The Parks & Recreation Commission promotes physical education, play, recreation, sport and other programs for people of all ages, as defined by Town Charter Section 3-10.


The Parks & Recreation Commission has five members who are elected to 3-year terms, with an equal number of terms expiring each year as is feasible. Town elections are held annually on the second Saturday of April. Current members include:

James Maher Member 2020
Chuck Dello Iacono  Chair  2021
Jon Briggs Member 2020
Tye Donahue Member 2021 
 Salvatore P. Ledda Vice Chair  2019 


Town boards and committees consist of volunteers who may not be available during business hours. If you need a response during business hours, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department.


The Parks & Recreation Commission meets meets the second Monday of each month. Public meeting dates and times are posted at Town Hall and the Dedham Public Library at least 48 hours before each meeting in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law. Meeting agendas will also be posted on this website.



The Board of Assessors meets on the third Thursday of each month, but not on even-numbered days.