Posts in category Technology

Let the flakes fly! New GIS tool will help residents know the status of local...

Though the weather outside is frightful, LINK-GIS users in Kenton County will soon have a tool that is so delightful! With the click of the mouse, they will be able to find the work status of snow and ice removal crews for roads they travel during a snow event. Chris Warneford, Kenton County’s public works […]

RFP Has Been Issued for Upcoming Aerial Imagery and Digital Data Acquisition

RFP Document and Technical Specifications for: Aerial Imagery Acquisition, Digital Orthoimagery Production, LiDAR Acquisition, Digital Elevation Dataset Production, Digital Oblique Aerial Imagery Acquisition/Production & Associated Application Software, and Photogrammetric Updates and New Compilation of GIS Planimetric Mapping Please use this link to view the RFP To download the county boundaries, grid layout and monumentation control, […]

Aerial Photos Through the Years Available on LINK-GIS Website

Among many recent changes and improvements to the LINK-GIS website was the addition of the Historic Imagery widget.  This tool is available on the LINK-GIS Map Viewer.  Users are able to transition images from an eleven year span to see changes to buildings, roads, and land cover.  Aerial photos from 1999, 2004, 2007, and 2010 […]

Additional polling place information

In addition to the precinct maps available in the online store and the precincts and polling information available in the LinkGIS Viewer, we are pleased to announce additional information available about the polling locations.  Each polling location has a two hyperlinks.  One connects to a photo of the location while the other links to driving […]

New features of LINK-GIS website draw speaking invitations and regional atten...

Redesigned with a fresh appearance and rebuilt with greater functionality, NKAPC’s new LINK-GIS website is drawing the attention of jurisdictions throughout the metropolitan area and beyond. The visual elements are the first thing noticed on the new page, however, it’s the website’s new My Community viewer and Online Store function that has other jurisdictions interested. […]

Staffer will teach GIS technology at NKU middle school emerging technologies ...

NKAPC staffer Kyle Snyder will expand NKAPC’s GIS outreach program this summer when he teams up with NKU’s Center for Integrated Natural Science and Mathematics (CINSAM) to teach a half-day summer camp the week of June 28 through July 2. Snyder, a principal GIS specialist at NKAPC, plans to share the topic and a hands-on […]

Using Web Based GIS Data: 101

Are you a real estate appraiser?  The Kentucky Real Estate Appraisers Board has approved NKAPC’s GIS staff to teach “Using Web Based GIS Data: 101” for 4.00 Hours of continuing education credit.  This hands-on class features the linkgis.org website and the myCommunity viewer.  The class will be taught on June 15th from 8:00 a.m. – […]

LINK-GIS website training dates announced

Three training events for the Link-GIS website have been announced for the month of March 2010. March 4, 2010 – Tour the new Link-GIS website! Two instructional sessions – 9:00 and 11:00AM Campbell County Fiscal Court Commission Chambers 1098 Monmouth Street, Newport March 5, 2010 – Hands on training for the new Link-GIS website! Two […]

LINK-GIS partnership expands focus; offers Pictometry to local governments

The LINK-GIS partnership signed contracts recently with Pictometry International Corp. for new aerial images of Campbell and Kenton Counties. When uploaded into its system, these new digital images will provide jurisdictions in both counties with two ways to view their territories—the traditional bird’s-eye view and now a 3D view. Pictometry captures high-resolution images obliquely—or from […]

Partnership rolls out video production highlighting uses of GIS technology

The LINK-GIS partnership and the Telecommunication Board of Northern Kentucky recently completed a 20-minute informational video that will air on Insight cable channel 15. The video, which debuted in late October, is an updated version of a similar project completed in 2001 which has been used extensively over the years. “We needed to update the […]