Town Of Moraga

More Town Council Actions on March 14, 2018

LOCAL SALES TAX OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ANNUAL REPORT
Based upon a review of 90% of Measure K receipts, the Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee’s FY 2016/17 Annual Report affirmed that Measure K funds were properly tracked, reported and monitored, and that expenditures were consistent with, and in support of, Measure K goals. Measure K, a local one-cent Transaction and Use Tax (sales tax) dedicated for street improvements and repairs, was approved by voters in 2012.

ANNUAL GENERAL PLAN IMPLEMENTATION REPORT Town Council reviewed and accepted the Annual General Plan Implementation report, allowing it to be forwarded to the State Department of Housing and Community Development and Office of Planning and Research. In accordance with State law and the General Plan (GP), the report provides a narrative summary of the Town’s 2017 progress toward implementing the GP’s goals and actions, and also reports on the number of housing units permitted and constructed in Moraga. In 2017, 30 new residential units received final certificates of occupancy, and 31 permits were issued for new single-family homes.

MORAGA ROAD RESURFACING COMPLETE Town Council accepted the pavement improvements by Bay Cities Paving and Grading, Inc. (Concord) for the Moraga Various Streets and Road Preservation (Moraga Road Resurfacing) Project and authorized the Town Manager to file the Certificate of Completion with the County.

CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION FOR OUTGOING COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS Town Council presented Certificates of Appreciation to the following volunteers: Design Review Board - Ben Helber and David Stromberg; Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee - John Anderson; and Planning Commission - Christine Kuckuk and Steve Woehleke. Unable to attend were Tia Kratter (Art in Public Spaces Committee) and Ferenc Kovac (Planning Commission). The success of the Town is largely due to those who volunteer their time and energy toward making Moraga a better place to live, work and play.

PROCLAMATION FOR AMERICAN RED CROSS MONTH Town Council proclaimed March as Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross responds to disasters providing shelter, food, and emotional support to those affected; collects nearly 40% of the nation’s blood supply; provides 24-hour support to military members, veterans and their families; and teaches lifesaving skills such as CPR to millions. Ken Tom, a long-time Red Cross volunteer, received the proclamation.

PROCLAMATION FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE AWARENESS MONTH Town Council presented a proclamation to Jaime Rich of the Lamorinda Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) declaring March as Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month in Moraga. This recognizes the magnitude and seriousness of prescription drug abuse issues that affect all communities.

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