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.

EBMUD Water Meter at West Commons Park
The Town Council authorized an agreement with EBMUD to purchase a water meter for the newest public park in Moraga. The Town must pay for the water meter up-front, but the agreement states that if the.. Read more

Storm Drain Repair on Scofield Drive
A 36 inch diameter storm drain Corrugated Metal Pipe (CMP) within a Town easement at 271 Scofield Drive has forty feet of corroded invert damage. Town Council approved a construction contract to repai.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Intramural Field Lights
The Town Council voted unanimously to allow Saint Mary’s College to continue operating its intramural field lights to 10 p.m., based on a one-year review of compliance with lighting and noise co.. Read more

Walk/Bike Master Plan Update Adopted
The Town Council unanimously adopted the Moraga Walk | Bike and Wayfinding Plan. The Walk | Bike Plan (http://www.moraga.ca.us/dept/planning/PBMP/Moraga%20WB%20Plan_final.pdf) outlines a 15-year work .. Read more

Temporary Signage During Sinkhole-Related Impacts
Town Council approved an extension of previously authorized measures to allow for additional commercial signage during sinkhole-related closures of Rheem Boulevard. The approvals allow the Town to ins.. Read more

Hillside and Ridgeline Project Update
The Planning Commission is conducting an ongoing series of public study sessions to review draft amendments to the Town’s Hillside and Ridgeline regulations, developed through an extensive two-y.. Read more

Ordinance Amending Stormwater Regulations
The Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (MRP 2.0) was re-issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board and became effective on January 1, 2016. To ensure full compliance with MRP 2.0, the Town C.. Read more

Upcoming Detours at the Rheem Blvd./Center St. Intersection
PG&E will be performing gas line repair work in the intersection of Rheem Boulevard and Center Street beginning on November 7. The gas line will be permanently rerouted in preparation for, and to .. Read more

Appointment of Town Manager, Police Chief and Lieutenant
After serving eight months in the Interim position, Chief of Police Bob Priebe was appointed to Town Manager on September 28 by the Town Council with a unanimous vote. Bob officially ended his 38-year.. Read more

Independent Audit of Town Finances Nearing Completion
On Friday, September 30, the Town’s independent auditors, Maze and Associates, concluded their second site visit to review Town financial records. Over the next few weeks, the auditors will be c.. Read more

Culvert Repair on Rheem Boulevard at St. Mary's Road
A three foot diameter hole was discovered 15 to 20 feet off of Rheem Boulevard, in an unpaved area, near the St. Mary’s Road intersection. A video inspection revealed that an existing 15 foot de.. Read more

Personal Safety
The recent robbery in Orinda is a stark reminder that each person must safeguard themselves. The best defense is to be aware of your surroundings at all times and trust your instincts. If you are bein.. Read more

All Access Playground Project
Town Council authorized $45,000 to conduct the necessary environmental and engineering work for a potential All Access Playground in the Moraga Commons Park. Moraga Rotary will continue their fundrais.. Read more

Moraga Road Resurfacing Project
In 2013, the Town secured a OneBayArea Grant (OBAG) Surface Transportation Program (STP) grant to resurface Moraga Road from St. Mary’s Road to Draeger Drive. The Public Works Department complet.. Read more

Ordinance Amending Stormwater Regulations
The Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (MRP 2.0) was re-issued by the Regional Water Quality Control Board and became effective on January 1, 2016. To ensure full compliance with MRP 2.0, the Town C.. Read more

Bollinger Canyon Road Bump
Public Works has received inquiries about a bump on Bollinger Canyon Road near the intersection of St. Mary's Road. The bump is due to a concrete cap over an existing utility, and does not pose a safe.. Read more

"Bullying Prevention" and "Domestic Violence Awareness" Month
The Council presented a proclamation declaring October 2016 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month to a representative from STAND! For Families Free of Violence and urged all citizens to actively partic.. Read more

Cub Scouts Tour Town Council Chambers
The Council Chambers were filled with energy as the boys in Pack 505, Webelos/AOL Den, led by Bill Chapman, visited before the start of the September 28 Council meeting. The boys tested the Council ch.. Read more

Acceptance of Public Art Work
Town Council accepted seven public art sculptures to be placed at the Moraga Library and Town Council Chambers / Community Meeting Room. Three local artists have agreed to loan their artwork for publi.. Read more

Successful Hacienda Nights
Friday, September 9, was the last of the three Moraga Parks and Recreation’s Hacienda Nights, celebrating 100 years of the Hacienda de las Flores. The event was an all-ages gathering that contin.. Read more