County Geographic Information System taking shape
July 9, 2020
WHITMAN COUNTY –Whitman County's GIS project continues, since its start last fall, to create a layered database for county geography; from roads to streams to private land parcels.
Jeff Marshall, project engineer, a 22-year Whitman County Public Works employee, leads the Geographic Information Systems project.
“A little over 40 percent through now,” he told county commissioners Monday, referring to the first phase.
A total of 12,500 private property parcels have been mapped so far.
“They are just slogging through parcels,” said Marshall, noting consultants FLO Analytics of Seatt...