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.

Welcome Raul Serrano, Maintenace Worker
Raul Serrano has been hired as a maintenance worker for the Town. Raul is one of four maintenance workers, led by the Town’s Maintenance Manager, who maintain all Town roads, parks and facilitie.. Read more

Dispose of Unwanted Medications
The Moraga Police Department (MPD), through a cooperative effort with Contra Costa Central Sanitary District, accepts unwanted prescription and other medications for safe disposal. Drop off medication.. Read more

Lamorinda Joint Meeting Update - April 26, 2018
On April 26, the City of Orinda hosted the annual Special Joint Meeting of the Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda City/Town Councils. The three Councils heard reports on: the Implications of Approved and Pr.. Read more

La Finestra at the Hacienda
A new restaurant could soon be coming to the Hacienda. Town Council has authorized the Town Manager to commence lease negotiations with Jeff Assadi, the Chef/Owner of La Finestra, which recently burne.. Read more

Council and Community Goals for 2018
GETTING THINGS DONE: A YEAR OF OPPORTUNITY AND RECOVERY The Town Council discussed their goals for 2018, at the April 25 Council meeting, which include obtaining reimbursement funding for the sin.. Read more

Welcome Steve Kowalski, Senior Planner
Steve Kowalski has been appointed as Moraga’s new Senior Planner. Steve will be filling a crucial position supporting the Town’s planning efforts and goals. He has extensive experience wor.. Read more

Recent Town Council Actions on April 25, 2018
PROCLAMATION FOR POLICE WEEK AND PEACE OFFICERS’ MEMORIAL DAY Town Council presented a proclamation designating May 13 to 19 as Police Week. Peace Officers’ Memorial Day in Moraga is .. Read more

Summer Recreation Leaders Needed
The Parks and Recreation Department is currently recruiting part-time employees to work at Moraga Day Camp (formerly Camp Hacienda), the Town-run summer day camp. Positions include Recreation Leader I.. Read more

Welcome Joe Tanner, Administrative Services Director
Joe Tanner has been appointed as Moraga’s new Administrative Services Director. Mr. Tanner grew up in the area and is familiar with the Town’s charm and amenities. He received his Bachelor.. Read more

Town of Moraga Blood Drive a Success
Thank you to everyone who took the time out of their day to donate blood for the Town’s second blood drive. Because of the Town’s donors, 24 pints of blood were collected, which equates to.. Read more

Recent Town Council Actions on April 11, 2018
CHANGE TO SOCIAL HOST ORDINANCE APPROVED Town Council adopted a change to the Social Host Ordinance in light of the new recreational marijuana laws. Currently, the Ordinance prohibits any person .. Read more

MCE Clean Energy Update
Beginning in April, MCE Clean Energy, a local, not-for profit, public agency began providing renewable energy service to Moraga residences and businesses that did not opt out during the enrollment per.. Read more

Hillside and Ridgeline Regulations Ordinance and Resolutions
The Town Council introduced an Ordinance amending Titles 8 and 14 of the Municipal Code and adopted several resolutions amending the General Plan, MOSO Guidelines and Design Guidelines, and the enviro.. Read more

Management Partners Moraga Staffing Assessment
The results of the March 2018 Staffing Level Assessment performed by Management Partners were presented to the Town Council. The report compared the Town to five similar agencies and reported that Mor.. Read more

Stormwater Fee Vote for Town-owned Parcels
Under the regulations established through Proposition 218, State law dictates that schools, churches and public entities are not exempt from the Stormwater Fee and requires that the fees are proportio.. Read more

Fiscal Year 2018/19 Town Budget Development
Town staff is working diligently on developing the annual operating budget and 5-Year Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Year 2018/19. The process starts with staff reviewing revenues and expendit.. Read more

Credit Card Skimmers
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has been investigating a number of fraud cases involving credit card skimming. Please take precautions to avoid becoming a victim, such as: at outdoor terminals, che.. Read more

What is the NPDES Fund?
In 1993, Contra Costa County established Stormwater Utility Areas to collect and distribute funds to all of its cities, including Moraga, to address cleanwater requirements and operate and maintain th.. Read more

Update on the Town's Status of Fiscal Emergency - March 30, 2018
The Town, keeping with the philosophy of minimal government and fiscal prudence, consistently practices fiscal discipline, especially pursuing cost savings since the Rheem Boulevard sinkhole and the C.. Read more

Summer Activity Guide Available Now
The Summer 2018 Moraga Activity Guide (http://www.moraga.ca.us/dept/park-rec/activityguide)is available online and registration (https://secure.rec1.com/CA/moraga-parks-recreation/catalog) for camps a.. Read more