Town Of Moraga

Town of Moraga News

As news is pertinent to the community at large and available, we will post news items on this page.
To report a news item contact us. To see the archive of the Town of Moraga’s bi-weekly newsletter, About Town, visit the About Town Newsletter page.

John Muir Land Trust Presentation – October 2018
John Muir Land Trust ( (JMLT) is currently campaigning to Save Painted Rock. If the $2 million fundraising goal is met, JMLT will acquire the 84-acre property kno.. Read more

Bollinger Valley at Planning Commission – Monday, October 15
The Bollinger Valley project, a proposed 126-lot residential subdivision, will be considered by the Planning Commission at a public hearing on Monday, October 15 at 7:00 pm in the Town Council Chamber.. Read more

Jeanette Fritzky Tribute Walk - Saturday, October 27, 2018
A 1.6 mile Tribute Walk to honor late Councilmember Jeanette Fritzky and benefit the American Cancer Society will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm at the Moraga Commons P.. Read more

Swearing In of Appointed Councilmember Renata Sos – October 10, 2018
The Town Clerk swore in Renata Sos at the start of the Council meeting. Renata was appointed unanimously by the Town Council to complete Jeanette Fritzky’s term of office which will end in 2020... Read more

Welcome Norman Veloso, Administrative Services Director
Norman Veloso has been appointed as Moraga’s Administrative Services Director. Norm comes to the Town with significant experience and he has taken the lead on numerous special projects currently.. Read more

Electronic Communication Policy – October 2018
Town Council adopted a resolution establishing an Electronic Communication Policy that is in conformance with the Town’s current Records Retention Schedule and provides guidance to Council and s.. Read more

Moraga Fall Book Sale – Saturday, October 20
The Friends of the Moraga Library will be holding a book sale in front of the Moraga Library, 1500 St. Mary’s Road, on Saturday, October 20, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. There are always unique and.. Read more

Hacienda de las Flores Restaurant Update – October 2018
Town Council re-appropriated existing Capital Improvement Program (CIP) funds to commence site improvements to address items of the deferred maintenance at the Hacienda de las Flores and prepare the s.. Read more

Animal Control Services Ordinance
Town Council waived the first reading and scheduled a public hearing on October 24 to adopt the Contra Costa County Animal Control Ordinance for the Town. This ordinance, which is used throughout the .. Read more

Bollinger Valley Environmental Impact Report Released
The revised Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Bollinger Valley Project was released on Monday, September 17, 2018. The document is available online at the Town of Moraga Planning Depart.. Read more

St. Mary's Road Roundabouts Update – October 12, 2018
Since 2009, the Town has been evaluating safety improvements on St. Mary’s Road at the Rheem Boulevard and Bollinger Canyon Road intersections. The Town was awarded a grant to develop preliminar.. Read more

Seeking Volunteers for County Board of Supervisor Boards
Supervisor Candace Andersen is looking for interested, motivated residents to serve on a few Contra Costa County (CCC) citizen advisory boards. These volunteer boards usually meet monthly and advise t.. Read more

Lime Scooters in Moraga
The Town has recently become aware of Lime electric scooters being left inside the Town limits. Given their potential hazard to public safety or access, as well as the fact that Lime ( Read more

Proclamation Declaring October 2018 as Bullying Prevention Month
The Council presented a proclamation declaring October 2018 as Bullying Prevention Month to Wendell Baker, from Moraga’s iKind ( Project, and encouraged all community mem.. Read more

Prop 6 Would Result in Less Revenue for Town Streets and Roads
On April 28, 2017, the Governor signed Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Recovery and Repair Act of 2017. Various portions of this new gas tax funding were deposited into the newly created Road Maintenance.. Read more

Schools and Traffic Safety – October 2018
The safety of our children is paramount, especially around our schools. Moraga Police (MPD) have cited drivers for failing to stop for school buses with flashing red lights, failing to yield to kids i.. Read more

West Nile Virus Persists
The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District reports that mosquitoes, birds and chickens continue to test positive for West Nile virus. West Nile virus replicates faster in warm weather, so.. Read more

Independent Auditors Complete Field Visit
Maze & Associates, the Town’s independent auditor, has finished a week-long visit to the Town offices to complete the financial audit for the year ended June 30, 2018. The final draft of the.. Read more

Town Receives $2.38 Million for Sinkhole Reimbursement
The Town of Moraga is pleased to announce the receipt of two reimbursement checks from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in the amounts of $881,636 and $1,500,067 for the Rheem Boulevard Sinkh.. Read more

Town Council Appointment Process to Fill Council Vacancy
Town Council considered the interview process options for the 11 applicants seeking appointment to the vacant Council seat. Council directed staff to schedule two (2) meetings for the interviews to ac.. Read more