distribute the vendors responses (could be up to 7-8) to the Region’s RFP to all Committee members
each member independently reviews all of the proposals and determines if the proposals does or does not address the essential requirements with a simple "Yes", "No", "Not sure"
intent of the Region stage is to reduce the proposals to a workable number (2-4) as future phases will be more time consuming and costly
individual member findings are tabulated.
if member views of the essential requirement of are not unanimous, discussion is necessary
Proposals with one or more "No's" are usually eliminated from further consideration