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

Tripp Corbin tcorbin at
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:

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



Sabrina Wiley Cape, CPA
Financial Program Manager
University of Georgia
Carl Vinson Institute of Government

"Water-related Regulations (ex, NPDES)"
Steve Haubner
Atlanta Regional Commission

Bruce Taylor and Charles Ecton
Engineering Services Supervisor and Wastewater Maintenance Coordinator
Clayton County Water Authority

Comprehensive Planning
Terry Jackson
Director, Office of Decision Support Systems
Planning and Environmental Management Division
lanning.asp> Department of Community Affairs 

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


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.

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


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.


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

Please contact the Georgia URISA Vice President:

Danielle Ayan, Research Scientist II
Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS) Georgia Institute of
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





Tripp Corbin, MCP, GISP

Associate Vice President, GIS/Mapping

ESRI Authorized Instructor

Keck & Wood, Inc.


(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
<> & Wood in Duluth, GA
Introduction to ArcGIS II - April 19-21 at Keck
<> & Wood in Duluth, GA 

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