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.

Sign up Now for Summer Camps (May 2017)
School is almost out and Moraga Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of summer camps for all ages and interests: Coding, Bricks for Kidz, Little Medical School, Techsplosion, Sports, Kindercool,.. Read more

Annual General Plan Implementation Report
Town Council approved the Annual General Plan Implementation report, allowing it to be forwarded to the State Department of Housing and Community Development and Office of Planning and Research. In ac.. Read more

Vacation House Watch
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) offers a Vacation House Watch service to residents. To request periodic checks of vacant homes, please go to Moraga Police ( and.. Read more

New Commuter Carpool Incentive from 511 Contra Costa
Scoop, an app that connects commuters with carpools, has partnered with 511 Contra Costa and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to offer a special discount for Contra Costa residents. Commuters.. Read more

Livable Moraga Road Project Update
The Town Council-adopted Segment 3 portion of the Livable Moraga Road Project redefined a new striping reconfiguration on Moraga Road from Corliss Drive to Donald Drive to incorporate four travel lane.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - June 9, 2017
The Canyon Road Bridge continues to be closed to all traffic. Please use alternate routes. The Town will continue to provide information and updates as they become available. Final fieldwork and analy.. Read more

Moraga Police Lieutenant Brian South Receives Award
Each year, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service in supporting crime victims. Moraga Police Lt. Brian South was reco.. Read more

Green Infrastructure Framework
In accordance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, the Town is required to approve a Green Infrastructure Framework before the end of this fiscal year. Town Council.. Read more

SummerHill Developer Contribution
In the current Capital Improvement Program, the SummerHill developer contribution is identified in the Livable Moraga Road project for FY 2020/21; however, due to the opportunity to complete the remai.. Read more

Ordinance Amending Designation for Saint Mary's College
Town Council waived the second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Zoning Ordinance Chapter 8.56 – “Institutional Districts” to better align the district’s regulations wi.. Read more

Larch Minor Subdivison Improvement Agreement
Town Council approved the Parcel Map and Subdivision Improvement Agreement for Minor Subdivision 601-16 located at 1058 Larch Avenue which will be subdivided into two lots... Read more

Proclamation Honoring Saint Mary's College Men's Rugby Club
Town Council presented proclamations honoring the Saint Mary’s College Gaels Men’s 2017 Rugby Club to Holden Yungert, Club President. Mr. Yungert noted the Club’s hard work and, on b.. Read more

Moraga Road Utility Underground Project Update
The current Moraga Road Underground Utility Conversion Project (Corliss Drive to Devin Drive) is in the last stages for the construction for the new underground facilities. All conversions from the ex.. Read more

FY 2017/18 Budget Preparation Process
At the April 25 Audit and Finance Committee (AFC) meeting, staff provided the committee with an update on the FY 2017/18 budget preparation process. After several consecutive years of cost cutting and.. Read more

Moraga's Community Choice Aggregation Program
The Town Council authorized staff to proceed with next steps for the Town to join the MCE (previously Marin Clean Energy) Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Program. Participation in MCE means that Mo.. Read more

Council Approves Zoning Code Amendments
Council approved a series of proposed updates and amendments to the Town’s zoning regulations. Many of the changes simplify procedures for common residential property improvements such as instal.. Read more

Moraga Established as HeartSafe Community
Council adopted a resolution declaring Moraga as a HeartSafe Community and took the first official action of the three Lamorinda communities to create a Lamorinda HeartSafe Community. HeartSafe Commun.. Read more

Bella Vista (Rancho Laguna II) Update
Grading and construction activities are re-starting at the Bella Vista (Rancho Laguna II) subdivision, east of Rheem Boulevard. The developer, SummerHill Homes, plans to have the entire subdivision gr.. Read more

Welcome Shawn Knapp - Senior Civil Engineer
Shawn Knapp has joined the Town of Moraga as the Town’s Senior Civil Engineer. He will provide engineering assistance to the Town by managing Town capital projects at all stages of planning, des.. Read more

Safety Barrier and Fencing for the Moraga Commons Park
Town Council accepted a $15,000 grant from Municipal Pooling Authority of Northern California to improve safety at the Moraga Commons Park. The funding will provide a semi-rural looking boulder barrie.. Read more