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.

Canyon Road Bridge Pedestrian Walkway Update – May 2019
As reported previously in About Town articles, the bridge pedestrian walkway and Moraga-Lafayette Regional Trail (Trail) were closed because of new land movement on EBMUD-owned land adjacent to the te.. Read more

511 Contra Costa Summer Youth Bus Pass - 2019
511 Contra Costa, the County’s Transportation Demand Management Program, is pleased to announce its new Summer Youth Bus Pass for students. The Program has partnered with County Connection, Tri .. Read more

2019 Summer Concert Series
The Moraga Park Foundation ( presents the 2019 Summer Concert Series. Weekly concerts are held at Moraga Commons Park on Thursday nights beginning June 13 and .. Read more

Moraga School District After School Enrichment Programs
Town Council adopted a resolution to accept partial management responsibility of After School Enrichment Programs (ASEP) for the 2019/20 school year. The Town will assume management responsibility of .. Read more

Hetfield Estates Subdivision - May 2019
Town Council considered a one-year extension of the Vesting Tentative Map, General Development Plan, Conditional Use Permit and Hillside Development Permit for the Hetfield Estates Subdivision, a seve.. Read more

Wildfire Preparedness and Evacuation Brochure
An informative booklet is now available to assist you in preparing your family, home and neighborhood for the approaching wildland fire season. The more prepared we are as a community, the better we w.. Read more

Two Engineering Positions Now Open – April 2019
The Engineering Department has openings for an Associate Civil Engineer and an Engineering Intern. Associate Civil Engineer: The position will focus mainly on land development projects but offers.. Read more

Street Lighting Assessment District – May 2019
In order to maintain and continue the street lighting assessment district, the Town is required to conduct an annual levy and collection process. Town Council approved the Engineer’s Report, dec.. Read more

Sign Up For Community Warning System
During a disaster, such as a fire or earthquake, it is important to communicate accurate and prompt safety information to everyone. In an emergency, both Police and Fire agencies will primarily be usi.. Read more

School Bus Safety
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has been receiving a number of traffic complaints about speeding in school zones and drivers passing school buses that are displaying flashing red lights. These ligh.. Read more

School Bus Drivers Needed – May 2019
The Lamorinda School Bus Transportation Agency is experiencing a shortage of school bus drivers. Anyone interested is encouraged to apply. With no nights or weekends required, opportunities for additi.. Read more

National Public Works Week – May 2019
The Town Council issued a proclamation declaring National Public Works Week from May 19 through 25. Instituted in 1960 by the American Public Works Association, this week brings attention to the impor.. Read more

Mobile Moraga Available Now! – May 2019
The Town has launched Mobile Moraga which enables citizens to report non-emergency concerns to the Town. The FREE app is now available for download in the App Store and in Google Play. Citizens can al.. Read more

Climate Action Plan Implementation Update – May 2019
The Town Council was given an update on the progress in implementing the goals and strategies of the Town’s Climate Action Plan. After considering recommendations from staff, the Council voted u.. Read more

$2.65 Million FHWA Emergency Relief Reimbursement
The Town’s is scheduled to receive $2.65 million from the Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief in reimbursement for the temporary Canyon Road bridge project prior to fiscal year end, .. Read more

Master Fee Schedule Approved – Effective July 2019
As part of the annual budget process, the Town Council adopted a resolution to authorize updates to the Town’s Master Fee Schedule. The FY 2019/20 updated Master Fee Schedule lists all the fees .. Read more

Fire Prevention Presentation by MOFD Chief – May 2019
Chief Winnacker provided information on the Moraga-Orinda Fire District’s (MOFD) efforts to mitigate wildland fire risk which included information on high severity zones; history on major past f.. Read more

FY 2019/20 Operating and Capital Improvement Program Budgets – May 2019
Following the mid-year budget review and the development of the Town goals and priorities in January, the Town Council and staff began the process of developing the operating and capital budgets for F.. Read more

Welcome New Assistant Engineer, Sharon Chan – April 2019
Sharon Chan has joined the Public Works team to fill the Assistant Engineer position that has been vacant since June 2018. She recently worked for BKF Engineers as a Project Engineer and has been work.. Read more

Update on Sinkhole at 398 Rheem Boulevard – April 26, 2019
On April 19, the Shopping Center property owner inspected the 96-inch Corrugated Metal Pipe (CMP) storm drain culvert and discovered that a 20-feet section of CMP under the sinkhole was offset which w.. Read more