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.

Police Week Proclamation
Town Council proclaimed Sunday May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week of May 15 – 21 as Police Week in Moraga. In 1962, President Kennedy and Congress designated May 15th to honor .. Read more

Hillside and Ridgeline Steering Committee New Appointment
Town Council appointed Councilmember Roger Wykle to the Hillside and Ridgeline Steering Committee, in place of Mayor Mike Metcalf. The Steering Committee will hold its next meetings in June to review .. Read more

Third Quarter Revenue and Expenditures Report
The Town Council reviewed and accepted the FY 2015/16 third quarter (through March 31) revenue and expenditure report. Overall General Purpose Fund revenue receipts are slightly down from the same per.. Read more

What the Governor's Emergency Declaration Means to Moraga
On April 19, 2016 Governor Brown proclaimed the existence of a state of emergency, naming Contra Costa as one of eleven counties whose roads and highways were damaged by storms which created “co.. Read more

Triathlon a Great Success
Thank you to the community for helping make the 10th annual Moraga Triathlon a success! With the help of Lamorinda CERT, volunteers, and the Moraga Police Department, the athletes and motorists were s.. Read more

Hacienda Conceptual Plan
An Ad Hoc Town Council subcommittee, consisting of Vice Mayor Trotter and Councilmember Onoda, was appointed to provide direction and to develop a cost analysis for the Inn and Restaurant concept. Cou.. Read more

Moraga Walk/Bike Plan Project Update
Town Council received a report on the Town-wide bicycle and pedestrian master plan currently in development which is designed to make Moraga safer and more convenient for bicyclists and pedestrians. T.. Read more

Town Converts Street Lights to LED
On August 26, 2015, Town Council approved an agreement between the Town and PG&E to upgrade all Town-owned or maintained street lights to Light Emitting Diodes (LED). On Friday, April 29, 2016, PG.. Read more

Contra Costa County Community Choice Aggregation Study
The Town Council authorized funding of up to $10,000 to support Contra Costa County’s development of a Community Choice Aggregation technical study. The County is developing the study in partner.. Read more

Sign Up for Nixle Alerts and
The Town posts important alerts and information on both and, both of which are free. For Nixle, go to ( and click on “Learn More” for.. Read more

Hacienda De Las Flores Conceptual Plan
The Town Council is scheduled to review and comment on a final conceptual plan for the Hacienda de las Flores, as presented by Gould Evans, a San Francisco architectural firm, at the April 27 meet.. Read more

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