Posts in category Data Development

USGS Provides $20,000 Towards New Campbell, Kenton Aerial Photography

The US Geological Survey (USGS) has granted NKAPC $20,000 towards the cost of new digital orthophotography for Campbell and Kenton Counties. Orthophotos constitute the base layer of geographic information systems (GIS). Staff is developing contract plans for new photography to be flown next spring for LINK-GIS. “Bruce Bauch, the Kentucky representative for USGS, suggested that […]

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 […]

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 […]