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.

Update on Rancho Laguna Park
Two items of interest regarding Rancho Laguna park were on the Town Council agenda for March 14. First, the Council considered revisions to Moraga Municipal Code Section 12.08.180, which lists Rancho .. Read more

Crosswalk Improvement Proposals
In July 2009 the Town received a grant through the Transportation Development Act to improve crosswalk safety on Moraga Rd. at the Corliss Dr. and Woodford Dr. intersections. The initial plan included.. Read more

“NIXLE” As The Town's New Public Notification Sysytem - SIGN UP NOW!
The Town of Moraga has opened an account with Nixle to provide our community real time information that may be of interest. This service allows the Town to communicate road closure and emergency infor.. Read more

Moraga Crime Statistics for 2011
The Moraga Police Department crime and activity statistics have been released and will be posted on the MPD website. The report shows Part I (serious) crimes reported to the Department of Justice for .. Read more

Brad Noggle - Moraga's Business Person of the Year
Brad Noggle of 5A Rent A Space has been named Business Person of the Year. A dinner will be held in his honor on Tuesday, February 28, beginning at 7:00 pm at the Moraga Country Club. Brad’s con.. Read more

Community Meeting to Discuss Crosswalk Improvement Project
A community workshop has been scheduled to discuss the upcoming Crosswalk Improvement Project. This meeting will provide a time for residents to come and learn about the proposed changes in the d.. Read more

331 Rheem Boulevard Promisory Note Will be Paid in Full
At its February 8 meeting, the Town Council considered several options for financing the $450,000 promissory note due on March 10, 2012 related to the purchase of 331 Rheem Boulevard now being used as.. Read more

Town Receives Clean Audit for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2011
At its February 8 meeting, the Town Council received and filed the Fiscal Year 2010/11 Financial Statements and Independent Auditor’s Report. Mann, Urrutia, Nelson, CPAs & Associates, the To.. Read more

Town Identifies Two Additional Projects for Measure WW Grant Funds
At its February 8 meeting, the Town Council authorized the Town Manager to submit two grant applications to the East Bay Regional Park District by March 31, 2012. The request will fund $45,000 of impr.. Read more

Options for Road Repair to be Discussed at Next Council Meeting
At its upcoming meeting on February 22, the Town Council will be discussing the total estimated costs for repairing and maintaining our roads and the revenue measures available to help fund those repa.. Read more

Internship Opportunity for High School Students
Attention High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors! The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Area’s Regional Transportation Planning agency, is sponsoring its yearly paid Hi.. Read more

Campolindo High School Athletes Honored
Varsity Football, Boys and Girls Varsity Cross Country, Carrie Verdon, and Thomas Joyce were honored at the February 8 Town Council Meeting. Excellence in athletics and education was the theme (wi.. Read more

East Bay Regional Communications System Authority Antenna Appeal Update
The Town Council approved a Conditional Use Permit to allow the East Bay Regional Communications System Authority (EBRCSA) to install a 20-foot antenna and accessory equipment enclosure for public saf.. Read more

Emergency Preparedness and Public Notice
The Town is continuing to update and prioritize its Emergency Preparedness capabilities. The Emergency Operations Plan is being rewritten and staff is receiving basic training required by FEMA, with a.. Read more

Town Approves Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP)
At the January 11 Town Council meeting, a resolution was approved allowing the Town to continue using the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Hazard Mitigation Plan as the Town’s Loca.. Read more

Climate Action Plan (CAP) Task Force
On January 11, the Council created a Climate Action Plan Task Force comprised of local individuals and property owners with environmental, business, and development backgrounds to assist the Town .. Read more

Rancho Laguna Park Play Structures Fundraising Campaign
The Park and Recreation Commission set a goal to raise $100,000 to fund new replacement play equipment at Rancho Laguna Park. To date, $5,000 has been raised. The Parks and Recreation Departme.. Read more

Rancho Laguna Park
At the December 14 Town Council meeting the Council voted 3-2 to accept the Park and Recreation Commission recommendation for spatial separation at Rancho Laguna Park.The approved conceptual design (/.. Read more

Maintenance Around Town
Public Works staff continues to monitor the small slides and fencing that holds the rocks and debris off Bollinger Canyon Road. The Town staff continues to monitor the area as the rains begin. .. Read more

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