September 2, 2014 > City of Hayward News
City of Hayward News
Submitted By City of Hayward
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The recent Napa earthquake provided a stark reminder to all Bay Area residents of the importance of emergency preparedness. The Hayward Fire Department offers a range ofÊhelpful tips and resourcesÊto help you and your family prepare for when disaster strikes.
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Passeio do Vinho
More than 400 participants, including Portugal's Consul General, turned out on August 16 for the second annual Passeio do Vinho downtown Hayward wine stroll. The second installment of the event was a rousing success replete with food, art, music and of course, a wide array of varietals. Special thanks to all of our participating businesses and volunteers who helped to create such a wonderful experience for all attendees. We're already looking forward to next year!
The far-right lane of Mission Blvd. between B and D streets has converted to a parking lane. City staff will be evaluating the change following implementation to ensure smooth traffic operation.
Beat the Drought
Mandatory water restrictions are currently in place in the City of Hayward as California struggles to navigate the worst drought in recent memory. But saving water can be easy, and we've compiled a number of tips and resources to help you do it. Check out our water conservation page at: http://www.hayward-ca.gov/waterconservation/ for more information on rebates for water efficient toilets and appliances, free water conserving fixtures and much more.
Tip-a-Cop to raise money for the Special Olympics
What's better than BBQ? Not much, really. But there's something to be said for having it served to you by a police officer, especially when they're really diligent about refilling your glass of iced tea. And if this dream scenario raises money for the Special Olympics, (which it does!) how could you pass it up? Join the Hayward Police Department at Famous Dave's Barbecue (790 W. Winton Ave) on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 6-9 p.m. for Tip-A-Cop. Visit http://ow.ly/i/6BOzk/original for details.
Hayward Assistant City Manager Earns International Accreditation
Kelly McAdoo, HaywardÕs Assistant City Manager since 2010, has joined an elite group of distinguished public sector executives, recently achieving the International City/County Management Association's (ICMA) Credentialed Manager designation. The distinction is held by fewer than 70 public sector managers in the entire state of California, (one of whom is HaywardÕs City Manager, Fran David).
Hayward recognized for innovative street repaving technology
Hayward keeps on innovating! This time, the City has been recognized by the League of California Cities, the California State Association of Counties and the County Engineers Association of California for using an innovative, environmentally friendly pavement reconstruction process called "Cold In-Place Recycling." The City eliminated approximately 364,000 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions with the process and cut construction time by nearly 65%. Oh, and it's both stronger and more cost effective too!
September 11 candlelight vigil
A candlelight vigil in memory of those lost in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 11 at the site of the future 9/11 Memorial, 22738 Mission Blvd., Hayward (corner of Mission & D St). For details, visit: http://hayward-ca.gov/NEWS/2014/Hayward%20911%20Memorial%20Vigil%20Flyer-Final.pdf