State Government Geospatial Advisory Council
Active dates:2009 - 2013
Function: A state government geospatial advisory council must advise the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office on issues concerning improving state government services through the coordinated, affordable, reliable, and effective use of geospatial technology.
Session Laws 2009 Chapter 101 Sec. 55. [16B.99] created the Geospatial Information Office. 2010 Minn. Laws Chap. 68 (SF 1270) made some changes to the Geospatial Advisory Council and extended the expiration date to June 30, 2015.
The State Government Geospatial Advisory Council was eliminated by 2013 Minn. Laws Chap. 95 Art. 1 Sec. 2.
State's Chief Geospatial Information Officer
The commissioner of administration must designate up to 15 state government agencies and constitutional offices, including the Office of Enterprise Technology and the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office, to be represented on the council. The council must be chaired by the chief geographic information officer. A representative of the statewide geospatial advisory council must serve as a nonvoting member.
(c) Members of both the statewide geospatial advisory council and the state government advisory council must be recommended by a process that ensures that each member is designated to represent a clearly identified agency or interested party category. Members of the statewide geospatial advisory council must be selected in compliance with the state's open appointment process. Members of the state government geospatial advisory council must be appointed by the heads of their respective agencies or constitutional offices. One member of the state government geospatial advisory council must be appointed by the Legislative Coordinating Commission. Members shall serve a term of two years.
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