Minutes for October 12, 2017

Minutes for October 12, 2017

Date: October 12, 2017

Location: MDC Credit Union, Jefferson City, MO

Time: 9:30 a.m.



  1. Call to Order Meeting called to order at 9:32 a.m.


  1. Welcome and Introductions
Missouri Spatial Data Information Service Martin Wills – excused
USGS David Nail – absent
OA ITSD GIS Tracy Schloss –  present
SEMA Debbie Briedwell –excused
MoDOT Joe Carter —  excused; proxy was Jason Warzinik
OA ITSD Economic Development Colin Duewell—  present
OA Budget and Planning Matt Hesser—  telephone
Missouri National Guard Wiley Howell— excused – no proxy
OA-ITSD Health and Senior Services Andy Hunter – absent
Department of Conservation Tony Spicci – present
OA-ITSD Revenue Jason Hinson – telephone
Missouri Dep’t of Natural Resources Michael Weller—  telephone
MSHP Jason Herzer – telephone
Washington University in St. Louis Jennifer Moore – telephone proxy for Aaron Addison
Sanborn Mapping Brad Arshat—  telephone
SEMO RPC Stan Balsman—  telephone
Wilson & Co. Eric Cenovich—  present
USDA-NRCS Marty Comstock—  telephone
USDA-NRCS Debbie Boschert – telephone
Surdex Tim Donze, Treasurer—  present
City of Columbia Matt Gerike – Waiting on replacement with Matt

leaving the City – absent

Camden County Jennifer Gordon —  present
Northwest Missouri State University Ming-Chih Hung —  telephone
Cole County Melissa Johnson —  present
City of Lee Summit Steve Marsh—  excused
Woolpert, Inc. Kent Park— telephone
City of Jefferson Buster Schrage—  present
MoRAP Diane True— absent
City of Maryland Heights Andy Wagner—  absent
Boone County Jason Warzinik, Chair—  present
MU Extension

St. Charles County


US ACE St. Louis

Moniteau County 911Addressing

Schneider Corporation

Shannon White—  present

Mark Duewell – present

Jon Cole – present

Michael Gawedzinski – telephone

Cory Sullivan – absent

Stacey Priest – absent



Other Attendees

Esri Joe Eckmann – telephone

St. Louis County


Les Bevin – absent

Melisa McLean – telephone

Craig Best – telephone

  1. Approval of Minutes: September minutes available on the web site.



  1. MGISAC Administration

4.1 Missouri OGI Report — Tracy Schloss

  • Discussed parcel acquisition process, open positions needing filled and software upgrades for Department of Natural Resources
  • Discussed status of professional service contract with ESRI
  • The ArcGIS Online Whitepaper and Governance documents are available at https://oa.mo.gov/itsd/it-governance/office-geospatial-information-ogi/geospatial-standards


4.2 MSDIS report — No Report


  • Treasurer’s report — Tim Donze

Encumbered:  Drone Camp $168.89, SEMO Symposium Lunch $139.40

Previous balance $33,464.66
Income $  0.00
Expense – MAGIC Clearinghouse Summit $498.00
Ending balance $32,966.66


4.4 Membership report — Tony Spicci

  • No Report


4.5 By-laws — Joe Carter

  • No Report


  1. Project Updates/Action Items

5.1 Voting for Council Positions

  • No Report

5.2 Budget and Vision for next two years

  • No Report

5.3 Timing of our meetings

  • No Report

5.3 MSDIS Workgroup

  • No Report
  1. Committee Reports

6.1 Data Development — Jason Warzinik

  • Louis Metro region formed 2 county consortium to purchase imagery to reduce costs; imagery will be at a 6 inch resolution
  • NG911 – FirstNET Status – Missouri has until December 28, 2017 to OPT-IN or OPT-OUT of accepting the deployment plan released by FirstNet and AT&T—FirstNet’s nationwide contractor that was selected on June 19, 2017

6.2 Education — Shannon White

  • Discussed the Geography Bee and the need to find a venue in mid-Missouri
  • Bob Coulter will be leading the School Competition for GIS, due in the Spring and focused on the community
  • Geographic Alliance will not be supported by National Geographic any longer
  • Shannon will no longer be the Education Committee Chair



  • Emergency Preparedness — Debbie Briedwell
  • No Report


  • Local Government — Melissa Johnson
  • Discussed next survey, conduct survey next year at Missouri Mappers Conference


6.5 Marketing and Communications — Jason Warzinik

  • No report


  • Missouri GIS Conference — Melissa Johnson and Jason Warzinik
  • Tabled contract discussion until next meeting
  • Stressed the importance of volunteers to assist with conference planning
  • Meeting attendees were asked to bring session topic ideas to November’s meeting


6.7 Outreach — Tim Donze

  • SEMO GIS Symposium was a success 55 attendees



6.8 Policy and Legislation — Tony Spicci

  • Discussed GDA status, new version will be introduced soon

6.9 Service Recognition — Tim Donze

  • No report


6.10 Strategic Planning — Unfilled

  • No Report


  1. Liaison Reports

7.1 MAGIC Consortium — Steve Marsh

  • April 22-26, 2018 Conference in Omaha
  • Conference information, exhibition, and attendee registration is open at the following Link



7.2 National States Geographic Information Council — Tony Spicci

  • Tony attended the latest conference in Providence, RI and discussed the main topics of the conference as being 3DEP, NG911 and, Addressing
  • New board members were elected


  1. Cooperating Agency/Organization Reports

8.1 NRCS — Marty Comstock

  • Debbie Boschert will be in the unfilled GIS Specialist role for NRCS


8.2 USGS — David Nail

  • No Report


8.3 Missouri Resource Assessment Partnership — Diane True

  • No report


8.4 Missouri Mappers Association — Melissa Johnson

  • 2018 Conference dates have been set at August 7-10


8.5 Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors — Jon Cole

  • Annual Conference in October 19-21 in Springfield, Missouri


  1. Round table Discussion


  • Matt Hesser
    • Encourage local governments to participate in LUCA
    • For communities that would like more info about CENSUS LUCA Program email 2020.LUCA@census.gov
  • Joe Eckmann
    • ESRI will be hosting 2 free on-site training webinars:
      • Leawood, KS December 12, 2017
      • Charles, MO December 13,2017



  1. Next meeting: Thursday, November 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m., Jefferson City, MO


Meeting adjourned at 11:14a.m.

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