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The OIG has an extensive Chapter 30B program to assist local governments.

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If you have a question on Chapter 30B, please review the OIG's written materials or contact the Chapter 30B team. The OIG's Chapter 30B team is trained in public procurement and can advise you on interpreting, analyzing and applying the provisions of the law.

How to request Get procurement assistance

To consult a Chapter 30B team member regarding a Chapter 30B matter please call 617-722-8838.

The Chapter 30B line is not intended to be a source of legal advice.  Please direct questions regarding procurement matters in litigation or in anticipation of litigation to your legal counsel. Telephone assistance is available five days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You may submit questions or information by email to, however, the OIG does not issue email responses.  In the email, please include a telephone number where you can be reached and, if appropriate, the OIG can provide a verbal acknowledgment or response.

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The OIG has printed guidance, including The Chapter 30B Manual, a step-by-step resource for achieving best value procurements.  Also, the OIG produces many guides and advisories on specific topics.  Periodically, the OIG issues a Procurement Bulletin, which provides information on current issues and other developments of interest to procurement officials. The OIG offers training on many related topics through its Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Officials (MCPPO) program.

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