Links of Interest

  • Operational Services Division (OSD) - OSD administers the procurement process by establishing Statewide Contracts for goods and services that ensure best value, provide customer satisfaction and support the socioeconomic and environmental goals of the Commonwealth and by providing specific operational services.
  • Office of the Inspector General - The Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General is a state watchdog agency. The Office has a broad mandate to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in government. The Office conducts operational and management reviews, analyzes legislation and regulations, provides technical assistance, and conducts civil and criminal investigations. The Office has established a confidential toll-free hotline number -- 800-322-1323 -- and invites calls to report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse in government.
  • State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA) - SOMWBA is an agency within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts helping promote the development of business enterprises and non-profit organizations owned and operated by minorities or women.
  • M.G.L. c. 30B Procurement Laws - M.G.L. c.30B provides the rules and regulations Massachusetts communities must abide by when purchasing supplies and services. Further, it provides the bidding thresholds for the purchase of such goods and/or services
  • M.G.L. c. 30, s39M Procurement Laws - M.G.L. c.30, and s39M provide the rules and regulations Massachusetts communities must abide by when bidding out Public Works (non-building/horizontal) construction related jobs. It further provides the bidding thresholds for the procurement of such jobs.
  • M.G.L. c.149 s44A - 44M Procurement Laws - M.G.L. c.149 provides the rules and regulations Massachusetts communities must abide by when procuring building related repairs (vertical construction) and further provides the bidding thresholds for the procurement of such jobs.