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.

New Councilmembers Attend Training
To best serve the Town, new Councilmembers Roger Wykle and Phil Arth attended a three-day training hosted by the League of California Cities. The training covered a range of topics, but several sessio.. Read more

Third Graders at Rheem Elementary Weigh in on their Visions
Ann Ralph, a third grade teacher at Rheem School, invited Town Manager Jill Keimach to this year’s Read-a-Thon, where her students attentively (or politely) listened to a story about Jackie Robi.. Read more

Complete Streets and Future Road Funding
On January 9, the Town Council adopted a resolution finding the Town’s General Plan consistent with the Complete Streets Act of 2008. All future road and street funding will be consolidated unde.. Read more

Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee Charter Established
On January 9, the Town Council provided direction to staff on the terms, composition and duties of the new Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee pursuant to the passage of the Measure K sales tax. The C.. Read more

Interoperable Radio System Update
All Moraga Police radios have been transitioned to the new interoperable system provided by the East Bay Regional Communications System Authority (EBRCSA) and are currently working on the system&rsquo.. Read more

New Rheem Theatre Update
On January 18, three of the four screens in the theatre will go dark indefinitely as the historic movie palace succumbs to modern-day Americans with Disabilities Act code issues. An aging wheelchair l.. Read more

Solicitor and Peddler Ordinance Proposed
On January 9, the Town Council discussed a proposed ordinance addressing solicitors and peddlers. The ordinance is intended to provide clear rules of behavior for these activities and to provide a per.. Read more

Thank you Moraga!
We wish Moraga residents, business owners and volunteers the happiest of holidays and hope you are able to share good times with friends and family. As we look forward to a productive, prosperous, and.. Read more

New Council Seated for 2013
At the Town Council reorganization on Wednesday, December 12, Roger Wykle, Mike Metcalf and Phil Arth were sworn in by the Town Clerk immediately following the certification of the election votes. Hea.. Read more

Update on Skatepark Parking Lot
Construction of the new Commons Park parking lot has been interrupted by early, heavy, wet weather. The rain has created overly moist soil conditions that prevent successful paving of the parking area.. Read more

Update on Crosswalks at Corliss and Woodford
The solar pedestrian signal equipment and solar streetlights for these high visibility crosswalks should arrive within the next two weeks. Depending on holiday schedules, this equipment will be instal.. Read more

You Can Still Buy-a-Bulb!
The season may be over, but the Buy-a-Bulb fundraiser to light the Holiday Tree at the Commons Park continues and contributions in any amount are accepted. The Town’s goal is to raise $5,000 thr.. Read more

Shop Moraga First for the Holidays
Remember to Shop Moraga First for the holidays to support small businesses and keep tax dollars in town! The Rheem and Moraga shopping centers are home to a variety of merchants that provide most of y.. Read more

Metropolitan Transportation Commission "Pavement Report"
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is the transportation planning, coordinating, and financing agency for the nine-county Bay Area. MTC released their 2011 Pavement Report ranking Moraga&rsq.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes
The Design Review Board (DRB) and Planning Commission (PC) held a joint meeting on November 5 to consider a 55-unit townhouse project on Moraga Way. City Ventures presented its proposed plans for two-.. Read more

Behind the Orange Curtain
On November 9 in Moraga and November 11 in Orinda, the CAIFF showed a documentary film titled Behind the Orange Curtain which chronicled the epidemic of prescription drug abuse (primarily OxyContin) i.. Read more

Update of Library Commissioner Lum's Goals
On November 14, the Town Council heard from Moraga’s Library Commissioner Rodger Lum on his accomplishments from last year and goals for next year. The Library Commission’s focus for 2012 .. Read more

Town Council Discusses Moraga Adobe
The Moraga Town Council discussed and offered additional suggestions to assist the Orinda City Council in its appeal hearing for the Joaquin Moraga Adobe. The Adobe was built in 1841 atop a knoll with.. Read more

Rubberized Pavement Grant Augments Paving Budget
The Town of Moraga has applied for a Rubberized Pavement Grant from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery that incorporates old tires into the Town’s rubberized cape seal paving pro.. Read more

Revenue and Expenditures Report Released for First Quarter
At its November 14 meeting, the Town Council approved the first quarter revenue and expenditure figures for the current fiscal year 2012/13. As a best practice in transparent government operations, re.. Read more