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.

Bollinger Valley Environmental Impact Report Released
The revised Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Bollinger Valley Project was released on Monday, September 17, 2018. The document is available online at the Town of Moraga Planning Depart.. Read more

St. Mary's Road Roundabouts Update – October 12, 2018
Since 2009, the Town has been evaluating safety improvements on St. Mary’s Road at the Rheem Boulevard and Bollinger Canyon Road intersections. The Town was awarded a grant to develop preliminar.. Read more

Seeking Volunteers for County Board of Supervisor Boards
Supervisor Candace Andersen is looking for interested, motivated residents to serve on a few Contra Costa County (CCC) citizen advisory boards. These volunteer boards usually meet monthly and advise t.. Read more

Lime Scooters in Moraga
The Town has recently become aware of Lime electric scooters being left inside the Town limits. Given their potential hazard to public safety or access, as well as the fact that Lime (https://www.li.m.. Read more

Proclamation Declaring October 2018 as Bullying Prevention Month
The Council presented a proclamation declaring October 2018 as Bullying Prevention Month to Wendell Baker, from Moraga’s iKind (http://moragaikind.org/) Project, and encouraged all community mem.. Read more

Prop 6 Would Result in Less Revenue for Town Streets and Roads
On April 28, 2017, the Governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Recovery and Repair Act of 2017. Various portions of this new gas tax funding were deposited into the newly created Road Maintenance.. Read more

Schools and Traffic Safety – October 2018
The safety of our children is paramount, especially around our schools. Moraga Police (MPD) have cited drivers for failing to stop for school buses with flashing red lights, failing to yield to kids i.. Read more

West Nile Virus Persists
The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District reports that mosquitoes, birds and chickens continue to test positive for West Nile virus. West Nile virus replicates faster in warm weather, so.. Read more

Independent Auditors Complete Field Visit
Maze & Associates, the Town’s independent auditor, has finished a week-long visit to the Town offices to complete the financial audit for the year ended June 30, 2018. The final draft of the.. Read more

Town Receives $2.38 Million for Sinkhole Reimbursement
The Town of Moraga is pleased to announce the receipt of two reimbursement checks from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in the amounts of $881,636 and $1,500,067 for the Rheem Boulevard Sinkh.. Read more

Town Council Appointment Process to Fill Council Vacancy
Town Council considered the interview process options for the 11 applicants seeking appointment to the vacant Council seat. Council directed staff to schedule two (2) meetings for the interviews to ac.. Read more

St. Mary's Road Roundabouts Project
Two community informational meetings are scheduled for Thursday, September 27 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the Orinda Room at the Soda Center at Saint Mary’s College. The pro.. Read more

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a libr.. Read more

Proclamation Honoring Edy Schwartz for her Lasting Impact on Moraga
Town Council honored Edy Schwartz, a remarkable Moraga citizen who served the community for more than 50 years. Edy’s children accepted the proclamation on Edy’s behalf and were joined by .. Read more

Moraga Trails Map
The Parks and Recreation Department shared the new Moraga Trails Map, a two-sided map of Moraga trails, including Town trails, East Bay Regional Park trails, East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD.. Read more

Moraga Town Council Election 2018 Update
Three candidates filed papers for the two open Councilmember seats on the November 6, 2018, ballot. The qualified candidates are: Dave Trotter, Steve Woehleke and Mike McCluer. A binder has been prepa.. Read more

MOFD Update on Buckingham Fire and Vegetation Management
The Council received a presentation (https://townofmoraga.worldsecuresystems.com/council/meetings/2018/091218/PowerPoint for 4. D. MOFD Presentation.pdf)from Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD) Chief W.. Read more

Join Nixle for EMERGENCY and Other Notifications
Nixle.com is a community information service the Town uses to keep residents informed via text and/or emails. Press releases, emergency alerts and informational advisories are sent out to warn of crim.. Read more

Shawn Knapp - Manager of the Year Nomination
The Public Works Department supported Shawn Knapp, the Town’s Senior Civil Engineer for his Manager of the Year nomination in the category of Emergency Management at the Staff Appreciation event.. Read more

Public Application and Interview Process to Fill the Council Vacancy
The process to fill a Council vacancy is outlined by the Government Code which requires that a vacancy is filled within 60-days by either a special election or appointment. After considering a number .. Read more