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 Recreation Leaders Needed
The Parks and Recreation Department is currently recruiting part-time employees to work at Moraga Day Camp (formerly Camp Hacienda), the Town-run summer day camp. Positions include Recreation Leader I.. Read more

Welcome Joe Tanner, Administrative Services Director
Joe Tanner has been appointed as Moraga’s new Administrative Services Director. Mr. Tanner grew up in the area and is familiar with the Town’s charm and amenities. He received his Bachelor.. Read more

Town of Moraga Blood Drive a Success
Thank you to everyone who took the time out of their day to donate blood for the Town’s second blood drive. Because of the Town’s donors, 24 pints of blood were collected, which equates to.. Read more

Recent Town Council Actions on April 11, 2018
CHANGE TO SOCIAL HOST ORDINANCE APPROVED Town Council adopted a change to the Social Host Ordinance in light of the new recreational marijuana laws. Currently, the Ordinance prohibits any person .. Read more

MCE Clean Energy Update
Beginning in April, MCE Clean Energy, a local, not-for profit, public agency began providing renewable energy service to Moraga residences and businesses that did not opt out during the enrollment per.. Read more

Hillside and Ridgeline Regulations Ordinance and Resolutions
The Town Council introduced an Ordinance amending Titles 8 and 14 of the Municipal Code and adopted several resolutions amending the General Plan, MOSO Guidelines and Design Guidelines, and the enviro.. Read more

Management Partners Moraga Staffing Assessment
The results of the March 2018 Staffing Level Assessment performed by Management Partners were presented to the Town Council. The report compared the Town to five similar agencies and reported that Mor.. Read more

Stormwater Fee Vote for Town-owned Parcels
Under the regulations established through Proposition 218, State law dictates that schools, churches and public entities are not exempt from the Stormwater Fee and requires that the fees are proportio.. Read more

Fiscal Year 2018/19 Town Budget Development
Town staff is working diligently on developing the annual operating budget and 5-Year Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Year 2018/19. The process starts with staff reviewing revenues and expendit.. Read more

Credit Card Skimmers
The Moraga Police Department (MPD) has been investigating a number of fraud cases involving credit card skimming. Please take precautions to avoid becoming a victim, such as: at outdoor terminals, che.. Read more

What is the NPDES Fund?
In 1993, Contra Costa County established Stormwater Utility Areas to collect and distribute funds to all of its cities, including Moraga, to address cleanwater requirements and operate and maintain th.. Read more

Update on the Town's Status of Fiscal Emergency - March 30, 2018
The Town, keeping with the philosophy of minimal government and fiscal prudence, consistently practices fiscal discipline, especially pursuing cost savings since the Rheem Boulevard sinkhole and the C.. Read more

Summer Activity Guide Available Now
The Summer 2018 Moraga Activity Guide (http://www.moraga.ca.us/dept/park-rec/activityguide)is available online and registration (https://secure.rec1.com/CA/moraga-parks-recreation/catalog) for camps a.. Read more

Stormwater Fee Ballots Mailed Out
Stormwater fee ballots were mailed today and should arrive in the next few days. This is being done in response to the community priority surveys (August 2016 and October 2017). Survey results express.. Read more

Recent Town Council Actions on March 28, 2018
VERIZON WIRELESS APPEAL The Town Council considered an appeal filed by Verizon Wireless of the Planning Commission’s decision to deny a variance for the construction and operation of a new .. Read more

Moraga's Pothole Hotline
Report a pothole quickly and easily by sending a text or email to potholes@moraga.ca.us which will allow staff to better track repair requests. Please send pictures, when possible, which make locating.. Read more

Firearms Safety
Recently, the Town Council approved a Firearms Safe Storage Ordinance requiring that firearms be safely stored. However, it is important to talk with your children and educate them about firearms safe.. Read more

Congratulations Derek Farmer, Planning Director
Derek Farmer, who has served as Acting Planning Director since December 2017, has been appointed as the Town of Moraga’s Planning Director. Derek has been managing the Town’s Hillside and .. Read more

Central San “Citizens Academy” – March 27 to May 1
Curious where water goes after it goes down the drain? The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District’s six-week “Citizens Academy” will provide a behind-the-scenes look at one of the co.. Read more

Stormwater Fee Ordinance Update – March 16, 2018
Town Council conducted a Public Hearing on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, did not receive a majority protest to halt the Proposition 218 property-related stormwater fee process, and directed the Town Cler.. Read more