Author Archives: Bill Haggerty

About Bill Haggerty

Professional Land Surveyor in NJ, PA and NY. Website Admin and Chapter President for the SAWJ. Chief of Surveys for Parsons Brinckerhoff located in Lawrenceville NJ. specializing in Transportation related projects.

Revised Elevation Certificate

March 1, 2017

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Washington, D.C. 20472

MEMORANDUM FOR: Write Your Own (WYO) Principal Coordinators and the
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Direct
FROM: NFIP Clearinghouse

SUBJECT: Revised Elevation Certificate

The newly revised Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-33) can now be accessed at
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/160 .

The following revisions were made to the Elevation Certificate:
• Items A8 and A9 now allow alpha characters.
• If the wrong box is checked in Item B12 (CBRS or OPA), highlight and delete to remove
the selection.
• Section C2a-h and Section E have been adjusted to allow correct rounding for decimal
input.
• A “Clear Photo” button to the right of the caption box will allow deletion of a photo.

The expiration date of this form is November 30, 2018.

http://nfipiservice.com/Stakeholder/pdf/bulletin/w-17007.pdf

SAWJ Meeting Thursday January 12th, 2017 “Tidelands and the Surveyor”

Come join us for dinner/presentation at SAWJ’s first meeting of the year. Our speaker series kicks off 2017 with a presentation by own chapter member  Lou Marchuk entitled  “Tidelands and the Surveyor”.  Lou puts on a great presentation and your sure to come away with some great tips and information on this topic.

Bill Haggerty

The Surveyors Association of West Jersey will be having its monthly meeting on Thursday January 12, 2017 at:
Carlucci’s Waterfront
876 Centerton Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
6:30PM Cocktails
7:00PM Dinner/Meeting
$35

SAWJ Meeting Thursday December 8th

Come join us for dinner at SAWJ’s last meeting of the year. No speaker is scheduled this month just some camaraderie with friends.

Bill Haggerty

The Surveyors Association of West Jersey will be having its monthly meeting on Thursday December 8, 2016 at:
Carlucci’s Waterfront
876 Centerton Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
6:30PM Cocktails
7:00PM Dinner/Meeting
$35

Come Join the NJ Geospatial Forum Boundary Task Force!

 

Are you a GIS user that…

 Manages political, property, or environmental boundaries?
 Could use a refresher on survey practices and procedures?
 Is curious about the standards regarding legal boundaries?

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Come join the discussion at the NJ Geospatial Forum Boundary Task Force!

The Boundary Task Force of the NJ Geospatial Forum was created earlier this year to encourage open discussion and cross-education between GIS users and surveyors.

Mission Statement

The mission of the NJGF Boundary Task Force is to educate and develop standards on the matter of legal boundaries for the purpose of protecting the public, GIS and surveying communities while increasing the value and reliability of the data in the State’s enterprise GIS.

Goals

  • Educate the GIS & Engineering communities and the public as to what a boundary is, how a boundary is created and their legal ramifications.
  • Educate the GIS, Surveying & Engineering communities to the terminology of GIS parcels and Surveying boundary and when they should be used.
  • Develop consistent standards for submission of surveys and survey data into the state’s enterprise GIS.

Log in to the NJGIN website and sign up for Boundary Task Force to be added to the mailing list and receive the latest discussions, meeting announcements, and agendas.

Contact Boundary Task Force Chair Kevin Zelinsky at (856) 795-9595 ext. 1064 or kevin.zelinsky@rve.com for more information.

 

SAWJ meeting October 13, 2016 Dan Martin ( NGS geodetic advisor)

The Surveyors Association of West Jersey will be having its monthly meeting on Thursday September 8, 2016 at:
Carlucci’s Waterfront
876 Centerton Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
6:30PM Cocktails
7:00PM Dinner/Meeting
$35

Our guest speaker for this event will be Dan Martin, NGS dan-martinNortheast Regional Geodetic Advisor. The presentation topic will be on :Modernizing the NSRS and determining which way is up…The Geoid Slope Validation Survey of 2014.

Part 1 NSRS Modernization, i.e., new reference frames
Part 2 An overview of the Geoid Slope Validation Survey of 2014

About Dan Martin, National Geodetic Survey, Northeast Regional Geodetic Advisor
Dan Martin works for the National Geodetic Survey and has been the Northeast Regional Geodetic Advisor since May of 2015. As the Regional Advisor, he instructs local surveyors, state and municipal agencies, and the geospatial community at large, on how to use and preserve the National Spatial Reference System, and provides liaison between the National Geodetic Survey and the States of ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, NY, and NJ, as well as other federal agencies.
He worked in the Route Survey and Geodetic Survey sections of the Vermont Agency of Transportation from 1988 through 2003, and held the position of Geodetic Program Supervisor for the Agency from 1999 through 2003. In 2003 Dan began his career with the National Geodetic Survey as the Vermont State Geodetic Advisor.
Dan is a Past President of the American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS), and is a Fellow Member of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. He is also a member of the Vermont Society of Land Surveyors and the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association.
About the National Geodetic Survey
NGS provides the framework for all positioning activities in the Nation. The foundational elements – latitude, longitude, elevation, shoreline information and their changes over time – contribute to informed decision making and impact a wide range of important activities including mapping and charting, navigation, flood risk determination, transportation, land use and ecosystem management. NGS’ authoritative spatial data, models, and tools are vital for the protection and management of natural and manmade resources and support the economic prosperity and environmental health of the Nation.

All are welcome!

www.sawj.org