Members of the public are invited to address the Town Council at Town Council meetings, held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.
Due to the Governor’s Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20, which suspend certain requirements of the Brown Act, and pursuant to the orders by the Health Officer of the County of Contra Costa regarding COVID-19, the Town offices are closed to the public and meetings are not physically open to the public. All meetings are being held by Zoom teleconference platforms.
Public participation at meetings is welcomed. Public comments can be provided either in person at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting.
Regular meetings include an agenda item titled Public Comments and Suggestions. This item allows the public to comment on items not the agenda. Public comments on items on the agenda are taken following the report and questions and prior to Council discussion of that agenda item. Each individual generally has three minutes to provide comment, however, the timing may be limited by the Mayor/Chair in order to allow all interested speakers to participate. For information on providing public comments during the meeting see How to Follow or Participate During the Meetings below.
Written public comments are accepted in advance of the meeting. Written comments should be emailed to the Clerk at TownClerk@moraga.ca.us. Comments received before 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be provided in their entirety to the Council prior to the meeting and will be a part of the record but will not be read verbally at the meeting. Addresses and phone numbers are redacted from correspondence. If you would like your comments to be anonymous, attach a document with your comments to your email.
To maximize public safety while still maintaining transparency and public access, members of the public may observe the meeting by accessing it through: livestream.com/moraga.
Members of the public may also participate by providing public comment during the meeting by joining the Zoom webinar, which will require that the Zoom app be downloaded to your smartphone or computer. Each meeting is assigned its own separate webinar address and instructions for joining each meeting webinar can be found on the first page of the meeting Agenda:
To make a public comment during a public comment period, when the Mayor/Chair asks for public comment, click the raise hand button at the bottom of the participant page to be placed in the queue to make a comment and unmute yourself. After making a comment, please mute yourself and click the raise hand button again to leave the queue.
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Email the entire Council or visit the Town Council page to find contact information for individual Councilmembers.
Public Comments During Teleconference Meetings Due to COVID-19
Due to the Governor’s Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20, which suspend certain requirements of the Brown Act, and pursuant to the orders by the Health Officer of the County of Contra Costa regarding COVID-19, the Town offices are closed to the public and meetings are not physically open to the public. All meetings are being held by Zoom teleconference platforms. See more information about meeting participation .
Members of the public may provide public comment by sending written comments to the Clerk via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments received before 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be provided in their entirety to the Council prior to the meeting and will be a part of the record but will not be read verbally at the meeting. See more information about public comments .
Town Council meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Council Chambers, located at:335 Rheem BoulevardMoraga, CA 94556NOTE: Because of the ongoing pandemic, most meetings are held via Zoom webinar and LiveStreamed.
Upcoming meetings are noted on the Town calendar and indicate whether they are teleconferenced or in person.
The Town of Moraga Livestreams Town Council meetings using Vimeo. Type or paste this link in your browser https://livestream.com/moraga to view Town Council meetings as well as all other Commission and Committee meetings.
Please note that Vimeo Livestream no longer supports playback on Internet Explore 11. Please use another browser for playback. Supported desktop browsers include: GoogleChrome 45+; Mozilla Firefox 49+; Safari 10+; and Microsoft Edge 15+. Supported mobile browsers include: Google Chrome and Safari (iOs).
Staff reports for Town Council meetings can be found in the Agenda Center. Staff reports for Town Council meetings are generally posted on the Town website on the Friday prior to the Wednesday night meeting. Agendas and staff reports are also available at Moraga Town Hall, located at:329 Rheem BoulevardMoraga, CA 94556
Anyone may ask to obtain copies of public records in the Town’s possession. Requests should be in writing and for a specific, identifiable document. View the Public Records Act Requests webpage. You must email the Town Clerk with your request.
Before contacting the Town Clerk, please visit the Commonly Requested Documents page.
The Town will provide the requested documents within 10 days of receipt of your request or advise you, in writing, of any exemption from disclosure or delay in providing the information and when it will be made available.
To subscribe to Town Council, Planning Commission or any other Committee or Commission agendas please select Notify Me and follow the instructions to receive notifications.
Email Cynthia Battenberg, Town Manager, or call 925-888-7022.
Elections are held in even years. Elections are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years (coinciding with the State General Election).
Your polling place can be located at the Contra Costa County Elections website.
The Moraga Municipal Code is available online.
To have a proclamation considered for issuance by the Mayor, please send the desired text of the proclamation to the Town Clerk at:329 Rheem BoulevardMoraga, CA 94556
You can also email the Town Clerk. Proclamations may be presented at the beginning of a Town Council meeting or at a special event. They may also be received by mail.
Call the Town offices general information line at 925-888-7050 or contact the appropriate Town Department.
No, the Town of Moraga does not issue Marriage licenses. You may contact Contra Costa County Clerk’s office.
No, the Town of Moraga does not issue passports. You may obtain passport information at the post office.
Yes. Check the Police Department page for more information, or call them at 925-888-7055.