Parks and Recreation Commission

Parks and Recreation Commission
c/o Parks and Recreation Department
75 Mill Plain Road
Fairfield, CT 06824


The Parks and Recreation Commission consults with the Parks & Recreation director and makes recommendations to the Town Bodies regarding policies for the planning, development and use of the Town's Parks & Recreation programs and facilities.


The Parks and Recreation Commission generally meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm both in-person at the Eunice Postol Recreation Center, 75 Mill Plain Road, and via Conference Call Bridge. All schedules and locations are subject to change. Please check the Town Meetings Calendar for cancellations or location changes.

About the Parks and Recreation Commission

Term Length:  Five Years (Two Term Limit)
# of Members:  Nine
Appointing Body:  Eight Appointed by Board of Selectmen, One Appointed by Board of Education
Party Balance Required?:  Yes
Defined In:  Town Charter - Article X

Powers and Duties

The Parks and Recreation Commission shall be the policy-making body for the Parks and Recreation Department, shall together with the First Selectman supervise the Director of Parks and Recreation, and shall assist in establishing requirements and qualifications for personnel needed for the Department.

Member Listing 

# Name (Party) Title Term
1 Brian J. Nerreau (R) Chair 11/2023 - 11/2028
2 William D. Lewellyn (R)   11/2023 - 11/2028
3 Dylan O'Connor (IT/Independent) Secretary  11/2019 - 11/2024
4 David F. Weber (D)   11/2019 - 11/2024
5 Christopher J. McCoy (R)   11/2020 - 11/2025
 6 VACANT   11/2020 - 11/2025
7 Bridget D. McBride (D) Vice-Chair 11/2021 - 11/2026
8 James Lewis Benton (R)   11/2021 - 11/2026
BOE Jennifer Kennelly (D) Board of Ed Representative