GIS Contact Information

at maps.orem.org
GIS Programmer Roger Dunn
gis@orem.org
(801) 229-7005
AKA GIS Administrator, Analyst, Trainer, and Coordinator
The GIS Programmer writes all of the GIS applications for the desktop and for the web. He coordinates GIS efforts between departments and divisions, as well as being a liason between the city and other government entities. The GIS Programmer also trains anyone on our GIS software who needs, or wants, to learn it. Monthly GIS meetings are a platform for sharing data, information, and learning tips and tricks on our GIS software.
As a developer, Roger uses a variety of languages, standards, and packages to accomplish GIS programming tasks. These resources include ArcObjects, MapObjects, Python, XML, XSLT, CSS, JavaScript, and most importantly, Embarcadero's Delphi XE2.
As far as layer maintenance, Roger maintains the Street Centerlines layer for geocoding purposes.
GIS Planner Clint Spencer
(801) 229-7267
An employee of the Planning Division, the GIS Planner maintains any and all layers relating to overall city planning. These layers include the zoning layer, our own parcels layer, and the General Plan.
Clint uses ArcGIS for Desktop Standard 10 and Cedra's AVparcel extension to add and modify parcels with the legal descriptions that come right off the plat.
Water GIS Layne Batty
(801) 229-7552
Several GIS layers relating to our water utilities are maintained by Layne and his crew. Using ArcGIS for Desktop Basic 10 and Gateway Mapping's Spatial IM Extension, the Water Division employees stay current on maintenance information relating to water valves, pressure reducing valves (PRVs), water lines, fire hydrants, and more. He spends several days a month concentrating on the integration of these layers and making sure that his employees are all on the same page. Layne updates his maps with GPS information from the field.
Layne is also over Blue Stakes of Orem and coordinates with Blue Stakes of Utah for underground utility location marking.
Asphalt and Sidewalk GIS Jared Peck
(801) 229-7535
Asphalt maintenance is expensive, high profile, and time-consuming. Our asphalt crews must strike a balance between making citizens happy with a comfortable ride on the streets verses making them mad during maintenance. Jared must also make the best use of tax dollars, putting it to use to please the most drivers and residents as possible. Jared uses ArcGIS for Desktop Basic 10, ArcPad 7.0, and Cartêgraph's PAVEMENTview together to collect data on asphalt problems and how to best address them. An internal rating system and a decision matrix help decide what streets to fix, what methods to employ to fix them, and what segments of the streets gets fixed.
Storm Drain GIS Steve Johnson
(801) 229-7556
Many storm drains carry rain water out of city street back into Utah Lake. But most storm drains carry water to an underground sump, returning water to the earth's soil. Steve has assembled a networked GIS which allows him to model run-off. This network consists of canals, conveyance lines, sumps, ditches, and basins.
Waste Water GIS Bill Clayton
(801) 229-7482
Waste water is the longest-running maintenance GIS database in the city. Using ArcGIS for Desktop Basic 10 and Gateway Mapping's Spatial IM Extension, the Waste Water crew collects information on sewerlines and manholes. As they do maintenance on these utilities, they record the facts in GIS. Bill's crew regularly cleans sewer lines, rids manholes of cockroaches, and inspects these subsurface lines with a remote control TV camera on wheels. Everything they find is also entered into the GIS, as well as any recommendations or solutions they implement.