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.

Cafe Hacienda to Continue
At the November 13 Town Council meeting, the Council discussed continuance of the weekday Café Hacienda operation at the Hacienda de las Flores. After much discussion and community input, the C.. Read more

Hillsides and Ridgelines Steering Committee
The Town Council directed staff to finalize and issue a Request for Proposals and Scope of Work to review, analyze and develop potential amendments to existing regulations and guidelines related to de.. Read more

2013 Pavement Repair Project Completed
On November 13, the Town Council accepted the completion of pavement improvements by VSS International, Inc., that repaired nearly half of all neighborhood streets with rubberized cape seal or micro s.. Read more

Calle La Mesa Storm Drain System Repaired
On November 13, the Town Council accepted the completion of improvements installed by Siteworks Construction for the 199 Calle la Mesa/677 Moraga Road Storm Drainage Repair project. The repair entaile.. Read more

California Independent Film Festival Another Success
The New Rheem Theatre hosted Opening Night events for the California Independent Film Festival (CAIFF) in Moraga and Orinda last weekend. Thursday’s sold out event celebrated the kick-off of the.. Read more

Chamber Granted Limited Office Hours at the Hacienda
On November 13, Town Council approved the use of a small corner office in the La Sala at the Hacienda de las Flores for use by the Moraga Chamber of Commerce. After the first of the year the Chamber w.. Read more

PG&E Work on Cypress Point Way
PG&E is replacing the main and service gas lines along Cypress Point Way. This work was originally coordinated with the 2013 pavement repair project; however, PG&E notified the Town of a delay.. Read more

Budget Surplus for Fiscal Year 2012/13
The unaudited budget-to-actuals report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013 was submitted to the Town Council at its meeting on October 23. The Town ended the year with revenues exceeding expenditu.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Replacement Project Update
Canyon Road, the southern gateway connection to the Town of Moraga, facilitates an average daily traffic use of 6,000 vehicles. The bridge spans the west branch of the San Leandro Creek, south of Cons.. Read more

No Parking on St. Mary's Road
To improve traffic and pedestrian safety on Saint Mary’s Road, in the area of Saint Mary’s College (SMC), the Town has begun placing and enforcing “No Parking” signs along the .. Read more

Council Ratifies MOFD California Fire Code
The Town Council ratified a new Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD) Ordinance at its meeting on October 23. MOFD Ordinance 13-01 adopted the 2013 edition of the California Fire Code with MOFD amendment.. Read more

Town Council Approves Site Plan for Hacienda
On October 23, the Town Council authorized the Town Manager to enter into a services agreement to have a site plan prepared for the Hacienda de las Flores property. Once completed, the site plan and t.. Read more

Pavilion Open House
On October 18, the Hacienda Foundation of Moraga hosted a wine and hors d’oeuvre reception to debut the newly remodeled Pavilion building, one of the latest capital improvement projects at the H.. Read more

Moraga Participates in Great Shakeout
On Thursday, October 17, Town staff participated in the Great ShakeOut by activating their Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and responded to a scenario facilitated by MOFD Chief Healy and Division C.. Read more

Setback Ordinance
On October 23, Town Council introduced an ordinance amending regulations regarding setbacks for properties built under County zoning. The regulations would allow additions to single family homes that .. Read more

Lamorinda Disaster Response Training - A Rim Fire Experience
In early September, Dennis Rein, MOFD’s Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, invited Chief Priebe to join him at the Rim Fire Incident Command (IC), near Groveland, CA, for a personal view of how.. Read more

Town Council Discusses Moraga Road Marquee Replacement
After discussing options and hearing public support to replace the existing Moraga Road marquee with a new electronic, remote-controlled version, the Town Council directed staff to refine the design. .. Read more

Laguna Creek Repair Nearing Completion
After a delay in July due to the discovery and relocation of the California red-legged frog within the work area, construction to repair flood damage along Laguna Creek at the Hacienda de las Flores i.. Read more

Pavement Repair Project 2013 and 2014
With the paving complete for the 2013 Pavement Repair Project, the final stages (striping and completing punch list items) are underway and should be complete by mid-October. The Town is looking ahead.. Read more

Council Endorses Measure B: Moraga School District's Parcel Tax
On September 25 the Moraga Town Council unanimously endorsed Measure B, a proposed annual parcel tax of $192 per parcel until 2020. This decision came quickly after hearing from Moraga School District.. Read more