Wykle and newly-elected Councilmembers Kymberleigh Korpus and Jeanette Fritzky were sworn in by the Town .. Read more

Review of Small Farm Animals Ordinance
The Town Council accepted a one year update/status report on the effectiveness of the Small Farm Animal Ordinance which the Town Council adopted on December 7, 2015. The ordinance amended the Town cod.. Read more

Audited Financial Reports for FY2015-16
The Town Council reviewed the annual independent audit report of the Town’s financial statements at the December 14 meeting. The auditors have issued their opinion that the Town operated and rep.. Read more