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Jason Warzinik
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Boone County GIS Awards and Achievements

2014 - Excellence in Operations Management Award
A collaborative effort between the Boone County Public Works, Resource Management and Geographic Information System (GIS) departments has earned them the 2013 Excellence in Operations Management Award from Cartegraph, provider of Operations Management System technologies for the public sector. Boone County is one of only 10 municipal organizations to receive the award, which Cartegraph plans to grant annually as part of an initiative to promote and recognize the use of technology within municipal organizations to work smarter for the improvement of the community. [read full press release]

2014 - Boone County GIS Appointed to National Geospatial Advisory Committee
On behalf of Boone County, Jason Warzinik has been appointed by the Secretary of the Interior to a three-year term on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee. The Committee reports to the Chair of the Federal Geographic Data Committee and provides advice and recommendations related to management of Federal and national geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and GIS/mapping mandates. The Committee will review and comment upon geospatial policy and management issues and will provide a forum to convey views representative of non-federal stakeholders in the geospatial community. [read full press release]

2014 - Boone County GIS and the Shared GIS Consortium Featured in ESRI Press Book
Boone County GIS and the Shared GIS Consortium was featured in ESRI's "The GIS Guide for Elected Officials". The case study focused on the 2-day visioning workshop put on in 2009 that brought together 27 representatives from within the local GIS community to obtain input on the future direction of the Share GIS Consortium.

2013 - Outstanding Contribution to GIS award at 2013 Missouri GIS Conference
Warzinik wins Outstanding Contribution to GIS award at 2013 Missouri GIS Conference for his work in improving GIS services and capabilities at Boone County and the mid-Missouri area through his dedicated work with organizations such as the Shared GIS Consortium, MGISAC, and Region F E911 GIS Coordinators

2011 - Boone County GIS Appointed to Missouri GIS Advisory Council
On behalf of Boone County, Jason Warzinik has been appointed to a two-year term to serve on the Missouri GIS Advisory Council. The Council’s purpose is: to foster cooperation among state agencies, local governments, private industry, academia, federal government and others in the field of GIT; to advise and assist ITSD in the coordination and advancement of GIS in Missouri State Government; to develop and recommend GIS management procedures and goals for state government as outlined in the Missouri GIS Strategic Management Plan; to assure the highest quality of information and reduce unnecessary duplication in the application of GIS technology; to provide a forum for interaction among state government agencies and other stakeholders with regard to policies and standards on the development and uses of GIS; and to enhance the recognition of GIS at the local, state and federal levels through the sharing of GIS products and research findings.

2011 - ESRI to Highlight Boone County Apps in GIS Seminars
Boone County GIS will be featured regionally as part of ESRI's nationwide 'Extend the Reach of Your GIS' seminars.

2011 - ESRI ArcGIS 10.1 Beta Program
Boone County GIS selected to participate in the ArcGIS 10.1 beta program.

2010 - ArcGIS Server JavaScript API Powered Applications Released
Boone County GIS Department released the Boone County Assessor Aerial and Parcel Information Viewers, both applications are powered by ArcGIS Server Advanced Edition JavaScript API.

2009 - Digital Government Achievement Award (DGAA)
Boone County's Road Closures GIS application was selected as a winner in the Government-to-government category in an annual study by the Center for Digital Government. The Digital Government Achievement Awards showcase progressive and innovative Web sites and digital applications by government entities worldwide. The awards are judged by a panel of experts on a wide range of categories, including site accessibility, innovation, cost-savings, ease of use, and exceptional service to public. [Read More]

2009 - ESRI ArcGIS 9.4 Beta Program
Boone County GIS selected to participate in the ArcGIS 9.4 beta program.

2008 - ArcGIS Server Powered Applications Released
Boone County GIS Department released the Boone County Planning Information Viewer and the Ashland Address Editing Web Mapping Application, both applications are powered by ArcGIS Server Advanced Edition and are for internal staff.

2008 - Internet Map Viewers Serve Out 6 Millionth Map
Boone County GIS Department provides access to the County GIS and map information through interactive mapping tools available online at the Boone County Assessor, Planning and Building, Clerk, Public Works, and Sheriff web sites. On March 3, 2008 over 6,060,000 maps have been served since the release of the first viewer in February 2004.

2008 - ESRI ArcGIS 9.3 Beta Program
Boone County GIS selected to participate in the ArcGIS 9.3 beta program.

2007 - GIS Certification Institute
Boone County GIS becomes the first entity in Missouri to have two Certified GIS Professionals (GISP) on staff.

2007 - Alternative ArcGIS Server Grant Award
Boone County GIS Department was selected as 1 of 283 to receive an alternative ArcGIS Server grant award. The grant was open to all disciplines preparing to develop GIS data, applications, and/or analytics to move their organizations forward via the next generation of server-based GIS. This award will provide the foundational tools required to upgrade Boone County’s Internet mapping with applications that will enable staff to view and edit GIS datasets in near real-time in the field or from remote locations.

2007 - ESRI ArcPad 7.1 Beta Program
Boone County GIS selected to participate in the ArcPad 7.1 beta program.

2006 - ESRI International User Conference
Jason Warzinik, GIS Program Manager showcased the Boone County’s ArcIMS Viewers at the 2006 ESRI User Software Applications Fair. Jonathan Bode, GIS Analyst showcased two of his custom GIS maps at the 2006 ESRI Map Gallery.

2006 - Internet Map Viewers Serve Out 3 Millionth Map
Boone County GIS Department provides access to the County GIS and map information through interactive mapping tools available online at the Boone County Assessor, Planning and Building, Clerk, Public Works, and Sheriff web sites. On April 30, 2006 over 3,100,000 maps have been served since the release of the first viewer in February 2004.

2005 - Top 10 Digital Counties Survey
Boone County's web site was rated 5th in the nation for counties with less than 150,000 population in an annual study by the Center for Digital Government (Center) and National Association of Counties (NACo). [Read More]

2005 - IAAO Mobile Data Collection Grant
Boone County was selected to receive a Mobile Data Collection Grant to assist in expanding our available technology as well as bridge the mapping functions between the office and field.

2004 - ESRI Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award
Boone County was selected to receive a Special Achievement (SAG) Award in GIS at the 2004 ESRI International User Conference! [Read More]

2004 - ArcIMS Internet Parcel Information Viewer
The Parcel Information Viewer was officially released on the Assessor’s web site on February 6th.

2001 - NACO/ESRI Technology Foundation Intermediate Level Grant
Boone County was selected to receive a NACO/ESRI Technology Foundation Grant to promote the further development of the County GIS infrastructure.

1997 - Formed Shared GIS Consortium
Boone County, the City of Columbia, and Boone Electric Cooperative signed a cooperative agreement establishing a Shared GIS Consortium.


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