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.

Buy-a-Bulb Fundraiser
Thank you to all who donated to the Buy-a-Bulb fundraiser to light the Holiday Tree at the Commons Park! The Town’s goal was to raise $5,000 through community donations and as of publication tim.. Read more

Council Accepts Town's First Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
On January 8, the Town Council reviewed and accepted the Town’s first Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. The CAFR is a comprehensive statement .. Read more

Crosswalk Flashing Beacon Out Of Order
During the wind storm in late November, which caused damage throughout the Bay Area, the solar panel on the top of the southbound Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon at the crosswalk on Moraga Road at W.. Read more

Winter Spare the Air
Every year between November 1 and February 28, burning wood, fire logs, pellets, or any other solid fuels in your fireplace, woodstove, or other wood-burning device is illegal if a Winter Spare the Ai.. Read more

Recruitment for Town Boards, Committees, and Commissions
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of the Boards, Committees, and Commissions that require citizen involvement. Details on current and upcoming openings are available on the Town’s.. Read more

Camino Ricardo Subdivision Approved
On January 6, the Planning Commission approved the Camino Ricardo project, a 26-unit single family residential subdivision within the Moraga Center Specific Plan Area. In addition to the 26 high-quali.. Read more

Ad Hoc Facilities Planning Subcommittee Receives the Green Light
On January 8, at their regular meeting, the Town Council approved the formulation of an 11-member subcommittee consisting of representatives from the Town Council, Moraga School District Governing Boa.. Read more

Holiday Outpouring of Public Support
The men and women of the Moraga Police Department (MPD) would like to thank the community for all of the support, gratitude, and encouragement shared during the recent holiday season. MPD staff was tr.. Read more

New Mayor and Vice Mayor Elected
At the Town Council meeting on December 11, the Council voted to elect Ken Chew as Mayor and Roger Wykle as Vice Mayor for the 2014 term. Outgoing Mayor Dave Trotter was honored by the Council, member.. Read more

2014 Pavement Repair Project Design Work Underway
The Town has begun the design process for the upcoming 2014 Pavement Repair project by televising existing storm drain lines, performing deflection testing, and collecting pavement core samples on pot.. Read more

Traffic Signal Improvements
The Town recently installed new traffic signal heads at the intersection of Rheem Boulevard and Moraga Road. When traveling east or west on Rheem Boulevard, an additional signal head with a new green .. Read more

Laguna Creek Storm Damage Repair Completed
On December 11, the Town Council accepted the completion of improvements installed by Pavex Construction for the Laguna Creek Wall Repair and Bank Stabilization project located at the Hacienda de las .. Read more

Updated Building Code Adopted
On January 8, the Town Council approved the introduction of an ordinance adopting the 2013 California State Building Code (CBSC), with enhancements to some building requirements to address local seism.. Read more

Holiday Safety
This holiday season, the Moraga Police Department (MPD) is asking everyone to take extra precautions to protect themselves and their property. Thefts always occur during this time of year as thieves p.. Read more

Stuffed Animals Collection Drive
The Moraga Police Officers Association (MPOA) thanks everyone who has donated to the Stuffed Animals For Emergencies (S.A.F.E.) program. Over 500 stuffed animals have been collected thus far to be dis.. Read more

Town Prepares First Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
Maze & Associates, the Town’s independent auditor, presented the Town’s first CAFR to the Audit and Finance Committee on December 2. The CAFR is a major improvement to the typical Basi.. Read more

Town of Moraga Food Drive
The Town of Moraga is hosting a food drive to support the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. Two collection barrels are in the lobby at 329 Rheem Boulevard waiting to be filled with canned foods, p.. Read more

Moraga Citizen Corps Council
The Moraga Citizen Corps Council is a grassroots movement working to tap the collaborative spirit of the community by engaging Town government and residents to strengthen individual, organizational, a.. Read more

Maintain Your Drain Before the Rain
Leaves left in gutters will stay there until they wash into storm drains. Not only do leaves clog the gutters and storm drains, causing street flooding every year, but overloading creeks with decompos.. Read more

2013 State of the Town Address and Volunteer Recognition
Thanks to all who attended the 2013 State of the Town Address and Volunteer Recognition on Thursday, November 21. The Moraga Country Club provided the perfect setting for this grand event, with ov.. Read more