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LiveWire — December 2019

Posted on December 5, 2019

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager On November 8, the City Council and Town Staff hosted a Veteran’s Day Recognition Event at Veteran’s Village on Mission Road.  The event was held to honor the many men and women who served our county in observation of Veteran’s Day.  The City Council welcomed all the Veteran’s...

Crime Bulletin — October 2019

Posted on December 5, 2019

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of October, there were three (3) reports of vehicles being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of October, one (1) vehicle was reported stolen, and one (1) stolen vehicle was recovered.  An attempt to steal six (6) vehicles from the same location was interrupted by Colma Police Officers....

SamTrans Launches Reimagine SamTrans

Posted on November 7, 2019

  SamTrans launched Reimagine SamTrans, a transformative study that will examine each route in the SamTrans bus system in light of changing travel patterns. Reimagine SamTrans will consider everything from customer experience, to route design, to how often buses run, to efficient and effective operations and practice. We need your feedback on this critical effort!...

LiveWire — November 2019

Posted on November 1, 2019

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager On October 8, 2019, the Town of Colma along with Mercy Housing celebrated the Grand Opening and Dedication to Veteran’s Village on Mission Road.  While there were many wonderful moments from the day and many speeches; there were two speakers that gave very moving and emotional presentations, and...
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Crime Bulletin — September 2019

Posted on November 1, 2019

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of September, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of September, there were no (0) reports of vehicles being stolen. No stolen vehicles were recovered in the month of September. Thefts During the month of September, the Colma Police Department...
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Reducing Disposable Food Service Ware in Colma

Posted on October 24, 2019

The Town of Colma is introducing a proposed program that would reduce the amount of “disposable single use (plastic) food ware” (i.e. plastic straws, plastic cups, etc.) in Colma. We’re joining several other cities that are also considering this program which is led by San Mateo County’s Environmental Health Division and the Office of Sustainability....

San Mateo County TA Draft Strategic Plan 2020-2024

Posted on October 22, 2019

The San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA) released its Draft Strategic Plan 2020-2024 on October 14, 2019. This plan will outline how the TA will make investment decisions over the next five years for the funds from Measures A and W that it is responsible for administering, including the process for how projects will be...
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Crime Bulletin — August 2019

Posted on October 2, 2019

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of August, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being burglarized within the Town of Colma. Stolen Vehicles During the month of August, there were three (3) reports of vehicles being stolen or embezzled within the Town of Colma.  Two stolen vehicles were recovered by Colma Police Officers...

LiveWire — October 2019

Posted on October 2, 2019

The September 11, 2019 City Council was a night of remembrance and reflection as well as celebration.  The meeting started with first responders and children receiving honor roll recognition lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Mayor del Rosario made comments in recognition of the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. She...

SMC Mosquito & Vector Control Board Member Vacancy

Posted on September 27, 2019

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. This is an excellent opportunity for a resident who is looking to serve their community! Role and Responsibilities As a member of the district’s Board of Trustees, you...
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C.A.P.E.: Community Action Plan for Emergencies

Posted on September 17, 2019

Be a HERO for Colma—join C.A.P.E. Community Action Plan for Emergencies C.A.P.E. is a volunteer program that provides Colma residents with free training so that they can be ready to assist their families, friends and neighbors in an emergency situation. Classes will be Thursdays, 6pm – 9pm September 19th – November 14th Revised Class Schedule:...

El Camino Real Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan

Posted on September 12, 2019

The Town of Colma received a grant from the Caltrans’ Sustainable Communities Program, funded through Road Maintenance & Rehabilitation Account (RMRA) – SB1, to improve safety and mobility for people who walk and bike along El Camino Real (ECR). Currently, the Town is working with Fehr & Peers (Consultant) in developing El Camino Real Bicycle...

LiveWire — September 2019

Posted on September 3, 2019

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager Join us Saturday, September 7 at Sterling Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the annual Colma Town picnic! This year’s theme is “Super Colma World.”  In this year’s video game themed picnic, we encourage residents to wear their favorite “Gamer Costume”, and during your quest at...
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Crime Bulletin — July 2019

Posted on September 3, 2019

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of July, there were two (2) reports of vehicle’s being burglarized within the Town of Colma. Stolen Vehicle During the month of July, there was one (1) report of two (2) vehicles being stolen from the same location just minutes apart.  Both vehicles were recovered in the Town...

Town of Colma Residents Highly Satisfied with City Services — Want Public Works, Safety and Business Development Maintained

Posted on August 26, 2019

Colma, CA – August 26, 2019 The Town of Colma conducted a Community Priorities Survey in June 2019 with Godbe Research to gauge resident feedback on Town services and priorities. The results show nearly 90% of residents are satisfied with Town services-- and want the   public works, safety, and business development programs they value, maintained....

Rely on a medical device? Help PG&E alert you of outages.

Posted on August 23, 2019

Given the growing threat of extreme weather, we want all of our customers to be prepared for power outages. If gusty winds and dry conditions, combined with a heightened fire risk, threaten a portion of the electric system serving your community, it will be necessary for us to turn off electricity in the interest of public...

2019 Community Priorities Survey – Summary of the Results

Posted on August 14, 2019

The Town of Colma commissioned Godbe Research to conduct independent public opinion research to assess resident priorities for City services. Please click here to view the survey results.

Comcast Announces Expansion of Its Internet Essentials Program to Reach All Low-income Americans

Posted on August 13, 2019

Comcast announced it will significantly expand eligibility for Internet Essentials, which is the nation’s largest, most comprehensive, and most successful broadband adoption program in America, to include all qualified low-income households in its service area. The Company estimates that more than one million low-income households in California, including MediCal recipients, households with people with disabilities...

PG&E Unveils Safety Action Center for Customers

Posted on August 12, 2019

We’ve all heard the phrase that it’s better to be safe than sorry. And Ben Franklin wisely opined that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And a poster proclaiming “Safety doesn’t happen by accident” can be found in almost every workplace. In that spirit, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has...

Veterans Village opens this month!

Posted on August 6, 2019

Mercy Housing’s new 65-unit Veterans Village in Colma (situated between Cypress Lawn and Holy Cross cemeteries along Mission Road) will be opening on August 15. Formerly homeless military veterans, many with disabilities and ranging in age from mid-30’s to late 60’s, will now have affordable and stable housing. Comprehensive case management and supportive services will...
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