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2002 Commissioner Districts


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Metadata Summary

Originator Ramsey County
Abstract
This data set contains polygons that represent the 2002 Ramsey County commissioner districts.  The districts have been adjusted to reflect current boundary locations as adjusted after the most recent census.The district boundaries were originally obtained from the State of Minnesota during the 1980s.    In 1995, the commissioner district data layer was converted to ArcINFO format and held in the ArcStorm data base.  The district boundaries were converted in 2005 to an ESRI ArcGIS GeoDatabase.
Browse Graphic None available
Time Period of Content Date
Currentness Reference
Data updated every ten years.
Access Constraints
This data set is available to everyone.  Fees and policy are published in the Ramsey County Fee Schedule.  Charges are variable and are subject to change.  See the Ramsey County Fee Schedule for specific information on fees and policy.
Use Constraints
COPYRIGHT NOTICE
The data is Copyright © by the County of Ramsey. All rights reserved.  Except as expressly provided herein, no part of this data may be copied, reproduced, sold, transferred, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, whether graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by an information storage or retrieval system, without express prior written permission of the County of Ramsey.
Distributor Organization Ramsey County Surveyor's Office
Ordering Instructions
Contact distributor
Online Linkage None available


Full metadata for
2002 Commissioner Districts

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1. Identification_Information
2. Data_Quality_Information
3. Spatial_Data_Organization_Information
4. Spatial_Reference_Information
5. Entity_and_Attribute_Information
6. Distribution_Information
7. Metadata_Reference_Information

Section 1 Identification Information Top of page
Originator Ramsey County
Title 2002 Commissioner Districts
Abstract
This data set contains polygons that represent the 2002 Ramsey County commissioner districts.  The districts have been adjusted to reflect current boundary locations as adjusted after the most recent census.The district boundaries were originally obtained from the State of Minnesota during the 1980s.    In 1995, the commissioner district data layer was converted to ArcINFO format and held in the ArcStorm data base.  The district boundaries were converted in 2005 to an ESRI ArcGIS GeoDatabase.
Purpose
The Commissioner Districts in this data set support many functions including thematic mapping, land records and property assessment and surveying and engineering projects.
Time Period of Content Date
Currentness Reference
Data updated every ten years.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data Ramsey County
Bounding Coordinates -93.228429
-92.982569
45.124523
44.886895
Place Keywords Minnesota, Ramsey County
Theme Keywords Commissioner Districts, districts
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints
This data set is available to everyone.  Fees and policy are published in the Ramsey County Fee Schedule.  Charges are variable and are subject to change.  See the Ramsey County Fee Schedule for specific information on fees and policy.
Use Constraints
COPYRIGHT NOTICE
The data is Copyright © by the County of Ramsey. All rights reserved.  Except as expressly provided herein, no part of this data may be copied, reproduced, sold, transferred, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, whether graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by an information storage or retrieval system, without express prior written permission of the County of Ramsey.
Contact Person Information Curt Peterson, GIS Supervisor
Ramsey County Surveyor's Office
1425 Paul Kirkwold Dr
Arden Hills , MN 55112
Phone: 651-266-7172
Fax: 651-266-7180
Email : curtis.peterson@co.ramsey.mn.us
Browse Graphic None available
Browse Graphic File Description
Associated Data Sets
Graphic:  
Annotation (parcel, road and water map text)
Info  (landties, cartographic elements)  
StrCenterlines  (road centerlines)
Point (land ownership points)
ParPts (land ownership points w/ tabular data)
Line (land division outlines)
ParComp (land division areas)
Parcel (land ownership regions)
PLS (Public Land Survey)

Data Sets: 
COREDB.DBF  (Core parcel attribute db)  
GRM.accdb
ECURTAX (current tax table)
ENAMADD (name & address table)
ENAMADDO (name & address other table)
EPARDES (parcel description table)
ESPASMT (special assessments table)
EVALUES (tax values table)
CAMA.accdb
APTDATA (Assessor's apartment description table)
ATTGARGE (Assessor's attached garage table)
COMMDATA (Assessor's commercial building description table)
DETGARGE (Assessor's detached garge table)
DWELLDATA (Assessor's resididential dwelling description table)
LANDDATA (Assessor's land description table)
PARCELDA (Assessor's parcel description table)
SALEDATA (sales table)

Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy
Attributes held within the GIS graphical data base are entered by GIS personnel utilizing manual or semi-automated methods.  Check plots are produced periodically to verify the consistency of the source data.
Logical Consistency
Graphical elements are topologically clean.  Over shoots and undershoots are not permitted. Parcel gaps and overlaps are analyzed in a case by case basis.  Generally boundaries conflicting in position by less than 1 foot are dissolved into a single line giving precedence to Senior and Junior property boundaries.
Completeness
Entire Ramsey County coverage
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Digitized information is generally ± 7 feet; some areas have been found to be ± 30 feet.  COGO (coordinate geometry) accuracy generally is ± 1.0 foot.
Lineage
PROCEDURE:  This layer contains a combination of digitized parcel information and parcel data rectified utilizing positions calculated with COGO programs.
    
MAP SOURCE: Data originally obtained from the state of Minnesota - LMIC.
    
ACCURACY:  Digitized information is generally ± 7 feet; some areas have been found to be ± 30 feet.  COGO (coordinate geometry) accuracy generally is ± 1.0 foot.
    
PROJECTION:  Ramsey County Coordinate System
Source Scale Denominator 2400

Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.3.1.3000
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Arcs and Points
Tiling Scheme

Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme County Coordinates
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units Feet
Distance Resolution
County Coordinate Zone Identifier 43

Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview
Attributes are related to the creation of commissioner districts.
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
Entity Attributes: 
OBJECTID
rbasemap.GISUSER.Commissioner_Dist2002.AREA
PERIMETER
COMDIST_
COMDIST_ID
COMMISSION
DISTRICT
CO_ID
Shape
Shape.area
Shape.len

Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher Ramsey County
Publication Date
Contact Person Information David Wilford, GIS Technician
Ramsey County Surveyor's Office
1425 Paul Kirkwold Dr
Arden Hills , MN 55112
Phone: 651-266-7175
Fax: 651-266-7180
Email: david.wilford@co.ramsey.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier Downloadable Data
Distribution Liability
DISCLAIMER
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN, THIS DATA IS PROVIDED AS IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. LICENSEE BEARS ANY AND ALL RISK RELATING TO QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS DATA.

Limit on Liability
This data is not a legally recorded map or survey and is not intended to be used as one. This data is a compilation of records and information from various state, county, and city offices, and other sources, and should be used for reference only.

In no event will the County of Ramsey be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of, or inability to use, the data, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.  Specifically, the County of Ramsey is not responsible for any costs including, but not limited to, those incurred as a result of lost profits or revenue, loss of use of data, the costs of recovering such programs or data, the cost of any substitute programs or data, claims by third parties, or for other similar costs. 

The sole liability of the County of Ramsey and the licensee's exclusive remedy for any substantial defect which impairs the licensee's use of the data for purposes stated herein shall be the right to terminate this license and refund any fee paid.
Transfer Format Name Geodatabase, Shapefile,DWG & DXF
Transfer Format Version Number ArcGIS 9.3
Transfer Size
Ordering Instructions
Contact distributor
Online Linkage none available

Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date
Contact Person Information Chris Ulrich, GIS Analyst
Ramsey County Surveyor's Office
1425 Paul Kirkwold Dr.
Arden HIlls , MN 55112
Phone: 651-266-7176
Fax: 651-266-7180
Email: christina.ulrich@co.ramsey.mn.us
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.gis.state.mn.us/stds/metadata.htm


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