Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Nov. 17 named GIS Day in Milton.


At its Nov. 15 meeting, Milton’s City Council gave city Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Administrator Nick O’Day, center, a proclamation explaining the importance of his work and naming Nov. 17 GIS Day in the city.

GIS software, which is used to build detailed and accurate maps that integrate into all city systems, are crucial to the wise use of natural resources, continued economic prosperity and general health of the citizens of Milton, said Mayor Joe Lockwood.

In addition, O’Day’s work plays an important role in the future growth and security of the city, including the use, management, and exchange of data with other municipalities and governments across the world, said Lockwood.

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