What is GIS?
- Geographic Information Systems, also known as GIS, can be used to analyze, capture, store, update and show spatial information by using software, hardware, and geographic information.
- Geographic Information Systems is a new addition to Stevens County services.
- GIS operates out of the Information Technology Department and is housed at the County courthouse in Morris.
What can GIS do for me?
- You can find the value of an area, even if you don’t know who owns it or the parcel number
- You can locate public water access points
- You can discover what types of soil are located on your property and where they are located
- It can show you the elevation of your property
- It can show you what parcels are benefited by the county ditch
Benefits of GIS
- Lowers Costs
- Eliminates Redundancy
- Provides Better Analysis/Better Decision Making
- Revenues can be Generated
- Better Response to Unexpected Situations
- More Up to Date Information
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities Include, but Not Limited to:
- Parcel Mapping/Maintenance
- Ditch Mapping
- Interactive Mapping
- Mapping, Analysis, and Management of the Counties Geographic Data