2015 URISA Exemplary Systems in Government Award Recipients Announced
URISA has announced the recipients of 2015 Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards. URISAâs ESIG Awards have recognized extraordinary achievements in the use of geospatial information technology to improve the delivery and quality of government services. Applications were submitted within Enterprise and Single Process System categories. The 2015 Enterprise System Category Winner is the Regional Municipality of York, Ontario Canada submitted by John Houweling, Director, Geographic Information Services Branch. The enterprise GIS system brings together elements of corporate and regional priorities to support citizens and staff access to information in a timely manner. The 2015 Single System Category Winner is Pierce County, Tacoma, Washington, submitted by Dennis Hanberg, Planning and Land Services Director. Pierce County recognized the need to process building permits in a more efficient manner while upholding building standards to ensure public safety. The award competition is open to all public agencies at the federal, state/provincial, regional and local levels. www.urisa.org.