Minutes for December 14, 2017

Minutes for December 14, 2017

Date: December 14, 2017

Location: Boone County Fire Protection District HQ @ 2201 I-70 Northwest, Columbia, MO 65202

Time: 9:30 a.m.



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



Missouri Spatial Data Information Service Martin Wills – present
USGS David Nail – telephone
OA ITSD GIS Tracy Schloss – telephone
SEMA – Waiting on replacement with Debbie accepting position
MoDOT Joe Carter — present
OA ITSD Economic Development Colin Duewell— present
OA Budget and Planning Matt Hesser— absent
Missouri National Guard Missouri National Guard Wiley Howell— excused Nick Young – present
OA-ITSD Health and Senior Services Andy Hunter – absent
Department of Conservation Tony Spicci – present
OA-ITSD Revenue Jason Hinson – present
Missouri Dep’t of Natural Resources Michael Weller— telephone
MSHP Jeff Herzer – absent
Washington University in St. Louis Mollie Webb – 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 Debra Bosher – absent
Surdex Tim Donze, Treasurer— present
City of Columbia – Waiting on replacement with Matt leaving the City – absent
Camden County Jennifer Gordon — present
Northwest Missouri State University Ming-Chih Hung — telephone


Welcome and Introductions


Cole County Melissa Johnson — present
City of Lee Summit Steve Marsh— present
Woolpert, Inc. Kent Park— telephone
City of Jefferson Buster Schrage— present
MoRAP Diane True— present
City of Maryland Heights Andy Wagner— absent
Boone County Jason Warzinik, Chair— present

St. Charles County MSPS

US ACE St. Louis

Moniteau County 911Addressing Schneider Corporation

Chris Barnett — present Mark Duewell – present Jon Cole – present

Michael Gawedzinski – telephone Cory Sullivan – absent

Stacey Priest – present

Other Attendees  
Esri Joe Eckmann – present

St. Louis County Census

Career Center Columbia Public Schools St. Charles County


Les Bevin – telephone Melisa McLean – absent Craig Best – absent

Laura Estabrooks – present Jakob Schneider – present Alexis Gieseker – present

MU Geography Mo, GovLaw
Scott Olsen – present Mike Urban – present Chris Dunn – telephone


  1. Approval of Minutes: November minutes available on the web Approved


4.   MGISAC Administration

  • Missouri OGI Report — Tracy Schloss
    • Continue to work with State Tax Commission to get a list of Missouri counties that offer data licenses
    • No update on ESRI contract amendment
    • State of Missouri will participate in LUCA


4.2   MSDIS Report

  • Martin’s replacement interviews are in process
  • Mike Urban is the current contact for MSDIS issues
  • Data will be moved to MU internal cloud to save future hardware costs



  • Treasurer’s report — Tim Donze


Encumbered Expense:  Site Selection Cost $900.00


Previous balance $32,341.26
Income $ 0.00
Expense $900.00
Ending balance $31,441.26


  • Membership report — Tony Spicci
    • No Report

4.5   By-laws — Joe Carter

  • No Report

5.   Project Updates/Action Items

6. Committee Reports

    • Data Development — Jason Warzinik
      • No Report
    • Education — Unfilled Chair
      • Chris Barnett will be filling in for Shannon White after her departure
    • Emergency Preparedness — Unfilled Chair
      • No Report
    • Local Government — Melissa Johnson
      • No Report
    • Marketing and Communications — Jason Warzinik
      • No Report
    • Missouri GIS Conference — Melissa Johnson and Jason Warzinik
      • Contract signed and approved for the MOGIS 2019 conference
      • Meeting to discuss conference will be held after the January MGISAC meeting
    • Outreach — Tim Donze
  • No Report
    • Policy and Legislation — Tony Spicci
      • No Report
    • Service Recognition — Tim Donze
      • Shannon and Matt’s plaques will be shipped soon
    • Strategic Planning — Unfilled
      • Collin Duewell will be leading this discussion in 2018


7.   Liaison Reports

  • MAGIC Consortium — Steve Marsh
    • Accepting nominations for GIS awards


  • Registration is now open, rooms are open for booking


  • National States Geographic Information Council — Tony Spicci
    • No Report

8.   Cooperating Agency/Organization Reports

  • NRCS — Marty Comstock
  • 1st of 2 Task Orders have been awarded for 19 counties and are currently at 50% complete on flights with contract running through March 2018
  • Concerns about the NAIP program at the USDA that could remove the NAIP imagery from the public domain and be distributed through imagery licensing
    • USGS — David Nail
      • No Report
    • Missouri Resource Assessment Partnership — Diane True
      • No Report
    • Missouri Mappers Association — Melissa Johnson
      • No Report

8.5   Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors — Jon Cole

  • Looking to push new legislation to identify what surveyor created which property description for properties in the future

9.   Round table Discussion

  • Tony Spicci
    • MDC hired a new GIS person
    • CWD sampling season was wrapped up and samples are continuing to become available
  • Jason Warzinik
    • Boone County recently held a workgroup to discuss the possibilities of attacking the opioid crisis using GIS


  1. Next meeting: Thursday, January 11, 2018, 9:30 a.m., Jefferson City, MO Meeting adjourned at 11:06 a.m.
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