Missouri GIS Advisory Committee Minutes – May 13, 2004
Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 9:05 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Members and Attendees
Gary Beahan (Dep’t of Economic Development)excused
Jeff Haney (Dep’t of Revenue)present
Chair Tony Spicci (Dep’t of Conservation)present
Jeff Schloss (Dep’t of Natural Resources)present
Debbie Briedwell (Dep’t of Health and Senior Services)present
Arnold Williams (Dep’t of Transportation)present
Vice-chair Ryan Lanclos (Dep’t of Agriculture)excused
Jeff Falter (State Emergency Management Agency)excused
Bobbie Sue Koelling (Dep’t of Elementary and Secondary Education)present
Michelle Carey (City of Kansas City)excused (military duty)
Ray Fox (USGS/MCMC)present
Gary Mook (EastWestGateway)present
Kevin Kuhlmann (Village of Innsbrook)excused
Elizabeth Cook (USDA-NRCS)present
JamesLaScala(City of Liberty)excused
Stephen Daw (Missouri Mappers Association)absent
Secretary David Drum (MOREnet)present
(City of Jefferson)vacant
Jennifer Peterson (City Utilities of Springfield)absent
Mark Duewell (MSDIS)
Kathleen Knudson (Dep’t of Transportation)
Steve Marsh (Jackson County)
Helen Stewart (State Emergency Management Agency) (proxy for Jeff Falter)
Diane True (MORAP)
Approval of the Minutes
April minutes available on the web site, printout available. No corrections. Minutes were approved by motion (Ray Fox), second (Jeff Schloss), and vote.
Tony Spicci: changes were sent out twice, any questions? Comments from Jeff Schloss about including specific months in the by-laws: for specificity or to move everything back a month? Response from Tony. Motion to approve (David Drum), second (Helen Stewart), approved by vote.
MGISAC booth at MAGIC Symposium and GIS Day at the Capitol.
Data DevelopmentRay Fox
Passed out a draft of topics to cover at July 8th meeting in Rolla. Explanation. Discussion. Plan on a three hour Data Development meeting. MGISAC meeting will follow.
Education and OutreachRyan Lanclos
Tony Spicci: MGISAC conference coming up February 2005. Time to start volunteering; see Ryan. Discussion. Planning for Tan-Tar-A location.
GIS Data PolicyTim Haithcoat/Jim LaScala
Tim: Hoping to use Open Data Consortium Model Data Distribution Policy as a starting point. Will send out to committee. Discussion.
GIT ArchitectureTim Haithcoat
Tony Spicci: the GIT discipline meeting occurs the first and third Wednesdays. Jeff Haney finishing the FIT matrix to go out soon. Discussion aboutArcGIS9.x inclusion. Addressing standard being reviewed by data management group. Discussion. Jeff Schloss noted that the document on the MGISAC web site with the standards review process previously approved by the Committee needs to be updated to reflect changes imposed by the Missouri Adaptive Enterprise Architecture review and approval process.
Homeland SecurityTony Spicci
FEMA held kickoff meeting for Homeland Security User Group in Kansas City. Well-attended, about 60 people from Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and other states. Three modules are available for hazardous materials, flood, wind, earthquake. Need Spatial Analyst extension to use, and up to 80GB of storage for generic data. Not sure where user group will go. Tony and MSDIS will continue involvement.HomeSecGIS grant has not been funded. Looking into why. Next HS subcommittee meeting the 21st but Tony cannot attend. Will arrange for someone else to chair.
Local GovernmentSteve Marsh, Gary Mook
Steve: Presented Missouri Addressing Standard in MAGIC session. Seemed like some interest, but most questions specific to how Jackson County was going to implement. Local Gov’t survey is up and receiving results. Probably worthwhile to pick a day and have Local Gov’t folks meet in Columbia or Jeffersion City and discuss.
Have submitted all nominations received so far. Have three new in addition to existing committee members.
Strategic PlanningTony Spicci
Review tasks in annual work plan. Report to Tony in two weeks.
Partnership proposal funding decisions have not been made. CAP grant proposal out now, due back June 4th. Tim Haithcoat has TED Extract for Missouri.
GIS Merit System PositionsJeff Schloss
No new positions, same as last report. GIS Analyst register open through May 25th.
Tony Spicci: no report
Meeting May 27th, call for nominations open, welcome volunteers.
Have been working on update of public lands in metropolitan areas (St. Louis and Kansas City).
Lots of activity apparent on listserv. Annual meeting coming up. Annual meeting will focus on state efforts with federal agencies; mid-year meeting will be in Washington, DC. Both conferences growing; blistering amount of Federal activity. Ray Fox: state model for coordination draft document from Larry Zink. The Data Coordination meeting is modeled after Nebraska’s I-Team meetings. Tony: final document should be out soon.
Comments from Gerry Wethington about web site. Discussion, drifting from OIT matters. Tom Stokes: Gerry asking about training and certification effort. Discussion. GIS Training and Certification subcommittee established; chaired by Tom Stokes, populated by Tony Spicci, Debbie Briedwell, Bobbie Koelling, Mark Duewell.
Mark Duewell: submitted a partnership grant; waiting on word. Submitting a CAP grant; having discussion with IATS to move servers to MU Telecomm Building for backup and security. Having a discussion withMOREnetabout commonalities and synergies, will revisit over coming months. Looking to create a geospatial training center. Discussion. Job posting page up; MSDIS web site being updated.
ESRI State Purchasing Agreement
Debbie Briedwell: where is this in the process, is it too late to discuss? Exchange between Tony Spicci and Debbie. Request from Debbie to have Tony and ESRI talk to a new person in her department who has worked with software licensing before. Discussion. Tony: if you have concerns, write them out, explain them, and send them to him who will forward them to Gerry and Gary Eggen.
Tony Spicci: Two training classes coming up: one opening in Geodatabases I, cost approx. $1000. Four openings in Geodatabases II Thurs/Fri of next week. Two openings in GPS class 5/25-27, cost approx. $700. Does anyone have familiarity with Adrisi software? What formats will it accept?
David Drum: addendum to Communications report: www.mgisac.org site added to State search engine; anyone coming to www.mo.gov searching for GIS terms should get results from www.mgisac.org.
Liz Cook: FSA has decided not to publish common land units on MSDIS.
Steve Marsh: how did GIS Day at the Capitol go? Discussion.
Tim Haithcoat: event on June 17th
Jeff Schloss: ESRI FGDC metadata style sheet is missing several important fields, FYI.
Debbie Briedwell: School XY data layer available.
Diane True:ArcGIS9 rollout last Tuesday, Geodatabases are not backwards compatible from 9 -> 8! Discussion about incompatibility woes.
Announcement of Next Meeting
June 10th, 2004 at Missouri Dep’t of Conservation Employees Credit Union Conference Room
Adjourned at 11:28 a.m.