Geographic Information Services (GIS)
Information Technology -- (702) 267-4300
Located @ City Hall, 2nd Floor
The Geographic Information Services (GIS) Division in the Department of Information Technology is
responsible for guiding, coordinating and managing the operation and development of the City's
enterprise Geographic Information System. IT GIS specifically:
- Develops and supports City-wide GIS applications.
- Develops and supports City-wide GIS Internet/Intranet applications.
- Oversees data and system GIS standards.
Manages GIS software purchasing, installation, licensing and maintenance.
- Oversees the Spatial Database.
- Coordinates in-house spatial data identification, creation, procurement, maintenance and dissemination.
- Maintains fire response maps & associated target maps and street address
- Obtains, maintains and disseminates base map data such as spatial data from other government agencies.
- Provides GIS support and service to Departments not having their own GIS Staff.
- Oversees the GIS User Group.
- Reviews and coordinates with IT Project Managers on all IT projects containing spatial elements.
Police -- (702) 267-4385
Located in the Emergency Services Facility, 3rd Floor
The Department of Information Technology Public Safety GIS Team is responsible for maintaining the master street
names, street addresses and business addresses for the 9-1-1 Communication Automated Dispatch (CAD) system and
mobile mapping applications. The Police Department GIS Team:
- Is responsible for maintaining areas of coverage for the CAD system outside the City of Henderson, including the
City of Las Vegas, the City of Las Vegas Detention Marshal, Animal Control
and Court Marshal.
- Maintains and updates the maps on each console within the dispatch centers for both Henderson and City of Las Vegas.
- Is responsible for keeping up to date GIS information on the Police officers laptops, Fire department laptops, Animal
Control, Marshals and Parking Enforcement. There are a total of 425 laptops at this time.
- Maintains the GIS data on the Reverse 9-1-1 system that is used by Emergency Management Operations Center and many
other departments within the city to do call outs in case of emergencies.
- Maintains the Advanced Vehicle Location server, which is the GPS tracking system for all Police vehicles.
- Prepares maps for the detectives of crimes within the valley, crime scenes, and statistical maps.
Community Development -- (702) 267-1500
Located @ City Hall, 1st Floor
Combining planning and computer technology skills, the Community Development Department Technical staff offers a full range of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services in order to visually portray information pertaining to development related activities and meet the priorities of the department.
This cutting-edge discipline is reducing the level of uncertainty inherent in land development and helping to bring the greatest value to existing and future community projects. GIS support allows planners to be certain that they are incorporating geographic and demographic data in the most efficient manner.
GIS Staff continuously strives to provide various products for the purpose of preserving the quality of planning and development as the city grows and helps to ensure the reinvestment in the existing community. A few of the major GIS projects which the Department’s GIS staff regularly supports includes:
In addition, staff also generates a variety of maps and reports for various in-house purposes such as:
vehicle travel distances, slope analysis, and sector analysis.
- Land Use
- Public Hearing Notifications
- Comprehensive Plan
- Property Management
- Demographic Profile
Public Works -- (702) 267-3068
Located @ City Hall, 1st Floor
Public Works Engineering Geographic Information Systems Team is responsible
for developing and maintaining department infrastructure and asset
databases, as well as supporting the seven divisions of Public Works in
support of the departmental
Utility Services -- (702) 267-2500
Located @ City Hall, 2nd Floor
supports Public Works infrastructure, GIS, the Asset Management Program,
and enterprise geodatabase including:
Improvement Districts (LID) data and mapping;
maintains Survey Benchmark database and intranet applications;
publishes enterprise-wide Capital Improvement Plan data maps; (http://www.cityofhenderson.com/public_works/cip.php)
certification of City-maintained public roads/eligible fuel tax
centerline mileage, and developer's private streets;
project boundaries database;
Transportation Commission's FAST Fiber Optic conduit system;
Autodesk, GIS, and CAD applications (purchasing, installation, licensing
and maintenance); and
requested maps and exhibits
Department of Utility Services (DUS) GIS Team
Comprising of a Utility GIS Manager, 4 GIS Analysts
and 3 part-time GIS Student Assistants, the DUS GIS Team is responsible for
supporting the needs of various business units within the Department of Utility
GIS Data Management: Maintain 80+ GIS data
layers of over 580,000 water, wastewater and reclaimed water infrastructure
assets and appurtenances in versioned multi-user ESRI Enterprise Geodatabase.
Information Delivery: Generate information
products and deliver it to Department and City staff for timely decision
support in operations and maintenance, planning and analysis.
Operational Optimization: Optimize and
increase operational efficiencies by integrating GIS with various business
processes and business systems.
Ongoing update of utility GIS data based on
New approved civil projects
Approved revisions to civil projects
Customer requests based on field
Tracking and reporting of data updates from
the above sources
Generate and Deliver Information Products
Via CityView Desktop Mapping Application
Water and Sewer Atlas Maps
Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection,
and Reclaimed Water Distribution System Maps
Facility Maps, Pressure Reducing Station
Value added GIS data (data joined from
various business systems) in File Geodatabase for consumption via ArcGIS
Process ad-hoc requests for GIS analysis, maps
Current Projects (as of June 2012):
Comcate eFM –
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)/Request Management
GPS Inventory of Utility Assets
GIS Data conversion and updates based on GPS
New 1” = 200’ Water and Sewer Atlas Map Series
Small Water Meter Maintenance
GIS integration with
Maximo - Asset and Work Management System
Cayenta UM - Utility Billing System
CUES Granite XP – CCTV Pipeline Inspection