Spring Land Records Workshops

The NC Secretary of State Land Records Management Division in conjunction with the NC Property Mappers Association is pleased to announced our Spring 2015 Spring Workshops Series at 7 locations across the state. Each workshop will begin at 8:00 AM and go until 5:00 PM with an hour for lunch (on your own)

Registration form for the 2015 Spring Land Records Workshops 

Course credit: The whole-day workshop is approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit for NC Property Mappers (NC Secretary of State), NC Assessors & Appraisers (NC Dept. of Revenue), and NC Surveyors (NC Society of Surveyors)

Registration Fee: All Government employees and NCPMA members will receive free admission, other attendees will be charged a $25.00 processing fee. NCPMA yearly Membership is $25.00. Processing fee may be converted to a membership fee if accompanied with a completed NCPMA membership application form.

Dates and Locations

March 25 — Bladen County Cooperative Extension
450 Smith Circle Elizabethtown NC

April 2 — Perquimans County Recreation Dept.
310 Granby St. Hertford NC

April 16 — Stanly County Agri-Civic Center
26032 Newt Rd. Albemarle NC

April 29 — Cleveland County Cooperative Extension
130 S. Post Rd. Shelby NC

May 7 — NC State Archives Auditorium*
109 E. Jones St. Raleigh NC
*Note parking across the street from the State Archives Building will cost approximately $20 for the entire day. Limited free parking is available on various streets within walking distance.  Other street parking is available at metered spaces.

May 20 — Drake Education Center
210 Phillips St. Franklin NC

May 21 — Room 293 Rankin Hall – Appalachian State University
572 Rivers Street Boone NC

2015 NCPMA/Land Records Workshop Synopsis & Schedule

8:00am The Plat, Its place in Land Records: Thomas W Morgan, land Records Manager, North Carolina Secretary of State. This is a review of the state laws that define how title to land is managed in North Carolina and how these laws interact with maps recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds.

Government Jurisdictions – Boundaries: Thomas W Morgan, Land Records Manager, North Carolina Secretary of State. Where government gets its authority and why that authority is tied to the documented boundaries.

9:55 am Break

10:05 am Parcels and Plats, a Close Look at Re-combinations: John Bridgers, NC Department of the Secretary of State Looks at when tax parcels should be combined or recombined using a plat as the source document.

11:00 am Policies / Guidelines for Surveyors: David Tuttle, Board Counsel, NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCBELS) Looks at the policies and guidelines for surveyors and how they created and monitored by the Board. What users of surveys can expect from surveys, surveyors and the Board if an issue arises and why reliance can be placed on signed and sealed surveys, including accuracy certification statements for different types of surveys.

12:00 noon Lunch (on your own)

1:00 pm New Datum for 2022: Gary Thompson, NC Geodetic Survey The National Geodetic Survey has announced that NAD 83 and NAVD 88 will be replaced in 2022 with a new geometric (horizontal) and a new geopotential (vertical) datam. This presentation will focus on the imparts the new datums will have on all surveying and mapping applications in North Carolina and how you can prepare for the datum change in 2022.

2:00 pm Statewide Geospatial Data: Finding, Getting, and Using: Jeff Brown, NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (CGIA) The session will present the state of statewide geospatial data and demonstrate hot to discover, get, and use statewide datasets for mutual benefit. What data are new, complete, consistent, current, or not? How do they benefit state and local government users and the public? To answer those questions, the session will demonstrate the use of NC OneMap in a web browser to find and get access to geospatial data with an emphasis on imagery, parcels, and address points. Desktop GIS examples will highlight ways to use data and the web services to answer questions and inform decisions about land and location. Combinations of statewide data and local government data will be included. Time will be reserved to discuss way to sustain, improve, and broaden the use of statewide data, especially for local governments and their constituents.

2:55 pm Break

3:05 pm North Carolina Flood Mapping Program (NCFMP) – Hope Morgan, North Carolina Floodplain Mapping GIS Manager Presentation on updated data available through NCFMP to include the statewide datasets within Flood Risk Information System (FRIS), New LiDAR and what to do with it as well as plans for updates and moving forward.”

4:00 pm * Southern Piedmont and Mountains Orthoimagery 2015 Project Update and Data Review Primer: Darrin Smith, NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (CGIA) Update on current 2015 Orthoimagery project for the NC 911 Board. CGIA is managing the project as Phase-4 of 4 to delivery high resolution imagery to the 911 call centers across the state. The presentation will focus on the project background, status, schedule, and the approach and tools utilized for quality review.
* To be presented in Albemarle, Shelby, and Franklin locations

4:00 pm ** Deed Types and Changing of Ownership: John Bridgers, NC Department of the Secretary of State Looks at various types of deeds their effect on title ownership and the changing of tax listings.
** To be presented in Elizabethtown, Hertford, Raleigh, and Boone locations

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About richerichnc

NC Democratic Party 3rd Congressional District Webmaster, PittDems.com Webmaster. GIS Land Records Manager for Pitt County, NC; Past President (2009) and current Webmaster of the NC Property Mappers Association. Past President (2007-09, 2014-15) and current Communications Chair/Webmaster of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greenville. Co-founder and current Communication Chair, PFLAG Greenville. Student founder B-GLAD (Bisexuals, Gays, Lesbians and Allies for Diversity) at East Carolina University (1994) Co-Chair 1994-96. B.A. Geography (minor International Studies) East Carolina University, 1996. Follow me on twitter: @richerichnc
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