File a Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Delegation Form

You must submit your CPO Delegation form to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
A delegation, amendment or revocation will not take effect until this form has been filed with our office.

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Appointing a CPO for File a Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Delegation Form

A local jurisdiction that wishes to use Chapter 30B’s request for proposals (RFP) process to procure supplies or services ($50,000 or more) must appoint a CPO. 

A CPO can also be responsible for all activities related to buying, leasing, renting or otherwise acquiring supplies or services for all departments regardless of the contract value.

CPO Delegations of Purchasing Authority for File a Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Delegation Form

Section 19 of Chapter 30B authorizes a local governmental body’s CPO to delegate their procurement powers and duties. CPO delegations should be made to a position(s)/job title(s) (e.g., library director or school business manager) and not to an individual employee. This CPO delegation may be specific or limited. 

Note: The CPO may delegate powers related to M.G.L. c. 30B using only the CPO Delegation form. Please complete and sign a separate delegation form for each position/job title receiving a delegation.

How to submit File a Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Delegation Form

You can download and mail the form to:

Office of the Inspector General
One Ashburton Place
Room 1311
Boston, MA 02108

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See The Chapter 30B Manual: Procuring Supplies, Services and Real Property for additional information on the role of a CPO.

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