Association News

City to pursue aerial surveys

January 5, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Sealy Economic Development Corporation in Texas opts for an aerial survey over LiDAR to provide topographic mapping and high-resolution aerial imaging.


By ASHLEY TOMPKINS, Managing Editor
 
Developers wanting to build in Sealy may soon have a new tool in their belt.
 
The Sealy Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) is moving forward with plans to fund an aerial survey of the city to provide topographic mapping and high-resolution aerial imaging.
 
The idea, said City Manager Chris Coffman, is to allow developers the opportunity to make a quick, low-cost assessment, come to Sealy and develop.
 
The area in question is roughly 29,000 acres, or 45 square miles.
 
SEDC board members have approved the city moving forward with the project, but no official action can be taken until a public hearing is held later this month that would allow the SEDC to amend its budget to pay the $75,000 expense by transferring in funds from the city’s general fund.
 
To read the rest of the story, click to www.sealynews.com/articles/2009/01/02/news/news03.txt
 

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

POB

POB October 2014 Cover

2014 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Webinars

How many webinars have you participated in over the past 12 months?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.