Our municipal organization, led by City Manager Kelly McAdoo and Assistant City Manager Jennifer Ott, consists of 13 separate departments, which includes public safety departments such as police and fire. Together, under the guidance of accomplished department directors and with the support and mandate of the City Council, we do the City's work.
The Mayor and six Council members represent the residents of Hayward, review public policy, and adopt policies responsive to the community. The City Council meets the first, third and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541.
Participate in Hayward's government processes. Commissions & Task Forces are established for the purpose of advising the City Council and providing ongoing input into policies and issues affecting the future of the City of Hayward.
The Hayward City Council has six standing committees that explore new policies and programs, and develop recommendations to present to the full City Council.
We all have to play by the rules; it's called living in a civil society. For a comprehensive rundown of what those rules are, check out our Municipal Code, traffic code and regulations, as well as our building, fire, electrical, mechanical and plumbing codes.
From the City's annual operating budget to the City Charter, and from the Capital Improvement Program to our master fee schedule, a number of key documents underpin the City's decision making process and tell a story about where we've been, where we are and where we're going.
The City Clerk's Office manages the deadlines, requirements and procedures related to local elections. The City's next General Municipal Election will be held on June 7, 2016.
From time to time, the City undertakes special projects and studies in an effort to make Hayward an even better place to live, work, and play. Learn more about current and upcoming City projects on this page.
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You don't have to come to City Hall to watch your municipal government at work. Watch meetings live online, or scan quickly to specific agenda items when the footage is posted to our website.