This council, authorized by
legislation passed in 2009,
and reauthorized until June 2015 (SF1270), advises
the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo) about issues, policies,
priorities, and investments needed to improve state government services through
the coordinated, affordable, reliable, and effective use of geospatial
technology. (The Statewide Geospatial Advisory Council addresses issues of concern to the wider GIS community.)
Membership: Up to 15 representatives from state agencies or state Constitutional Offices. In addition to the appointed members, the council includes a representative of MnGeo and the Office of Enterprise Technology as a voting, ex-officio member, and a representative from the Statewide Geospatial Advisory Council as a non-voting, ex-officio member. It is chaired by the state’s chief geographic information officer.
- Members appointed for FY2012-13
Meetings: Held 6 times a year.
No future meetings are currently scheduled pending the outcome of proposed legislation to dissolve this council.
All meetings are open to the public.
- February 6, 2013
- November 13, 2012
- September 26, 2012
- May 22, 2012
- March 13, 2012
- January 10, 2012
- November 8, 2011
- September 19, 2011
- May 31, 2011
- March 15, 2011
- January 11, 2011
- Meeting notes
- Presentation slides: A Brief History of MN Geospatial Standards and Recommendations to the SGGAC, Chris Cialek and Mark Kotz (14 slides, 2.3 MB, ppt)
- List of GI standards on OET's website
- MnGeo Year in Review
- Committee and workgroup updates
- Project updates
- CAP grant proposal to create a parcel data business plan for Minnesota (updated 1/11 to add DNR letter of support)
- November 9, 2010
- September 21, 2010
- July 13, 2010
- May 11, 2010
- March 12, 2010
- January 20, 2010
- December 8, 2009
Term of office for appointed members: A term expiring on June 30, 2013
Appointing Authority: Agency commissioners
Committees and Workgroups: The council is supplemented and supported by work teams and technical committees that had previously functioned under the auspices of the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Geographic Information. Non-council members are welcome and encouraged to participate on committees.