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.

Stormwater Fee Initiative Update
Storm drain infrastructure needs were identified as a top priority by survey respondents last fall. As a result, the Council initiated proceedings and adopted ballot procedures for a stormwater fee in.. Read more

Moraga Road Sidewalk Gap Closure Project
Construction has started to close a sidewalk gap on Moraga Road between Corliss Drive and Draeger Drive. The Town was awarded a Transportation Development Act grant to install 800 feet of sidewalk to .. Read more

LimeBike Bike Share Program Presentation
The Town Council heard a presentation from LimeBike, a bike sharing program offering a new approach to the bike sharing concept. LimeBike offers a dockless approach where bike sharing can be designed .. Read more

Joint Moraga-Orinda Paving Project
The City of Orinda and the Town of Moraga are planning pavement rehabilitation projects for 2018, with construction cost estimates of $10.3 million and $1.1 to $1.9 million, respectively. Through comb.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Project Acceptance
Following the Canyon Road Bridge closure in April 2017 due to landslide damage, the Town qualified for $2.5 million in Federal Highway Administration emergency funding for eligible expenditures to rem.. Read more

All-Access Playground Now Open!
The Rotary Club of Moraga's Grand Opening of the Lamorinda All-Access Playground was held on Sunday, January 28. The Town was pleased to join the Rotary Club, Chamber members, service clubs and member.. Read more

2017 Crime Statistics
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) reports overall reported crime in Moraga decreased 11.25% in 2017 when compared to 2016 statistics. However, the numbers are mixed as larcenies and auto thefts are d.. Read more

Storm Preparedness
The Town of Moraga lies within the Moraga Creek Watershed, which includes three major creeks: Moraga Creek, Laguna Creek, and Rimer Creek. The creeks, drainage channels and storm drain systems are sus.. Read more

Condolence Letter on the Passing of Brother Dominic Berardelli
Town Council sent a letter of condolence on the recent passing of Brother Dominic Berardelli from the Council to Dr. James Donahue, President, Saint Mary’s College, expressing their sadness at h.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes Street Light Annexation
As there was no majority protest, the Town Council ordered annexation of the Moraga Town Center Homes into the Town of Moraga Street Lighting Assessment District... Read more

Town Council Committee Appointments
Town Council nominated and appointed Councilmembers to serve on various Standing and Ad Hoc Committees and as Liaisons and Voting Delegates to other agencies and organizations and will confirm these a.. Read more

Moraga Storm Water Fee Measure
The Town’s recent Rheem Boulevard sinkhole experience has reaffirmed the need to maintain and improve the Town’s storm water infrastructure. The 2015 Storm Drain Master Plan (SDMP) indicat.. Read more

Welcome Anne Maze, Finance Consultant
Anne Maze, who will be coordinating the Town’s critical financial service processes for an interim period, began working with the Town this week. Anne has been providing management consulting se.. Read more

Stormwater Fee Report Storm Drain Funding
The Town Council reviewed the consultant-prepared Stormwater Fee Report (SFR). The SFR developed a fee structure to fund three categories of stormwater facility work: 1) Rehabilitation of aging storm .. Read more

Mayor Onoda's Year in Review 2017
Prior to the Council reorganization, Mayor Onoda presented a PowerPoint slide show highlighting the accomplishments of the past year. These included the completion of the Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole repa.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Reopened
On Wednesday, November 22, the Canyon Road Bridge was reopened to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The contractor, Myers and Sons, was able to finish ahead of schedule by four days and opened the bri.. Read more

New Mayor and Vice Mayor Elected
At the December 13 meeting, the Town Council conducted their annual reorganization. Dave Trotter was unanimously elected Mayor for 2018, while Mayor Teresa Onoda was unanimously elected Vice-Mayor. Ma.. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Completed
The Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole and Storm Drain Replacement Project has been completed and the roadways are open to vehicular traffic. The completion was celebrated with a ceremony on Thursday, November .. Read more

Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole Completed
The Rheem Boulevard Sinkhole and Storm Drain Replacement Project has been completed and the roadways are open to vehicular traffic. The completion was celebrated with a ceremony on Thursday, November .. Read more

Moraga Garden Club Honors Ruben Ochoa
On November 15, the Moraga Garden Club honored Lead Maintenance Worker Ruben Ochoa for his outstanding support on their projects. The Garden Club has worked with Ruben on several projects throughout T.. Read more