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Toni Oden Added to List of GIS Leaders

This week, the Arkansas Geographic Information Office (AGIO) has added Toni Oden, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist at the Craighead County Assessor Office, to its list of GIS leaders in Arkansas. Toni has lived in Jonesboro her entire life, and has been doing mapping work since Craighead enrolled in the County Assessor Mapping Program (CAMP) […]

GeoStor Enhancements

We have been rolling out a number of enhancements for the past two weeks. The remaining enhancements rolled out last night.1. View Thumbnail column returned with your search results.2. Full listing of all metadata records with Thumbnails available at http://www.geostor.arkansas.gov/metadata/3. Persistent unique ID added to metadata records that can be used if you need to […]

Tammy Sanders Added to List of GIS Leaders

        The Arkansas Geographic Information Office in Little Rock has recently named Izard County Assessor Tammy Sanders to our list of Geographic Information System (GIS) leaders. Sanders has lived in Calico Rock (located in Izard) for most of her life, and has been a full-time Assessor for the county for several years. Izard County is […]

GeoStor Additions

We have heard from several of you and are working to incorporate your suggestions.The following is now in production* A hyperlink that automatically generates the search for files on the FTP site has been addedto the homepage* Pagination is now enabled if your search returns more than 20 results* More data becoming available, look for […]

Cushman School District Annexation

Effective July 1, 2009: The State Board of Education approved the annexation of the Cushman School District into the Batesville School District. The GIS Applications Lab at University of Arkansas, Little Rock working on behalf of the Secretary of State Office has updated the Public School District boundary file on GeoStor to reflect this change. […]

AGIO Adds Rinehart to List of GIS Leaders

The Arkansas Geographic Information Office (AGIO) in Little Rock has recently named Tony Rinehart to our list of Arkansas Geographic Information Systems (GIS) leaders. Rinehart is Calhoun County’s Emergency Services Manager and overseer of Calhoun’s readdressing project, among his many titles, and was “born and raised” there. Calhoun is one of three counties in Arkansas […]

Learon Dalby Listed in Top 10 Geospatial Leaders by Directions Magazine

Directions Magazine has conducted a poll among its readers this month “asking who they believe are, and will be, the most influential people in the geospatial industry over the next five years.”1 AGIO’s very own State GIS Program Manager Learon Dalby, who is also President of the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC), ranked 8th […]

GIS Strategic Business Planning Workshops to Take Place Around the State

Arkansas is preparing a Strategic Business Plan for Geospatial Information to help guide the future growth and development of geospatial data and technologies in the state. A vital part of this project is obtaining input and ideas from Arkansas’ vibrant geospatial community. Whether you are in the public or private sectors, or in state, local […]

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, […]

GeoStor Updates

I know it has been quite some time since my last update on the blog/forum and I apologize for that. It means that I have been REALLY busy working on it, in fact if I don’t document my changes I forget most of them. Also, my trip to the ESRI UC was great, I learned […]