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MethodList NameDescription
Board of Selectmen AgendasSign up here if you would like to be notified of new Needham Board of Selectmen Agendas.
Building DepartmentSign up to receive announcements for Building Department information.
Conflict of Interest Committee Email
Downtown Improvement/Streetscapes ProjectSign up to receive updates related to the Downtown Improvement/Streetscapes Project
EVERSOURCE Vegetation Update
Facilities Working GroupSign up to receive meeting notifications and other related documentation relating to the Facilities Master Plan and the Facilities Working Group.
Field StatusSign up here to be notified of field status updates.
Green Communities Study Committee
Hot TopicsSign up to be notified of additions and changes made to the HOT TOPICS section of the website. Stay up to date on HOT TOPICS.
Large House Study Committee
Library Notes & EventsSign up for notification of the online posting of the library's newsletter, Library Notes and a reminder of select library events.
Medical MarijuanaSign up to find out information about Medical Marijuana Facilities in Needham
Park & Recreation Rosemary Pool ProjectStay up to date on the status of Rosemary Pool Project Meetings
Planning Board AgendasSign up to receive notifications of new Planning Board Agendas
Planning Board Legal NoticesSign up to receive notification of Planning Board Legal Notices
Police & Fire Public Safety FacilitiesSubscribe to this list to be notified of new information regarding the proposed new Police and Fire Safety Facilities.
Public Facilities
Recreation InformationSign up to receive announcements for recreation information.
Registered Marijuana DispensarySign up to be notified of public hearings which may be scheduled related to Registered Marijuana Dispensaries within the Town of Needham.
Road ConstructionStay up to date on Road Construction & Projects
Solid Waste & Recycling Advisory CommitteeSign up to receive meeting notifications and other related documentation relating to the Recycling and Transfer Station.
TGIF Park & Recreation
Town Meeting MembersSign up here if you would like to be notified when new materials related to Town Meeting are posted to our website.
Trail InformationSign up here if you would like to be notified about Needham Trail Steward opportunities and upcoming trail clean up events.
Youth Services ListservJoin the Youth Services Listserv to keep up-to-date regarding programs for youth, parents, and families.

Bid Postings

MethodList NameDescription
Bids for Architectural, Design and Engineering ServicesThis category includes notices for architectural, designing and engineering services. Examples may include design (architectural, interior, landscape, lighting), engineer (civil, electrical, mechanical, structural, traffic), and related specialties (corrosion, environmental, geotechnical, land or urban planning).
Bids for Building Construction Services (Chapter 149)This category includes bid notices for building, altering, repairing, improving or demolishing public buildings or other improvements to public real property.
Bids for Commodities, Equipment & ServicesThis category includes notices for most supplies and materials procured by Town departments except for those specifically listed separately. Examples may include building maintenance/repair, electrical, fuel, hardware, hose, irrigation, janitorial, laboratory, library, lighting, medical, office, paper, plumbing, police, and safety, and tools & equipment. This category also includes notices for consultants and service providers EXCEPT architectural, designing, and engineering. Examples of services may include accounting, financial, insurance, legal, management, medical, organizational /training, psychological, public art, real estate, etc. This category includes notices for goods and services related to the operation of the public works. Areas may include equipment maintenance, highways, parks and forestry, sanitation, water, and wastewater. Examples of goods may include generators, industrial, laboratory, mowers, playground, pumps, shop machinery and tools, street light fixtures, repair parts for machinery, and equipment. Examples of services may include hazardous waste removal/disposal, laboratory, pest control, plant operating equipment, tree maintenance, and vehicle contractors such as snow plowing, etc. This category also includes bid notices for all vehicle types and heavy power equipment. Examples include automobiles, earthmoving/ grading, firefighting apparatus, police, refuse packers, light/medium/heavy duty trucks and repair vehicles. (new and a consolidation of multiple categories effective 05/15/2009).
Bids for Public Works Projects (Chapter 30 Section 39M)This category includes bid notices for public works "horizontal” construction, renovation, and/or other improvement projects. Examples may include highways, roads, streets, sidewalks, and bridges; underground utilities, waterworks, and wastewater; public parks, trails, and playing fields; other public works projects.
Bids Issued by the Needham Public SchoolsThis category includes invitation for bids or proposals issued by the Needham Public Schools through the School Administration Office (new category 06/13/2008).
Disposal of Governmental Surplus Property - Excluding Real PropertyThis category includes public auctions or announcements surplus supplies, equipment, materials, with an estimated value of $5,000 or more. Examples of items that may be included in public auction are: furniture and equipment, vehicles, heavy equipment, bikes and other miscellaneous town property.
Real EstateThis includes bid notices for leases, purchase or sale of real property. Examples may include short-or long-term leases of grounds, facilities, operating agreements, unimproved land or land with improvements (buildings) owned by the Town that are available to the public for purchase or lease.
Request for Quotes

Government Jobs

MethodList NameDescription
Building and Land Use ManagementThis category includes positions at all staffing levels performing duties in the Buidling, Planning, Conservation Departments and the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Community ServicesThis category includes positions at all staffing levels performing duties related to Library, Parks & Recreation, Health Department, Council on Aging, Veterans Services, and Youth Services.
Contributory Retirement Board
Council on Aging
Emergency Management Program
Engineering Division
Finance DepartmentThis category includes postions at all staffing levels performing duties in the following departments: Accounting, Assessors, Collector/Treasurer, Finance, Information Technology.
Fire Administration
Health and Human Services - Aging Division
Health and Human Services - Public Health Division
Information Technology Center
ManagerialThis category has positions at the exempt and supervisory level.
Park and Recreation Department
Planning and Community Development
ProfessionalThese are positions classified as mid-level management positions. Some positions under this category may have supervisory responsibilties and others may be part of a collective bargaining unit.
Public FacilitiesThis category includes positions at all staffing levels performing duties related to maintenance, skilled trades, construction and renovations for all Town owned buildings.
Public Facilities Department, Design & Constr. Div
Public Health Department
Public SafetyThis category includes positions at all staffing levels performing duties related to Fire and Police Departments excluding Civil Service postions.
Public WorksThis category includes positions at all staffing levels performing duties related to Public Works (Administration, Engineering, Garage, Highway, Parks & Forest, Recycling and Transfer Station, Water & Sewer).
Seasonal / TemporaryThis category includes seasonal and/or temporary positions throughout the Town excluding the School Department.
Town Clerk
Town Manager and Personnel/Benefits AdministrationThis category includes postions at all staffing levels performing duties in Office of the Town Manager and Personnel/Benefits Administration.
Youth Services

News Flash

MethodList NameDescription
News from Town Manager/Select Board
Public Facilities Construction


MethodList NameDescription
Memorial Park Trustees Sign Board
Needham Contributory Retirement System
Public Meetings Calendar
Town Manager

Agenda Center

MethodList NameDescription
Board of Assessors Agendas
Downtown Streetscapes Working Group
Technology Advisory BoardTechnology Advisory Board Agendas and Minutes