Commissions & Task Forces

Volunteer service on any City Commission or Task Force provides an opportunity for residents to participate in the City’s decision-making process by advising the City Council and staff on a wide range of important topics.

In order to be eligible for appointment to any Commission or Task Force, a person shall be a resident of the incorporated area of the City of Hayward.  And, pursuant to passage of Measure OO in November 2020, appointment to Commissions or Task Forces is open to all Hayward residents, regardless of whether they are registered or eligible to be registered to vote.

The current roster and number of vacancies for each meeting body is located on the respective individual page, under the “Commissions & Task Forces” menu.


The application period for appointment to City commissions and task forces is now open until June 16—with current and potential vacancies on the Community Services Commission, Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force, Library Commission, Personnel Commission, and Planning Commission. To fill out an application, select the Commission/Task Force you would like to join and click the "APPLY" button at the top of that page.

  1. Community Services Commission
  2. Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force
  3. Library Commission
  4. Personnel Commission
  5. Planning Commission
For any questions, please contact the Office of the City Clerk, 777 B Street, Fourth Floor, Hayward, California 94541, or by calling (510) 583-4400, or by emailing the for further information. 

View the official news release Download the recruitment flyers

Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54970-54974 (otherwise known as the Maddy Act), the list of all Board, Commission, and Task Force terms expiring in 2022 can be accessed here: Local Appointments List.