Proposals are publicly opened on the date and time specified on the bid notice. The Purchasing Director or other designated individual will preside over the proposal opening. At least one Purchasing Assistant or other designated individual will also attend the proposal opening. There is no formal public opening for RFP proposals. Proposals will be opened individually announcing the name of the company submitting the proposal. There will be no pricing announced at this time. Once all proposals are opened, the proposal opening is concluded.