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.

Controlled Burn a Success
On June 29, 2019 the Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD), joined by units from four other fire departments, conducted a controlled burn on the Painted Rock property. Firefighters practiced wildland fir.. Read more

4th of July Celebration 2019 Thank You and Buy-a-Rocket Donation Information
Thank you to the community and service organizations who contributed to a successful 4th of July Celebration. The commitment of local volunteer groups created a memorable community event and fireworks.. Read more

"Copsicle" Fun at Hacienda Day Camp – Summer 2019
On July 2, Moraga Police officers made a surprise visit to the Hacienda Summer Day Camp. Officers handed out red white and blue “copsicles” to the campers, which was a hit! This was a fun .. Read more

MCSP Citizens' Advisory Committee Meeting – July 8, 2019
The Citizens’ Advisory Committee for the implementation of the Moraga Center Specific Plan (MCSP) held its first meeting on Monday, July 8, at the St. Mary’s College (SMC) Soda Center. The.. Read more

Los Encinos Appeal – July 10, 2019
Town Council heard an appeal of the Planning Commission’s 4-2 approval of amendments to the vesting tentative map and hillside development permit conditions of approval, revisions to grading des.. Read more

2020 Pavement Overlay Project
NCE has been providing the Town with pavement-related services including design, engineering, and pavement management updates since 2009. Town Council amended NCE’s contract to provide design se.. Read more

2019 Storm Drain Master Plan Update – June 2019
On May 8, 2019, the Town Council directed staff to return prior to fiscal year-end with a project to update the Town’s Storm Drain Master Plan (SDMP) capital and annual Operations and Maintenanc.. Read more

Welcome Moraga's Summer 2019 Engineering Interns
Chandler Ross, David Le, and Max Plotzeneder joined the Public Works team as Engineering Interns. They will be assisting on a special Geographic Information System (GIS) project to further map and fie.. Read more

Storm Drain Mapping Project - June 2019
NCE is developing and implementing the Town’s storm drain Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Program. During the gap analysis phase of the project, the Town learned that the existing storm dra.. Read more

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Legislative Update
On June 27, 2019 at the Town Council meeting, Assemblymember Bauer-Kahan shared information on the bills that she has been working on which include nine bills that have made it to the Senate. These bi.. Read more

FY2019/20 Operating and CIP Budgets Approved – June 27, 2019
Town Council approved an $18.21 million Fiscal Year 2019/20 Operating and Capital Improvement Program Budgets which includes a $10.24 million Operating Budget and a $7.97 million Capital Improvement P.. Read more

2019 Joint Moraga-Lafayette Surface Seal Project
Moraga and Lafayette are partnering on a surface seal project to gain cost savings through the economy of scales. VSS International, Inc. was the low bidder and was awarded the construction contract t.. Read more

Moraga Way and Canyon Road/Camino Pablo Construction Management – June 2019
A construction management team is needed to manage, inspect, and test materials for the upcoming Moraga Way and Canyon Road/Camino Pablo Improvement project. Staff conducted a Request for Technical Pr.. Read more

Moraga Way and Canyon Road/Camino Pablo Construction Contract – June 2019
The Public Works Department has completed the bidding process for the Moraga Way and Canyon Road/Camino Pablo Improvements project. The project will: 1) resurface, close sidewalk gap, and improve bicy.. Read more

EBMUD Litigation Update – June 26, 2019
The Town Council previously determined to initiate litigation against EBMUD regarding the landslide on EBMUD-owned property. Following the Council’s decision to initiate litigation, the Town and.. Read more

Drones and Emergencies DO NOT Mix
While drones can be fun to use and produce interesting photos and videos, they can be a hindrance to emergency crews at critical incidents. This past week, someone was flying a drone around the small .. Read more

Moraga Day Camp June 17 thru August 9, 2019
Moraga Day Camp begins Monday, June 17 and runs through August 9. Day campers 5 to 10 years of age are invited to attend. Camp is held in the Casita building at the Hacienda de las Flores and includes.. Read more

Residential Cart "Re-Stickering" Project – June 2019
Republic Services, the Town’s solid waste provider, is conducting a recycle and organics cart “re-stickering” project to replace some lid labels that have faded or peeled. On residen.. Read more

Town to Initiate Litigation Against EBMUD – June 12, 2019
After a special closed session, the Council authorized legal counsel to initiate litigation arising out of the landslides that impacted the Canyon Road bridges due to the fact that continuous discussi.. Read more

Radar Speed Signs – June 2019
Town Council approved a resolution authorizing the purchase of three speed signs that would complement the existing signs used by the Town. New technology will provide the same traffic information to .. Read more