Minutes for March 14, 2019

Minutes for March 14, 2019

Date: March 14, 2019

Location: Murphy Health Center, 6121 N Hanley Rd, RM 1048, Berkeley, MO 63134

Time: 10:30 a.m.




  1. Call to Order Meeting called to order at 10:38 a.m.


  1. Welcome and Introductions
Missouri Spatial Data Information Service Tom Vought –excused
USGS David Nail – excused
OA ITSD GIS Tracy Schloss –  telephone
OA ITSD Konrad Hughes – present
MoDOT Joe Carter – present
OA ITSD Economic Development Colin Duewell, Chair –  present
OA Budget and Planning Matt Hesser –  telephone
Missouri National Guard Wiley Howell – present
OA-ITSD Health and Senior Services Sruti Banerjee – absent
Department of Conservation Tim Bixler – telephone
Missouri Dep’t of Natural Resources Jerry Prewett proxy for Michael Weller – absent
MSHP Jeff Herzer – absent
Washington University in St. Louis Aaron Addison – absent
Sanborn Mapping Brad Arshat –  telephone
SEMO RPC Stan Balsman –  present
Wilson & Co. Eric Cenovich –  telephone
USDA-NRCS Marty Comstock –  excused
USDA-NRCS Debra Boshert – excused
Surdex Tim Donze, Treasurer –  present
City of Columbia Taylor Bowen – absent
Northwest Missouri State University Ming-Chih Hung –  telephone
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 Nathan Mattox – excused


US ACE St. Louis

Boone County Fire Protection District

Jasper County GIS Coordinator

Columbia Public Schools

Chris Barnett –  present

Jon Cole – present

Michael Gawedzinski – excused

Jason Warzinik – telephone

Chase Fisher – excused

Laura Estabrooks – present


Other Attendees


St. Louis County

St. Louis County

Les Bevin – absent

Melisa McLean – excused

Jeanne Jennings-Jimenez – telephone

Missouri Department of Conservation

City of St. Charles

Kansas City Water Services

Tony Spicci – absent

Chuck Lovelace – excused

Stacey Priest – excused

Census Bureau Craig Best – absent
Mid-Missouri Regional Planning Commission


Missouri Botanical Garden

Jennifer Bowden – present


Joe Eckmann – telephone

Kayla Flamm – telephone

Missouri National Guard Nick Young – present



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


  1. MGISAC Administration
    • Missouri OGI Report — Tracy Schloss
  • The ESRI contract discussions are underway and are beginning to work on issues regarding the user level names designation by ESRI.
  • The professional services documentation has been submitted to the contracting group. A timeframe will be updated at next month’s meeting
    • Currently staying away from including the EAP in the professional services due to the scope being too broad to cover on the contracting side.
    • MSDIS Report – Tom Vought
  • No Report
    • Treasurer’s report — Tim Donze
Previous balance $23,460.28
Income $0.00
Expense: Dreamhost System $119.40
Ending balance $23,340.88
Encumbered $0.00
Balance available $23,340.88
  • Membership report — Wiley Howell
  • Total Member Agencies/Organizations: 35

            -Voting Members: 32

            – Voting Members in Good Standing: 27

            -Member Vacancies:  4

            -Absentees (2 or More Consecutive): 1

            -Quorum: 16

  • Recommended for all member’s membership status to be refreshed in 2019
    • By-laws — Joe Carter
  • Discussed NSGIC liaison as a member of MGISAC
  1. Discussion Topic/Presentation

            5.1  Mappingsupport.com

  • Discussed the website and information displayed on the page

5.2  Outstanding Contribution to GIS Award vote

  • Nominees – Tom Vought, Gateway GIS, Laura Estabrooks, Melissa Johnson
  • The vote was taken and the winner will be announced at the 2019 Missouri GIS Conference in April

5.2  Nominations Open

  1. Committee Reports

6.1 Data Development — Chase Fisher

  • The Committee met via teleconference on March 7th
  • The discussions revolved around the future direction of the committee; ideas included working with other committees within MGISAC to encourage data development that assist entities in identifying data and encourage entities to share data throughout the state

6.2 Education — Joe Carter & Chris Barnett

  • Laura Estabrooks plans to attend the annual Interagency Mentoring and Collaboration Workshop at NGA offices in St. Louis March 28th
  • Missouri State Geography Bee is March 29th
    • Local Government — Melissa Johnson
  • No Report
    • Marketing and Communications — Jason Warzinik
  • No Report
    • Workshops, Conference, & Outreach — Tim Donze
    • MOGIS 2019 Conference call for abstracts/workshops registration is now open
    • A number of organizations have been notified of the upcoming conference in April 2019

6.6 Strategic Planning — Colin Duewell

  • No Report
  1. Liaison Reports

7.1 MAGIC Consortium — Steve Marsh

  • GIS Managers Summit will be hosted in Kansas City, MO April 8th and 9th 2019

7.2 National States Geographic Information Council — Tony Spicci

  • No Report
  1. Cooperating Agency/Organization Reports

8.1 NRCS — Marty Comstock

  • No Report

8.2 USGS — David Nail

  • No Report
  • 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. Open Discussion


  1. Next meeting: April 11, 2019, 10:30 a.m. at MDC Credit Union Conference Room in Jefferson City, Missouri


Meeting adjourned at 12:24 p.m.














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