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.

Two Great Volunteer Opportunities in April
If anyone needs volunteer service hours, or just wants to help the community, there are two great volunteer opportunities coming up in April to assist the Town: Moraga Beautiful – Satur.. Read more

Garbage and Recycling Services
Every year the Contra Costa County Solid Waste Authority (CCCSWA) reviews its expenses to determine whether the fees it collects covers the service costs. Fortunately for Moraga rate payers, the CCCSW.. Read more

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Needs You
In Lamorinda, more than 450 citizens have taken CERT Emergency Preparedness Training and are ready to take care of their families and neighbors during and after a disaster. Join them and get prepared!.. Read more

Moraga Commons Master Plan Update Survey
The Park and Recreation Commission seeks your input on Moraga Commons Park! From March 27 to April 7 the Parks and Recreation Department solicited input from residents through an online survey. The .. Read more

2013 American Public Works Association (APWA) Award
Annually, APWA’s Northern California Chapter recognizes public agencies for best projects and staff. This year, the Town of Moraga’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program was awarded th.. Read more

Personnel Rules - What and Why?
In order to provide the public with the highest customer service, Personnel Rules establish a system for effective personnel management, including promoting fairness and equity in the recruitment, app.. Read more

Emergency Generator Project
On March 13, the Town Council adopted a resolution to accept a small Emergency Management Performance Grant ($2,606) and allocated the grant funds to offset costs associated with the installation of a.. Read more

'Tis the Season for Budget
It’s the start of “Budget Season” – that time of year when Town staff turns its attention to developing the budget for the next fiscal year that runs from July 1 to June 30. Th.. Read more

The Pavilion Restroom Gets a Face Lift
On February 27, the Town Council approved a construction contract for restroom renovations and Americans with Disabilities Act access to the Hacienda de las Flores’ Pavilion building. Constructi.. Read more

Safe Routes to School
Moraga Town staff is working with the Moraga School District staff to identify Safe Routes to School projects for Moraga’s K-8 public schools. The Town is receiving $6,000 for this project throu.. Read more

Moraga-Orinda Fire District Presents Plan to Share Station
The Moraga Orinda Fire District (MOFD) and Contra Costa County Fire (Con Fire) have begun discussions on whether to partner on building and operating a shared fire station on El Nido Ranch Road on the.. Read more

Park and Recreation Commission Discuss a New Park
The Park and Recreation Commission discussed a proposed new park off Moraga Road in the Moraga Center Specific Plan area at its February 19 meeting. SummerHill Homes is proposing to dedicate and impro.. Read more

What Are Those White Marks on My Street?
The 2013 Pavement Repair project's design is underway! Starting March 11, you may see engineers walking the streets, measuring distances, taking notes, and marking the pavement with temporary white pa.. Read more

Park and Recreation Commission - Tuesday, March 19
The next Park and Recreation Commission meeting will be on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:00 pm, at the Hacienda de las Flores. SummerHill Homes, the developer of the Camino Ricardo subdivision, and the Comm.. Read more

Continuing the Vision For Rheem Valley
The Planning Commission, members of the public, and former Economic Development Action Committee (EDAC) members met on February 20 to discuss the Community Commercial zoning district, including option.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Appeal Denied
The Town Council considered the Saint Mary’s College (SMC) appeal regarding operating hours for its intramural field lights at its February 27 meeting. SMC had appealed the Planning Director&rsq.. Read more

Moraga Police Department Hiring Process
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) recently lost two officers to other police agencies. With an authorized strength of twelve sworn officers, losing two in a short time creates staffing issues and is .. Read more

Pothole Hotline Activated
The Public Works Department has unveiled a new way to bring potholes to the Town’s attention. Residents can send a text or email to, which will allow staff to better track .. Read more

Pavilion Building Renovation Approved
Town Council awarded a construction contract to GECO Incorporated for the renovation of restrooms and ADA access improvements to the Pavilion building at the Hacienda de las Flores. Many thanks to the.. Read more

Town Receives Clean Financial Audit
On February 27, the Town Council received and filed the Audited Financial Statements for the most recently completed fiscal year 2011/12. Maze & Associates served as the Town’s independent a.. Read more