Online GIS Mapping - Training Workshops in April 2015
Planning Boards, Code Officers, Emergency Managers, Assessors:
This training is for you! The online GIS mapping services can save you time and money and provide online services to reduce demands at your municipal service counter.
As part of the on-going partnership between the Washington County Council of Governments and the GIS Laboratory and Service Center at the University of Maine at Machias, we are offering municipal officials training on the (double award winning!) online GIS mapping for Washington County municipalities.
Where and When:
Milbridge Public Library (computer terminals) - 5:30-8:30PM April 15th & April 29th 2015
University of Maine at Machias GIS Lab – 5-8PM April 8th & April 22nd 2015
Washington County Community College (computer lab) – 5:30-8:30PM April 16th & April 23rd 2015
Who should attend: Planning Boards, Code Enforcement Officers, Assessors, Emergency Managers, Public Works and Transportation personnel, Clerks and Managers serving Washington County municipalities.
Approved Certification Maintenance Credits:
Certified Assessors - 3 CM Credits
Code Enforcement Officers - 3 CM credits for Land Use or Shoreland Zoning
Fees: WCCOG Member Municipalities: FREE Non-Members: $25
Space is Limited - Download Workshop description and details here (includes link for registration).
Online GIS mapping tools include:
- Parcel Viewer targeted for the general public
- Planners maps that provide more layers of information of use by planning boards and Code Enforcement Officers for planning and regulatory review
- Storm Surge scenarios for all Washington County coastal towns based on output from the national Weather Service SLOSH (Sea, Lake and Overland Surges from Hurricanes) model under varying storm conditions, at current sea levels and with 3 feet of sea level rise.
Learn how to:
- query the information for your town(s) you serve
- print customized maps of properties with different background imagery and your choice of additional details
- run scenarios of varying storm intensity and visualize impacts on infrastructure, facilities and structures