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.

Proclamation Honoring Saint Mary's College Men's Rugby Club
Town Council presented proclamations honoring the Saint Mary’s College Gaels Men’s 2017 Rugby Club to Holden Yungert, Club President. Mr. Yungert noted the Club’s hard work and, on b.. Read more

Moraga Road Utility Underground Project Update
The current Moraga Road Underground Utility Conversion Project (Corliss Drive to Devin Drive) is in the last stages for the construction for the new underground facilities. All conversions from the ex.. Read more

FY 2017/18 Budget Preparation Process
At the April 25 Audit and Finance Committee (AFC) meeting, staff provided the committee with an update on the FY 2017/18 budget preparation process. After several consecutive years of cost cutting and.. Read more

Moraga's Community Choice Aggregation Program
The Town Council authorized staff to proceed with next steps for the Town to join the MCE (previously Marin Clean Energy) Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Program. Participation in MCE means that Mo.. Read more

Council Approves Zoning Code Amendments
Council approved a series of proposed updates and amendments to the Town’s zoning regulations. Many of the changes simplify procedures for common residential property improvements such as instal.. Read more

Moraga Established as HeartSafe Community
Council adopted a resolution declaring Moraga as a HeartSafe Community and took the first official action of the three Lamorinda communities to create a Lamorinda HeartSafe Community. HeartSafe Commun.. Read more

Bella Vista (Rancho Laguna II) Update
Grading and construction activities are re-starting at the Bella Vista (Rancho Laguna II) subdivision, east of Rheem Boulevard. The developer, SummerHill Homes, plans to have the entire subdivision gr.. Read more

Welcome Shawn Knapp - Senior Civil Engineer
Shawn Knapp has joined the Town of Moraga as the Town’s Senior Civil Engineer. He will provide engineering assistance to the Town by managing Town capital projects at all stages of planning, des.. Read more

Safety Barrier and Fencing for the Moraga Commons Park
Town Council accepted a $15,000 grant from Municipal Pooling Authority of Northern California to improve safety at the Moraga Commons Park. The funding will provide a semi-rural looking boulder barrie.. Read more

Council Recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month
Town Council presented a proclamation to Jaime Rich of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) declaring April as Alcohol Awareness Month in Moraga, recognizing the problems inherent in the.. Read more

Updated Cannabis Ordinance Approved
The Town Council unanimously adopted revisions to the Town’s regulations for medical and non-medical cannabis, continuing to apply strict limitations on the cultivation and distribution of both .. Read more

Town Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
For the fourth consecutive year, the Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Financ.. Read more

Moraga Road Paving and Road Closure Update
The final paving between St. Mary’s Road and Draeger Drive occured on Saturday, April 15. There will be intermittent closures the weeks of April 17 and April 24 between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm to ra.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closed Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00 P.M.
The Canyon Road bridge that connects Moraga with the community of Canyon and the Redwood Canyon area, was closed at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 for an indefinite period of time. The bridge is no.. Read more

Speeding on Rheem Boulevard
Drivers have found that the newly opened section of Rheem Boulevard is a smooth and easy driving road. Drivers must remember that Rheem Boulevard is a posted 35 MPH zone and that speeding endangers li.. Read more

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Rheem Boulevard Reopening
The road closure associated with the Rheem Boulevard Landslide Repair and Repaving project reopened to public traffic on Thursday, March 30. To celebrate the occasion, a brief ribbon cutting ceremony .. Read more

Augusta Drive Landslide Updates
In March 2016 a landslide occurred in the Moraga Country Club below Augusta Drive, displaced two families from their homes, directly impacted another home and negatively affected neighboring homes in .. Read more

Cannabis Distribution and Cultivation Ordinance
Town Council unanimously voted to adopt an Ordinance updating Moraga’s existing cannabis regulations, including changes to address the recent California voter approval of recreational cannabis. .. Read more

New Chase Bank at Moraga Way and School Street
The Town Council approved, on a 3-2 vote, a Conditional Use Permit, Design Review, Variances (for signage) and grading permit for a new Chase Bank with drive-thru ATM at Moraga Way and School Street. .. Read more

Refund Request Associated with Augusta Drive Landslide Repairs
Town Council considered a request by an Augusta Drive property owner for a refund of fees paid to the Town in conjunction with landslide-related repairs. In light of the ongoing litigation between pro.. Read more