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.

Solicitor Permits
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) reminds everyone that permits are now required for anyone going door-to-door to peddle or solicit. Violators may be issued an infraction citation for violation o.. Read more

Tri-City Celebration of Completed Skatepark Parking Lot
It was a beautiful spring afternoon on Thursday, April 18 when the Lamorinda mayors, council members, commissioners, community, former skatepark committee members and staff all gathered to celebrate t.. Read more

Plastic Bag Ban Legislation
At their April 24 meeting, the Town Council discussed two bills that are currently being considered by the California State Legislature that address the use of plastic shopping bags. The bills would i.. Read more

Ken Tom Honored by Town Council
At the April 24 Town Council meeting, Moraga resident Ken Tom was honored for dedicated service to the Town and was presented with a proclamation declaring April 24, 2013 as “Ken Tom Day.”.. Read more

Help Create Community and Get Paid for It!
Moraga Parks and Recreation is currently hiring part‐time seasonal recreation leaders for the 2013 Camp Hacienda and Summer Park Program summer camps. Camp Hacienda, for children ages 5‐10, will be of.. Read more

2013 Pavement Repair Project Update
The 2013 Pavement Repair Project funded by the Measure K sales tax is moving forward rapidly for pavement construction and road repair. To that end, a Rubberized Asphalt Grant was awarded to the Town .. Read more

Neighborhood Disaster Radio Loan Program
To enhance the Town’s response to a major disaster, a new program is being tested to provide portable radios to local neighborhood leaders willing to accept the responsibility to report the stat.. Read more

One Bay Area Grant
At their regular meeting on April 10, Town Council authorized staff to submit two applications to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) for One Bay Area Grants (OBAG) to fund two transporta.. Read more

The Town Budget - a Key to Government Transparency
The Town does an annual, rigorous budgeting exercise that includes a revenue analysis, review of service levels provided, and cost estimates to provide those services. The Town Council adopts an annua.. Read more

Two Great Volunteer Opportunities in April
If anyone needs volunteer service hours, or just wants to help the community, there are two great volunteer opportunities coming up in April to assist the Town: Moraga Beautiful – Satur.. Read more

Garbage and Recycling Services
Every year the Contra Costa County Solid Waste Authority (CCCSWA) reviews its expenses to determine whether the fees it collects covers the service costs. Fortunately for Moraga rate payers, the CCCSW.. Read more

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Needs You
In Lamorinda, more than 450 citizens have taken CERT Emergency Preparedness Training and are ready to take care of their families and neighbors during and after a disaster. Join them and get prepared!.. Read more

Moraga Commons Master Plan Update Survey
The Park and Recreation Commission seeks your input on Moraga Commons Park! From March 27 to April 7 the Parks and Recreation Department solicited input from residents through an online survey. The .. Read more

2013 American Public Works Association (APWA) Award
Annually, APWA’s Northern California Chapter recognizes public agencies for best projects and staff. This year, the Town of Moraga’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program was awarded th.. Read more

Personnel Rules - What and Why?
In order to provide the public with the highest customer service, Personnel Rules establish a system for effective personnel management, including promoting fairness and equity in the recruitment, app.. Read more

Emergency Generator Project
On March 13, the Town Council adopted a resolution to accept a small Emergency Management Performance Grant ($2,606) and allocated the grant funds to offset costs associated with the installation of a.. Read more

'Tis the Season for Budget
It’s the start of “Budget Season” – that time of year when Town staff turns its attention to developing the budget for the next fiscal year that runs from July 1 to June 30. Th.. Read more

The Pavilion Restroom Gets a Face Lift
On February 27, the Town Council approved a construction contract for restroom renovations and Americans with Disabilities Act access to the Hacienda de las Flores’ Pavilion building. Constructi.. Read more

Safe Routes to School
Moraga Town staff is working with the Moraga School District staff to identify Safe Routes to School projects for Moraga’s K-8 public schools. The Town is receiving $6,000 for this project throu.. Read more

Moraga-Orinda Fire District Presents Plan to Share Station
The Moraga Orinda Fire District (MOFD) and Contra Costa County Fire (Con Fire) have begun discussions on whether to partner on building and operating a shared fire station on El Nido Ranch Road on the.. Read more