Public Information Office

The Public Information Office oversees the District's development, maintenance, coordination, and communication of public information. The Office is under the direction of the General Manager.
For more information about the Public Information Office, please contact the District Administration Office for assistance.


SDLF Transparency Cling 2022 

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to Hayward Area Recreation & Park District

Hayward, CA — Hayward Area Recreation & Park District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence from the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.    

“This award is a testament to Hayward Area Recreation & Park District’s commitment to open government,” said James Wheeler, General Manager. “Our staff is to be commended for their contributions that empower the public with information and facilitate engagement and oversight.” To receive the award, Hayward Area Recreation & Park District demonstrated the completion of essential governance transparency requirements, including conducting ethics training for all board members, properly conducting open and public meetings, and filing financial transactions and compensation reports to the State Controller in a timely manner. 

Compliance with the Ralph M. Brown ActHARD Board of Directors By-Laws
Public Records Request ActPublic Records Request Policy

Public Records Request Form
Reimbursement PolicyDistrict Travel and Expense Policy
Conflict of Interest PolicyCertification Conflict of Interest Code
Financial Reserve Policy
HARD Reserve Policy
Enabling ActAlameda County Enabling Act
State Controller's - Reported Board and Staff member compensationBoard and Staff Member Compensation
State Controller's - Special District Financial Data
State Controller's - Financial Data
State Controller's - Financial Transaction Report
State Controller's Financial Transaction Report
Board Reimbursement Overview
The Fiscal Year 2022 - Board Reimbursements 
Election/Appointment Procedures and Deadlines
Official Election Site of Alameda County 
Current Alameda County Elected Officials
Election Site of Alameda County - Elected Officials