Business Plans for Iowa Geospatial Infrastructure Framework Layers for Emergency Management Applications
Award Number G12AC20141, Category 4: Fifty States Initiative: Business Plan Development and Implementation
The Iowa Geographic Information Council (IGIC), along with its local, state and federal government partners, will lead an effort to develop detailed business plans for establishing sustainable programs for statewide ortho-imagery, parcels/administrative boundaries, and addresses/structures. Using FGDC’s Business Planning templates, IGIC will create working groups composed of GIS technical experts, vendors, program managers and GIS users, who will devise plans for creating and maintaining these layers within the context of the Iowa Geospatial Infrastructure, Iowa’s contribution to the NSDI. Development of business plans for these framework layers is seen as meeting strategic objectives that move the state’s geospatial community forward, especially considering needs made evident by recent natural disasters. Federal partners in the state and region are seen as key stakeholders and will fully participate in the planning discussions, as well as implementation.
Jim Giglierano, Iowa DNR
Jon Paoli, Iowa HSEMD
Brad Cutler, Iowa DOT