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City Council Appoints Carrie Slaughter to Vacant Council Seat

Posted on November 17, 2022

At a Special City Council Meeting on November 16, 2022, the Colma City Council unanimously appointed Colma resident, Carrie Slaughter to the City Council.  Ms. Slaughter was appointed to retired City Council Member Diana Colvin's vacated City Council seat. Ms. Slaughter will serve until the term expires in November 2024. “It was a very difficult...
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Crime Bulletin – October 2022

Posted on November 1, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In September of 2022, we took 167 reports, slightly up from August which was 165, we arrested 60 people for 44 Misdemeanors and 16 Felonies, issued 181 criminal and traffic citations, and conducted 102 traffic enforcement stops....

LiveWire – November 2022

Posted on November 1, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager In mid-October, Council Member Diana Colvin submitted her notice of retirement to the City Council, citing that she would like to focus on her health. Council Member Colvin’s last day serving on the City Council was October 18, 2022. She stated, “Unfortunately, I can no longer give 100%...

City Council Vacancy – Now Accepting Applications

Posted on October 27, 2022

Due to the retirement of Council Member Diana Colvin on October 18, 2022, the Town of Colma City Council is seeking individuals interested in becoming a member of the City Council to serve the remainder of her vacant term. The term expires in November 2024. Individuals interested in being considered for the appointment must be...

Pre-Purchase Your Discounted Rain Barrel!

Posted on October 26, 2022

Flows To Bay, in partnership with Rain Water Solutions, has once again launched a limited-time rain barrel program. With this program, San Mateo County residents and businesses can purchase up to two high-quality, 50-gallon rain barrels for $80 each plus tax ($130 retail value). Ordering online, NOW OPEN at https://www.flowstobay.org/bulk-rain-barrel-program/ Important Note:  All rain barrels MUST be...
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Council Member Diana Colvin Announces Retirement

Posted on October 17, 2022

Council Member Diana Colvin announces her retirement from the Town of Colma. Late last week, Council Member Diana Colvin submitted her notice of retirement to the City Council, citing that she would like to focus on her health. Council Member Colvin’s last day serving on the City Council will be October 18, 2022. She stated,...

Drought-Proof Your Garden Now for Spring and Summer

Posted on October 7, 2022

Regardless of what amount of rain we might get this winter, gardening in California now means contending with the risk of drought conditions. Join Flows To Bay’s free webinar to learn how we can bolster the health of our gardens to be able to withstand long dry periods.The webinar will take place online on Saturday,...
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Colma continues to take action on climate change!

Posted on October 3, 2022

Colma reduces greenhouse gas emission from electricity 98% since 2016 thanks to clean renewable energy provided by Peninsula Clean Energy! In 2016, Colma joined San Mateo County and all the other cities in the county to form Peninsula Clean Energy, and has chosen 100% renewable wind and solar to power all its municipal facilities. Read...
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Crime Bulletin – September 2022

Posted on October 3, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In August of 2022, we took 165 reports, slightly up from July which was 146, we arrested 68 people for 55 Misdemeanors and 13 Felonies, issued 281 criminal and traffic citations, and conducted 132 traffic enforcement stops....

LiveWire – October 2022

Posted on October 3, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager At the September 14th City Council meeting, the City Council awarded over $123,700 in grants to twenty-one San Mateo County non-profit organizations that serve our community. This has been an annual program that the Town has participated in for some time in an effort to make sure our...
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How to Get Gas Out of Your Home

Posted on September 22, 2022

One of the easiest things you can do to make your home healthier and safer is to get natural gas (which is primarily methane, a fossil fuel) out of your home.  It’s also one of the most effective ways to address climate change. At a free program called “How to Get Gas Out of Your...

Colma City Council Appoints Ken Gonzalez

Posted on September 8, 2022

Colma City Council Appoints Ken Gonzalez to Vacant Council Seat At the Special City Council meeting on September 7, 2022, Colma City Council unanimously appointed Colma resident, Ken Gonzalez to the City Council.  Mr. Gonzalez was appointed to retired City Council member Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez’s vacated City Council seat. Mr. Gonzalez will serve until the...

Coastal Cleanup 2022

Posted on September 7, 2022

  Join the 38th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day!  Saturday, September 17 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and all month long! This cleanup event is a great way for families, friends, community groups, and schools to come together to help clean up creeks, parks, neighborhoods, and local beaches. Sign up for Coastal Cleanup Day 2022 reminder emails to stay updated about this event....
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Crime Bulletin – August 2022

Posted on September 1, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In July of 2022, we took 146 reports, slightly lower than June which was 182.  In July we arrested 61 people for 41 Misdemeanors and 20 Felonies. We issued 279 criminal and traffic citations and conducted 71...

LiveWire – September 2022

Posted on September 1, 2022

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager The City Council will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, September 7 at 6:00pm to select a new City Council member to fill the vacated seat by retired Vice Mayor Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez.  During the special meeting, City Council will be interviewing and appointing a resident from...

City Council Vacancy – Now Accepting Applications

Posted on August 11, 2022

Due to the retirement of Council Member Diana Colvin on October 18, 2022, the Town of Colma City Council is seeking individuals interested in becoming a member of the City Council to serve the remainder of her vacant term. The term expires in November 2024. Individuals interested in being considered for the appointment must be...

Back to School Supply Drive 2022

Posted on August 10, 2022

The Colma Police Department, partnered with the Broadmoor Police Department, will be collecting school supplies for Garden Village Elementary School. You can drop the school supplies off in the front lobby of the police department, or in the front lobby of the Broadmoor Police Department, (388 88th St, Broadmoor) from now until Friday, September 16th....

Retired Vice Mayor Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez

Posted on August 3, 2022

It is with great sadness that we share that recently retired Vice Mayor Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, from her long-fought battle with ovarian cancer. In an earlier press release announcing her retirement Vice Mayor Gonzalez stated “I have made great memories, have been part of positive change, and...
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Crime Bulletin – July 2022

Posted on August 1, 2022

Information in this report may not include all responses or participation of the Colma Police Department. Crimes Investigated In June of 2022, we took 182 reports, the highest number of cases in a one-month period ever.  In June we arrested 74 people for 59 Misdemeanors and 15 Felonies. We issued 245 criminal and traffic citations...

LiveWire – August 2022

Posted on August 1, 2022

Click here for the latest update on the retirement of Vice Mayor Gonzalez. City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager Are you interested in serving your community? Consider running for City Council! There will be two Council Member seats up for election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, which coincides with the Statewide General Election. Official...
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