Virginia Beach, Va. – February 5, 2014 - Timmons Group was selected by the City of Virginia Beach to provide annual engineering services to support the City’s Public Utilities GIS Program.
The Public Utilities GIS Program provides complete utility infrastructure inventory and mapping services for their citizens, customers and staff, as well as special maps for staff that contain data analyses and reports. Anticipated services under this contract include the deployment of digital maps and work order processing for field crews, improvements to the overall GIS data collection and process time, as well as an interactive citizens’ problem reporting system.
This contract will allow the City of Virginia Beach to proactively implement several objectives over the next five years, including improvements to GIS data collection processing; preparing a strategic plan for the City’s Public Utilities GIS services; and supporting and complementing departmental information management and City-wide programs. These task orders will enhance the City’s already growing community and allow for both City staff and local citizens to more easily access information, report problems and promote safety throughout the area.
“We are extremely pleased to have been selected to partner with the City of Virginia Beach Public Utilities for a second term under their five year contract.” said Randy Trott, LS, and Principal with Timmons Group. “We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with the City of Virginia Beach Public Utilities (CVBPU) over the past five years, and have become a trusted resource to assist in moving their GIS Program forward. Many of the successes related to the Surveying and GIS Integration efforts performed under the past contract term were born out of intense collaboration between our staff and the CVBPU GIS team. Over the next five year term, we look forward to continuing our close working relationship and contributing solutions for the City’s GIS Data Management Modernization and Mobile workforce needs, among others.”