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.

Update on Storm Drains Operations and Maintenance Program - April 2019
The Fiscal Year 2018/19 budget included $170,000 to fund the start-up of a storm drain Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Program. Staff provided an update on the implementation of the O&M Progr.. Read more

Update on Los Encinos Subdivision
On April 8, 2019, the Planning Commission considered an application seeking amendments to the vesting tentative map and hillside development permit conditions of approval, revisions to grading design,.. Read more

Small Cell Wireless Facilities Ordinances - April 2019
The Town Council adopted an urgency ordinance amending various sections of Moraga Municipal Code Chapter 8.144 to add general development standards, procedures and aesthetic criteria for small cell wi.. Read more

Sinkhole at 398 Rheem Boulevard - April 2019
On Saturday, April 6, the depression on private property off of Center Street near Rheem Boulevard became a sinkhole. Although the sinkhole is not in the public right-of-way, the Town is concerned abo.. Read more

Planning Commission Appointments - April 2019
At the Planning Commission meeting on April 8, the Commissioners selected David Stromberg to serve as Chair and Brenda Luster to serve as Vice Chair for the next year. The Planning Commission also app.. Read more

Moraga Community Foundation Board Opening - April 2019
The Moraga Community Foundation (MCF) is seeking applicants for a Board position opening in June. MCF has been working with the community since 2015 to build a vibrant future for Moraga including proj.. Read more

Joint Moraga-Lafayette 2019 Pavement Surface Seal Project
The Town and Lafayette are planning to prepare two separate surface seal projects this year with construction cost estimates of $1,400,000 and $500,000, respectively. Rather than individually going ou.. Read more

John Muir Land Trust and Painted Rock Property - April 10, 2019
Town Council considered the John Muir Land Trust’s (JMLT’s) proposed purchase of the Painted Rock property. The Council expressed their appreciation to JMLT for their efforts to purchase P.. Read more

Auto Burglaries - April 2019
Recently, the Town has experienced an increase in auto burglaries. In all of the recent cases, the vehicle was left unlocked with valuables inside. Please help Moraga Police (MPD) prevent these crimes.. Read more

Proclamation for Campolindo Boys Basketball Team – April 2019
Town Council proclaimed April 10, 2019 as “2018-2019 Campolindo Boys Varsity Basketball Team Day” in the Town of Moraga, in honor of the Team’s Division II State Championship victory.. Read more

Audit and Finance Committee Update – April 2019
At the April 9 meeting, the Audit and Finance Committee (AFC) elected Bob Kennedy as the Interim Town Treasurer. The AFC also appointed members Tim Freeman and Phil Arth to perform a financial review .. Read more

Bella Vista Street Lighting Assessment District – April 2019
SummerHill Homes, the developer for the Bella Vista subdivision (formally Rancho Laguna II) was required to install a public streetlight on Rheem Boulevard at Faye Hill Road and annex the subdivision .. Read more

Town Revives Moraga Center Specific Plan Implementation Project – March 2019
With funding from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the Town Council authorized a contract with Opticos Design, Inc. for technical assistance to complete the Moraga Center Specific Plan Impl.. Read more

2019 Summer Activity Guide is Here!
The Summer 2019 Activity Guide featuring camps, classes and community events is available to view online as of April 4 and will be distributed to Moraga residents with the Lamorinda Weekly on April 17.. Read more

Report Suspicious Activity
Moraga Police (MPD) needs your help in reporting suspicious activity and persons in our Town. Each person is uniquely familiar with different parts of Town and can immediately identify suspicious or u.. Read more

Proclamation for Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month – March 2019
Town Council presented a proclamation (/council/meetings/2019/032719/TC-032719_4.A_Proc_Prescription Drug Abuse.pdf) to Chris Janssen of the Contra Costa MEDS (Medication/Education/Disposal/Safety) Co.. Read more

Planning Commission Appointments - March 2019
Town Council deliberated and appointed Kerry Hillis to a two-year term and Karl Davis to a one-year term on the Planning Commission. Suzanne D’Arcy, Brenda Luster and David Stromberg were reappo.. Read more

Moraga Municipal Code Revisions to Commercial Land Use Review – March 2019
The Town Council gave unanimous direction to staff to proceed with the task of identifying revisions to the Town’s current commercial zoning regulations that would simplify the commercial land u.. Read more

Land Movement Near Center Street and Rheem Boulevard – March 29, 2019
The Town has recently become aware that there is earth movement which is causing the ground to sink on private property off of Center Street near Rheem Boulevard. Although the depression is not in the.. Read more

John Muir Land Trust Painted Rock Presentation – March 2019
Linus Eukel, Executive Director, John Muir Land Trust (JMLT), updated the Town Council on JMLT’s progress on their campaign to save Painted Rock. If the fundraising goal of $2 million is met, JM.. Read more