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.

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

Thank You Moraga for Raising $27,000 for Fireworks Fun
The 4th of July night sky lit up with Moraga’s annual fireworks display, which is the finale of a day filled with fun runs, pancake breakfast, dog and bike parades, old-fashioned games, magic sh.. Read more

Wayfinding Plan Sign Concepts and Gateway Signage
Town Council considered sign design concepts for the Town-wide wayfinding project and new gateway signage. The Council endorsed a wayfinding sign design (shown below left) which will be refined by the.. Read more

Second Quarter Update of Council Goals
Town Council reviewed and accepted the second quarter update of the Council Goals for 2016. During this quarter, the Community Preference Survey was completed; the FY 2016/17 Operating and Capital Imp.. Read more

Commercial Sign Fee Waiver During Sinkhole Repair
The Town will be waiving the usual fees associated with permits for temporary wall, banner and portable signs to help businesses stay visible and successful during projected road closures associated w.. Read more

Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting
The Town’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2014/15 has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Of.. Read more

Public Safety on the 4th of July
The Town thanks everyone for making July 4th a safe and enjoyable day. The annual fireworks display was spectacular. Special thanks to those who heeded the Town’s request to curtail illegal fire.. Read more

Bollinger Canyon Road Culvert Repair Project
Town Council adopted an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Bollinger Canyon Road Culvert Repair project. The project consists of replacing a storm drain outfall that is undermini.. Read more

Slow Down Lamorinda!
Moraga, Lafayette and Orinda Police Departments are launching the Slow Down Lamorinda campaign this summer to address speed violations through enforcement and education, to improve traffic safety and .. Read more

Summer Day Camp Fun at the Hacienda
Kids looking to have fun this summer, without having to leave Moraga, need look no further. Camp Hacienda is a day camp for kids ages five through ten where weekly themes set the stage for a great var.. Read more

FY2016-17 Operating and CIP Budgets Approved by Council
The Town Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2016/17 budget, which defines the Town’s spending authority for the period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. It includes $8.1 million for operations and .. Read more

Livable Moraga Road - Four Lane Concept Endorsed
The Town Council voted 3-1 to endorse a corridor-wide design concept for the Livable Moraga Road street project between Campolindo Drive and St. Mary’s Road. The endorsed concept includes a modi.. Read more

Undergrounding of Overhear Utilities on Moraga Road (Corliss to Devin)
The Town Council awarded a construction contract to Tennyson Electric, Inc. for the Moraga Road Underground Utility Conversion Project for Phase 1A (Corliss Drive to Devin Drive). Construction is anti.. Read more

New Streetlights on Hardie Drive
The Town Council approved the annexation of six (6) property owners on Hardie Drive near Camino Ricardo into the Town’s Street Lighting Assessment District (SLAD), enabling them to have two (2) .. Read more

Moraga Crime Statistics For 2016 Year-To-Date
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) reviewed crime statistics for the first five months of 2016 and found fewer thefts, burglaries and motor vehicle thefts reported than in 2015. MPD attributes the red.. Read more

Concord Bees not Africanized
Test results requested by the Mt. Diablo Beekeepers Association (MDBA) to determine the type of bees involved in the May 13 Concord bee incident showed no evidence of Africanized Honey Bee ancestry. T.. Read more

2016 Full Depth Reclamation Paving Project
The construction contract for the 2016 Full Depth Reclamation Paving project was approved by Town Council to reconstruct: 1) Bollinger Canyon Road (St. Mary’s Road to Joseph Drive); 2) Corliss .. Read more

Countywide Transportation Sales Tax
Town Council unanimously adopted a resolution of support for a proposed County-wide half-cent sales tax measure for transportation, to be placed on the November 2016 ballot by the Contra Costa Transpo.. Read more

Sand Volleyball Court Now Open
After multiple weather delays, the Moraga Commons park volleyball courts are open and ready for play. A new drainage system, special volleyball sand and an adjustable height net system will complement.. Read more

City Ventures Project Update
The Planning Commission held a public hearing on June 6 to consider approval of a General Development Plan and Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map for the proposed 36-unit Moraga Town Center Homes proje.. Read more