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Webinar Slides for the August 18th PTI Webinar

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PTI Webinar

  1. 1. Apps in Local Government: Virtual Summit Part 2 Presented by Lenexa Kansas Councilmember Andy Huckaba
  2. 2. City of Lenexa Demographics <ul><li>Population ~50,000 (est. 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>34.4 square miles </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the Greater Kansas City Metro area </li></ul><ul><li>1,000 miles of fiber in the ground </li></ul><ul><li>Largest concentration of Bio-Science companies in the State </li></ul><ul><li>Known for its Festivals including the Great Lenexa BBQ Battle, Spinach Fest, Lenexa Chili Challenge, and Water Fest </li></ul>
  3. 4. Awards <ul><li>Selected as a finalist for the All-American City Award </li></ul><ul><li>Lenexa listed as one of the “Best Places to Live” by CNN Money Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized nationally for its “Rain to Recreation” watershed management program </li></ul><ul><li>Lake Lenexa Dam and Spillway received the U.S. Society of Dams 2009 Project of the Year Award </li></ul><ul><li>“ Special Achievement in GIS” award at the Environmental Systems Research Institute’s 29th Annual User Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Metro leader in the last two, bi-annual Citizen Satisfaction Surveys from the ETC Institute </li></ul>
  4. 5. Early Pioneers <ul><li>First municipal Wi-Max system in the nation. Uses included: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Controlling signalization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring intersections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspectors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Safety </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Trail Markers <ul><li>With the help of an Eagle Scout candidate, Lenexa devised a new mapping and trail marking system using GIS information to enable trail users to report the location of an emergency. The new 911 trail marking system was tested as part of a pilot project coordinated with Mid-America Regional Council with plans to implement the program regionally in the future.  </li></ul>
  6. 7. Current Mobile Apps
  7. 8. Interactive Maps <ul><li>New interactive maps provide information about: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>crime data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>parks and public areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>construction projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>land use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>development activity </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Service Requests <ul><li>Location aware maps provide citizens the ability to request service for problems with roads, curbs, signs and streetlights </li></ul><ul><li>Updates indicating the service request status </li></ul>
  9. 10. Community Development Maps
  10. 11. Zoning Maps <ul><li>Gives the mobile user the ability to see the zoning allowed by the City’s Comprehensive Plan </li></ul>
  11. 12. Subdivision Maps <ul><li>Gives the mobile user the ability to see the subdivisions near their current location </li></ul>
  12. 13. On the Horizon <ul><li>Contextual and Event driven, location oriented applications </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile payments (fees, courts, donations) </li></ul><ul><li>Support multiple mobile platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated analytics mixing items like location, real time feedback, and conditions like weather or events to produce interaction, alerts, or communication </li></ul><ul><li>Overlay information we receive like crowd comments, with conditions such as weather or capacity of a location, to produce real time action </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the interlacing of advertising and messaging from local companies with our mobile applications </li></ul>
  13. 14. Contact <ul><li>Andy Huckaba </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lenexa City Council – [email_address] Twitter - Facebook - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vice-Chair of the Information Technology and Communications Committee for the National League of Cities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>President of Huckaba & Associates – [email_address] , Twitter –, Facebook –, Blog – </li></ul></ul>