FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2019
CONTACT: Erin Fashoway
Montana Land Information Advisory Council to Meet in Helena
The Montana Land Information Advisory Council will meet Tuesday, April 2, 2019, from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Clarion Copper King Hotel (4655 Harrison Ave | Butte, Mt). The meeting will be held in coordination with the Montana Association of Geographic Information Professional's (MAGIP) 2019 Big Sky GeoCon conference. Conference registration is not needed to attend this Council meeting.
The Council will take action on the Montana Land Information Act FY2020 Grants, will discuss NextGen 9-1-1 Statewide GIS Data Asessement, the NAIP Imagery Program, statewide LiDAR activities, other GIS state priorities, and policy related to geographic information & systems in Montana. For an agenda and related meeting materials, visit: https://mslservices.mt.gov/About_the_Library/commission_councils/Montana_Land_Information_Advisory_Council/mliac_MeetingDates.aspx.
The Montana Land Information Advisory Council was established by statute through the Montana Land Information Act with the purpose of establishing a planning framework for land information and granting processes for Montana. Members of the Council represent federal and state agencies, tribes, private businesses, local governments, the university system, and the Montana legislature. This meeting is of particular importance as Council members will make a decision on the FY2020 MLIA Grant's prioritized by the FY2019 Land Plan.
The Montana Land Information Advisory Council makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in the meeting. Persons needing accommodations must notify the State Library prior to the meeting. To make your request known, call (406) 444.3384, TDD 444.3005.
The Montana State Library chairs the Montana Land Information Advisory Council. Through its statewide programs, the Montana State Library empowers Montanans; enhances learning in families and communities; builds 21st Century skills, and provides opportunities for civic participation. For more information, visit http://msl.mt.gov.