Local governments add value to their local datasets by sharing them with state agencies for statewide compilations such as NC Parcels. The purpose of the Local Government Committee is:
- To advise the N.C. Geographic Information Coordinating Council on issues, problems and opportunities related to GIS within local governments in North Carolina.
- 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.
Associations Represented on the LGC
The LGC is comprised of one representative from each of the following organizations:
- Association of Regional Council Executive Directors
- Carolina Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association
- N.C. Association of County Commissioners
- N.C. Chapter of the American Planning Association
- N.C. League of Municipalities
- N.C. Local Government Information Systems Association
- N.C. Property Mappers Association
- N.C. Geographic Information Coordinating Council (appointment by the chair)
The Value of GIS – Are You on the Map?
Have you told your story that highlights the value of GIS in your local government in North Carolina?
A story map http://arcg.is/2fapfyJ features local governments' award-winning uses of geospatial data and tools, with maps, graphics and brief narratives. Local governments in North Carolina are invited to enter and click the blue “participate” button and add graphics and text to tell stories about the ways GIS meets needs and informs decisions.
ESRI Master Purchase Agreement
The N.C. Department of Information Technology signed an Enterprise License Agreement with ESRI in effect through June 30, 2018, which includes a master purchase agreement for local governments.
|Jeff Hyder||NCPMA||GIS Administrator||Madison County|
|Pam Carver (Outgoing)||CURISA||Land Records Supervisor||Henderson County|
|Richard Tuinstra (Incoming)||CURISA||Senior GIS Manager||City of Wilmington|
|Josh Norwood||NCLGISA||GIS Manager||Pender County|
|Todd Shanley||GICC||Chief Information Officer||Cabarrus County|
|Malinda Ford||N.C. ARCED||Piedmont Triad Regional Council||Council of Government|
|Ben Strauss||NCACC||Senior GIS Analyst||Wake County|
|Natalie Walton-Corbett (Chair)||NCLM||IT, GIS Coordinator||City of Greenville|
|Alice Wilson||APA-NC||GIS Coordinator||City of New Bern|
|Gerald Faulkner||At Large - APWA||Water Treatment Plant Manager||City of Kannapolis|
|Statewide Mapping Advisory Committee|
|Joseph Battinelli||Business & Location Innovative Services Supervisor||Cabarrus County|
|Alice Wilson||GIS coordinator||City of New Bern|
|Board on Geographic Names|
|Amy Durden||GIS coordinator||Elizabeth City|
|Technical Advisory Committee|
|Tobin Bradley||System architect||Mecklenburg County|
|Hydrography Working Group|
|Marlena Isley||GIS manager||Alamance County|
|Working Group on Orthoimagery and Elevation|
|Josh Norwood||GIS manager||Pender County|
|Natalie Walton-Corbett||IT, GIS coordinator||City of Greenville|
|Working Group for Seamless Parcels|
|Katie Doherty||GIS and E911 Addressing Administrator||Rutherford County|
Past meetings with associated materials: Past GICC events
Bylaws and Work Plans
Local government agencies in North Carolina are major users of GIS technology and are developers of geospatial data. The LGC serves as a forum for organizations that represent local government GIS users and data producers in the state. The LGC prepares an annual work plan that directs the work of the committee and documents its accomplishments.
- 2021-22 LGC Work Plan
- 2020-21 LGC Work Plan
- 2019-20 LGC Work Plan
- 2018-19 LGC Work Plan
- 2017-18 LGC Work Plan
- 2016-17 LGC Work Plan
Newsletters and Other Documents
If there are issues or concerns that you would like the LGC to address, please contact the chair, elected by the members of the LGC.
Current Chair: Natalie Walton-Corbett, 252-329-4108