Departments / Divisions

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The role of the Office of the City Attorney is not to provide representation to individual citizens, but rather, the City Attorney represents the City of Hayward as an entity, primarily providing legal representation to the Mayor, City Council, and the numerous departments that comprise the City of Hayward's government.

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The City Clerk's Office is committed to serving Hayward as an accessible and responsive representative of transparent and open government; and to supporting and facilitating the business operations of Council as they conduct their business through all levels of meetings and other communications.

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The City Manager serves as the City's Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the day-to-day operation of the City organization and its 800+ employees. The City Manager's Office also oversees a variety of interdisciplinary programs and initiatives while communicating the City Council's vision and values throughout the community and beyond.

The City Manager’s Office is responsible for many of the City's centralized functions. The office works to make Hayward one of the Bay Area’s most attractive cities in which to live, work and do business by:

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The Development Services Department manages growth and development within the City of Hayward by applying regulations and standards that make the City a desirable place to live, work, and play. To learn more about what happens in Development Services see the three divisions that make up our dynamic department.


Building Division

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**Please Note: There will be a change to the Revenue Division Cashier hours: Starting Monday, August 7, the Cashier hours will be Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Administration & Budget Division

The Finance Administration & Budget Division provides department leadership, direction and administrative support to all other department divisions.

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The Mission of the Hayward Fire Department is to protect lives and property by providing Superior Fire Suppression and Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Supported by Prevention Through Responsible Regulatory and Educational Programs.

Administration

The Administration Division takes the lead role in managing the organization's overall members, budget, programs, and services.

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Welcome to the Human Resources Department! Our team of HR professionals strives to serve Hayward's community need for a diverse, well qualified, and high performing workforce by developing and implementing strategies specifically designed to maximize individual and organizational performance. We cultivate positive working relationships by creating and enhancing valuable services that attract, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce.

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The mission of the Information Technology Department is to provide access to and support of technology resources, for both information and communication, which is timely, accurate, reliable and secure.

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The Department of Library & Community Services is responsible for Public Libraries, Education Services, Community Grant programs including CDBG and Social Services grants, Housing Rehabilitation and Affordable Housing programs, and Paratransit services.

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Welcome! Our department works for City residents and visitors, as well as our City employees to provide services that make our community safe, clean, and green. Our four department divisions include Facilities Management, Fleet Management, Landscape Maintenance and Streets Maintenance.

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In partnership with the community, we will create and maintain neighborhoods capable of sustaining civic life. We commit to reducing the levels of crime, fear, and disorder through community-based, problem-oriented, and data-driven policing

The Police Department, in serving the people of Hayward, strives to reduce crime and provide a safe city by:

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The Public Works - Engineering & Transportation Department develops, builds and maintains the City's infrastructure, including City streets and roadways, streetlights, traffic signals and more.

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Welcome. Our mission is to provide excellent utility services to Hayward customers and to lead the City's sustainability efforts. Green and sustainable practices are a top priority for Hayward's City Council and we strive to incorporate environmental stewardship in all aspects of our work. 

Hetch Hetchy
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

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