The Forest County Land Information Department is seeking proposals from surveyors or surveying firms for surveying services.
Wisconsin Land Information Program: A deed-recording fee use to develop and maintain land information systems at the county level in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin to achieve statewide publicly available LiDAR coverage in 2023
By this fall, all 72 Wisconsin counties will have QL1 or QL2 LiDAR obtained through the US Geological Survey’s 3DEP LiDAR program.
Al Miller leaves behind a legacy of service
Our community recently lost another land information pioneer, Mr. Allen H. Miller. Al passed away on November 11th at Agrace HospiceCare in the Madison area.
New WLIC Members Selected
The Wisconsin Land Information Program at the Department of Administration has announced the appointment of new Wisconsin Land Information Council members.
A Concept for a State Geospatial Data Portal
The State Cartographer’s Office drafted a position paper presenting a concept for a state geospatial data portal that goes beyond immediate needs and attempts to address some of the critical issues related to user requirements for geospatial data access in Wisconsin. This paper tries to consider how the state of Wisconsin should invest in geospatial infrastructure for the future, in order to maximize the return on the investment made over the last three decades through the Land Information Program.
The WIREdata case and its implications for Wisconsin geospatial data
On June 25, 2008, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued an opinion in WIREdata Inc. v. Village of Sussex (2008 WI 69), after nearly seven years of litigation between WIREdata, Inc. and the villages of Sussex and Thiensville, and the city of Port Washington. The litigation touches on Wisconsin state public records law and its application to electronic databases. This publication summarizes the WIREdata case, and highlights the potential impact of the decision on access to geospatial data maintained by government agencies.
2009 Wisconsin GIS Inventory Report
This report provides a structured view of county-based GIS capacity in Wisconsin through an inventory of GIS data assets, technical capacity, and management practices. The report is based on self-reported statistics for 2008-2009 using the Wisconsin GIS Inventory tool with answers provided by representatives of Land Information Offices (LIOs) in each county.
2013 WLIP Report
This report — jointly published by the Wisconsin Department of Administration and the State Cartographer’s Office — discusses how Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP) funding is invested in county geospatial infrastructure, the 2013 county survey results, and the challenges and opportunities for the aggregation of county map data into statewide GIS layers.
2014 WLIP Report
The 2014 WLIP Report was published jointly by the Wisconsin Department of Administration and the State Cartographer’s Office. The report discusses how WLIP funding was invested in county geospatial infrastructure in 2013, and gives the results of the 2014 WLIP survey focusing on county priorities for parcel map development.
Statewide Parcel Project
Announcement of a new collaborative project with the Wisconsin Department of Administration to create Wisconsin’s first statewide digital parcel map to be made publicly available.