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.

Moraga's 40th Birthday Celebration
Moraga residents joined staff for an evening of fun celebrating the date of the Town’s incorporation and The Mayor’s presentation of 2014’s accomplishments on Wednesday, November 12,.. Read more

PG&E Addresses Public Concerns Regarding Electromagnetic Fields
PG&E representatives Tom Guarino and Michael Herz attended the October 22 Council meeting to address residents’ concerns about the effects associated with Electromagnet Fields (EMFs) created.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Replacement Project
Moraga and Canyon residents, along with trail users and bicyclists, attended an informational community meeting on October 15 to learn about the Canyon Road Bridge Replacement project. Canyon Road, th.. Read more

Americans with Disabilities Act Pathway at the Moraga Commons Park
At the October 22 meeting, the Town Council approved a Park and Recreation Commission recommendation to develop schematic designs for an Americans with Disabilities Act pathway that will provide impro.. Read more

Livable Moraga Road Joint Commission Meeting Update
On October 21, the Planning Commission, Design Review Board and Park and Recreation Commission held a joint meeting to consider the recommendation of the Town Advisory Committee (TAC) for Livable Mora.. Read more

Striping for the Pavement Repair Project
Restriping of recently repaved street segments has begun. Temporary striping tape and reflective floppies are currently in place to help direct traffic until the permanent thermoplastic striping start.. Read more

New Rental Rate at Fair Market Value for Moraga Country Club
Holes 9 through 18 of the Moraga Country Club’s (MCC) golf course are located on 60.68 acres of land leased to the MCC by the Town. The MCC provided the Town with full funding to purchase the la.. Read more

Climate Action Plan
On October 22 the Council accepted the Town’s Climate Action Plan (CAP), directing staff to annually review and recommend individual strategies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions t.. Read more

Town's Operations End Fiscal Year With Surplus
The unaudited budget-to-actuals report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014 was submitted to the Town Council at its meeting on October 22. The Town ended the year with an operating surplus of $262.. Read more

Story Poles on Rheem Boulevard
Story poles for design review of single family homes in the approved Rancho Laguna II subdivision, located on Rheem Boulevard between Moraga Road and St. Mary’s Road, were erected on October 13 .. Read more

Solicitor and Peddler Permit
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) reminds everyone that permits are required for anyone going door-to-door to peddle or solicit. Violators may be issued a citation per Moraga Municipal Code 9.10.030,.. Read more

Quick Response Successful After Ransomeware Virus Infiltrates Town's Computers
Late afternoon, Friday, October 17, while Town staff was busily preparing the agenda packet for the Town Council meeting on October 22, a ransomware virus infiltrated the Town’s computer network.. Read more

Council Chamber Update
The Council Chambers at 331 Rheem is moving into the construction phase after the Council authorized up to $232,000 to construct a new clay tile roof along the three visible sides of the building. Aft.. Read more

Town Celebrates Pear & Wine Festival and Toast to Moraga
On Saturday, September 27 the Town celebrated the annual Pear & Wine Festival and 40th Anniversary event, Toast to Moraga. Over 400 pear pies were sold, pear recipe contestants were crown.. Read more

Draft Climate Action Plan
At the Wednesday October 22 Town Council meeting, the Council will review and discuss a draft Climate Action Plan (CAP) for the Town. A CAP is a community’s long-term plan to reduce greenhouse g.. Read more

Draft Countywide Transportaion Plan is Available for Review and Comment
The Contra Costa County Transportation Authority (CCTA) has released the Draft Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP) for public review, with the public comment period open through November 3, 2014. CCT.. Read more

Pear Orchard Facing Fire Blight Disease
One of Moraga’s large pear orchards, located adjacent to the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School, is suffering from fire blight disease. Volunteers from Urban Farmers, Moraga Parks Foundation, an.. Read more

Award of Excellence for Financial Reporting Presented to Council
At their October 8 meeting, the Town Council was presented with an award of excellence from the National Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Town’s first Comprehensive Annual .. Read more

Housing Element
On September 10, the Town Council provided comments and authorized submittal of the Town’s Draft 2015-2023 Housing Element to the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) for .. Read more

Moraga Police Department Welcomes Lieutenant Jon King
On October 7, Jon King was welcomed into our community at a reception at the Hacienda de Las Flores. Jon came to Moraga PD after 29 years as a police officer, sergeant and lieutenant with the East Bay.. Read more