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.

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

Park and Recreation Commission Discuss a New Park
The Park and Recreation Commission discussed a proposed new park off Moraga Road in the Moraga Center Specific Plan area at its February 19 meeting. SummerHill Homes is proposing to dedicate and impro.. Read more

What Are Those White Marks on My Street?
The 2013 Pavement Repair project's design is underway! Starting March 11, you may see engineers walking the streets, measuring distances, taking notes, and marking the pavement with temporary white pa.. Read more

Park and Recreation Commission - Tuesday, March 19
The next Park and Recreation Commission meeting will be on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:00 pm, at the Hacienda de las Flores. SummerHill Homes, the developer of the Camino Ricardo subdivision, and the Comm.. Read more

Continuing the Vision For Rheem Valley
The Planning Commission, members of the public, and former Economic Development Action Committee (EDAC) members met on February 20 to discuss the Community Commercial zoning district, including option.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Appeal Denied
The Town Council considered the Saint Mary’s College (SMC) appeal regarding operating hours for its intramural field lights at its February 27 meeting. SMC had appealed the Planning Director&rsq.. Read more

Moraga Police Department Hiring Process
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) recently lost two officers to other police agencies. With an authorized strength of twelve sworn officers, losing two in a short time creates staffing issues and is .. Read more

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

Pavilion Building Renovation Approved
Town Council awarded a construction contract to GECO Incorporated for the renovation of restrooms and ADA access improvements to the Pavilion building at the Hacienda de las Flores. Many thanks to the.. Read more

Town Receives Clean Financial Audit
On February 27, the Town Council received and filed the Audited Financial Statements for the most recently completed fiscal year 2011/12. Maze & Associates served as the Town’s independent a.. Read more

Thank you, Citizens of Moraga, For a Rewarding Valentine's Lunch!
Ellen Beans began the event stating “Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations we tend to take for granted.” In this spirit of expressing well‐.. Read more

Mother Daughter Tea Another Success!
The 4th annual Mother Daughter Tea was held on Saturday, February 9, at the Hacienda de las Flores. Mothers and daughters dressed up in their finest party dresses and dined on heart-shaped scones with.. Read more

Commons Skatepark Parking Lot Update
This project has hit a milestone by completing the paving, after the successful lime treatment of soils and the placement of aggregate base. The next steps will be to grade and hydroseed the bioswale .. Read more

Bill Snider Chosen as Business Person of the Year
Council unanimously approved a proclamation for Bill Snider who was selected by the Moraga Chamber of Commerce as Business Person of 2013. Not only is Bill the owner of Ace Hardware and Across the.. Read more

Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance
On February 13, the Town Council adopted a new Ordinance entitled “Peddlers and Solicitors.” The new Ordinance will require every person over age fifteen (15) to obtain a Town permit throu.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Appeal - Wednesday, February 27
The Town Council will consider Saint Mary’s College’s appeal regarding the operating hours of the intramural field lights at its meeting Wednesday, February 27. If you have an opinion or s.. Read more

RFP for 2013 Pavement Repair Project
The Town has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Construction Management and Inspection Services for the upcoming Measure K funded 2013 Pavement Repair project. To ensure the Town receives high q.. Read more

Campolindo Girls Water Polo Team Honored
The Girls Varsity Water Polo team was honored at the February 13 Town Council meeting before a large crowd of student athletes, parents, coaches, and school administration. The team achieved outstandi.. Read more

New Radio Equipment Installed
The Town of Moraga has a licensed radio frequency used by Police and Public Works. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mandated narrow-banding of all public radio channels effective January 1,.. Read more