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Upcoming Events

    2nd Annual SWOGIS Golf Outing

    When: October 12, 2015, 1:30 pm

    Join your favorite GIS colleagues at the second annual SWOGIS Golf Outing. It will be held at Kitty Hawk Golf Center in Dayton, Ohio on Monday, October 12 with tee times between 1:30 and 2:30pm. The cost is $36/player, which gets you 18 holes and cart. The format likely being 3 or 4 man best ball scramble depending on the number of participants.

    RSVP by by Tuesday, October 6 »

    SWOGIS Meeting: Managing GIS for Multiple Organizations

    When: October 26, 2015, 10:00 am

    There will be 3 presentations, 20-30 minutes each on how 3 organizations (Stark County, Clark County, City of Kettering) manage GIS & data for multiple organizations. Details will include logistics, costs, products, benefits and future plans.

    Outreach Ohio URISA Meeting

    When: October 26, 2015, 12:30 pm

    Outreach OGRIP Meeting & Presentation

    When: October 26, 2015, 2:00 pm

Recent Updates

GIS Technician/Project Manager
City of Tipp City
The City of Tipp City, Ohio seeks qualified applicants for the GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Technician/ Project Manager position. Under the administrative direction of the Deputy Director of Municipal Services & Engineering, the GIS Technician/ Project Manager will maintain, update, and create GIS data for Water, Sewer, Electric, Streets, Parks, & Engineering within SDE environment. Will lead GPS field data collection, Support Field Crews with GPS mobile units/data collection, Create & maintain ArcGIS applications & services, assist in non-GIS projects and tasks. Bachelor's degree preferred in geography, engineering, urban planning, or public administration with one (1) year experience working with ESRI suite of products (ArcMap, ArcEditor, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server) or; any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Preference given to those with local government experience, engineering/inspection experience/interest. Excellent oral & written communication skills a must. Valid Ohio driver's license required at appointment or within six months. Position will start at 20.51/ hour. Submit resume & cover letter to Timothy J. Eggleston, City Manager, Tipp City Government Center, 260 S Garber Drive, Tipp City, OH 45371. Deadline to submit resumes is September 18. For more information go to www.tippcityohio.gov EOE.

Registration is open for the 25th Annual Ohio GIS Conference, which will be held Sept 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio.   Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity to be part of the largest gathering of GIS professionals in Ohio.   In addition to presentations, there are workshops and networking opportunities available.   If you are a GIS professional or your company provides GIS services, products, hardware or software, you need to be here. Register today!

For more information, registration and proposed agenda: http://ogrip.oit.ohio.gov/Events/OhioGISConference.aspx

When:  Thursday, July 30, 1pm-3pm

Where: Montgomery County Administration Building, 451 W. Third St. Dayton, Ohio.   Event in Auditorium, On Lower Level.   Parking available in parking garage, accessible from 2nd Street

1pm:  A Look Into How Organizations Use GIS
(15-20 Minutes/Each)
City of Centerville (Mark Yandrick)
Montgomery County Auditors (Henry Edds)
Miami Conservancy District (Barry Puskas)

2:30pm:  Discussion/Feedback on OGRIP's change in County Profile System to include all organizations and ESRI's Open Data site solution.

MVRPC has created a survey to help identify how GIS is used in the Dayton region and to better understand various needs that exist at the local and regional level. Survey link: http://goo.gl/forms/23PN0vktT1 This survey should only take 10 minutes to complete and your responses will remain confidential. Using this information, MVRPC intends to identify opportunities for addressing critical regional needs through partnerships and to provide enhanced GIS services.

If you feel this survey is best taken by a different member of your organization, please feel free to forward this email and link The survey will close on May 22, 2015.

Thank you!

Tom Harner, GISP

GIS Coordinator

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission

10 N. Ludlow Street, Suite 700

Dayton, OH 45402-1855