Missouri GIS Advisory Committee Minutes – August 11, 2005

Missouri GIS Advisory Committee Minutes – August 11, 2005

Call to Order

Meeting called to order at 9:12 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction of Members and Attendees

Ex-Officio Members

Tim Haithcoatpresent
Tom Stokespresent

State Members

Debbie Briedwell (Dep’t of Health and Senior Services)present
Chair Jeff Falter (State Emergency Management Agency)present
Bobbie Sue Koelling (Dep’t of Elementary and Secondary Education)present
Vice-chair Ryan Lanclos (Dep’t of Agriculture)excused
Terry Libbert (Dep’t of Social Services)present
Eric Maness (Missouri National Guard)absent
Jeff Schloss (Dep’t of Natural Resources)present
Tony Spicci (Dep’t of Conservation)present (proxy for Ryan Lanclos)
Mike Sutherland (Rep. 99th District)absent
Arnold Williams (Dep’t of Transportation)present

Cooperating Members

Elizabeth Cook (USDA-NRCS)present
Secretary David Drum (MOREnet)present
Mike Duncan (St. Louis County Dep’t of Planning)absent
Ray Fox (USGS/MCMC)excused
Michael Gawedzinski (Whiteman AFB)present
Dawn Hilderbrand (City of Kansas City)excused
Pam Kelrick (City of Kirksville, Adair Co.)present
Curtis Koons (Cass County)absent
Kevin Kuhlmann (Village of Innsbrook)present
JamesLaScala(City of Liberty)excused
Steve Marsh (Jackson County)present (proxy for JimLaScala)
Gary Mook (EastWestGateway)present
Greg Resz (City of Jefferson)present
Kim Swisher (Missouri Mappers Association)absent
Diane True (MoRAP)excused

Other Attendees

Clayton Blodgett (MORAP) (proxy for Diane True)
Mark Duewell (MSDIS)

PresentationGIT ArchitectureTim Haithcoat

GIT Architecture presentation given andcurrent standards list distributed. Discussion.

Approval of the Minutes

July minutes on the web site. Motion from Tony Spicci to approve minutes, second from Steve Marsh, approved by vote.

Subcommittee Reports

By-lawsJeff Falter

No Report

CommunicationsDavid Drum

Review of MGISAC-ALL mailing list creation intent, lack of subscribers and traffic, who can and should post to which list. Discussion. Motion from Steve Marsh to combine lists, seconded by Tony Spicci, approved by vote.

Data DevelopmentRay Fox/Jeff Schloss

Met August 1 by teleconference, not well attended. Did complete some work, have action items. Looking for education materials for technical contacts atRPCs. Ray will get that information to Nathan Mattox. Identifying technical contacts to meet with them on August 30. Next meeting sometime in early October.

Education and OutreachRyan Lanclos

August 12 is GIS Day at the State Fair.

GIS Data PolicyTim Haithcoat

No Report

GIS Training & CertificationTom Stokes

No Report

GIT ArchitectureTim Haithcoat

Discussion about presentation.

Homeland Securityvacant

Jeff Falter: no chair yet pending outcome of elections. Discussion of Governor’s Homeland Security Task Force.

Local GovernmentSteve Marsh/Greg Resz

Meeting today after main meeting. Spoke with ? at MMA who will be the new MGISAC MMA Liaison. Possibility of Local Government activity at MAGIC in April.

NominationsTom Stokes

Correction about proxies on election announcement. Helen Stewart unable to attend to assist with election. Tim Haithcoat will serve as election tally substitute. Discussion of how to break ties. Motion from Tony Spicci to have Ex Officios vote during the main vote, indicating Ex Officio status on the ballot, to be used as the tiebreaker only if necessary. Seconded by Kevin Kuhlmann. Motion approved by vote. Recap of declined nominations. Recap of how absentee votes would be used in the case of a runoff.

Strategic PlanningPam Kelrick

Meeting today after Local Government subcommittee meeting. Will hold final discussion of Annual Report draft. Will begin work on 05-06 Work Plan. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Liaison Reports

Federal/NRCSLiz Cook

No Report

Federal/USGSRay Fox

No Report

ITABJeff Falter/Tony Spicci

No Report

MACOGDoug Hermes

No Report

MAGICTim Haithcoat

Next meeting August 25 in Kansas City at the Missouri Department of Conservation Discovery Center. Call for papers for Symposium.

MORAPDiane True

August 23 Technical meeting reminder. Land Use/Land Cover should be delivered at that meeting.

MMAKim Swisher

Jeff Falter: Hopefully we will have a new MMA Liaison in a couple months. Discussion about Surdex presentation at MMA conference. Discussion aboutNAIP05.

NSGICTony Spicci

Thanks for contributing to the state summary. A draft will be distributed shortly for review. Who are the data stewards for different data? Orthoimagery: Liz Cook. Elevation: Chris Barnett. Boundary: Diane True. Geodedic Control: not applicable. Transportation: Arnold Williams. Hydrology: Scott Sowa. Cadastral: Bob Norris. Annual meeting in September in Rochester. Met with NGA (Dan Cotter) to increase efficiency in GIS. How NGA collects data, roles. Imagery for the Nation proposal for Federal funding forDOQsevery three years.

ITSDTom Stokes

Dan Ross supportive of GIO position but does not have a position available. Will have to appoint someone to take on that responsibility. Would like a list of candidates from MGISAC. Discussion. Please submit potential roles and responsibilities for GIO to Tom. Geospatial Projects Compendium looks really good, would like to see some state agencies’ project listed. Jeff F: Dan knows what the GIO duties will be, doesn’t know how much time is involved.

Missouri GIS ConferenceRyan Lanclos/Tony Spicci

No Report

MSDIS Activities

Lot of data loaded; NAIP coming up. Attended ESRI User Conference. Attended MMA Conference; presented, staffed booth. Very impressed by content. GTC finished USGS CAP training. Laptops now available for remote training. Long range training schedule being devised.

November Meeting Location

Tony S: MDC Telecheck taking over conference room, will send details of alternate locations. Jeff F: possibility of holding meeting in other parts of the state. Discussion.

ESRI Contract

Tom S: met with ESRI. Proposal for unlimited licenses for 3-5 years if maintenance kept current on existing licenses. Would almost double current cost. In 3-5 years licenses in use would become the base for maintenance costs. Jeff F: Purchasing discussion now. Discussion.


Call for nominations from the floor for Chair, Vice-chair, and Secretary made three times. Motion to close nominations from Steve Marsh, seconded by Michael Gawedzinski, approved by vote. Ballots distributed. Results: every candidate received at least one vote and there were no ties.FY06chair: Jeff Falter.FY06Vice-chair: Ryan Lanclos.FY06Secretary: David Drum.

Round Table

Tony S: is NRCS upgrading to Arc 9.1? Liz C: not imminent.
Pam K: Outlined funding options for larger statewide projects. Conclusion: need to focus on a project and bring GIS in through the back door.
Terry L: Meeting with Meramec RPC this afternoon. Anything pertaining to grants?
Bobbie K: Have software available to check web pages for ADA/508 compliance.
Arnold W: Have 5CDsof newest road layer.
Tim H: Have extrastandards handouts.

Announcement of Next Meeting

September 8, 2005 at the MDC Employee Credit Union


Adjourned at 12:07 p.m.



Comments are closed.