Category: City News

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

City Manager Recruitment Open

(click for brochure) Due to the upcoming retirement of City Manager Brian Dossey in August of this year, the Town of Colma is seeking individuals interested in becoming the next City Manager. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive résumé, and professional references prior to Monday, June 26, 2023. This recruitment is … Continued

Colma PD Press Release – C23-0501-04

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 5/1/2023 Case Numbers: C23-0501-04 Type of Incident: Attempted Homicide on Officer Location: 1200 block El Camino Real Authored By: Sergeant Marchetti #C16 Authorized By: Chief Munsey #C55 Attempted Homicide on Officer Colma, CA – On 5/1/23 at approximately 5:46pm, Colma Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of … Continued

LiveWire – May 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager The Colma Historical Association (CHA), a nonprofit located at 1500 Hillside Blvd, and is in need of volunteers. The CHA was founded in 1993 to collect, preserve and display documents, and artifacts and to disseminate information relating to the history of the Town of Colma. The CHA museum … Continued

Colma PD Press Release – C23-0424-04 and C23-0426-07

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 4/27/2023 Case Numbers: C23-0424-04 and C23-0426-07 Type of Incident: Assault with Deadly Weapon, Locations of Incident: 1100 block El Camino Real, Colma Possession of Narcotics for Sell, Felon in Possession, 900 block College Drive, San Jose Possession of Stolen Vehicle Authored By: Sergeant Marchetti #C16 Authorized By: Chief … Continued

City Manager Brian Dossey to Retire in August

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Town of Colma’s City Manager Brian Dossey has announced that he will be retiring in August 2023, after five plus years as City Manager and nearly 20 years with the Town of Colma. “I will miss the community and the many friends I have made over the years. Colma has truly been … Continued

LiveWire – April 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager At the March 22, City Council meeting the Council approved the 2023 – 2025 Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan is the City Council’s vision for the future of Colma, and will focus on programs surrounding resiliency, operations, economic development, community and capital.  For more information on the 2023-2025 Strategic … Continued

LiveWire – March 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager The City Council adopted the 2020-2022 Strategic Plan in February 2020, directing staff on the goals and priority programs for the next three years.  At the February 8th City Council meeting, staff presented the annual Strategic Plan update and recommended closing out the 2020-2022 Strategic Plan.  Staff updated … Continued

LiveWire – February 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager I hope everyone managed through the January storms and did not experience any flooding, loss of power or leaky roofs.  With that said, we are still in the middle of winter, and we could experience additional wind and rainfall. Once again, it is critically important to be prepared … Continued

2023-2031 Housing Element Draft

The latest draft of the 2023-2031 Housing Element is available for review at Please submit your comments to the Planning Department at by January 10, 2023.

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