SURVEYORS’ ASSOCIATION OF WEST JERSEY
October 10, 2019
MINUTES OF MEETING
876 Centerton Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
President Bill Haggerty called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Mr. Haggerty asked the membership present to go around the room and make introductions.
The floor was turned over to tonight’s speaker.
The speakers tonight were Charles Adamson and Kevin Zelinsky with Remington and Vernick Engineers. The topic tonight was the integration of surveying and GIS.
The presentation focused on the need for GIS platforms to be built on top of mapping created with sound surveying practices. The best GIS database is only as good as the mapping at its base. Many topics were discussed about the need for surveying in the future of GIS, and how the use of a GIS database will aid surveyors and engineers in their everyday use.
Questions from the membership were asked throughout the lecture.
The presentation was concluded at 9:30pm
There were no minutes for the meeting of September, 2019.
Treasurer, Richard Sapio presented the following financial report, dated September 24, 2019.
Director Charles Adamson presented a written report from the NJSPLS Board of Directors meeting which took place on September 24, 2019. A full copy was given to each member in attendance and can be made available upon request.
The next SAWJ meeting will be Thursday, November 14. The presenter will be Bruce Blair. The topic is “Unusual Legal Descriptions”. Mr. Blair asked the membership to provide him with any examples that may suit this topic.
Nominations for SAWJ officers for 2020 are ongoing. Any member may nominate any other member in good standing and submit nomination via email to Bill Haggerty. Election of officers will take place at the November business meeting.
At 9:45 pm it was moved to adjourn the business meeting; seconded and approved by voice-vote.
Craig Stratton, Recording Secretary