- Minutes for July 8, 2021
- Call to Order – Chair
The meeting was called to order by the MGISAC Chair, Jennifer Bowden at ______am.
- Welcome and Introductions / Roll Call / Proxies – Secretary
Dan Rose stated that there were 22 members and 17 non-members in attendance, and that we had enough member attendees to have a quorum (17+).
Thomas Vought – MSDIS – p
Tony Spicci – NSGIC Liaison – p
Tracy Schloss – OA ITSD GIS – p
David Nail – USGS – p
Colin Duewell – Economic Development – p
Tim Bixler – MDC – p
Wiley Howell – MOARNG – p
Alex Lebowitz – MoDOT – p
Matt Hesser – OA Planning – a
Jerry Prewett – DNR
Jason Warzinik – Boone County FPD – p
Nathan Mattox – Boone County – p
Buster Schrage – City of Jefferson – p
Jennifer Bowden – Mid-MO RPC – p
Dan Rose – City of Columbia – p
Steve Marsh – KC MO Water (Stacey, proxy)- p
Melissa Johnson – Cole County (Buster Schrage, proxy) – p
Richard Perkins – Columbia Public Schools – p
Brian Maydwell – MO 911 – p
Chris Barnett – MU Extension/CARES – p
Ming-Chih Hung – NW Missouri State – p
Brad Arshat – Sanborn – a
Tim Donze – Surdex – p
Derek Smith – Wilson & Co – p
Mollie Webb – Washington University (Bill Winston, proxy) – p
Stacey – KCMO Water
Kent Park – Woolpert
Michael Gawedzinski – USACE
Joe Eckmann – ESRI
Misty Perry – Mo Dep. Of Ag
Sara McDale – NGA
Craig Best – US Census
Kayla Flamm – MO Botanical Gardens
Cassie Twehus – MoDOT
William Hartnett – St Louis Co Board of Elections
Andy Wagner – City of Maryland Heights
Jon – Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors
Rob Ryan – St Louis Co Board of Elections
Erin Richmond – ESRI
- Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes – Chair
Motion to approve by Chris Barnett, second by Nathan Mattox, minutes approved by the membership.
- MGISAC Administration
- OGI Report – Tracy Schloss
The ESRI Master Purchasing Contract has been renewed *usually done in August; anyone relying on the agreement should be able to continue to operate as normal. Many people use this for their purchases – roughly $2M in expenses are done annually using that contract.
The OGI position posting has been approved;
- MSDIS Report – Tom Vought
Revamped some old pages on the website – strong traffic across all three servers (traffic was up some); usual health-related updates and new Federally-qualified health centers. Also new Dept of Conservation lands data.
- Treasurer’s Report – Tim Donze
A lot of activity, but it’s hard to tell which have cleared and which have not; expenses for various conference awards, NSGIC membership payment, etc. Reporting that we are at our old balance of $22,730.55. Seven of eight spots for 2021 MOGISCON sponsorship have been filled, looking for an 8th.
- Membership Report – Wiley Howell
About half the membership should have received their renewal letters; if anyone has not, contact Wiley; current membership is 33, a reduction from 37 due to some non-active members being dropped; puts the quorum at 17 for future meetings.
- By-Laws Report – Colin Duewell
No proposals for changes; by-laws are not posted online, work to be done to get them finalized/updated.
- Discussion Topics / Presentations
- ArcGIS Monitor – Erin Richmond, ESRI
- Committee Reports
6.1 Data Development – Buster Schrage
Working with partners to extend data availability for emergency purposes; Data Dev Committee met Tuesday – discussed imagery outreach, partnering with a State imagery program; Tracy Schloss: NSGIC has a list of ‘official use only’ emergency contacts, Tracy has been updating the list for MO folks.
6.2 Education – Richard Perkins
Anyone who would like to join the Education Committee can contact Richard; next semester, CPS is looking at ArcGIS Indoors with the Columbia Fire Dept and students. Working on sustainability/nighttime aerial imagery/light pollution; looking at the NASA Black Marble program.
6.3 MOGISCON’21 – Colin Duewell & Melissa Johnson
Registrations are up to 174 attendees so far, and 40 registrations for the end-of-conference social. Sponsors – 7 of 8 now.
- Liaison Reports
7.1 MidAmerica GIS Consortium – Steve Marsh (Tony Spicci)
7.2 National States Geographic Information Council – Tony Spicci
The NSGIC Annual Conference is hybrid, and is in September; Tony to attend. The GMA has been completed for Missouri; the GMA book will be published when all is compiled.
- Cooperating Agency / Organization Reports (Brief by Exception)
8.1 USGS – David Nail
8.2 NRCS – Katie Philbrick
Not in attendance
8.3 Missouri Mappers Association – Amanda Bybee
Not in attendance
8.4 Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors – Jon Cole
Some Legislative items are in the works/on hold; Annual Conference is in October.
- Open Discussion
Jennifer Bowden: ESRI UC is next week M-T-W; Remember to sign up for the MOGISCON;
Joe Eckman: UC Plenary sneak-peek looks fantastic; encourages everyone to register and attend – it is free; most or all sessions will be recorded to access later (for 30 days);
There will be no meeting in March, due to the MOGISCON; future meetings will potentially be hybrid online and in-person. Next meeting is September.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:46am, moved by Tim Donze.
Minutes amended 09/09/2021 by membership vote