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Trainings and Seminars
Bidding Basics Online Course
Introductory online course available at no cost and covers the legal requirements for the procurement of contracts by local governmental bodies for supplies, services and real property under M.G.L. c.30B
OIG Trainings and Seminars
See a complete list of training offered by the Office of the Inspector General
MA Procurement Code 30B Manual
MA Certified Public Procurement Official (MCPPO) Program Information
About the Inspector General's Office
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has extensive information and programs on Chapter 30B to assist local governments to ensure compliance in their procurement procedures when contracting for supplies, services and real property. Please use the following links and other resources on this page for more information.
Enacted in 1990, Chapter 30B of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Uniform Procurement Act, establishes uniform procedures for local governments to use when contracting for supplies, services, and real property.
General Procurement Information
Drafting an Invitation for Bid Document and Request for Proposals
If you in the process of drafting an Invitiation for Bid and or a Request for Proposals, please look here to view the Guide to Drafting Effective Invitation for Bids and Request for Proposals.
MLS & MHEC Contact Information
(866) 627-7228 ext. 130
(866) 627-7228 ext. 119
Chris Raymond, Interim Library Contract Manager
Rika Monzillo, Sr. Contract Manager