Gabby Howard
17137 Route 6
GIS Coordinator
Smethport, PA 16749
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  1. Provide technical assistance to the departments of McKean County, including but not limited to: Cartography, data collection, GIS utilization, GIS applications, & GIS technical support.
  2. Supports the existing county employees and departments that utilize GIS technology for a variety of purposes
  3. Provide GIS / Mapping services to the municipalities & municipal authorities of McKean County
  4. Maintain, or assist in the maintenance of, county-owned Geospatial datasets, in an attempt to ensure the highest quality & accuracy of aforementioned datasets
  5. Assist other county departments with planning needs as it relates to maps & GIS, i.e. Hazard Mitigation Planning
  6. Offer mapping services to the citizens of the County of McKean
  7. Maintain existing GIS applications that benefit county employees and departments, citizens, municipalities, and other entities, i.e. Parcel Viewer & Community Resource Directory

Maintains information & visual representations of:

                FEMA Flood zones & flood maps

                Municipal Zoning Districts & Municipal Zoning Maps

                911-valid addresses, address ranges, roadways, driveways

                Precincts & Boundaries

Regional & multi-county GIS partners / affiliations:

                North Central PA Regional Planning & Development Commission GIS team

                CCAP GIS Pros (Statewide organization of County GIS Professionals)

                Northwestern PA GIS Users Group

                PAMAGIC (Pennsylvania Mapping & Geographic Information Consortium)

                AAG – American Association of Geographers

                PA NENA – National Emergency Number Association

                Potter County GIS

                Warren County Assessment & GIS

                Elk County GIS / Office of Emergency Services