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.

Harvest Court Improvements
The Public Works Department determined that private improvements and private landscape improvements associated with the Harvest Court Subdivision, located off of Camino Ricardo, are complete and in co.. Read more

Amend BKF Engineers Contract for Staff Augmentation
Since June, the Town’s Assistant Engineer position has been vacant. Two recruitment processes have not resulted in a successful hire and the Town has had to retain consultant engineering service.. Read more

Clearing Storm Drain Inlets to Prepare for Rainy Season
In preparation for the rainy season, the first week of November the Town’s maintenance crews removed accumulated debris, such as fallen leaves, branches, and sediment, from all Town-owned storm .. Read more

Joint Moraga-Orinda Pavement Project – November 2018
The following streets will be reconstructed with a Full Depth Reclamation (FDR) treatment: (1) Tharp Drive (Camino Pablo to northeast end); (2) Ascot Drive (Ascot Court to 2084 Ascot Drive) and (3) Cr.. Read more

Volunteer Now for Town Committees
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of its Boards, Committees, and Commissions. In 2018, there are still openings on the Design Review Board ( Read more

Online Geographic Information System (GIS)
Town Council authorized the Town Manager to execute a three-year contract with PlaceWorks to create and maintain an online Geographic Information System (GIS) for the Town. The online interactive GIS .. Read more

AFC Review of Unaudited Financial Reports for FY 2017-18
The Audit and Finance Committee (AFC) met on October 25 to review the FY 2017/18 Year-end Unaudited Revenue and Expenditure Report ( Read more

Status of the St. Mary's Road Roundabouts - October 2018
In 2016, The Town was awarded a grant to develop preliminary engineering plans for roundabouts on St. Mary’s Road at the intersections of Rheem Boulevard and Bollinger Canyon Road. Based on comm.. Read more

Swearing in of New MYIC Members for 2018-19
The Town Clerk swore in seven new members of the Moraga Youth Involvement Committee (MYIC), increasing its membership to 19. The Committee serves as an advisory body to the Town Council on youth and t.. Read more

Free Smoke Alarms
Did you know that the American Red Cross responds to assist victims of a house fire every 8 minutes? As a result, Red Cross has begun a campaign to “Sound the Alarm – Save a Life.” T.. Read more

Storm Drain O&M and Cleanwater Programs
The Fiscal Year 2018/19 budget included $245,000 to fund a portion of the needed investment in the Town’s storm drain system. The budget provides funding of $170,000 for the start-up of a storm .. Read more

Animal Services Presentation and Adoption of Ordinance
Town Council received a presentation ( for 4.B_by CCC Animal Services.pdf) regarding the Contra Costa County Animal Services .. Read more

Great California Shakeout - October 2018
October 18 marked the 10th Anniversary of the Great California Shakeout. Over 10.4 million people in California participated in this statewide drill that was created to test emergency preparedness and.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Project Presentation - October 2018
Staff provided an update on the permanent bridge replacement project outlining the history of the project, bridge redesign due to impacts from the landslide, and the construction schedule. Tentatively.. Read more

Moraga Chamber of Commerce Presentation – October 2018
Bob Fritzky, President, and Kathe Nelson, Executive Director, presented "A Chamber on the Move" featuring highlights of the Chamber’s recent accomplishments, partnerships within the community an.. Read more

John Muir Land Trust Presentation – October 2018
John Muir Land Trust ( (JMLT) is currently campaigning to Save Painted Rock. If the $2 million fundraising goal is met, JMLT will acquire the 84-acre property kno.. Read more

Bollinger Valley at Planning Commission – Monday, October 15
The Bollinger Valley project, a proposed 126-lot residential subdivision, will be considered by the Planning Commission at a public hearing on Monday, October 15 at 7:00 pm in the Town Council Chamber.. Read more

Jeanette Fritzky Tribute Walk - Saturday, October 27, 2018
A 1.6 mile Tribute Walk to honor late Councilmember Jeanette Fritzky and benefit the American Cancer Society will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm at the Moraga Commons P.. Read more

Swearing In of Appointed Councilmember Renata Sos – October 10, 2018
The Town Clerk swore in Renata Sos at the start of the Council meeting. Renata was appointed unanimously by the Town Council to complete Jeanette Fritzky’s term of office which will end in 2020... Read more

Welcome Norman Veloso, Administrative Services Director
Norman Veloso has been appointed as Moraga’s Administrative Services Director. Norm comes to the Town with significant experience and he has taken the lead on numerous special projects currently.. Read more