Meeting Archives

June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location

Pope Park

Hartford, CT 06114

Details

31 people in attendance

9:00 – 9: 15: Introduction

  • Mark H welcomed everyone at 9:15am.

 

9:15 – 9:45: Committee Updates

Standards – Mark Goetz, MetroCOG

  • Had committee meeting on 6/21
  • Working on recommendations for coordinate systems, guidance on transformations etc
  • Also working on standards for web applications (best practices for web services, applications etc)
  • Going to be initiating storm water working group after July 1
  • DOT is spearheading working group for survey control and administrative boundaries

Communications – Steven Birney, Norwalk

  • New website has been launched.
  • Currently in the process of loading the meetings minutes
  • Old site now directs you to the new site
  • Want to add sub-committee and meeting notes to the website
  • Open to suggestions

Education – Cary Chadwick, UConn CLEAR

  • Committee has not formally met but they are gearing up for GIS Day on Wednesday Nov 14th
  • It will probably in Hartford.  Have reserved Hartford Public Library
  • Still looking for volunteers for a committee
  • Mostly conference calls
  •  1 site visit

Data Acquisition Advocacy – Erik Snowden, CRCOG

  • Working on a white paper to present to legislative champions for the flight
  • Could use a new angle and advice on who to talk to in the legislature
  • Currently talking to NRCS, USGS, and reps from Mass RI VT about multi state flight
  •  Multi-state flight would be 4 band 6 inch imagery.  CT could do 6” with 3” buy up 300 – 350 K for 6” for the entire state
  • Mark G asked if it included LiDAR. Erik indicated that it does not.

 

9:45 – 10:15:  Public Act 18-175 – Tyler Kleykamp,  Chief Data Officer, Office of Policy & Management

                -Presentation  

 

10:15 – 10:30: Break

 

10:30 – 11:15: State Hazard Mitigation Plan – Meghan McGaffin, Milone & MacBroom

                -Presentation

 

11:15 – 12:00: Lidar: uses for the cloud – Jason Parent, UConn

                -Presentation

 

12:00 – 12:30: Education, Standards, Data Acquisition Advocacy & Communications Committee Breakout Sessions

March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location

Metropolitan District Training Center
125 Maxim Road

Hartford, CT 06114

Details

Meeting Agenda – Meeting Notes

8:30- 9 AM – Networking
9:00-9:15 AM – Welcome, discussion of storm response systems and methods
9:15-9:45 AM – Project Updates:

  • MS4 Status update – Amanda Ryan, UConn CLEAR
  • Statewide planimetrics discussion- Mark Goetz, Metro COG
  • How can GIS help cemetery managers – Jeff Nolan, Central Cemetery of Brookfield, CT

9:45 – 10:15 AM- Steering Committee vote (new members listed below)
10:15-10:30 AM – Field Data Collection with GeoData Services & Replication, Steven Birney, Norwalk, CT

10:30-11:45 AM- New 2022 Datum, Dan Martin, NOAA (PRESENTATION SLIDES)

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM – ArcGIS Pro, Tom Schwartzman, Esri (PRESENTATION SLIDES)

12:30 – Committee break-out discussions

 

Reminder! Spring NEARC will be held at UConn on May 8th. Great opportunity for CT GIS Network members to attend and showcase our work.

 

New steering commitee members, elected to a 3-year term:
Education: Cary Chadwick
Non-Profit: Steve Perry
State: Dan Czaja
Utility: Keith Anderson
Member-at-large: George Obeng
Member-at-large: Jeff Nolan