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DFA Attorney for Revenue Legal Counsel Clarifies State Tax Application to GIS Services

In recent months, there have been points of confusion among GIS Board members regarding how sales tax is applicable to geospatial services, with digital orthophotography particularly in mind. The issue was initially addressed by Elizabeth Bowen, GIS Coordinator for Benton County. Bowen raised the question, which came to light while working on a local project, […]

NEAGIS Kicks Off First Meeting

The North East Arkansas GIS Users Group (NEAGIS) held their first meeting Tuesday July 14, 2009 in Jonesboro. The primary goals of the first meeting were to establish leadership positions, as well as organize and plan what NEAGIS would do for the community. Twenty-two people ‚Äúrepresenting regional city, county, state, federal, and private organizations, the […]

Address Change

Since we have been forced to go production with the new site we need all users to quit using the beta address as well as all the addresses below. apps.geostor.arkansas.gov beta.geostor.arkansas.gov and http://maps.arkansas.gov now redirects you to http://www.geostor.arkansas.gov/G6/viewer/index.html I have added redirects in my web application so people using the website with a browser should […]

GeoStor Bugs

GeoStor staff have worked diligently to resolve a number of bugs that were identified. We believe the following have been resolved: Raster projection issues- Big thanks to Safe Software for quickly resolving the FME Server bug Downloads via Firefox, Mozilla, ect Delivery of metadata Please drop us a note if you identify additional bugs geostor@arkansas.gov […]

GeoStor Issues

We are experiencing some serious issues with Apache Tomcat right now so the entire GeoStor 5.0 site is down. I have redirected all the traffic to the new site so please use that until we can determine what is causing Tomcat to crash within minutes of starting up. http://www.geostor.arkansas.gov Glen http://geostor.blogspot.com

3 Bugs found during Beta Testing

Thank you to those who have been testing the GeoStor 6.0 currently in beta. Three bugs have been brought to our attention. We have ‘re-opened’ access to GeoStor 5.0 “Find Data” for downloading until we can get the issues resolved at which time we will resume testing. Summary of Bugs:1. Raster downloads fail to submit […]

New Data on Beta Site

We are pleased to announce the availability of Public Water Systems & Electric Service Territories via http://www.geostor.arkansas.gov. Public Water Systems was developed by the Arkansas Department of Health. Work is still underway but a significant amount of progress has been made.http://www.geostor.arkansas.gov/G6/Home.html?q=Public+Water+Systems Electric Service Territories was developed by a number of electric service providers. AGIO staff […]