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.

PG&E's Wildfire Safety Program
PG&E is performing accelerated safety inspections of their electric infrastructure in high fire-threat areas as a precautionary measure intended to reduce the threat of wildfires. They are current.. Read more

Library HVAC Repair Update - March 2019
After Town Council authorized the Town Manager to execute a construction contract to replace the HVAC boiler at the Moraga Library, a third contractor evaluated the system and confirmed that a full bo.. Read more

Lamorinda Joint Meeting Update
The Town Council met jointly with the City Councils of Orinda and Lafayette on March 6 to hear a presentation from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) on the CASA Compact, a regional poli.. Read more

Thank You MCN for Hosting Employee Appreciation Luncheon – February 2019
On Wednesday, February 20, the Town employees were treated to a special thank you luncheon at the Hacienda de las Flores. The event was hosted by volunteers from many community groups, including the M.. Read more

Moraga's Pavement Condition Continues to Improve – February 2019
On February 28, the Local Sales Tax Oversight Committee received a presentation (http://www.moraga.ca.us/committees/LSTOC/Meetings/FY18-19/02-28-2019/LSTOC State of Pavement.pdf) on the status of the .. Read more

Library HVAC Repair Update – February 2019
Town Council authorized the Town Manager to execute a construction contract to replace the HVAC boiler at the Moraga Library. The Library has been without heat since January 14, 2019 and Town staff wo.. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Pedestrian Walkway Remains Closed – February 2019
On February 15, EBMUD reported that a portion of the hillside on EBMUD property above the Canyon Road Bridge began moving. The land movement dislocated an underground storm drain pipe that drains into.. Read more

APWA Project of the Year for Canyon Road Temporary Bridge
The Town of Moraga was recognized for its outstanding emergency response to the Canyon Road Bridge closure. The Northern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) selected the.. Read more

Hacienda Foundation Donation
Town Council accepted a generous donation from the Hacienda Foundation of Moraga in the amount of $120,000 for improvements to the Casita building at the Hacienda de las Flores. The donation will crea.. Read more

Storm Preparedness and Sand Bags
Self-service sand bags are available at no charge at the Rancho Laguna Park parking lot (2101 Camino Pablo). Please take only what you need and fill bags one-third full for stacking. Moragans are enco.. Read more

Consolidation of Design Review Board with Planning Commission
Per one of its adopted 2019 goals of re-evaluating the Town’s planning processes, the Town Council considered consolidating the Design Review Board with the Planning Commission. The Council dire.. Read more

General Plan Amendment and Rezone
The Town Council considered the estimated cost and timing to prepare a General Plan Amendment and Rezone of the Bollinger Canyon Special Study Area. The Council directed staff to return with additiona.. Read more

Work Order Management System
On February 13, the Town Council authorized an agreement with Civic, LLC to implement and maintain “Mobile Moraga,” a Town work order management system and mobile application. The free App.. Read more

Scammers Targeting Moraga
Scammers are again targeting Moraga residents. Recently, Moraga residents have received scam calls about fake Social Security problems and family members in jail. These scammers can be very convincing.. Read more

PG&E Wildfire Safety Program
PG&E, as a part of their enhanced Community Wildfire Safety Program, is conducting accelerated safety inspections of electric infrastructure in areas at higher risk of wildfire. While Moraga is no.. Read more

Moraga Road Utility Pole Removal Update - February 2019
In 2017, the Moraga Road Underground Utility Conversion project removed overhead electrical and communication systems from Corliss Drive to Devin Drive; however the poles remained in place to date. Th.. Read more

Measure J Biennial Compliance Checklist
On February 27, 2019 the Town Council reviewed the Measure J Compliance Checklist for 2016 - 2017, and authorized submittal of the checklist to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority. The checklist.. Read more

Library Heating Issue
Over the past month patrons have experienced cold temperatures at the Library as Town staff has been working to repair the heating system. After exploring possible causes and making three attempts to .. Read more

Canyon Road Bridge Pedestrian Access Closed
On Wednesday, February 13, EBMUD brought to the Town’s attention that the existing landslide on their property which damaged the original Canyon Road bridge began to move due to heavy rain satur.. Read more

Applications for Grand Jury Sought - Deadline March 22, 2019
The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury Service for the Fiscal Year 2019/20 term. The Civil Grand Jury is made up of 19 members who serve for one year, Ju.. Read more