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.

Special Public Meeting and Community Workshops for Hacienda Conceptual Plan
The Town Council is interested in receiving community-wide feedback regarding some potentially exciting changes/upgrades to the Hacienda de las Flores property. Meetings will be held Tuesday, 6/2 and .. Read more

2015 Pavement Repair Project
On May 27, Town Council awarded a 2015 Pavement Repair Construction contract to the same contractor that completed last year’s project, Bay Cities Paving & Grading. The project entails recon.. Read more

Commons Park Pathway Construction
Construction of an ADA accessible seating area and pathway on the grassy hill in the Commons Park has begun and is scheduled to be completed before the summer concert series begins on June 18... Read more

Balanced Budget Presented to Town Council
At their May 27 meeting, the Council provided direction for the Town’s spending plan in the Fiscal Year 2015/16 Budget. The budget includes expenditures for both day-to-day operations and capita.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes Project (City Ventures Appeal)
At a continued public hearing, the Town Council denied an appeal of the Planning Commission decision, and approved, by a 4-1 vote, the Conceptual Development Plan (CDP) for the 36-unit project on Mora.. Read more

Town Clerk Marty McInturf Receives Recognition
Many thanks to the Moraga Rotary and the Moraga Chamber of Commerce for recognizing Marty McInturf as the April Employee of the Month. Marty has worked tirelessly as the Town Clerk for the past six ye.. Read more

MOSO Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) to Allow "For Profit" Recreational Uses
Town Council gave direction to staff to prepare a focused ZTA to allow very limited categories of for-profit recreational uses to be approved with a Conditional Use Permit in Moraga Open Space Ordinan.. Read more

Council Chambers and Community Meeting Room Update
Hurry up and wait? Yes, sometimes, due to unusually lengthy manufacturing lead times and busy contractors, public bidding requirements for all project components, and even slight plan revisions needin.. Read more

Town Staff Busy Preparing Budget for Next Fiscal Year
It’s that time of year when Town staff turns its attention to developing the budget for the next fiscal year that runs from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. The budget includes the Operating Budge.. Read more

Council Receives FY 2014-15 Third Quarter Budget-To-Actuals Report
Both revenues and expenditures for FY 2014/15 are on target with budgeted expectations through three quarters of the year. Property tax receipts are projected at about 6% above last year’s recei.. Read more

Welcome Officer Anthony Craig
Anthony Craig is Moraga’s newest Police Officer. He was hired on February 23, recently completed field training and is currently on patrol. Anthony was raised in Pinole and began his law enforce.. Read more

Asset Replacement Needs Reviewed by Audit and Finance Committee
The Audit and Finance Committee (AFC) continued its discussion about the Town’s needs for the replacement of assets, including building components, park facilities, vehicles, etc. A lack of fund.. Read more

Burglary Prevention
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has responded to 3 daytime residential burglaries in the past 2 weeks. Burglars entered through unlocked doors or smashed rear glass doors. Residents are encouraged .. Read more

Governor's Executive Order on the Drought
Governor Brown’s Drought State of Emergency not only means all residents have been asked to cut back 20% from 2013 water use levels, but it has already resulted in numerous changes throughout To.. Read more

Camino Ricardo Subdivision Grading to Begin
SummerHill Homes will start grading activities for the new subdivision, Harvest Court, on Camino Ricardo in the next few weeks. For more information about the Harvest Court community please contact De.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes Project Appeal - May 13, 2015
The Town Council will consider the appeal of the Planning Commission’s approval of the Moraga Town Center Homes project (a 36-unit Attached Single Family Residential Development) on May 13. This.. Read more

Hacienda De Las Flores Conceptual Vision
After interviewing two exceptional architectural firms proposing to preserve and enhance the Hacienda de las Flores, Town Council directed staff to begin negotiation discussions with Gould Evans, a Sa.. Read more

Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting
For the second consecutive year, the Town received the national award of excellence from the Government Finance Officers Association for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year e.. Read more

Community Preferences Survey
n April 22, the Town Council authorized the Town Manager to contract for a professional survey to determine community priorities for many future Town needs, and to determine the level of interest in p.. Read more

Rancho Laguna II Project Update
On April 6, the Planning Commission approved the Precise Development Plan (PDP) for the Rancho Laguna II project, a 27 lot single-family subdivision. The PDP is the third and final step of the planned.. Read more