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.

Lamorinda Disaster Response Training - A Rim Fire Experience
In early September, Dennis Rein, MOFD’s Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, invited Chief Priebe to join him at the Rim Fire Incident Command (IC), near Groveland, CA, for a personal view of how.. Read more

Town Council Discusses Moraga Road Marquee Replacement
After discussing options and hearing public support to replace the existing Moraga Road marquee with a new electronic, remote-controlled version, the Town Council directed staff to refine the design. .. Read more

Laguna Creek Repair Nearing Completion
After a delay in July due to the discovery and relocation of the California red-legged frog within the work area, construction to repair flood damage along Laguna Creek at the Hacienda de las Flores i.. Read more

Pavement Repair Project 2013 and 2014
With the paving complete for the 2013 Pavement Repair Project, the final stages (striping and completing punch list items) are underway and should be complete by mid-October. The Town is looking ahead.. Read more

Council Endorses Measure B: Moraga School District's Parcel Tax
On September 25 the Moraga Town Council unanimously endorsed Measure B, a proposed annual parcel tax of $192 per parcel until 2020. This decision came quickly after hearing from Moraga School District.. Read more

Council Considers Ridgeline Protection
On September 25, the Town Council considered potential updates to existing Town regulations that protect hillsides and ridgelines. The Council directed staff to develop a draft scope of work to begin .. Read more

Calle La Mesa Storm Drain Repair Project Update
On September 25, the Town Council awarded a contract to Siteworks Construction for the construction of the 199 Calle la Mesa/677 Moraga Road Storm Drainage Repair project. This project is a collaborat.. Read more

Design Review Ordinance
On September 25, the Town Council adopted amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 8.72: Design Review, to simplify and streamline design review procedures in single family, multi-family, commercial and o.. Read more

Design Review Amendments
At the Town Council meeting on August 28, 2013, the Planning Director presented draft amendments to the Moraga Design Review Ordinance to improve customer service and encourage repairs of buildings an.. Read more

New Park and Recreation Commissioner Appointed
At a Special Town Council Meeting on September 11, Robert Giomi was appointed to the Park and Recreation Commission to fill a vacancy expiring in March of 2014. Mr. Giomi has served on the Park and Re.. Read more

Parks and Recreation Welcomes Clinton Calkins
Parks and Recreation Welcomes Clinton Calkins.. Read more

Pavement Repair Project Update
The Town’s paving project passed a milestone on Monday, September 9, when it completed the first phase of construction by finishing the chip seal stage of the job. The second phase, application .. Read more

2013 Moraga Night Out - Sunday, September 22, 2013
On Sunday, September 22, the Moraga Citizen Corps Council will host the 2013 Moraga Night Out. This is a chance for Moraga residents to join with their neighbors to discuss emergency preparedness, and.. Read more

Moraga Welcomes Saint Mary's College President
Saint Mary’s College’s new President, James Donahue, was introduced and welcomed to Moraga by the Town Council at the August 28 Council meeting. President Donahue thanked the Council for t.. Read more

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