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Building ForksGIS

  1. 1. FORKS G I S Building the Capacity for Using G eographic I nformation S ystem Technology in the City of Forks Teresa Zena Alcock (TZA) University of Washington Olympic Natural Resources Center August 28, 2006
  2. 2. FORKS G I S A Growing UW ONRC / City of Forks Partnership since 2004! 2004: Growth Management Act update mapping - updated land-use planning maps for the City Limits and surrounding Urban Growth Area 2005-2006: Building more capacity for digital data collection, GPS Technology acquisition and GPS and GIS training, utilities mapping begins (fire hydrants, manhole covers) 2006-2007: Extending capacity for using GIS and GPS – more training, investigate other departmental use (Police, Fire, Planning) Presentation Highlights
  3. 3. FORKS G I S The mission of the ONRC is to conduct research and education on natural resource management practices which integrate ecological and economic values The City of Forks is a community surrounded by and directly influenced by the natural resources of the Olympic region The City’s economic health and growth influences natural resource management practices in the region SEPA, the [Washington] State Environmental Policy Act, requires all governmental agencies to consider the environmental impacts of any decision made within their jurisdiction City of Forks and UW ONRC: Why this Partnership? ONRC Goal: Community Outreach ONRC Goal: Professional Technology Training
  4. 4. FORKS G I S What is G I S? <ul><li>A system of hardware , software , data , people , </li></ul><ul><li>organizations , and institutional arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>for collecting, storing , analyzing and disseminating information </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>* computer-aided mapping </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>* decision-support tool </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>* dynamic , spatially- explicit knowledge base </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. FORKS G I S Re-created lost/out of date County data for 1995 Zoning Maps for base digital data 2004 Growth Management Act update mapping
  6. 6. FORKS G I S Latest 2005 Land Use Zoning Map (updated as needed) 2004 Growth Management Act update mapping
  7. 7. FORKS G I S Latest 2005 Critical Areas Map (updated as needed) 2004 Growth Management Act update mapping
  8. 8. FORKS G I S Bonus for the City: Internet Mapping! Realtors using this resource daily Great reference for potential new-comers Customization and enhancements are part of the 2005-2007 contracts 2004 Growth Management Act update mapping
  9. 9. FORKS G I S Bonus for the City: Telehealth Video Conferencing Map! Made for Roger Harrison at Forks Community Hospital 2004 Growth Management Act update mapping
  10. 10. FORKS G I S Interns helped collect fire hydrant and manhole cover data GPS Training for City personnel begins 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping New map needs identified, given the wealth of digital data and GPS tech capacity now available: More Utility Map Applications on next slides!
  11. 11. FORKS G I S 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping New Utility and Other Maps
  12. 12. FORKS G I S More Utility Maps 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping
  13. 13. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: City Parks and Open Space Map 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping
  14. 14. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: The Forks Cemetery 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping
  15. 15. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: The Forks Cemetery 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping
  16. 16. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: The Forks Cemetery 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping
  17. 17. FORKS G I S Bonus for Forks Police: Search and Rescue Maps and Graphics 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping
  18. 18. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: Transit Stops Mapping 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping Watch for Forks GPS data on Google Transit Maps!
  19. 19. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: Police Department Mapping 2005-2006 Training and Utilities Mapping
  20. 20. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: Terrain Reference Mapping Valuable Decision-Support Tools and Information
  21. 21. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: Land Cover Reference Mapping Valuable Decision-Support Tools and Information
  22. 22. FORKS G I S Forks’ new GIS/GPS tech capacity: Highlights from 2006-2007 Statement of Work 2006-2007 Extending GIS and GPS capacity More in-house GIS and GPS consultation from TZA Additional GPS and GIS training Proceed with customization of the existing ForksGIS Online web-mapping interface Investigate more potential Police Department and Fire Department mapping (GIS on laptops?!) Finish work on Forks Cemetery and produce map book and digital and printed reference maps Review fire hydrants GPS data prepare final map products for the Fire Department and Public Works Begin consultation on GPS collection of water valve and other Public Works / Utilities data Investigate WA DOE and DOH authorization for class credits using ONRC’s custom GIS and GPS curriculum City addressing: “GIS-ify” detailed address information for all dwellings in the City Make a new updated tourism reference map for the City of Forks Work with Clallam Transit and the WA State Department of Transportation to collect GPS data on transit stops
  23. 23. FORKS G I S Thank you to City of Forks: Mayor Nedra Reed and the Forks City Council, Rod Fleck, Dave Zellar, De Ann Horton, Pat Soderlind, Dan Wahlgren, Daniel Leinan, Chief Mike Powell, JoElle Lindstrand-Munger, and all other staff! Thanks to our Interns: Ken Zellar, Jimmy Harmon Thanks to Kevin Hinchen at Forks Search and Rescue and Meghan Tuttle at Rayonier Thanks to UW ONRC: John Calhoun, Miranda Wecker, Theresa Santman Thank You

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