shrug-l: GA URISA March Lunch - Legal Drivers Motivating the Use of GIS in Local Government

Tripp Corbin tcorbin at keckwood.com
Wed Mar 8 10:06:53 EST 2006


Announcement: March 2006 Georgia URISA Luncheon 
For this and other GIS-related activities in and around Georgia, please
visit the Georgia GIS Calendar:
<http://gis.state.ga.us/Calendar/calendar.php>
http://gis.state.ga.us/Calendar/calendar.php

TOPIC/TITLE: "Legal Drivers Motivating the Use of GIS in Local
Government (GASB34/35, NPDES, CMOM, Comprehensive Planning, General
Local Government GIS-Related Concerns)"

DATE/TIME:    Tuesday, March 14, 2006 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

LOCATION:   City of Roswell, Room #220
38 Hill Street
Roswell, GA 30075
 <http://www.roswellgov.com/> http://www.roswellgov.com

 <http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=38+Hill+Street,+Roswell,+GA>
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=38+Hill+Street,+Roswell,+GA
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SPEAKERS:       

GASB34/35
Sabrina Wiley Cape, CPA
Financial Program Manager
University of Georgia
Carl Vinson Institute of Government
 <http://accounting.rutgers.edu/raw/gasb/repmodel/gasb34.pdf>
http://accounting.rutgers.edu/raw/gasb/repmodel/gasb34.pdf

"Water-related Regulations (ex, NPDES)"
Steve Haubner
Atlanta Regional Commission
 <http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes> http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes

CMOM
Bruce Taylor and Charles Ecton
Engineering Services Supervisor and Wastewater Maintenance Coordinator
Clayton County Water Authority
 <http://www.cmom.net/> http://www.cmom.net

Comprehensive Planning
Terry Jackson
Director, Office of Decision Support Systems
Planning and Environmental Management Division
GA
<http://www.dca.state.ga.us/development/PlanningQualityGrowth/programs/p
lanning.asp> Department of Community Affairs 

General Local Government Concerns (GIS-Related)
Danny Mabry
Keck  <http://www.keckwood.com/> & Wood, Inc.
Retired City Manager, City of Carrollton

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EXCEPTIONS TO THIS LUNCHEON (different from normal operations):

The panel will begin at noon sharp in order to allow the maximum amount
of time (90-mins)
* Please send your RSVP by March 10, 2006 to allow panelists to properly
tailor their presentations to suit the audience
* There is a LOT of information to be covered; therefore, it can only be
skimmed. However, if there is enough demand, we might consider a
follow-up event.


FEE:
          
$12.00 for Georgia URISA members (2006 renewal forms @ www.gaurisa.org)
$15.00 for non-members PAYPAL accepted: paypal at gaurisa.org
(note: advanced payments are not refunded for no-shows)

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DESCRIPTION:

GASB Statements 34 and 35:  A New Era in Financial Reporting for State
and Local Governments

"Water-related regulations" (ex., NPDES): Local governments have to not
only deal with stormwater MS4 regulations, but also federal source water
protection and the Metro Water District requirements for stormwater,
system inventory and watershed protection--all of which may involve GIS
mapping and use of information technology.

CMOM: definition, meaning, overview, history, EPA requirements, Case
Study: CMOM program at Clayton County Water Authority, GIS components

Comprehensive Planning: A community vision: local planning requirements,
state planning requirements

General Local Government GIS-Related Concerns: Other various issues that
are helping to drive GIS development in local governments including
E911, Homeland security, Redistricting, and more.

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RSVP: Please RSVP to Jimmy McGavick by March 10 in order to prepare
proper food/seating accommodations and preprinted nametags:
jmcgavick at mariettaga.gov 


QUESTIONS:
Please contact the Georgia URISA Vice President:

Danielle Ayan, Research Scientist II
Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS) Georgia Institute of
Technology
276 Fifth Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0695
404.385.0900 main phone
404.894.5540 direct line
404.385.0450 fax 
danielle.ayan at coa.gatech.edu

 

 

 

 

Tripp Corbin, MCP, GISP

Associate Vice President, GIS/Mapping

ESRI Authorized Instructor

Keck & Wood, Inc.

 <http://www.keckwood.com/> www.keckwood.com

(678) 417-4013

(678) 417-8785 fax

 

Keck & Wood, Inc now offers both instructor led and virtual training for
ArcGIS & ArcView. Contact me for more information. 
Currently Scheduled Classes:
Introduction to ArcGIS I - April 17-18 at Keck
<http://www.keckwood.com/> & Wood in Duluth, GA
Introduction to ArcGIS II - April 19-21 at Keck
<http://www.keckwood.com/> & Wood in Duluth, GA 



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