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Letter from Mayor to Graduating Class of 2020

Posted on May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020   Dear Graduating Class of 2020, On behalf of the Town of Colma City Council, I would like to extend to each of you our heartfelt congratulations and admiration for your incredible accomplishment this year despite the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 virus. You make us proud for your perseverance and sheer...
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Colma Chief of Police Kirk Stratton Announces Retirement

Posted on May 19, 2020

Police Chief Kirk Stratton announced his retirement from the Colma Police Department, calling an end to his 27-year career in law enforcement serving the Colma Community.  His last day will be Friday, June 26, 2020. Chief Stratton joined the Colma Police Department in 1993 as a Reserve Police Officer. He has progressed up through the...

Food Distribution List in San Mateo County

Posted on May 13, 2020

If you or someone you know are in need of food, below you'll find a link to resources of food distribution locations throughout San Mateo County. Please feel free to share links. List in English List in Spanish List in Chinese

Letter to Community from Mayor 05.08.20

Posted on May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020   Colma Community, It is important that our local communities understand that the regional Health Orders that took effect May 4 are still in effect. These orders - in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties and the City of Berkeley - still mandate that all residents shelter...

County of San Mateo Launches Great Plates Delivered

Posted on May 4, 2020

New service matches older adults at high risk from COVID-19 with local businesses to provide three nutritious meals a day Older residents at high risk from COVID-19 can receive three nutritious meals per day delivered to their home from restaurants and other food providers across San Mateo County, helping them stay home and stay healthy....

Crime Bulletin — March 2020

Posted on May 1, 2020

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 was one (1) report of a vehicle being stolen or embezzled.  Five stolen vehicles/trailers were recovered by Colma Police Officers during the month. Thefts During the month of March,...

LiveWire — May 2020

Posted on May 1, 2020

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager I would like to thank everyone for working so hard to follow the Shelter in Place Order while remaining positive as we go through these unprecedented times.  However, we are now asking that you continue to Shelter in Place through May in an effort to continue to flatten...

Letter to Community from Mayor 05.01.20

Posted on May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020   Colma Community, The seven Bay Area Public Health Officers who ordered a shelter in place in mid-March will extend the orders through May 31 while some restrictions are eased and tools to strengthen containment of COVID-19 are put into place. The social distancing intervention slowed the increase of new cases and...

Regional Shelter-in-Place Orders Extended as Some Rules Ease

Posted on April 29, 2020

Health Officers caution that reducing restrictions too quickly could lead to a substantial resurgence of COVID-19 The seven Bay Area Public Health Officers who ordered a shelter in place in mid-March will extend the orders through May 31 while some restrictions are eased and tools to strengthen containment of COVID-19 are put into place. The...

Colma PD Press Release 04.29.20

Posted on April 29, 2020

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today’s Date: 04/29/2020                                                                    Case Number: C20-0411-01 Type of Incident: Assault on An Officer/Stolen Vehicle      ...

Colma PD Press Release 04.28.20

Posted on April 28, 2020

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 04/28/2020                                                              Case Number: C20-0417-01 Type of Incident: Arrest with Recovered Firearm             Location of...

Rainwater Harvesting 101 Webinar

Posted on April 24, 2020

The City of Burlingame is co-hosting a Rainwater Harvesting 101 Webinar with SMCWPPP and BAWSCA. Because of the shelter-in-place order, we have removed the rain garden walking tour and changed the focus of this workshop to be on rain barrels. This workshop will now be online via Zoom and will be recorded so we can...

Letter to Community From Mayor 04.22.20

Posted on April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020   Colma Community. Starting today, April 22, the County of San Mateo and other Bay Area Counties are now mandating the use of face masks when in public. This includes all essential workers in the workplace as well. The only exception to this is if you are doing outside exercise - which...

Letter to Community from Mayor 04.10.20

Posted on April 10, 2020

April 10, 2020   Colma Community, San Mateo County's shelter in place order, along with several other counties in the Bay Area, remains in place through May 3, 2020. I know these are trying times, but please have faith that this is flattening the curve and please continue to do your part and practice social distancing. As...

Help with Emergency Financial Assistance, Food, Housing, Utilities and Other Basic Needs

Posted on April 10, 2020

Below are informational flyers for family resources available throughout San Mateo County. For more information go to your nearest Core Services Agency or call 2-1-1. Family Resources Flyer (English) Family Resources Flyer (Spanish)

Colma Makes Donation to SMC Strong Fund

Posted on April 9, 2020

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2020 Colma Donates $15,000 to San Mateo County Strong The City Council of the Town of Colma has approved a donation of $15,000 to the San Mateo County Strong Fund, the county’s relief effort to support residents and businesses in San Mateo County that have been impacted by...

Crime Bulletin – February 2020

Posted on April 1, 2020

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of February, there were four (4) reports of vehicles being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of February, there was one (1) report of a vehicle reported stolen or embezzled.  Two stolen vehicles were recovered by Colma Officers during the month. Thefts During the month of February, the...

LiveWire – April 2020

Posted on April 1, 2020

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager As we enter our third week of the shelter in place order from Governor Newsom I want to take a minute to thank everyone in the community for doing their part to remain safe and protect one another.  I know these are unprecedented times and I want to...

Seven Bay Area Jurisdictions Extend Order to Shelter in Place

Posted on March 31, 2020

Health officers in seven Bay Area jurisdictions are extending a previous stay-at-home order through May 3, 2020 in order to preserve critical hospital capacity across the region. Seven Bay Area Jurisdictions Extend Order to Shelter in Place

Letter to Community from Mayor 03.31.20

Posted on March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020   Colma Community, As we adjust to this new normal, it's hard to believe that we are now in our 15th day of a shelter-in-place order from the County. I can't stress the importance of adhering to the County and State order. For many, there are still more questions than answers. The State...
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