Select Board

The Office of the Town Manager/Select Board provides essential services to the community. A list of those services can be found here

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Select Board Vision

“Needham is a safe and welcoming town that people are proud to call home, where neighbors care, respect differences, and contribute to the global community.”


  • 6 p.m.
  • Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month, except:
    • Only July 25, 2023
    • Only August 15, 2023
    • Second Wednesday and fourth Tuesday of April, annually

Each regular Select Board meeting begins with an opportunity for public comment, in accordance with Select Board Policy SB-ADMIN-006. While not required, residents are encouraged to call the Select Board’s Office at 781-455-7500, ext. 205 in advance to allow the Select Board to better respond to the topic of concern.

All meetings are open to the public.


The Select Board consists of five individuals elected for staggered three year terms.

Select Board Orientation Guide

The Select Board orientation guide can be found here.

Email Notification

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