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GIS partners pursue visioning session, establish new priorities

Since its inception in the mid-1980s, LINK-GIS has become a vast warehouse of spatial data for the community and a core technology that supports many mission-critical public services. These facts were the central focus of a day-long visioning session held in late June at the GE Global Operations Center in Cincinnati. The system’s growth and […]

GIS staffer named to NKY emergency response planning commmittee

Kathy Stephens GISP, an associate GIS specialist at PDS was appointed a member of the Northern Kentucky Emergency Planning Committee (NKEPC) during the group’s January meeting. In making the appointment, Rodney Bell, Safety Manager for Sanitation District No.1, stated, “It’s great to have a PDS representative on board. It will provide additional capability and credibility […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]