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.

Pothole Hotline Activated
The Public Works Department has unveiled a new way to bring potholes to the Town’s attention. Residents can send a text or email to, which will allow staff to better track .. Read more

New Department Location
The Planning Department has moved to the first floor at 329 Rheem Boulevard, directly across from the Police Department. The counter is open to the public, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:30 .. Read more

Crime Down Slightly in 2012
Most crime categories were down in 2012 as compared to 2011, except assaults, which rose 135%. The following represents Moraga crimes reported to the California Department of Justice: .. Read more

Council Goals Update
On Wednesday, January 23, the Town Council reviewed the list of goals identified during the initial Goal Setting Workshop on January 12. The goal to “initiate/complete targeted General Plan Amen.. Read more

Town Moving Forward with Leveraging New Local Sales Tax
At the January 23 meeting, the Town Council directed staff to work with Stone & Youngberg as underwriters for a financing program to leverage funding for the Town’s street repair program. Jo.. Read more

What Does it Take to Repair our Roads?
Now that Moraga voters passed Measure K and the Town Council created an Oversight Committee and directed staff to repair Moraga’s roads as efficiently as possible…what’s next? First.. Read more

Planning Department's Request for Qualifications
The Town of Moraga has issued a Request for Qualifications for consulting firms to provide community engagement and outreach, transportation planning, and traffic engineering services to the Town. The.. Read more

Help "Lift" the New Rheem Theatre
Several Moraga businesses are uniting to raise funds to bring The New Rheem Theatre into Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. There are two opportunities to help. The first one will be on.. Read more

Update on the Commons Skatepark Parking Lot
More new Skatepark parking lot construction is scheduled for this weekend as the soil is amended with lime. This procedure began on Thursday, January 24 and will take a few days. This frequently-used .. Read more

FY2012/13 Mid-Year Budget Report Approved
On January 23, the Town Council approved the FY 2012/13 Mid-Year Budget report. The Town Council adopted the FY 2012/13 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget on June 13, 2012. The budget provides a.. Read more

Campolindo Student Athletes Honored
On January 23 the Town Council honored Aidan Goltra with a proclamation for achieving the honors of North Coast Section and State Cross Country Champion. The Council also honored the Campolindo Girls .. Read more

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