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.

Rollover Truck Accident
On Tuesday August 7, at 8:05 am, traffic on St. Mary’s Rd. was affected by a non-injury rollover collision near the Bollinger Canyon Road intersection. A loaded appliance delivery truck drove to.. Read more

Vacation House Watch
Summer vacation time is here and the Moraga Police Department (MPD) provides a vacation house watch service as part of their patrol duties. If you are interested in having your home checked periodical.. Read more

Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority Online Survey
The Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority (CCCSWA), which manages garbage, recycling and green waste services, is entering a new franchise period and wants public input as they move forward. Plea.. Read more

Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Budgets Online
The Town Council adopted the Five-Year Financial Plan along with FY 2012/13 Operating and Capital Improvement Program Budgets at its June 13 meeting. The budget serves as the Town’s spending pla.. Read more

Open and Transparent Government
The Town of Moraga is pleased to report that it will continue to adhere to the Brown Act (the State’s local government open meetings act) despite the State’s decision to suspend its requir.. Read more

Town Council Outlines Process to Vacate Right-Of-Way
The Town Council clarified the process the Town will use to vacate an offer of dedication of an 84-foot wide right-of-way on property between 1150 Moraga Way and 1280 Moraga Way. City Ventures recentl.. Read more

Town Council Election
The nomination period for Council candidates has been extended until Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 5:00 pm, as one of the incumbents did not file to run for re-election on the November ballot. Nominat.. Read more

Moraga not Facing Redevelopment State Take-Aways
Recent headline news about many California cities’ fight against the State abolishment of Redevelopment Agencies does not affect Moraga. Redevelopment Agencies were used by many cities as a fina.. Read more

Hetfield Estates Decision
The Planning Commission approved the Hetfield Estates Conceptual Development Plan for seven smaller lots on July 16, 2012. Six large lots were initially proposed and eight smaller lots were identified.. Read more

329 Rheem Boulevard Remodel Begins
Plans have been drafted and schedules developed to do a minor remodel of the Town offices at 329 Rheem Boulevard in order to move Finance staff out of the Hacienda. Only Parks and Recreation will rema.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Starts Grading for Recreation Facility
Saint Mary’s College started construction activities Thursday, July 26, including excavation and rough grading for the recently-approved student recreation facility. The approval allows construc.. Read more

New Dehli Bistro Opening Friday, July 27
Moraga’s newest restaurant and dining experience will have its “soft opening” today, Friday. The New Delhi Bistro, an Indian restaurant, is owned and operated by Roos Pal, who also o.. Read more

Business Signs in Moraga
At its July 16 meeting, the Planning Commission upheld a Design Review Board (DRB) decision and required Lamorinda Gas (a future Valero station) to remove existing signage and install new signs that a.. Read more

Emergency Preparedness Process
The Town Council has directed staff to make emergency preparedness a high priority. In response, staff has worked closely with the Lamorinda Emergency Preparedness Coordinator and has made consistent .. Read more

Two Volunteers Needed
Moraga depends on its volunteers! Currently, the Town is actively recruiting to fill the vacant Moraga seat on the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA). Applicants should be interested.. Read more

Town Responds to Errors in the Grand Jury Report on Pension Reform
At its meeting on Wednesday, July 11, the Town Council provided input and approved the response to the Grand Jury Report on “City Retirement Plans, An Unsustainable Benefit?” The Grand Jur.. Read more

Open for Business Pledge
At its July 11 meeting, the Town Council joined other Contra Costa and Alameda County cities and adopted an “Open for Business” pledge. The Pledge helps focus attention on the business cli.. Read more

New Public Works Director/Town Engineer Hired
After a very competitive process for the Town’s Public Works Director/Town Engineer position, we are happy to welcome Edric Kwan to the position. Edric is currently the City Engineer for Richmon.. Read more

Summer Camps in Moraga!
There are only five weeks of summer left and plenty of summer camp opportunities in Moraga! Sign up now on the Town’s website for a new session including Summer Park Program, Camp Hacienda, Euro.. Read more

Council Rescinds Off-Leash Animal Ordinance at Rancho Laguna Park
The majority of the Council voted Wednesday night to remove the Ordinance they adopted in May that would have limited off-leash dogs to fenced dog parks less than 3 acres. The off-leash morning and ev.. Read more