Address Point Aggregation
The Address Point Aggregation Project is to develop and implement a workflow and technical solution for gathering address point data from the seven metro counties, aggregating the data into one file and distributing the points, metadata and other supplementary information to the user community.
Project to deploy a single technology to gather data from individual counties;
Architect a workflow and choose a technology that can be used by all counties within the state of Minnesota;
Implement a fully automated system;
Document decisions and relevant project information that are used to define the project and can be used by non project participants;
Document instructions for the counties of Greater Minnesota as their information becomes available;
Address Aggregation Workgroup be available to assist other counties become part of the aggregation workflow
MetroGIS stakeholders began development of an Address Point Specification in 2004. The NextGen911 community began development of a specficiation to meet their needs in 2015.
The Metro Address Work Group and 911 stakeholders convened on August 31, 2016 to modify the metro specification to more closely align with the needs of the 911 stakeholder community.
Metro Address Standard Version 3.0
MetroGIS Address Specification:
Proposed Changes to 911
(Word document, updated August 30, 2016)
(Excel spreadsheet, updated July 26, 2016)
Address Point Specification Comparison Document
(Word document, updated July 26, 2016)
Data Aggregation Plan
On June 30, 2015, representatives from Carver County, Dakota County, MN.IT Services, MnGeo, MnDNR and the Metropolitan Council convened to begin a formal aggregation plan process. Address point data from Carver and Dakota Counties will be the 'test data' for this initial pilot project.
Draft Data Aggregation Plan Document
Updated: November 5, 2015
(8 page PDF document)
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