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.

Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month Proclamation
Town Council presented a proclamation to Jaime Rich, Environmental Prevention Program Director, of the Center for Human Development, declaring March as Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month in Morag.. Read more

American Red Cross Month Proclamation
Town Council proclaimed March as Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross responds to disasters providing shelter, food, and emotional support to those affected; collects approximately 40% of the natio.. Read more

Summer Recreation Jobs Available
Are you looking for a fun summer job? Are you creative, organized, energetic, resourceful, and a team player? We are looking for YOU to join our summer camp team that works at various Town-run camps a.. Read more

Advisory Council on Aging Liaison Appointment – March 2020
The Council voted unanimously to appoint Martin Aufhauser to the ACOA for the remainder of the current term and an additional two-year term until September 30, 2022 due to the extended vacancy... Read more

Shawn Knapp, New Public Works Director/Town Engineer – February 2020
Following a competitive process, Shawn Knapp has been appointed as Moraga’s permanent Public Works Director/Town Engineer. Shawn has steadfastly served as the Town’s Senior Engineer since .. Read more

MOU for Shared Engineering Tech/GIS Support Services – February 2020
Town Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Lafayette and Orinda to jointly share a Lafayette staff person on a temporary basis, at a considerable cost savings versus contracting ou.. Read more

Moraga Town Staff Appreciated by the Community – February 2020
On February 24, Town staff attended a celebration of appreciation at the Hacienda de las Flores. The event was hosted by the Moraga Citizens Network (MCN) and included local citizens representing the .. Read more

Moraga Chamber of Commerce Update – February 2020
Congratulations to Mechanics Bank as Moraga Chamber's Business of the Year and Lamorinda CERT as their Nonprofit of the Year. Over 60 dignitaries and community members celebrated this year's recipient.. Read more

General Purpose Funds Restored – February 2020
Since 1978 the Town has transferred general purpose funds into a special assessment account for lighting that was voided by Prop 13. The funds have been used exclusively for lighting, including paying.. Read more

Crosswalk Safety – February 2020
Moraga Police have received numerous complaints about drivers failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. Pedestrians have the right-of-way in crosswalks and drivers must stop their vehicles and yi.. Read more

Crime Statistics for 2019 – February 2020
In 2019, overall crime reported in Moraga increased 39.6% when compared to 2018 statistics. This increase is largely due to increases in the number of thefts and assaults. Officers continue to investi.. Read more

Consolidation of Design Review Board and Planning Commission – February 2020
The Town Council adopted an Ordinance to amend several sections of the Moraga Municipal Code to consolidate the Design Review Board and Planning Commission and: (1) change the Planning Commission offi.. Read more

Commission and Committee Appointments – February 2020
The Council interviewed and appointed applicants for the Town’s Commissions and Committees as follows: David Zeimer and Sophie Braccini to the Art in Public Spaces Committee; Stephen Huxley and .. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Construction Contractor Selected – February 2020
The Town Council approved awarding the construction contract for the Canyon Road Bridge Replacement Project to Bridgeway Civil Constructors, Inc., as well as amendments to the consultant services cont.. Read more

Lighting Assessment District for FY2020/21
The Town’s Lighting Assessment District constructs, maintains and services existing and future public lighting facilities, including traffic signals and street lights. In order to maintain and c.. Read more

Applications for Grand Jury Service Sought 2020
The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury Service for the Fiscal Year 2020/21 term. The Civil Grand Jury is made up of 19 members who serve for one year, Ju.. Read more

Donation by Rotary Club of Moraga – February 2020
The Rotary Club of Moraga made a generous $28,750 donation to the Town of Moraga. The donation consisted of the remaining funds from the All-Access Playground fundraising campaign and is intended to b.. Read more

Fiscal Year 2019/20 Mid-Year Budget Review – February 2020
Town Council reviewed and accepted the FY 2019/20 Mid-Year Budget Report during the February 12 Council meeting. Staff outlined minor changes in both revenue and expenditures, noting that the budget w.. Read more

Town Still Accepting Feedback Forms on Unfunded Needs
Town Council received a comprehensive report that summarizes the findings of the expense reviews, operational improvements, and unfunded needs studies completed in 2019. The report also included analy.. Read more

Request for Proposal for Restaurant at Hacienda de las Flores – January 2020
The Town of Moraga is excited to announce the release of the Hacienda de las Flores Restaurant/Caterer Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking proposals for full service restaurant and catering services at.. Read more