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township

(1) Primarily in the northeast, a jurisdictional and geographical area within a county. (2) A division within the public land survey system.

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While the case has been in and out of the court system since 2010, this is the first time that the Anderson Township Board of Trustees has appealed a decision.
The High Office of Oversight and Anti-Corruption says most townships have been built on the basis of "fake documents".
Smaller government entities, specifically townships, are an asset to Ohio and should remain in their current state without forced consolidation.
Center Township of Marion County was the largest with more than 163,500 people.
Gary Judson, an Emo councillor who chairs the township's biomass waste recovery committee, says "the township is looking for a proven successful method of handling waste.
At the end of the eighteenth century life in these townships was still dominated by the culture of the woollen clothier, as it had been for over 200 years.
Shapiro insists that he is not outspending the cities and townships he is fighting in court, but neither he nor GM will disclose actual figures for legal expenses.
Despite the different rates of growth, at any one time the population of a county may be concentrated in one or a few townships.
The townships lie at the southern and western portions of the reopened lands.
The Michigan Townships Association is the exclusive legislative and public advocate for Michigan's 1,242 townships and is the foremost source of quality education and information for Michigan's elected and appointed township officials.
Upper Uwchlan, Uwchlan and West Bradford townships, along with eight other Chester County municipalities, are participating in the Chester County Solid Waste Authority's "Processing and Marketing Contract.
TSX VENTURE:SGS)(FRANKFURT:S9G) (the "Corporation" or "Sea Green") announces that it has acquired a 100% interest in 17 mining claims (comprising a total of 86 units) in the Ontario townships of Kidd, Wark, Carnegie and Prosser.