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Crime Bulletin – June 2022

Posted on July 1, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In May of 2022, we took 140 reports, slightly down from 168 in April.  In May we arrested 58 people for 41 Misdemeanors and 17 Felonies. We issued 263 criminal and traffic citations and conducted 100 traffic...

LiveWire – July 2022

Posted on July 1, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager 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, and the...

LiveWire – June 2022

Posted on June 1, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager May and June are always busy months for Town staff as we are putting the finishing touches on the next year’s budget for City Council’s consideration. As we continue to bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Town’s revenues are back to where they once were pre-Covid-19. Therefore, the...
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Crime Bulletin – May 2022

Posted on June 1, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In April of 2022, we took 168 reports, up from 148 in March, with 77 arrests, with 54 arrests in March. We issued 264 criminal and traffic citations and conducted 106 traffic enforcement stops. Between May 1...

Colma PD Press Release – BART Fare Evasion Detail

Posted on May 3, 2022

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 5/3/2022 Type of Incident: BART Fare Evasion Detail Location of Incident: 365 D Street, Broadmoor Authored By: Sergeant Guerrero #C14 Authorized By: Chief Munsey #C55 Colma, CA – On 5/2/2022, a total of 22 officers from Colma PD, BART PD and Broadmoor PD participated in our first collaborative...

LiveWire – May 2022

Posted on May 2, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager At the April 13th and 27th Council meetings, staff presented the Town’s FY2022-23 operating budget and proposed FY2022-23 Capital Improvement budget (CIP) to the City Council and received positive feedback and recommended changes for the next study session on the budget.  Staff will bring the budget back to...
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Crime Bulletin – April 2022

Posted on May 2, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated March 2022 148 reports 54 arrests 233 citations 72 traffic stops April 1-10 63 reports 33 arrests 67 citations 41 traffic stops March 2022 was the highest case volume the department has taken in a one-month period....

Colma PD Press Release – Shooting Investigation

Posted on April 20, 2022

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 4/20/2022                           Type of Incident: Shooting Investigation                                             Authored By: Sergeant Marchetti #C16 Case Number: C22-0420-01   ...

Colma is Recognized for All Electric Town Hall Project

Posted on April 19, 2022

Peninsula Clean Energy has awarded residential and commercial builders, property owners and design teams as 2022 building electrification leaders in San Mateo County. Colma Town Hall received an 2022 All-Electric Awards – Honorable Mention following the all-electric renovation of a historically significant 1941 building and new construction of 10,300 square feet that is also powered...

We Need Your Feedback! – Housing Element Update

Posted on April 13, 2022

The Town of Colma is updating its Housing Element. Your opinion can help us set goals, policies, and programs to achieve housing needs for your community. Take the housing survey here: https://www.menti.com/6ftaw649dq or visit https://www.colma.ca.gov/housing-element for more information about the 2023-2031 Housing Element.   For more information please email us at planning@colma.ca.gov or by phone (650)...

LiveWire – April 2022

Posted on April 1, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager At the March 9th City Council meeting, the Council received a presentation on a Town-wide Sewer Enterprise fund where the costs of treatment and collection could be passed along to the ratepayers.  Currently, ratepayers cover the costs for treatment on their annual property tax bills and the Town’s...
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Crime Bulletin – March 2022

Posted on April 1, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In February of 2022 we took 141 reports and 41 arrests.  We issued 177 citations and conducted 35 traffic stops.  From March 1st through March 8th we have taken 33 reports, made 11 arrests, issued 42 citations,...

Join Cal Water Virtual Meeting on New Drought Regulations

Posted on April 1, 2022

Join the Cal Water Virtual Community Meeting to learn how regulations affect Bayshore customers. Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Time: 7:30 pm More details at https://www.calwater.com/conservation/stage-2-drought-presentations/

Public Outreach Meetings on Proposed New Sewer Collection System Charges

Posted on March 28, 2022

Public Outreach Meetings on Proposed New Sewer Collection System Charges Tuesday, April 5, 2022 12:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86286534912 Background The Town of Colma provides wastewater service to over 700 homes and business.  Colma passes through charges for wastewater treatment to the Town’s sewer customers but does not currently levy any charges...

AB 481 – Draft Military Equipment Policy

Posted on March 25, 2022

Assembly Bill (AB) 481 requires law enforcement agencies to obtain approval of the applicable governing body (Mayor and City Council), by adoption of a military equipment use policy prior to taking certain actions relating to the funding, acquisition, or use of military equipment. Read the full bill text. Assembly Bill (AB) 481 requires each law...
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San Mateo County is now on Simplicity!

Posted on March 9, 2022

San Mateo County is now on the Simplicity app! The Simplicity mobile app will help you to stay informed and connected with the Town of Colma, and now the County of San Mateo, by having all official community updates easily accessible in one place. For instance, you’ll find out straight away if trash collection has...
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Colma Historical Museum is Reopening!

Posted on March 4, 2022

Great news! The Colma Historical Museum is reopening Saturday, March 12th! Hours will be from 12-3 pm, Saturdays only. Masks are required inside the museum. Make sure you stop by for a visit!

FREE Webinar: Eco-friendly Weed Management

Posted on March 4, 2022

  Don't forget to register for Flows To the Bay’s FREE online webinar "Spring Blooming: Eco-friendly Weed Management". An IPM expert Charlotte (@earth.ally) will be sharing tips on identifying and managing weeds commonly found in your gardens. She'll also be answering your weed management questions during our Q&A time. The webinar will be held on...
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Crime Bulletin – February 2022

Posted on February 25, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated All statistics reported are from 2/1/22 through 2/10/22.  This report was completed early due to the short month and staffing schedules.  We have taken 44 reports and 9 arrests.  We have issued 42 citations and conducted 19...
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Town of Colma takes action towards SB-1383 Procurement Compliance

Posted on February 25, 2022

California is now experiencing the effects of a climate crisis: hotter summers, devastating fire seasons, extreme drought, and rising sea levels that erode our coastlines. Scientists tell us that greenhouse gasses released by human activities, like landfilling food and yard waste, cause climate change. To respond to this climate crisis, California has implemented a statewide...
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