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.

Family Campout a Success
The 2nd annual Family Campout at Rancho Laguna Park was a huge success with 150 residents of the Lamorinda area, ages 2 to 70+, attending this family event. A scavenger hunt, paper rockets, and storyt.. Read more

PG&E Use of Helicopters and Cranes in Moraga
The Town of Moraga has been partnering closely with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to ensure the Contra Costa-Moraga Electric Power Line Upgrade Project has as little impact on Moraga res.. Read more

Adopted Storm Drain Master Plan
Town Council adopted the Storm Drain Master Plan (SDMP), originally created as a proactive approach to determine the needs, costs, and priorities associated with the Town’s 27 miles of storm dra.. Read more

4th of July Fun for All
Moraga lit up the night sky on the 4th of July thanks to the many donations that enabled the Town to reach its goal of $25,000! Once again, the day started off with the Fun Run, then a hosted pancake .. Read more

Moraga Police Dispatch
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) contracts for police dispatch services from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. Dispatch receives all Moraga 9-1-1 calls and also non-emergency calls. Wh.. Read more

Town Receives Citizens' Referendum
On Friday, June 26, a group of citizens submitted petitions calling for a Referendum to remove the 12 housing units per acre zoning associated with the 36-unit City Ventures project between Moraga Way.. Read more

Conformance with the California Public Contract Code
Town Council adopted an Ordinance amending by deletion and replacement, Chapter 3.06 - Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Act Procedures of the Town of Moraga Municipal Code to conform to the Califo.. Read more

Thank You - We Reached the Fireworks Goal!
Thank you to everyone who donated to help raise $25,000 for the annual July 4th fireworks! Without the community support this this wonderful tradition would not be possible... Read more

Noise Ordinance and Unruly Party Ordinance
After discussion on the need to amend the Loud or Unruly Party and Noise Ordinances, Council directed staff to leave the Noise Ordinance unchanged, but bring back an amended Loud or Unruly Party Ordin.. Read more

Slow Down Lamorinda
Drivers beware! The Slow Down Lamorinda campaign is back this summer. Officers from the Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda police departments will be working together to improve traffic safety with targete.. Read more

Citizens Gather to Form Moraga Community Foundation
Approximately 75 Moraga residents and supporters met on Tuesday evening, June 23, and heard success stories on how both Lafayette and Orinda Community Foundations were formed to support numerous commu.. Read more

2015 Pavement Repair Project Notice to Proceed Issued
Bay Cities Paving & Grading has been issued a notice to proceed to begin construction. To learn more about the project, including a three-week advance schedule that will be updated weekly, visit t.. Read more

SMC Master Plan Environmental Impact Report
Town Council authorized the Town Manager to execute a professional services contract with Amy Skewes-Cox, environmental consultant, to prepare the Saint Mary’s College (SMC) Campus Master Plan E.. Read more

Lower Rheem Boulevard Stabilization Project
Contractor bids are being sought for the collaborative project between the Town and the developer (SummerHill Homes) to remove and repair the landslide affecting the Rheem Boulevard roadway and the re.. Read more

Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit
Town Council approved sending a letter of opposition to the Regional Water Quality Control Board regarding proposed amendments to the reissuance of the Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit. New unfund.. Read more

Conforming to the California Public Contract Code
Town Council introduced an Ordinance amending by deletion and replacement, Chapter 3.06 - Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Act Procedures of the Town of Moraga Municipal Code to conform to the Cal.. Read more

Commons Park Pathway Complete
The new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant Commons Park pathway was completed just in time for the 2015 summer concert series. Pictured at left, it now provides improved access further up.. Read more

Rancho Laguna II Final Map
Town Council approved the final map for the Rancho Laguna II development off of Rheem Boulevard. A final map is the legal document for five or more parcels establishing the property lines for each lot.. Read more

Auto Burglary Prevention
Thefts and burglaries from vehicles continue to occur in Moraga. These are easily prevented by taking a few precautions: lock all cars, even when in driveways; do not leave any valuables visible in ca.. Read more

Moraga Center Specific Plan (MCSP) Implementation Project Steering Committee
On June 3, the MCSP Implementation Project Steering Committee held its kick-off meeting with consultant team Opticos Design to discuss the elements of new zoning standards that will guide future devel.. Read more