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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...
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President’s Week Day Camp Starts Next Week!

Posted on February 13, 2018

Wondering what to do with your children next week during their break? We have the answer! Send them to Colma Day Camp at Sterling Park! Take a look at our calendar for all the fun we have planned! For details please call the Sterling Park Recreation Center at 650-991-3213 or visit our website to register!

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...

Serramonte Boulevard and Collins Avenue Master Plan

Posted on February 7, 2018

Help improve the Serramonte Boulevard and Collins Avenue Area! The Town of Colma is in the process of preparing a Master Plan for the Serramonte Boulevard and Collins Avenue corridors. The plan will outline a vision for this key commercial district and provide guidance for strategic improvements to how the corridors look and feel, 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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Crime Bulletin — December 2017

Posted on January 31, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of December, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being burglarized, one within a shopping center parking lot and the other on the 2000 block of Hillside Boulevard. Stolen Vehicle During the month of December two (2) vehicles were reported stolen. Both vehicles were reported stolen from dealerships...

New Employment Opportunity – Administrative Services Director

Posted on January 4, 2018

The Town of Colma is seeking candidates for the Administrative Services Director position who recognize the history and unique character of the Town and will work along side the newly appointed City Manager guiding the policymakers in maintaining the quality of life that residents value and cherish.  The ideal candidate is an experienced, well-rounded municipal professional with...

January LiveWire

Posted on January 2, 2018

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Brian Dossey, City Manager “It’s Great to be Alive in Colma.”  As you can imagine, after serving the Town of Colma for 14 years, primarily as your Recreation Services Director, I am extremely honored to serve as the Town’s new City Manager.  Over the past few years, I have been working closely...
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Crime Bulletin — November 2017

Posted on January 2, 2018

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of November, there were five (5) reports of vehicles burglarized. Stolen Vehicle During the month of November, there were no vehicles reported stolen from Colma. Alcohol/Drugs During the month of November, patrol officers made a total of twenty-four (24) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included...
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Snap the Tide, See the Future Photo Contest

Posted on December 20, 2017

Start the New Year as a citizen scientist and photograph the flooding impacts in our communities. The king tides will be as high as 9 FT in some locations on January 1 & 2. King tides are higher than normal high tides that occur naturally when the sun and moon align, causing an increased gravitational...
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The Spring Recreation Guide is NOW Available

Posted on December 12, 2017

The December - April 2018 Recreation Guide is now available and registration has started.  We have a great lineup of activities and programs over the next few months so don't delay, and sign up today!  You may also register for programs by viewing our new interactive Recreation Guide. Don't miss out on our Spring Events...

Colma Transportation Safety Action Plan

Posted on December 12, 2017

The Town of Colma is developing Colma Transportation Safety Action Plan to make the Town’s roadways safer for everybody by working to reduce the number and severity of crashes across the Town. The Town has selected the following nine arterial and collector roadways as the focus for the plan: El Camino Real (State Route 82);...

December LiveWire

Posted on December 4, 2017

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Bill Norton, Interim City Manager Happy Holidays! As you know, the Holiday Season brings several special events to this great community. A list of those can be found in our Administrative Services Director Brian Dossey’s article below. The Town Hall project has resumed and construction is moving along. Contractors are fully mobilized...
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Crime Bulletin — October 2017

Posted on December 4, 2017

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of October, there were four (4) reports of vehicles being burglarized within the Town of Colma. Stolen Vehicle During the month of October, there were zero reports of vehicles being stolen. Alcohol/Drugs During the month of October, patrol officers made a total of twenty-one (21) arrests for drug...

Recreation Department Annual Survey

Posted on November 29, 2017

Please take a few minutes to complete the annual Recreation Services Department survey.  Your input is important, and helps the Town provide recreational services to you and your family.  To fill out the survey online please go to Colma Recreation Survey. For additional information or comments, please call (650) 985-5690.

Town of Colma Hires New City Manager

Posted on November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 The Colma City Council is pleased to announce the selection of Brian Dossey as City Manager. Mr. Dossey was appointed City Manager during the November 22, 2017 Council meeting by unanimous vote. Mr. Dossey has served the Town of Colma for the past fourteen years, and his first day as the new...

Parking Reminder

Posted on November 28, 2017

The Colma Police Department would like to remind residents that parking on the wrong side of the street (facing on-coming traffic) is a violation of 22502 CVC and per 22523 CVC, parked vehicles must be moved every 72 hours (3 days).  Also, please affix your parking permit sticker in the correct location on your vehicle....

November LiveWire

Posted on November 2, 2017

CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE Bill Norton, Interim City Manager In light of the recent fires in the North Bay, Colma is committed to ensuring that the Town and our residents are prepared for any emergency situation. Town staff is currently looking at reviving our Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program. CERT programs educate volunteer residents about...
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Crime Bulletin – September 2017

Posted on November 2, 2017

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of September, there were no reports of vehicle burglaries.  The Colma Police Department’s extra patrol efforts may be attributed to this decrease. The Colma Police Department would like to remind its citizens to remain vigilant and ensure that your vehicle doors are locked and to always pay attention...

San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District Board of Trustee

Posted on October 27, 2017

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. As a member of the district’s Board of Trustees, you would act as a liaison to the town and would assist the district in making decisions that impact...
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