General Government

The Town of Moraga operates on the Town Council-Town Manager system of local government. The majority of California cities and towns, operate under this form of government. This system combines the political leadership of an elected council, with the strong managerial experience of an appointed local government administrator.

The Town Council are responsible for setting policy, prioritizing goals, and approving the budget.  The Council also makes appointments to the Town’s advisory commissions and committees. 

The Town of Moraga’s Municipal Code contains the ordinances adopted by the Town Council. It is updated as new ordinances are adopted. 

The Town Manager is appointed by the Council to carry out policy, and implements the vision, goals and ongoing programs of the Town.