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.

Town Response to San Francisco Chronicle Article
In response to an article titled “Town tapped out: Moraga’s fiscal crisis shocks, baffles residents,” published by the San Francisco Chronicle on September 15, 2017, a draft rebuttal.. Read more

Oversize Vehicle Ordinance
The Town Council continued the public hearing on an amendment of Moraga’s Municipal Code (MMC) sections regulating the parking of vehicles on public streets. The amendments update the MMC to add.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Update - September 29, 2017
Brian Coyle, Canyon School District Boardmember, filed a Complaint and Application for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and Preliminary Injunction (PI), seeking to prevent the Town from demolishing.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - September 15, 2017
The utility relocation phase is complete and demolition of the bridge will begin on Monday, September 18, with work hours Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from .. Read more

Storm Drain Funding (SB 231)
The Town is actively monitoring the progress of Senate Bill 231, Sewers/Storm Water. If this legislation is signed by the Governor, it would offer local communities additional tools to generate fundin.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Repair Update, September 15, 2017
Repair work is on schedule with all of the failed 96 inch corrugated metal pipe removed. Installation of the new reinforced concrete pipe is scheduled to begin Monday, September 18. Temporary construc.. Read more

New Owners at Moraga's 7-Eleven Store
Moraga’s venerable 7-Eleven store on Moraga Road has new owners, Fahad Iqbal, and his uncle and partner, Imran Lodhi. Fahad has worked for 7-Eleven for six years, most recently in Sonoma. Fahad&.. Read more

Moraga Town Manager Retirement - Update, September 18, 2017
My official date for retirement from service to the Town of Moraga will be Sunday, December 17, 2017. This date marks the 38th anniversary of the day I was hired as an original member of the Moraga Po.. Read more

Increased Employee Pension Cost-Sharing
The Town Council adopted an Ordinance to increase the amount Town employees contribute toward their CalPERS retirement. Employees agreed to pay an additional 1%, for a total of 3%, of the employer sha.. Read more

Bullying Prevention Proclamation
The Town Council presented a proclamation declaring October 2017 as Bullying Prevention Month to Wendell Baker, representing Moraga’s iKind Project, and encouraged all community members to parti.. Read more

Thank You for Enjoying Hacienda Nights!
Last Friday, September 8, the Parks and Recreation Department hosted the fifth and final Hacienda Nights event of 2017. Now in its second year, Hacienda Nights gives residents an opportunity to enjoy .. Read more

Town Manager Recruitment Process
With the pending retirement of Town Manager Robert Priebe, the Town Council authorized an agreement for executive search services with Peckham & McKenney to identify a new Town Manager. This firm .. Read more

Centralized Video Surveillance Project
The Town Council accepted a $60,000 donation from the Moraga Community Foundation (MCF) to be used to implement a centralized video surveillance program for the Town. MCF coordinated a fundraising cam.. Read more

Accessory Dwelling Units Ordinance
The Town Council reviewed an Ordinance revising and updating the Town’s regulations for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as “Secondary Living” or “In-Law” unit.. Read more

Moraga Welcomes New Postmaster
Manuel Valdez was sworn in as Postmaster at the Moraga Post Office on Center Street on September 1, 2017. Mayor Teresa Onoda was on hand to congratulate him and present him with a proclamation from th.. Read more

Oversize Vehicle Parking Ordinance
The Town Council reviewed an Ordinance amending Moraga’s Municipal Code (MMC) regulating the parking of vehicles on public streets. The purpose of these amendments is to update the MMC to addres.. Read more

Firearms Ordinances Study Session
Town Council conducted a study session on two firearms related Ordinances that were requested by a group of citizens. The first would require all residents to secure their firearms in their homes at a.. Read more

All-Access Playground Equipment Purchase
Town Council authorized the purchase of the Lamorinda All-Access Playground equipment and rubber surfacing at a discount through the HGACBuy local government purchasing program. The actual cost for th.. Read more

Community Watch Program Reaches Fundraising Goal!
The Moraga Community Foundation (MCF) announced that the $60,000 fundraising goal for the Town’s surveillance camera systems has been achieved. The funds will be used to purchase and install cam.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - August 28, 2017
Sprint is finishing their utility relocation work this week. This work is critical and must occur prior to demolishing the existing bridge. Delays in Sprint’s work has the bridge reopening resch.. Read more