Town Of Moraga

Moraga Way and Canyon Road/Camino Pablo Construction Begins Monday, July 15
On Monday, July 15, Ghilotti Construction Company is expected to begin construction on the safety improvements along Moraga Way from Ivy Drive to Moraga Road and at the intersection of Canyon Road and Camino Pablo. Construction will typically occur on Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, but limited work outside those times and on weekends may be needed to complete as much (click title for full story)
Fiscal Year 2019/20 Budget at a Glance
Town Council received a presentation on the FY 2019/20 Budget at a Glance. This is the Town’s first budget brief document produced by the Administrative Services Department that summarizes the recently adopted FY 2019/20 Operating and Capital Improvement Program budgets. The Budget at a Glance contains (click title for full story)
4th of July Celebration Thank You and Buy-a-Rocket Donation Information
Thank you to the community and service organizations who contributed to a successful 4th of July Celebration. The commitment of local volunteer groups created a memorable community event and fireworks display. (Please see below for Buy-a-Rocket donation information) The Town extends its sincere gratitude to (click title for full story)
Los Encinos Appeal
Town Council heard an appeal of the Planning Commission’s 4-2 approval of amendments to the vesting tentative map and hillside development permit conditions of approval, revisions to grading design, design review for ten homes and design guideline exceptions for the Los Encinos subdivision, located east of the intersection of Baitx Drive and Ketelsen Court. After hearing (click title for full story)
Council Legislative Recess
The Town Council meetings on July 24 and August 14 have been cancelled to provide a legislative break. The break occurs annually and was approved by the Council in January. The Council will resume their regular meeting schedule on Wednesday, August 28. However, a Special (click title for full story)
MCSP Citizens' Advisory Committee
The Citizens’ Advisory Committee for the implementation of the Moraga Center Specific Plan (MCSP) held its first meeting on Monday, July 8, at the St. Mary’s College (SMC) Soda Center. The focus of the meeting was to introduce the project team and the members of the CAC and describe the background, process, and timeline for completion of the development standards and zoning (click title for full story)
Controlled Burn a Success
On June 29, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD), joined by units from four other fire departments, conducted a controlled burn on the Painted Rock property. Firefighters practiced wildland fire suppression skills and ultimately burned a five-acre fuel break to protect homes in the Buckingham (click title for full story)
Lamorinda Skatepark Improvements
Town Council reviewed the skatepark improvements project scheduled in the FY 2019/20 Capital Improvement Program. The improvements include a new cement seat wall, water bottle filling station, and landscaping and safety signage improvements. The project was proposed by local teen Owen Myall and funded by generous donations from the Moraga Park Foundation, Orinda Community Foundation, Lafayette Youth Commission, Sustainable Lafayette and Orinda Park Foundation. Town Councilmembers praised Owen for his work on the project. (click title for full story)
"Copsicle" Fun at Hacienda Day Camp
On July 2, Moraga Police officers made a surprise visit to the Hacienda Summer Day Camp. Officers handed out red white and blue “copsicles” to the campers, which was a hit! This was a fun way for the Moraga Police Department to continue its commitment to engage with the community. Be on the lookout for officers handing out more treats at a Moraga Summer Concert soon! (click title for full story)
Water Bottle Filling Stations Installed
New water bottle refilling stations have been installed at the Town offices (329 Rheem Boulevard) and the Council Chambers (335 Rheem Boulevard) and are available for public use when the buildings are open. The installation of these new water bottle refilling stations is a project that the Town Council authorized staff to undertake as part of its goal to implement viable strategies in the (click title for full story)
Family Camp Out - Saturday, July 27
Join Parks and Recreation for a suburban camping experience at Rancho Laguna Park with your family! Campers will enjoy family games, crafts for the kids, and a camp fire under the stars. Dinner, s’mores, and continental breakfast provided. Families should bring (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)