Westport, CT’s new TaxMap App and other Government GIS News

Westport, CT has a new Esri-based map viewer. The city is offering several 90 and 150 minute classes on using it. Good thing  - since I oculd not get the help to work. The old intro page says you must use IE not AOL or another browser. Safari worked fine.

- CT

The Franklin County, AL Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Consortium officially lauched its “virtual Franklin County,” also known as its public facing GIS. It's built on ArcGIS Viewer for Flex 2.

- Franklin County Times

The city of Southfield [MI] recently launched Destination Southfield, a collection of Geographic Information System -based sites that provide up-to-date interactive maps and information about city services, parks and polling locations. The information can be found at http://maps.cityofsouthfield.com/destinationsouthfield.

With Destination Southfield, the city has become one of the first communities in the country to take advantage of Environmental Systems Research Institute's local government common information model. ArcGIS for Local Government includes a series of maps and apps that are designed to work together across various city departments.

Silverlight. Interesting "hide and seek" menus.

- Hometown Life

Published Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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