FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2017
CONTACT: Erin Fashoway
Montana Land Information Advisory Council to Meet in Helena
(HELENA) --- The Montana Land Information Advisory Council will meet Thursday, April 19, from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Radisson Colonial Hotel (2301 Colonial Dr | Helena, Montana) in coordintation with the Montana Association of Geographic Information Professional's (MAGIP) 2018 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 FY2019 Grants, Montana Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI) Theme Name changes, MSDI Elevation Stewardship change and discuss the NAIP Imagery Program, statewide LiDAR activities and other 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_MeetingMaterials.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 FY2019 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.