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By Miriam Lens
Commission, committee, task force vacancies
-- The City of Hayward seeks individuals interested in serving Hayward. We currently have openings on the following: Community Services Commission (8 potential vacancies); Council Economic Development Committee (1 vacancy); Downtown Hayward Business Improvement Area Advisory Board (2 vacancies, 1 potential vacancy); Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force (KHC>F) (7 vacancies); Library Commission (2 vacancies, 1 potential vacancy); Personnel Commission (No vacancies); and, Planning Commission (no vacancies).
Appointees to these bodies serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council. Prospective applicants must reside within the Hayward city limits and be registered voters.
Applicants for the Downtown Business Improvement Area Advisory Board do not need to live in Hayward; however, they must own a business in the Downtown Business Improvement Area of Hayward and pay assessments.
Applicants for the Council Economic Development Committee must be residents of Hayward, own/operate a business in Hayward, be senior management at a corporate business in Hayward or be formally affiliated with and represent another entity or agency concerned with economic development in the City of Hayward.
Individuals appointed to the Planning Commission, Community Services Commission, Council Economic Development Committee or Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force will need to file a Fair Political Practices Commission Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700).
Interested individuals can apply online at www.hayward-ca.gov, obtain applications from the Office of the City Clerk, 777 B Street, Hayward, California 94541 or call (510) 583-4400.
The City is hosting a Community Engagement Open House on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at City Hall, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., to provide more information about our various Boards, Commissions, Committees and Task Force.
The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, July 11, 2013, 5:00 p.m. Interviews with the City Council are scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Qualified Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force applicants will be required to interview with the Task Force Panel on Wednesday, July 17, 2013.