City Council Closed Session MeetingVirtual Meeting Add to Calendar
City Council responsible for the legislative function of the City, such as reviewing public policies and adopting policies responsive to the community. All the council members serve at large, which means that each member represents the entire city.
There is a public comment section at the beginning of every closed session meeting where the public is invited to attend and provide feedback and comments on items on the agenda. The rest of the closed session meeting is a closed meeting and is not open to the public. Regular City Council meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted.
What is on the agenda for tonight? Want to learn more? Check out the full agenda for tonight below.
Assistance will be provided to those requiring accommodations for disabilities in compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act of 1990. Interested persons must request accommodation at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting by contacting the City Clerk at (510) 583-4400 or TDD (510) 247-3340. If you require translation services during the meeting, please contact the Office of the City Clerk 48 hours in advance of the meeting using the contact information above.
How to submit written Public Comment:
- Use eComment on the City's Meeting & Agenda Center webpage at https://hayward.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx. eComments are directly sent to the iLegislate application used by City Council and City staff. Comments received before 3:00 p.m. the day of the meeting will be exported into a report, distributed to the City Council and staff, and published on the City's Meeting & Agenda Center under Documents Received After Published Agenda. eComments received after 3:00 p.m. through the adjournment of the meeting will be included as a part of the meeting record and published the following day.
- Send an email to List-Mayor-Council@hayward-ca.gov by 3:00 p.m. the day of the meeting. Please identify the Agenda Item Number in the subject line of your email. Emails will be compiled into one file, distributed to the City Council and staff, and published on the City's Meeting & Agenda Center under Documents Received After Published Agenda.
How to provide spoken Public Comment during the City Council Meeting:
To make a live public comment, please see the published agenda for Zoom meeting details. Use the “Raise Your Hand” function when the Public Comment section is indicated by the Mayor. Learn more on the City Clerk's webpage.