Orinda Taxi 170 Moraga Way, Orinda, CA94563 Orinda Taxi is the only taxi service in the city. This business provides direct transportation to the airport, local…More BART station or wherever you might want to go. Taxi service is available 24 hours a day. Orinda Taxi uses a fleet of Ford Escape Hybrids, so the ride will be quiet and will have as little environmental impact as possible.
Orinda Chamber of Commerce 24 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA94563 The Orinda Chamber of Commerce is located at 26 Orinda Way, adjacent to the Orinda Historical Society and the new…More Orinda Library. The Chamber shares offices with <i>The Orinda News</i> and the Orinda Association. Chartered as a non-profit corporation in 1952, the chamber is managed by a board of directors which meets monthly to set policy and organize programs intended to promote commerce and good business practices in the city. The chamber boasts a membership of more than 200 business professionals representing nearly every facet of business in the city, from financial services to the neighborhood pharmacy. It hosts a steady lineup of mixers and social events tailored to owners of businesses both large and small, instilling a sense of fellowship and facilitating the free exchange of ideas within the business community. All Chamber luncheons are open to the public. For more information, visit the Orinda Chamber of Commerce Web site.
Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District 33 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA94563 The Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District (MOFD) provides fire protection and medical services in the city of Orinda,…More the town of Moraga and the unincorporated community of Canyon outside of Moraga's town limits. The district was formed in 1997 as an independent special district born through consolidation of the Orinda and Moraga fire districts. Chief Randall Bradley was named the district's third chief in 2009, and MOFD's current complement consists of 74 full-time personnel, 18 paid on-call reserves and eight volunteers. Visit the MOFD Web site to find out more about the services provided.
Orinda Library Meeting Rooms & Auditorium 22 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA94563 Operated by the city's Parks and Recreation Department, the library meeting rooms and auditorium are available for rent.…More The 140-seat auditorium features a performance stage with professional lighting and sound systems. There are also three library meeting rooms: the Gallery Room, Garden Room and May Room.
Orinda Wilder 101 Upton Rd, Orinda, CA94563 Orinda Wilder is a series of newly developed luxury homes. It is located in a secluded section of the city and…More surrounded by a beautiful and landscaped area. Nearly all of the homes are over an acre in size, and face south so it receives plenty of sunshine. The neighborhood is close to Brookside Creek and Hank's Hill, as well as the Wilder trail system.
The City of Orinda provides police, public works and engineering, parks and recreation, planning and administrative…More services from its offices at 22 Orinda Way.</p>
<p>Services for the town's 17,500 residents originate from this building, and its architect made a point of ensuring that the structure was both welcoming and accessible to those who use it.</p>
<p>Built on an otherwise undevelopable site and situated to take full advantage of existing light and topography, City Hall's designers capitalized on the building's proximity to existing public transportation and incorporated a number of amenities for cyclists and joggers, including bike lockers and a private shower area.</p>
<p>The building houses the offices of the City Clerk, Parks & Recreation Department, Planning Department, Police and Public Works department. The five-member City Council is responsible for making policy, passing ordinances, voting appropriations and having overall authority in governing the city. Council members are volunteers, serve without compensation, and serve in staggered, four-year terms. A City Manager and City Attorney are compensated employees who serve as the city's primary legal and managerial advisors.</p>
<p>The city council meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month. Council meetings are held at the Orinda Library Auditorium. In addition to the city council and primary city departments a number of commissions, committees and sub-committees are appointed by the city council and comprised of residents volunteering their time.</p>
<p>Steve Glazer serves as Orinda's mayor. Jeffrey Jennings is chief of police. Chief Jennings commands a force of one patrol sergeant, a detective sergeant, nine sworn patrol officers, a traffic enforcement officer, community service officer and a K-9. Four reserve officers support the department.</p>
<p>Police services are provided through a contract with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.</p>