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land grant

A grant of public lands by the government, usually for roads, railroads, or agricultural colleges.

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Instead, they published a notification saying, "The chairman of the Badr municipality urges interested applicants for plots to contact the land grant committee to participate in a draw which will be held during normal working hours.
Westland was formerly called the Town of Atrisco, a community land grant which was the successor to the Spanish Land Grant, called the Atrisco Grant.
Budget Director, Ann Visalli, questioned the university s request of $1 million to match the federal level s 1890 land grant funding came just a year after the agency was awarded $600,000 for land grant funds.
Pursuant to a state statute passed in 1967, the former Town of Atrisco community land grant corporation converted to a for-profit business corporation named Westland Development Co.
The adobe had served as headquarters of El Rancho Simi, a 113,000-acre land grant from Gov.
The area was the northern part of the land grant owned in the 1840s by Swiss pioneer John A.
In 1839, del Valle received the asistencia and the surrounding 46,000 acres of Rancho San Francisco as part of a Spanish land grant.
It was the original headquarters of El Rancho Simi, a 113,000-acre land grant from Gov.
A TIF application is pending for up to $9 million in benefits, as are applications for land grant funding.
Established as a Land Grant University under the Morrill Act in 1862, UMaine was accorded Sea Grant College status by the Federal Government in 1980.
INDI) (OTCBB:IDUL), a leading manufacturer and distributor of communications-related technology and lithium batteries in China, today announced that it has received nearly 14 acres of public land, through a government land grant, enabling the Company to move ahead with an expansion of its battery production in the face of rising customer demand.