IT/GIS Department Contact Information
Brad Barnell - Director
528 Monument Street, Room B-32
Greenwood, SC 29646
Phone: (864) 942-8563
Fax: (864) 942-8522
Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:00
The IT/GIS department is responsible for hardware, software, infrastructure and telecommunication requirements for the users working for Greenwood County Government. We are committed to delivering the best technology tools to county staff to enable them to accomplish their daily assignments and provide superior customer service.
Manage County Network Infrastructure
Responsible for keeping the County network infrastructure and all peripherals performing and functioning efficiently at all times. Perform daily backups of all major computer systems within the County.
Manage Comprehensive Countywide Geographic Information System
Responsible for promoting, managing and coordinating the development of a comprehensive countywide geographic information system (GIS) in order to support the analytical, statistical, and mapping needs of Greenwood County.
Develop GIS Applications
Responsible for developing, documenting and implementing GIS applications and for training GIS users countywide.
Ensure Technology Standards
To assure that the GIS technology is implemented in the most efficient, and cost effective way. Responsible for implementing GIS technology that will improve the efficiency of County operations.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is GIS?
An organized collection of computer hardware, software, geographic data, and personnel designed to efficiently capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze, and display all forms of geographically referenced information.
What are the benefits of GIS?
To provide improved ability to analyze information and make better informed decisions; streamline government functions; improve operational efficiency; reduce or eliminate redundancy; improve map maintenance and production efficiency and provide improved access to maps and data.
What County functions are supported by GIS?
Emergency planning and operations; land use planning; facilities management; environmental analysis; transportation planning and management; government administration and Citizen access of GIS data through the use of the Internet