Geographic Information Services (GIS)
Information Technology -- (702) 267-4300
Located @ City Hall, 2nd Floor
The Geographic Information Services (GIS) Division in the Department of Information Technology is
responsible for guiding, coordinating and managing the operation and development of the City's
enterprise Geographic Information System. IT GIS specifically:
- Develops and supports City-wide GIS Internet/Intranet applications.
- Oversees data and system GIS standards.
- Manages GIS software purchasing, installation, licensing and maintenance.
- Oversees the Spatial Database.
- Coordinates in-house spatial data identification, creation, procurement, maintenance and dissemination.
- Coordinates the exchange of GIS data between the City and outside agencies; assists in the review and renewal of GIS data inter-local agreements.
- Provides GIS support and service to Departments not having their own GIS Staff.
- Provides technical support for GIS staff in other Departments.
- Oversees the GIS User Group.
- Reviews and coordinates with IT Project Managers on all IT projects containing spatial elements.
Police -- (702) 267-4385
Located in the Emergency Services Facility, 3rd Floor
The Public Safety GIS Team is responsible for maintaining the master street
names, street addresses and business addresses for the 9-1-1 Communication Automated Dispatch (CAD) system and
mobile mapping applications. The Police Department GIS Team:
- Is responsible for maintaining areas of coverage for the CAD system outside the City of Henderson, including the
City of Las Vegas, the City of Las Vegas Detention Marshal, Animal Control
and Court Marshal.
- Maintains and updates the maps on each console within the dispatch centers for both Henderson and City of Las Vegas.
- Is responsible for keeping up to date GIS information on the Police officers laptops, Fire department laptops, Animal
Control, Marshals and Parking Enforcement. There are a total of 425 laptops at this time.
- Maintains the Advanced Vehicle Location server, which is the GPS tracking system for all Police vehicles.
- Prepares maps for the detectives of crimes within the valley, crime scenes, and statistical maps.
Fire -- (702) 267-4385
Located @City Hall, 3rd Floor
Fire Department GIS:
Community Development -- (702) 267-1500
Located @ City Hall, 1st Floor
Responsible for the accuracy of the mobile mapping
system (Motorola ATM) used by Fire Apparatus to reach calls in a timely
Maintains all Preplan information for Fire Department
response to sensitive locations.
Administers the City of Hendersonís Reverse 911 and
Internal Notification applications and servers.
Provides direct GIS support of the Cityís Emergency
Management and Safety programs as well as GIS Emergency Operation Center
Provides Fire Command Staff with analysis to best
determine use and deployment of Station resources.
Assists the City of Hendersonís Fire Planning and
Analysis division with mapping support of accreditation activities, internal
reporting, and Command Staff needs.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Mapping Team combines
planning and computer technology to offer a full range of services to city
departments and development customers. The Mayor & Council and Planning
Commission use GIS to make effective land use decisions through the use of
visual data, reducing the need to conduct site visits to better understand
the impacts of proposed projects. Using cutting-edge technology reduces the
level of uncertainty inherent in land development and helps bring the
greatest value to existing and future community projects. GIS support allows
planners to be certain they are incorporating geographic and demographic
data in the most efficient manner.
team updates all Planning Commission and Council approvals that impact existing
Land Use and Entitlement maps. GIS/mapping is a critical function to support the
Cityís decision makers who rely on the data to preserve the quality of planning
and development as the city grows and helps to ensure reinvestment in mature
major functions and project support include: Zoning, Land Use, Public Hearing
Notifications, City Council Agenda Items, Demographic Profile, Population
Estimates, Comprehensive Plan Updates and Neighborhood Services Initiatives.
also provide a variety of maps and reports, such as: Distance Separation
Analysis, Slope Analysis, and Sector Analysis.
Public Works, Parks and Recreation -- (702) 267-3068
Located @ City Hall, 1st Floor
Works, Parks & Recreation Geographic Information Systems Team is responsible for
developing and maintaining department infrastructure and asset databases, as
well as supporting the business functions of the five divisions within the
Utility Services -- (702) 267-2500
Located @ City Hall, 2nd Floor
support Public Works infrastructure, GIS, the Asset Management Program,
and enterprise geodatabase including:
Parks & Recreation
Improvement Districts (LID) data and mapping;
maintains Survey Benchmark database and intranet applications;
publishe enterprise-wide Capital Improvement Plan data maps; (http://www.cityofhenderson.com/public_works/cip.php)
certification of City-maintained public roads/eligible fuel tax
centerline mileage, and developer's private streets;
project boundaries database;
Transportation Commission's FAST Fiber Optic conduit system;
Autodesk, GIS, and CAD applications (purchasing, installation, licensing
and maintenance); and
requested maps and exhibits
Department of Utility Services (DUS) GIS Team
Comprising of a Utility Principal GIS Analyst, 2
Senior GIS Analysts, 1 GIS Technician
and 3 part-time GIS Student Assistants, the DUS GIS Team is responsible for
supporting the needs of various business units within the Department of Utility
GIS Data Management: Maintain 80+ GIS data
layers of over 580,000 water, wastewater and reclaimed water infrastructure
assets and appurtenances in versioned multi-user ESRI Enterprise Geodatabase.
Information Delivery: Generate information
products and deliver it to Department and City staff for timely decision
support in operations and maintenance, planning and analysis.
Operational Optimization: Optimize and
increase operational efficiencies by integrating GIS with various business
processes and business systems.
Ongoing update of utility GIS data based on
New approved civil projects
Approved revisions to civil projects
Customer requests based on field
Tracking and reporting of data updates from
the above sources
Generate and Deliver Information Products
Via CityView Web Mapping Application
Water and Sewer Atlas Maps
Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection,
and Reclaimed Water Distribution System Maps
Facility Maps, Pressure Reducing Station
Value added GIS data (data joined from
various business systems) in File Geodatabase for consumption via ArcGIS
Process ad-hoc requests for GIS analysis, maps
Current Projects (as of November 2014):
GPS Inventory and Asset Handover of Utility Assets
GIS Data conversion and updates based on GPS
GIS integration with
Maximo - Asset and Work Management System
Cayenta UM - Utility Billing System
CUES Granite XP Ė CCTV Pipeline Inspection