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.

Community Donations Benefit the Town
Moraga Parks and Recreation says “THANK YOU” to the many generous organizations that have contributed funds this year for local events and supplies. The Moraga Junior Women’s Club do.. Read more

Protect Newly Paved Streets!
The Town has approximately 56 miles of paved streets with an appraised value of $117.5 million, making pavement one of the Town’s most significant assets. Independent studies have confirmed that.. Read more

Is Your Street Being Repaired This Summer?
Starting mid-July, Moraga’s 2013 Pavement Repair Project will be underway addressing nearly half of all neighborhood streets with a rubberized cape seal or micro-seal treatment. To see if your s.. Read more

New Moraga Polica Officer, Mandy Smith
On June 12, Mandy Smith was introduced to the Town Council and was sworn in as Moraga PD’s newest police officer. Mandy was born and raised in Modesto and graduated from Modesto JC with an AA de.. Read more

Local Firm Awarded Town's Information Technology (IT) Contract
The Town’s IT needs cover a broad range of services such as network development and maintenance, PC support, hardware and software upgrades and maintenance, security, backup, strategic planning,.. Read more

Moraga Police Department in the News
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has been spotlighted favorably in two recent new items; first on May 10 in a front page CC Times article about soaring property crime rates, and on May 18 in a KPIX .. Read more

Council Recognizes Frank Sperling
At the May 22 Town Council meeting, Frank Sperling was recognized by the Council for his generous volunteerism and service to the Town. Frank first served on the Moraga Planning Commission from 1990 t.. Read more

Pavilion Renovation Passes Final Inspection
The Hacienda Foundation of Moraga and the Town have partnered once again to complete the most recent capital improvement project at the Hacienda de las Flores. The Pavilion was renovated with two new .. Read more

Council Honors Campolindo Decathlon Team
On May 22, the Town Council honored members of the Campolindo High School Academic Decathlon Team. Excellence in academics was highlighted as the auditorium was filled with students, parents, and scho.. Read more

Planning Commission - Monday, June 03, 2013
At its regular meeting on Monday, June 3, the Planning Commission will consider a proposed variance for an addition that encroaches into the setback at 271 Donald Drive. They will also discuss the dra.. Read more

Town Open House and Chamber Mixer a Grand Success
On May 21, in partnership with the Moraga Chamber of Commerce, Town staff hosted an open house for residents, business owners and operators, Council and visitors to unveil the Town Office remodel. Sin.. Read more

Town Council Adopts Updated Fee Schedule
On May 22, the Town Council held a Public Hearing to update the Town’s Master Fee Schedule. Fees are reviewed annually to ensure that they are appropriate and reflect the estimated reasonable co.. Read more

Town Council Approves Employee Agreements
Town Council members present at the May 22 meeting unanimously approved five employee agreements that create a long-term sustainable and balanced budget. Council expressed their appreciation of staff .. Read more

Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee – Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The new Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the Hacienda de las Flores, Mosaic Room (2100 Donald Drive). The agenda w.. Read more

Hacienda Home/Made - Cafe and Bakery
The Town Council approved an exciting new opportunity for residents and visitors of Moraga by awarding a three-month contract to Café Hacienda home/made to operate from the Hacienda kitchen.. Read more

Town Receives AA+ Rating from Standard & Poor's
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) conducted a formal credit review and affirmed the 'AA+' long-term rating on Moraga’s 2010 Certificates of Participation (COPs). S&P believes that Mo.. Read more

Moraga Highlighted After Medical Marijuana Decision
On May 6, the California State Supreme Court ruled that cities and counties have the right to ban medical marijuana dispensaries within their jurisdictions. Moraga’s Mayor Dave Trotter spoke.. Read more

Annual General Plan Review
The Town Council received an update on the Town’s 2012 accomplishments and progress towards meeting General Plan goals at its May 8 meeting. The update fulfills a General Plan requirement to.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Student Recreation Center Update
The Planning Commission and Design Review Board approved Saint Mary’s College’s (SMC) student recreation facility last summer. The approval required conditions and mitigation measures to a.. Read more

Dick Olsen Honored as 2013 Citizen of the Year
On May 3, Dick Olsen was publicly recognized as Moraga’s 2013 Citizen of the Year at Saint Mary’s College Soda Center. Mayor Trotter, Councilmember Metcalf, and other dignitaries honor.. Read more