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.

Measure K Sales Tax Report
The Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee of the Measure K sales tax funds has been working diligently over the past months to prepare an annual independent report for the Town Council. The report summa.. Read more

Local Firm to Provide Audio and Video for Moraga Meetings
At its February 12 meeting, the Town Council approved a contract selecting Silicon Connections of Moraga to design, purchase, install and provide training for a complete audio visual and technology sy.. Read more

California's Drought and What You Can Do
In light of California’s drought emergency, East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), who supplies the Town’s water, has asked its customers to cut water usage by 10 percent. To cut dow.. Read more

Camino Ricardo Update
On February 12, the Town Council discussed a proposed Development Agreement (DA) between the Town and the developer, SummerHill Homes. The DA vests SummerHill’s development rights and in exchang.. Read more

1800 Donald Drive Update
At its February 12 meeting, the Town Council approved the proposed single family residence for a steep lot at 1800 Donald Drive. The Council’s approval requires Town Council consideration and ap.. Read more

Campolindo Student Athletes Honored
At the February 12 Town Council meeting, members of the Campolindo High School Girls and Boys Varsity Water Polo and Girls and Boys Varsity Cross Country were honored for their athletic accomplishment.. Read more

Livable Moraga Road Update
The Town Advisory Committee (TAC) for the Livable Moraga Road project met to review concepts for the Moraga Road corridor and its intersections with Woodford Drive, Rheem Boulevard, Corliss Drive, and.. Read more

Winter/Spring Recreation Opportunities
Looking to try something new in 2014? A great New Year’s resolution is to have fun and learn locally. The Moraga Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of classes and activities for ev.. Read more

Public Safety Alert
The Town of Moraga, like neighboring cities, is experiencing an increase in residential burglaries. Since January 1, five burglaries have been reported, with four of them occurring in the daytime and .. Read more

1800 Donald Drive Appeal Decision
At its January 22 meeting, the Town Council directed staff to make changes to a resolution to deny an appeal and approve construction of a single family residence at 1800 Donald Drive. The changes inc.. Read more

Hillside and Ridgeline Consultant Selected
On January 22 the Town Council authorized the Town Manager to sign a contract with consultants to complete the study of potential updates to the Town’s hillside and ridgeline regulations. The Pl.. Read more

California Building Code Adopted
On January 22, the Town Council approved Ordinance No. 243, adopting the 2013 California State Building Code (CBSC), with enhancements to some building requirements to address local seismic and fire h.. Read more

Lamorinda Action Plan
At its January 22 meeting, the Town Council discussed the Lamorinda Action Plan. The plan is required as part of Measure J’s half-cent sales tax for roads and is tied to the County’s growt.. Read more

New Objectives at Goal Setting Workshop
On January 14, the Town Council hosted a community goal setting workshop for the new year. Mayor Ken Chew established four overarching goals for the year: 1) Maintain Excellence in Stewardship; 2) Max.. Read more

Emergency Preparedness Update to Council
An Emergency Preparedness Update was presented to the Town Council on January 22. Dennis Rein, the Lamorinda Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, provided an Outline (http://www.moraga.ca.us/images/hom.. Read more

Council Approves Mid-Year Adjustments to FY2013-14 Budget
At its January 22 meeting, the Town Council reviewed budget-to-actual figures for the current fiscal year 2013/14 (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014). The budget provides a working financial plan for.. Read more

Joint Facilities Planning Committee
The initial meeting for the Town Council-approved Joint Facilities Planning Subcommittee is set for Monday, February 10, at 6:00 pm at the Hacienda. This subcommittee, consisting of representatives fr.. Read more

More Streets Added to the 2014 Pavement Repair Project
The 2014 Pavement Repair project had its budget amended at the January 22 Town Council meeting to increase its construction budget from $3 to $3.5 million. As a result, three additional street segment.. Read more

331 Rheem Remodel Update
On January 22, the Council considered a $30,000 contract amendment to move forward on cost estimating and construction management services to complete the interior and consider exterior improvements a.. Read more

Crime Down Slightly in 2013
Overall crime continues to decrease in Moraga, but residents still need to be reminded to secure homes and vehicles. The following represents a comparison of Moraga crimes reported to the Californ.. Read more