Boards & Commissions

Volunteer service on the City's Boards, Commissions, Committees and Task Forces provides a way for residents who have special experience or interest to participate in the City’s decision making process by advising the City Council and staff on a wide range of important topics.

To see the expiring appointed terms for the current year, please view the Local Appointments List.

Applications for service on any Board, Commission, Committee or Task Force (Council's Appointed Officials) are valid for one year from the date of receipt and are public record. Application forms and information that describe duties and time commitments are available from the Office of the City Clerk. Information about the number of vacancies is available from the Office of the City Clerk or on the City’s website.

In order to be eligible for appointment to any Board, Commission, Committee or Task Force (Council’s Appointed Officials) a person shall be a qualified elector (registered voter) of the incorporated area of the City of Hayward.

Recruitment:

The City will conduct recruitment for the Council's appointed bodies, with the exception of the Hayward Youth Commission, during July and August annually, with interviews and appointment each September. Recruitment for the Hayward Youth Commission will be conducted each April and May, with interviews and appointments annually in June.

The City Council will interview applicants who are qualified electors (registered voters) of the incorporated area of the City of Hayward at a special Council meeting and will confirm the selections made at a regular Council meeting which will be followed by the administration of Oath of Office by the City Clerk.

Click here to apply for the City's Boards, Commissions, Committees, or Task Forces.