Contra Costa County ←
Crowne Plaza, Concord
October 11-12, 2012
Announcement Letter (Preliminary, 10/31/2011) (PDF; 32 KB)
Announcement Letter (Amended, 08/01/2012) (PDF; 48 KB)
Registration Form (PDF; 79 KB)
Agenda (PDF; 45 KB)
- Welcome and Assessor's Address
(Audio; 22.5 MB):
Welcome and roll call by Jennifer Nunnally, followed by the opening address by Gus Kramer.
- Title Research
(PDF; 1.6 MB)
(Audio; 54.2 MB):
By Marshall Frank, a private consultant that performs forensic reexaminations of title histories for utilities and public agencies in the Contra Costa & San Francisco areas.
- Moving Towards A Common Parcel Landbase Between the Assessor and Public Works
(Audio; 42.5 MB):
Emilio Solano discusses his experiences in coordinating GIS efforts with another county department.
- Creating A Tax Map In ArcGIS
(Audio; 78.0 MB):
An Esri representative demonstrates using ArcGIS to create a tax map, using features such as the Parcel Fabric and Data Driven Pages.
- Open Discussion
(Audio Part 1; 62.9 MB)
(Audio Part 2; 20.3 MB):
Discussion of challenges the counties are facing.
- State Board of Equalization
(Audio; 22.3 MB):
Ric Schwarting, acting manager of the Tax Area Services Section, discusses the status of a new AH-216 manual being created for digital mapping standards, and a new website being created for delivery of change notices. Plus, a few bonus questions are answered.
- Going Paperless
(PDF; 4.7 MB)
(Audio; 33.3 MB):
Gavin Mayeda from Placer County discusses their paperless procedures for tracking parcel splits with a custom logging and workflow application. It was created in-house and features connectivity to Megabyte and recorded documents.
NOTE: Audio recorded by Jim Isbell (Kern Co.) from the front row of the conference room, using a digital voice recorder. File format is MP3. Headphones are recommended.