GIS and GPS award winners announced

GIS and GPS award winners announced

ESRI, the leading developer of geographic information system (GIS) software; and Trimble, a leading innovator of global positional systems announced the 2004 ESRI and Trimble Mobile Government Grant Series. Totaling $170,000, the software, hardware and training grants have been awarded to 20 state, regional and local municipalities around the nation. The grant applications fell into the categories of homeland security and planning. The following recipients from parks and recreation include:

State of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Newport News (Va.) Department of Public Works

South Santa Clara County (Calif.) Fire District

South San Francisco (Calif.) Information Technology Department

Sioux City and Woodbury County in Iowa

Iredell County (N.C.) GIS/ Mapping Department

San Diego (Calif.) Planning Department

Covington (Va.) Office of Emergency Services

North Miami (Fla.) Department of Community Planning and Development

El Paso (Texas) Department of Planning, Research and Development, IT/GIS Division

Frederick County (Va.) Department of Planning and Development

Indio (Calif.) Community Development Services

Central New York (N.Y.) Regional Planning and Development Board

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