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Procurement

We buy the highest quality products for the City at the lowest possible price. Our department selects vendors through public bidding and processes purchase orders and contracts.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Starting February 24, 2024 the Procurement Department will be remote until April while under construction. Paper bids can be time stamped and dropped off in Room 809.

  • The supplier portal will be unavailable on Thursdays from 5 - 6 p.m. due to regular maintenance.


You can find information about all open bids and RFPs on the Bids and RFPs webpage:

Bids and RFPS

Vendor Support

If you have any questions related to your vendor account or want to become a supplier with the City, Vendor Support is open Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET at 617-961-1058 or at vendor.questions@boston.gov.

NEW! The Vendor Support team now offers a virtual 2 hour drop-in session on the first Tuesday of each month - 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. EST.

Join Session 

Paper Bid Submission

All paper bids must be time stamped and dropped off in Room 809 Licensing Dept. while our office is under construction.

Schedule an Appointment 

Email purchasing@boston.gov to come to a bid opening or schedule an appointment.

Contact
  • 1 City Hall Square
    Remote
    Boston, MA 02201-2034
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    Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Portal Maintenance

    The supplier portal will be unavailable on Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. due to regular maintenance

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Contact
  • 1 City Hall Square
    Remote
    Boston, MA 02201-2034
  • icon-time
    Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Portal Maintenance

    The supplier portal will be unavailable on Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. due to regular maintenance

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