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County has decision to make on adding GIS technology


MORRIS - When Stevens County residents come to see Environmental Services/ Planning and Zoning Director Bill Kleindl to ask about a new project on their property, Kleindl uses an aerial map of the county and geographic software to help make his decision.

Using mapping and spacial analysis software, Kleindl and the property owner can look at an aerial view of the property to measure setbacks and variances to give a preliminary call on the project immediately.

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Kim Ukura is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune.