Redlands, California—December 18, 2009—ESRI and Trimble have selected the winners of the joint ESRI and Trimble 2009 Mobile Government Grant Program. Grants will award hardware, software, and training with a total value of $89,980 to 20 local and state government agencies in the United States.
The grants will help agencies create models that demonstrate the integration of mobile and server geographic information system (GIS) architecture to improve government processes. The winners will then provide reusable applications that can be shared among governments with similar projects. Those applications will be posted on ESRI’s ArcScripts public domain Web site in June 2010.
The ESRI and Trimble 2009 Mobile Government Grant Series recipients are the following:
1. Ada County, Idaho, Assessor’s Office—Appraisal Division
2. Bay Lake Regional Planning Commission, Wisconsin
3. Brigham City, Utah, GIS Department
4. City of Arlington, Texas, Public Works and Transportation Department
5. City of Auburn, Alabama, Public Works and IT Department
6. City of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Planning Department
7. City of Fullerton, California, Community Development Department
8. City of Hayden, Idaho, Community Development Department
9. City of Indianapolis, Indiana, Office of Sustainability
10. City of Las Vegas, Nevada, Department of Field Operations
11. City of Maple Grove, Minnesota, GIS Department
12. City of Mobile, Alabama, Urban Development Department
13. City of Poway, California, IT Department
14. City of Saginaw, Michigan, Engineering Division
15. City of Tucson, Arizona, Clerk’s Office
16. City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Environmental Division
17. Forsyth County, Georgia, Water and Sewer Department
18. State of California, Department of Transportation, District 11
19. Warwick Township, Pennsylvania, Planning and Zoning Department
20. Waukesha County, Wisconsin, Department of Parks and Land Use
With the ESRI and Trimble Mobile Government Grant Program and the public domain Web site, governments can continue to meet their objectives through the open exchange of ideas and shared resources.
Trimble applies technology to make field- and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety, and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers, and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit www.trimble.com.
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