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LiveWire — August 2018

Posted on August 1, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager At the July 11, City Council Meeting, Council approved the El Camino Real Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan capital improvement project.  This new project was added to the Town’s FY2018-19 Capital Improvement Program after being awarded Senate Bill 1 (SB1) competitive grant funds in the amount of $199,192....
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Crime Bulletin — June 2018

Posted on August 1, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of June, there were no reports of any vehicle’s being burglarized. Three (3) vehicles were reported stolen and one occupied stolen vehicle was recovered.  All three of the vehicles were stolen from businesses. Thefts During the month of June, the Colma Police Department received forty-three (43) reports of...

Interested in Running for Office? Candidate Filing Period is July 16 – August 10, 2018

Posted on July 13, 2018

Are you interested in running for office? The candidate filing period begins Monday, July 16, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. and ends Friday, August 10, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. During this time residents interested in running for City Council may obtain and submit the necessary paperwork. Appointments are encouraged. For more information or to schedule an...

July 2018 LiveWire

Posted on July 5, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager Happy Summer! With Summer comes the Town’s new fiscal year – which begins July 1. In preparation for the new fiscal year, the City Council approves the Town’s annual budget in June. The annual budget hearing is the culmination of many months of hard work by Colma staff,...
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Crime Bulletin – May 2018

Posted on July 5, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of May, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being burglarized. One vehicle was reported stolen and one occupied stolen vehicle was recovered. Thefts During the month of May, the Colma Police Department received thirty-one (31) reports of theft related crimes and made sixteen (16) arrests ranging...

Grant Non -Profit Applications are Now Available

Posted on June 29, 2018

Non-profit grant funding applications are now available. The deadline is Wednesday, August 8th at 5:00 pm. For more information please contact Darcy De Leon at 650-997-8303 or ddeleon@colma.ca.gov Non-profit grant application

June 2018 LiveWire

Posted on June 1, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager May is always a busy month for Town staff, as we are putting the finishing touches on the next-year’s budget for City Council’s consideration. I'm pleased to say Fiscal Year 2018-19’s budget is, once again, balanced and includes a surplus. This is largely attributable to the Town’s past...
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Crime Bulletin — April 2018

Posted on June 1, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of April, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being burglarized. Two vehicles were also stolen during the month. Thefts During the month of April, the Colma Police Department received (39) reports of theft related crimes and made twenty-two (22) arrests ranging from petty theft, grand theft...

May 2018 LiveWire

Posted on April 30, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager Looking for ways to save on home energy costs?  HomeIntel can help. Through the San Mateo County Office of Sustainability, HomeIntel is an energy efficiency program that is provided at no cost for PG&E and Peninsula Clean Energy customers.  It’s a combination of Smart Audit, a web based smart...
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Crime Bulletin — March 2018

Posted on April 30, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of March, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of March, there were no reports of vehicles being stolen. Alcohol/Drugs During the month of March, patrol officers made a total of twenty-seven (27) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges,...

April LiveWire

Posted on April 2, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager Protecting our precious natural resources and fragile environment is vital to our sustainability. It is also the law in California.  The state mandates greenhouse gas reductions and landfill diversion rates which include recycling and composting.  The Town of Colma is well on its way to reaching the conservation...
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Crime Bulletin — February 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of February, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of February, there were no reports of vehicles being stolen. Alcohol/Drugs During the month of February, patrol officers made a total of fourteen (14) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which...
concert 2018

Colma Summer Concert Series 2018 Lineup

Posted on March 27, 2018

The Colma Summer Concert Series will be back this summer with an amazing lineup! Be sure to mark your calendars and join us the first three Thursdays in August to enjoy these performances: August 2: Neon Velvet (New and classic Dance Hits) August 9: Native Elements (Reggae/Island Soul) August 16: Caravanserai (Santana Tribute Band) Concerts...
LIT 2018

Summer Volunteer Opportunity for Teens

Posted on March 2, 2018

Leaders in Training (Ages 13—17 years of age) Become a Leader in Training (LIT) and learn valuable skills while assisting Recreation staff in our summer day camp.  Colma teens who are interested in volunteering for the sumer day camp should contact Liz Tapia at 650-985-5691 or liz.tapia@colma.ca.gov for a volunteer application. Applications are due by May 1, 2018. LIT's...
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Crime Bulletin — January 2018

Posted on March 1, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of January, there was one (1) report of a vehicle burglary.  As always, please ensure that you lock your vehicle doors and hide your valuables from sight, so you don’t encourage a would-be thief to break into your vehicle. Stolen Vehicle During the month of January one (1)...

March LiveWire

Posted on March 1, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager The City Council adopted the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan in October 2016, directing staff on the goals and priority programs for the next two years.  At the February 14th City Council meeting, staff presented the annual Strategic Plan update.  Staff updated the Council on the five Priority Program Areas;...

ColmaWorks — March 2018

Posted on February 28, 2018

Find out what is the latest happening for Colma businesses. March 2018 Business Newsletter

Status Update: 2017-2019 Strategic Plan

Posted on February 16, 2018

The City Council adopted the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan in October 2016, directing staff on the goals and priority programs for the next two years.  At the February 14th City Council meeting, staff presented the annual Strategic Plan update.  Staff updated the Council on the five Priority Program Areas; Significant Mandates, Town Operations, Economic Development, Financial...

Get Us Moving — San Mateo County

Posted on February 8, 2018

In an effort to understand San Mateo County residents’ priorities about how best to reduce traffic congestion and improve transit and mobility options, the San Mateo County Transit District is partnering with the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to launch Get Us Moving San Mateo County. Get Us Moving is a public engagement and...

February LiveWire

Posted on January 31, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager Have you driven by the Town Hall Renovation Project in the past few weeks? The project continues to move forward and now actually looks like a building, thanks to the concrete slab being poured and the walls starting to go up. You can clearly see the building taking...
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