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.
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The cover of last year’s Annual Report mailer featured Hayward Sustainability Specialist Nicole Grucky flashing the heart sign at our weekly COVID-19 food distribution site. It reflected the spirit of our extraordinary City of Hayward pandemic relief effort and the resilience of the Hayward community.
The City of Hayward will receive approximately $38 million under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed into law on March 11, 2021.
On May 18, the City Council directed staff to begin testing and implementing nine high-priority projects intended to address local concerns raised during community conversations on policing and public safety.
Lincoln Landing, which broke ground on Foothill Boulevard in October 2019, is bringing 476 new apartments, 80,500 square feet of retail space and starting next year thousands of new residents to downtown Hayward.