Small County GIS

Advantages & Challenges

Sam

Stanton

Who, What, Where...

Who

2.5 Staff Members

Megan DelGaudio - IT Manager / GIS

Sam Stanton (me) -  GIS Coordinator

Tyler Pease - GIS Specialist

ME...

What

GIS Divsion

Housed in Planning & Zoning

BUT....

P & Z

DPW

Sheriff

Emergency Services

Parks & Recreation

Sanitary

Board of Education

Soil Conservation

Farm Service Agency

State's Attorney

We work for or with:

Commissioners Office

Tourism

Economic Development

Incorporated Towns

Board of Elections

Housing Authority

Public Defender

Community Affairs

UMD Extension Office

State of Maryland

Where

Queen Anne's County

The Boring Stuff.....

Size: 370 sq. mi.  (15th)

Population:  48k  (18th)

Density:  129 per sq. mi  (18th)

Median Income $81k  (8th)

County Seat: Centreville

7 Incorporated Towns

5 Commissioners

Where

EASTERN SHORE

A network of small towns and villages on an uninterrupted rural landscape.

TRIVIA!!

What' the name people often  mistakenly call me after meeting me?

Is the highest point in QAC:

  1. Church Hill

  2.  Starr

  3. Bakers Rubble Fill

Name any town in QAC north of Queenstown?

TRIVIA!!

What is special about today's date 10/21/15?

Investment in GIS

Staff

Software

Hardware

Data

Advantages

Nimble

Variety

Flexibility

Freedom

Adaptablilty

Great Relationship with IT!!

Challenges

Staff

Time

Knowhow

Infrastructure

Slow to adapt

FEAR!!

The Future

Enhanced Connectivity

Reinvestment in Staff

On the WEB..!!

 

Do It Yourself !!

SKI Property Tracking

MIND

BLOWN

More Offerings??

Development Review,

Facilities Management,
Parks, Sanitary,

Damage Assessment,

WIP, Adopt-A-Road....

 

What got us here: