Missouri GIS Advisory Committee Minutes – August 10, 2006
The Resort at Port Arrowhead, Lake of the Ozarks, 11:00 a.m.
Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 11:06 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Members and Attendees
Bobbie Sue Koellingpresent
David DrumSecretary (proxy for Pam Kelrick)present
Stan Balsman, SEMO Regional Planning
Linden Bates, Sanborn
Renee Robinson, DNR (proxy for Jeff Schloss)
Kim Burns, ESRI
Mark Campbell, City ofLaGrange
Tim Donze, Surdex
Mark Duewell, MSDIS (proxy for Tony Spicci)
Don Hagan, Midland GIS Solutions
Timothy Houtchens, Taney County Assessor Office
Nathan Mattox, University of Missouri
Sarah Murray, Schneider Corp.
Helen Stewart, SEMA
Jeremy White, ESRI
Approval of the Minutes
Minutes delayed in hope of establishing a quorum. [Later]July minutes available on the web site. Motion to approve by Jim L, second by Steve M, approved by vote.
Change to hold conference biennially instead of annually. Motion to approve by David D, second by Kevin K, approved by vote.
Jeff F: Kim Swisher resigned. No replacement before October. Tim H: Don Martin also resigned. Have a new name for nomination.
State GIO ReportRyan Lanclos
Data DevelopmentRay Fox/Jeff Schloss
RFI sent out, formulating RFP next week. All information from vendors will be handled confidentially.
Funding & GrantsPam Kelrick/Ryan Lanclos
Tim H: CAP grant will be released August 18. Also, Fifty States Initiative economic development grant out right now, focusing on regionalization. Pam Kelrick will probably send out more information. Ray F: combine CAP proposals.
Homeland Security/Emergency ManagementTim Haithcoat
Discussion about training for command and control situations. Possibility of GIS Corps from Missouri. No word on funding outcomes. Steve M: MARC held first joint meeting between GIS and HS committees.
Local Government GroupSteve Marsh/Greg Resz
MAGIC will support the regional workshop: $2,000 to MSDIS. Meeting in Tri-lakes area will be postponed; looking for a location.
Outreach & EducationMark Duewell/David Drum/Jim LaScala
Mark D: Geospatial Web Services Roundtable being held August 30. Approaching the cap of fifty attendees. If you want to attend and haven’t registered, hurry. Vendor presentations, OGC Mapserver presentation, CAD web services. Co-sponsors do need to register. Getting workshops together forMOGIS07. Also getting a CAD/GIS user group together. David D: updated wiki software, bookmarkedURLsneed to be changed,MOGIS07poster form. Ray F: updated site calendar.
Strategic PlanningPam Kelrick
GIT Architecture (MAEA)Tim Haithcoat
Still working on cadastre standard. Working with assessors, state tax commission, etc. Always looking for more participants and/or people who merely want to follow progress.
Policy & LegislationTony Spicci
MSDIS ActivitesMark Duewell
Missouri CAP will close out at the end of August. Last training n Trenton next week. Training in Columbia last month. Looking into new hardware, still hurdles to overcome. Q4 and FY reports available on the web site. Working with USGS on last-minute funding that came up; still uncertain. New HW, backup solution, GPS and training equipment.
Missouri GIS Conference
Jim L: vendor packet going out this week. Looking for additional sponsorship from vendors, all in packet. Discussion about how to recognize Dell for providing workshop hardware. Motion from Jim L to offer Dell the “platinum” sponsorship as defined in the vendor packet. Approved by vote. Mark D: workshops to fill; please suggest a workshop and someone to give it. Steve M: beginning to collect presenters. Working on tracks. No walk-through today; will be November 1. Liz C: met with Arnold W about the poster session.
MAGIC Symposium Committee
Mark D: retreat coming up.
Cooperating Agency/Organization Reports
NAIP06beginning to arrive. If you need counties right away, bring a USB drive to Liz’s office. MRSID only; raw data $2,500 per county mentioned as a ballpark figure. USDA has year-end money to spend; want to spend on LIDAR. Looking for partners, but has to happen quickly. Discussion. Have upgraded GPS equipment recently.
Darrel Williams taking over Oklahoma. NHD stewardship training session soon. USGS grants: one to CARES for geographic names. MSDIS grants, upgraded equipment.
Wetlands/Aquatics Natural Resources meeting August 22 at 8 a.m. at Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia.
Successful conference just ended. Half of keynote was about using GIS in mapping. Discussion. Assessors conference October 1-4 at Lodge of the Four Seasons. Don Hagan: education is the missing link.
Annual meeting coming up. Van may be going down.
Election of OfficersMark Duewell
Jeff Falter reelected as Chair; Bobbie Sue Koelling elected as Vice-chair; David Drum reelected as Secretary.
Topics for Discussion
Alternative Meeting Options
Teleconferencing being looked into by Tony Spicci and Ryan Lanclos. Tim H buying a teleconferencing phone. Would require meeting location to have a phone line. Will discuss further at next meeting.
Round Table Discussionall
Renee R: DNR posting new layers to MSDIS: groundwater depth and elevation, sinkholes, geology layers.
Jim L: welcome Mark Campbell from City of La Grange
Steve M: maybe conference profits should go to grants to counties to adopt GIS.
Kevin K: would like to see economic development grant.
Mark C: very interested in MGISAC.
Sarah M: thanks to MGISAC; really interested.
Tim H: would like to see more people look at the cadastral standard.
Jeff F: vendors are welcome at all meetings as vendor, personal interest, or representing a group.
Announcement of next meeting
September 14, 2006 @ Conservation Credit Union
Adjourned at 12:46 p.m.