Town Of Moraga

Council Chambers and Community Meeting Room
On April 9, the Town Council approved $287,581 for a new Council Chambers and community meeting room at 331 Rheem Boulevard. The minimal project remodel of the Town Corp Yard includes constructing a new ADA compliant restroom, a new building façade, and Spanish-style roof. The landscaping will include drought tolerant (click title for full story)
Trees Along St. Mary's Road at Risk of Removal by PG&E
The Town Council reported out from their Closed Session Wednesday evening that they directed the Town Manager and Attorneys to aggressively pursue preservation of the Town trees at risk of being removed without public review on private and public property under PG&E’s Pipeline Pathway Project. The Project’s stated intention is (click title for full story)
Pavement Condition Index Jumps from 49 to 58
The Town’s Pavement Management Program Update Report released this month shows a dramatic increase in the Pavement Condition Index (PCI) from 49 to 58. The significant PCI increase is a direct result from the first of a 3-year intensive pavement repair program funded by voter approved 1-cent sales tax from Measure K. PCI is based (click title for full story)
New Electronic Community Sign
On April 9, the Town Council considered replacing the existing community sign along Moraga Road, across from the Commons Park. One concept was recommended for a complete review by the Design Review Board (DRB). The DRB will discuss this proposed project at their May 12 meeting, develop a recommendation for the Town Council, and (click title for full story)
Triathlon Traffic - Saturday, April 26, 2014
Attention Campolindo, Camino Pablo, Carroll Ranch residents, and all Moraga motorists! On Saturday, April 26, from approximately 7:30 am to 11:00 am, Triathlon participants will be cycling and running through your residential areas as well as on Moraga Road, Canyon Road, Camino Pablo and Pinehurst. The Police Department, along with volunteers, will be monitoring and directing traffic, but there will be NO road closures. Please be patient, use caution and expect delays. (click title for full story)
Tri-City Meeting
The Moraga, Orinda, and Lafayette City Councils met on Monday, April 7, for their annual Tri-City meeting hosted by Moraga at Saint Mary’s College. The meeting included a presentation by Stephen Healy, Fire Chief of MOFD, who spoke about recent department changes, options for the future, and Emergency Preparedness training for the three Lamorinda Councils. Also discussed were the paving programs and development applications currently being reviewed in each of the communities. (click title for full story)
Gas Meter Inspections
Recently the Moraga Police Department (MPD) has responded to calls at homes and businesses concerned about possible fraudulent inspectors representing PG&E. MPD’s investigation showed that PG&E has contracted with UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION CO., INC to inspect certain gas meters in Moraga and in the Lamorinda area. All inspectors wear a distinctive vest and hardhat and should have the flyer shown at left to provide upon request. Anyone with questions should call 1-800-PGE-5000 to verify the validity of an inspection. (click title for full story)
Part-Time Recreation Leader Jobs Still Available
The Parks & Recreation Department is recruiting part-time employees. Positions include Recreation Leader I and Recreation Leader II (Camp Director). Working at Camp Hacienda, the Town-run summer day camp, the Recreation Leaders will lead campers in songs, games, crafts, and more! (click title for full story)
Spring Events with Parks & Recreation
Moraga Triathlon – Saturday, April 26. Athletes register at; if you or your group is interested in volunteering please email Volunteers receive a free event T-shirt. (click title for full story)
Moraga Community Garage Sale - Saturday, May 17
The Moraga Community Garage Sale gives participants a chance to clean out their garages, attics, storage sheds and closets while providing the opportunity to get acquainted with neighbors and promote responsible and sustainable practices for our environment. (click title for full story)
Hacienda De las Flores Available for Special Events
The Hacienda is Moraga’s beautiful community center and local venue for all special events; weddings, birthdays, team building, reunions, showers, anniversaries, retirements, corporate events and more. Tranquil and secluded, with landscaped grounds and lawns with a central patio and fountain, this historic estate is perfect for any celebration. (click title for full story)
Planning Commission Decision on Hetfield Appealed
At their March 3 meeting, the Planning Commission approved a General Development Plan, Vesting Tentative Map, Conditional Use Permit and Hillside Development Permit for Hetfield Estates, a 7-lot single family home subdivision on a 58.2-acre property located at the southern end of Hetfield Place. The decision included (click title for full story)