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.

Town Manager Recruitment Process
With the pending retirement of Town Manager Robert Priebe, the Town Council authorized an agreement for executive search services with Peckham & McKenney to identify a new Town Manager. This firm .. Read more

Centralized Video Surveillance Project
The Town Council accepted a $60,000 donation from the Moraga Community Foundation (MCF) to be used to implement a centralized video surveillance program for the Town. MCF coordinated a fundraising cam.. Read more

Accessory Dwelling Units Ordinance
The Town Council reviewed an Ordinance revising and updating the Town’s regulations for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), also known as “Secondary Living” or “In-Law” unit.. Read more

Moraga Welcomes New Postmaster
Manuel Valdez was sworn in as Postmaster at the Moraga Post Office on Center Street on September 1, 2017. Mayor Teresa Onoda was on hand to congratulate him and present him with a proclamation from th.. Read more

Oversize Vehicle Parking Ordinance
The Town Council reviewed an Ordinance amending Moraga’s Municipal Code (MMC) regulating the parking of vehicles on public streets. The purpose of these amendments is to update the MMC to addres.. Read more

Firearms Ordinances Study Session
Town Council conducted a study session on two firearms related Ordinances that were requested by a group of citizens. The first would require all residents to secure their firearms in their homes at a.. Read more

All-Access Playground Equipment Purchase
Town Council authorized the purchase of the Lamorinda All-Access Playground equipment and rubber surfacing at a discount through the HGACBuy local government purchasing program. The actual cost for th.. Read more

Community Watch Program Reaches Fundraising Goal!
The Moraga Community Foundation (MCF) announced that the $60,000 fundraising goal for the Town’s surveillance camera systems has been achieved. The funds will be used to purchase and install cam.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - August 28, 2017
Sprint is finishing their utility relocation work this week. This work is critical and must occur prior to demolishing the existing bridge. Delays in Sprint’s work has the bridge reopening resch.. Read more

City Ventures Final Map
All Tentative Map conditions required for approval of the Final Map have been satisfied by the developer. Approval of the Final Map is a ministerial action by the Town Council and does not require a p.. Read more

Council Appointment to MCE Clean Energy Board
Town Council appointed Councilmember Trotter to the Town’s seat on the Board of MCE Clean Energy, with Mayor Onoda as the alternate. In June, the Town Council authorized the Town’s partici.. Read more

Campolindo High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team
The 2017 Campolindo High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse team was honored with a proclamation for their outstanding season, winning the Diablo Athletic League (DAL) Championship and the Division II North.. Read more

Digital Activity Guide
Following Council direction to reduce costs, beginning in the fall of 2017, the Town will no longer print and mail Parks and Recreation Department Activity Guides to every home in Moraga. Classes,.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - August 14, 2017
Sprint’s relocation of fiber optic lines from below the Canyon Road Bridge is progressing slower than anticipated. Due to their horizontal directional drilling operation encountering granite roc.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Repair Update - August 14, 2017
The sinkhole and permanent storm drain repair work is progressing on schedule. Although the sinkhole was temporarily filled to stabilize the spaghetti bowl of utilities, the project is continuing .. Read more

Moraga Center Specific Plan Implementation Project Update
At a Study Session on August 9 the Town Council received an update on the status of the Moraga Center Specific Plan Implementation Project (MCSP-IP) which is focused on developing implementing zon.. Read more

Declaration of Fiscal Emergency
A Special Town Council meeting was held on August 8 to discuss the Town’s Declaration of Fiscal Emergency. Prior to the meeting, the public was encouraged to submit written questions for sta.. Read more

Welcome Mike Vickers, Interim Parks and Recreation Director
The Town is pleased to introduce Mike Vickers, Parks and Open Space Manager with the City of Walnut Creek, to the Moraga community. Mike will be providing part-time assistance to Moraga’s Pa.. Read more

Welcome Derek Farmer, Senior Planner
Derek Farmer is the new Senior Planner for the Town, filling a critical position that has been vacant since early 2017. He will assist in processing the large number of development applications cu.. Read more

Contra Costa Local Government Leadership Academy
Congratulations to Moraga Police Lieutenant Brian South, who recently completed the Contra Costa Local Government Leadership Academy. This program, which brings together managers from local agenci.. Read more