Posted 24 Nov 2015
A reminder that the Map & Plat contest entries are due next week. Consider submitting a project of yours from the last few years. Winners will receive cash prizes.
Next week is also the deadline for submitting Young Surveyor of the Year, Professional Surveyor of the Year and Lifetime Achievement WSLS Award nominations. Reward that staff person or co-worker who has done good work this year with a nomination. You can also honor that mentor who has contributed to your success. Five minutes to fill out the form can make a great difference to that professional surveyor this year.
And don't forget the WSLS Photo Contest.
Links for all the above are in the previous WSLS Contest and Awards announcement.
Posted 13 Nov 2015
Click on the title for more information and application.
WSLS Surveyor Awards
To recognize those who have helped further the Surveying profession: Young Surveyor of the Year, Professional Surveyor of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement.
Plat and Map Contest
Submit your finest for judging with the best.
Show the rest of the world your unique perspectives.
Posted 13 Oct 3015
Assembly Joint Resolution 85 is a proposed Constiturional Ammendment which gives counties the option to combine the offices of county clerk, register of deeds, and treasurere. Click here to view the resolution.
Posted 10 Nov 2015
On 10 Nov 1834 the first public sale of land in the Wisconsin Territory began at the Mineral Point land office.
Posted 08 Nov 2015
You'll notice one of the banner pictures shows evolutionary Hewlett-Packard scientific calculators. You may have spent many hours using one for surveying calculations back in the 70s-90s. Until Windows and Mac OS based software became commonplace there was a plethora of proprietary hardware and software systems. If you used one of these systems and have pictures of it, we'd like to see and add them to the banner. If you send in an image, include a little background (model, make, approx date, etc) so we can add captions.
Posted 07 Nov 2015
Wis Dept of Admin and the State Cartographer’s Office are seeking feedback on the Version 1 Statewide Parcel Map Database and Web Application. Their interest include how the parcel layer is being used if it has it saved staff time and resources. They also seek input for future versions of the parcel map.
Parcel layer users are asked to complete this brief survey by November 18: