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.

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

Moraga Welcomes New Library Manager
At the November 14 Town Council meeting, Moraga’s new Senior Community Library Manager, Diane McDonnell, was introduced to the community. Diane brings a unique set of knowledge, skills and backg.. Read more

Mayor's State of the Town Address Presentation
In the elegant and newly constructed Moraga Country Club, Town residents and business owners gathered last Thursday to mingle with each other and look back over the past year’s accomplishmen.. Read more

Thank you to Outgoing Councilmembers Harpham and Mendonca
The Town of Moraga and staff would like to thank outgoing Councilmembers Howard Harpham and Karen Mendonca for their four years of dedicated volunteer public service. Their terms produced a number of .. Read more

Moraga Citizen's Corps Council Needs You!
Moraga’s Citizen Corps Council (MCCC) is a collaboration of citizens, police and fire personnel, the Red Cross, and Town officials who are instrumental in coordinating the Town’s efforts i.. Read more

Climate Action Plan Task Force Meeting – Monday, December 10
At the next Climate Action Plan Task Force meeting, Quest, an energy consultant, will present baseline findings of greenhouse gas emissions and a draft Energy Action Plan. The Task Force will also dis.. Read more

Planning Commission Meeting - Monday, December 3
At the next Planning Commission meeting, Signature Properties will present a series of changes to its proposed single-family residential subdivision on the former bowling alley site, across from the R.. Read more

Upcoming Planning Commission and Design Review Board Meetings
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Planning Commission (PC) and Design Review Board (DRB) meetings on November 19 and 26 will be cancelled. The next regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting w.. Read more

Moraga Commons Main Parking Lot Repairs
The main Moraga Commons parking lot off of St. Mary’s Road will be closed on November 26 and 27 for pavement repairs due to damage caused by tree roots. Buy a Bulb- Light the Holiday Tree! Li.. Read more

Thank you Moraga Voters for Your Support of Measure K!
On November 6, over 70% of Moraga voters overwhelmingly supported Measure K, a one cent Sales Tax measure focused on repairing our roads. Most impressively, the support increased dramatically from the.. Read more