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.

Bollinger Canyon Road Repair - October 27, 2017
Final paving is complete and utility cover adjustments occurred this week and permanent striping is scheduled for next week. The Town will upgrade the three-foot chain link fence along the bottom .. Read more

All-Access Playground Update - October 27, 2017
The contractor has completed construction of the concrete retaining walls for the playground area, and is currently performing grading and subdrainage work within the playground area. In the upcom.. Read more

Bollinger Canyon Road Repair – October 13, 2017
Work is nearing completion on Bollinger Canyon Road between Joseph Drive and St. Mary’s Road. The culvert that was undermining the roadway has been repaired. On Monday, October 16, the one lane .. Read more

All-Access Playground Update - October 13, 2017
Work on the project is currently proceeding after repeated delays caused by the contractor. On September 14, the Town issued a notice of default to the contractor indicating that the contractor may be.. Read more

Join NIXLE for Emergency and Other Notifications is a community information service the Town uses to keep residents informed via text and/or emails. Press releases, emergency alerts and informational advisories are sent out to warn of crim.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Update - October 13, 2017
The backfilling of the storm drain trench has been completed. Utility companies are currently reinstalling their lines and boxes within the sidewalk areas and the contractor has begun the restoration .. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Update - October 13, 2017
On September 28, the Town received four competitive bids to prepare the site, install abutments and landslide protection piers, and erect a Town-rented temporary one-lane bridge. Myers & Sons was .. Read more

Recent Town Council Actions on October 11, 2017
ROAD REPAIR AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2017 On April 28, 2017, the Governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Recovery and Repair Act of 2017 into law. SB 1 creates new taxes and fees that will fe.. Read more

Independent Auditors Complete Field Visit
Maze & Associates, the Town’s independent auditor, has finished a week-long visit to Town offices to complete the financial audit for the year ended June 30, 2017. The final draft of the aud.. Read more

All- Access Playground Project Update
Work on the project is proceeding, but is currently behind schedule. The Town has encountered repeated delays on the project caused by the contractor. Staff has taken appropriate measures, and remains.. Read more

Goodwill Industries Presentation
A presentation was made to the Council by Jim Caponigro, the President and CEO of Goodwill Industries serving the Greater East Bay Community. The presentation outlined the mission of Goodwill Industri.. Read more

Ribbon Cutting at West Commons Park
On the sunny morning of September 23, over 30 people attended the ribbon cutting and soft opening of the new West Commons Park. Mayor Onoda, Vice Mayor Wykle, and Councilmembers Trotter and Korpus wer.. Read more

Moraga Town Council to Discuss Town Manager Executive Search Process
At the October 11, 2017 meeting, the Town Council will provide feedback to Bobbi Peckham, President of Peckham and McKenney, on the executive search process for the next Town Manager. The public is in.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Repair Update - September 29, 2017
The sinkhole repair is proceeding well with the new Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP) installed and encased with a slurry backfill. The contractor placed 17 segments of 8-foot diameter RCP in the trench,.. Read more

Town Response to San Francisco Chronicle Article
In response to an article titled “Town tapped out: Moraga’s fiscal crisis shocks, baffles residents,” published by the San Francisco Chronicle on September 15, 2017, a draft rebuttal.. Read more

Oversize Vehicle Ordinance
The Town Council continued the public hearing on an amendment of Moraga’s Municipal Code (MMC) sections regulating the parking of vehicles on public streets. The amendments update the MMC to add.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Update - September 29, 2017
Brian Coyle, Canyon School District Boardmember, filed a Complaint and Application for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and Preliminary Injunction (PI), seeking to prevent the Town from demolishing.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - September 15, 2017
The utility relocation phase is complete and demolition of the bridge will begin on Monday, September 18, with work hours Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from .. Read more

Storm Drain Funding (SB 231)
The Town is actively monitoring the progress of Senate Bill 231, Sewers/Storm Water. If this legislation is signed by the Governor, it would offer local communities additional tools to generate fundin.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Repair Update, September 15, 2017
Repair work is on schedule with all of the failed 96 inch corrugated metal pipe removed. Installation of the new reinforced concrete pipe is scheduled to begin Monday, September 18. Temporary construc.. Read more