We are excited to announce the newest member of the GIS Consortium, the
Village of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Glen Ellyn becomes the 23rd member of
the GIS Consortium and the fourth member to join this year! The
Consortium and MGP are looking forward to the beginning of another
We contributed an article on page six of the Illinois City/County
Managers Association (ILCMA) June 2013 newsletter.The article discusses
the vital role of GIS when it comes to emergency response. It
illustrates that a GIS program is a powerful asset for a community’s
emergency response infrastructure and provides some recommendations to
local governments on how to utilize GIS more effectively. The full
article is available on the ILCMA website.
The Consortium is pleased to announce the membership of the Village of
Northbrook. The Village has a long history when it comes to using GIS.
Two of the reasons cited by the Village for joining was to create a GIS
program that was centralized within the organizations along with one
that supports the needs of their residents. The Consortium congratulates
its 22nd member and is excited to get started.
We are very pleased to announce our newest GIS Consortium member, the
Village of Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Buffalo Grove becomes the 21st
member of the GIS Consortium and the 7th Lake County community. The
program was kicked off last week and we want to welcome the entire
Village of Buffalo Grove staff to the GIS Consortium.
We are pleased to announce the joining of the Village of Woodridge as
the 20th member of the GIS Consortium. The Village approved membership
at their December 13th Village Board meeting. We are excited about
adding a new member and are looking forward to the beginning of another