The Texas Geographic Information Officer (GIO) is designated by statute (Texas Water Code §16.021) to be the current Director of the Texas Natural Resources Information System.
The responsibility of the GIO is to identify ways geographic information can be used to support state agency business. The GIO has been tasked to work with state agencies to draft public policy recommendations and funding requirements related to the acquisition, distribution and sharing of geospatial information.
A report containing policy and funding recommendations is to be submitted to the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House, no later than December 1, 2016 and at the end of each successive 5 year period thereafter.View the Report
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GIS Solutions Group The GIS Solutions Group, established spring 2015, meets monthly to discuss projects and solutions related to GIS services procured through the Data Services Center.
Highlights from 2nd Quarter Meeting (2017) of the GIO.
Highlights from 1st Quarter Meeting (2017) of the GIO.
The Texas Water Development Board is proud to present the Texas Geographic Information Landscape, the inaugural Texas Geographic Information Officer report.
Highlights from 3rd Quarterly Meeting (2016) of the GIO.