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.

Noise Ordinance and Unruly Party Ordinance
After discussion on the need to amend the Loud or Unruly Party and Noise Ordinances, Council directed staff to leave the Noise Ordinance unchanged, but bring back an amended Loud or Unruly Party Ordin.. Read more

Slow Down Lamorinda
Drivers beware! The Slow Down Lamorinda campaign is back this summer. Officers from the Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda police departments will be working together to improve traffic safety with targete.. Read more

Citizens Gather to Form Moraga Community Foundation
Approximately 75 Moraga residents and supporters met on Tuesday evening, June 23, and heard success stories on how both Lafayette and Orinda Community Foundations were formed to support numerous commu.. Read more

2015 Pavement Repair Project Notice to Proceed Issued
Bay Cities Paving & Grading has been issued a notice to proceed to begin construction. To learn more about the project, including a three-week advance schedule that will be updated weekly, visit t.. Read more

SMC Master Plan Environmental Impact Report
Town Council authorized the Town Manager to execute a professional services contract with Amy Skewes-Cox, environmental consultant, to prepare the Saint Mary’s College (SMC) Campus Master Plan E.. Read more

Lower Rheem Boulevard Stabilization Project
Contractor bids are being sought for the collaborative project between the Town and the developer (SummerHill Homes) to remove and repair the landslide affecting the Rheem Boulevard roadway and the re.. Read more

Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit
Town Council approved sending a letter of opposition to the Regional Water Quality Control Board regarding proposed amendments to the reissuance of the Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit. New unfund.. Read more

Conforming to the California Public Contract Code
Town Council introduced an Ordinance amending by deletion and replacement, Chapter 3.06 - Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Act Procedures of the Town of Moraga Municipal Code to conform to the Cal.. Read more

Commons Park Pathway Complete
The new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant Commons Park pathway was completed just in time for the 2015 summer concert series. Pictured at left, it now provides improved access further up.. Read more

Rancho Laguna II Final Map
Town Council approved the final map for the Rancho Laguna II development off of Rheem Boulevard. A final map is the legal document for five or more parcels establishing the property lines for each lot.. Read more

Auto Burglary Prevention
Thefts and burglaries from vehicles continue to occur in Moraga. These are easily prevented by taking a few precautions: lock all cars, even when in driveways; do not leave any valuables visible in ca.. Read more

Moraga Center Specific Plan (MCSP) Implementation Project Steering Committee
On June 3, the MCSP Implementation Project Steering Committee held its kick-off meeting with consultant team Opticos Design to discuss the elements of new zoning standards that will guide future devel.. Read more

Knock, Knock? Who's There? Pavement Project Volunteers!
In preparation for the upcoming 2015 Pavement Reconstruction Project, volunteers will be walking door-to-door in the next two weeks to houses on street segments planned for reconstruction to provide g.. Read more

The New Rheem Theatre Marquee Back to Normal
At the June 10 Council meeting, the community expressed overwhelming support to keep The New Rheem Theatre operating as a theatre. With a generous and cooperative spirit, the property owner and operat.. Read more

Town Council Approves Balanced Budget for FY2015-16
Town Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2015/16 Budget that starts on July 1. The budget includes spending authority for both day-to-day operations ($7.3 million) and capital improvements ($9 million), a.. Read more

Summer Camps
Summer is HERE and Moraga Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of camps for all ages and interests. Choose from educational, sports, art, dance, debate, and more. Sign up online (https://secure... Read more

Saint Mary's College Appeal (Intramural Field)
On May 20, the Town Council upheld an appeal allowing Saint Mary’s College to operate its Intramural Field lights until 10:00 pm. A number of Conditions of Approval will control noise and lighti.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes Zoning Amendment Adopted
On May 27, Town Council adopted, by a 4-1 vote, an ordinance amending Municipal Code Chapter 8.48 to add a 12 Dwelling Units per Acre Planned Development (12-PD-MC) land use classification, and to ame.. Read more

Survey on Future Lamorinda Transportation Options
The Town is working with Lafayette, Orinda, and County Connection (the local public transit provider), to investigate five different options to improve public transportation access for Moraga commuter.. Read more

Moraga Wins Food Recycling Awards
On April 30, Republic Services and RecycleSmart (formerly Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority) presented gold, silver and bronze awards for food recycling at their board meeting. Moraga was wel.. Read more