Town Of Moraga

Town Manager Passes the Baton
Community leaders, elected officials, Town staff, family, friends and mentors gathered in the Council Chambers on Thursday, January 28, to bid farewell to Town Manager Jill Keimach. The event was hosted by Jill to thank everyone for their support and kindness throughout her five-year tenure with Moraga. Good food and drink was enjoyed by all as a celebration of the many accomplishments achieved (click title for full story)
Town Council Sets Goals for 2016
On Thursday, January 21, the Town Council hosted a community goal setting workshop to discuss and receive community input on Town Goals for 2016. Identifying the most important goals is important for Town staff to allocate appropriate resources toward goal achievement in addition to the ongoing efforts to address many pre-existing and continuous community concerns. With about 40 people in attendance, Council adopted 13 major goals, including (click title for full story)
Street Lights on Rheem Boulevard
One of the Town’s adopted goals for 2016 is to install new streetlights in critical areas around Town, such as within the Moraga and Rheem Shopping Center areas, and outside the Town Council Chambers. Staff is exploring funding for installation and maintenance through the annexation process of affected properties into the existing Street Light Assessment District. (click title for full story)
Campolindo Cross Country Varsity Teams
Town Council declared January 27, 2016 as Boys and Girls Varsity Cross Country Team Day in Moraga. Both teams won the Diablo Foothill Athletic League Championship, as well as the Division III North Coast Section Championship, and competed in the State Championship meet. Congratulations to both teams for their outstanding accomplishments. (click title for full story)
Mid Year FY2015-16 Budget Update
The Town Council received a mid-year update on the Fiscal Year 2015/16 budget. The report included a recommendation to increase revenue projections by $94,497, primarily attributable to an anticipated increase in property tax revenue. Town expenses are currently tracking as projected with an expectation that costs will come in on budget at fiscal year-end, June 30, 2016. (click title for full story)
Moraga Town Hall - Thursday, February 11, 2016
The public is invited to State Senator Steve Glazer and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker’s Moraga Town Hall on Thursday, February 11, at 7:00 pm at the JM Auditorium. Join the representatives for an update on legislative priorities for 2016 and to share perspectives on issues facing the community. For more information, call Senator Glazer’s office at 925-942-6082. (click title for full story)
Moraga's Crime Increases in 2015
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) reports overall crime in Moraga increased 32.5% in 2015, primarily due to a rash of thefts from unlocked vehicles and auto burglaries during the summer. The following represents a comparison of Moraga crimes reported to the California Department of Justice: (click title for full story)
Moraga Volunteers Needed for Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee
For 2016, there will be three vacancies for the Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee. The Committee members are responsible for preparing an objective and transparent review of the use of Measure K revenue. The Committee prepares an annual review and report to the Town Council on the revenue and expenditures of the (click title for full story)
Moraga Volunteers Needed for Design Review Board
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of the Boards, Committees and Commissions that require citizen involvement. For 2016, there will be four vacancies for the Design Review Board. The Board members are responsible for reviewing, evaluating and deciding applications for design review for new buildings, illuminated signs, projects requiring (click title for full story)
East Bay Regional Parks District Trail Section Closed
Due to a creek bank failure, the Lafayette-Moraga Trail is closed along a stretch of Laguna Creek that parallels Country Club Drive. The majority of the erosion is occurring just upstream from the Canyon Bridge where the foot path meets Canyon Road. The trail has been barricaded to protect pedestrians. East Bay Municipal Utilities District owns the affected land and the Moraga-Orinda Fire District uses the trail for emergency access. Both agencies are aware of the current situation. (click title for full story)
Mosquito Vector Control Board of Trustee Volunteer
Interested in public health or science? Want to give back to the community? Apply to become Moraga’s Trustee for the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District. This volunteer must be a Moraga resident and should have an interest in any of the following areas: public health, public policy, wetlands, farming, community education, finance, personnel or land development. Meetings are held on the second Monday of every other month at the District office in Concord. (click title for full story)
Moraga Triathlon - Saturday, April 23, 2016
Triathletes of all levels can register for this local fitness event at (click title for full story)