Town Of Moraga

New Mayor and Vice Mayor Elected
At the Town Council reorganization meeting on December 10, re-elected Councilmember Dave Trotter and newly-elected Councilmember Teresa Onoda were sworn in by the Town Clerk following the certification of the election votes. Outgoing Mayor Ken Chew was recognized and thanked (click title for full story)
Recruitment for Town Boards, Committees, and Commissions
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of its Boards, Committees, and Commissions. Specifics on anticipated openings are available on the Town’s website. (click title for full story)
Moraga Storm Update
The Town was fortunate the storm passed through with minor impact on residents and Town operations. Most required responses were wind-related resulting in trees and branches falling on roadways. There were a few water-related responses caused by drainage issues. Most were resolved immediately with (click title for full story)
Shop Moraga First for the Holidays
Local holiday shopping directly helps Moraga residents in two very important ways. First, local businesses thrive as did those that took advantage of national advertising by the Moraga Chamber’s “Small Business Saturday” after Thanksgiving. Secondly, dollars spent in Moraga, or online, benefit Moraga directly by (click title for full story)
Holiday Safety
This holiday season, the Moraga Police Department (MPD) is reminding everyone to be vigilant in protecting themselves and their property. Thefts commonly occur during this time of year as thieves prey on easy targets, and with the recent passage of (click title for full story)
Buy-A-Bulb Fundraiser
Thank you to everyone who attended the December 4 lighting of the Holiday Tree! The Buy-a-Bulb fundraiser continues through the holiday season and contributions in any amount are appreciated. The Town’s goal is to raise $5,000 to cover the cost of lighting the holiday tree. To-date only (click title for full story)
Planning Commission Update
The Planning Commission meeting of December 15 has been cancelled. At the next meeting on January 5, 2015, the Planning Commission will consider a recommendation to the Town Council for adoption of the 2014-2023 Housing Element Update, and review and comment on the Hillside and Ridgeline Steering Committee recommendation on the (click title for full story)
Rancho Laguna II Project Appeal
On January 14, the Town Council, at the request of Mayor Wykle, will consider the Design Review Board approval of the Rancho Laguna II project, located on property northeast of the Rheem Boulevard and Moraga Road intersection. The design review addresses (click title for full story)
Moraga Town Center Homes Project Appeal
An appeal of the Planning Commission approval of the Conceptual Development Plan (CDP) for the Moraga Town Center Homes project was filed on December 10. The CDP approved a 36 unit project including townhome and two-story “cottage” units on a vacant property adjacent to MOFD Station 41 on Moraga Way. The appeal addresses issues including (click title for full story)
Holiday Closure of Town Offices
The Town offices will be closed Friday, December 19, through Friday, January 2, for the winter holidays, reopening on Monday, January 5, 2015. Happy Holidays to all! (click title for full story)
Jazz Series at the Rheem Theatre
Jazz comes to the Rheem Theatre for Songs of Winter and The Holiday Season with Shanna Carlson on December 20, from 7:00 to 8:45 pm. This is a perfect time for families of all ages to come together to share the spirit of the holidays in music. Admission is $15 general and $12 kids/seniors. Tickets (click title for full story)