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Philippine Flag Raising in honor of Philippine Independence Day

Posted on June 11, 2021

On Wednesday, June 9th, the National Flag of the Philippines was raised at the Colma Community Center. The Town was honored to host Mr. Neil Frank Ferrer, the Consul General of the Republic of the Philippines in San Francisco, as well as Deputy Consul General Raquel Solano, Consul Jed Martin Llona, Consul Vanessa Bago-Llona, Consul...

Draft General Plan Update 2040

Posted on May 28, 2021

The Public Review Draft General Plan Update is now available. The Town of Colma 2040 General Plan (“GP”; “GP Update”) articulates the shared long-term community vision for preservation, enhancement and improvement of the Town. It is a long-range plan that directs decision-making and establishes rules and standards for town improvements and new development within the...
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COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

Posted on May 27, 2021

Rent Past Due? Renters and landlords have enough things to worry about. Past due rent shouldn’t be one of them. If you’re an income eligible renter who has experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and have past due rent, or you’re a landlord who has experienced a loss in income because of unpaid rent,...

Reimagine SamTrans Masterplan Presentation

Posted on May 5, 2021

At the Town’s May 12 City Council meeting, SamTrans will be presenting an update to their Reimagine SamTrans Masterplan.  SamTrans is currently in Phase Two of their Public Outreach with the hope of finalizing the new County-wide bus system by the end of 2021 with the proposed new/altered bus routes starting in the summer of...

LiveWire – May 2021

Posted on May 3, 2021

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager At the April 14th City Council meeting, the City Council recognized and celebrated the 100th anniversary of V. Fontana & Co. Monuments in Colma.  V. Fontana & Co. was established in 1921 by Valerio Fontana who descended from a long line of masons.  V. Fontana & Co. remains...
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Crime Bulletin – March 2021

Posted on May 3, 2021

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of March, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of March, there were four (4) reports of a vehicles being stolen or embezzled.  Four stolen vehicles were recovered by Colma Police Officers during the month. Thefts During the month of March,...

SamTrans Needs YOUR Feedback

Posted on April 26, 2021

SamTrans is proposing changes to bus routes near you and we need YOUR feedback!  Join the North County Community meeting covering Daly City, Colma, Brisbane, South San Francisco, San Bruno, and Millbrae. Learn more and take our survey at  reimaginesamtrans.com. This is your chance to be heard! ¡SamTrans propone cambios en las rutas de autobús...

LiveWire – April 2021

Posted on April 2, 2021

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager At the March 24 Council meeting the Mayor, City Council and Staff demonstrated their commitment to stand in Solidarity with the Asian Community.  “We are all dismayed to witness the rise in violent attacks against the Asian American, Pacific Island Community, in particular, March 16th shootings that left...
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Crime Bulletin – February 2021

Posted on April 2, 2021

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of February, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of February, there were five (5) vehicles reported stolen or embezzled.  Two stolen vehicles were recovered by Colma Officers during the month. Thefts During the month of February, the Colma Police...

Colma PD Press Release – C21-0210-02

Posted on March 30, 2021

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 03/30/2021                                                Case Number: C21-0210-02 Type of Incident: Identity Theft and Fraud              Location of Incident: 900 block Serramonte Blvd Authored...

San Mateo County Housing Element

Posted on March 22, 2021

The Town of Colma is participating with all of San Mateo County on Housing Element community outreach. Countywide community outreach about housing requirements and issues is starting, and we would love for the entire community to participate by visiting the website to learn more about housing issues and by participating in online meetings. There is...

Multijurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

Posted on March 22, 2021

The County of San Mateo is in the process of updating the 2016 Multijurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The Town of Colma is a partner in the update process, along with all other cities in San Mateo County.  The LHMP assesses hazard vulnerabilities and identifies mitigation actions that jurisdictions will pursue in order to...

Colma Police Department Launches High-Tech Officer Wellness Program in Partnership with Cordico

Posted on March 18, 2021

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 03/18/2021                                                 Media Contacts: Authored By: Officer K. Trask C19                               Colma PD...
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CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Now Available to Income Eligible Households

Posted on March 18, 2021

Rent relief is now available to income eligible households who need financial assistance for unpaid rent and utilities through the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program. If you have experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19, have past due rent or utilities, and have a household income that is not more than 80% of the Area...

One Year Anniversary of the First Shelter in Place Order

Posted on March 17, 2021

Where were you on March 17, 2020? Today marks 1-year anniversary of first shelter-in-place order in #SanMateoCounty when 6 Bay Area counties ordered everyone to stay home due to #COVID19. Take a look at the challenges, emotional moments we all experienced: https://bit.ly/2OANXwF

LiveWire – March 2021

Posted on March 1, 2021

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 10th City Council meeting, staff presented the annual Strategic Plan update.  Staff updated the Council on the five Priority Program Areas;...
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Crime Bulletin – January 2021

Posted on March 1, 2021

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of January, there were no (0) reports of vehicle burglaries.  As always, please ensure that you lock your vehicle doors and hide your valuables from sight, so you don’t accidently encourage a would-be thief to break into your vehicle. Thefts During the month of January, the Colma Police...

Drive-thru vaccine appointments for SMC residents 65+ are available!

Posted on February 16, 2021

Clinic at SFO - Long Term Parking Garage 2/17 & 2/19 San Mateo County is offering a drive-through first-dose vaccination opportunity for eligible members of our community who are San Mateo County residents aged 65 and older. The vaccine is free and available to any San Mateo County resident aged 65 or older, regardless of...

LiveWire – February 2021

Posted on February 1, 2021

The Fiscal Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Colma Pak Lin, Administrative Services Director & Brian Dossey, City Manager The COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the Bay Area since March 2020. As residents and businesses are struggling to survive, we should also understand how the pandemic financially impacts the Town and its future operations. The Negative...
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Crime Bulletin – December 2020

Posted on February 1, 2021

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of December, there were no (0) reports of vehicles being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of December there were zero (0) reported stolen or embezzled vehicles and no stolen vehicles were recovered. Thefts During the month of December, The Colma Police Department received twenty (20) reports of...
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