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The purpose of the Local Government Committee (LGC) is:
  1. To advise the GICC on issues, problems, and opportunities relating to GIS within local governments in North Carolina.
  2. To inform local government users of geographic information about the status of GIS activities in the state, GIS efforts in state government, and the actions of the GICC.

If there are issues or concerns that you would like the LGC to address, please contact the Chair.

The Chair is elected by the members of the LGC. The Chair is Kat Clifton (704.633.2231).
Staff support is provided by Jeff Brown (919.754.6584).

Current Issues

  1. Geospatial Metadata: State and Local Government Profile. The LGC worked with the Statewide Mapping Advisory Committee to revise the metadata standard for North Carolina and is advising the Metadata Committee on implementing the standard for data published by local governments.
  2. NC Parcel Project. Local government participation in the Working Group for Seamless Parcels has been vital in expanding and sustaining a full-state standardized set of county parcel data. The NC Integrated Cadastral Data Exchange achieved completion of a grant project in April 2014 that implemented the online NC Parcel Transformer to translate local data fields to a standard set of fields and to publish statewide data and web services.
  3. GIS Technical Advisory Committee.  The LGC will support the GIS TAC with information about applications of new technology to geospatial solutions.

ESRI Master Purchase Agreement

The NC Office of Information Technology Services signed an Enterprise License Agreement with ESRI in effect through July 2015 that includes a Master Purchase Agreement for local governments. For details, see here.

Associations Represented on the LGC
The LGC is comprised of a single representative from each of the following organizations:
  • Association of Regional Council Executive Directors (ARCED)
  • Carolina Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (CURISA)
  • NC Association of County Commissioners (NCACC)
  • NC Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-NC)
  • NC League of Municipalities (NCLM)
  • NC Local Government Information Systems Association (NCLGISA)
  • NC Property Mappers Association (NCPMA)

 

    

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July 2015 – NC Parcel Boundaries and Standardized Fields

Standardized parcel data for all 100 counties is now available as a map service, a feature service, or as downloadable data from the the NC OneMap Geospatial Portal.

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May 2015 – Guidance for Acquisition of Oblique Aerial Imagery and Software System
A guide for local government GIS coordinators considering acquisition of oblique imagery is now available, developed by the Working Group for Orthophotography Planning. read more ...

February 2015 - 2014 Imagery Available

The 2014 orthoimagery is now available from the NC OneMap GeoSpatial Portal. Read the full article for all of the details.

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January 2015 - Understanding Raster Imagery Compression

The GIS TAC has produced a document to guide and educate users on the compression of raster imagery.

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December 2014 - Addresses Available From NC OneMap

With the recent completion of the update to the Master Address Data Set, the 2014 version is now available from the NC OneMap GeoSpatial Portal.

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