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.

Ribbon Cutting Launches New Council Chambers
The Town Council held its first meeting in its new Council Chambers on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. The new facility was remodeled with high-tech improvements for audience viewing and assisted listeni.. Read more

Via Moraga Development Construction Inspection
Town Council awarded a $45,000 Consultant Services Contract to Anchor Engineering to provide construction inspection services for the Via Moraga subdivision on Moraga Road, located at the old bowling .. Read more

Traffic Enforcement – Crosswalks
The Police Department’s traffic enforcement priority in November is Crosswalk Violations. Moraga Police have received numerous complaints about drivers not yielding to pedestrians in crosswalks .. Read more

Court Decision on Referendum
Within 30 days of the Town Council adoption of the zoning code amendments associated with the City Ventures project, Moraga Town Center Homes, community members delivered a referendum petition to the .. Read more

2016 Pavement Design Service Contract
Town Council amended the Design Professional Services Agreement with Nichols Consulting Engineers to provide additional design services to complete the 2016 Pavement Reconstruction Project in an amoun.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Campus Master Plan
Representatives from Saint Mary’s College introduced and provided an overview of the College’s Campus Master Plan update, currently in process. The Master Plan addresses the College’.. Read more

Development Impact Fee Calculations
Town Council provided direction for consultants to proceed with finalizing an updated technical study and proposed revisions to development impact fees, to be adopted by the Town Council at a future h.. Read more

Pavement Management Plan for Remaining Years of Measure K
In 2013, the Town leveraged $600,000 of Measure K funds, the annual one cent sales tax, to yield upfront funds of approximately $7.72 million to spend on a three-year intensive pavement program. To da.. Read more

Green Building Ordinances
Town Council took action on two ordinances supporting green building. A new Construction and Demolition Debris Ordinance was adopted requiring that large construction projects submit a Waste Managemen.. Read more

Moraga Police Department Helps Fire Victims
Police officers in the Napa/Calistoga/St. Helena area contacted Moraga Police Department (MPD) Officers to help the Valley Fire victims in their communities. To answer the call, an email went out to a.. Read more

PG&E Community Pipeline Safety Project
PG&E presented the Community Pipeline Safety Project to Town Council, noting that the project will enhance the safety of PG&E’s gas transmission pipelines and facilitate access to, and m.. Read more

Pear and Wine Festival Fun!
On Saturday, September 26, the Town celebrated the annual Pear & Wine Festival. With over 40 community booths, local artists and wine growers, live entertainment all day at the bandshell, and ever.. Read more

Moraga Walk/Bike Plan - Community Input Needed!
Walking and biking around Moraga should be safe, pleasant and convenient. With that goal in mind, the Town is developing the Moraga Walk|Bike Plan, which will recommend projects to improve conditions .. Read more

Saint Mary's College Intramural Field Light Measurements
The installation of the new lighting system at the Saint Mary’s College intramural sports field is nearly complete. The Town’s lighting consultant will be conducting post-construction meas.. Read more

Safety Tips for Children
On Tuesday, September 8, a stranger attempted to entice two girls into his vehicle by asking them to help find his little dog. Please share the following information with your children: • .. Read more

Public Art Policy
Town Council recommended that the Park and Recreation Commission consider modifications to the 2008 Public Art Policy and follow the City of Orinda Art in Public Places Policy. The Commission will con.. Read more

Via Moraga Subdivision Final
Town Council approved the final map for the Via Moraga Subdivision located on Moraga Road (the former Bowling Alley site). The grading of the property has already begun and the construction of the sit.. Read more

2015 Pavement Project Almost Complete
This year’s pavement project is nearing completion with the actual paving work completed on August 26. The remaining work consists of minor items, such as raising utility covers and grates, stri.. Read more

California Youth Energy Services
Town Council received a presentation from Rising Sun Energy Center on the recently completed California Youth Energy Services (CYES) summer program. During the six-week program, CYES energy specialist.. Read more

Streetlight Conversion to LED
G&E is in the process of converting PG&E-owned streetlights from high pressure sodium vapor (HPSV) to energy efficient light emitting diodes (LED). Since PG&E will be completing their own .. Read more