Colma City Council Appoints Ken Gonzalez

Colma City Council Appoints Ken Gonzalez to Vacant Council Seat At the Special City Council meeting on September 7, 2022, Colma City Council unanimously appointed Colma resident, Ken Gonzalez to the City Council.  Mr. Gonzalez was appointed to retired City Council member Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez’s vacated City Council seat. Mr. Gonzalez will serve until the … Continued

City Council Vacancy – Now Accepting Applications

Due to the retirement of Council Member Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez, on July 28, 2022, the Town of Colma City Council is seeking individuals interested in becoming a member of the City Council to serve the remainder of her vacant term. The term expires in November 2024. Individuals interested in being considered for the appointment must … Continued

Retired Vice Mayor Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez

It is with great sadness that we share that recently retired Vice Mayor Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, from her long-fought battle with ovarian cancer. In an earlier press release announcing her retirement Vice Mayor Gonzalez stated “I have made great memories, have been part of positive change, and … Continued

Vice Mayor Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez Retires

UPDATED JULY 28, 2022: Due to unforeseen changes in Vice Mayor Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez’s health, last night, the Vice Mayor informed the City Council and staff that she has moved up her retirement date to July 28, 2022. In an earlier press release, Vice Mayor Gonzalez stated that “I have made great memories, have been … Continued

Are you interested in running for City Council?

Are you interested in serving your community? Consider running for City Council! There will be two Council Member seats up for election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, which coincides with the Statewide General Election. Official nomination documents may be issued starting 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 18, 2022, and completed documents are due by 5:00 … Continued

Public Outreach Meetings on Proposed New Sewer Collection System Charges

Public Outreach Meetings on Proposed New Sewer Collection System Charges Tuesday, April 5, 2022 12:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Via Zoom: Background The Town of Colma provides wastewater service to over 700 homes and business.  Colma passes through charges for wastewater treatment to the Town’s sewer customers but does not currently levy any charges … Continued

AB 481 – Draft Military Equipment Policy

Assembly Bill (AB) 481 requires law enforcement agencies to obtain approval of the applicable governing body (Mayor and City Council), by adoption of a military equipment use policy prior to taking certain actions relating to the funding, acquisition, or use of military equipment. Read the full bill text. Assembly Bill (AB) 481 requires each law … Continued

San Mateo County is now on Simplicity!

San Mateo County is now on the Simplicity app! The Simplicity mobile app will help you to stay informed and connected with the Town of Colma, and now the County of San Mateo, by having all official community updates easily accessible in one place. For instance, you’ll find out straight away if trash collection has … Continued

Colma Historical Museum is Reopening!

Great news! The Colma Historical Museum is reopening Saturday, March 12th! Hours will be from 12-3 pm, Saturdays only. Masks are required inside the museum. Make sure you stop by for a visit!

FREE Webinar: Eco-friendly Weed Management

  Don’t forget to register for Flows To the Bay’s FREE online webinar “Spring Blooming: Eco-friendly Weed Management”. An IPM expert Charlotte ( will be sharing tips on identifying and managing weeds commonly found in your gardens. She’ll also be answering your weed management questions during our Q&A time. The webinar will be held on … Continued

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