Dogs, Employee of the Year and other Government GIS News
The [Orange County, CA] Board of Supervisors revised a county ordinance redefining dangerous dogs and how to care for them Tuesday. But the supervisors did not pass the proposed online map that would have let residents see where dangerous dogs live, saying they were concerned about stigmatizing residents. ...The board unanimously decided against the website because of complications and resources that would go into keeping it updated as well as the concern about a stigma, which residents expressed to the supervisors before the vote.
The Iriquois County Board [Illinois] last week raised the fees for recording the sale of properties from $41 to $55 per recording, as a way to support a new way of mapping the changes in the land, called Geographic Information Systems (GIS). ...
Copas said Iroquois County was “either the last county in the state of Illinois or among the last” to implement GIS.