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Staff Pursues Kenton County Sidewalk Inventory

Most areas of urbanized Kenton County are served by sidewalks on one or both sides of the street. While this is due largely to local requirements for construction of sidewalks on both sides of the street, no data are available currently on where sidewalks exist. That’s about to change. A comprehensive inventory of sidewalks in […]

Piner Tornado: One Year Later

Tri-State Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) has released a one year later report about the March 2, 2012 tornado.  LinkGIS staff member Kathy Stephens is serving on COAD.  A map LinkGIS produced with before and after aerial photography was used during the meeting.  To see a clip from the meeting and for more information, […]

Aerial Photos of Tornado Damage

The GIS staff has created a website that allows the user to compare aerial photography in the Piner area from 2010 and March 2012.  The photography covers the area affected by the March 2nd tornado. Address: http://linkgis.org/tornado/

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 […]

Regional use of tool for road construction coordination saves tax-, rate-paye...

Well into its first year of use, NKAPC’s online tool that allows jurisdictions and utilities to coordinate road construction and maintenance projects is proving to be very successful and saving participants a lot of money. Currently, the Kenton and Campbell County Fiscal Courts, a number of cities in each county, the water and sanitation districts, […]

Staff Participation at International GIS Conference Represents Partnership We...

Two offerings during the recent 2010 ESRI International User Conference included work accomplished by NKAPC’s GIS staff. One was a training session and the other was an inclusion in the conference’s 25th Anniversary Map Book. Christy Powell, GISP, one of NKAPC’s senior GIS specialists, represented NKAPC and the LINK-GIS partnership by presenting a conference session […]

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. […]