October 2016 GISTC Meeting

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GISTC Meetings

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 

9:00am to 11:00am

Location Details: 

State Water Commission
900 East Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505-0850

Meeting Agenda

  • News and information
  • Review data status
  • GIS Meetups
  • Public Health Datasets
  • GISTC Activities Report
  • Datums Refresher

Meeting Recap

  • News and information
    • Esri EEAP addition to MPA is still on-going
    • Wind turbine data is updated weekly, let Bob know if you see any issues
    • Data has been submitted to Esri's Community Maps: city boundaries, railroad, National Grasslands
    • Hub Portal - SaaS work is underway
    • City boundaries
      • Under review is draft legislation that would give the state authority to submit boundary data to the Census Bureau on behalf of cities and counties
      • Cities and counties can still direct report
      • Draft will be shared once reviewed by the working group
    • Parcels
      • Bob is working on the process
      • Next step will be to get a web service running
  • Data status - we reviewed the status of the datasets on the Hub; data stewards are encouraged to review their data for currency
  • GIS Meetups
    • Had a very good turnout
    • Shutter Pilots and Frontier Precision provided demos
    • Community projects were discussed, mapping at the Dakota Zoo is planned
    • See the Facebook group, "Map IT! Bis-Man"
  • Public Health Datasets
    • There are a number of new datasets being planned
    • There are a number of existing health-related datasets
    • All of these datasets will be placed into a new feature dataset
  • GISTC Activities Report - this is planned in lieu of the Full GISTC meeting that we have had in past years.  Next year, we'll have this meeting in conjunction with the ND GIS UC
  • Datums - general discussion on reviewing our current approach and how to best accommodate future datum modifications


Date of Notice: 

December 14, 2015

Notice Provided By: 

B Nutsch, 701-328-3212

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