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In a government survey, a square tract of land six miles on each side, constituting thirty-six square miles. In some states, the name given to the political subdivision of a county.



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After two years of asking for a good faith dialogue, filing this lawsuit was the Township's last resort in an effort to require Visteon to keep its promises to our community," said Van Buren Township Supervisor Linda Combs.
The trustees are joined in their appeal by the Ohio Township Association and the Coalition of Large Ohio Urban Townships.
He mentioned that the township has used less salt than previous year, which wouldn't be much of a surprise, even though Milite explained why.
He insisted the municipality would not allow the construction of a township without its permission and production of land ownership documents.
In essence, Walters agreed to pay for the preservation of approximately 1,500 additional acres of land in the Pinelands, and Stafford Township expanded that commitment with its agreement to purchase another 570 acres to be preserved.
Seven townships had more than 100,000 residents in 2005, four of which were in Marion County.
The German Township Police Department found itself fortunate in that it needed to create or revise relatively few policies; when doing so, the department found that involving officers in this process proved very beneficial, both drawing upon a wealth of knowledge and experience and further garnering commitment to the accreditation process.
Some township residents were not pleased by the effort.
The Emo project has garnered interest from other townships in the area as well, adds Judson.
Clothier-dominated township meetings, for instance, could control the flow of public land into private hands.
During the hearing, Leo Goldstein, the attorney hired by Delta Township, complained about GM's legal firepower.
The township is located in affluent Bergen County and encompasses 4.