shrug-l: February 2007 Georgia URISA Luncheon

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 RSVP 02.09.07: February 2007 Georgia URISA Luncheon


2007 Membership renewal forms - 


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"Dekalb County Stormwater Utility Implementation: An
Inter-Departmental/Systems Approach"


Michael Walker, DeKalb County, Chris Turner, DeKalb County, and Dawn
Abercrombie, CH2M HILL

DATE/TIME: February 13, 2007 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm 


City of Roswell, Room #220

38 Hill Street

Roswell, GA 30075


DIRECTIONS:  City of Roswell, Room #220




"Dekalb County Stormwater Utility Implementation: An
Inter-Departmental/Systems Approach"

A brief discussion on the GIS approach that integrates an ESRI
stormwater utility database with a Hansen billing system.   Further
talking points include the inter-departmental approach to mapping
business processes in support of the maintenance of an accurate
stormwater billing system. 




Michael Walker, DeKalb County Stormwater Program Supervisor

Michael Walker has been employed with Dekalb County Government for seven
years and has severed in several capacities from  the Development
Department, Park and Recreations, the County's Greenspace Program and
currently he is the Stormwater Program Supervisor in charge of the
Stormwater Utility Billing and the GIS Section for the Roads & Drainage
Division of the Public Works Department. Mr. Walker has spent many years
in Urban and Regional Planning across the country and has a Bachelors
degree in Social Science from Youngstown State University in Ohio and a
Masters of Urban and Regional Planning degree from Penn State


Dawn Abercrombie, Project GIS Analyst, CH2M HILL

Dawn Abercrombie has been employed with CH2M HILL for the past eight
years as a GIS analyst. She has been working with water resources
throughout her time in a broad spectrum ranging from Watershed
Assessments to Watershed Improvement Plans to Stormwater Utilities the
past 4 years.  Additionally she has worked with clients in a more pure
GIS role helping to develop GIS for Anniston Army Depot and currently
working as the GIS Manager for the new City of Milton and the City of
John's Creek.  Dawn Abercrombie has an Bachelors of Science degree in
Earth and Atmospheric Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology
and her Master of Science Degree in Environmental Public Policy from The
Georgia Institute of Technology as well.   

Chris Turner, DeKalb County Stormwater Program Senior GIS Specialist

Chris Turner has been with DeKalb County for two years and has been
working to build an effective GIS system for DeKalb's County Stormwater
Program. Before DeKalb County, Mr. Turner worked as an onsite GIS
contractor for Photo Science Inc. Chris' interest in GIS began when he
was obtaining a Bachelors of Science in Geography and, a certificate in
GIS from The University of Georgia.



$12.00 for Georgia URISA members (2007 renewal forms @

$15.00 for non-members

PAYPAL accepted: paypal at

(note: advanced payments are not refunded for no-shows)



RSVP: Please RSVP to Jimmy McGavick by 02.9.07 in order to prepare
nametags and have an accurate headcount for food
(jmcgavick at If you have not RSVP'd by the deadline and
do attend the meeting, please display professional courtesy in allowing
those who RSVP'd to prepare their food first. Thank you.



Please contact the Georgia URISA Vice President:

Clare Brown, GISP

GIS Manager

Clean Water Atlanta

230 Peachtree St.  Suite 500

Atlanta, GA  30303

clbrown at 
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