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.

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
On July 1, the Town of Moraga will launch its partnership with Nextdoor ( 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

Moraga Deemed 5th Safest Community in California
The Town was recently notified by Movoto, a national online real estate brokerage, that Moraga is rated the fifth safest community in California. Movoto states their blog has been recognized for its u.. Read more

Code Enforcement Ordinance Update
On June 11, the Town Council adopted an ordinance repealing and replacing Moraga Municipal Code Title 7 Health and Safety, Chapter 7.16 Nuisance Abatement. The new ordinance will streamline the nuisan.. Read more

Sign Ordinance Update
On June 11, the Town Council introduced an ordinance amending in its entirety Chapter 8.88, Signs and Outdoor Advertising, of Title 8, Planning and Zoning, of the Town of Moraga Municipal Code. The dr.. Read more

Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget Adopted
At the June 11 Town Council meeting, the Council adopted the annual spending plan for the new fiscal year starting July 1. The budget includes an updated Five-Year Financial Projection and a comprehen.. Read more

Mayor Invited to Join China Trip
Mayor Ken Chew has accepted an invitation by China Silicon Valley to join a delegation of other mayors from the Bay Area on a trip to China from June 16 to 27. The purpose of the trip is to encourage .. Read more

Rancho Laguna II
On May 28, Town Council introduced an ordinance allowing 15,000 sq. ft. lots for non-MOSO zoned areas of Rancho Laguna II. The action follows approval of the 27-lot subdivision that clusters 11 lots n.. Read more

Sign Changes Proposed
On May 28, Town Council discussed a comprehensive update of the Town’s sign regulations. The draft ordinance reflects a six-month collaborative effort with the Design Review Board, Planning Comm.. Read more