Mission and overview
The Oregon Geographic Information Council (OGIC) provides statewide governance for sharing, coordinating and managing geospatial Framework data among public bodies and the citizens of Oregon.
OGIC was created pursuant to ORS 166 and is composed of 2 representatives from the Oregon Legislature, 8 representatives from state agencies, 7 representatives from local government, and representatives from an Indian tribe, a federal agency, a public utility, a non-profit, a public university and a private citizen. The Council deliberates and approves resources and standards for shared geospatial Framework data and geospatial technology development, to prevent duplication and save taxpayer dollars.
- Govern sharing, coordination and management of geospatial Framework data
- Develop and maintain a strategic plan for geospatial Framework data management in alignment with other statewide information technology strategies
- Improve geospatial Framework data quality, completeness and consistency
- Address legal and policy issues related to geospatial Framework data sharing and distribution
- Adopt rules, policies and standards that identify geospatial Framework data that public bodies must share and the procedures and terms for such sharing
- Treat geospatial Framework data as a public asset and manage it as such
- Develop strategies to enhance geospatial Framework data management and sharing among public bodies, and eliminating fees that public bodies charge each other for such data
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