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 Council 2018 Goals Amended and Adopted
The Town Council adopted goals for 2018 ( Town Council Goals FINAL.pdf). The amended 14 goals for 2018 include obtaining reimbursement funding for the sinkhole and .. Read more

Stormwater Fee Ballot Measure Results
The property-related fee was proposed to generate revenue to address deteriorating storm drain pipes, infrastructure, and sinkholes; protect drinking water sources from pollutants; and, prevent local .. Read more

Return of the Telephone Scam
Moraga is once again a target for telephone scams. Even the Police Chief received a scam call telling him there was a warrant issued for his arrest by the IRS! (There wasn’t…) The IRS doe.. Read more

Rescission of Declaration of Fiscal Emergency
Town Council voted unanimously to rescind the Fiscal Emergency declared on June 28, 2017 based on the Town’s projected June 30, 2017 General Fund Reserves balance of $1.6 million. The emergency .. Read more

Public Works Rescues Turkey Chicks
On May 1, neighbors in the Rheem Valley Manor community noticed a mother turkey hovering over her chicks trapped in a storm drain inlet and contacted the Town for help. Public Works Maintenance Worker.. Read more

PG&E Gas Pipeline Replacement Project on St. Mary's Road - Summer 2018
Town Council received a presentation from PG&E on their project to replace and upsize an existing vintage gas line on St. Mary's Road between S. Lucille Lane in Lafayette and Rheem Boulevard in Mo.. Read more

New Public Art Installations
Two new public art pieces arrived in Moraga this past week. The sculptures “Briar” and “Rossette” by artist Suzannah Israel are part of the public artwork loan program and are .. Read more

National Public Works Week - May 20 – 26
National Public Works Week is May 20 through 26 and brings attention to the importance of public works in the community and recognizes the dedicated professionals who serve the public every day. This .. Read more

MCE Community Meeting at the Library - Tuesday, June 5
The Moraga Library, 1500 St. Mary’s Road, will be hosting an informational meeting with Marin Clean Energy (MCE) on Tuesday, June 5 at 6:30 pm. An MCE representative will present a program about.. Read more

Welcome Raul Serrano, Maintenace Worker
Raul Serrano has been hired as a maintenance worker for the Town. Raul is one of four maintenance workers, led by the Town’s Maintenance Manager, who maintain all Town roads, parks and facilitie.. Read more

Dispose of Unwanted Medications
The Moraga Police Department (MPD), through a cooperative effort with Contra Costa Central Sanitary District, accepts unwanted prescription and other medications for safe disposal. Drop off medication.. Read more

Lamorinda Joint Meeting Update - April 26, 2018
On April 26, the City of Orinda hosted the annual Special Joint Meeting of the Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda City/Town Councils. The three Councils heard reports on: the Implications of Approved and Pr.. Read more

La Finestra at the Hacienda
A new restaurant could soon be coming to the Hacienda. Town Council has authorized the Town Manager to commence lease negotiations with Jeff Assadi, the Chef/Owner of La Finestra, which recently burne.. Read more

Council and Community Goals for 2018
GETTING THINGS DONE: A YEAR OF OPPORTUNITY AND RECOVERY The Town Council discussed their goals for 2018, at the April 25 Council meeting, which include obtaining reimbursement funding for the sin.. Read more

Welcome Steve Kowalski, Senior Planner
Steve Kowalski has been appointed as Moraga’s new Senior Planner. Steve will be filling a crucial position supporting the Town’s planning efforts and goals. He has extensive experience wor.. Read more

Recent Town Council Actions on April 25, 2018
PROCLAMATION FOR POLICE WEEK AND PEACE OFFICERS’ MEMORIAL DAY Town Council presented a proclamation designating May 13 to 19 as Police Week. Peace Officers’ Memorial Day in Moraga is .. Read more

Summer Recreation Leaders Needed
The Parks and Recreation Department is currently recruiting part-time employees to work at Moraga Day Camp (formerly Camp Hacienda), the Town-run summer day camp. Positions include Recreation Leader I.. Read more

Welcome Joe Tanner, Administrative Services Director
Joe Tanner has been appointed as Moraga’s new Administrative Services Director. Mr. Tanner grew up in the area and is familiar with the Town’s charm and amenities. He received his Bachelor.. Read more

Town of Moraga Blood Drive a Success
Thank you to everyone who took the time out of their day to donate blood for the Town’s second blood drive. Because of the Town’s donors, 24 pints of blood were collected, which equates to.. Read more

Recent Town Council Actions on April 11, 2018
CHANGE TO SOCIAL HOST ORDINANCE APPROVED Town Council adopted a change to the Social Host Ordinance in light of the new recreational marijuana laws. Currently, the Ordinance prohibits any person .. Read more