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.

Preparations Avert Disaster – October 2019
Last year’s Camp Fire in Paradise was a wake-up call that provided many lessons. Fortunately for the residents of Moraga, the Moraga Police Department (MPD), Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD), .. Read more

Welcome Mark Summers to Engineering - October 2019
Mark Summers recently joined the Public Works Department as an Associate Civil Engineer. Mark will focus mainly on land development projects and will work on a diverse array of other assignments, incl.. Read more

MCSP Citizens Advisory Committee Completed - October 2019
The fourth and final meeting of the Moraga Center Specific Plan (MCSP) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) was held on October 1.The MCSP CAC is assisting the Town in crafting the zoning and development.. Read more

MCE's Deep Green Option - October 2019
Town Council considered a Resolution to enroll the Town’s electricity accounts in MCE’s 100 percent renewable “Deep Green” Option as part of ongoing efforts to implement viable.. Read more

Hacienda de las Flores Restaurant Operator RFP – October 2019
Town Council discussed the opportunity to pursue a restaurant at the Hacienda and directed staff to release a Restaurant Operator Request for Proposals (RFP). The pursuit of a restaurant at the Hacien.. Read more

Energy Efficiency Lighting Upgrades – October 2019
Town Council adopted a Resolution authorizing the Town Manager to execute an Electrical Services Contract with Energy Conservation Options (ECO) in the amount not to exceed $63,800 to complete energy .. Read more

Development Update - Moraga Town Center Homes and Chase Bank – October 2019
MORAGA TOWN CENTER HOMES Moraga Town Center Homes, next to the Fire Station on Moraga Way near the intersection with St. Andrews Drive, has model homes open for viewing. Site work and building cons.. Read more

CCTA Transportation Measure Request for Endorsement – October 2019
Town Council adopted a Resolution urging the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to place a one-half of one percent countywide transportation sales tax measure on the March 3, 2020 ballot to fund.. Read more

Have You Signed Up for the Community Warning System?
Fall in the Bay Area brings an increased risk of wildland fires, one of which could threaten Moraga. In an emergency, both Police and Fire agencies will primarily be using the Community Warning System.. Read more

Rheem Theatre Addition Project Update - September 2019
The new owners of the Rheem Theatre have submitted an application to the Planning Department for a 4,113 square-foot addition at the rear of the building and various modifications to the parking on th.. Read more

Keep Your Recyclables Empty, Clean and Dry!
RecycleSmart is asking for your help. Even though recycling goes through a complex process to sort and separate out all non-recyclables and contamination, inevitably some non-recyclables slip through... Read more

Implementation of Geographic Information System (GIS)
The Council received a presentation on the GIS project that is now live on the Town’s website. The GIS Mapping Tool provides the community valuable information on properties, flood zones, scenic.. Read more

Change in PG&E Power Shutoff Schedule – October 9, 2019
The Town of Moraga has confirmed that PG&E will be shutting down electrical power in Moraga, Orinda and Lafayette beginning Wednesday at 8:00 pm. Note that this is a change from the earlier inform.. Read more

Town Manager's Spending Limit Ordinance - September 2019
The Council adopted an Ordinance to amend the Moraga Municipal Code, Section 3.04.30 - Contract Authority of the Town Manager to increase the Town Manager’s purchasing limit from $15,000 to $25,.. Read more

Moraga Way and Canyon Road/Camino Pablo Project Update - September 2019
Over the weekend of September 7 and 8, Ghilotti Construction Company placed approximately 7,000,000 lbs. of asphalt pavement and Moraga Way received its final pavement surface composed of rubberized a.. Read more

Commercial Zoning Code Amendments Ordinance - September 2019
The Council adopted an Ordinance to amend several sections of the Town’s Zoning Code to simplify the process for new commercial businesses attempting to locate in Moraga. The amendments simplify.. Read more

Cattle Grazing on Mulholland Ridge Open Space - September 2019
The Council approved extending the existing Cattle Grazing Agreement with John Hoover for an additional five years. The extension to the Right of Entry and License Agreement reduces fire fuels and mit.. Read more

2019 Surface Seal Paving Project Update - September 2019
The Town’s contractor, VSS completed the resurfacing of 28 streets this summer and when combined with the Moraga Way project, amounted to resurfacing 10% of the street network. Starting next wee.. Read more

Art Party Classes for Preschoolers - September 19 thru December 2019
Art Party is a special experience designed for kids two to five years of age! Each class is carefully crafted around a special theme providing young children the opportunity to explore and create age-.. Read more

Outdoor Supply Hardware – August 2019
A new business is planning to open before the holidays in the old OSH location, Outdoor Supply Hardware. Specifically named to be familiar, the new OSH will also offer a large assortment of hardware, .. Read more