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.

Town Manager to Address Declaration of Fiscal Emergency
As part of adopting the Town’s balanced budget this year, a Fiscal Emergency was declared (/dept/adminsvc/Fiscal-Emergency-2017)to achieve two goals: 1) To alert the Moraga community of the imme.. Read more

Council Declares July 2017 as Parks and Recreation Month
The Town Council proclaimed July as Parks Make Life Better month. This proclamation honors and recognizes the many benefits the Town’s parks provide to all. The Parks and Recreation Department h.. Read more

Moraga Sinkhole Repair Update - July 13, 2017
The Town’s contractor, McGuire and Hester (MH), is tentatively scheduled to begin mobilization during the week of July 17 to repair an approximately 130-foot long section of the 96-inch diameter.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Closure Update - July 13, 2017
The Canyon Road Bridge continues to be closed to all traffic so please use alternate routes. The Town will continue to keep the public informed with updates posted on Town’s Canyon Road Bridge w.. Read more

All-Access Playground Site Improvements Approved
Town Council approved a construction contract for site and walkway improvements for Lamorinda’s first All-Access Playground in the Moraga Commons Park. Construction is scheduled to start late Ju.. Read more

Town Council Considers a Poet Laureate
Town Council considered the merits of amending the current Art in Public Spaces Committee Charter to include a Moraga-specific Poet Laureate, or joining the Lamorinda Arts Council Poet Laureate Progra.. Read more

FY2017/18 Operating and CIP Budgets Adopted by Council
After several public meetings to discuss the Town’s weakening fiscal condition, the Town Council adopted the FY 2017/18 budget, including $8.5 million for operations and $3.2 million for capital.. Read more

Proclamation Honoring Rescue One Foundation's 40th Anniversary
Dr. Gene Gottfried, Board President of the Rescue One Foundation, accepted a proclamation from the Council in honor of the Foundation’s 40th Anniversary. Since its inception in 1977, the Rescue .. Read more

Contra Costa County Elder Abuse Prevention Project
The purpose of the Elder Abuse Prevention Project is to bridge the gap in services addressing elder abuse in Contra Costa County. The Project is designed to provide direct services to seniors in a coo.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Reopening Update - June 29, 2017
The Canyon Road bridge is expected to reopen for traffic in late September or early October 2017. The bridge reopening is a very complex project requiring extensive environmental approval and permitti.. Read more

Sinkhole Repair Construction Approved (June 19, 2017)
On May 15, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration finally authorized the Town to move forward with the permanent repair construction phase of the Sinkhole by replacing the damaged 96-inch culvert ch.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Reopening Plans Underway (June 19, 2017)
The health and safety of Moragans and members of the public who utilize the Town’s streets, roadways, and public facilities is of the utmost priority to the Town. The Town Council received a det.. Read more

Rubberized Pavement Grant Award (June 2017)
The Town was awarded a grant of $54,000 by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to use rubberized asphalt derived from waste tires generated in California and dec.. Read more

Summer Safety 2017
Summer has arrived and will be in full force as temperatures remain high this week. Remember that temperatures in parked cars rise even higher and can be deadly for children and pets who are left in c.. Read more

Town Employee Agreements Approved
The Council approved employee agreements, including compensation and benefits, for all employee groups. Agreements are effective from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019. Included in the agreements are.. Read more

FY 2017/18 Operating and Capital Improvement Program Budgets
The Town Council reviewed the preliminary FY 2017/18 operating budget and capital program. The $8.5 million operating budget is balanced with a small anticipated annual surplus (approximately $58,000).. Read more

New Commuter Carpool Incentive from 511 Contra Costa
Scoop, an app that connects commuters with carpools, has partnered with 511 Contra Costa and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority to offer a special discount for Contra Costa residents. Commuters.. Read more

Sign up Now for Summer Camps (May 2017)
School is almost out and Moraga Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of summer camps for all ages and interests: Coding, Bricks for Kidz, Little Medical School, Techsplosion, Sports, Kindercool,.. Read more

Annual General Plan Implementation Report
Town Council approved 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 ac.. Read more

Vacation House Watch
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) offers a Vacation House Watch service to residents. To request periodic checks of vacant homes, please go to Moraga Police (https://police.moraga.ca.us/main.php) and.. Read more