Minutes for February 9, 2018

Minutes for February 9, 2018

Date: February 9, 2018

Location: MDC Central Office Conference Room, 3500 East Gans Rd, Columbia, 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 Tom Vought – present
USGS David Nail – present
OA ITSD GIS Tracy Schloss –  telephone
SEMA Konrad Hughes – present
MoDOT Joe Carter — excused
OA ITSD Economic Development Colin Duewell—  present
OA Budget and Planning Matt Hesser—  telephone
Missouri National Guard

Missouri National Guard

Wiley Howell— present

Nick Young – excused

OA-ITSD Health and Senior Services Andy Hunter – absent
Department of Conservation Tony Spicci – present
OA-ITSD Revenue Jason Hinson – absent
Missouri Dep’t of Natural Resources Michael Weller—  absent
MSHP Jeff Herzer – absent
Washington University in St. Louis Mollie Webb – excused
Sanborn Mapping Brad Arshat—  telephone
SEMO RPC Stan Balsman—  excused
Wilson & Co. Eric Cenovich—  telephone
USDA-NRCS Marty Comstock —  telephone
USDA-NRCS Debra Boshert – telephone
Surdex Tim Donze, Treasurer—  present
City of Columbia Taylor Bowen – absent
Camden County Jennifer Bowden —  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— present
City of Maryland Heights Andy Wagner—  absent
Boone County Jason Warzinik, Chair— present; proxy for Stan Balsman

St. Charles County


US ACE St. Louis

Moniteau County 911Addressing

Schneider Corporation

Chris Barnett —  present

Mark Duewell – present

Jon Cole – absent

Michael Gawedzinski – telephone

Cory Sullivan – absent

Stacey Priest – present


Other Attendees

Esri Joe Eckmann – absent

St. Louis County

St. Louis County



Les Bevin – absent

Melisa McLean – excused

Jeanne Jennings-Jimenez – telephone

Craig Best – absent

Alexis Gieseker – present

Tim Haithcoat – present
  1. Approval of Minutes: January minutes available on the web site.



  1. MGISAC Administration

4.1 Missouri OGI Report — Tracy Schloss

  • Tracy has had discussions with the web group about changes to the MGISAC website
  • Looking to purchase parcels for the State of Missouri from a potential vendor
  • Upcoming LUCA Training opportunities
  • Server Virtualization is progressing as planned
  • Imagery Services were down for 1.5 hours but resolved with ESRI Technical Support


  • Treasurer’s report — Tim Donze

Encumbered Expense:  Recognition Plaques $144.98

Previous balance $30,941.26
Income $  0.00
Paid Expense: MGISAC MAGIC Registration $19.29
Ending balance $30,776.99


4.4 Membership report — Tony Spicci

  • New Members added – Konrad Hughes (SEMA) and Sruti Banerjee (HHS)

4.5 By-laws — Joe Carter

  • No Report
  1. Project Updates/Action Items

5.1 USGS/NOAA 3D Nation Elevation Study – David Nail

5.2 Meeting Schedule, Start Time, and Committees – Jason Warzinik

  • Future meeting start time has been changed to 10:30 am
  • Committees will be restructured to better serve the Council

5.3 Strategic Plan – Colin Duewell

  • Discussed the Strategic Plan’s suggested changes that were remaining through April 2019
  1. Committee Reports

6.1 Data Development — Jason Warzinik

  • LiDAR update – see attached document

6.2 Education — Chris Barnett

  • No Report
    • Emergency Preparedness — Unfilled Chair
  • No Report
    • Local Government — Melissa Johnson
  • No Report
    • Marketing and Communications — Jason Warzinik
  • Discussed the website and Social Media possibilities
    • Missouri GIS Conference — Melissa Johnson and Jason Warzinik
  • Mentioned a future teleconference in the coming weeks
    • Outreach — Tim Donze
      • No Report

6.8 Policy and Legislation — Tony Spicci

  • GDA is continuing to move forward

6.9 Service Recognition — Tim Donze

  • No Report

6.10 Strategic Planning — Unfilled

  • Discussed the changes presented in the agenda


  1. Liaison Reports

7.1 MAGIC Consortium — Steve Marsh

  • 2019 Conference Registration is Open

7.2 National States Geographic Information Council — Tony Spicci

  • Upcoming conference
  • Working on a project to geospatially enable voter registration
  1. Cooperating Agency/Organization Reports

8.1 NRCS — Marty Comstock

  • No Report

8.2 USGS — David Nail

  • No Report

8.3 Missouri Resource Assessment Partnership — Diane True

  • No Report

8.4 Missouri Mappers Association — Melissa Johnson

  • No Report

8.5 Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors — Jon Cole

  • No Report
  1. Round table Discussion
  • Wiley Howell – Stressed need for more GIS professionals in the mid Missouri area
  • Tom Vaught – Currently redesigning website to make MSDIS site more user friendly
  • Melissa Johnson – Jefferson City and Cole County met to discuss GIS 2018 events to center around K-12 schools
  • Boone County received FAA approval to fly drone at night


  1. Next meeting: March 8, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Missouri Conservation Employees Credit Union, 2901 West Truman Blvd., Jefferson City, MO


Meeting adjourned at 10:15 a.m.

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