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New Employment Opportunity – Administrative Services Director

Posted on January 4, 2018

The Town of Colma is seeking candidates for the Administrative Services Director position who recognize the history and unique character of the Town and will work along side the newly appointed City Manager guiding the policymakers in maintaining the quality of life that residents value and cherish.  The ideal candidate is an experienced, well-rounded municipal professional with...

January LiveWire

Posted on January 2, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager “It’s Great to be Alive in Colma.”  As you can imagine, after serving the Town of Colma for 14 years, primarily as your Recreation Services Director, I am extremely honored to serve as the Town’s new City Manager.  Over the past few years, I have been working closely...
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Crime Bulletin — November 2017

Posted on January 2, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of November, there were five (5) reports of vehicles burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of November, there were no vehicles reported stolen from Colma. Alcohol/Drugs During the month of November, patrol officers made a total of twenty-four (24) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included...
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Winter Day Camp Starts Next Week!

Posted on December 20, 2017

Wondering what to do with your children the next 2 weeks during their Winter Break? We have the answer! Send them to Colma Day Camp at Sterling Park! Take a look at our week 1 and week 2 calendars for all the fun we have planned! For details please call the Sterling Park Recreation Center at 650-991-3213...
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Snap the Tide, See the Future Photo Contest

Posted on December 20, 2017

Start the New Year as a citizen scientist and photograph the flooding impacts in our communities. The king tides will be as high as 9 FT in some locations on January 1 & 2. King tides are higher than normal high tides that occur naturally when the sun and moon align, causing an increased gravitational...
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The Spring Recreation Guide is NOW Available

Posted on December 12, 2017

The December - April 2018 Recreation Guide is now available and registration has started.  We have a great lineup of activities and programs over the next few months so don't delay, and sign up today!  You may also register for programs by viewing our new interactive Recreation Guide. Don't miss out on our Spring Events...

Colma Transportation Safety Action Plan

Posted on December 12, 2017

The Town of Colma is developing Colma Transportation Safety Action Plan to make the Town’s roadways safer for everybody by working to reduce the number and severity of crashes across the Town. The Town has selected the following nine arterial and collector roadways as the focus for the plan: El Camino Real (State Route 82);...

December LiveWire

Posted on December 4, 2017

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Bill Norton, Interim City Manager Happy Holidays! As you know, the Holiday Season brings several special events to this great community. A list of those can be found in our Administrative Services Director Brian Dossey’s article below. The Town Hall project has resumed and construction is moving along. Contractors are fully mobilized...
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Crime Bulletin — October 2017

Posted on December 4, 2017

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of October, there were four (4) reports of vehicles being burglarized within the Town of Colma. Stolen Vehicle During the month of October, there were zero reports of vehicles being stolen. Alcohol/Drugs During the month of October, patrol officers made a total of twenty-one (21) arrests for drug...

Recreation Department Annual Survey

Posted on November 29, 2017

Please take a few minutes to complete the annual Recreation Services Department survey.  Your input is important, and helps the Town provide recreational services to you and your family.  To fill out the survey online please go to Colma Recreation Survey. For additional information or comments, please call (650) 985-5690.

Town of Colma Hires New City Manager

Posted on November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 The Colma City Council is pleased to announce the selection of Brian Dossey as City Manager. Mr. Dossey was appointed City Manager during the November 22, 2017 Council meeting by unanimous vote. Mr. Dossey has served the Town of Colma for the past fourteen years, and his first day as the new...

Parking Reminder

Posted on November 28, 2017

The Colma Police Department would like to remind residents that parking on the wrong side of the street (facing on-coming traffic) is a violation of 22502 CVC and per 22523 CVC, parked vehicles must be moved every 72 hours (3 days).  Also, please affix your parking permit sticker in the correct location on your vehicle....

November LiveWire

Posted on November 2, 2017

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Bill Norton, Interim City Manager In light of the recent fires in the North Bay, Colma is committed to ensuring that the Town and our residents are prepared for any emergency situation. Town staff is currently looking at reviving our Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program. CERT programs educate volunteer residents about...
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Crime Bulletin – September 2017

Posted on November 2, 2017

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of September, there were no reports of vehicle burglaries.  The Colma Police Department’s extra patrol efforts may be attributed to this decrease. The Colma Police Department would like to remind its citizens to remain vigilant and ensure that your vehicle doors are locked and to always pay attention...

San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District Board of Trustee

Posted on October 27, 2017

The Town of Colma is seeking a resident to represent the Town on the Board of Trustees for the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District. As a member of the district’s Board of Trustees, you would act as a liaison to the town and would assist the district in making decisions that impact...
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Colma’s First Ever Dia De Los Muertos Celebration Altar!

Posted on October 5, 2017

In celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), The Colma Community Center will display a public altar in its Lobby area. Everyone is welcome to bring photos to place on the altar (no originals or valuables, please.) The altar will be displayed October 30 to November 3, 2017.
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Free Recycling Event and Compost Giveaway

Posted on October 4, 2017

On Saturday, October 14, 2017 the Town of Colma and Republic Services will host a Free Recycling Event and Compost Giveaway.  The recycling event will be held at the Town's Corporation Yard at 601 F Street from 9:00am -12:00pm.  Colma residents with current Colma Resident ID Cards will be permitted to bring Household Hazardous Waste...
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Crime Bulletin – August 2017

Posted on October 3, 2017

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of August, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being burglarized within the commercial district. Stolen Vehicle During the month of August, there were zero reports of vehicles being stolen. Alcohol/Drugs During the month of August, patrol officers made a total of fourteen (14) arrests for drug and...

October LiveWire

Posted on October 3, 2017

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Bill Norton, Interim City Manager  November 11 is Veteran’s Day where many courageous men and women will be remembered, honored and celebrated for serving our country.  On Wednesday, November 8th the City Council will welcome representatives from the Veterans Sportsman Alliance (VSA), a non-profit organization that is a military veterans support organization...
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Second Annual Bay Day

Posted on October 2, 2017

Bay Day is an official holiday dedicated to connecting Bay Area communities with the beautiful and unique, ecological wonders of San Francisco Bay. Ignite your love for the Bay and feel inspired to protect this natural, local resource through immersive, Bay-themed educational and recreational activities. You can kayak along the Bay, help restore the shoreline...
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