Department of ConservationCredit Union Building-9:00 am
Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 9:16 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Members and Attendees
Jeff Schlosspresent (proxy for Renee Robinson)
David DrumSecretarypresent (proxy for Steve Marsh)
Aaron Addison, Washington University in St. Louis
Lindell Bates, Sanborn
Joe Clayton, MSPS
Tim Donze, Surdex
Dave Gausepohl, City of Sullivan
John Howe, Jefferson City (proxy for Greg Resz)
Gary Mook, EWGW
John Teale, MSPS
Approval of the Minutes
June minutes available on the web site. Motion to approve from Ray F, seconded by Jeff S, approved by vote.
State GIO ReportTim Haithcoat
[Get notes from Tim]
Western Imagery for the State
Will discuss how to proceed at the next Data Development meeting; trying to get buy-up options finalized by MMA conference
Nathan Mattox has been hired by Tim H into a Project Homeland position. Hope to restructure funding and rehire his old position.
Presentation in August
Nominations for officer elections are open as of this meeting through the end of the month. Offices are: Chair, Vice-chair, Secretary, Treasurer
No expenditures in June. Balance of $13,058.52. Outstanding approval for $100 for break food atLiDARworkshop. Pending NSGIC dues from CIO’s budget. Steve M has asked for a Finance subcommittee to be formed; looking for two or three people. Mark D and Arnold W volunteered. Jeff S: did we find out any more about the phone bridge costs? Liz C: no. Discussion about whether or not to build operational costs into budget. Eric F:MoDOThas phone bridge capabilities at no cost.
Data Sharing Agreement
Conference Phone Access
Discussed above. Ray F: may also be options via USGS
Strategic Plan: Mapping Missouri’s Future
Motion from Ray F to approve strategic plan. Seconded by Pam K. Jeff S: is there a need to approve it today? Am expecting comments from others at DNR. John Teale: ditto. Discussion. Liz C: who is this document a strategy for? Jeff S: I don’t see that there are any measurable goals. Ray F: suggest bringing in other groups for tactical planning. Discussion. Call to question. Motion approved by vote; nays: Jeff, Renee, Tracy.
Data DevelopmentRay Fox/Jeff Schloss
Did not meet in July. Plan to meet at the regular time in August. Also planning aLiDARmeeting in August for interested parties.
Funding & GrantsPam Kelrick, Tony Spicci, Mark Duewell
The 50 States Grant is coming to a close. Tim H: GIS will be on the next SEMA Office of Homeland Security tour. This creates an opportunity for counties to get some GIS funds. Mark D: both Tony and I are MAGIC officers for the next term. Pam K: MAGIC approved $3,000 and USGS contributed $5,000 for the Rural GIS Summit. Event will be rescheduled in the spring.
Homeland Security/Emergency ManagementDebbie Briedwell
Met Tuesday; minutes will be posted. Discussed Project Homeland; time with ESRI is short. Nathan and I will be presenting at the ESRI UC. Discussed flooding and GIS. Ray will schedule a lessons-learned meeting with other states in late July. Plan to present Project Homeland to this group in September. Ray F: other states who were not directly affected are also interested.
Local Government GroupMark Allen
Outreach & EducationMark Duewell
Northeast Regional Workshop is again being discussed due to Rural Workshop being moved to the spring. Expecting a September/October date. Have had lots of interest for more regional workshops. Will have a proposal in August. Ray F: could this become a workshop at MOGIS? Mark D: talk to the presenters.
Strategic PlanningEric Foster
Changing subcommittee name, but not sure what. Will assist in drafting business plans. Will continue to maintain the Work Plan. The Annual Report will be taken from meeting minutes.
GIT Architecture (MAEA)Tim Haithcoat
Policy & LegislationTony Spicci
FLAIR Act Letter of Support: discussion. Informal survey about postponing letter. Motion from JimLaScalato table until August, seconded by David D, approved by vote. Abstentions: Ray F, Jeff S.
MSDIS ActivitesMark Duewell
Fourth quarter report out very soon. Wenbo Song receiving compliments for his work on flood imagery.
Missouri GIS ConferenceTony Spicci
Ray F: Have a draft of workshops’ schedule [handout]. Will have a pre-pre-conference workshop for absolute beginners to GIS (thanks, ESRI). Laptops will be provided byMOREnet(thanks, David).
MAGIC ConsortiumTony Spicci
Cooperating Agency/Organization Reports
Ray has distributed a funding invitation/request forLiDARfor most of the state.
Arkansas is also interested in ourLiDARproject. International Charter training in Kansas City on July 22-23. Lessons learned meeting (mentioned above).
Missouri Association of Councils of Government
Missouri Resource Assessment PartnershipDiane True
Missouri Mappers AssociationJim LaScala
Conference coming up in August 5?-8?. Suggest attending if you are not going to ESRI UC.
Missouri Society of Professional SurveyorsJohn Teale
National States Geographic Information CouncilTony Spicci
COGO Affiliation vote: introduction. Motion from David D for MGISAC to cast the Missouri vote in favor of NSGIC COGO affiliation, seconded by Jim L. Discussion. Tim H: call to question. Approved unanimously by vote.
Round Table Discussionall
Jim L: looking for a GIS position
Ray F: sat in on TerragoGeoPDFpresentation, Missouri was well represented
Arnold W: St. Louis pilot of statewide virtual network for GPS is up and calibrating. Kansas City is next, followed by Springfield. Talk to George Kopp at 573-751-7886.
Debbie B: if anyone wants to look at the flood imagery, contact me and I will get you connected to the imagery service.
Announcement of next meeting
August 14, 2008 @ Conservation Credit Union
Motion, second, approval to adjourn at 11:49 a.m.