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Bill Haggerty called the meeting to order at 6:55 pm. Mr. Haggerty asked the membership present to go
around the room and make introductions.
floor was turned over to tonight’s speaker.
The speakers tonight are Dan McIntire and Barry Gleissner,
P.L.S. from Axis Geospatial, LLC. The
topic discussed tonight is LiDAR, UAV technology and how it can be utilized in
the surveying community.
Mr. Gleissner and Mr. McIntire presented on the difference
between fixed wing aircraft and drone aircraft.
At Axis Geospatial, they are able to perform mapping projects with LiDAR
from a fixed wing aircraft and get accuracies up to 0.05’ vertical. These accuracies are not yet available using
Additionally, the presentation focused on the need for good
ground control on site to aid in the accuracy of aerial mapping. Some elements of projects may need to be supplemented
with traditional survey techniques.
The gentlemen took questions from the membership throughout
motion was made to accept the minutes from the January meeting as presented to
the membership via SAWJ.org. The motion
was seconded. The motion past by
unanimous voice vote.
Richard Sapio presented the following financial report, dated March 14, 2019.
has sent a check in the amount of $250.00 to NJSPLS for the scholarship fund in
the name of John Gellenthin. A total
scholarship of $1,000.00 will be given away.
Other donations were received and any difference will be made up by
Charles Adamson attended the Board of Directors meeting March 5, 2019 and
presented his report to the membership as follows:
Looking for articles for the Good
New ideas: web classes, CST exams for
techs, Career Fairs and workshops
National Surveyors week is coming. On March 19 in Lacy Township there will be a
celebration at the calibration baseline to promote the profession. For more details see the NJSPS website
The conference had 700 members and
150 vendors and board members.
Scholarship awards will be at the May 9,
2019 Board of Directors Meeting at the SAWJ chapter meeting
NJIT will compete in the national survey
NJSPLS was represented and spoke at the
NJSPLS will meet with NJGF meeting on
March 14, 2019
NJIT Surveying program is having
Rowan University is going to have a
surveying program up and running by fall 2019
The University of Main is going to have
an on-line land surveying degree program
All legislative bills that NJSPLS is
tracking are on the website. The
committee is reviewing all the new bills and will note our actions for each
bill. The NJ specific exam bill is in
review and hopefully passes by the end of this year.
If the state specific exam passes, who
writes the exam?
Remember 2022 datum change
Fellows Nominations were made and
Carl Peters and Barry Gleissner
(As previously noted in treasurer’s
Raffle tickets for the NJSPLS Scholarship fund are still for sale. See Rick Sapio if you are interested.S
Marchuk has presenters lined up for the upcoming months.
of the courses for last year’s meetings have been submitted to the state. All
but two have been approved for continuing education credits for Land Surveying
but those two have been approved for Civil Engineering. Surveyors can use up to 8 credits of related
fields for their license renewals.
At 9:00 pm it was moved to adjourn the business meeting;
seconded, and approved by voice-vote.
Craig Stratton, Recording Secretary