Minutes for June 9, 2022
1. Call to Order – Chair
The meeting was called to order at 10:00 am, MDC Credit Union, 2915 Truman Blvd, Jeff City (also by Zoom).
2. Welcome and Introductions / Roll Call / Proxies – Secretary
Misty Perry stated that there were 21 Voting Members in attendance, and that there were enough voting 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
Misty Perry – MDA – p
Jerry Prewett – DNR – p
VACANT – Economic Development – n/a
Tim Bixler – MDC – p
Wiley Howell – MOARNG – (Proxy by Kaleb Bauer) – p
Colin Duewell – MoDOT – p
Matt Hesser – OA Planning – a
Brandon Wolfe – SEMA – a
Jason Warzinik – Boone County FPD – p (Proxy Buster Schrage)
Nathan Mattox – Boone County – p
Dan Rose – City of Columbia – p
Buster Schrage – City of Jefferson – p
Stacey Roberts – KC MO Water – p
Steve Marsh – City of Lee’s Summit – p
Andy Wagner – City of Maryland Heights – a
Melissa Johnson – Cole County, MO – p
Richard Perkins – CPS – a (no known proxy)
Jennifer Bowden – Mid-MO RPC – p
Brian Maydwell – MO 911 – p
Chris Barnett – MU Extension/CARES – p
Ming-Chih Hung – NW Missouri State – a (no known proxy)
Brad Arshat – Sanborn – p
Jeremy Tanz – SEMO RPC – p
Indi Braden – Southeast Missouri State University – p
Steve Kasten – Surdex– p
Michael Gawedzinski – USACE – p
Katie Philbrick – NRCS – p
Mollie Webb – Washington University – p
Derek Smith – Wilson & Co – p
Kent Park – Woolpert – Is retired, will remove from next month’s list
Other Attendees (non-voting)
Joe Eckman – ESRI
Saralyn Hayes – Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
Craig Best – US Census
Nikki Kaur – St. Louis County
Nate Huggins – City of Springfield
D. Scott Penman –
Shawn Benham, Rob Ryan, William Hartnett, Stacey, Sara Filkins, Sandy Stock, Darius Hensley, Joshua J, Jeff Lovin, Stephen Frankel, Kaylee Nail, Jay.
3. Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes – Chair
Motion to approve May 2022 minutes by Jenifer Bowden, Seconded by Tracy Schloss. (with amendments – minutes said Chris Barnett was elected Chair-Elect, Treasurer was intended. A typo in the numbering in Committees was also brought to our attention. Some names/agencies needed amendment. Meeting adjourned was AM not PM)
4. MGISAC Administration
4.1 OGI Report – Tracy Schloss
Tracy: There is a lot of legislation with GIS components currently. There is a GIS position open with Department of Economic Development relating to Broadband that still needs filled.
NG911, Tracy attended a meeting yesterday with the Department of Revenue who needs a master address database for taxation purposes. Tracy believes we have a prime opportunity if we can get others to discuss the issue (of NG911 address locations). Current propositions include outsourcing to a vender to perform the necessary GIS work. We need to have the right conversation with the right people to move forward.
Nathan: This is very much a large outreach piece.
Tracy: This ties back to the community; it has a natural connection. Taxing authorities are worried about parcels, but addresses are what is needed.
4.2 MSDIS Report – Tom Vought
Tom was asked to repost the Broadband GIS position but it has moved from STL to Jefferson City.
Image server migration – HTTPS security certificate has been acquired for the new server. There was a brief server issue but it was remedied by IT. They are testing the server with a limited number of individuals who have been given the url directly.
MSIDS said goodbye to their interns who were integral in helping make the changes and updates the past few months.
4.3 Treasurer’s Report – Chris Barnett
Balance remains $21,017.94. Chris states that our financial records appear to reflect a calendar year reporting schedule, as we are a State advisory council, he suggests we begin a Fiscal year reporting schedule that would begin on July 1 of each year. There were no opposing comments, Nathan approved the change for future Treasury fiscal reports.
4.4 Membership Report – Wiley Howell (Kaleb Bauer)
34 total members (no change) with one vacancy (Eco Dev membership), the membership list will soon be refreshed and sent out. Quorum remains at 17.
4.5 By-Laws Report – Colin Duewell
Colin did not read any by-laws today. Colin mentioned that if any member would like to send suggestions or comments regarding the By-laws to please email him. The plan is to refine the “purposes” sections within the by-laws. He also confirmed that Ex-Officio members can vote.
5. Discussion Topics / Presentations
Tony Spicci gave a presentation on the process to become certified as a GISP.
Scott Penman gave a presentation/ update on the NG911 Imagery QC process with Sanborn.
Discussion by subcommittee- 8 million budget for statewide NG911. Meeting with stakeholders, tax commission.
- Make sure the product we are hoping to produce will match with everyone’s data layers (baseline data)
- Working on a draft RP’s
- Incorporating not duplicating efforts
- Statewide 6 in Aerial imagery
- Separately, 10 million budget to upgrade911 to NG911 level
- In theory, money should be available July 1
- Not 100% clear how to issue the RP documentation for ARPA funds, auditing, etc. to assure compliance.
Steve Marsh – Q: Will funds be pushed to local governments to build data or clean existing data?
- Statewide data QA/QC
- Work with local government
- Currently about half of counties have GIS
Intent: update data, then provide resources to update or engage a vendor. For counties with GIS; provide reimbursement for efforts. Details still in flux, depends how government wants that implemented. May become a standardized grant program. DED needs a real maps for NG911, better than block level. There are lots of incentives for county participation. Advocating partnership with counties. Encouragement/ Outreach approach.
How will you address areas where city data is better/more accurate than county data?
Saralyn: In Jackson county received data from individual cities would plug into the regional dataset.
Tracy- Haven’t heard you mention DOR, if you haven’t had discussion with them, you should. They are separate from the tax commission.
Scott – if you wouldn’t mind forwarding contact info for those individuals. We are meeting with the director of the department.
Tracy – will be a lot stronger coming from you than me. They are not realizing there’s all this activity going on that they could plug into.
Scott – Many aren’t interested in standardized tax map application
Tracy – you need to know what areas are coincident
Scott – hopefully we will know in the next few weeks how this will move forward and we will keep you updated.
6. Committee Reports
Nathan wants to reactivate committees. Please reach out to participate.
Tracy – would be helpful to explain what each does
Nathan – we will address that in the next meeting
Tracy – concerned with overlap of sub committees
Jenifer – we’ve rolled the conference committee into outreach
6.1 Data Development – Buster Schrage
No report: covered in presentation. Shawn Benham will go over pilot project with aerials and explain how to QC for volunteers.
Shawn showed a small subset of data, 12 in resolution ortho imagery with 6 x 6 grid. Delivered pilot dataset as representative sample to get early feedback on overall appearance. Also at detailed side.
- Ability for multiple reviewers, can comment and add QC markers “as we go”
- Accurately and Adequately respond to them
- Explains tools to help with QC process, default issues descriptions, feedback and comments.
Buster S. – time frame in July?
Scott B. – Yes, we are working south which will be available in July, working on northern data, August 1st timeframe.
Chris B. – Time? How much time are you expecting from the volunteers?
Tim B. – Still working out details but we can use people even if they can only help a few hours
Additionally, the Surdex flight in KC will need volunteers, more to come on that.
6.2 Education – Richard Perkins
No report (absent)
6.3 Legislative – Tracy Schloss
Tracy – no activity, end of session. They start drafting legislation in fall, new session starts in January.
6.4 Outreach – Jennifer Bowden
Locked down theme, can move forward with logo options. Theme decided: “Connecting the dots in a disconnected world”. As soon as the logo is locked in, we can update the website and print “save the date” flyers. Looking for presenters and keynote speakers.
7. Liaison Reports
7.1 MAGIC- Steve Marsh
Nothing new, conference went better than expected. Planning meetings stating for the next Conference.
7.2 National States Geographic Information Council – Tony Spicci
Hired new Executive Director. Summer Caucus: Topics result of strategic planning. Talks of national zoning atlas. Parcel and record workgroup update.
8. Cooperating Agency / Organization Reports (Brief by Exception)
8.1 USGS – David Nail
Lidar 1 meter DEM (MO3DEP). 7 counties lacking. Would like to put in USGS contract, could put together funding. Keep lines of communication open until acquisition and proposals this fall. If Questions; please email.
Buster – Does age play a role in data?
David – 8 years, will look at replacing if any older.
8.2 NRCS – Katie Philbrick
8.3 Missouri Mappers Association –
No report, or representative
8.4 Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors – Jon Cole
No report (Absent)
8.5 Census – Craig Best
New Program announced: Post Census Group Quarters Review (PCGQP). Open to State, County, City, townships. To challenge the count for group quarters. Will run from June 30th 2023.
Important distinction: CQR, current with update. PCG: Does not affect the 2020 census.
9. Open Discussion
Tracy – Will be presenting at UC conference: “GIS the most widely used tech you’ve never heard of”
10. Next Meeting: July 14, 2022 10:00am at Cole County Fire Protection District, 5206 Monticello Road, Jefferson City, Missouri.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:33 am