HR & Risk Management

Mission Statement

​"GIS is a geographic information system (GIS) that integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information." ESRI

​​GIS is a holistic technological methodology that connects systems as well as the community.

is a part of the Information Systems Division and is composed of one GIS Analyst and one GIS Specialist. GIS has been integrated into nearly every department, in a continuing effort to help users make more informative and effective decisions

Responsibilities

  • ​GIS data management and maintenance: establishing and enforcing accuracy standards, update procedures, and database compatibility for GIS data, coordinating data sharing with local, state, and federal government, and creating and developing new GIS data.
  • GIS applications development and analysis: developing custom applications, interactive maps, and specific project map documents for analysis a​nd inquiry of GIS information as well as performing complex GIS analyses.

  • GIS training and assistance: conducting training for city-wide GIS users, tutoring and assisting individual GIS users on specific projects, and answering technical questions.
  • Cartography and presentation: producing informative maps, reports, and digital graphics and assisting with presentation of geographic information.

Goals

  • Develop and implement an accurate, comprehensive, and up-to-date GIS
  • Implement an easy to use web-based interface for end-users
  • Promote use of GIS to expedite work processes