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GIS Staff Helps Parents Keep Track of Offenders in Their Neighborhoods

NKAPC’s GIS staff recently completed a visual aid to help Campbell and Kenton County parents view where convicted predators live. Previously, parents could only view a long list of the offenders’ addresses which often proved difficult for many to comprehend. “Our new service allows residents to see where sex offenders live in relation to their […]

Steel Pin “Monuments” Important to GIS; Surveyors’ Group Agrees to Maintenanc...

Most people are familiar with the steel pins or “monuments” land surveyors put in the ground to mark corners of property lines. But, in the world of computerized mapping, these monuments can hold an even more important purpose — specific longitude and latitude coordinates on the earth’s surface. But, who decides which pins to use […]

GIS Staff Works With Campbell County Officials to Upgrade Critical Mapping Da...

Campbell County’s GIS partnership reviewed its street network data recently and realized it was not as current as it could or should be. Working with NKAPC’s GIS Administration team, the partnership committed the funds necessary to upgrade its centerline information. Work to update the data is underway now. The information gathered from this project will […]

GIS Staff Reviews Standards for Excellence

The Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission’s GIS department is currently working to develop and implement a comprehensive data quality strategy. The goal is to assure constituents that the GIS maps they get from NKAPC are of the highest quality possible. This project is necessary largely due to increases in technology and expectations from elected officials and […]

LINK-GIS Earns Global ESRI Award

Only One in Kentucky The NKAPC is Kentucky’s sole recipient of the 2005 Special Achievement in GIS award for LINK-GIS’ efforts in fostering regional cooperation. LINK-GIS received the award on NKAPC’s behalf at the 25th Annual Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) International User Conference in San Diego on July 27. It was selected from more than […]

LINK-GIS Recognized for Brownfield Database

System to Support Re-Development of Kenton County Today, the State of Kentucky’s Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) announced that LINK-GIS, Northern Kentucky’s leading geographic information systems provider, is the recipient of an Earth Day Award in recognition of their stewardship of the Kenton County Brownfields Initiative. LINK-GIS will be honored at the annual EQC Earth Day […]

Smart Building Starts With Smart Planning

Two Local Developers Using LINK-GIS To Build Better Communities The region’s top homebuilders, The Drees Co. and Fischer Homes have been leaders in their industry due to high levels of customer satisfaction. But, it was their due diligence, performed before a single home was built, that made the difference. For this research, they consulted LINK-GIS, […]

Sharing Data – Local Governments Set the Standard

 

Kenton County Leads Way in Brownfield Development