Government

Maps and spatial analysis help governments increase internal efficiency, transparently share information with the public, and improve the delivery of services—all leading to improved quality of life for citizens. Whether for a small rural city or a large federal agency, our experience has taught us that there’s no problem the right application of GIS and data analysis can’t solve.

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What We Do

GIS Program Development

Spend more time focused on your work and less time trying to figure out GIS software. Whether you need a little or a lot of GIS assistance, we can provide it—from being an on-call resource for any of your mapping, analysis, or data needs, to helping your organization develop an implementation strategy for creating or ramping up your GIS program.

Asset Management and GIS Needs Assessment for Clackamas County Water Environmental Services

Two GIS needs assessments identified strategies to increase the effectiveness of Clackamas County WES’s technically complex asset management. FLO built the technical foundations required to support GIS and asset management, as well as developing GIS-based data models and schemas.

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Development Activity Map Boosts Data Transparency for City of Sammamish

The City of Sammamish is experiencing a surge of development. Numerous requests for more information about development spurred city leaders to identify a building permit visualization tool for providing easy community access to development information.

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Public Works and Utilities

GIS is the connector between infrastructure management, staff, and citizens. Efficiently track thousands of assets and keep documented information centralized to ensure that institutional knowledge doesn’t disappear. Seamlessly communicate information from the field to the office. Share the right information with citizens so they can stay informed about the public works that keep their community running.

Internal Collaboration and Community Engagement

Easy-to-use interactive web maps and open data portals make it simple to access and explore spatial data. Boost community engagement with self-serve digital tools for accessing important information about their community, and securely share maps and analytics with staff to support advanced analysis and informed decision making.

Community Planning and Development

Engage the community in your growth management plans, promote business diversity, and attract talented citizens with specialized GIS analysis and custom web maps. We understand the important role of community planners in improving communities and helping them growing sustainably.

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Explore our services and learn more about how we can support your GIS and data needs.

Services

GIS Consortiums

We are proud to be the GIS services provider for two GIS Consortiums operated by municipal member associations. 

The Association of Washington Cities

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Connecticut Conference of Municipalities

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Ruth McColly, GISP

Senior GIS Analyst

(509) 366-9556

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  • Stormwater Fee Generation Optimization for a Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management District

    Client: Whatcom County Public Works Department

  • GIS Program Development

    Client: Columbia Land Trust

  • GIS Strategic Plan Sets Up a City’s GIS Program for Success

    Client: City of Pullman

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