Category: City News

LiveWire – November 2023

City Manager’s Update Daniel Barros, City Manager Are you ready for what could be another extremely wet winter?  Last winter, Colma and the rest of San Mateo County were hit hard by severe winter storms and record-breaking rainfall.  It’s likely we could be in for another similar weather pattern this winter in what experts are … Continued

2023-2031 Housing Element Draft

An updated draft of the 2023-2031 Housing Element is available for review at Please submit your comments to the Planning Department at as soon as possible.

Colma PD Press Release – C23-0912-05

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 10/5/23 Case Numbers: C23-0912-05 Type of Incident: Dressing Room Peeping Tom Location: Unit block Colma Boulevard Authored By: Sergeant Marchetti #C16 Authorized By: Chief Munsey #C55 Request for Public Assistance with Identification of Peeping Tom Colma, CA – The Colma Police are requesting the public’s assistance with identifying … Continued

LiveWire – October 2023

City Manager’s Update Daniel Barros, City Manager As I begin to fill the shoes of former City Manager Brian Dossey, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as your new City Manager. I am thrilled to be a part of the Colma family and very grateful for the City Council’s confidence in … Continued

LiveWire – September 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, Outgoing City Manager As I write my final LiveWire article, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of the residents, the City Council, the staff and community for making my time in Colma memorable. When I started in 2003 as a Recreation Manager the residential community welcomed me and … Continued

City Council Appoints New City Manager Daniel Barros

The Colma City Council is pleased to announce the selection of Daniel Barros as City Manager. Mr. Barros was appointed City Manager during the July 26, 2023 Council meeting by unanimous vote. His first day at Town Hall will be August 22, 2023. “We are extremely excited to welcome Mr. Barros to the Colma family,” … Continued

LiveWire – August 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager As many of you know, I will be retiring in August after almost twenty years of service to the Town of Colma.  While this will be bittersweet for my family and I, I know Colma will be in good hands upon my departure.  At the July 26th City … Continued

City Manager Brian Dossey Farewell Celebration

You’re Invited! Join us as we celebrate the retirement of City Manager Brian Dossey and honor his many years of service to the Town of Colma! Wednesday, August 16th, 2023 5:30 – 7:30pm Colma Town Hall 1198 El Camino Real Colma, CA 94014 Please RSVP to Abby at or call 650.997.8303 by August 9th. … Continued

LiveWire – July 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager With Summer comes the Town’s new fiscal year – which begins July 1. In preparation for the new fiscal year, the City Council approves the Town’s annual budget in June. The annual budget hearing is the culmination of many months of hard work by Colma staff, and the … Continued

LiveWire – June 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager May and June are always busy months for Town staff as we are putting the finishing touches on the next year’s budget for City Council’s consideration. Once again, the Town is preparing a full service budget, where all city services will be offered in Fiscal year 2023-2024. The … Continued

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