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What we do:

The GIS Department is a dynamic and unique team of individuals that provide GIS and Mapping services.
Our clients:

  • City of Grande Prairie Departments
  • Citizens of Grande Prairie and Area 
  • Land Developers 
  •  Private Industry
  •  Interactive Online Maps

The City of Grande Prairie GIS Department is the full developer of the City's GIS viewer. All applications of the GIS viewer are developed and maintained by a group of GIS Analyst/Developers and GIS Geomatics Technologists.

The City has used Autodesk Mapguide since it's initial release in 1997, and continues to use this product with the current release.

Department Overview
Our staff is proficient with various desktop GIS, CAD and software programs including Autocad Map, Autodesk World, Autodesk Mapguide, MS Office Professional and related software, Internet Explorer, MS Exchange and other applications.

Why we Exist:
To plan and implement a corporately supported distributed Geographic Information System (GIS) through collaborative partnerships between City staff and management, and with other organizations.

Key Services:
Our roles include:

  • Data and Records Management
    GIS is the data steward for all corporate geographic asset records. These corporate records include hardcopy maps, digital computer aided drafting files, as-built and record drawings of many shapes, sizes and formats.
  • GIS Data Analyses and Visualization
    GIS provides the technical expertise and computing capabilities to analyze and update geographic datasets. GIS technology facilitates the use of multiple diverse datasets undertaking complex analyses and yet provides simple map visualizations to support business decision making and operational processes. 
  • Mapping and Graphics Services
    GIS is responsible for working with end users in the planning and coordinating, and development of customized map products and series maps that focus on municipal management information. GIS group is the data stewards of the corporate geographic data, drafting standards and requirements.
  • Plotting and Large Format Printing
    GIS provides large format printing and plotting services. We provide engineering size scanning services, permanent corporate mapping retention processes, and online access to our library of corporate records.
Last updated: 9/11/2017 4:07:11 PM