Town Of Moraga

National Public Works Week
The Town Council issued a proclamation declaring National Public Works Week from May 19 through 25. Instituted in 1960 by the American Public Works Association, this week brings attention to the importance of public works in the community and recognizes the dedicated professionals who serve the public every day. This year’s theme “It Starts Here” represents the many facets of modern civilization that grow (click title for full story)
Transportation Information Event - Tuesday, May 28
This Transportation Information Event is designed to be a comprehensive, informational forum for employers, employees and the public with exhibitors to educate attendees about the complete range of transportation alternatives and related support programs available to aid them in their commute. The event will be (click title for full story)
All About East Bay Wildfires - Friday, May 31
Attend this presentation on Wildfire Prevention and Evacuation Strategies Friday, May 31, at the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, 49 Knox Drive, Lafayette at 1:30 pm. East Bay Regional Park District and Moraga-Orinda Fire District will give presentations on the history of wildfires in the (click title for full story)
Wildfire Preparedness and Evacuation
An informative booklet is now available to assist you in preparing your family, home and neighborhood for the approaching wildland fire season. The more prepared we are as a community, the better we will be able to respond. Don’t forget to register for the Contra Costa County Community Warning System, prepare your home by (click title for full story)
Mobile Moraga Available Now!
The Town has launched Mobile Moraga which enables citizens to report non-emergency concerns to the Town. The FREE app is now available for download in the App Store and in Google Play. Citizens can also report concerns through Mobile Moraga on the Town’s website under “Quick Links”. Mobile Moraga also (click title for full story)
School Bus Safety
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has been receiving a number of traffic complaints about speeding in school zones and drivers passing school buses that are displaying flashing red lights. These lights signify that children are getting on or off the bus and there is a danger of a child darting out into traffic. Drivers in both directions are required to stop while the red lights are flashing. If the (click title for full story)
School Bus Drivers Needed
The Lamorinda School Bus Transportation Agency is experiencing a shortage of school bus drivers. Anyone interested is encouraged to apply. With no nights or weekends required, opportunities for additional hours and paid training, all qualified applicants are welcome to apply. Call 925-926-0375 or (click title for full story)
$2.65 Million FHWA Emergency Relief Reimbursement
The Town’s is scheduled to receive $2.65 million from the Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief in reimbursement for the temporary Canyon Road bridge project prior to fiscal year end, June 30, 2019. $1 million will be used to repay a loan from the One-Time Developer Fees Fund (Palos Colorados). The remaining $1.65 million will repay a General Fund loan. $745,000 is needed (click title for full story)
Climate Action Plan Implementation Update
The Town Council was given an update on the progress in implementing the goals and strategies of the Town’s Climate Action Plan. After considering recommendations from staff, the Council voted unanimously to direct staff to pursue three projects: (1) installing public electric vehicle charging stations at the Town offices and the main Moraga Commons parking lot; (2) installing public water (click title for full story)
Two Engineering Positions Now Open
The Engineering Department has openings for an Associate Civil Engineer and an Engineering Intern. (click title for full story)
Sign Up For Community Warning System
During a disaster, such as a fire or earthquake, it is important to communicate accurate and prompt safety information to everyone. In an emergency, both Police and Fire agencies will primarily be using the Community Warning System to notify people of the need to evacuate or take other action. These notifications may not reach you if you have not registered your information with the (click title for full story)
Street Lighting Assessment District
In order to maintain and continue the street lighting assessment district, the Town is required to conduct an annual levy and collection process. Town Council approved the Engineer’s Report, declared the intent to levy and collect assessments for Fiscal Year 2019/20, and set a Public Hearing date of June 12, 2019. (click title for full story)