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.

More on Why Moraga Receives so Little From Property Tax
In previous publications, we’ve discussed the fact that Moraga receives much lower property tax compared to other communities in the area – Moraga gets 5.27% while Orinda gets 7.4%, La.. Read more

Planning and Land Use News
The Planning Commission and Town Council also considered other issues related to land use regulations in Moraga at Wednesday’s joint meeting. The Commission and Council endorsed a work plan for .. Read more

Shop Moraga First!
The Town’s budget relies on $675,000 from sales tax... which is about 10.5% of the total budget. We expect to be on target for the year, but the Town is not capturing nearly its full po.. Read more

Moraga Commons Off-Street Parking Design
The Town of Moraga and cities of Lafayette and Orinda have agreed to jointly fund construction for a parking lot on the eastern side of Moraga Road, adjacent to the Lamorinda Skate Park. Design drawi.. Read more

Neighborhood Street Condition Update
The RECON Committee updated the Town Council at the November 9 meeting on its recent efforts to repair the neighborhood streets. The Committee has presented its findings to about a dozen groups, but i.. Read more

Town Co-Sponsors California Independent Film Festival
On Wednesday, October 26, the Town Council agreed to partner with The New Rheem Theatre to host this year’s California Independent Film Festival from February 10 to 16, 2012. Over 80 films w.. Read more

Traffic Calming Guide Updates
The Traffic Safety Advisory Committee will continue its review of the Traffic Calming Guide at its December 7 meeting with a discussion regarding the determination of the area impacted by a proposed t.. Read more

Grant Applications
The Town Council authorized Town staff to submit two grant applications at its November 9 meeting. Both grants are funded through Measure J sales tax revenues that Contra Costa Transportation Authorit.. Read more

State of the Town Address and Volunteer Recognition Night - Mayor's Presentation
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2011 State of the Town Address and Volunteer Recognition Night on Wednesday, November 16. The event at Saint Mary’s College was a grand success with ov.. Read more

New Moraga Library Commissioner Goals
The Town’s new Library Commissioner presented two of his 2012 goals to the Town Council and suggested ways the proposed Town and Library Lease Agreement could be revised. The Agreement was last .. Read more

Traffic Safety
Since October 1, the Police Department has investigated three injury collisions and six non-injury collisions. The Moraga Police Department wants to remind citizens to drive cautiously. With the appro.. Read more

Rancho Laguna Park Update
Town Council reviewed the Park and Recreation Commission recommendation for spatial separation at the park during their October 26 regular meeting. While consensus was not reached to support the Park .. Read more

Moraga Youth Involvement Committee Update
At the October 26 Town Council meeting the audience was treated to a presentation by Campolindo student, Layth Ramatala, Chairperson of the 2010-2011 Moraga Youth Involvement Committee (MYIC). Layth s.. Read more

Town Council Recognizes Moraga Police Volunteers
October 26, 2011 was proclaimed “Moraga Police Reserve Officers’ Day” by the Mayor and Town Council. The proclamation recognized four Moraga Police Department Reserve Officers for a.. Read more

Council Tables Potential Subdivision at Rheem Blvd. and St. Mary's Road
The Town Council voted unanimously to table the potential subdivision of Town-owned property at Rheem Boulevard and St. Mary’s Road at its October 12, 2011 meeting. The Town Council voted unanim.. Read more

Traffic Calming Guide Revisions
Starting at its October 5, 2011 meeting, TSAC will begin reviewing certain aspects of the Town's Traffic Calming Guide. At the meeting, TSAC will discuss the appeal process for groups bringing traffic.. Read more

New Energy Efficient Streetlights
Beginning in early October, the familiar orange glow of Moraga’s streetlights will be changing to a more natural, daylight look as PG&E begins upgrading the Town’s lighting with LED te.. Read more

Rheem Visioning Next Steps
The Moraga Economic Development Action Committee hosted two successful visioning workshops at The New Rheem Theatre in late August. One hundred residents and business/property owners shared what they .. Read more

Rancho Laguna Park Plans
On September 14, the Town Council authorized an agreement with a landscape architecture firm to assist with preliminary design services for Rancho Laguna Park. Future conceptual design proposals will .. Read more

Produce Market Coming to Moraga
Yes, it is finally true a Produce Market is coming to the Rheem Center in Moraga! Although the opening date is not yet set because the business is planning to fully remodel, we expect it will open the.. Read more