Town Of Moraga

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 encouraged to plan ahead for winter storms. Here are a few tips: (click title for full story)
Volunteer Now for Town Committees
Moraga depends on volunteers to serve on all of its Boards, Committees, and Commissions. In 2019, there will be several openings on the following: (click title for full story)
Moraga Country Club Evacuation Drill a Success
Contra Costa County’s first evacuation drill took place at the Moraga Country Club (MCC) on December 15. The drill, coordinated by Moraga-Orinda Fire, Moraga Police, Orinda Police and Lamorinda CERT, was designed to test the Town's ability to manage a large-scale evacuation from one of the Town's 23 evacuation zones. MCC residents were notified using the Contra (click title for full story)
Sale of Firearms Ordinance
Council considered an Ordinance that would establish land use regulations to govern where firearms dealers could locate and require each dealer to obtain approval of a conditional use permit by the Planning Commission. Currently, there are no restrictions. The proposed changes also include a police permitting process that requires dealers undergo a thorough, transparent application process (click title for full story)
Palos Colorados Funds
Staff presented a brief history, overview and update on the current financial position of Fund 100 – One Time Developer Fees (Palos Colorados). The 2007 Palos Colorados agreement could bring $17M combined General Plan and Golf Course fees to Moraga. To date, $6M has been received and $4.72M in funds have been used and committed to various expenses. Including other deposits made (click title for full story)
Council, Mayor and Ad Hoc Committee Roles and Responsibilities
Council discussed the need for additional written guidelines regarding Town Council roles and responsibilities. Staff was directed to develop a policy on the formation of ad hoc committees that addresses composition, duties, term, staff liaison, budget and reporting back to the Council. Council (click title for full story)
Teddy Bear Tea and Recreation Classes
Teddy Bear Tea - Saturday, February 2, 2019
Enjoy a memorable tea party at the elegant Hacienda de las Flores. Dress up in party attire and practice teatime etiquette at this tea party designed to delight children ages 4 to 10 and their families! A delectable buffet of sandwiches, fruit,
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Wildfire Safety Inspection Program
As part of its enhanced wildfire safety efforts, PG&E is conducting detailed and accelerated inspections of transmission towers and poles in areas at higher risk of wildfires. This work is in addition to their routine inspections and maintenance programs. Their contractor crews will be in Moraga (click title for full story)
Property Owners Responsible for Creeks and Storm Drains
The maintenance of creeks and storm drain systems running through private properties is the responsibility of the property owner. Creek maintenance requires removing overgrown vegetation along the banks and bottom of creeks and obstructions such as fallen trees that block or restrict the flow of the creek. If there is another property on the other side of the creek, each property owner’s (click title for full story)
Council Goal-Setting Session - Wednesday, January 23
The Moraga Town Council will develop the community’s goals and priorities for 2019 under the leadership of newly-elected Mayor Roger Wykle on Wednesday, January 23, at 7:00 pm, at the Council Chambers, 335 Rheem Boulevard. Mayor Wykle’s proposed goals will be discussed with the Council and the community and the public is invited to attend and provide input. (click title for full story)
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Presentation
Dave Williams, Central San Board President, presented an overview of the District’s operations which covers a 175 square mile service area and nearly 500,000 residents. He provided information on their mission, strategic plan, budget and service reliability. (click title for full story)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Monday, January 21
Town offices and the Hacienda de las Flores will be closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The offices will re-open Tuesday, January 22. (click title for full story)