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.

California Building Code Adopted
On January 22, the Town Council approved Ordinance No. 243, adopting the 2013 California State Building Code (CBSC), with enhancements to some building requirements to address local seismic and fire h.. Read more

Lamorinda Action Plan
At its January 22 meeting, the Town Council discussed the Lamorinda Action Plan. The plan is required as part of Measure J’s half-cent sales tax for roads and is tied to the County’s growt.. Read more

New Objectives at Goal Setting Workshop
On January 14, the Town Council hosted a community goal setting workshop for the new year. Mayor Ken Chew established four overarching goals for the year: 1) Maintain Excellence in Stewardship; 2) Max.. Read more

Emergency Preparedness Update to Council
An Emergency Preparedness Update was presented to the Town Council on January 22. Dennis Rein, the Lamorinda Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, provided an Outline ( Read more

Council Approves Mid-Year Adjustments to FY2013-14 Budget
At its January 22 meeting, the Town Council reviewed budget-to-actual figures for the current fiscal year 2013/14 (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014). The budget provides a working financial plan for.. Read more

Joint Facilities Planning Committee
The initial meeting for the Town Council-approved Joint Facilities Planning Subcommittee is set for Monday, February 10, at 6:00 pm at the Hacienda. This subcommittee, consisting of representatives fr.. Read more

More Streets Added to the 2014 Pavement Repair Project
The 2014 Pavement Repair project had its budget amended at the January 22 Town Council meeting to increase its construction budget from $3 to $3.5 million. As a result, three additional street segment.. Read more

331 Rheem Remodel Update
On January 22, the Council considered a $30,000 contract amendment to move forward on cost estimating and construction management services to complete the interior and consider exterior improvements a.. Read more

Crime Down Slightly in 2013
Overall crime continues to decrease in Moraga, but residents still need to be reminded to secure homes and vehicles. The following represents a comparison of Moraga crimes reported to the Californ.. Read more

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