Georgia Geospatial Advisory Council

The Georgia legislature passed, and Governor Perdue signed, House Bill 169 sponsored by Senator Earl “Buddy” Carter (R-1st District). Senator Carter worked collaboratively with Representative David Knight (R-126), pertinent Conferees, the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG), Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD), Georgia Association of Assessing Officials (GAAO) and members of the Georgia GIS Coordinating Committee (GISCC), including Newton County GIS and GIS@GTRI, to arrive at legislation that will benefit the entire state via the creation of an official Georgia Geospatial Advisory Council (GGAC). This legislation became effective July 1, 2010.

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Danielle Ayan presents on Georgia Geospatial Audit

Ignite Event at URISA GIS-Pro 2010 Conference at the Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort in Orlando, FL. Danielle Ayan presentation on Georgia Geospatial Audit Overview. Sept. 28, 2010.

January 24, 2012

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The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has received a grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Disaster Recovery Enhancement Fund to supplement Georgia’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery allocation following two presidentially declared disasters in 2008*. These funds will be used for activities and products to assist local governments in preparing for future disaster mitigation and resilience.