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 Appoints New Town Manager
The Town of Moraga is happy to welcome Cynthia Battenberg as the new Town Manager beginning March 12. Cynthia has extensive experience in local government including management, planning, public works,.. Read more

PDA Grant to Complete the Moraga Center Specific Plan
Town Council adopted a resolution authorizing a Priority Development Area grant application to Bay Area Metro (ABAG/MTC) for funding to complete the Moraga Center Specific Plan Implementation Project... Read more

Moraga MCE Roll-Out
Beginning this month, MCE, California’s first Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program, a locally controlled energy service, will initiate its enrollment process within Moraga and begin provid.. Read more

Fiscal Year 2018/19 Midyear Budget Review
The Council approved the FY 2017/18 budget amendments unanimously which once again reflected Moraga’s history of fiscal responsibility. Due to slightly stronger property tax collections and aggr.. Read more

Moraga Library Commissioner Status Report
Town Council reviewed and accepted the 2017 Status Report submitted by Patricia Wernet, Contra Costa County Library Commissioner for Moraga. The school libraries of Acalanes, Campolindo and Miramonte,.. Read more

WW Urban Creeks Grant Application
Town Council directed staff through Resolution 34-2014 to seek funding opportunities for the Laguna Creek Restoration Project and authorized staff to submit an application for a WW Urban Creeks Grant .. Read more

Lighting Assessment District for FY 2018/19
In order to maintain and continue the assessment district, the Town is required to conduct an annual levy and collection process. Town Council initiated the first step of this process by ordering engi.. Read more

Indian Valley Project EIR Consultant Contract
The Town Council adopted a resolution authorizing the Interim Town Manager to execute a contract with the Metropolitan Planning Group to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Indian .. Read more

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) Ordinance
The Town Council, on a split vote, waived the second reading and adopted an ordinance replacing Chapter 8.124 of the Moraga Municipal Code regulating the development of Accessory Dwelling Units. These.. Read more

Stormwater Fee Informational Meetings
A Notice of Public Hearing was mailed to all property owners affected by the proposed fees to 1) address first the high priority projects identified in the Storm Drain Master Plan; 2) implement an ade.. Read more

Moraga Town Center Homes
KB Homes has taken over the development of the Moraga Town Center Homes, a proposed 36-unit attached single-family residential project, located on a vacant 3.06-acre lot situated between Moraga Way an.. Read more

Town Council 2018 Meeting Calendar and Committee Representatives
TOWN COUNCIL 2018 MEETING CALENDAR Town Council reviewed and approved the 2018 Council meeting calendar, including a legislative summer break. To view the calendar, visit the Town’s website (h.. Read more

Stormwater Fee Initiative Update
Storm drain infrastructure needs were identified as a top priority by survey respondents last fall. As a result, the Council initiated proceedings and adopted ballot procedures for a stormwater fee in.. Read more

Moraga Road Sidewalk Gap Closure Project
Construction has started to close a sidewalk gap on Moraga Road between Corliss Drive and Draeger Drive. The Town was awarded a Transportation Development Act grant to install 800 feet of sidewalk to .. Read more

LimeBike Bike Share Program Presentation
The Town Council heard a presentation from LimeBike, a bike sharing program offering a new approach to the bike sharing concept. LimeBike offers a dockless approach where bike sharing can be designed .. Read more

Joint Moraga-Orinda Paving Project
The City of Orinda and the Town of Moraga are planning pavement rehabilitation projects for 2018, with construction cost estimates of $10.3 million and $1.1 to $1.9 million, respectively. Through comb.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Project Acceptance
Following the Canyon Road Bridge closure in April 2017 due to landslide damage, the Town qualified for $2.5 million in Federal Highway Administration emergency funding for eligible expenditures to rem.. Read more

All-Access Playground Now Open!
The Rotary Club of Moraga's Grand Opening of the Lamorinda All-Access Playground was held on Sunday, January 28. The Town was pleased to join the Rotary Club, Chamber members, service clubs and member.. Read more

2017 Crime Statistics
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) reports overall reported crime in Moraga decreased 11.25% in 2017 when compared to 2016 statistics. However, the numbers are mixed as larcenies and auto thefts are d.. Read more

Storm Preparedness
The Town of Moraga lies within the Moraga Creek Watershed, which includes three major creeks: Moraga Creek, Laguna Creek, and Rimer Creek. The creeks, drainage channels and storm drain systems are sus.. Read more