Office of the Inspector General

To further enhance transparency and ethics in the Town of Oyster Bay, Supervisor Joseph Saladino and members of the Town Board created the position of Inspector General. The Inspector General is responsible for overseeing the Town’s contracting processes; standardizing the Town’s purchasing and contract administration; monitoring compliance with all applicable procurement guideline policies and requirements of federal, state and local laws; providing technical expertise to ensure all contracts, requests for proposals and bid solicitations are posted on the Town’s website; and expanding the Town’s access to municipal and state electronic systems to verify the qualifications and standing of potential contractors.

The Inspector General has the authority to examine the records of all Town departments and make any examinations as he or she may deem to be best for our Town. The Inspector General also has full authority to examine the workings of each department with respect to contracts and all Town accounts, and will report their findings to the Town Board as well as work closely with the Board of Ethics. The position has subpoena power and is structured as its own department in Town Government.

To contact the Office of the Inspector General, please email