Town Of Moraga

Preparations Avert Disaster
Last year’s Camp Fire in Paradise was a wake-up call that provided many lessons. Fortunately for the residents of Moraga, the Moraga Police Department (MPD), Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD), residents and the Sanders Ranch Homeowners’ Association have taken numerous emergency preparedness actions which helped prevent the Merrill Fire in the (click title for full story)
Moraga Library Fall Book Sale - Saturday, October 19
The giant fall book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Moraga Library will be held on Saturday, October 19, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at the Moraga Library, 1500 St. Mary’s Road. Books, CDs and DVDs in all categories will be sold at prices ranging from 25 cents to $3.00. Beginning at 1:00 pm a bag can be purchased for $5.00 and filled with all the books it will hold. (click title for full story)
MCSP Citizens Advisory Committee Completed
The fourth and final meeting of the Moraga Center Specific Plan (MCSP) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) was held on October 1.The MCSP CAC is assisting the Town in crafting the zoning and development standards to implement the MCSP adopted in 2010. At this meeting, the CAC provided its final input and initial zoning code recommendations to the Town on land (click title for full story)
Energy Efficiency Lighting Upgrades
Town Council adopted a Resolution authorizing the Town Manager to execute an Electrical Services Contract with Energy Conservation Options (ECO) in the amount not to exceed $63,800 to complete energy efficient lighting upgrades using PG&E’s on-bill zero percent financing program. This project is one of the viable strategies to (click title for full story)
Hacienda de las Flores Restaurant Operator RFP
Town Council discussed the opportunity to pursue a restaurant at the Hacienda and directed staff to release a Restaurant Operator Request for Proposals (RFP). The pursuit of a restaurant at the Hacienda remains one of the primary objectives to increase community use of (click title for full story)
MCE's Deep Green Option
Town Council considered a Resolution to enroll the Town’s electricity accounts in MCE’s 100 percent renewable “Deep Green” Option as part of ongoing efforts to implement viable measures contained in the Town’s Climate Action Plan. While the Council did not adopt the (click title for full story)
Welcome Mark Summers to Engineering
Mark Summers recently joined the Public Works Department as an Associate Civil Engineer. Mark will focus mainly on land development projects and will work on a diverse array of other assignments, including Town capital, street and storm water projects. Mark earned his BS in Civil Engineering at San Diego State, MS in Civil Engineering at San Jose State, and Project (click title for full story)
Development Update - Moraga Town Center Homes and Chase Bank
Moraga Town Center Homes, next to the Fire Station on Moraga Way near the intersection with St. Andrews Drive, has model homes open for viewing. Site work and building construction are continuing as the developer, KB Homes, prepares to complete and sell
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CCTA Transportation Measure Request for Endorsement
Town Council adopted a Resolution urging the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to place a one-half of one percent countywide transportation sales tax measure on the March 3, 2020 ballot to fund transportation improvements in Contra Costa County. The Town Council supported this action without opining on the merits of the proposed measure. (click title for full story)
Town Council Protocols
The Council continued its work to develop protocols to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the Council as a whole and individual Councilmembers and to outline the rules and regulations of meetings, agendas and other administrative matters. The draft protocols will be brought to the October 23 Council meeting for adoption. (click title for full story)
Vote By Mail Campaign
The Town of Moraga and Contra Costa Elections Division encourages you to consider getting your ballot by mail. Receiving your ballot by mail provides you with more flexibility than having to go to your set neighborhood polling place on just one day. This can be especially tough for voters who commute to and from work. It also (click title for full story)
Moraga's Emergency Operations Plan
The Moraga Town Council approved the revised Emergency Operations Plan for the Town in 2018. Although no document can list or account for all of the possibilities in a disaster or critical incident, the (click title for full story)
Senior Volunteer Needed for Advisory Council on Aging
The Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA) is actively recruiting to fill the vacant Moraga seat. To represent the interests of area seniors, the applicant must be a resident of Moraga and knowledgeable of the needs of Moraga's senior population. If interested, please complete (click title for full story)