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FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 19, 2007—Mercer County, N.J., has selected PlanGraphics, Inc. (PK: PGRA) for an enterprise geodatabase design project. Mercer County Planning Division has developed its geographic information system (GIS) capabilities over the last decade. A primary goal of the new project will be to establish standards that will facilitate the delivery and sharing of high-quality GIS data for effective planning and decision support, according to Lisa Swain, PlanGraphics’ project manager. This project is being funded by a grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security to facilitate interagency and intergovernmental data migration. Specific project activities will include the following: – Detailed review and assessment of existing data and data management practices – Identification of data stewards – Technical assistance for an enterprise geodatabase design, data dictionary and metadata – Development of a data management plan that will ensure the long-term integrity of the enterprise GIS data. PlanGraphics previously worked with Mercer County to develop an implementation plan for a transportation asset management information system. PlanGraphics, founded in 1979, is a full life-cycle systems integration and implementation firm providing a broad range of services in the design and implementation of information technology in the public and commercial sectors. PlanGraphics’ experience with spatial information systems and e-services capabilities provides a critical discriminator among other IT consulting and integration firms. PlanGraphics has headquarters in Frankfort, Ky., and regional offices in Maryland and Colorado. On the Web: www.plangraphics.com.