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.

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

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

New Department Location
The Planning Department has moved to the first floor at 329 Rheem Boulevard, directly across from the Police Department. The counter is open to the public, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:30 .. Read more

Crime Down Slightly in 2012
Most crime categories were down in 2012 as compared to 2011, except assaults, which rose 135%. The following represents Moraga crimes reported to the California Department of Justice: .. Read more

Council Goals Update
On Wednesday, January 23, the Town Council reviewed the list of goals identified during the initial Goal Setting Workshop on January 12. The goal to “initiate/complete targeted General Plan Amen.. Read more

Town Moving Forward with Leveraging New Local Sales Tax
At the January 23 meeting, the Town Council directed staff to work with Stone & Youngberg as underwriters for a financing program to leverage funding for the Town’s street repair program. Jo.. Read more

What Does it Take to Repair our Roads?
Now that Moraga voters passed Measure K and the Town Council created an Oversight Committee and directed staff to repair Moraga’s roads as efficiently as possible…what’s next? First.. Read more

Planning Department's Request for Qualifications
The Town of Moraga has issued a Request for Qualifications for consulting firms to provide community engagement and outreach, transportation planning, and traffic engineering services to the Town. The.. Read more

Help "Lift" the New Rheem Theatre
Several Moraga businesses are uniting to raise funds to bring The New Rheem Theatre into Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. There are two opportunities to help. The first one will be on.. Read more

Update on the Commons Skatepark Parking Lot
More new Skatepark parking lot construction is scheduled for this weekend as the soil is amended with lime. This procedure began on Thursday, January 24 and will take a few days. This frequently-used .. Read more