6101 Thirteenth Street
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
September 25, 2023
RE: Request for Qualifications – Local Endorsement for Cannabis Licensing
TOWNSHIP OF HAMILTON
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
FAIR AND OPEN PROCUREMENT PROCESS
The Township of Hamilton is soliciting proposals for endorsement of New Jersey State Cannabis
License applications which are more fully described in the proposal packets available in the
Department of Community Development, Office of Planning and Zoning, Hamilton Township
Municipal Building, 6101 Thirteenth Street, Mays Landing, NJ 08330, and which are available from
said office weekdays between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, telephone number 609-625-0368,
All applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a pre-application meeting to be held at the
Township of Hamilton Municipal Building, Conference Room A, 1601 Thirteenth Street, Mays
Landing, New Jersey 08330 at 1:00 p.m. on October 2, 2023. Those seeking to attend virtually must
send an email request by 4:30 PM on September 29th to the Interim Director of Community
Request for Qualifications - Local Endorsement for Cannabis Licensing
These proposals are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A.
19:44A-20.4 et seq. Sealed responses to these requests are required to be delivered to the Department
of Community Development, Office of Planning and Zoning, Hamilton Township Municipal Building,
6101 Thirteenth Street, Mays Landing, NJ 08330 on or before 1:00 p.m. on October 11th, 2023. The
envelope containing the proposal shall be clearly marked on the outside of the sealed envelope to show
the New Jersey State Cannabis License Applications for which the proposal is submitted, i.e. (Local
Endorsement for Cannabis Licensing, Class __) as listed above. Faxed or emailed proposals will be
At the designated time and place for the receipt of proposals, the Director of Community Development
will publicly open and read the name for all the responses received.
All endorsements pursuant to the fair and open process will be awarded by a majority vote of the
Township Committee at a public meeting.
Applicants must select one, and only one zone for which they are applying to, any applicant submitting
a general application or multi-zone application shall be automatically denied.
Persons awarded an endorsement under these procedures are required to comply with the requirements
for Business Entity Disclosure Certification, Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations,
N.J.S.A.10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C.17:27 et seq. Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, P.L. 2004
C19. “The New Jersey Local Unit Pay-to-Play” Law (N.J.S.A. 19:44-A-
20.4 et seq.), New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditure Reporting Act (N.J.S.A.
19:44A-1 et seq.). According to 40A:11-23, the Township is prohibited from receiving bids on
Mondays or any day directly following a State or Federal Holiday. Further information as to these
requirements are contained in the proposal packets available in the Department of Community
Development, Office of Planning and Zoning.