Posts in category Technology

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 […]

LINK-GIS partnership readies online tool to facilitate road construction coor...

Frustrated by road construction projects that tear up brand new pavement? Want to see tax dollars and monthly utility payments go further? You’re not alone. The LINK-GIS partnership is working to implement an online tool that will cut down on road construction-related frustration. It will also help stretch the dollars residents pay for utility service […]

GIS website getting functional overhaul; more information will be easier to a...

The LINK-GIS website is undergoing a makeover. NKAPC contracted recently with two consulting firms to help its staff upgrade the functionality and look of the site that serves Kenton, Campbell, and Pendleton Counties. The Commission expects to put the new service online by mid fall. “The website has been online for almost five years,” said […]

Highly-accurate Link-GIS topography data wows professional surveyors’ associa...

NKAPC staff spoke at the recent annual conference of the Kentucky Association of Professional Surveyors (KAPS) held in Lexington. Their subject was the highly-accurate LiDAR data that is now available for Kenton and Campbell Counties through NKAPC’s LinkGIS. “We were invited to address the KAPS conference on February 19,” said Trisha Brush, GISP, deputy director […]

LINK-GIS completes updating process; new aerial photography available online

A collaborative effort between Photo Science of Lexington and NKAPC’s LINK-GIS department ended this week when GIS staff loaded new photographic data into the system. A year in the making, the new digital data will provide LINK-GIS users new aerial images and more accurate terrain information in addition to other updated features in Kenton and […]

Staff readies new aerial photography for in-house and online GIS mapping

LINK-GIS will soon include updated aerial photographs as part of its hundreds of layers of information. NKAPC staff is nearing completion of work with Photo Science of Lexington to make available detailed aerial photography of Campbell and Kenton Counties taken last year. The new photography is expected to be ready by the end of next […]

GIS, planning staffs provide technical support for upcoming 2010 census

Area Planning’s GIS and long-range planning staffs are helping local governments and the US Census Bureau prepare for the 2010 US Census.  Local budget coffers are the intended recipients of staff’s work. “The Local Update of Census Addresses Program is a nationwide effort by the US Census Bureau to update address lists prior to the […]