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SSMMA showcases the Calumet Region Enterprise Zone story map

May 23, 2018 – 2:35 pm | 143 views
Calumet Region story map

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has been an invaluable tool to hundreds of thousands of organizations across virtually every field and discipline. GIS provides the means to visualize, analyze, interpret, and share all types of spatial …

SSMMA’s GIS team uses multimedia map for storytelling about Complete Streets

February 1, 2018 – 11:38 am | 475 views
complete streets story map

SSMMA’s GIS team has created a fantastic new multimedia story map for resources on Complete Streets planning.
The Complete Streets and Trails Plan, adopted last summer by SSMMA’s Board and Executive Committee, reflects the commitment and the high …

MWRD offers geographic information system assistance

January 31, 2018 – 3:40 pm | 363 views
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From the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
MWRD is offering global positioning units (GPS) to provide sewer system owners resources to begin mapping their sewer systems in GIS or improve their existing sewer system map. …

Dolton/other communities welcome newly released interactive map of Chicago’s tree canopy

August 16, 2017 – 10:13 am | 415 views
Tree map

In June, the Chicago Regional Tree Initiative and Morton Arboretum released what they say is the most comprehensive tree canopy data set of any region in the U.S., covering 284 municipalities in the Chicago area. …

MWRD has global positioning units (GPS) to map sewer systems

March 27, 2017 – 11:32 am | 657 views
MWRD has global positioning units (GPS) to map sewer systems

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is pleased to offer global positioning units (GPS) to provide sewer system owners resources to begin mapping their sewer systems in GIS or improve their existing …

SSMMA’s GIS Consortium welcomes Thornton and Alsip / adds a GPS Program to services

September 26, 2016 – 11:57 am | 698 views
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GIS Updates
By Dennis Latto
1. We would like to welcome two new members to the SSMMA GIS Consortium! The Village of Alsip and the Village of Thornton’s boards have recently approved the resolution to become SSMMA’s …

SSMMA welcomes new GIS Analyst Tamara Freihat

August 31, 2016 – 12:15 pm | 1,010 views
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Please join us in welcoming SSMMA GIS Analyst Tamara Freihat. She will be responsible for creating, updating, and managing feature classes such as building footprints, infrastructure, and zoning; uploading and managing geospatial data in web …

Employment opportunity: SSMMA part-time GIS analyst

July 7, 2016 – 3:49 pm | 1,019 views
SSMMA GIS

Open Position:  Paid Part Time GIS Analyst
The South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) seeks a GIS Analyst. SSMMA is a non- profit Council of Governments representing 45 communities in south Cook and eastern Will …