From the peaks of the eastern hills to the city's pristine shoreline, 150,000 people call Hayward home and nearly 65,000 pursue their education in the Heart of the Bay. Find the resources you need here.
Today's Bay Area is arguably the most competitive business environment in the United States. We get that. A "business friendly" location isn't enough; you need a partner who shares your goals. Luckily, you picked Hayward.
Chances are, you're not here to hang out. When you visit our website, you're trying to get something done, like report graffiti, pay your water bill or find out how to get a building permit. We're working hard to make the services we provide accessible, understandable and easy to use.
Our council-manager form of government combines the strong civic leadership of elected officials with the strong managerial experience of an appointed city manager. Beyond all else, we are a service organization, and we are here to serve you, the public. We're doing our part to drive Hayward forward.
We need everyone's involvement to protect and strengthen Hayward’s environment. This site is a one-stop shop for the resources you need to go green at home, at work, and in your community. Thank you for everything you do to keep Hayward great for future generations!
#HaywardForward is the new public information project of the City Hayward. It is the place, channel and social media hashtag at and through which we are going to be telling, sharing and archiving the news and progress we are making as a City and Community.
2020 has been a year like no other. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken at least 76 lives in Hayward. It has taken livelihoods, too. Ways of life, expectations and aspirations have been upset or put on hold.
The General Fund pays for primary municipal services. We have made significant progress closing a structural budget gap and made additional steps to put Hayward on the path to long-term fiscal sustainability.
The City Council directed staff to bring forward a community engagement plan to obtain more information about Hayward resident concerns about and experiences with the Hayward Police Department, and to inform decisions related to police service enhancements and strategies.
Hayward and Chabot-Las Positas Community College District have begun construction on a new regional Fire Training Center and Fire Station #6 to serve neighborhoods and industrial areas near Hayward Executive Airport.