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.

Summer Concert Series – Thursday Nights
The Summer Concert Series continues Thursday, June 28 featuring the Beatles Flashback band. Bring the family and join neighbors and friends on Thursday evenings at the Commons Park for free concerts f.. Read more

Welcome Moraga's Summer Interns
The Public Works Department and Parks and Recreation Department have hired interns for the summer months to assist their departments with various tasks and learn about local government. ENGINEERING.. Read more

Town of Moraga Receives Financial Reporting Award
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Town of Moraga by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the To.. Read more

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

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

Increased Employee Pension Cost Sharing
On April 25, 2018 the Town Council approved an amendment to the contract with California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) to increase the amount Town employees contribute toward the.. Read more

Accessory Buildings in Non-MOSO and MOSO Open Space Lands
At their May 21 meeting, the Planning Commission approved a resolution recommending that the Town Council adopt an ordinance amending the Non-MOSO (Moraga Open Space Ordinance) and MOSO open space zon.. Read more

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