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Adita Karkera Named Up and Comer in StateScoop 50 Awards

Adita Karkera, deputy chief data officer at TSS Division of Information Systems, received an Up and Comer award in the 2020 StateScoop 50 Awards. The annual awards program honors the best and the brightest who make state government more efficient and effective and the projects and people driving state government technology and cybersecurity. The Up

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2021 Open Enrollment

The ARBenefits Open Enrollment Guides are now available on our website. Open Enrollment for the 2021 Plan Year begins October 1 and ends on October 31, 2020. If you do not want to make any changes to your health insurance coverage, you do not need to submit any forms during this period. You will keep

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TSS Employee Benefit Division: Extension of COVID-19 Benefits

The outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is continuing to cause a disruption in our everyday lives. The Employee Benefits Division wants to ensure that treatment and prevention care remain accessible to all members throughout the duration of this pandemic. In response to this commitment, we feel it is helpful to extend the following benefits through

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Services Contract Update

Effective Immediately New services contract forms to make selecting the right services contract form easier New Services Contract (SRV-1) New Amendment to Services Contract (SRV-1A) New Instructions to Services Contract (SRV-1) New Instructions to Amendment to Services Contract (SRV-1A) Updated Service Contract Submission Checklist The Office of State Procurement has developed new fillable services contract

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Arkansas GIS Office Invitation for Bid – Cancellation

After an internal review of the questions received from prospective bidders regarding the invitation for bid released on August 3, 2020, and after consultation with Arkansas state procurement staff, we have reached the conclusion that the previously distributed bid document contains omissions making particular elements, primarily procedural, unclear or potentially confusing.  Consequently, we are am

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Address Points, Road Centerlines, & Address Locator Updates

The Arkansas GIS Office is pleased to announce that we have updated the SITUS Address Point File (APF) and the Arkansas Centerline File (ACF) on the Arkansas Spatial Data Infrastructure (ASDI) for the following Counties: Arkansas, Ashley, Cross, and Newton. Additionally we’ve updated the APF for Cross and Faulkner County. As always we’d like to

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Arkansas GIS Office Invitation for Bid

In order to accomplish goals articulated in the Arkansas State 911 Plan, the Arkansas GIS Office has entered into a three-year agreement with the Arkansas 911 Board for creation and maintenance of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) compatible GIS data. A critical component of this project will be a data readiness assessment and/or gap analysis. This

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Municipal Boundaries Update May 15

May 15, 2020 The Arkansas GIS Office is pleased to announce we have updated Municipal Boundaries based on the following: Special note – Because these annexations are effective prior to January 1st, 2020, population will be counted to the city during the 2020 Decennial Census.#ARCounts#CommitToCountAR City Year Ordinance Court Order Type Pocahontas 1996 511 28/307-308

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Cadastral Standard Changes & Web Maps

April 22, 2020 In the fall of 2019, the Arkansas Digital Cadastral Mapping Standard underwent revisions.  Among those were several field name changes in the attribute table schema.  If you have included the GIS Office’s parcel polygon feature service in a web map, particularly an ArcGIS Online web map, you may need to reconfigure the

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