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Crime Bulletin – January 2023

Posted on February 1, 2023

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In December of 2022, we took 149 reports, slightly down from November which was 173.  We arrested 63 people for 45 Misdemeanors and 18 Felonies, issued 91 criminal and traffic citations, and conducted 76 traffic enforcement stops....

LiveWire – February 2023

Posted on February 1, 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...

2023-2031 Housing Element Draft

Posted on January 4, 2023

The latest draft of the 2023-2031 Housing Element is available for review at https://colma.ca.gov/housing-element. Please submit your comments to the Planning Department at planning@colma.ca.gov by January 10, 2023.

Severe Weather Expected Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Posted on January 3, 2023

According to the National Weather Service, a strong storm system & atmospheric river will bring widespread moderate to heavy rainfall & strong winds to the whole Bay Area from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday. This storm will increase the threat for widespread flooding and wind damage across the area, including possible road closures and power outages....
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Crime Bulletin – December 2022

Posted on January 3, 2023

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In November of 2022, we took 173 reports, slightly up from October which was 149.  We arrested 66 people for 48 Misdemeanors and 18 Felonies, issued 63 criminal and traffic citations, and conducted 188 traffic enforcement stops....

LiveWire – January 2023

Posted on January 3, 2023

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager Each New Year gives us time to pause and reflect on the past year, to chart a course for the upcoming year (along with those pesky New Year Resolutions we never seem to keep), and to embrace the changes that a new year brings. Your Town government is...
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Crime Bulletin – November 2022

Posted on December 5, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In October of 2022, the Colma Police Department took 149 reports, slightly down from September which was 167, we arrested 60 people for 43 Misdemeanors and 17 Felonies, issued 83 criminal and traffic citations, and conducted 135...

LiveWire – December 2022

Posted on December 5, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager The month of November was a busy one for the Town of Colma and Colma City Council; after 2.5 years of remote/zoom City Council meetings, the City Council met in person in the Council Chamber at the November 9th meeting.  It was great to be back in the...
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City Council Appoints Carrie Slaughter to Vacant Council Seat

Posted on November 17, 2022

At a Special City Council Meeting on November 16, 2022, the Colma City Council unanimously appointed Colma resident, Carrie Slaughter to the City Council.  Ms. Slaughter was appointed to retired City Council Member Diana Colvin's vacated City Council seat. Ms. Slaughter will serve until the term expires in November 2024. “It was a very difficult...
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Crime Bulletin – October 2022

Posted on November 1, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In September of 2022, we took 167 reports, slightly up from August which was 165, we arrested 60 people for 44 Misdemeanors and 16 Felonies, issued 181 criminal and traffic citations, and conducted 102 traffic enforcement stops....

LiveWire – November 2022

Posted on November 1, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager In mid-October, Council Member Diana Colvin submitted her notice of retirement to the City Council, citing that she would like to focus on her health. Council Member Colvin’s last day serving on the City Council was October 18, 2022. She stated, “Unfortunately, I can no longer give 100%...

City Council Vacancy – Now Accepting Applications

Posted on October 27, 2022

Due to the retirement of Council Member Diana Colvin on October 18, 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 be...

Pre-Purchase Your Discounted Rain Barrel!

Posted on October 26, 2022

Flows To Bay, in partnership with Rain Water Solutions, has once again launched a limited-time rain barrel program. With this program, San Mateo County residents and businesses can purchase up to two high-quality, 50-gallon rain barrels for $80 each plus tax ($130 retail value). Ordering online, NOW OPEN at https://www.flowstobay.org/bulk-rain-barrel-program/ Important Note:  All rain barrels MUST be...
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Council Member Diana Colvin Announces Retirement

Posted on October 17, 2022

Council Member Diana Colvin announces her retirement from the Town of Colma. Late last week, Council Member Diana Colvin submitted her notice of retirement to the City Council, citing that she would like to focus on her health. Council Member Colvin’s last day serving on the City Council will be October 18, 2022. She stated,...

Drought-Proof Your Garden Now for Spring and Summer

Posted on October 7, 2022

Regardless of what amount of rain we might get this winter, gardening in California now means contending with the risk of drought conditions. Join Flows To Bay’s free webinar to learn how we can bolster the health of our gardens to be able to withstand long dry periods.The webinar will take place online on Saturday,...
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Colma continues to take action on climate change!

Posted on October 3, 2022

Colma reduces greenhouse gas emission from electricity 98% since 2016 thanks to clean renewable energy provided by Peninsula Clean Energy! In 2016, Colma joined San Mateo County and all the other cities in the county to form Peninsula Clean Energy, and has chosen 100% renewable wind and solar to power all its municipal facilities. Read...
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Crime Bulletin – September 2022

Posted on October 3, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In August of 2022, we took 165 reports, slightly up from July which was 146, we arrested 68 people for 55 Misdemeanors and 13 Felonies, issued 281 criminal and traffic citations, and conducted 132 traffic enforcement stops....

LiveWire – October 2022

Posted on October 3, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager At the September 14th City Council meeting, the City Council awarded over $123,700 in grants to twenty-one San Mateo County non-profit organizations that serve our community. This has been an annual program that the Town has participated in for some time in an effort to make sure our...
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How to Get Gas Out of Your Home

Posted on September 22, 2022

One of the easiest things you can do to make your home healthier and safer is to get natural gas (which is primarily methane, a fossil fuel) out of your home.  It’s also one of the most effective ways to address climate change. At a free program called “How to Get Gas Out of Your...

Colma City Council Appoints Ken Gonzalez

Posted on September 8, 2022

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...
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