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|Minnesota Governor's Council on Geographic Information|
GI Council Committees
About the Council
The Council's last meeting was June 24, 2009. The Council's mission has been taken up by a statewide geospatial advisory council to the new Minnesota Geospatial Information Office. Most Council committees will continue their work. The Council webpages are being migrated to the new MnGeo website.
The Governor's Council on Geographic Information was created in August 1991 to help coordinate geographic information system activities among all levels of government in Minnesota. The council's 18 members were appointed annually by the Commissioner of the Department of Administration and were drawn from state agencies, federal and local governments, higher education and the private sector.
The mission of the council is to promote efficient and effective use of
resources by providing leadership and direction in the development,
management and use of geographic information in Minnesota. The council makes
recommendations in areas including, but not limited to: policies,
institutional arrangements, standards, education and stewardship.
The following guiding principles form the foundation for the council's activities and priorities. The Governor's Council on Geographic Information will:
Administrative support for the council is provided by the
Land Management Information Center
in the Department of Administration.
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