Missouri GIS Advisory Committee Minutes – July 13, 2006
Department of ConservationCredit Union Building-9:00 am
Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 9:04 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Members and Attendees
Bobbie Sue Koellingpresent
Nathan MattoxUM Extension
Jamie SchieberCustom Meeting Planners
Approval of the Minutes
Minutes of the June meeting are up on the web site. Motion to approve from Tony Spicci, second from Gary Mook, approved by vote.
Request for nominations subcommittee members and chair. Mark DuewellChair, Arnold Williams, Gary Mook. Officer nominations open through the end of July. Ballot will be available August 1 for absentee voters, who may vote until August 9.
State GIO ReportRyan Lanclos
ESRI License Agreement Update: Non-state entities qualify for enterprise license pricing if funding is greater than 50% from the state. State Agency GIS Forum is basically a staff meeting for the GIO and state GIS staff. MOMAP is installed and running for agencies. DOQQ RFI draft is closed and will hopefully go out tomorrow. Spread the word. Responses must be received by August 4. You can still volunteer for the Cadastral Standard workgroup. The Governor’s Homeland Security Advisory Committee asked for another GIS update; no date yet. NOAA/NGS “Creating an Accurate GIS” presentation a possibility. NSGIC dues for Missouri being paid out of GIO office.
Data DevelopmentRay Fox/Jeff Schloss
Jeff S: DOQQ RFI already discussed.
Funding & GrantsPam Kelrick/Ryan Lanclos
Possibility of last-minute money from USGS; proposals submitted, but availability unclear.
Homeland Security/Emergency ManagementTim Haithcoat
waiting for direction. Working on small projects. Will act on HSAC briefing request. Highway Patrol tower mapping project.
Local Government GroupSteve Marsh/Greg Resz
Steve M: regional workshops. Curtis has not responded with a location for the August workshop. Meeting today to decide what to do.
Outreach & EducationMark Duewell/David Drum/Jim LaScala
Mark D: Missouri GIS Conference 2007 (MOGIS07) planning/meetings/emails. Updated annual report draft. MMA conference coming up, booth will be there. Jim L: final day of MMA coincides with our August meeting; should we try to meet there after the conference ends? Gary M: also coincides with ESRI User Conference. Informal show of hands of who is attending the ESRI UC and who could attend a meeting after MMA at the Lake. Discussion. Motion from Tony Spicci to move the August meeting to the MMA conference location if a room is available. Seconded by Steve Marsh. Approved by vote. Tim H: surveyors meeting coming up. Mark D: just got information and will contact committee members. Jim L may attend.
Strategic PlanningPam Kelrick
Meeting today here after lunch. Annual report contributions needed from subcommittee chairs. Will begin updating the strategic plan.
GIT Architecture (MAEA)Tim Haithcoat
Cadastral standard: pulled Arkansas standard apart. DNR and State Tax Commission are participating on accuracy. Parcel ID number introduction/migration issue. Cookbook for beginning parcel mapping. Hoping to create some funding mechanisms. Social Services/Mental Health Children’s database/data warehouse input. Compare Oracle,DB2, MS SQL in a FIT matrix. Deadline end of July.
Policy & LegislationTony Spicci
Nothing at the State level made it through. Nothing at the Federal level. Federal Flood Plain Advisory Committee may include a GIS person in the future.
MSDIS ActivitesMark Duewell
MSDIS has a new work plantake a look at it. MSDIS has no formal backup. Q4 report in process. New RPC layer available. Web site updates. CAP training in Springfield; classes are filling up. Central region taining next week for 20 people. Training in Trenton, Kirksville following. USGS proposals done quickly and off-the-cuff. Money may not appear. First proposal for off-state backup; second to update training facilities, including mapping-grade GPS units. Clearinghouse conference coming up in Arkansas. MSDIS can back up small amounts of local government data on a space-available basis. Discussion.
Missouri GIS Conference
Tony S: introduced Jamie Schieber. Preliminary schedule handout. Review of handout. Budget, conference fees next month. Fees will probably go up to $125-$150. Theme discussion and vote. Conference committee meeting August 2 or 3. Walk-through of Tan-Tar-A on November 1.
Have many session ideas; sent out some feelers; have some tentative agreements. Looking for federal and state contacts to assist with finding sessions. Jeff S volunteered and also volunteered Ray F.
Working on speakers and topics.
WorkshopsDavid Drum/Mark Duewell
Mark D: planning around expectation of having two rooms available through the whole conference. Possibility of adding non-computer lab workshops on Monday or Thursday. List of possible workshop topics. Need instructors for these topics. Nathan M: computer setup issues; possibility of setting up the night before.
Had 23 exhibitors and 5 non-profits in 2005; probably about the same in 2007. Rates were $600; same this time? Exhibitor Reception Night mechanics. Discussion and informal vote. Decision: cost: $700 with 2 free registrations. Tool Time an extra $50. Discussion morphed into social considerations of vendors.
Overview of social activities and ideas being considered for Tuesday night. Discussion. Jim L will formulate options and send by Monday and needs a response within a day or two. Overview of Monday night wine social.
Have not done anything. Getting with Liz Cook.
Not much done yet. Continuing what’s been done at MOGIS and MAGIC in the past.
PublicityBobbie Sue Koelling
Waiting for theme (which was just decided). Postcard in August.
MAGIC Symposium Committee
Tony S: I am the next Symposium chair. Next meeting July 27 at the Discovery Center. Quick review of recent activities and changes. Discussion about MAGIC Symposium 2008.
Cooperating Agency/Organization Reports
Wetlands/Aquatic meeting August 22 at 8:00 a.m. Location TBA.
Imagery for the Nation continues to grow, is gaining more traction. Survey period ending. Made center page of ESRIArcNews. 80% positive comments, 19% neutral, 1% negative. Pushing USGS and Agriculture to lead. Agriculture may perform ROI study.FY08orFY09. Two more “for the Nation” projects being discussed, but not public yet. Federal Geospatial Lines of Business continuing, not public. FGDC wants to fund all 50 states in the Fifty States Initiative. May get to 20 states next year. Homeland Security a vexing puzzle; next series of grants coming. Want Feds to spend money on data states can have. Fusion centers coming through HS to bring together all law enforcement and HS. MIAC is our fusion center for the state; others for Saint Louis and Kansas City. NSGIC conference coming up soon in October in Little Rock, Arkansas. Conference travel grants are on the web site.
Round Table Discussionall
Jim L: New CAD/GIS user group in Kansas City area.
Tony S: MDC completed round 1 of integrated data framework. Next round is business intelligence and process mapping.
Surdex: Surdex has a second digital camera.
Steve M: Local Government meeting over lunch.
Steve M: Kansas City working on MOU’s so that locals can contribute data to MARC.
Arnold W: Thanks for critiquing the new state map. Should be out in November.
Melissa L: Thanks for the recent help from some of you (you know who you are).
Pam K: Training coming up in Kirksville in late August; a few seats are left.
Pam K: Strategic Planning meeting here after lunch.
Pam K: Macon county beginning GIS.
Jeff F: Clarification of intent of new agenda item “Topics for Discussion”.
Announcement of next meeting
August 10, 2006 @ Port Arrowhead, Lake of the Ozarks (tentative) [confirmed, see home page]
Meeting adjourned (time not recorded)