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.

Staff Continues Emergency Training
Emergency preparation will be critical when a disaster actually happens. Consequently, Town Council has directed staff to continue to prepare, practice, and train for the next big emergency. Town Mana.. Read more

Paving Demonstration
On August 23 the paving contractors, inspectors, and engineers were on hand to demonstrate the beginning of the rubberized cape seal project. The Town’s elected and appointed officials, neighbor.. Read more

Hacienda Foundation Strategic Plan
The Hacienda Foundation presented their strategic plan for the Hacienda de las Flores to the Council on August 28. The Foundation’s plan includes continuing weddings/special events on weekends, .. Read more

$7.72 Million Expedite the Town's Road Repair
On August 21, $7.72 million in proceeds from the successful issuance of the 2013 Certificates of Participation (COP) was deposited with Wilmington Trust, the Town's trustee of the funds. The Town plan.. Read more

Summer Brings West Nile Virus
The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District recently announced that eight more dead birds tested positive for West Nile virus. Birds carry the West Nile virus and people can become infecte.. Read more

Plan Bay Area Adopted
On July 18, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Executive Board jointly approved the final Plan Bay Area, which is the long-range land u.. Read more

Welcome New Officer Kevin Mooney
Our newest police officer, Kevin Mooney, has already had an impressive career. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1981 and was trained as a Rifleman and Machine Gunner. He was commissioned as a 2nd.. Read more

Recent Planning Commission Action
On July 29, the Planning Commission considered and made a recommendation to the Town Council on amendments to clarify and streamline the Design Review process, and discussed draft text amendments rela.. Read more

Update on Financing for Measure K's Pavement Program
After Moraga voters overwhelmingly passed Measure K in November, 2012, the Council voted to leverage the new revenue stream to expedite road repairs, rather than waiting several years to amass enough .. Read more

2013 Pavement Repair Project Public Outreach Campaign
With the first phase of work underway for the 2013 Pavement Repair Project, the project team has been hard at work during their Public Outreach campaign. Brochures and letters were mailed to residents.. Read more

Laguna Creek Repair at Hacienda de las Flores
Construction has begun to repair flood damage along Laguna Creek at the Hacienda de las Flores. In early July, the creek’s flow was diverted around the damaged culvert near the Pavilion building.. Read more

Climate Action Plan Update
At the July 10 Town Council meeting, Graig Crossley, Chair of the Climate Action Task Force, gave the Council a progress report. After over a year of work, the Task Force has identified about sixty st.. Read more

Vacation House Watch
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) provides a vacation house watch service as part of their regular patrol duties. Anyone interested in having their home checked periodically while away on vacation sh.. Read more

All Furry Ears Reading at the Moraga Library
Who has all the time in the world; is always attentive; never judgmental; soft, furry, and friendly; and loves to be read to by first to fifth graders? The answer is a Therapy Read-Along Dog trained b.. Read more

Summer Camp Activities
It’s not too late to sign up for some great youth camps offered by the Moraga Parks and Recreation Department. Camp Hacienda, Creative Writing, Attack Algebra, Skyhawks Sports, MCC Golf and Tenn.. Read more

Climate Action Plan Update
At the July 10 Town Council meeting, Graig Crossley, Chair of the Climate Action Task Force, gave the Council a progress report. After over a year of work, the Task Force has identified about sixty st.. Read more

Council Leverages Sales Tax for Expedited Road Repair
On July 10, the Town Council directed staff to continue work on the legal documents necessary to leverage Measure K local sales tax revenues to finance street improvements over the next three years, b.. Read more

Effective Personnel Management 101
On July 10, the Town Council adopted Personnel Rules that will be used to provide daily guidance in making personnel-related decisions for the Town’s small government organization. Personnel Rul.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Update
Major construction is set to begin at Saint Mary’s College (SMC). The County Building Department issued the permit for construction of the 60,000-square-foot Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center o.. Read more

Welcome Back, Moraga Starbucks!
The Starbucks on Moraga Road passed its final Planning Department inspection on Friday, June 28. Changes include new wall treatments, furnishings, and décor. The contractors hope to have the bu.. Read more