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.

Commons Park Pathway Complete
The new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant Commons Park pathway was completed just in time for the 2015 summer concert series. Pictured at left, it now provides improved access further up.. Read more

Rancho Laguna II Final Map
Town Council approved the final map for the Rancho Laguna II development off of Rheem Boulevard. A final map is the legal document for five or more parcels establishing the property lines for each lot.. Read more

Auto Burglary Prevention
Thefts and burglaries from vehicles continue to occur in Moraga. These are easily prevented by taking a few precautions: lock all cars, even when in driveways; do not leave any valuables visible in ca.. Read more

Moraga Center Specific Plan (MCSP) Implementation Project Steering Committee
On June 3, the MCSP Implementation Project Steering Committee held its kick-off meeting with consultant team Opticos Design to discuss the elements of new zoning standards that will guide future devel.. Read more

Knock, Knock? Who's There? Pavement Project Volunteers!
In preparation for the upcoming 2015 Pavement Reconstruction Project, volunteers will be walking door-to-door in the next two weeks to houses on street segments planned for reconstruction to provide g.. Read more

The New Rheem Theatre Marquee Back to Normal
At the June 10 Council meeting, the community expressed overwhelming support to keep The New Rheem Theatre operating as a theatre. With a generous and cooperative spirit, the property owner and operat.. Read more

Town Council Approves Balanced Budget for FY2015-16
Town Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2015/16 Budget that starts on July 1. The budget includes spending authority for both day-to-day operations ($7.3 million) and capital improvements ($9 million), a.. Read more

Summer Camps
Summer is HERE and Moraga Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of camps for all ages and interests. Choose from educational, sports, art, dance, debate, and more. Sign up online (https://secure... Read more

Saint Mary's College Appeal (Intramural Field)
On May 20, the Town Council upheld an appeal allowing Saint Mary’s College to operate its Intramural Field lights until 10:00 pm. A number of Conditions of Approval will control noise and lighti.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes Zoning Amendment Adopted
On May 27, Town Council adopted, by a 4-1 vote, an ordinance amending Municipal Code Chapter 8.48 to add a 12 Dwelling Units per Acre Planned Development (12-PD-MC) land use classification, and to ame.. Read more

Survey on Future Lamorinda Transportation Options
The Town is working with Lafayette, Orinda, and County Connection (the local public transit provider), to investigate five different options to improve public transportation access for Moraga commuter.. Read more

Moraga Wins Food Recycling Awards
On April 30, Republic Services and RecycleSmart (formerly Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority) presented gold, silver and bronze awards for food recycling at their board meeting. Moraga was wel.. Read more

Lower Rheem Boulevard Stabilization Project
On May 20, Council approved an agreement between the Town and Rancho Laguna II developer, SummerHill Homes, detailing the responsibilities of the developer and the Town in the collaborative project to.. Read more

Saint Mary's College Chamber Singers and Glee Club
The Council declared May 27, 2015 Saint Mary’s College of California Chamber Singers and Glee Club Day for their outstanding accomplishments. The special Council recognition honored the groups f.. Read more

Kids day to Benefit Special Olympics - Sunday, June 14, 2015
On Sunday, June 14, the Moraga Police Officers Association, in partnership with The New Rheem Theatre will present “Kids Day,” a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Bring your kids or grandki.. Read more

Special Public Meeting and Community Workshops for Hacienda Conceptual Plan
The Town Council is interested in receiving community-wide feedback regarding some potentially exciting changes/upgrades to the Hacienda de las Flores property. Meetings will be held Tuesday, 6/2 and .. Read more

2015 Pavement Repair Project
On May 27, Town Council awarded a 2015 Pavement Repair Construction contract to the same contractor that completed last year’s project, Bay Cities Paving & Grading. The project entails recon.. Read more

Commons Park Pathway Construction
Construction of an ADA accessible seating area and pathway on the grassy hill in the Commons Park has begun and is scheduled to be completed before the summer concert series begins on June 18... Read more

Balanced Budget Presented to Town Council
At their May 27 meeting, the Council provided direction for the Town’s spending plan in the Fiscal Year 2015/16 Budget. The budget includes expenditures for both day-to-day operations and capita.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes Project (City Ventures Appeal)
At a continued public hearing, the Town Council denied an appeal of the Planning Commission decision, and approved, by a 4-1 vote, the Conceptual Development Plan (CDP) for the 36-unit project on Mora.. Read more