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.

St. Mary's Road Roundabouts Project
Two community informational meetings are scheduled for Thursday, September 27 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the Orinda Room at the Soda Center at Saint Mary’s College. The pro.. Read more

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a libr.. Read more

Proclamation Honoring Edy Schwartz for her Lasting Impact on Moraga
Town Council honored Edy Schwartz, a remarkable Moraga citizen who served the community for more than 50 years. Edy’s children accepted the proclamation on Edy’s behalf and were joined by .. Read more

Moraga Trails Map
The Parks and Recreation Department shared the new Moraga Trails Map, a two-sided map of Moraga trails, including Town trails, East Bay Regional Park trails, East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD.. Read more

Moraga Town Council Election 2018 Update
Three candidates filed papers for the two open Councilmember seats on the November 6, 2018, ballot. The qualified candidates are: Dave Trotter, Steve Woehleke and Mike McCluer. A binder has been prepa.. Read more

MOFD Update on Buckingham Fire and Vegetation Management
The Council received a presentation ( for 4. D. MOFD Presentation.pdf)from Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD) Chief W.. Read more

Join Nixle for EMERGENCY and Other Notifications is a community information service the Town uses to keep residents informed via text and/or emails. Press releases, emergency alerts and informational advisories are sent out to warn of crim.. Read more

Shawn Knapp - Manager of the Year Nomination
The Public Works Department supported Shawn Knapp, the Town’s Senior Civil Engineer for his Manager of the Year nomination in the category of Emergency Management at the Staff Appreciation event.. Read more

Public Application and Interview Process to Fill the Council Vacancy
The process to fill a Council vacancy is outlined by the Government Code which requires that a vacancy is filled within 60-days by either a special election or appointment. After considering a number .. Read more

Proclamation Honoring Jeanette Fritzky for Her Service to Moraga
There was standing room only at the beginning of the Town Council meeting as the community gathered to honor Councilmember Jeanette Fritzky for her Service to the Town of Moraga. Jeanette’s fami.. Read more

New Public Art at Town Council Chambers
The Town of Moraga welcomes the newest addition to its Public Art collection, Toranski Koki’s Journey by artist Glenn Takai. The installation is on display outside Town Council Chambers at 335 R.. Read more

Moraga's Updated Emergency Operations Plan
Town Council reviewed and approved the updated Town of Moraga Emergency Operations Plan. The plan will be the guiding policy document for the Town’s response to emergency incidents or local disa.. Read more

Moraga Commons Park Restroom Design
The design for the restroom replacement at Commons Park was endorsed by Town Council. The new design is Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant and features four all gender stalls, two drinkin.. Read more

Community Warning System
Sign up today for the Contra Costa County Community Warning System (CWS), which is recognized as one of the nation’s most modern and effective all-hazard public warning systems. CWS is designed .. Read more

Committee Appointments
Town Council interviewed and appointed David Zeimer to the Art in Public Spaces Committee and Grant Tormey to the Design Review Board on August 22, 2018. Each will serve a two-year term... Read more

Master Fee Schedule Update
Town Council adopted revisions to its Master Fee Schedule to ensure that fees are set appropriately and reflect the estimated reasonable cost of providing a service or use of a facility. A few new fee.. Read more

Temporary Banner Signs Policy
Town Council adopted policies and procedures for approval of temporary wall and banner signs on Town-owned property. The policies address both banners that may be affixed to stands, fences, or walls o.. Read more

Moraga's Local Hazard Mitigation Program (LHMP)
Town Council adopted the Contra Costa County Hazard Mitigation Plan Volume 1 – Planning Area-Wide Elements and Volume 2 – Planning Partner Annexes, Chapter 9 – Town of Moraga, as the.. Read more

Hetfield Estates Vesting Tentative Map Extension
Town Council considered a one-year extension of the Vesting Tentative Map, General Development Plan, Conditional Use Permit and Hillside Development Permit for the Hetfield Estates Subdivision, a seve.. Read more

Jeanette Fritzky to Resign from Town Council
On July 24, Councilmember Fritzky submitted her resignation from the Town Council, effective August 22, 2018, due to health issues. See resignation letter ( Read more