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On the Job: Geographic Mapping

Gilbert Digital goes behind-the-scenes to learn about the Geographic Information System (GIS) software the town uses for mapping the town. GIS is used in every department, from planning and zoning, public works maintenance, and public safety to efficiently dispatch police and fire. GIS Administrator Jon Powell says that GIS, “…is not just a map,” like many people would think. It performs spatial and data analysis that can be used to save the town time and money.

For more information go to Gilbert’s GIS data


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