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.

West Nile Infected Mosquitoes Prompt Spraying
The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed on July 15 that two more groups of mosquitoes and three additional birds tested positive for West Nile virus. The District fogged for .. Read more

Summer Concert Series
Hosted by the Moraga Park Foundation, the 2014 Free Summer Concert Series at the Moraga Commons Park is off to a great start. There are four Thursday evening concerts left. Find a complete schedule an.. Read more

2nd Quarter Update of Council Goals
The second quarter of the year was very productive for the Council. They reviewed and approved a new Nuisance Abatement Ordinance, Sign Ordinance, and drafted an Administrative Citation Ordinance. The.. Read more

Town Award of Excellence for Financial Reporting
The Town achieved another milestone in receiving a national award of excellence from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its first Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for t.. Read more

Lamorinda CERT
What is CERT? The Community Emergency Response all-hazard training course and part of FEMA’s Citizen Corps program. This valuable course is designed to help you take care of yourself, your famil.. Read more

Council Initiates Moraga GHAD
The CAFR is a comprehensive document of the Town’s financial activities and provides a complete and transparent view of the Town’s finances, including trends and historical data. The infor.. Read more

Cattle Grazing Contract for Mulholland Open Space Extended
At the July 16 special meeting the Town Council extended the current cattle grazing agreement with John Hoover to graze cattle on the upper and lower portions of Mulholland Open Space Preserve, throug.. Read more

Thank You Kiwanis Club
On Monday, July 14, seven Kiwanis members went to work on the front exterior of the Moraga Library. Cobwebs were removed, light fixtures were cleaned (inside and out), window panes were washed, window.. Read more

Moraga Commons Park Pathway Repair
On July 16, Council amended a Purchase Order with JV Lucas Paving to complete resurfacing the interior and exterior pathways at the Moraga Commons Park. The work should be completed within the next mo.. Read more

2014 Pavement Repair Project
On July 16, Council awarded a construction contract to Bay Cities & Grading to pave 28 street segments rated in “Poor” condition with rubberized or conventional overlays. Construction .. Read more

Town Launches Nextdoor.com
On July 1, the Town of Moraga will launch its partnership with Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com) to improve town-wide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications. 2,074 Moraga residents have already joined 16 n.. Read more

Sign Ordinance Adopted
On June 11, the Town Council adopted an ordinance amending in its entirety Chapter 8.88, Signs and Outdoor Advertising, of the Town of Moraga Municipal Code. The ordinance includes revisions that clar.. Read more

Summer Camps and Classes
School is out and summer has arrived! Choose from sports, LEGO building, filmmaking, music, CPR and more! Camp Hacienda day camp continues with weekly themed activities for ages 5 to 10. Sign up today.. Read more

Summer Safety and Fireworks
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) and the Moraga-Orinda Fire District ask everyone to avoid all fireworks activity this summer. Besides the inherent danger in handling fireworks and the negative impa.. Read more

Town Council Approves Town Manager Contract
At the June 25 Town Council meeting, the Council unanimously approved a new three-year employment agreement with Jill Keimach to continue serving as the Town Manager granting a 1.5% salary increase, r.. Read more

Calling All Asphalt Angels Volunteers
Public Works is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to provide public outreach for the 2014 Pavement Repair Project. Each member of the project team will play an integral part in keeping friends and neigh.. Read more

PG&E Plans to Perform Tree Maintenance in High Fire Danger Area of Moraga
PG&E will begin its Electric Overhead Vegetation Management Program (not to be confused with the Pipeline Pathways Project) to keep safe distances from its transmission lines over the next three m.. Read more

Summer Concert Series Begins
You are invited to join your friends and neighbors for evenings of free family fun at the park! The Summer Concert Series, brought to you by the Moraga Park Foundation, began June 19 and continues eac.. Read more

Hillside and Ridgeline Project Update - Input Invited on "Open Town Hall"!
About 60 community members attended the Hillside and Ridgeline project workshop at Saint Mary’s College on June 5. The workshop included an overview of hillsides regulations and participation in.. Read more

Vacation House Watch
Summer vacation time is almost here and the Moraga Police Department (MPD) provides a vacation house watch service as part of their patrol duties. To have your home checked periodically while on vacat.. Read more