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.

2015 Pavement Project Almost Complete
This year’s pavement project is nearing completion with the actual paving work completed on August 26. The remaining work consists of minor items, such as raising utility covers and grates, stri.. Read more

California Youth Energy Services
Town Council received a presentation from Rising Sun Energy Center on the recently completed California Youth Energy Services (CYES) summer program. During the six-week program, CYES energy specialist.. Read more

Streetlight Conversion to LED
G&E is in the process of converting PG&E-owned streetlights from high pressure sodium vapor (HPSV) to energy efficient light emitting diodes (LED). Since PG&E will be completing their own .. Read more

Town's Senior Engineer Awarded Professional Manager of the Year
The Northern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) presented Laurie Sucgang, Senior Civil Engineer, the 2015 Professional Manager of the Year award in the category of Publ.. Read more

Town Clerk Formally Becomes a Certified Municipal Clerk
The International Institute of Municipal Clerks has awarded Moraga’s Town Clerk, Marty McInturf, the Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation. The CMC program is designed to enhance the job p.. Read more

Moraga's New Police Officer
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) is pleased to announce that Angela Likos has completed her field training and is now working as a solo patrol officer, bringing MPD to full strength. Angela came to .. Read more

Electronic Community Information Sign
After waiting over 60 days for Comcast to install the hard line internet connectivity and to do the prep work for the installation, the Moraga Road electronic sign is finally functional. The sign is a.. Read more

Amend CalPERS Contract
Moraga employees agreed to a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) starting July 1, 2015 providing a 1% increase in employee contributions to the CalPERS retirement system each year (2% total). T.. Read more

Unruly Party Ordinance
Town Council introduced an Ordinance to amend the Loud or Unruly Party Ordinance which will extend the time between an initial warning and a subsequent response to the same address for a violation fro.. Read more

Rheem Valley Manor Sign
Town Council authorized the acceptance of the donation of the Rheem Valley Manor sign to the Town and waived the Sign Permit Application Fee, Encroachment Permit Fee, and the Memorial and Donation Fee.. Read more

Registration for Fall Activities Now Open
Fall classes start soon with a wide variety to choose from! To learn to play an instrument, try a new form of exercise, or learn more about history, check out the new Activity Guide. The Town provides.. Read more

Rancho Laguna II Monitoring
Town Council approved a Senior Construction Inspector position to oversee, monitor, and inspect the Project’s grading and construction; a contract with Woods Biological Consulting, Inc. for moni.. Read more

Lower Rheem Boulevard Stabilization Project
The Town is coordinating with EBMUD and PG&E to finalize their utility relocation work prior to having the developer (SummerHill Homes) remove and repair the landslide affecting the Rheem Boulevar.. Read more

Conceptual Plans for the Hacienda de las Flores
Gould Evans, the architectural firm hired to develop conceptual plans to improve the Hacienda de las Flores property, presented two concepts for Town Council discussion. The Council unanimously endors.. Read more

PG&E Electric Power Line Upgrade Project
The Town of Moraga has worked with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to ensure the Contra Costa-Moraga Electric Power Line Upgrade Project has minimal impact on Moraga residents, while still allow.. Read more

Thefts in Moraga
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has seen an unprecedented increase in property crimes in 2015. For years, MPD has urged the community to be aware of security issues and has used About Town, persona.. Read more

2015 Pavement Reconstruction Project Update
Six out of the ten street segments in the project plan still need to receive a final top layer of Rubberized Hot Mix Asphalt (RHMA). Unfortunately, due to issues beyond the Town’s and contractor.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Intramural Field Lights
Saint Mary’s College (SMC) intends to install the improved intramural field lights system in August. A lighting consultant retained by the Town will conduct pre- and post-construction measuremen.. Read more

New Rheem Theatre and California Independent Film Festival
The New Rheem Theatre has benefited immensely from the extraordinary effort and support of many Moragans through a crowd funding campaign to cover a rent increase; the formulation of a Community Found.. Read more

Burglary Prevention
Moraga, like many other communities, is experiencing an increase in both auto and residential burglaries. Most of these crimes are preventable by ensuring that homes and vehicles are locked, alarm sys.. Read more