Town Of Moraga

Town of Moraga Public Buildings Are Closed - March 20, 2020
Town of Moraga’s Public Buildings are closed through April 7, 2020, to meet the Contra Costa County Health Department’s shelter in place order. These closures affect City facilities at Town Office (329 Rheem Boulevard), the Hacienda de las Flores (2100 Donald Drive), and the Corporation Yard (335 Rheem Boulevard). Essential services, such as Town administration, police, and public works remain functioning. (click title for full story)
Town Declares a Local Emergency - March 17, 2020
At 1:00 pm today, consistent with the Federal government, the State of California and Contra Costa County’s actions, the Director of Emergency Services (the Town Manager) proclaimed a local emergency in the Town of Moraga. This declaration enables the Town access to resources, facilitates response and sets us up to potentially receive a reimbursement of cost incurred. (click title for full story)
Updated COVID-19 Information - March 16, 2020
The status of the COVID-19 situation is constantly changing. As of Sunday afternoon, March 15, 29 people in Contra Costa County have tested positive for COVID-19, although this number is expected to increase as more testing is conducted and the virus is spread. (click title for full story)
Keeping Informed During Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Town staff continues to monitor and work to stop the spread of COVID-19. Everyone can do their part and protect themselves and neighbors by washing your hands, staying home when sick, avoiding touching your face, covering your mouth when coughing or sneezing and cleaning frequently touched surfaces. We all need to (click title for full story)
Park & Recreation Department Covid 19 Closures / Cancellations - Updated March 16, 2020
To address the possible spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Moraga Parks and Recreation Department is closed. The Hacienda de las Flores and all programs, activities, and events are cancelled through April 3, 2020. The Town will continuously assess programs, activities, and events based on the (click title for full story)
The 2020 Census Matters
This week, households will begin to receive invitations to participate in the 2020 Census. There are three ways to take the Census – by phone, by mail, or, for the first time ever, online. Census data is used to distribute billions of dollars in Federal and State funding for critical services, including education, health care, public transportation and senior services. Filling out census forms brings those resources back to our community. (click title for full story)
Moraga Road Closure March 30 - April 3, 2020
The City of Lafayette has notified the Town that it’s contractor will be performing street pavement repairs along Moraga Road between Sky Hi Drive/Via Granada (the Moraga Town/Lafayette City limit) and Old Jonas Hill Road between March 30 and April 3, 2020. The work has been scheduled to correspond with Spring Break to minimize disruption. The repairs will require closing the road in both (click title for full story)
Maze & Associates Independent Auditing Services
Town Council reviewed and accepted the recommendation from the Audit and Finance Committee to award professional auditing services to Maze & Associates for a three-year period with the option to extend services for two subsequent years. The recommended agreement term is for Fiscal Years (click title for full story)
Private Drainage Easement Ordinance update
The Council approved a Resolution amending the Moraga Municipal Code to clarify the Town’s Policy regarding drainage easements. The amended language clarifies that the Town only takes responsibility for easements that have been accepted by the Council. Easements offered to the Town (click title for full story)
2020 RMRA Funded Preliminary List of Streets to be Paved
Town Council adopted a Resolution approving the preliminary list of 9 streets as part of the 2020 Street Resurfacing project. SB1, the Road Recovery and Repair Act, requires the Town to adopt a list of projects to be funded from the Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Account (RMRA), using the (click title for full story)
MOFD Fire Code Presentation
Moraga-Orinda Fire District Chief Winnacker made a presentation of the Proposed Fire Code Updates. The changes, if adopted, would affect construction methods and materials for new buildings and major remodels and landscaping on residential parcels with existing structures. The intent of the proposed changes is to reduce the risk of fire and loss of life by implementing requirements on new structures, such as (click title for full story)
Moraga Way Pavement Repairs to be Rescheduled
Ghilotti Construction Company is currently working on finishing the Moraga Way and Canyon Road/Camino Pablo Improvement project. The contractor was delayed in finishing this project, as the crosswalk safety beacons, and solar powered street lights are custom ordered items with very long (click title for full story)
Annual General Plan 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 (click title for full story)
Camino Ricardo Development Agreement Annual Review
Town Council considered the annual report for the Camino Ricardo subdivision development agreement prepared by the developer and found that it was in good faith compliance with the terms of the agreement. The developer has continued to work with Town staff to correct deficiencies with the asphalt trail within the park and to finalize a reimbursement agreement related to the construction of the high-visibility crosswalk on Moraga Road. (click title for full story)