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.

Joint Moraga-Lafayette Surface Seal Project
On February 24th, 2016, Town Council approved an agreement with the City of Lafayette to partner in a joint surface seal project. The Town and Lafayette were planning to prepare two separate surfa.. Read more

Don't Feed the Burglars
Two Moraga homes were burglarized this week with entry gained through unlocked windows. Please take precautions to avoid being victimized such as: locking all doors and windows, locking side gates, ke.. Read more

Town Council Honors Citizens for Lifesaving Efforts
The Council honored three individuals for their life-saving efforts with a formal proclamation. On March 24, Michael Bellotti, Kevin Paulsen and Kiley Yeaman were at 24-hour Fitness when a 22-year old.. Read more

Home-Based Businesses in Moraga
Anyone who works or operates a business from home should be aware of the rules that apply to home-based businesses in Moraga, also known as “home occupations.” The Town does not require a .. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Landslide Repair Project
On March 9, 2016, the Moraga Town Council approved an agreement with SummerHill Homes to repair and improve a section of Rheem Boulevard between St. Mary’s Road and Moraga Road. The primary purp.. Read more

Measure J Biennial Compliance Checklist
The Town Council reviewed the Measure J Compliance Checklist for 2014 - 2015, and authorized submittal of the checklist to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority. The checklist is a tool for the To.. Read more

Annual General Plan Implementation Report
The Town Council approved the 2015 Annual General Plan Implementation Report and authorized Planning Department staff to submit the report to the State Office of Planning and Research and the Departme.. Read more

Trash Load Reduction Mandates
The Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (MRP 2.0) was re-issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board and became effective on January 1, 2016. On May 25, Town Council received a status report o.. Read more

Development Impact Fees Update
Town Council adopted updated development impact fees and related amendments to the Municipal Code. Impact fees are collected from new development to offset the added demands on Town facilities and inf.. Read more

Community Priorities Survey Underway
Moraga residents may receive phone calls or emails in the coming week to participate in a “Community Priorities” survey. The survey of registered Moraga voters will solicit input on commun.. Read more

Survey on Rheem Valley Shopping Center
The Moraga Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with U.S. Realty Partners, the new owners of the Rheem Valley Shopping Center, has created a survey that gives the community of Moraga a chance to weigh .. Read more

National Public Works Week
Town Council issued a proclamation declaring May 15 through 21, 2016 as the 56th annual National Public Works Week. In 1960, the American Public Works Association initiated this public education campa.. Read more

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