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.

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

Saint Mary's College Counducting Noise Testing
Saint Mary’s College is working with an acoustical consultant to better understand and document the noise impacts of its intramural sports fields. This study is being conducted in conjunction wi.. Read more

Town Council Honors Campolindo Basketball Team
April 22, 2015 was proclaimed as “2014-2015 Campolindo Boys Varsity Basketball Team Day” to honor the team’s many accomplishments including a Diablo Foothill Athletic League title wi.. Read more

Council Endorses "Dual Roundabout" Concept for St.Mary's Road
Omni-Means presented a feasibility analysis of traffic safety improvements at the St. Mary’s Road/Rheem Boulevard and St. Mary’s Road/Bollinger Canyon Road intersections to improve safety .. Read more

Tree Removal Permit
Moraga is a designated Tree City USA, and Arbor Day is on April 24! Because the Town of Moraga values local trees, a permit is required to remove any “protected tree” including most native.. Read more

Low Cost Energy and Water Assessments
This summer, Moraga residents can receive a no-cost energy and water conservation service thanks to PG&E, the Town of Moraga, and EBMUD. Rising Sun Energy Center trains and employs local youth fro.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Reconstruction and Closure
On March 11, the Town Council was informed of an upcoming project to repair a portion of Rheem Boulevard, between Fay Hill Reservoir Road and Fernwood Drive, as a part of the Rancho Laguna II developm.. Read more

Summer Recreation Leaders Needed
The Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting seasonal part-time Recreation Leaders. Positions are still available for Recreation Leader I. Working at Camp Hacienda, the Town-run summer day camp, .. Read more

Alcohol Abuse Awareness Month
On April 8, the Town Council presented a proclamation to the Lamorinda Alcohol Policy Coalition proclaiming April 2015 as Alcohol Awareness Month. The proclamation cited statistics on under-age alcoho.. Read more

Are Bats a Secret Weapon Against Mosquitoes?
Any standing water can attract mosquitoes and attract bats that feed on them. Bats pose a risk of rabies and accounted for 188 of the 198 animals diagnosed with rabies in 2013. While mosquitoes are on.. Read more

Camera Systems for Police Use
The Town Council received a presentation from the Moraga Police Department (MPD) on current and proposed uses of cameras by the Police Department. Cameras and the images they capture are tools that ma.. Read more

Electronic Community Information Sign Policy
The Town Council discussed a draft policy and procedures document, suggested revisions and requested that staff return with a revised version at the April 22 Council meeting. If approved, the new rule.. Read more

Moraga Center Specific Plan Implementation Project
The Town Council approved the charter for a Steering Committee including members of the Town Council and other appointed Boards and Commissions, to assist with the grant-funded Moraga Center Specific .. Read more

Study Session on Home-Based Winery Businesses
The Town Council discussed potential development of regulations or guidelines to address the operation of small wineries located in Moraga’s residential zones. The Council listened to feedback f.. Read more

Master Fee Schedule
The Town Council conducted a public hearing and approved updates to the Master Fee Schedule. The updates include a new fee to reflect the application process for the adopted historic preservation ordi.. Read more

Pavilion Turf Improvements
During April the Pavilion grounds at the Hacienda de las Flores will have new turf, irrigation, and drainage installed. The new turf will drain better, use less water, require less continuous maintena.. Read more

Park Dedication Funds for Council Chambers/Community Meeting Site
The Town Council supported an application for Contra Costa County Park Dedication funds in the amount of $80,900 for the park area in front of the future Council Chambers/Community Meeting Room on Rhe.. Read more

Study Session for Adventure Day Camp
The Town Council studied a request from Adventure Day Camp for a use permit fee waiver to establish a recreational facility at 1161 Larch Avenue, site of the former Moraga Tennis and Swim Club. They a.. Read more